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Tip: To Get Bigger, Get Stronger

You understand progressive overload, but are you really using it? Check this out.

Tip: Better Barbell Rowing

What to do before you ever lift the bar, plus some great advice about form.

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Tip: The Chain Press

This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.

The Most Dangerous Nutrition Myth

It's something most of us fall prey to every day, but it can wipe out the benefits of exercise and worse, ruin our health.

Tip: The Naughty Appetite Suppressant

This substance has a bad reputation, but it's relatively safe for mild metabolism boosts and appetite suppression.

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Tip: Reverse Crunch, Correct Form

Using a tight, controlled range of motion (reducing any leg kicking) forces your abs to do more work.

Tip: Upper-Body Day? Do This Drill First

Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.

Tip: Cheat Meals – A Rant

When do you get a cheat meal when dieting? When you deserve one. And you probably don't deserve one yet. Here's why.

Tip: Slow Down, Get Huge

Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Side Bend

People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.

Tip: Here's Why Your Deadlift Stinks

Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.

Tip: Do Plastic Bars Lead to Greater Gains?

Researchers study whether a new type of wobbly bar recruits more muscle than conventional steel bars.

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Tip: Double Band Hip Thrust

Get more butt stuff done with this variation of the hip thrust.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.

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Tip: One and One-Fourth Squat

This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.

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Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov

Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

Tip: Adaptive Resistance: What You Need to Know

Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.

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Tip: Box Squatting – An Overview

Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.

Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

The Protein Preload

Science says a preload of protein before meals can lead to a leaner body. Now there's another way to do it during a meal. Info here.

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

Tip: Gains Stopped? Do Less, Not More

A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.

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Tip: Squeeze Press & Flye Combo

This complex starts with the squeeze press. Ideally, use hex dumbbells since you need to squeeze them together hard. Then move on to regular flyes.

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Tip: Multi-Contraction Drop Set

Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.