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Tip: The Most Filling Macronutrient

Reduce hunger when dieting. Eat more of this.

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Tip: Quadruped Rows for Back and Core

Perfect your pulling technique and challenge yourself in a whole new way with this exercise.

Tip: How a Kettlebell Can Make You a Better Bencher

Do a few sets of this drill before chest day and you'll perform better on the bench press. Check it out.

Fix Your Bench Press, Deadlift, and Front Squat

Make these lifts feel right and stop the hurting. Try these smart modifications.

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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.

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Tip: The NFL Seated Row

Seated rows are a back-building staple, but you've never tried them like this.

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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: The Head-Off Bench Press

This may look weird, but it improves your bench press mechanics, shoulder health, and chest growth.

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Tip: How to VooDoo Floss Your Knee

Here's how to alleviate knee pain and swelling. Works better than icing!

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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.

Tip: Better Than Triceps Pushdowns

Here's a new move that beats the snot out of your regular triceps exercises.

3 New Ways to Bench Press

These odd-looking but highly effective pressing exercises build slabs of muscle and even improve your lifting mechanics.

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Tip: The 10 Minute Deadlift Tutorial

Here's just about everything you need to know about deadlift variations.

Tip: Rest This Long Between Sets

Build muscle AND strength by resting for a specific amount of time before the next set. Here's what you need to know.

9 Fake Health Foods

It's easy to spot foods that make you fat and unhealthy, right? Not always. Some health foods are dirty fakers. Check out this list.

Tip: Fasting Diets & Belly Fat Rebound

Do popular fasting diets set you up for future gains in abdominal fat? Science is giving us clues. Check this out.

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Tip: A Better Way to T-Bar Row

Make this back-building staple more effective with these quick tips.

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Tip: Next Level Turkish Get-Ups

Challenge your core stability with get-up presses. Here are a couple of challenging ways to do them.

Tip: Use This Carb to Win Big

The new science on a functional carbohydrate that wins races and helps you power through tough workouts.

Tip: Build More Muscle With Bad Words

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