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Sometimes you have to break the rules to build muscle. Here's one example, plus a great way to build your chest.

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Tip: An Easy Way to Stay Full and Lose Fat

The scientific way to increase satiation and reduce calorie intake. And it only takes about 20 seconds.

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Tip: The Front Raise Complex for Big Delts

For complete shoulder development, don't forget the anterior delts. This complex with light them up.

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Tip: Increase Tension to Build Bigger Shoulders

Tension builds muscle. Here's how to ramp it up to build your delts.

Tip: Do the Double Barbell Press

It looks crazy, but it'll build your delts and overhead strength like nothing else.

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Tip: A Quick Trick for Better Deadlifting

Most lifters struggle with getting their weight back on the deadlift. That leads to poor form and poor performance. Here's how to easily fix it.

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Tip: Do the Front Deadlift, Activate the Nervous System

Do this before your regular deadlift session and you'll perform better. Or just do it for bigger, stronger traps and lats. Here's how.

Tip: Your Feelings Don't Matter

Not feeling motivated? Here are three ways to snap out of it and throw some iron around.

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Tip: The Chaos Push-Up

This tough push-up variation not only hits your chest, it also challenges your core and improves shoulder stability.

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Tip: The One-Hand Dumbbell Snatch

Use this movement as a warm-up, to build more explosive power, or to get better at Olympic-style lifting.

Tip: Stop Looking for Motivation

If you always need to be externally motivated, you're not a lifter. You're a hobbyist. Here's why.

Tip: Hop On, Hop Off Treadmill Sprinting

Crank the incline and get ready to torch some fat. Try this workout made popular by an NFL Combine prep coach.

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Tip: Fix Your Ugly Kettlebell Swing

Want to do a proper kettlebell swing? Get kicked in the junk. Really, that's the perfect form cue. Here's why.

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Tip: How to Set Up for the Deadlift

Here are three universal rules for the deadlift that work for just about every lifter.

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Tip: Roll Your Back Right

A lot of people today foam roll their backs before or after training, but most are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: The Rolling Dip

Here's a challenging new way to do dips that'll help you move like a gymnast.

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Tip: Lean Away for Wider Delts

Make the lateral raise work even better with this simple modification.

Tip: Build Even More Muscle With Dips

All you need is a band and the ability withstand excruciating pain. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Eccentric Isometrics for Squats

Do squats hurt, and not in a good way? This drill will help you fix your squat mechanics and technique.

Tip: High Tension Curls for New Arm Growth

Trigger hypertrophy in your stubborn biceps using this trick.

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Tip: The World's Greatest Stretch

Do this on the your next off day to move better and feel better.

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Tip: Master the Dip for a Big Chest

Most people think the bench press builds the best pecs. Well, most people are wrong. The dip is better. And it can be a great triceps exercise as well, if you do it right.

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Tip: How to Do the Pull-Through

Whether you're a powerlifter working on posterior chain strength or a figure competitor working on a great butt, the pull-through is awesome. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Plank for Strong People

Planks are pretty easy once you're beyond the newbie stage. Here's how to ramp them up.

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Tip: How to Zercher Squat

It's nasty and uncomfortable, but it'll make you bigger and stronger. Here's how to do it.