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Tip: The Smoothie That Could Save Your Life

Having a stroke or heart attack really interferes with making gains. Consume two cups of this food every day to prevent that.

Tip: High T and Baldness

Testosterone replacement therapy is awesome but you'll lose your hair, right? Well, it's not that simple. Here are the facts.

Tip: The 3-Cycle Leg Press Program

Pro bodybuilders depend on this much-maligned movement. Here's how to do it right and program it correctly.

Tip: Low-T Men Are Angry and Moody

Testosterone gets blamed when some d-bag flies into a rage, but this study shows it's the low-T men you have to watch out for.

Tip: The Barbell Get-Up Challenge

If you can nail one good rep of this full-body exercise, you're pretty awesome. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Mind-Muscle Connection and Your Goal

How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Tip: 4 Strongman-Style Exercises You Need

Build all-over strength with these carry and push variations.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: Flex to Boost Your Willpower

Wanna skip that workout? Wanna eat that ice cream? Here's how to increase willpower instantly, according to science.

Tip: Probiotics, Sourdough Bread, and ACV

Are certain types of bread chockfull of probiotics? Are all types of apple cider vinegar good for you? Answers here.

Tip: Drink This Much Coffee to Repair DNA

Coffee's been shown to increase lifespan and it probably has to do with its protective effect on DNA. Here's how much and what kind to drink.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

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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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In our new Q&A column, we field your questions about testosterone, carnivore diets, probiotics, how to eat more without getting fat, and more.

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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.

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Tip: Front Shoulder Raise Drop Set

Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

Tip: 6 Surprising Ways to Avoid Cold or Flu

It's hard to make progress in the gym if you're sick. Here are some unusual ways to avoid it.

Tip: The Longevity Stack. Live 60 Percent Longer?

Can adding this herbal supplement to your probiotics help you live 60% longer? Probably not. But it might add a few good years. Info here.

Reboot Yourself to Make More Progress

These training and diet strategies will serve as a personal reboot and have you in a whole different place, physique-wise, one year from now.

Tip: Double Tap Your Biceps

Here's a great way to smash your biceps. And you've probably never tried it.

Tip: The Worst Thing to Say About Training

If you want to motivate a client, your spouse, or your training partner, the words you use are important. Here's the latest science.