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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: The Biggest Meal of the Day

When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.

Tip: Use Exact Antagonist Exercises

Training opposing muscle groups together, like chest and back, is effective. But for best results, use precise pairings. Info here.

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.

Tip: Single-Leg Romanian Deadlift

This exercise does a great job preparing the body for your sport, and of course it's a very effective hamstring and glute builder.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

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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: Ankle Mobility for Muscleheads

Poor ankle movement causes problems throughout the body. Here's how to fix yours fast.

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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!

Tip: Protein, Carbs, and Fat: Simplified

Want to get ripped? Narrow down your diet to single-macro dominant foods. Here's why and some food suggestions.

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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.

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: Over-Pulling On Pull-Ups and Pulldowns

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

Tip: Use a Band For This Glute Exercise

Improve your hip hinge and strengthen your butt with this simple move.

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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.