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Tip: The Lying Leg Raise with Band

This one looks weird, but you'll see how effective it is after your first rep.

Tip: A New Way to Build Stubborn Lats

It's not a new exercise, but a better way to do pulldowns that will turn on muscle growth fast. Check it out.

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Tip: Nail Your Middle and Lower Traps

To prevent imbalances, don't forget to train the part of your traps that you can't see in the mirror. Here's how.

Tip: Lift With Two, Lower With One

This training method builds muscle several different ways, including increasing growth factors like IGF-1. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Scientific Reason Women Need to Go Heavy

How heavy? Here's the science.

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Tip: The Head-Off Chest Press

Build more strength and hit your pecs harder with this simple but challenging adjustment.

Tip: Two Ways to Ramp Up Your Chest Training

If your goal is hypertrophy, use these techniques the next time you do dumbbell bench presses.

Tip: Careful, 'Roids Make You Forget Stuff

We know what performance-enhancing drugs can do for your muscles, but what about your mind? A new study has some answers.

Tip: Drop, Fail, Grow

First recruit all the muscle fibers you can, then fatigue them for massive gains. Here's how.

Tip: A New Exercise for Big Shoulders

Build your delts AND keep them healthy with this challenging new exercise.

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Tip: Squat Jumps for More Muscle Recruitment

Recruit more muscle, wake up your nervous system, and get more athletic. Squat jumps bridge the gap between jumping in sport and squatting in the gym.

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Tip: Do Broad Jumps for Explosiveness

Become a better athlete. Broad jumps are awesome for developing explosive horizontal hip power and athleticism.

8 Jumps to Boost Strength and Athleticism

Add some jumps to your training and your body will recruit more muscle fibers when you lift weights. Here's how.

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Tip: Master the Incline Plyo Push-Up

This is an awesome exercise for horizontal pressing power. It increases explosiveness and helps you recruit more muscle.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Tip: No Pain, All Gain

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

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Tip: Do Ball Slams Before You Lift

Ball slams will help you recruit more muscle fibers. This means you'll be able to go heavier and build more muscle during your regular weight training.

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Tip: Master the Anti-Press

This tough core exercise will also build shoulder strength and mobility. Take a look.

Tip: It's Lifting. Not a Nursery Rhyme.

Train insane or remain the same? Makes a catchy slogan, but it's ultimately a dumb idea. Here's why.

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Tip: The Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Blast those puny triceps and strengthen your core with one exercise.

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Tip: The Super Slow Chin-Up

Build your grip strength, forearms, and biceps with only one rep of this move. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Shoulders, Bench Heavier

Fix your position and bench press without pain. Here's how.

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Tip: The Proper Way to Box Jump

Box jumps are great, but most people do them wrong, or for the wrong purpose. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Most Painful (and Effective) Way to Squat

Yeah, it hurts, but if your legs are lagging it'll build them up fast.