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Tip: Build More Muscle With Bad Words

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

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Tip: How to Do the Side-to-Side Plyo Push-Up

Are you good at plyo push-ups? Good! Now try this variation.

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Tip: Snatch Jump for Power

Build power with this unique Olympic lifting variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Try the Kettlebell Kickback

Kickbacks are known as a wimpy triceps exercise, but perform them like this and they'll turn into real muscle builders.

Tip: Is Your Phone Wrecking Your Workout?

Is your smartphone making your workout dumb? Or does it make your workout better? Science has some answers.

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Tip: Master the Tuck Jump

It's a CNS activator, a fat burner, and an ab exercise. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The 5-Minute Chunky Monkey Protein Cake

Eat more protein. Here's an easy, no sugar added, ridiculously tasty way to do it.

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Tip: How to Do Bi-Phasic Stretching

This is a hybrid of dynamic stretching and static stretching. Great for recovery. Check it out.

Tip: A New Move for Upper Body Strength

Build lats, traps, and shoulders with this suspension exercise. Strengthens your core and grip too.

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Tip: Blast Your Back With the Thib Lat Pulldown

Target those forgotten back muscles in a whole new way with this exercise. Here's how to do it.

The 9 Worst Things About Processed Foods

You know to avoid most processed foods, but you probably don't know the whole story. A few of these will surprise you.

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Tip: Negative Pull-Ups for Strength & Size

Use this training method as a finisher, a pre-exhaust technique, or just to boost your pull-up strength.

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Tip: Hit Your Upper Back & Lats with Duel Cable Rows

Many strength athletes and bodybuilders have weak upper backs. This will fix them right up.

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Tip: Train the Chest for Explosiveness

If you thought the bench press was just for strength gains, think again.

Tip: Fire Up Your Legs and Lungs

This exercise is half muscle-builder and half metcon. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat These Foods to Beat Stress

A single stressful event can wreck your gut health and your sleep... for weeks. Eat these foods and stress can't touch you.

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Tip: The 5-4-3 Method for Lats

You could be getting a lot more out of your lat pulldowns. Check this out.

Tip: Make Low-Carb Mug Cake in 60 Seconds

This protein packed cake is fast, easy, and it won't make you fat. Get the recipe here.

Tip: Can't Train? Take This to Retain Muscle

There's no reason to lose muscle when life or illness keeps you away from the gym. Here's how to fight off atrophy.

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Tip: The Ahrens Press for Wider Shoulders

You've never tried this classic shoulder builder before. It's great for the medial delts. Take a look.

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Tip: What You Don't Know About Hamstring Curls

The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Master the Get-Up Press

Do this before your next workout to enhance shoulder and hip stability, and build rotational strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Lift a Kettlebell Like This

Build your triceps, chest, shoulders, and lats in a whole new way. Try this.

Tip: Burn Fat With Every Cup You Drink

Drink 3 cups of this a day and you could lose 14 pounds of fat in a year. Here's the science.