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Tip: Alternating Kettlebell Skull Crusher

Keep the arm that's not moving in the bottom position between reps. Lift your legs to increase neural drive and motor unit recruitment.

Tip: The Mirror is the Ultimate Judge

Forget about how much you weigh. Here are some better ways to track your progress.

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Tip: A Better Bulgarian Split Squat

Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.

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Tip: Depth Jump Push-Up, Long Response

Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.

Tip: No Need to Stretch If You Do This

Science shows you can improve mobility without stretching. Here's how.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squat, Drop Set With Iso-Holds

Try this brutal leg training technique that painfully blends unilateral training, drop sets, and isometric holds.

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Tip: Upgraded Stir-the-Pot

This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.

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Tip: Ab Mat Bench Press

Bench heavy even if your lower back is acting up. Just use an ab mat to support the natural curve of your spine.

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Tip: Banded Face Pull and Floor Press

Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.

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Tip: Medicine Ball Rotational Throw Drills

Prime the central nervous system and hone your rotational power-skill.

Tip: Metabolic Stress and TUT for Chest Growth

Add this mechanical drop set to your next chest workout. Yes, it's going to hurt.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Bench Press

To bench a lot of weight, you need full-body tension. This exercise helps you build it. Work toward getting 5 reps with 100 pounds.

Tip: The Glute and Ham Exercise You've Never Tried

Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.

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Tip: Lat Activation Drill

If you can't feel your lats, or your biceps take over, during pulldowns or pull-ups, do this drill first.

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Tip: Seated Leg Curl to Banded Stiff-Legged Dead

This pump-and-stretch superset is great for hamstring hypertrophy. As a bonus, it's also very back friendly.

Tip: 4 Challenging New Ways to Do Sit-Ups

Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

Tip: Stop Blaming Fructose

Should we really be panicking about fructose? Check out the latest science here.

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Tip: Two Tips for Better Pull-Ups

Get more lat recruitment from chin-ups and pull-ups with these cues: 1. Chest to bar. 2. Squeeze a tennis ball between your shoulder blades.

Tip: Eat Dirty, Smell Dirty

Your food choices can change how you smell. Here's what to eat, according to science, to produce sweat that attracts women.

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Tip: The Eccentric Front Lever

Finish off your lats with 3 sets of 3-5 reps. Lower slowly and under control to trigger growth-inducing muscle damage.

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Tip: The Stability Ball Crunch

Keep tension on the abs at all times. If the ball moves, your abs aren't doing as much work.

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Tip: Inverted X Rows

With this tougher variation of the inverted row, you'll get a massive contraction in the back muscles. Give it a shot.

Tip: Sport Specific Skill vs. Functional Exercise

Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.

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Tip: Band-Resisted Trap Bar Rows

Adding bands to trap bar rows increases the tension at the top, frying your lats and upper back... in a good way.