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Does your back suck compared to your chest? Do your triceps lag behind your biceps? Whatever your puny muscle group is, here's how to fix it.

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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.

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Tip: Rotating Lat Pulldown

Build your lats with this unilateral pulldown variation. You'll get a growth-inducing stretch at the top and a hard contraction at the bottom.

Tip: Use This to Make Exercise More Effective

This substance, with its broad list of abilities, is the Superman of supplements.

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Tip: The Squat-Stance Deadlift

Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Another Good Reason to Use a Spotter

Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.

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Tip: Deficit Semi-Sumo Deadlift

This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!

3 Ridiculous Things People Say About Diet

You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.

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Tip: Good Curl Form with Elbow Raise

Finish the curl with a shoulder flexion for a stronger biceps contraction. Don't let the traps raise up.

Tip: Are You Using the Right Weight to Grow?

Most people don't according to this new study. Check it out.

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Tip: 1-1-2 Bench Press

Here's a tougher-than-it-looks ways to ramp up your chest training, boost TUT for growth, and improve motor unit recruitment.

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Tip: Popover Push-Up

And a few sets of these to the end of your chest workout as an athletic finisher.

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Tip: Hip Thrusts in a Rack

Doing this glute-builder in a rack acts as a depth gauge, much like box squats. It keeps your form in check and it makes it easy load and unload plates.

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Tip: Do Clap Push-Ups Before Heavy Chest Work

A few sets of these after your warm-up and before doing your main chest exercises fires up the CNS and improves muscle fiber recruitment.

Tip: Go Heavy to Retain Muscle

Here's why doing high reps during diet phases can backfire, and why it's best to keep it heavy even when cutting.

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Tip: Towel Bent Row

This is a great bang for your buck exercise to work your upper back and grip at the same time.

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Tip: The J Rope Pull

Nail your upper lats and get a huge pump with this finisher exercise.

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Tip: Thick Grip Neutral Pull-Ups

Strengthen your grip by doing your pull-ups or chin-ups with a thick grip attachment or a couple of towels.

Tip: Low Fat vs. Low Carb For Fat Loss

What's better for improved body composition? One study says it might not be what you think it is.

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: The Right Grip for the Barbell Ab Rollout

To keep your shoulders healthy, always use a shoulder-width grip or slightly narrower on this great core exercise.

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Tip: Seated Overhead Pin Press

Build more overhead strength using this concentric-based movement.

Tip: Do This to Make Cardio Fun

Scientists figured out a way to make us look forward to high-intensity cardio. No, really. Check it out.

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Tip: Jerk From Pins

Improve your rate of force development with this variation of the jerk.

Tip: You're Not Eating Enough

Can't seem to gain quality muscle weight? Here's how many calories to shoot for daily and a good macro split.