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Do 8 real pull-ups. You need to be able to beat that basic relative strength test before worrying about direct arm work. Here's what strict really means.

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Tip: Build Better Pecs With Metabolic Stress

A simple, painful way to build a stubborn chest. Check it out.

Tip: Fight Colon Cancer With This Food

A new study shows us once again how powerful food can be. And in this case, it's actually a delicious food.

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Tip: Bodyweight Curls

Looks easy, but it's surprisingly challenging, easy on the wrists, and a great biceps builder.

Tip: Do You Meet These 5 Fitness Standards?

Can you do all five of these things? You should be able to. Check the list.

Train Hard, Get Hurt, Keep Making Gains

Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.

Tip: Two Backside Exercises You Should Be Doing

Your posterior chain contains a ton of musculature and you're probably not training all of it. Here are two lifts you should be doing.

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Tip: Wide Grip Suspension Pull-Up

These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.

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Tip: Wide Suspended Dips

Try wide dips using rings or other suspension devices. It's extremely tough, but safer for achy shoulders. And it really builds your chest.

Tip: One Exercise for Triceps and Abs

Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.

The New Chemicals That Make You Store Fat

Obesogens are endocrine disrupters that change your body chemistry and make you fat. Here's where they're hiding and how to avoid them.

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Tip: Upright-Torso Lunge

If your goal with lunge variations is to build quads, keep your torso upright and take short steps. Tibia should be vertical.

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Tip: Wide Ring Flyes

Flyes using rings, TRX, or Blast Straps are highly effective, but you can make them even better by setting the rings further apart. This really scorches the pecs.

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Tip: 3 Movements For Better Squats

Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.

Tip: 4 Mandatory Methods for Abs

IFBB Pro Mark Dugdale shares his smart approach to ab training. Check it out.

Tip: The Real Reason Steak Makes You Strong

Lifters swear that red meat makes them stronger, but is there more to a steak than meets the eye?

Tip: Train Muscles More Frequently

Stop training one body part a day. Hit every muscle more frequently and build them with this training split.

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Tip: Supine Medball Reactive Throws

Build explosive upper-body power with this exercise.

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Tip: The Seated Box Jump

This seated variation of the box jump helps athletes develop power from the ground up.

Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.

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Tip: Rotational Lunge Swings

Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.

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Tip: Crossover Sled Drags

An athlete needs to develop power in every direction. This exercise develops side-to-side explosive power.

Tip: The Best Rest Periods for Fat Loss

If your main goal is getting shredded fast, you must manipulate the amount of rest you take between sets. Follow these guidelines.

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Tip: Split Jerk Technique Breakdown

Thinking about adding some weightlifting to your program? Here's a quick overview of the split jerk.

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Tip: Front Squat With Straps

Find front squats uncomfortable? Try them with straps.