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Tip: Dragon Flag Progressions

Much more than a cool-looking core exercise, the dragon flag will even strengthen your glutes and lower back. Follow these progressions.

Tip: Stop Maxing Out for No Damn Reason

If you're not a powerlifter, or it's not the right time in your training cycle, then going for a PR is just plain dumb. Here's why.

Tip: Why Lifters Are Going to Live a Long Time

A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.

The Most Important Movement Pattern

Here's how to get your hips moving properly and blast through deadlifts, pull-throughs, RDL's, and kettlebell swings.

Tip: How Much Protein Should I Eat?

Common question. Here are some guidelines for lifters.

Tip: Biceps Training That Wastes Your Time

Some biceps exercises look different but actually stimulate the muscles the exact same way, making them redundant. Here's what to avoid.

Tip: Cook Healthy Food 16 Times Faster

Here's how to eat a lot healthier, a lot tastier, in a lot less time.

Tip: Supersets and Recovery Time

Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.

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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.

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Tip: Curls with 3-Second Negatives

The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.

Tip: Burn Fat Better With Ellagic Acid

Shrink fat cells and naturally keep your blood sugar in check. Here's how.

Tip: The Combo Exercise That's Just Plain Silly

It's a popular exercise that kills two birds with one stone... except it really doesn't. It just screws up two good exercises.

Tip: Do This to Fix Non-Organic Produce

Here's how to make your non-organic fruits and vegetables as healthy as their organic counterparts.

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Tip: Deficit Semi-Sumo Deadlift

This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!

3 Ridiculous Things People Say About Diet

You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.

Tip: Pros and Cons of Training to Failure

It's the most important key to muscle growth. And it'll fry your CNS and lead to injury. Wait, which is it? A little of both. Here's why.

Tip: Are You Using the Right Weight to Grow?

Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.

Tip: Go Heavy to Retain Muscle

Here's why doing high reps during diet phases can backfire, and why it's best to keep it heavy even when cutting.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

Tip: Do This to Make Cardio Fun

Scientists figured out a way to make us look forward to high-intensity cardio. No, really. Check it out.

Tip: Mix This Into Your Food and Lose Fat

Boost insulin sensitivity and fat-burning hormones with this seed.

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Tip: The Anderson Squat

This classic strength training method has you starting the lift from the bottom with the concentric portion of the movement.

DNA Gains

New research shows that one type of training may decrease cellular aging and DNA damage, but another type may increase it.

Tip: Weak on Rings, Weak Everywhere Else

If ring dips or ring push-ups make you look like you're training in an earthquake, something's wrong. Here's why and how to fix it.