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Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

Tip: Rethinking the Fasting Trend

I believed in intermittent fasting, gave it a fair shot, then changed my mind about it. Here are the big drawbacks to fasting.

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Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

Single-Digit Bodyfat: Smash the Plateau

It's easy to go from fat to lean-ish, but fat loss can easily stall when your goal is to get truly shredded. Here are three things you need to know.

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Tip: Over-Pulling On Pull-Ups and Pulldowns

It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.

Tip: The Athlete's Overhead Press

This will increase your ability to transfer force across your body, which is crucial for punching, batting, throwing, and even sprinting.

Tip: The Missing Biceps Exercise

To maximize arm size, you need to add this biceps movement to your program.

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Tip: Banded Good Morning

Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Athletes

Close grip or traditional grip? If an athlete wants to transfer strength into power, here's what science says is the best choice.

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.

Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.

Tip: Keep Your Diet Boring

What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

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Tip: Hang and Swing Destroyer Set

Stubborn rear delts? Punish them until they grow with this 100 rep drop set. Use partials at first, then full range on the last drop.

Tip: Go Heavy Without Going Heavy

For the experienced lifter, this effective training method allows you to build strength without all the risky 1RMs.

Tip: Stop Bouncing Your Deadlifts

Most of the time you're just cheating yourself... and you look stupid. Here's why it completely trashes the training effect.

Tip: A Recovery Protocol for Power Athletes

What happens when you combine several popular recovery methods? This new study tested it out.

Tip: Eat More, Get Ripped

Trying to lose fat? Can't drop calories any lower? Then it's time to reverse diet and keep the fat loss coming. Here's how.

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Tip: Lateral Shuttle 2-Step

Boost your athleticism, improve coordination, and set your quads and lungs on fire with this do-anywhere drill.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

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Tip: Push-Up, Stand Up, Squat Prisoner Jump Countdown

Start with one rep of each exercise, then do two on the next round. Keep the ladder going until you're doing 10 reps per movement on the last round. No rest!

Tip: It Grows Muscle, Too

Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.

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Tip: Hip Thrust – Two Legs Up, One Leg Down

Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.

Tip: Practice Hara Hachi Bu

Hara-what? It's a simple Japanese dietary approach that will keep you lean and mean. Check it out.