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The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.

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Tip: 300-Pound Clean Complex

This complex (a series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a 1 clean deadlift, 1 hang clean, 2 front squats, and a jerk.

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Tip: Flye, Push-Up Drop Set on Rings

For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.

Tip: Build A Sufficient Base Of Strength

Even if you're just after a beach body, you need to build your foundation. Here are a few metrics to aim for.

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Tip: Chin-Up, Inverted Row Drop Set

This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.

PEDs and the Myth of the Level Playing Field

According to this expert, banning performance enhancing drugs doesn't create fairness in sports, and it never will. Here's why.

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Tip: The Suspension Trainer Complex

Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.

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Tip: Sandbag Complex

Sandbags are great training tools, especially when you put a series of exercises together into a complex (use one weight, no rest between exercises).

Tip: 7 Things Smart Lifters Know

Experienced lifters learned these things by making mistakes. Read this so you won't have to make the same ones.

Stressed? Train Like This, Make Gains

Consistency is good. But consistent lifting paired with life stress will halt your progress. Here's how to train so you can still make gains.

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Tip: Low Sled Complex

Need to drop some fat, like, really fast? Try this complex. No sled? Just push a weight plate with dumbbells on top.

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Tip: High Sled Push Complex

This unique metcon complex uses unilateral dumbbell exercises combined with sled work to get your heart hammering.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 2

This conditioning finisher combines unilateral dumbbell movements with sled work. And yes, it'll get you shredded.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 1

Combine sled work with a few dumbbell movements and you'll have the ultimate workout finisher.

Tip: Your Fancy Pink Salt Is Worthless

That expensive salt really isn't worth it. In fact, it could be causing a deficiency. Here's why.

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Tip: Sled Pulling for Leg Strength

No fancy sled, no problem. Make your own pulling sled and smoke your legs any time you feel like it.

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Tip: Battling Ropes and Side Plank Finisher

This conditioning finisher will not only torch fat, it'll teach you to control your breathing in intense sports or workouts.

Tip: Go Deep With Technique

Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: 5 Rules For Training Success

From training to nutrition, pro bodybuilder and record-holding powerlifter Amit Sapir lists his top five tips for gains.

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Tip: Cable Tri-Set for Arms and Shoulders

One station, three exercises. Give this a shot for bigger biceps, triceps, and delts.

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Tip: Dumbbell and Bench Tri-Set

Maximize workout time by hitting your arms and delts with this quick tri-set.

Tip: Leg Injury? 2 Ways to Keep Training

Here's how to keep training your upper body when a low-body injury has you sidelined.

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout Overview

Here's a video from one of T Nation's boot camps. In this intro, Coach Thibaudeau reviews several awesome training techniques.

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Tip: Dynamic 90-90 Paused Reverse Lunge

Build your legs, set your lungs on fire, and improve hip mobility with this exercise.