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If this doesn't build your quads, nothing will. Do 7 full reps, 7 bottom-half partials, then 7 top-half partials without racking the bar.

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Tip: Ginger, Pain Relief, and Performance

Here's the latest info (pros and cons) on the tastiest pain reducer and inflammation fighter.

Tip: The Surprising Side Effect of Getting Too Fat

A new study gives us some fascinating insights about fat gain, fat loss, and food deliciousness.

Tip: The Biggest Meal of the Day

When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.

Tip: The GHR

With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Tip: 1RM Training – Risk vs. Reward

Why you should stop focusing so much on your one-rep max and what to do instead.

Tip: Ankle Mobility for Muscleheads

Poor ankle movement causes problems throughout the body. Here's how to fix yours fast.

Tip: The Core Squat

Here's how to turn a squat into a very challenging core exercise.

Tip: Roll the Bar, Set a Deadlift PR

World record deadlifts have been set using this method, but some powerlifters hate it. Check it out.

Tip: Monster in the Gym, Princess in the Kitchen

Training is the easy part. Nutrition is where things get tough. Here's one way to boost your dietary discipline.

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Tip: Alternating Four Corners Farmer's Walk

This high intensity metcon workout involves the entire body and demands extended repetitive effort. Try it!

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Tip: Unilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Burn fat and strengthen your core at the same time with this full-body routine.

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Tip: Bilateral Four Corners Farmer's Walk

Here's a full-body farmer's walk workout that burns fat and increases metabolic conditioning.

Tip: Know Your Benchmarks, Then Smash Them

Intensity, volume, density, quality. All can be used for progression, and the one you choose needs to be somewhat instinctive. Info here.

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Tip: Over-Pulling On Pull-Ups and Pulldowns

It's a common mistake. Here's what it looks like and how to fix it.

Tip: Do This Before Every Workout

This is so obvious, so essential, that many lifters tend to overlook it.

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Tip: The Most Outlawed Exercise

Don't let the fitness police keep you from doing this safe and proven strength-building lift.

Tip: Parkinson's Law and Effective Workouts

Know this law. Get better results from your training. Check it out.

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Tip: Heel-Elevated Step-Up

The vastus medialis muscle often lags behind in strength. Use this exercise to bring it up and prevent injuries.

Tip: Have a Plan, But Embrace Imperfection

Yes, your workout needs structure. But it also needs to be flexible, which often leads to more gains. Here's why and how to do it.

The Truth About Kinesiology Tape

Does kinesio tape or K-tape actually do anything to improve performance, stability, or pain? We dug into the new research.

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Tip: Zercher Squat with Zig-Zag Bar

The bar placement in the Zercher squat makes it a lot easier to activate the core and control the low back and pelvis. A straight bar without chains will work too.

Tip: Make Your Low Back and Knees Feel Better

Add one drill to your warm-up and one exercise to your workout. Check 'em out.

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Tip: High Box Squat with Safety Bar

When you have knee or shoulder issues, this is a good alternative to a standard squat. This is the touch-and-go version with chains for overload at the top.