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This is a great chest training alternative when your shoulders don't tolerate being loaded in the bottom position in a traditional bench press.

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Tip: Upper-Body Day? Do This Drill First

Wake up your upper back, shoulder stabilizers, and more with this simple warm-up exercise.

Tip: Cheat Meals – A Rant

When do you get a cheat meal when dieting? When you deserve one. And you probably don't deserve one yet. Here's why.

Tip: Slow Down, Get Huge

Lower slowly to fix your form and up your gains. Here's why.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.

Tip: Do This Before Every Upper-Body Workout

This simple drill will get your chest, back, and shoulders ready for the heavy stuff. Check it out.

Tip: Avoid Broken Paperclip Syndrome

Here's a simple way to remember to add some variety to your training.

Tip: Stretching Does Not Prevent Injuries

Are you already as flexible as you need to be? Here's what science says.

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Tip: Triple Set for Delts

Use heavy, moderate, and band resistance to build strong, healthy shoulders.

Tip: Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose It?

Only 1 out of a 100 people really knows what happens to fat when you diet. Sad!

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Tip: Multi-Contraction Drop Set

Turn on the pecs with this drop set to make subsequent pump work more effective.

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Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.

Tip: Bodyweight, Grip Width, and Bench Press

Here are two tips guaranteed to boost your bench press.

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Tip: Intra-Set Load Contrast Set

To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.

Tip: Make the Bench a Better Chest Builder

The bench press is great for overall strength, but not a great pec builder... unless you use these two tricks.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

Tip: Stop This!

Standing on an elevated surface has its place, but most people misuse this training method. Here's what they're getting wrong.

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Tip: Dips With Band

Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.

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Tip: Ring Dips With Tempo Manipulation

Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.

Tip: Scars and Mobility – What You Don't Know

Got an old scar from an injury or surgery? Surprisingly, it can affect your mobility and athletic movement. Here's what to do.

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Tip: Row – Correct Range of Motion

Full ROM is good... usually. But most lifters carry it too far when it comes to the row, leading to problems.

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Tip: Power Clean – Initiation

Initiate the pull from the floor with the hams. A common mistake is starting too fast off the floor. The feet leave the floor to re-adjust stance width.

Tip: Eat Dinner, Die a Few Hours Later?

New research shows that a single unhealthy meal can have devastating effects.

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Tip: Single-Arm Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Waiter's Walk

Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.

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Tip: Band Resisted Jackknife

Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.