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Tip: Build Your Triceps With These 6 Methods

Take a few tips from ridiculously strong powerlifters and apply these training methods.

Tip: Train Your Abs Directly

No, the big compound lifts aren't enough for real core strength. Here's why.

Tip: Do Micro Drop Sets for Growth

Use this set-extending technique to fit more soul-crushing work into fewer reps and less time.

Tip: Lose Fat. Avoid These Pitfalls.

These two things don't directly involve food, but they'll wreck your diet anyway. Check 'em out.

Tip: Know Why You're Squatting

Do you want more muscle or more weight on the bar? How you answer should determine how you squat. Info here.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

The Truth About Direct Arm Training

Many functional training zealots will tell you there's no need to train the biceps and triceps directly. Here's why they're wrong... and kinda puny.

Tip: Do the Med Ball Tack & Floss

Shoulders feeling stiff and cranky? Ditch the foam roller, grab a med ball, and do these drills.

Tip: Drop the Cheat Meals

Cheat meals have their place, but not if you're already too fat. It's time for a reality check. Read this... or just run to your safe space and stay fat.

Tip: Squats and Deads: Find Your Ideal Strategy

Do you do them twice a week? Once a week? Here's how to figure out what's best for you.

Tip: Use Conditioning to Build Muscle

Hey meathead, if you're not accustomed to raising your heart rate, get started with one of these options.

Tip: Train for Systemic Growth

Don't try to isolate every little muscle. Prioritize big compound lifts, especially if you're natural. Here's why.

Tip: Choose the Right Load for Hamstrings

Get this part right and you'll maximize hamstring hypertrophy. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Don't Judge a Workout By Its Length

How long do your lifting workouts last? Don't answer. It doesn't matter much. Here's why.

Fine-Tuning the Clean

You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.

Tip: Try the Wobble Squat

Looks crazy, but it's used by strength athletes to train the squat and bulletproof the core. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Test Your Unilateral Leg Strength

These four challenges will test your lower body strength and give you a heck of a workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: Set Higher Rep PRs

Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.

Tip: Use the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Manual resistance flyes. Yeah, this is gonna hurt. Here's how to do them.

Tip: Build Your Grip with Deadlift Ramps

This grip strengthening method is flat-out nuts, but it works remarkably fast. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Plank and Push-up Challenge

It's time to shake up your workout. Challenge your friends (or enemies) and see who lasts the longest. Check it out.

Tip: Fire Up the Lats to Deadlift Better

Getting the lats to engage is a game changer for a big deadlift. Try this training technique to make it happen.

Tip: Use Instinctive Training Wisely

The fancy term for it is autoregulatory training. Here's how and when to use it.