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Instead of placing your back foot on a bench, use a surface that's mid-shin height. Much better for your lower back.

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Tip: Total Arm Training

Nail your biceps with a mechanical drop set, then hit triceps the same way, then do forearms for a complete arm-building session.

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Tip: Depth Jump Push-Up, Long Response

Here's a plyometric exercise designed to boost your bench press.

The 5 Most Common Programming Myths

How do you plan your training? These are the rules you'll hear most often, and here's why they're flawed.

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Tip: Lat Activation Drill

If you can't feel your lats, or your biceps take over, during pulldowns or pull-ups, do this drill first.

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Tip: 6 Moves to Unlock Tight Hips

Run better, squat better, and feel better with these 6 drills to open up your hips.

Tip: Sport Specific Skill vs. Functional Exercise

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

Tip: Do the Chop & Lift for a Powerful Core

Use time under tension and these exercises to build core strength that transfers into real-world athleticism.

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.

Tip: Do Your Workout Backwards

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

Tip: A New Way To Use a Trap Bar

Build your lats, delts, chest, triceps, and abs at the same time. Here's how.

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Tip: Plank Chin-Ups

Good at chin-ups? Nice. Now try this. Keep your body straight and touch your sternum to the bar.

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.

Tip: Squat This Far Down for Best Results

Looks like partials aren’t so bad after all. Here’s how and why you should start adding them to your squats.

7 Smarter Exercises for Delts, Abs & Legs

Here's how to upgrade some of your favorite exercises to make them even more effective.

Tip: One Capsule For Strength and Endurance

This natural supplement benefits practically every aspect of human existence. And science agrees.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Forearms

Wrist curls stress the tendons and don't work very well. Here's a better option.

Tip: Avoid the Carb Cults

It's time to relax and use some common sense when it comes to carbohydrates. Here's a reality check.

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Tip: How to Do Chain Dips

Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.

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Tip: Chin-Up, Inverted Row Drop Set

This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.

PEDs and the Myth of the Level Playing Field

According to this expert, banning performance enhancing drugs doesn't create fairness in sports, and it never will. Here's why.

Tip: Skipping Meals Makes You Fat

What do protein, dopamine, cravings, and body fat percentage have in common? Well, everything. Check out the science.

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Tip: The Modified Belt Squat

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

Stressed? Train Like This, Make Gains

Consistency is good. But consistent lifting paired with life stress will halt your progress. Here's how to train so you can still make gains.

Tip: Go Deep With Technique

Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.