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Tip: Eat These Foods to Beat Stress

A single stressful event can wreck your gut health and your sleep... for weeks. Eat these foods and stress can't touch you.

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Tip: What You Don't Know About Hamstring Curls

The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.

Fat Burner or Money Waster?

This supplement is growing in popularity. It's supposed to increase your metabolically active tissue and make you leaner. Does it? Here's the verdict.

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Tip: Build Better Lats With Cable Pullovers

Here's how to take this old school upper-body builder and make it work even better.

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Tip: Recruit More Muscle With Cable Front Raises

Bring up those anterior delts with this cable variation that beats the dumbbell version.

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Tip: Dial In Your Ring Dips

This is a great chest-building exercise, but also a good test of stability and strength... if you do them right. Here's how.

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Tip: Build Wider Delts with the Reset Lateral Raise

Stimulate more muscle growth with this dead-start exercise.

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Tip: Master the Bridge, Feel Awesome

Sit all day? Have shoulder pain? The movement can help with both. Here's how to work your way up to a full bridge.

Tip: Ab Training for Serious Lifters

You've seen this exercise before. Now make it even more effective.

Tip: The Deep Lunge Test

Test your hips for tightness before leg day, then do this drill to make them feel great.

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Tip: Resurrecting the Reeves Row

This very old-school exercise will hit your mid-back hard, but it also trains just about every upper body muscle group.

Tip: Don't Be a Likes-And-Favorites Whore

It's an easy trap to fall into, and it can wreck you. Here's how.

Tip: How Instagram Makes You Fat

Bodybuilders do it. Figure competitors do it. Action stars do it. And they're all sending the wrong message.

Tip: Two New Ways to Strengthen Your Core

Think the ol' ab wheel is tough? Try these more advanced variations.

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Tip: The Most Effective Foot & Ankle Exercise

Weak ankles and feet can inhibit the benefits of many lower body exercises. Here's a quick way to strengthen and stabilize them.

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Tip: Make the Pull-Through a Better Butt Builder

The pull-through is a great exercise for building glutes, but here are two ways to make it even better.

Tip: Wall Slides for Pain-Free Pressing

Experiencing shoulder pain during overhead pressing? Use a foam roller and this simple warm-up to fix it.

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Tip: The Motorcycle Row for Bigger Lats

Shake up your back training with this exercise variation that really targets the lats.

Tip: Beware of Faux Pros

There are a lot of pros in the fitness field, but there are even more faux pros. Spot them and avoid them. Here's why.

Tip: Effective Training vs. Circus Acts

Is your workout designed just to make you tired and keep you entertained, or is it designed to make you better? Here's the difference.

Tip: Do This First When Training Calves

How you start your calf workout can make a big difference in the results you'll get. Always do this first.

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Tip: Turn the Muscle-Up Into a Muscle Builder

The muscle-up looks cool, but if you're using bad technique then it's just a trick. Here's how to make it into an effective exercise.

Tip: Your PR Isn't That Important

Are you strong enough?

Tip: How to Make Trashcan Chili

Follow these simple steps and make a muscle-building meal that tastes so good you'll forget it's good for you.