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Tip: Boost Your Deadlift with Macro and Micro-Sets

Here's how to use cluster training to strengthen your deadlift and add pounds of new muscle to your physique.

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Tip: The Modified Dragon Flag

The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.

Tip: You Need More of this Amino Acid

New research on this so-called non-essential amino acid shows that it not only fixes up joints, but it extends your lifespan too.

Tip: Catch a Wave, Get Stronger

Manage fatigue and blast new personal records with 7/5/3 wave loading. Here's how.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.

Tip: How to Hack Someone's Mind

...to get them as excited about the gym as you are.

Tip: 13 Minutes Is All You Need?

A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?

Tip: The Next Level Plank

Turn the boring plank into a full-body exercise with this challenging variation.

Tip: The Truth About Prostate Testing

Here's what you need to know before you or your old man agree to have the widely used PSA test.

Tip: Triceps Training – The Missing Angle

You need some direct work to maximally strengthen the triceps. Here's the angle most people miss, which leaves some strength on the table.

Tip: The Achievement Hormone

A new study shows that your social status can boost this hormone and help you achieve more in the future. Check it out.

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Tip: Valslide Flye

Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.

Tip: ACTN3 – The Muscle Gene

Here's what you need to know about this tricky gene and its variants.

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Tip: Band Pullover

With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.

Tip: The Right Overhead Press for You

Not everyone is ready for the barbell. Are you? Find out here and double check your form.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

Tip: The Best Hip Hinge

This fundamental movement pattern is, well, fundamental. But try this before you jump into deadlifting.

Tip: Customizing the Squat

It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.

Tip: The Truth About Inflammation and Healing

Most of what we do today to heal minor injuries and relieve soreness is actually delaying healing and maybe even muscle growth. Info here.

Tip: A Different Way to Bench Press

Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.

Tip: Full-Contractile Range Tri-Sets

No muscle fiber is safe with this training method. Here's how to use it to build wider shoulders.

Tip: The Bro-Assisted Chest Builder

Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.

Tip: 5 Signs Your Trainer is a D-Bag

Or at least not very good at his or her job.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.