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Tip: Saying This Will Make You Stronger

Science says that saying one word during an exercise will make you stronger and more powerful. Check it out.

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Tip: Supine Stir the Pot

This spine-friendly variation of the stir-the-pot exercise (normally done on a stability ball) fires up those deep core muscles often missed by most ab exercises.

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Tip: Angled Barbell Press

This is one of the best, but least used, all-around exercises to improve athletic performance.

Tip: Don't Fall Prey To This Medical Mistake

It's highly likely that lifters will mistakenly be diagnosed with high blood pressure. Here's why.

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Tip: Jumping Ring Muscle-Up

Haven't nailed a muscle-up yet? Use this variation to work your way up and get a feel for it.

Tip: Front Squat Without Wrist Pain

These two drills will improve your mobility so you can lift more weight comfortably and finally build some decent quads.

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Tip: The Ring Muscle-Up, Overview

This has been called the most complete upper-body exercise. Want to learn it? Here's a quick guide.

Tip: The Right Reps for the Right Equipment

Choose rep ranges like this to organize your training for better gains.

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Tip: One-Leg Hip Lift with Weight Plate

In this joint-friendly hip thrust variation, you'll target your hamstrings as well as your glutes.

Tip: Unbalanced Training for Bodybuilding

Balanced training is great for beginners, but not so much for the experienced lifter. Here's why.

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Tip: Single-Leg Hip Thrust With Hip Shift

Get greater glute activation with this hip thrust variation.

Tip: The Most Complete Biceps Exercise

This curl variation nails every fiber of the biceps in one movement. Check it out.

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Tip: Hip Thrust Progressions

The hip thrust is one of the best glute-builders around, and there are many variations of it. Here's how to progress them right.

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Tip: Fatigue Loading vs. Performance Loading, T Nation Boot Camp

When should you add more weight? When should you add more sets? Coach Thibaudeau talks about these topics and more.

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Tip: Work Capacity & Nervous System Efficiency, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses MMA fighters, nervous system recovery, active rest, and more.

Tip: The Missing Element of Muscle Gains

Go heavy or go home, right? Well, there's something else you need to do before you go home if you want to build muscle.

Tip: Are You Strong Enough to Build Muscle?

Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.

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Tip: Training on the Nerve, T Nation Boot Camp

After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.

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Tip: The 4 Components to Recovery, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses the four types of recovery after one our boot camp workouts.

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Tip: Progression Methods, T Nation Boot Camp

After one of our boot camp workouts, Coach Thibaudeau talked about several ways to progress in training.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.

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Tip: Reciprocal Inhibition – A Better Way to Stretch Your Neck

Stop grabbing your neck and cranking your head to the side to stretch it. Here's a better way.

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Tip: Movement Pattern Warm-Up: RDL, Lunge, Rotation

Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.

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Tip: Sumo-Stance Zercher Squat

Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.