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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.

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Tip: The Gironda 45-Degree Row

Without moving your hips back and forth, get a good stretch in the lats, then pull the bar into the lower abs.

The Polls: Sex, Drugs, and Abs

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

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Tip: Two-Kettlebell Front Squat

Build your legs and challenge your anterior core strength and stability with this move.

Tip: Marriage & Fat Loss – Unexpected Consequences

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

Tip: Go Random For Ridiculous Gains

Are you wasting your potential by doing the same sets and reps every workout? Change that with this strategy.

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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.

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Tip: One-Arm Push-Up

Test your upper-body strength in a new way and develop control and stability. Work up to doing at least 5 solid reps per side.

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Tip: The Shoulder Push-Up

This push-back variation focuses more on your delts than your chest.

Tip: Instantly Increase Upper-Body Mobility

Generate more power. Press, throw, and punch like a beast. Use this drill.

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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: Partial ROM vs. Full ROM Triceps Extensions

In one study, partial range of motion skull crushers triggered almost twice the muscle growth as full range of motion.

Tip: A New Way to Build Your Hammies and Glutes

Take an old exercise, add a new tool, and blow up your posterior chain. Here's how.

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Tip: Posture and the Behind-the-Neck Press

Is it really a bad exercise? That depends on your posture and your overall training history.

Tip: Better Barbell Rowing

What to do before you ever lift the bar, plus some great advice about form.

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.

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.

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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: Here's Why Your Deadlift Stinks

Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.

Tip: Do Plastic Bars Lead to Greater Gains?

Researchers study whether a new type of wobbly bar recruits more muscle than conventional steel bars.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.