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Here's how to upgrade some of your favorite exercises to make them even more effective.

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Tip: The Best Way to Do Flyes

Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.

Tip: Do This Before a High-Carb Cheat Meal

Protect your waistline from high-carb binges with this supplement. Here's how.

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Tip: Farmer's Walk Complex 1

Grab a few pairs of dumbbells and add this finisher to the end of your workouts. You'll hate it, but you'll love the results.

Tip: Master This Before You Deadlift

The deadlift is awesome, but make sure you progress up to it correctly. You'll lift more and do it safely. Here's how.

Tip: Do This for 20 Minutes, Feel Great

Deload your spine, fix your posture, function better. Here's how.

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Tip: Paused Bulgarian Split Squat

Ramp up this staple exercise by adding a short pause at the bottom of each rep, then explode from that dead-stop position. Do 6-10 reps, 2-5 sets.

Tip: Insulin Sensitivity and Protein Pancakes

Breakfast, early morning workouts, and individual differences. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Loaded Lat Stretch for Shoulder Flexion

Use this weighted drill to open up your lats and improve overhead mobility and shoulder health.

Tip: Get Your Head Out of Your Science-Butt

Stop panicking about natural and unnatural chemicals in food. Here's why.

Tip: Combat Muscle Loss With This Fat

Catabolism is the enemy. Here's an easy way to smack it down.

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Tip: Face Pull With Underhand Grip

Go lighter and slower with this underhand variation of the face pull. This version of the exercise is better as a corrective or activation drill.

Tip: Get Killer Workouts With This Plant Oil

Increase work performance by up to 50% with this inexpensive oil.

Tip: Stay Lean With This Green

Keep your blood sugar in check, naturally. Add this to your diet.

Tip: The 4 Keys to Bigger Triceps

You need more than 3 sets of 10 of your favorite triceps exercise if you want maximal growth. Here's what to do.

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Tip: Rope Pulldowns for Lats

Sit on the floor, get a full stretch of the lats, then pull with your elbows as far behind you as you can. Arch your low back and get your chest out.

Tip: This Ingredient Boosts T in Men and Women

This herb works through different mechanisms to benefit both sexes. Here's the science.

Tip: Dope Your Performance With Leaves

Daily consumption of this vegetable can increase exercise performance. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Bench Press Basics

A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.

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Tip: The Wide-Stance Box Squat

Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.

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Tip: The Cable Pullover Lat Finisher

After your big lifts, finish off your lats and get a good stretch with this exercise.

Tip: The Exercise Most People Screw Up

Even many so-called experts teach it incorrectly. Let's set things straight.

Tip: Fix Your Adductors with this Mobility Move

Use this drill in any warm-up before squats or deadlifts. Check it out.

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Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!

Tip: Do the One-Arm Bench Hybrid

One part dumbbell bench press, one part glute activation, one part balancing act, and a little bit of headless horseman.