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Tip: Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Lateral Raise

Start with 7 full reps, then do 7 top-half partials where you only come part of the way down. Finish with 7 bottom-half partials.

Tip: Next Level Push-Ups

This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.

7 Abused and Misused Training Methods

Exercises are tools. You've got to know how to use them properly. Here's a list of commonly misused ones.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Dumbbell Bench Press

Begin with 7 full reps, then do 7 bottom-half partials, and finally 7 top-half partials.

Tip: Fat Loss is About Math, Not Magic

We've been lead to believe that there's something magical about low-carb diets. Nope, it's just basic math. Here's why.

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Tip: Reverse 21 – Pull-Ups

Start with full reps, then do top-half partials, and finish with bottom-half partials. Your lats will hate you, but you'll love the results.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

Tip: 6 Ways to Build Muscle While Dieting

What good is a diet if it eats away your muscle? Here's how to retain or even build muscle while losing fat.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

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Tip: Reverse 21s – Front Squat

If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

Tip: Hip Thrust With Band

For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.

Tip: Rethinking the Fasting Trend

I believed in intermittent fasting, gave it a fair shot, then changed my mind about it. Here are the big drawbacks to fasting.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

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

Tip: The GHR

With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.

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.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

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Tip: The Shoulder Shocker

This delt builder involves a seated plate raise, lateral raise, and modified clean and press. Do 8-12 reps per exercise without rest between movements.

Tip: Get Twice the Triceps Growth

A new study shows that you can double the rate of triceps growth by using a certain exercise in a specific way. Take a look.

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Tip: Modified Reverse Hyper

You should feel this variation almost entirely in your glutes. Start with body weight for around 10 reps.

Single-Digit Bodyfat: Smash the Plateau

It's easy to go from fat to lean-ish, but fat loss can easily stall when your goal is to get truly shredded. Here are three things you need to know.

Tip: Monster in the Gym, Princess in the Kitchen

Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.

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Tip: Alternating Four Corners Farmer's Walk

This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!

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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.