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This Smith machine has its uses, like with this dead-stop drop set for back.

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Tip: Activate These Muscles Before Deadlifting

Fire up the right muscles before your big pulls and you'll lift heavier and prevent low back pain. Here's what to do.

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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 1.5 Method for Squats

Use this method to build your quads and improve the bottom position of your squat.

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Tip: Mobilize Ankle Joints With End Range Oscillations

If your restricted ankle issues stem from joint mobility problems, foam rolling and stretching won't help. This will.

Tip: Two Tips for Perfect Deadlifts

These simple cues will make your deadlift feel awesome, keep you safer, and help you pull more weight.

Tip: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Do those tight shirts and pants really improve workouts and recovery? Here's the science.

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Tip: Bi-Phasic Stretching For The Calves

Got restricted calves and ankles? Do this after your foam rolling and soft tissue work.

Tip: How to Get More Gains on Back Day

Follow this simple rule and get better results from your pulling exercises.

Tip: The Descending Set Bench Press Workout

Train for strength and hypertrophy in the same workout. Here's how.

American Men: As Fertile as Dead Hamsters

Sperm counts have declined 59%. Here's why you should care, even if you're not ready to make babies.

Tip: Reassess Your Squat

Here's what you need to know about knee position, butt wink, and more.

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Tip: Bottom-Up Bulgarian Split Squat

To get results from this exercise, you must build a stable base. One way to do that is with the bottom-up variation. Here's how to do it.

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: Upper Body Sled Pull Variations

It's not just for legs and lungs. Try these sled exercises for upper body activation.

Tip: The 100 Rep Pyramid

A new twist on a classic muscle-building method. Check it out.

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Tip: The Hollow Rock and Hollow Hold

Steal this challenging core movement from the world of gymnastics. Here are a few ways to do it.

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Tip: Reverse Crunch Plus Deadbug

Combine these two core exercises for a unique workout challenge.

Tip: How to Stop Sucking At Pistol Squats

From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.

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Tip: The Reverse Hyper, An Overview

Lucky enough to have this machine in your gym? If so, here's a quick overview on its benefits and how to use it.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Calves

Sequence these corrective drills in this order and you'll get better results from each. Try it before your next lower body workout.

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Tip: Triceps French Press

This is a great exercise for triceps thickness, if you do it correctly. Here's how to get it right.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Pecs

Sequence these corrective drills in this order before your next chest day and get a better workout.

Tip: Pain vs. Discomfort vs. Progress

A smart lifter knows he has to get out of his comfort zone, but the wise lifter also knows to avoid pain. Here's the difference.

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Tip: Forearm Flexor Mechanical Drop Set

With the same weight, do 8-10 Zottman curls, then 8-10 hammer curls, and finish with 8-10 alternating dumbbell curls.