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This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.

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Tip: Box Squatting – An Overview

Just about everything you need to know about one of the best squat variations out there.

Tip: Gains Stopped? Do Less, Not More

A new study shows the shocking effects of overtraining. Check this out.

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Tip: Kettlebell Flyes and Presses

Use kettlebells for this complex, which includes two types of flyes and one press.

Tip: The Rep Rules for Big Compound Lifts

Here's how to get the most results from the biggest, baddest exercises.

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Tip: Lawnmower Back Extension

This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.

Tip: Seminar Syndrome – A Common Trainer Problem

It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

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Tip: The Banded Pullover

The pullover is a classic chest exercise, and it hits the lats too. Add a band to increase tension throughout the entire movement.

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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.

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.

Tip: The 4-Second Negative

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

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Tip: Bilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.

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: Reverse Lunge from Step

This knee-friendly variation is great for your quads, glutes, and hamstrings.

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Tip: Avoid Kyphotic Posture

For hip hinge exercises like RDLs and deadlifts, watch out for this common mistake.

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Tip: Scap Rows

Nail your rhomboids and mid traps with this exercise. Do 5 sets of 8 reps.

Tip: The Bench Press Tip No One Talks About

Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.

Tip: Keep Your Diet Boring

What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

Tip: Take This (Quickly!) to Avoid the Cold or Flu

The evidence is impressive. Ignore it at your own peril.

Tip: Why You Need a Cheap Stopwatch

Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

Tip: Are You Ready to Olympic Lift?

The O-lifts are getting more popular, but some folks are jumping into them too fast. Here's how to know if you're ready.

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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.