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This is becoming a popular core exercise. Make it tougher by using a semi-circular motion instead of full circles. Keeps more tension on the abs.

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Tip: Banded Face Pull and Floor Press

Shoulder pain when benching? Try this. Prime the upper back and rear delts with face pulls, then use the banded floor press.

Tip: 4 Challenging New Ways to Do Sit-Ups

Turn the sit-up into a full upper-body exercise with these tough new exercises.

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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

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Tip: No-Straps Dumbbell Row

This style of row is great for back hypertrophy and for building your grip for the deadlift. Go for at least 20 reps, Kroc-row style.

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Tip: The Lying Band Pull-Apart

Big bench pressers use this movement to build the upper back and protect shoulder health.

Lift Hard, Lift Smart, Recover Faster

Joints hurting? CNS fried? Here's how to intelligently train the bench, deadlift, and squat to keep the gains coming.

Tip: Avoid the Carb Cults

It's time to relax and use some common sense when it comes to carbohydrates. Here's a reality check.

Tip: Carbs Aren't Essential But You Need Them

Here are the three things you need to know to get your carb intake just right.

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Tip: Core-Engaged Dead Bug

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

Tip: The Core Strength Party Trick

Test your core strength. Build your core strength. Impress your friends at parties. Here's how.

Tip: Build Your Sad Little Quads

This exercise is great for quad hypertrophy, if you do it right. And it's great for boosting squat and deadlift strength. Take a look.

Tip: The Other Exercise You Need to Bench Big

If your goal is a big bench press, this exercise is essential. Check it out.

Tip: Skipping Meals Makes You Fat

What do protein, dopamine, cravings, and body fat percentage have in common? Well, everything. Check out the science.

Tip: Hit the Deep Core Muscles

If you want great abs that also bulletproof your body against injury, you have to go deep. Try these three moves.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.

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Tip: Sled and Farmer's Walk Finisher

Combine the two toughest forms of metabolic conditioning into one brutal workout finisher.

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Tip: Kettlebell Swings and Plank Breathing

Do 20 swings. Without rest, drop into a hard-style plank for 10 deep breaths. Repeat for 5-10 rounds as a workout finisher.

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Tip: Kettlebell Row With Rotation

The variation of the one-arm row allows you to add rotation and it tweaks the weight distribution for a new stimulus.

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Tip: Tri-Set for Rear Delts, Triceps, and Lats

Combine the face pull, triceps extension and straight-arm pulldown into one set when you're pressed for time or looking for a new challenge. Here's how.

Tip: The Side Stretch You Should Be Doing

Do this oblique stretch before and after training and feel awesome. Check it out.

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Tip: The Child's Pose For Athletes

Improve upper back rotation and posture with this simple drill. Do 10 reps per side twice a day.

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Tip: Glute Bridge Walkouts

Try this bodyweight exercise for glutes and hams. Keep the hips up throughout the whole set. Walk your legs out at an angle, like a V.

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Increase work performance by up to 50% with this inexpensive oil.

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Tip: Stretch Your Neck and Traps Like This

Keep your neck and traps happy and prevent shoulder injuries with the yes/no stretch. Here's how to do it.