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Tip: Good Curl Form with Elbow Raise

Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.

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Tip: 2:1 Accentuated Eccentric Machine Press

Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.

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Tip: 1-1-2 Bench Press

Here's a tougher-than-it-looks ways to ramp up your chest training, boost TUT for growth, and improve motor unit recruitment.

Tip: Go Heavy or Go... Make Gains Anyway

If the bar ain't bending, you're just pretending, right? Well, not so fast. Here's why.

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Tip: Popover Push-Up

And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.

Tip: Painful Training: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.

Tip: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.

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Tip: Do Clap Push-Ups Before Heavy Chest Work

A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.

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Tip: Towel Bent Row

This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

Tip: 25 Reps for Bigger Legs

When you walk into a room, do people think you're riding a stork? If so, here's the workout method you need.

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Tip: Thick Grip Neutral Pull-Ups

Strengthen your grip by doing your pull-ups or chin-ups with a thick grip attachment or a couple of towels.

Tip: Low Fat vs. Low Carb For Fat Loss

What's better for improved body composition? One study says it might not be what you think it is.

Tip: Grip Position and Shoulder Mechanics

Here's a common form mistake that most lifters don't even know they're making.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

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Tip: Bench Press from Pins

Build strength and power by starting your bench press from a dead-start position. Here's how.

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Tip: Seated Overhead Pin Press

Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.

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Tip: Jerk From Pins

Improve your rate of force development with this variation of the jerk.

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Tip: The Weighted Muscle-Up

Once you master the muscle-up, progress by adding weight just as you would a pull-up.

Tip: The One-Arm Press Test

Have you become neuromuscularly complacent? Try this core strength test and find out.

Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

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Tip: Progression Methods, T Nation Boot Camp

After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.

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Tip: Reciprocal Inhibition – A Better Way to Stretch Your Neck

Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.