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Tip: Rear-Foot Elevated Split Squat from Step

Elevate the front foot with a step and go deep on this one. Rack grip shown, but you can also hold the dumbbells down at your sides.

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Tip: Avoid Kyphotic Posture

For hip hinge exercises like RDLs and deadlifts, watch out for this common mistake.

Tip: Eat All You Want and Still Lose Fat

A big new study tells us what we've all wanted to hear about food and dieting. Strap on the feed bag!

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Tip: Triceps Extension – Multi-Hold Pump Set

Do this for only one set at the very end of your triceps workout. First iso-hold 20 seconds, second 15 seconds, last hold for 10 seconds.

Tip: The Missing Biceps Exercise

To maximize arm size, you need to add this biceps movement to your program.

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Tip: Scap Rows

Nail your rhomboids and mid traps with this exercise. Do 5 sets of 8 reps.

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.

Tip: Two Next-Level Delt Exercises

Here's how to make two staple shoulder exercises even better.

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Tip: Back Raise for Erectors

Strengthen your spinal erectors, get stronger in all the big lifts. Do 3 sets of 10-12 reps once a week using light weight.

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Tip: Split Squat with Isometric Holds

Do a split squat, then only come about three-fourths of the way up. Hold that position for 3 seconds before lowering. Great for the glute medius and minimus.

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Tip: Banded Good Morning

Ramp up this powerlifting accessory exercise with a band to add resistance at the waist and cue yourself to get the hips through. Great for glutes.

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Tip: 10 and 2 Stationary Lunge

Pretend you're standing on a clock and finish off leg day with 3 sets of 10 (each leg).

Make Any Workout Better, Instantly

Here are six adjustments you can make to any workout program to make it more successful.

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Tip: Alternating Eccentric Leg Curl

Force those hamstrings to grow! Lift with two legs, then overload the negative by lowering with one leg. Switch to both legs when you hit failure.

Tip: Want Size? Build Reps, Then Add Weight

Here's a simple progression method that works every time, yet most people have never tried it.

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Tip: Power Shrug

Here's a very effective exercise borrowed from Olympic lifting that'll build your upper traps.

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Tip: Single-Arm Plank on Rings

Yes, this is very advanced. First master the plank and the single-arm plank before trying it on rings with added load.

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Tip: The Single-Arm Plank

If you could only choose one exercise to train your core, it should be the single-arm plank.

Tip: How to Beat Stress-Induced Insomnia

Work stress leads to bad sleep. And bad sleep saps your willpower and leads to poor food choices at night. Here's how to break the cycle.

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Tip: 6-Ways for Shoulders

Add this to the end of your shoulder workout and get ready to burn and grow.

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Tip: Machine Laterals With Assisted Negatives

For this intensity technique, do the concentric part of the exercise on your own, then have your training partner push down during the negative as you resist.

Tip: Keep Your Diet Boring

What does a boring diet plan have to do with willpower and getting shredded? Quite a lot actually. Here's why.

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Tip: Hang and Swing Destroyer Set

Stubborn rear delts? Punish them until they grow with this 100 rep drop set. Use partials at first, then full range on the last drop.

Tip: Do More Reps for Real Life Strength

Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.