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Stimulate new back growth by changing the angle. Use a Landmine device (or place a bar in a corner). Attach a band for a more intense peak contraction.

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Tip: The 20-Percent Experiment

Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.

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Tip: The Compound Row

A great back exercise, especially for athletes.

Tip: Do Something Fast Every Day

Everyone needs a little power and speed training, even bodybuilders. Here's why and how to slide it into your program.

Tip: The Best Hour of the Day

Stop putzing around. Make your diet, your training, and your whole day more productive with this strategy.

Tip: The New-Exercise-Only Week

Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.

Tip: The Intuitive Training Challenge

It's time to let your instincts take over, for a while at least. Ditch your workout plan and try this.

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Tip: Trap Bar Power Pulls

The power pull using a hex bar with high handles is a great alternative to Olympic lifts for taller lifters who want to build explosiveness.

Tip: Women Shouldn't Fear Big Weights

In a new study, women trained with light or heavy weights. The actual weight didn't matter much, but something else sure did.

Tip: Avoid Habit Profiteers

If you're trying to lose fat, keep your distance from these things.

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Tip: Spider Curl, Slow Negatives and Iso Holds

This exercise allows you to train at a higher intensity, and higher intensity means greater stress, which means greater adaptation.

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Tip: Stability Ball Leg Curl + Reverse Sled Push

This is a great sequence to work around knee issues, and it's awesome for hypertrophy.

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Tip: Farmer's Walks for Grip Strength

When doing loaded carries for grip strength, don't go fast. Focus on time under tension. Shoot for around a 30 meter walk.

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Tip: Bentover Row With Band

Do this warm-up before any upper body workout to prime your body for heavy lifting.

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Tip: Romanian Deadlift With Band

Use this to fire up your hams, glutes, and upper back before deadlifts. It's great for grooving the hip hinge pattern.

Tip: The Smart Way to Prepare Your Veggies

Eat your vegetables they say. But what if veggies just make you bloated and cause digestion issues? Here are some tips.

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Tip: Cable Plank Press

If you can hold a plank for longer than 10 seconds, you've outgrown the exercise. Progress it with this resisted variation.

Tip: An Unconventional Way to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Do more pull-ups and do them with more weight strapped to your body. How? Use this cool training method.

Tip: Soft Tissue Work for Heavy Bench Pressers

Use this simple technique to prevent overuse injuries and ease your elbow pain.

Tip: The Case for Smith Machine Squats

If your main goal is building big quads, then it's perfectly fine (and perfectly safe) to use the Smith machine. Here's why.

Tip: The Crunch: Safe or Dangerous?

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise (Modified)

In this big/tall guy version of the leg raise, use bent elbows, tuck the knees, and lever from the shoulder joint.

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Tip: Straight-Leg Bridges

Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.

Tip: The Nastiest Spot in Your Gym & Your Kitchen

Nothing wrecks your training faster than infections and food poisoning. Here's where you're picking up the bad bugs.

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Tip: Push-Ups with Single-Arm Deficit

If you're using good form, this will practically train your entire body.