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Tip: Lawnmower Back Extension

This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.

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Tip: Dips With Band

Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.

Tip: Seminar Syndrome – A Common Trainer Problem

It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.

5 Proven Ways to Keep the Muscle Coming

For 20 years, this coach has tested just about every muscle-building method out there. Here are his top five tips for gains.

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Tip: The PJR Pullover

This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.

Tip: What To Do When Fat Loss Stalls

Your diet is tight and your training is on point. So why hasn't the scale budged? Here are two common, but easily overlooked problems.

Tip: Get Sore, Not Sad

Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.

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Tip: Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

Tip: Hip Thrust With Band

For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: Cable Pull-Through

Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

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Tip: Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat from Deficit

One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.

8 Things Coaches Have Changed Their Minds About

If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.

Tip: Exercise Pills? The Real Science of Mimetics

Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.

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Tip: The Most Outlawed Exercise

Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.

Tip: Make Your Low Back and Knees Feel Better

Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.

Tip: 4 Hacks for Gettin' Lean or Gettin' Huge

Simple strategies for controlling your food intake when you're cutting or packing in the extra calories for mass gains.

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Tip: Back Raise for Erectors

Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.

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Tip: Power Shrug

Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.

Tip: The Bench Press Tip No One Talks About

Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.