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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.

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.

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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.

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Tip: Two Simple Ways to Build Bigger Biceps

Two simple adjustments will make your dumbbell curls much more effective. Check 'em out.

Tip: Stop Being Needy and Self-Obsessed

Your need to inspire others is lame, ego-driven, and delusional. Here's why, snowflake.

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.

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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: The Crisscross Challenge

Want to really test your bench press and chin-up? Try this!

Tip: You're Doing This Stretch Wrong

Great stretch for tight hips, but easy to do wrong. Here's how to do it right.

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Tip: Do Fall-Outs for Core Strength

Nail your abs and upper body with fall-outs. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Ways to Change Up Your Chin-Up

Stuck with only a straight bar to use in gym? Try these training tricks.

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Tip: Build Wide Delts with the Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

Finish off your shoulder workout with this effective (but painful) exercise technique.