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Trying to build muscle? It's not the exercise that matters most, but the way you're doing it. Here's why.

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Tip: The Dumbbell Split Snatch

Build explosive power and test your athleticism with this Olympic lift variation you can do just about anywhere.

Tip: Grow Thicker Muscle Fibers

This natural compound improves insulin sensitivity, manages testosterone and estrogen, and makes muscle fibers grow.

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Tip: The Best Grip Width for Pain-Free Benching

Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.

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Tip: The Mixed-Grip Deadlift Sucks

Sure, it'll help you pull more weight, but unless you're a competitive powerlifter and have to use it, it's best avoided. Here's why.

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Tip: Do The Couch Stretch Correctly

This is a popular hip-opener, but just because it feels uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing it right. Here's how to get the most out of it.

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Tip: Get Your Grip Right for Pressing

Know the difference between a push press grip and a strict overhead press grip? They're not the same.

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Tip: Weighted Stair Climbs For Metcon

Grab some weight and hit the stairs for an intense metcon workout. Here are 5 ways to do it.

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Tip: The Over & Back Press for Shoulders

Make this partial range exercise last at least 60 seconds per set and you'll trigger new delt growth with constant tension.

Tip: The Right Way to Choose Foods

Four things you can do while grocery shopping to make sure you get the nutrients you need.

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Tip: How to Do Proper One-Arm Push-Ups

The single-arm push-up is one the most complete exercises you can do... if you know how to do it right. Here's how it should look.

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Tip: The Anti-Rotation Press

This core exercise will nail your obliques and even your glutes. No chain? Use a rope or a bar.

Tip: The Only Good Smith Machine Exercise

This crazy-looking training method will improve your bench press strength.

Tip: Boost Your Deadlift With This Exercise

If your deadlift gets stuck halfway up, this accessory exercise will help unstick it.

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Tip: Can You Handle the Medball Tri-Set?

Hit your abs, triceps, and chest. All you need is a medicine ball.

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Tip: The Seated Cable Shrug

Nail your middle and lower traps with this shrug variation.

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Tip: The T-Bench Chest Press

This technique improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Master the Chin-Up Shrug

Build your traps and upper back with bodyweight. Here's how.

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Tip: Master the Foam Roller Chest Press

Build your chest and improve your lifting mechanics with this bench press variation.

Tip: To Grow, Do This BEFORE Your Big Lifts

Use this technique to increase your mind-muscle connection and build more muscle.

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Tip: Nail Your Middle and Lower Traps

To prevent imbalances, don't forget to train the part of your traps that you can't see in the mirror. Here's how.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Head-Off Chest Press

Build more strength and hit your pecs harder with this simple but challenging adjustment.

Tip: Careful, 'Roids Make You Forget Stuff

We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.

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Tip: Squat Jumps for More Muscle Recruitment

Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.