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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: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.

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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.

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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: 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.

Tip: 3 New Ways to Use This Machine

It's not just for back. Check out these muscle-building exercise variations.

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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.

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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: The One-Arm Press Test

Have you become neuromuscularly complacent? Try this core strength test and find out.

Tip: Build Your Rep Strength, Build More Muscle

Chances are, if muscle growth has stopped it's because you adopted too many fancy techniques instead of just getting stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: Does Foam Rolling Have to Hurt?

Turns out, more pain doesn't equal more gain. Here's the latest science.

Tip: The Cure for Ugly Overhead Presses

Balance your shoulders and learn to brace to dominate the barbell press. Here's exactly how to do it.

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Tip: Vertical Pallof Press

Think of this exercise as a kind of standing ab rollout. Great for overall core strength.

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Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.

Tip: Play the Long Game

The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.

Tip: Look Worse to Look Better

No, you don't have to gain a ton of fat to build muscle, but you do need to be realistic. Here's a little reality check.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Incline Row

Build more muscle by holding the top dumbbell isometrically between reps.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Bench Press

Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.

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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: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.

Tip: The Craziest Looking Grip Strength Exercise

Looks weird, but it's great for crushing strength and forearm size.

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Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

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Tip: One-Arm Push-Up Tutorial

Think of this as a whole-body pushing exercise. It'll even nail your core. Here's how to do it right.