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Tip: Kettlebell Skater Squat

If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.

Tip: Two Tricks for a Better Kettlebell Swing

It's one of the best posterior chain exercises... if you do it right.

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Tip: One-Arm Dumbbell Incline Press

Master tension and build anti-rotation strength. Work up to 50 percent of bodyweight for 5-10 reps per side.

Tip: Better Barbell Rowing

What to do before you ever lift the bar, plus some great advice about form.

Tip: Upper-Body Day? Do This Drill First

Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.

Tip: Protein Shakes – Are You Using Them Wrong?

Science says that if you drink your protein drink at a specific time you'll lose more body fat. Take a look.

Tip: Here's Why Your Deadlift Stinks

Deadlift stuck? Then you're probably missing one important thing. Here it is.

Tip: Do Plastic Bars Lead to Greater Gains?

Researchers study whether a new type of wobbly bar recruits more muscle than conventional steel bars.

Tip: Do This Before Every Upper-Body Workout

This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.

Tip: Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose It?

Only 1 out of a 100 people really knows what happens to fat when you diet. Sad!

A New Supplement Stack for Fat Loss

Stubborn fat areas don't always respond to just diet and exercise. Sometimes, you need a little extra help to drop that last bit of blubber. Try this.

Tip: Do You Have a Hidden Infection?

Oral health is linked to overall health. If your gums bleed when brushing, bacteria and inflammation could be shortening your life. Here's how to kill it.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

Build muscle and keep your shoulders healthy with this time-efficient strategy.

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.

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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: The 4-Second Negative

Try this to improve the quality of your workout or bounce back from an injury.

Tip: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

The Truth About Kinesiology Tape

Does kinesio tape or K-tape actually do anything to improve performance, stability, or pain? We dug into the new research.

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Tip: High Box Squat with Safety Bar

When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.

Tip: Marriage, Weight Gain, and Happiness

The science of the ripple effect, plus some controversial research on why couples either get fat or stay lean.

Tip: The Bench Press Tip No One Talks About

Bodybuilders and recreational lifters need to do the opposite of what powerlifters do. Here's why.

Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.