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Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.

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Tip: The Best Rest Periods for Building Muscle

Is hypertrophy your primary goal? Here's how long to rest between sets for maximum gains.

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Tip: Alternating Overhead Iso Pull-Apart

Move slowly through 2-3 rounds of 5 reps on each side to prep the shoulder before your next pull-emphasized training day that involves things like pull-ups.

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Tip: The Star Pattern Pull-Apart

Add these to your warm-up: 2-3 sets, 4-6 reps in each direction before any upper body training. Your shoulders will feel great.

Tip: An Awkward Way to Get Ripped

It's kinda odd, maybe even politically incorrect, but science says it works. Check it out.

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Tip: 2 Reps Slow, 2 Reps Fast

With the tempo-contrast method, different types of contractions recruit more muscle fibers. Do 2 reps slow (5 seconds up, 5 seconds down) then 2 fast reps. Do either 8 or 12 total reps per set.

Tip: Take This to Prevent Sun Damage

Protect yourself from premature aging and skin cancer with this common supplement.

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Tip: A Better Way to Build Triceps

Use submaximal isometrics to build better triceps. Hold your first rep isometrically, then do 8-12 regular reps.

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Tip: Deadlift Right for Your Body Type

Unless you're in a powerlifting competition, deadlifting from the floor may not be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: The Mixed-Grip Deadlift Sucks

Sure, it'll help you pull more weight, but unless you're a competitive powerlifter and have to use it, it's best avoided. Here's why.

Tip: Do THIS Before Deadlifting

If you prime your CNS before a big pull, you'll lift heavier and feel awesome. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.

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Tip: The Front Squat & Deadlift Challenge

Want to get in your cardio? Skip the treadmill and get in the squat rack instead.

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Tip: Do Your Rope Pushdowns Kneeling

Want to build your triceps? Get on the floor. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid These Organic Foods

Some organic foods are worth the extra money... and some definitely aren't. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Full-Body Bench Press

Want to build more pressing power and overall strength? Flip your bench. Check this out.

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Tip: Master the Sliding Lunge

Use this technique to make your regular barbell and dumbbell lunges work even better.

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Tip: Do the Slider Lunge

Increase range of motion, get stronger, and become more athletic. Do this drill.

Tip: Fix Your Overhead Squat

Most people can't even do one because of shoulder mobility issues. Here's how to fix them.

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Tip: How to Do the Side-to-Side Plyo Push-Up

Are you good at plyo push-ups? Good! Now try this variation.

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Tip: Snatch Jump for Power

Build power with this unique Olympic lifting variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Bad Habit That Makes You Overeat

Not only does this make you eat 385 extra calories a day, it also saps your natural testosterone. Check out the science.

Tip: Lift a Kettlebell Like This

Build your triceps, chest, shoulders, and lats in a whole new way. Try this.

Fat Burner or Money Waster?

This supplement is growing in popularity. It's supposed to increase your metabolically active tissue and make you leaner. Does it? Here's the verdict.