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What to build muscle? Lift a heavy weight and keep the tension on the working muscles for an extended time. Here's how to do it with rows.

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Tip: Protect Your Wrists from Lifting Injuries

Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.

Tip: Obey the Mirror Rule

Most gyms have mirrors, but did you know there are some unwritten rules about them? Learn them here

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Tip: Overhead Press Star Complexes

Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.

Tip: Two Ways to Build a Lagging Muscle

Take your weakest muscle group and turn it into your strongest with these strategies.

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Tip: Two Front Squat Problems, Solved

Need an easy way to fix two common front squat problems and get better results from the lift? Elevate your heels.

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Tip: The No-Kettlebell KB Swing

The kettlebell swing is a great exercise. Here's how to do it without a kettlebell that's even better.

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.

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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: 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.

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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: 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: 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 Front Squat & Deadlift Challenge

Want to get in your cardio? Skip the treadmill and get in the squat rack instead.

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Tip: A Tough, Effective Way to Push Press

Do the eccentric accentuated push press. Fancy name, brutal strength exercise.

Tip: A Simple Trick for Better Forearms

Do your wrist curls like this for Popeye forearms.

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Tip: The Double-Duty Chin-Up

The kneeling rest-pause chin-up builds explosiveness and helps you perfect your form on regular chin-ups. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Warm-Up With Multi-Directional Plate Lunges

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts.

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Tip: Slow Calf Raises for Fast Growth

Calves won't grow? You're probably going too fast. Hold the bottom position for around 5 seconds and the top for 3.

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Tip: Try the Renegade Plank Hold

This is the most deceptively difficult core exercise you'll ever do: a single-arm plank holding the eccentric isometric position of a renegade row.

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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: Quadruped Rows for Back and Core

Perfect your pulling technique and challenge yourself in a whole new way with this exercise.