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Tip: Deficit Semi-Sumo Deadlift

This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!

3 Ridiculous Things People Say About Diet

You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.

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Tip: Good Curl Form with Elbow Raise

Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.

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Tip: 2:1 Accentuated Eccentric Machine Press

Negatives help you build muscle. Try this technique for chest training.

Tip: Painful Training: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.

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Tip: Do Clap Push-Ups Before Heavy Chest Work

A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.

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Tip: Towel Bent Row

This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.

Tip: 25 Reps for Bigger Legs

When you walk into a room, do people think you're riding a stork? If so, here's the workout method you need.

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Tip: Thick Grip Neutral Pull-Ups

Strengthen your grip by doing your pull-ups or chin-ups with a thick grip attachment or a couple of towels.

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Tip: The Right Grip for the Barbell Ab Rollout

To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Use This Machine

It's not just for back. Check out these muscle-building exercise variations.

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Tip: Seated Overhead Pin Press

Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.

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Tip: Jerk From Pins

Improve your rate of force development with this variation of the jerk.

Tip: The Exercise You're Not Doing Enough

Make your back feel awesome and build your grip strength with this simple exercise.

Tip: You're Not Eating Enough

Can't seem to gain quality muscle weight? Here's how many calories to shoot for daily and a good macro split.

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Tip: Use This Trick for Perfect Push-Ups

The most common push-up mistake is letting the hips sag. Here's a simple cue to fix that problem instantly.

Tip: Build Your Rep Strength, Build More Muscle

Chances are, if muscle growth has stopped it's because you adopted too many fancy techniques instead of just getting stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: The Cure for Ugly Overhead Presses

Balance your shoulders and learn to brace to dominate the barbell press. Here's exactly how to do it.

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Tip: The Medball Ab Rollout

This tough rollout variation will nail your core and your lats. Do 3 to 6 sets of 5 to 8 rolls.

Tip: 5 Trumped Up Claims About Organic Food

Science finally has some conclusions about organic food. You may be surprised.

Tip: Is Cryotherapy Actually Effective?

When it comes to muscle recovery, does freezing your glutes off actually work? Here's what two studies discovered.

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Tip: Supine Band Shoulder External Rotation

Rotator cuff work keeps your shoulders healthy. Coach Tumminello discusses why a popular exercise doesn't do the trick and shows you a better one.

Tip: Age Makes No Difference in Recovery Rates

Science shows that recovery rates stay fairly consistent in the young and old(er). Take a look.

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Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.