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Complexes can be used for fat loss or strength gains. Try this one using heavy 3-rep sets for each exercise in the series. No rest between movements.

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Tip: Sandbag Complex

Sandbags are great training tools, especially when you put a series of exercises together into a complex (use one weight, no rest between exercises).

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Tip: Farmer's Walk Complex 2

For this unilateral workout finisher, you'll combine the classic farmer's walk with several dumbbell movements.

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Here's how Coach Thibaudeau fought back, took control of his health, and still managed to get stronger and leaner.

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Tip: Low Sled Complex

Need to drop some fat, like, really fast? Try this complex. No sled? Just push a weight plate with dumbbells on top.

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Tip: High Sled Push Complex

This unique metcon complex uses unilateral dumbbell exercises combined with sled work to get your heart hammering.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.

Tip: Master This Before You Deadlift

The deadlift is awesome, but make sure you progress up to it correctly. You'll lift more and do it safely. Here's how.

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Tip: Kettlebell Swings and Plank Breathing

Do 20 swings. Without rest, drop into a hard-style plank for 10 deep breaths. Repeat for 5-10 rounds as a workout finisher.

Tip: Go Deep With Technique

Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Tri-Set for Arms and Shoulders

One station, three exercises. Give this a shot for bigger biceps, triceps, and delts.

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Tip: Dumbbell and Bench Tri-Set

Maximize workout time by hitting your arms and delts with this quick tri-set.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout

Behind the scenes at one of T Nation's boot camps. Tons of workout ideas and training tips here.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout Overview

Here's a video from one of T Nation's boot camps. In this intro, Coach Thibaudeau reviews several awesome training techniques.

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Tip: Dynamic 90-90 Paused Reverse Lunge

Build your legs, set your lungs on fire, and improve hip mobility with this exercise.

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Tip: Paused Bulgarian Split Squat

Ramp up this staple exercise by adding a short pause at the bottom of each rep, then explode from that dead-stop position. Do 6-10 reps, 2-5 sets.

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Tip: One-Arm Cable Row

Supplement your barbell and dumbbell rows with this great back training variation that also hits the core and even the glutes.

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Tip: The Sled Press

Boost your pressing frequency with this. With no eccentric component, the nervous system is spared. Great for off days or deloads.

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Tip: Extended Sets for Triceps

Get the best pump of your life and trigger new muscle growth with the extended set method.

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Tip: Partner Assisted Pull-Ups

Struggle with pull-ups? Don't use a band for assistance. These two methods are better.

Tip: Are Online Coaches Worth It?

Some are, some aren't. Here's what to look for.

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Tip: The 2 Round Upper-Body Warm-Up

This quick warm-up will you get you ready for just about any type of upper body training.

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Tip: 3 Drills to Prime Your Body for Squats

Add these drills to your warm-up on leg day for smoother, safer squats and lunges.

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Tip: Compound Set Combo Curls

Do 4 sets of 15 reps. On the first 10 reps of a set, do normal curls. On the last 5 reps of each set, switch to hammer curls.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.