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Tip: No Pain, All Gain

Pain vs. discomfort in the gym. Here's why you better know the difference.

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Tip: How to Feel the Delts Contract

To build big delts, you need to learn to contract your delts. Here's how.

Tip: A Simple Trick for Better Forearms

Do your wrist curls like this for Popeye forearms.

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Tip: The Kneeling Scrape-the-Rack Press

Really nail those delts with this smart variation of the overhead press.

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Tip: Master the Single-Arm Bench Press

Strengthen your core and boost your barbell bench press with this exercise.

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Tip: Pump and Hold for Big Delts

For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.

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Tip: Try the Triple Kettlebell Push-Up

Thirty push-ups in three different positions. Can you hang?

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Tip: Mark Dugdale's Leg Day Finisher

How do you finish off a tough leg day full of squats and deadlifts? Like this.

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Tip: Add a Band To Your Preacher Curl

Add accommodating resistance to curls for new growth. Get a band and angle it so it provides maximum resistance at the top of the movement.

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Tip: Master the Sliding Lunge

Use this technique to make your regular barbell and dumbbell lunges work even better.

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Tip: Press a Kettlebell, Bench Heavier

Do this exercise before you bench press and you'll lift more weight.

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Tip: The Sweeping Deadlift for Lats & Bigger Pulls

Build your lagging lats and boost your deadlift strength at the same time. Do the sweeping deadlift. Here's how.

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Tip: The Stubborn Triceps Workout

Dead-stop triceps extensions followed with close-grip presses. Do it. Here's how, and why it works.

Master-the-t-bench-press

Tip: Master the T-Bench Press

This technique really improves your bench press mechanics and pressing power. Check it out.

Tip: Build More Muscle With Bad Words

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

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Tip: How to Do the Side-to-Side Plyo Push-Up

Are you good at plyo push-ups? Good! Now try this variation.

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Tip: Snatch Jump for Power

Build power with this unique Olympic lifting variation. Here's how to do it.

Master-the-tuck-jump

Tip: Master the Tuck Jump

It's a CNS activator, a fat burner, and an ab exercise. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Build Delts with the Gironda Dumbbell Swing

This odd-looking exercise adds width to the shoulders. Here's how to do it.

Tip: A New Move for Upper Body Strength

Build lats, traps, and shoulders with this suspension exercise. Strengthens your core and grip too.

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Tip: Master the Depth Plyo Push-Up

Build your bench press, and a bigger chest, with this explosive push-up variation. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Master the Athlete's Lift

Here's why you need to be doing the power clean.

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Tip: The 5-4-3 Method for Lats

You could be getting a lot more out of your lat pulldowns. Check this out.

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Tip: What You Don't Know About Hamstring Curls

The hamstring curl seems simple enough, but there's a lot more to it than most lifters think. Here's what you need to know.