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Poetry in Motion 2

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

The Nausea Workout

It's a hot Saturday in the Colorado Rockies and I'm at the office trying to think of a topic for an article. I've been sitting here for hours, just staring into the computer screen.

Question of Strength 11

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Tip: The Stretch That Accelerates Gains

Here are six stretch-lift combos that'll help you build muscle faster.

Tip: The Athlete's Floor Press

Crank up the effectiveness of the floor press with this simple twist. Bonus: You'll be able to lift more weight too.

30 Days of Shoulders: 11-20

Shoulders are hard to keep healthy when you're trying to get them big and strong. Fix that now with these tips.

Tip: Tall? Squat Like This

If you're on the lanky side, this is a better leg builder than the back squat.

Tip: Climbing Up In Age? Bump Up The Volume

Think you're done gaining size? Raise your rep ranges and get bigger. Here's why it works for middle-aged lifters.

Tip: Nail Both Heads of the Biceps With This

Here's a drop-set workout guaranteed to trigger new muscle growth.

The Missing Half of Your Deadlift

Everybody focuses on pulling the bar off the floor, but the most important factor is how you lower it. Here's why.

Tip: Metabolic Drive® Muscle Cookies

High-protein cookies with no added sugar. Easy to make too. Get the recipe here.

Tip: Testosterone and Prostate Cancer – The Facts

Is TRT problematic or is it actually good for the prostate? The answer may surprise you.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.

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Tip: Cable Straight-Arm Pulldown Drop Set

Hit your lats throughout the range of motion with this untraditional drop set.

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Tip: One-Arm Cable Rear-Delt Flye Drop Set

Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.

Tip: The Cure for MPA

Male Pancake Ass: It's a terrible condition to have. And squats and deadlifts can't fix the problem by themselves. Here's what will.

Tip: Banana Nut Muffins for Bodybuilders

Store-bought muffins are a total calorie bomb. Make these instead and get fewer carbs and calories, plus more protein.

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Tip: Pullover and Press

Blast your triceps with this elbow-friendly exercise.

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Tip: Dip with Chains

Set the chains up so that the majority of the chain weight comes off the floor for the top half of the dip, overloading the triceps.

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Tip: Independent Handle Pushdown

Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.

Tip: Master the Feeder Set

It's not a warm-up set, and it's not a work set either. It's that all-important set in between. Here's how to do it.

Tip: You're Overfed But Undernourished

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies in America are astonishingly high, with over 90% of us lacking in at least one mineral.

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Tip: Slow Tempo Pull-Aparts for Reps

Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.

Tip: Range of Motion – Trickier Than You Think

Always use a full range of motion... except when you shouldn't. This can change as you gain more experience. Info here.