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Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.

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Tip: 6 Ways to Build Muscle While Dieting

What good is a diet if it eats away your muscle? Here's how to retain or even build muscle while losing fat.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

Tip: Low Carb No More

I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.

Tip: Rethinking the Fasting Trend

I believed in intermittent fasting, gave it a fair shot, then changed my mind about it. Here are the big drawbacks to fasting.

Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: Free Weights, Machines, and Tribal Thinking

To get better, question the rules, just like great coaches do. Here's how one coach did it.

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Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

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Tip: Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat from Deficit

One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

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Tip: Modified Reverse Hyper

You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.

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Tip: Muscle-Up Tutorial

Here's a quick overview that'll help you work your way up to a full muscle-up.

Tip: Monster in the Gym, Princess in the Kitchen

Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.

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Tip: Alternating Four Corners Farmer's Walk

This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!

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Tip: Unilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Burn fat and strengthen your core at the same time with this full-body routine.

Tip: Do Your Workout in Reverse

This old school strategy has several benefits for today's lifters. Check 'em out.

8 Things Coaches Have Changed Their Minds About

If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.

Tip: The 4-Second Negative

Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.

Tip: Know Your Benchmarks, Then Smash Them

Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.

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Tip: Over-Pulling On Pull-Ups and Pulldowns

It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.

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Tip: The Most Outlawed Exercise

Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.

Tip: Have a Plan, But Embrace Imperfection

Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: 5 Foundational Steps to Training Success

Reaching your physique or performance goal is about more than sets, reps, and exercises. Here's how to get your mindset right.

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Tip: High Box Squat with Safety Bar

When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.