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Tip: Cable Rows with Ab Straps

Here's a great rowing variation to use if barbell rows are too tricky for your cranky lower back.

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Tip: Delt Sweeps

Finish off your heavy shoulder work with this pumptastic exercise.

Tip: Doctors Should Prescribe Anabolic Steroids

Research from the 50's and 60's indicates these drugs are far too valuable to be excluded from the physician's black bag.

Tip: Most Food Allergies Are a Delusion

Some bad stats led to a nation-wide paranoia about peanut and other allegedly common food allergies. Here's the truth.

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Tip: Beards, Baldness, and Sexiness

We jokingly asked Coach Carter about baldness and beards. And the big guy actually dropped some science on us.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier

You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!

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Tip: Cable Straight-Arm Pulldown Drop Set

Hit your lats throughout the range of motion with this untraditional drop set.

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Tip: One-Arm Cable Rear-Delt Flye Drop Set

Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.

Tip: Banana Nut Muffins for Bodybuilders

Store-bought muffins are a total calorie bomb. Make these instead and get fewer carbs and calories, plus more protein.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

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Tip: Standing Calf Raise, Rest-Pause

Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.

Tip: Cannabis, Body Fat, and Testosterone

Does weed make you overeat? Does it lower T levels? Here's what science tells us.

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Tip: Seated Dumbbell Calf Raise

If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.

Tip: 3 Unexpected Things That Accelerate Gains

The answer isn't always to eat more and lift heavier. Here are three things a lot of lifters don't think about.

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Tip: Pullover and Press

Blast your triceps with this elbow-friendly exercise.

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Tips: Concentration Curl with Offset Grip

The offset resistance will help you develop the short head of the biceps for thicker looking arms.

Tip: The Longevity Stack. Live 60 Percent Longer?

Can adding this herbal supplement to your probiotics help you live 60% longer? Probably not. But it might add a few good years. Info here.

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Tip: Independent Handle Pushdown

Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.

Tip: The Worst Thing to Say About Training

If you want to motivate a client, your spouse, or your training partner, the words you use are important. Here's the latest science.

Tip: How to Fight Post-Show Depression

Many bodybuilders get depressed after a competition, even if they win. Why? And what can be done about it? Answers here.

Tip: Bake Your Bacon

Here's how to enjoy bacon with fewer calories and easier clean-up. Bonus: How to make turkey bacon that doesn't suck.

Question of Strength 50

How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.

Tip: 3 Strength Training Mistakes to Avoid

There are some people who need advanced drills and programming. You may not be one of them. Here's how to keep it simple and get strong.