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Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.

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Tip: The Most Popular Bad Exercise

You've seen people doing this in your gym. Here's why it's idiotic.

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Does your back suck compared to your chest? Do your triceps lag behind your biceps? Whatever your puny muscle group is, here's how to fix it.

Tip: The Combo Exercise That's Just Plain Silly

It's a popular exercise that kills two birds with one stone... except it really doesn't. It just screws up two good exercises.

Good Exercises Gone Terribly Wrong

These exercises and training methods have their place, but they're stupid choices for most gym goers. Here's why.

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Tip: Jerk From Pins

Improve your rate of force development with this variation of the jerk.

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Tip: The Anderson Squat

This classic strength training method has you starting the lift from the bottom with the concentric portion of the movement.

Tip: The Cure for Ugly Overhead Presses

Balance your shoulders and learn to brace to dominate the barbell press. Here's exactly how to do it.

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Tip: V-Sit Crunch

This bent-knee variation works best for most people because it keeps the hip flexors from taking over.

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Tip: The Modified Pike

Place your elbows on a bench and allow a bit of bending in the knees for better activation and results.

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Tip: Hip Mobility Montage

Everyone needs more hip mobility, especially lifters. Here are several ways to get it.

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Tip: Standing One-Arm Cable Press

This is a great exercise, and it's even better if you learn how to do it with heavy loads. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.

Tip: Fry These Foods For Better Health

Who'd have guessed that frying makes these foods healthier? Check out the science here.

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Tip: Rounded Thoracic RDL

This accessory exercise for the deadlift will strengthen your spinal erectors. This helps you to deadlift heavier while keeping your spine stable and safe.

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Since the dawn of strength training, lifters have opted for red meat, believing it conveyed strength and endurance. Here's why you might want to rethink things.

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Tip: Neural Fatigue, T Nation Boot Camp

Is your nervous system too burned out to train productively? Coach Thibaudeau discusses this topic during one of our boot camps.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Back

A corrective complex is where you find a restricted muscle, roll it, mobilize it, and then activate its antagonist. Here's one for your tight back.

Tip: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

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Protect your butt walnut, pee like a teenager, and live longer. Here's how.

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Tip: Band-Resisted Floor Press

Here's an easy way to add accommodating resistance to the floor press using only one band. Try it out and boost your bench press PR.

Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

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Tip: Split-Stance One-Arm Dumbbell Press

Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.

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Tip: 6 Reeves-Grip Trap Bar Exercises

Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.

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Tip: Band Dislocates with Wrap-Arounds

Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.