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Tip: Foam Roller Thoracic Spine Extension

An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.

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Tip: The Kettlebell Flye

The open grip and wrist position here allows for better pec isolation.

Tip: Turning Off the Cancer Switch

An old drug and a new supplement can help to activate AMPK, which may cause cancer cells to starve themselves. Info here.

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Tip: Cable/TRX Reverse Flye

Add a suspension trainer attachment to the cable machine to hit your back and rear delts in a new way.

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Tip: Standing Rotational Rope Row, Unilateral

Pittsburg Pirates outfielder, Austin Meadows, demonstrates this variation of the rope row. Note the hand rotation for more activation of the lats and upper back.

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Tip: The High-Pulley Face Pull

Bring up your rear delts, rhomboids, and external rotators with this movement.

Tip: Do This Medball Exercise Before Squats

Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.

Tip: Choose Your Own Squat

You have permission to do any type of squat that feels right to you, no matter what the squat Nazis say. Here's why.

Tip: Marriage & Fat Loss – Unexpected Consequences

What happens to your romantic relationships when you get ripped? You may be surprised. Check out these studies.

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Tip: One-Arm Dumbbell Incline Press

Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.

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Tip: Hands-Free Front Squat

This lift is a teaching tool. It helps you find the sweet spot for bar placement on regular front squats, and it teaches you to keep the elbows high.

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Tip: The Chain Press

This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.

Tip: The Two-Day Rule

How long do you have to wait before you train the same muscle group again? Not as long as you may think. Here's why.

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Tip: Bench Press With Shoulder-Saver Pad

Shoulders banged up? Take a tip from top powerlifters and use a pad to reduce the tricky part of the range of motion.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise, Proper Form

For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.

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Tip: Box Squatting – An Overview

Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.

Tip: Deadlift – Tripods vs. Elf Slippers

Not many lifters think about the bottoms of their feet when they pull big weights. They should. Here's why.

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Tip: Multi-Contraction Drop Set

Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.

Tip: Rest-Pause for Size & Strength

This training method not only works fast, it's also extremely satisfying if you like heavy weights. Check it out.

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Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.

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Tip: Dumbbell Pull-Across Plank

Crank up your plank with this tough variation.

Tip: Make the Bench a Better Chest Builder

The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.

Tip: Fix Your Posture, Relieve Your Back Pain

Strengthen your core, improve your posture, and make your back feel awesome with one exercise. Check it out here.

Training Programs Are For Newbies

Following a program isn't realistic or even smart for many experienced lifters. At a certain point, you'll probably want to go “program-free.” Here's how.