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Tip: The Forbidden Food for Healthy Hearts

People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.

Tip: Get Explosive Without the Olympic Lifts

Not interested in learning the full O-lifts? Build athleticism and power anyway with these two easier-to-learn exercises.

The Right Diet for Your Personality Type

Your fat loss diet will fail if your nutrition plan doesn't match your personality and mindset. Find your type here.

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Tip: Dip Machine, Heavy Negatives

Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.

Tip: Athletic Exercises That Make You Slow

Here's how to run slower, punch slower, and miss the ball more. Wait, you don't want that? Then avoid dumb training methods like this.

Tip: Train Your Glutes for a Bigger Squat

Here's what to do before, during, and after squats to activate, strengthen, and grow your glutes.

Good Exercises Gone Terribly Wrong

These exercises and training methods have their place, but they're stupid choices for most gym goers. Here's why.

Tip: Painful Training: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.

Tip: Grip Position and Shoulder Mechanics

Here's a common form mistake that most lifters don't even know they're making.

6 Workout Mantras That Mostly Suck

There's a kernel of truth in every training mantra. But there's also a kernel of crap. So let's break them down and toss out the trash.

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Tip: Bench Press from Pins

Build strength and power by starting your bench press from a dead-start position. Here's how.

Tip: The 10-Second Test for Overhead Efficiency

Test your mobility, stability, and strength with this overhead exercise.

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Tip: The Weighted Muscle-Up

Once you master the muscle-up, progress by adding weight just as you would a pull-up.

Tip: Try This Gut-Punch of an Ab Exercise

This ab exercise will make you feel like you just got a fist in your breadbasket, but it'll really build your abs.

Tip: 5 Trumped Up Claims About Organic Food

Science finally has some conclusions about organic food. You may be surprised.

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Tip: Supine Band Shoulder External Rotation

Rotator cuff work keeps your shoulders healthy. Coach Tumminello discusses why a popular exercise doesn't do the trick and shows you a better one.

Tip: Age Makes No Difference in Recovery Rates

Science shows that recovery rates stay fairly consistent in the young and old(er). Take a look.

Tip: The Strength Vitamin

Most athletes have low levels of this vitamin. And only one type of it will keep your strength gains coming. Here's the science.

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Tip: Overhead Barbell Wrist Roller

The bench press and the overhead press require strong forearms and stable wrists. This bodyweight exercise helps with both.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Box Squat

Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.

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Tip: Banded Supine Row

Improve your form and movement mechanics on all rowing exercises with this teaching exercise. Bonus: It boosts your bench press by teaching you lat engagement.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.

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Tip: Fix Your Power Clean with Altitude Landings

Here's how to use altitude landings to find the right stance for the power clean and perfect your form.