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Some exercises just don't fit your body type. Others are hard to set up. Here's how to make those awkward exercises work for you.

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Tip: One-Arm Push-Up

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: Reverse Crunch, Correct Form

Using a tight, controlled range of motion (reducing any leg kicking) forces your abs to do more work.

Tip: Upper-Body Day? Do This Drill First

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

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: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

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

Tip: Master the Deadlift Jump

Increase athleticism and smash your deadlift PR. Add this to your program. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Squeeze Press & Flye Combo

This complex starts with the squeeze press. Ideally, use hex dumbbells since you need to squeeze them together hard. Then move on to regular flyes.

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Tip: Lawnmower Back Extension

This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

Tip: An Easy Way to Portion Control

Like it or not, all diets come down to eating less. Here's a simple way to take control before meals.

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Tip: Dips With Band

Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.

Tip: A New Way to Row

Get greater activation of the lats and upper back with this exercise variation.

Tip: The Cure for Functional Weak Links

Every lifter needs more rotational work in his programming. Try this exercise.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press, Lowered Slowly

Add a slow negative to this classic strength and power movement and you'll get a great full-body exercises for athletes.

Tip: What To Do When Fat Loss Stalls

Your diet is tight and your training is on point. So why hasn't the scale budged? Here are two common, but easily overlooked problems.

Tip: Get Sore, Not Sad

Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

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

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

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.

Tip: Ankle Mobility for Muscleheads

Poor ankle movement causes problems throughout the body. Here's how to fix yours fast.

Tip: How to Stop Muscle Loss When Dieting

Bad diets cause you to lose more muscle than fat. And one bad habit will make muscle catabolism 60 percent worse. Check this out.

Tip: Exercise Pills? The Real Science of Mimetics

Science shows that certain compounds improve body comp on their own, but work synergistically when combined with exercise.