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Amit Sapir, world record holding powerlifter and pro bodybuilder, shows you his favorite way to build delts.

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This Is Why You're Not Jacked

If you want to build muscle, you have to turn on your mind-muscle connection. Here are 5 training strategies that do it.

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Tip: Do Your Rope Pushdowns Kneeling

Want to build your triceps? Get on the floor. Here's why.

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Tip: Try the Triple Kettlebell Push-Up

Thirty push-ups in three different positions. Can you hang?

Master-the-landmine-press

Tip: Master the Landmine Press

Stimulate new strength and muscle gains with the angled barbell press. Here's how to do it.

Tip: A New Way to Overhead Press

Fix your form and build your shoulders. Here's how.

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Tip: Try the Iso-Dynamic Contrast Curl

Stimulate new biceps growth by holding the weight at 90 degrees for 20 seconds, then performing curls until failure.

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Tip: Add a Band To Your Preacher Curl

Add accommodating resistance to curls for new growth. Get a band and angle it so it provides maximum resistance at the top of the movement.

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Tip: Press a Kettlebell, Bench Heavier

Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.

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Tip: Dislocates and Circles for Healthier Shoulders

Get your shoulders ready for chest day or a big bench press with this superset.

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Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.

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Tip: The Sweeping Deadlift for Lats & Bigger Pulls

Build your lagging lats and boost your deadlift strength at the same time. Do the sweeping deadlift. Here's how.

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Tip: A New Way to Hammer Curl

Build the forgotten muscle in your upper arms and bring up those puny forearms too with this exercise.

Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.

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Tip: The Stubborn Triceps Workout

Dead-stop triceps extensions followed with close-grip presses. Do it. Here's how, and why it works.

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Tip: Standing EZ-Bar Curl, Mechanical Drop Set

Extend TUT and recruit more muscle fibers with this tough mechanical drop set. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Injured? Train This Way

You can lift light and still grow, provided you use this method.

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Tip: Master the T-Bench Press

This technique really improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Check it out.

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Tip: The Foam Roller Chest Press

Using a foam roller can teach good lifting mechanics on a variety of movements, particularly chest presses. Try this.

Tip: To Win, Expect Pain

Stop believing the fitness fairytales and prepare for physical and mental torture. Here's why.

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Tip: Try the Squat-Stance Deadlift

The squat-stance deadlift combines the best elements of conventional and sumo. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do This Exercise Combo to Prevent Shoulder Pain

Strengthen your scapular stabilizers and you'll prevent shoulder injuries and get stronger. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Prepare for Big Presses with Front Push-Aways

This exercise teaches you to hold the shoulder girdle rigid to avoid strength leaks in pressing lifts. It strengthens the front delts, rotator cuff, and even the lats.

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Tip: Master the Bentover Row

Use these tips and cues to get better results from barbell rows.

Tip: Build More Muscle With Bad Words

Here's why certain words and phrases might just lead to bigger muscles and heavier PRs.