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A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

Tip: Body-Build to Keep Strength Gains Coming

Hypertrophy training should always be a part of your plan, even if your primary goal is strength. Here's why.

3 Popular Stretches That Suck

These stretches are common, but they often lead to even more painful problems. Here's what to do instead.

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Tip: Single-Arm Dumbbell Overhead Press

Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.

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Tip: Over and Backs

It's hard to beat this simple drill for upper body mobility. Try 50 reps every day.

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Tip: Density Training: Leg Extensions & Goblet Squats

Occluded extensions alternated with heels-elevated goblet squats for 3 rounds. Remove the wraps and rest 3 minutes. Repeat 2-3 times.

Tip: The Biggest Mistake Lifters Make

If your main goal right now is to build strength, avoid this common mistake.

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Tip: Band Front Raise and Pull Apart

This comprehensive exercise hits the shoulder musculature several different ways.

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Tip: Accentuated Crunches on the Bench

Resistances plus eccentric loading: this advanced exercise will hit your abs in whole new way.

Tip: A Simple Mobility Drill for Healthy Shoulders

Do this easy drill daily to fix up your grouchy shoulders and prevent lifting injuries.

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Tip: The Rack Pull

This is a great accessory exercise to strengthen your deadlift. Or use it for building your upper back and traps.

Tip: Real Experts vs. Self-Proclaimed Experts

Looking for a training or diet coach? Here's how to pick a good one and spot the fakers.

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Tip: The Top-Half Squat

This bottom-up squat is great for training the midrange or lockout of the squat if that's your sticking point. It's also a great quad builder.

Tip: Dear Dumb People, Stop Giving Advice

Internet fitness celebrities give some of the worst training and diet advice. Are they dumb or just crooked?

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Tip: Crossover Step Sled Pulls

Crossover sled pulls add a lateral force production tool to your sled training toolbox.

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Tip: Single-Leg Pushes and Pulls

Ramp up the unilateral intensity or bring up your weak side by pushing with the same leg, then switch legs and repeat.

Tip: The Inverse Squat

Squat backwards to build stability and strength. Here's how.

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Tip: Pistol Squat Hold with Leg Exchange

Already good at pistol squats? Showoff. Now try this advanced variation.

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Tip: Dumbbell Iso-Dynamic Elevated Split Squat

Adding deep, 3-5 second holds to your split squat ramps up lower body development and helps with tight hip flexors.

Tip: The Strangest Deadlift

Looks odd, but this classic lift's emphasis on cross-body loads will quickly bolster your core strength. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Fingertip Ledge Pull-Up

Also called mountain climber pull-ups, these are great for grip and forearm strength.

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Tip: Pistol Squat to Box

The pistol squat requires mobility, strength, and balance. If you're not there yet, try the box squat version. Progress by using a lower box.

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Tip: The Duck Lunge

Finish off leg day with this quad-focused exercise. Stay in the crouched position and shoot for 15 reps per leg.