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Balance out all those sagittal plane squats and deadlifts with some frontal plane movements, like this one.

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The seafood suppliers, grocery stores, seafood restaurants, and sushi chefs think we're all morons. Here's what they're doing to fool us.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

Tip: 13 Minutes Is All You Need?

A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?

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Tip: Valslide Flye

Use Valslides or furniture sliders for this tougher-than-it-looks chest builder.

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Tip: Landmine One-Arm Floor Press

Here's a shoulder-friendly alternative to the dumbbell floor press that builds full body tension and allows you to really load it up.

Tip: A Better Way to Calculate Body Fat Percentage?

Science gives us a new way to figure out how much fat we're carrying. All you need is a tape measure. But is it any better than BMI?

Tip: Static Stretch For Only This Long

Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.

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Tip: Band Pullover

With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

Tip: The Truth About Inflammation and Healing

Most of what we do today to heal minor injuries and relieve soreness is actually delaying healing and maybe even muscle growth. Info here.

Tip: Recovering? Reset your PR's

Getting back into the gym after being injured? Here's how you need to think about personal records.

Tip: Are Phytates Killing Your Protein?

Be careful about what you eat with your protein. Here's why.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Dumbbell Row

With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.

Tip: The Core Exercise for Deadlifters

If you deadlift (specifically if you use a sumo stance) this should be one of your key supplemental exercises.

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Tip: Snatch-Grip Deadlift

Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.

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Tip: Ring Dip/Pull-Up/Inverted Row/Hip Thrust Combo

Short on time? Try this combo to hit your back, glutes, and hamstrings simultaneously.

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Tip: Dip Iso-Holds

Build strength by using holds on dips. If you can last longer than 45 seconds, add weight.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Kneeling Ring Dips

Here's a challenging dip variation that makes you work harder on each rep, plus it feels good on banged-up shoulders.

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Tip: Dip Countdowns

Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.

Tip: When You Should and Shouldn't Bulk or Cut

Here's a handy set of guidelines to help lifters find the balance between too dang skinny and too dang fat.

Tip: Machines Have Their Place

Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.