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If you want to build muscle, you have to turn on your mind-muscle connection. Here are 5 training strategies that do it.

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Tip: Do Your Rope Pushdowns Kneeling

Want to build your triceps? Get on the floor. Here's why.

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Tip: The Double-Duty Chin-Up

The kneeling rest-pause chin-up builds explosiveness and helps you perfect your form on regular chin-ups. Here's how to do it.

Tip: High-Protein Oatmeal & Apple Cookies

Fuel up and take on the day. Make a batch of these apple spice cookies. Get the easy recipe here.

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Tip: Master the Single-Arm Bench Press

Strengthen your core and boost your barbell bench press with this exercise.

Tip: The Key to Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Follow these two steps and you'll not only build strong delts, you'll keep them healthy.

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Tip: Warm-Up With Multi-Directional Plate Lunges

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts.

Tip: Avoid These Organic Foods

Some organic foods are worth the extra money... and some definitely aren't. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Make Your Own Almond Milk

The health benefits of store-bought almond milk are questionable. Just make your own. Here's how.

Tip: A New Way to Overhead Press

Fix your form and build your shoulders. Here's how.

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Tip: Mark Dugdale's Leg Day Finisher

How do you finish off a tough leg day full of squats and deadlifts? Like this.

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Tip: Try the Iso-Dynamic Contrast Curl

Stimulate new biceps growth by holding the weight at 90 degrees for 20 seconds, then performing curls until failure.

Tip: Your Cereal is Full of Lies & Diabetes

Here's how those so-called healthy breakfast cereals are making you chubby and weak.

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Tip: Add a Band To Your Preacher Curl

Add accommodating resistance to curls for new growth. Get a band and angle it so it provides maximum resistance at the top of the movement.

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Tip: Try the Renegade Plank Hold

This is the most deceptively difficult core exercise you'll ever do: a single-arm plank holding the eccentric isometric position of a renegade row.

Tip: Do This During Meals to Improve Body Comp

Make this simple change to the way you approach meals and start to gain more muscle and whittle away fat.

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Tip: Press a Kettlebell, Bench Heavier

Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.

Tip: How to Build Pecs With a Foam Roller

Yes, really. This training method will also improve your lifting mechanics. Take a look.

Tip: 4 Training Methods for a Bigger Bench Press

Bench heavier and blast through plateaus. Here's how.

Tip: Whole Foods vs. Protein Powders

Some people like to say that protein supplements are inferior to whole-food protein sources. But what does science say? Check this out.

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Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.

Tip: A New Way to Build Core Strength

Looks weird. Works great. Check this out.

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Tip: Do the Slider Lunge

Increase range of motion, get stronger, and become more athletic. Do this drill.

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Tip: A New Way to Hammer Curl

Build the forgotten muscle in your upper arms and bring up those puny forearms too with this exercise.

Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.