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Most deadlift cues are internal in nature. Try these intent-based external cues to really nail your deadlift.

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Tip: The Best Deadlift Grip?

Stop arguing. There's a simple answer to this sometimes tricky question. Check it out.

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Tip: When to Consider Using a Sumo Deadlift

Is this variation right for you? Probably. Here's why.

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Tip: Get The Slack Out

A dead-simple tip to improve your deadlift.

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Tip: The Deadlift – Push, Not Pull?

We think of the deadlift as a pulling exercise, and that's true. But it's also very much a pushing exercise. Here's why.

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Tip: Trap Bar Complex

Complexes – a series of exercises performed in succession with a single implement – are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn fat.

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Tip: The Knee Block Squat

This movement blocking drill is a good first step when it comes to cleaning up your squat form.

Tip: Sleep, Testosterone, and Insulin Sensitivity

Lack of sleep turns you into a pudgy sissy. Here's the science.

Tip: How to Boost Appetite Suppressing Hormones

Research suggests that adding this food to your meals promotes the release of hunger squashing, fat burning hormones.

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Tip: The Modified Dragon Flag

The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.

The Truth About Trainers

It's easy to make fun of the personal trainers at the gym. Some people even think they know more than the top coaches. Well, here's what they don't know.

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Tip: Eccentric Overload Bench Press with PREP

NFL athlete Bryce Canady demonstrates the power rack eccentric potentiation (PREP) method of overloading a slow negative.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.

Tip: Motivation, Social Anxiety, and Fitness

Want to get a friend or loved one into the gym? Well, you're probably going about it the wrong way. Here's how to get them hooked.

Tip: Spot the Squat Like a Pro

The do's and don'ts of proper spotting.

Tip: Your Seafood Isn't What You Think It Is

The seafood suppliers, grocery stores, seafood restaurants, and sushi chefs think we're all morons. Here's what they're doing to fool us.

Tip: The Truth About Prostate Testing

Here's what you need to know before you or your old man agree to have the widely used PSA test.

Core Training for Big, Heavy Dudes

Big and tall guys have lousy leverages. They need to do core exercises tailored to their size. Check these out.

Tip: ACTN3 – The Muscle Gene

Here's what you need to know about this tricky gene and its variants.

Tip: The 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.

Tip: A Different Way to Bench Press

Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.

Tip: The Ultimate Move For Tricep Growth

Train your triceps and protect your elbows. Build big arms and healthy joints with this pressdown variation.

Tip: The Bro-Assisted Chest Builder

Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

Tip: The Core Exercise for Deadlifters

If you deadlift (specifically if you use a sumo stance) this should be one of your key supplemental exercises.