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Tip: Do The Couch Stretch Correctly

This is a popular hip-opener, but just because it feels uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing it right. Here's how to get the most out of it.

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Tip: Get Your Grip Right for Pressing

Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

Tip: A New Exercise for an Athletic Butt

Build a strong and powerful backside with this unique exercise that won't leave you sore for days.

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Tip: The Over & Back Press for Shoulders

Make this partial range exercise last at least 60 seconds per set and you'll trigger new delt growth with constant tension.

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Tip: The Anti-Rotation Press

This core exercise will nail your obliques and even your glutes. No chain? Use a rope or a bar.

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Tip: Drive the Bus for Bigger Delts

This odd-looking exercise puts the whole deltoid group under constant tension and works angles that aren't normally trained.

Tip: The Food That Improves Your Thinking

Research shows that these foods may clear the cobwebs and improve your mental performance.

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Tip: Can You Handle the Medball Tri-Set?

Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.

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Tip: Try the Weighted Single-Arm Plank

There's the standard plank exercise, the tougher one-arm plank, and then there's this – one of the toughest variations in existence.

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Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

How to Build a Stubborn-Ass Muscle

Got a hard-to-grow body part or weak muscle group? Here's how 7 of our experts brought theirs up.

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Tip: The Lying Leg Raise with Band

This one looks weird, but you'll see how effective it is after your first rep.

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.

Tip: Two Ways to Ramp Up Your Chest Training

If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.

Tip: Careful, 'Roids Make You Forget Stuff

We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.

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Tip: Build Arms With The Underhand Row

When you do rows with a supinated grip, there's a greater overload stimulus on the biceps and you turn regular barbell rows into an arm AND back-builder.

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Tip: Squat Jumps for More Muscle Recruitment

Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.

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Tip: Master the Incline Plyo Push-Up

This is an awesome exercise for horizontal pressing power. It increases explosiveness and helps you recruit more muscle.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.

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Tip: Do Ball Slams Before You Lift

Ball slams will help you recruit more muscle fibers. This means you'll be able to go heavier and build more muscle during your regular weight training.

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Tip: Master the Anti-Press

This tough core exercise will also build shoulder strength and mobility. Take a look.

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Tip: The Proper Way to Box Jump

Box jumps are great, but most people do them wrong, or for the wrong purpose. Here's what you need to know.