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Tip: The Glute and Ham Exercise You've Never Tried

Make this posterior chain staple work even better with this simple modification.

Tip: 4 Challenging New Ways to Do Sit-Ups

Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

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Tip: Inverted Face Pulls

This is the bodyweight version of the face pull. Great for posture, upper back size, and shoulder health.

Tip: Weight Loss is BS

Throw away your bathroom scale. Here's why.

Tip: Sport Specific Skill vs. Functional Exercise

Here's why reenacting sports movements in the gym doesn't transfer to athletic performance.

The Real CrossFit Fight

An unholy alliance of certification and soda companies is threatening to pull fitness back into the dark ages. CrossFit is fighting back.

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Tip: Blackburns

Strengthen your posterior chain and improve shoulder mobility with this unique exercise.

Tip: Do Your Workout Backwards

Tomorrow, do your workout as planned but reverse the order of the exercises. Here's why.

Tip: Build Your Back by Stretching Your Pecs

Do this drill before training your back. It'll fix those tight pecs which make it difficult to recruit your upper back muscles.

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Tip: Fix Your Reverse Flyes

Build your rear delts and upper back by flipping your grip on reverse flyes (bentover lateral raises). Here's how.

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Tip: Pinwheel Curl

Also called the cross-body hammer curl, this neutral-grip exercise will hammer the brachialis, the muscle beneath the biceps, adding more size to your arms.

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Tip: Straddle Hip Belt Squats

Think of this as a T-bar row, but for your legs. It will smoke your quads.

The 6 Toughest Drop Set Workouts

Regular lifters do regular sets. Ambitious lifters do drop sets. Crazy mothers do mechanical drop sets. Be a crazy mother. Here's how.

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Tip: Pinch Grip Strength

Strength athletes train their crushing grip strength, but often neglect pinch grip strength. Here are some new ways to train it.

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Tip: The Z Press

This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.

Tip: A Better, Stricter Way to Barbell Row

Better results, less risk of injury. Try this unique and effective back exercise.

The 5 Ab Exercises You're Doing Wrong

These are great ab exercises, if you do them right. Here's how most people screw them up and how to do them correctly.

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Tip: The Right Way to Do Dips & Ring Dips

Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.

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Tip: Flye, Push-Up Drop Set on Rings

For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.

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Tip: The Modified Belt Squat

An upper body injury can even make traditional squats impossible. The fix? Belt squats.

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Tip: Farmer's Walk Complex 1

Grab a few pairs of dumbbells and add this finisher to the end of your workouts. You'll hate it, but you'll love the results.

Tip: Two Truths About Training

To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.

Tip: Your Fancy Pink Salt Is Worthless

That expensive salt really isn't worth it. In fact, it could be causing a deficiency. Here's why.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.