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Tip: 40 Second of Athleticism

Overall athleticism is a combo of movement quality, coordination, strength, and speed.

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Tip: Seated Cable Rows with Iso Holds

Do an isometric hold every third rep or so to produce greater muscle activation and stimulate size gains.

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Tip: One-And-A-Quarter Reps for Triceps

Go through a full range of motion, then a quarter of the range of motion. That's one rep.

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Tip: Reverse Bench Press

Also called the reverse inverted row, this odd-looking exercise boosts your bench press by teaching lat and upper back activation.

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Tip: Continuous-Tension Dumbbell Bench Press

Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.

Tip: A Better Way to Split Squat

Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.

Tip: Fight Off Skin Cancer with this Cheap Drug

Sunscreen helps a little, but this stuff can ward off melanoma from the inside.

Tip: A Workaround for Cranky Joints

Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.

Tip: The Breakfast and Dinner Trick

Want to prevent fat gain once you've leaned up? Give these two protocols a shot.

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Tip: The Kettlebell Flye

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

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Tip: Spiderman Walk with Thoracic Rotation

This simple drill takes care of a few different mobility issues.

Tip: Fasting – Lose Weight, Gain Abdominal Fat?

Yet another study is showing that popular fasting diets may backfire and cause belly fat gain and health damage in the long run.

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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.

Tip: Another Great Reason to Drink Green Tea

It has tons of health and fat-burning benefits, but here's another reason you may want to cool off with iced green tea this summer.

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Tip: The High-Pulley Face Pull

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

Tip: Another Damn Good Reason to Lift

Most people think of cardio when they think of long-term health. Here's what they're missing.

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.

The Polls: Sex, Drugs, and Abs

Check out what our fans think about ab training, sex, pro bodybuilding, kettlebells, steroids, and much more.

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: Kettlebell Skater Squat

If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.

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Tip: Ring Suspension-Trainer Dip

Suspension dips are easier on your shoulders. As a bonus, you'll get a better pec contraction compared to bar dips.

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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.

4 Cool Fixes For Awkward Exercises

Some exercises just don't fit your body type. Others are hard to set up. Here's how to make those awkward exercises work for you.