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Tip: Incline Cable Lateral Raise

Nail those shoulder-widening medial delts with this exercise.

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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.

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Tip: When to Consider Using a Sumo Deadlift

Is this variation right for you? Probably. Here's why.

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Tip: The Near-Perfect Trap Bar Deadlift

For those who aren't competitive powerlifters, the trap bar dead should be their go-to deadlift variation. Here's why.

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Tip: The Deadlift – Push, Not Pull?

We think of the deadlift as a pulling exercise, and that's true. But it's also very much a pushing exercise. Here's why.

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Tip: Ring Row

Performed with rings or a TRX, this row variation in infinitely scalable. Just adjust your feet and stance to make it harder or easier.

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Tip: Dynamic-Static Compound Set – Quads

With this TUT method, you do 8-12 reps on the leg press followed by a static hold to failure. (Reps and holds are abbreviated for demonstration purposes.)

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Tip: Lat Pulldown 21's with Isometric

The variation of the 21's method starts with 7 mid-range partials, then you perform a 7-second isometric and 7 full reps.

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Tip: The Forward Leaning Biceps Curl

For a new stimulus, manipulate the force vector to change the point of maximal tension in the biceps.

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Tip: Dumbbell Chest Press 21s with Isometric

Here's a challenging new way to build your chest. Start with a 7 second mid-range hold, then do 7 full-range reps and 7 top-half partials.

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Tip: Eccentric Overload Bench Press with PREP

NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.

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Tip: Landmine Chop

Develop overall strength and athleticism with this rotational move.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

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Tip: Valslide Flye

Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.

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Tip: Landmine One-Arm Floor Press

Here's a shoulder-friendly alternative to the dumbbell floor press that builds full body tension and allows you to really load it up.

Tip: 6 More Reasons to Avoid Soy

Most lifters have already removed soy protein from their diets. Need a few more reasons to keep it out? Here ya go.

Band-pullover

Tip: Band Pullover

With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

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Science determines the role testosterone plays in your purchases, your social status, and how much action you get.

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Tip: Dip Countdowns

Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.

Tip: Machines Have Their Place

Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.

Tip: Cycling Sets for Size & Strength

Use this smart weekly progression method and keep the gains rolling.

Tip: There Are No Best Exercises

Nope, not even the one you're thinking about right now. Here's why.