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Chain-press

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.

Big Guys and Very Bad Advice

Want to build a buttload of muscle? Talk to a big guy. Well, maybe. Sometimes their training and diet advice just isn't right for you. Here's why.

Tip: Do The Double Pause Squat

Fix your technique and turn up the time under tension with this brutal variation.

Tip: The Naughty Appetite Suppressant

This substance has a bad reputation, but it's relatively safe for mild metabolism boosts and appetite suppression.

Tip: Slow Down, Get Huge

Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Side Bend

People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.

Tip: Always Do This Before You Deadlift

These two simple cues will help you lift more weight and do it safely.

Tip: Do This Before Every Upper-Body Workout

This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.

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Tip: One and One-Fourth Squat

This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.

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Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov

Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

Tip: Master the Deadlift Jump

Increase athleticism and smash your deadlift PR. Add this to your program. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

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: Triple Set for Delts

Use heavy, moderate, and band resistance to build strong, healthy shoulders.

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Tip: Press Medley

This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.

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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: The One-Second Bench Press Fix

Fix your shoulder pain. Improve your bench press. Just use this simple technique.

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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: Intra-Set Load Contrast Set

To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.

Tip: Do You Have a Hidden Infection?

Oral health is linked to overall health. If your gums bleed when brushing, bacteria and inflammation could be shortening your life. Here's how to kill it.

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Tip: Dumbbell Pull-Across Plank

Crank up your plank with this tough variation.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.