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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise, Proper Form

For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.

Tip: Slow Down, Get Huge

Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. 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.

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: Kettlebells Are Overrated

In most cases, dumbbells are just as good. Here are five examples.

Tip: Always Do This Before You Deadlift

These two simple cues will help you lift more weight and do it safely.

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Tip: One and One-Fourth Squat

This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.

The Metabolic Color System

Are your workouts red, yellow, or green? You need a balance if you want to build muscle or lose fat. What does that mean? Read this.

Tip: Advanced Tactics for Advanced Deadlifters

To improve your deadlift, use a combo of strength-skill work and progressive range of motion training (PRM). Here's how.

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.

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

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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.

Tip: Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose It?

Only 1 out of a 100 people really knows what happens to fat when you diet. Sad!

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Tip: Kettlebell Flyes and Presses

Use kettlebells for this complex, which includes two types of flyes and one press.

Tip: The Rep Rules for Big Compound Lifts

Here's how to get the most results from the biggest, baddest exercises.

Press-medley

Tip: Press Medley

This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.

A New Supplement Stack for Fat Loss

Stubborn fat areas don't always respond to just diet and exercise. Sometimes, you need a little extra help to drop that last bit of blubber. Try this.

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Tip: Multi-Contraction Drop Set

Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.

Tip: The One-Second Bench Press Fix

Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.

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Tip: Bench Thoracic Spine Mobilization

Most heavy lifters need better thoracic spine mobility. Here's one way to get it, while also stretching your lats and triceps.

Tip: 3 Ways to Master the Mind-Muscle Connection

Get more muscle growth with internal focus of attention. Here's how.

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Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.