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Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar

Some of the strongest lifters on the planet start their workouts with an empty bar. Here's why you should too.

Tip: Do Micro Drop Sets for Growth

Use this set-extending technique to fit more soul-crushing work into fewer reps and less time.

Tip: Take This Grip Strength Test

If you can't pass this test, then either your grip strength sucks or you're too fat. Check it out.

Tip: Do Paused-Rep Pulldowns

A simple technique plus a change in grip can make pulldowns work much better. Check this out.

Tip: Do Elevator Squats for Big Legs

Finish off leg day with this hypertrophy-inducing training method. Here's how.

Tip: Squats and Deads: Find Your Ideal Strategy

Do you do them twice a week? Once a week? Here's how to figure out what's best for you.

Tip: Fix Your Diet. Stop Ignoring the Obvious.

Disregard the quick-fix advice that most women's magazines are pedaling these days. Zero in on the big habitual blunders.

Tip: Don't Judge a Workout By Its Length

How long do your lifting workouts last? Don't answer. It doesn't matter much. Here's why.

Tip: Set Higher Rep PRs

Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.

Tip: Do Partner Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Manual resistance flyes. Yeah, this is gonna hurt. Here's how to do them.

Tip: Don't Reach for the Bar With Your Chin

It's one of the most common technique mistakes with chin-ups. Here's why and how to avoid it.

Tip: Stop Trying, Start Committing

It's time to cut the crap and reach your physique goals. Trying is lying. Start committing instead. Here's how.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Focusing on Isolation Exercises

Your best gains will come from getting strong on the big basics. Here's why, and what to do.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Do The Lazy Lifter Warm-Up

Two minutes, two quick warm-up drills. The fast warm-up for lazy (or busy) lifters. Check it out.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

Tip: Use Contrast Training for Faster Results

Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.

Tip: Bench Heavier With Full-Body Tension

Use a unique variation of the plank to bench press more weight safely. Here's how.

Tip: Tighten Your Workouts With A Timer

Lose fat, stay focused, and increase work capacity with this simple tool. Here's how.

Tip: Improve Your Pull-Up with the "Hang and Pack"

Stop jumping into your pull-up. Get strong in the bottom position with this method. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Lateral Shuttle Run

It'll make you a better athlete and prevent knee and ankle injuries. Here's how to set it up.

Tip: Do Broad Jumps Before Lifting

Do these before weight training and you'll recruit more muscle during your workout. Here's how.