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Tip: A New Way to Build Your Traps

Not only will this exercise strengthen your traps, it'll also keep your shoulders healthy. Check it out.

Tip: The Secret to Effective Trap Training

If you hit your traps hard and don't have much to show for it, this info is for you. Check it out.

Tip: Perform Sets Like This for Long-Term Gains

Here's a better way to plan your sets and reps that prevents burnout and leads to more size and strength gains.

Tip: Build Pull-Up Strength in 10 Minutes

Struggling with your pull-ups or chin-ups? Here's a smart progression method to help you break that rep plateau.

Tip: How to Improve Squat Mobility & Stability

One exercise will help with both. The results? A bigger, better squat. Check it out.

Tip: A Better Way to Row

Build a bigger back with this new twist on the seated row. Take a look.

Tip: The Simplest Deadlift Fix

This easy trick will fix your deadlift form and help you pull bigger numbers. Take a look.

Tip: Break This Rule to Build Your Chest

To build your pecs, sometimes you have to break the rules. Here are two ways to do it.

Tip: Drink More Green Tea

You've heard about its mild fat-burning benefits. Here's how to really crank them up.

Tip: Better Than Planks

There's more than one way to use isometrics for core strength. Here's one that beats the boring plank.

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Push-Up Challenge

Not only is this a "fun" test, it'll also expose any weaknesses you may have in your core. Here's how to do it, and how to improve if you can't do it.

Tip: Burn Fat and Build Muscle Between Sets

Rest periods are for wimps. Okay, that's not quite true. But there is a better way to use them. Here's how.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: The "Healthy" Practice That Makes You Pudgy

It doesn't make you lean and it really isn't all that healthy. Oh, and it certainly doesn't detoxify anything.

Tip: How to Make the Step-Up Work Better

Hint: It's all about your toes. Try this out on leg day.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

Tip: Make Progress Without Adding Weight

These alternative ways to track progress provide variety, insight, and results. Check 'em out.

5 Lies About Lifting Weights

You hear these silly things every day, even from coaches and trainers. Here's where they're getting it wrong.

Tip: Improve Thoracic Spine Mobility

Start or finish your workout with these three quick drills and you'll feel awesome.

Tip: Increase Mobility for a Better Squat

Here's a simple drill that will help mobilize your ankles and calves, making your squat smoother, safer, and stronger.

Tip: Do the Animal Crawl Workout

Beast mode? We'll show you beast mode! See if you can survive this 15-minute metcon challenge.

Tip: Do One Set for Arm Growth

Yes, just one set. One excruciating set that'll make your eyeballs pop out. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do Load-Contrast Training for Growth

Here's a new way to trigger hypertrophy that you've probably never tried before.

Tip: Fix Your Own Running Injuries

How to get rid of the three most common aches and pains you get from running, no doctor required.