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Tip: Kinky Lifting for Kinesthetic Awareness

Does lifting blindfolded (or with your eyes closed) really improve performance? Here's the science.

Tip: The Ultimate Health Drink for Lifters

Make your joints feel good, feed your good gut bacteria, and boost your overall health with one combo drink. Check it out.

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Tip: Deep Squat Landmine

Work on your core stability and hip mobility in one movement.

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Tip: Hammer-Grip Kettlebell Drop Set

For this mechanical drop set, you'll start with the hardest exercise and, as you fatigue, move to the easiest. Works with a bar and a supinated grip too.

Tip: The 6-12-30 Method for Big Quads

Your legs don't want to grow. Force them with this tough tri-set.

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Tip: Anti-Rollouts

This resisted ab rollout variation, set up at a 45-degree angle to the band, trains anti-extension, anti-rotation, and anti-lateral flexion.

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Tip: Landmine Rotational Press

Try this to improve lower body explosiveness, core stability, and upper body strength.

Tip: Rub This On For More Reps

This hot stuff increases workout performance. Here's how.

Tip: Build Better Lats With Constant Tension

Build your lats and strengthen your core at the same time with this exercise. Take a look.

Tip: How to Build Your Serratus

Here's how to target this often neglected muscle.

Tip: Everything Works, But Only For So Long

Here's how to find the right balance between the big basics and exercise variety to stimulate fresh gains.

Tip: No Need to Stretch If You Do This

Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.

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Tip: Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Drills

Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.

Tip: Metabolic Stress and TUT for Chest Growth

Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.

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Tip: Inverted Face Pulls

This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.

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Tip: The Landmine Row

This is the supported variation of the Meadows row. Very effective and more back friendly.

Tip: Do the Chop & Lift for a Powerful Core

Use time under tension and these exercises to build core strength that transfers into real-world athleticism.

Tip: Eat Ice Cream, Stay Lean. Really.

A new type of ice cream that's actually fairly healthy. Check it out.

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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

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Tip: Straddle Hip Belt Squats

Think of this as a T-bar row, but for your legs. It will smoke your quads.

The 6 Toughest Drop Set Workouts

Regular lifters do regular sets. Ambitious lifters do drop sets. Crazy mothers do mechanical drop sets. Be a crazy mother. Here's how.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

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Tip: Cable Stack Wrist Roller

Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.

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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.