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Tip: The Recovery Intrusive Deadlift

Yes, do deadlifts. But program them wisely or you'll crash and burn. Here's why and what to do about it.

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Tip: Copy and Paste to Be a Better Deadlifter

Most lifters' warm-up sets look very different than their working sets. That's a problem. Here's why.

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Tip: Use Squats to Build Your Deadlift Strength

You need quad strength to initiate a heavy pull. Here's how to get it.

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Tip: The Slow-Start Deadlift

Hips coming up too fast? Can't keep upper back tension? Here's the fix.

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Tip: Fix Your Technique with Paused Deadlifts

Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.

Tip: Pre-Stimulating Agonist Supersets

Use this training technique to boost muscle fiber recruitment and build a better mind-muscle connection with lagging muscles.

Tip: The Missing Pull-Up Variation

Most smart lifters do some variation of the pull-up or chin-up, but not many have tried this one. Take a look.

Tip: Get Your Press Up and Protect Your Back

Stop overarching your lower back with overhead presses. These 4 exercises will strengthen your core, fix your form, and keep you honest.

Tip: A Japanese Method of Stress & Anxiety Control

Forest bathing sounds like something only naked hippies do, but now science backs up the practice. Read this to chill out.

Tip: Fight Dead Butt Syndrome

Chances are if you're over 30 that backside of yours is starting to look like two gluten-free pancakes, even if you train. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: A Startling Benefit of Exercise

A huge study of tens of thousands of people reveals that the upside of exercise is far more potent than we realized.

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Tip: Medicine Ball or Weight Plate Side Lean

This is tougher than it looks. Add to the end of your ab training for all-around core strength.

Tip: The Golden Ratio for Hardgainers

How much time should you spend building versus cutting? Your physique depends on the answer. Check this out.

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Tip: Stability Ball Side Crunch

Build all-around core strength with this move.

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Tip: Stability Ball Reverse Crunch

Eliminate momentum and get a stretch at the bottom to really make this ab exercise work well.

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Tip: Stability Ball Plate Crunch

To build your abs, you need to add resistance, just like every other muscle group. Here's a great way to do it.

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Tip: Parallel-Grip Cable Press

This cable exercise does a great job of smashing both the anterior and medial heads.

Tip: Double-Down Triceps Training

Use this compound set to totally exhaust your muscle fibers and hit the neglected long head of the triceps.

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Tip: Dumbbell Shoulder Press, Ladder Set

To do a ladder set, start with a weight you can lift for 15 reps. Do 2, 4, 5, and 10 reps with ten-second breaks between each.

Tip: Make Your Core Work More Effective

Name your favorite ab exercise performed on the floor. Got it? Now, here's a clever way to make it even better.

Tip: How to Build Tension in the Deadlift

Clean up your deadlift technique and get your lats engaged with this super simple trick.

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Tip: Prone Incline Dumbbell Curl

Keep the tension on your biceps high even at the top end-range with this exercise.

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Tip: Are Sumo Deadlifts Cheating?

Some people think they are. Here's why they're wrong.