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Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.

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Tip: The Jiggle Test

Here's how to know whether or not you could benefit from a cheat meal or refeed during your fat-loss diet.

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Tip: The Shoulder Push-Up

This push-back variation focuses more on your delts than your chest.

Tip: Instantly Increase Upper-Body Mobility

Generate more power. Press, throw, and punch like a beast. Use this drill.

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Tip: Hands-Free Front Squat

This lift is a teaching tool. It helps you find the sweet spot for bar placement on regular front squats, and it teaches you to keep the elbows high.

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Tip: Partial ROM vs. Full ROM Triceps Extensions

In one study, partial range of motion skull crushers triggered almost twice the muscle growth as full range of motion.

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Tip: Posture and the Behind-the-Neck Press

Is it really a bad exercise? That depends on your posture and your overall training history.

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Tip: The Chain Press

This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.

The Most Dangerous Nutrition Myth

It's something most of us fall prey to every day, but it can wipe out the benefits of exercise and worse, ruin our health.

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Tip: Bench Press With Shoulder-Saver Pad

Shoulders banged up? Take a tip from top powerlifters and use a pad to reduce the tricky part of the range of motion.

Tip: The Naughty Appetite Suppressant

This substance has a bad reputation, but it's relatively safe for mild metabolism boosts and appetite suppression.

Tip: Upper-Body Day? Do This Drill First

Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.

Tip: Cheat Meals – A Rant

When do you get a cheat meal when dieting? When you deserve one. And you probably don't deserve one yet. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Side Bend

People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.

Tip: Here's Why Your Deadlift Stinks

Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.

Tip: Do Plastic Bars Lead to Greater Gains?

Researchers study whether a new type of wobbly bar recruits more muscle than conventional steel bars.

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Tip: Double Band Hip Thrust

Get more butt stuff done with this variation of the hip thrust.

Tip: Fire Up Your CNS For Better Lifting

Do a couple of these drills before you lift and you'll get the best workout you've had this year.

Tip: Do This Before Every Upper-Body Workout

This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.

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Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov

Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

Tip: Adaptive Resistance: What You Need to Know

Is it time for you to dump a favorite exercise and switch it for something new? Answer these three questions and you'll know.

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Tip: Box Squatting – An Overview

Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.

Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

Tip: Gains Stopped? Do Less, Not More

A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.