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Tip: Do the Axe Chop for Core Strength

Build powerful rotational strength with this cable exercise. Here's 6 ways to do it.

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Tip: Stability Ball Reverse Crunch

Eliminate momentum and get a stretch at the bottom to really make this ab exercise work well.

Tip: How to Build Tension in the Deadlift

Clean up your deadlift technique and get your lats engaged with this super simple trick.

Tip: The Best Deadlift Grip?

Stop arguing. There's a simple answer to this sometimes tricky question. Check it out.

Tip: The Art of the Prep Set

It's not a warm-up set, but it's just as important. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Floor Press Overview

Build your lockout strength and the size of your triceps with this movement.

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Tip: Trap Bar Complex

Complexes – a series of exercises performed in succession with a single implement – are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn fat.

Tip: The Crusher Push-Up

This is not for beginners. But if you're past that stage, this variation will crush your chest, shoulders, and triceps... in a good way.

Tip: Your Seafood Isn't What You Think It Is

The seafood suppliers, grocery stores, seafood restaurants, and sushi chefs think we're all morons. Here's what they're doing to fool us.

Tip: 13 Minutes Is All You Need?

A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?

How to Get Someone to Work Out

Trying to get your significant other or a relative into the gym? Want to help a friend get motivated? Check out these 11 tips.

Tip: A Different Way to Bench Press

Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Dumbbell Row

With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.

Tip: The Core Exercise for Deadlifters

If you deadlift (specifically if you use a sumo stance) this should be one of your key supplemental exercises.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

How to Keep Making Gains

The idea of muscle confusion is stupid, but strategic variation is different. Here's how to use it to keep the strength and muscle gains coming.

Tip: Should You Max Out Today?

Use this handy guide before you go all-out with your next PR attempt.

Tip: Overfeeding and BMR

How to use your metabolic rate to keep the gains coming.

Tip: The Invisible Cable Flye

Looks weird, but it'll light up your shoulders, chest, lats, and even your traps.

Tip: Eat This to Protect Your DNA

This food actually accounts for longer telomeres and prevents biologic aging and the diseases that come with it.

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Tip: 2.5 Inch Deficit Deadlifts

For this deadlift variation, stand on a small platform or plates. Great accessory exercise to boost your standard deadlift strength.

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Tip: Constant Tension RDL

With this Romanian deadlift variation, you don't reset the bar every rep. Lighten the weight a bit and shoot for constant tension.

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Tip: Z Press Variations

The Z press is the ultimate exercise to test your ability to keep your posture while pressing something overhead.

Tip: The Truth About Testosterone and Aggression

Is it your high testosterone levels that won't let you be dissed without throwing a retaliatory punch, or is it something else? Info here.