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Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.

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Tip: Functional Dry Needling Restores Mobility

Heard of dry needling? Thinking about trying it? Here's what it looks like and what it can do for you.

Tip: Do This Mobility Drill For a Better Squat

This might just be the easiest way to fix most ugly squat problems. And it only takes about 30 seconds. Check it out.

Tip: Build Glutes With This Deadlift Variation

Boost your athletic performance and the stares you get at the gym with this barbell exercise.

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Tip: Most Common Pull-Up Mistake

Most lifters over-pull when doing pull-ups and lat pulldowns. Here's why that's not good and what the movement should look like.

Tip: A Tough New Way to Do Chin-Ups

Chin-ups are awesome. This is even awesomer. Yes, awesomer.

Tip: Embrace the Grind

Here's the hard truth about success in the gym, whether you want to hear it or not.

Tip: Don't Train Biceps Before Shoulders

Hit your delts first, or ideally, on a different day than biceps. Here's why.

3 Things All Successful Diets Have in Common

Your diet doesn't have to have a catchy name. Just make sure it has these three traits shared by all successful diets.

Tip: How to Lunge for Big Quads & Glutes

Some trainers call this bad form. Then again, some trainers are kinda dumb. Check it out.

Tip: Nuts. You're Eating Them Wrong

Here's why, plus much healthier ways to buy your nuts and make them taste awesome.

Tip: A Simple Way to Boost Total Body Strength

This looks easy, until you try it. Build your grip, strengthen your core, and jack up your heart rate with this exercise.

Tip: Do This BEFORE You Curl

Use the first-tension principle to build bigger, stronger arms. Here's how.

Tip: The Bacteria That Builds Muscle

New study: One type of gut bacteria helps build muscle and boost endurance. Here's where to get it.

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Tip: Improve Your Deadlift with Jefferson Curls

If you have trouble locking out the deadlift, it could be a low back problem. Here's how to strengthen every portion of that weak link.

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Tip: How to Build Grip Strength

If the bar is slipping out of your hands on the deadlift, your grip isn't strong enough. But since grip strength is mostly neural, it doesn't take long to see drastic improvements if you work on it.

Tip: How to Make Kickbacks Actually Work

The kickback for triceps is known as a wimpy exercise, but the problem is that most people are doing it wrong. Here's an easy trick to make it work.

Tip: Do Diagonal Back Exercises

Do you use diagonal pulling movements? Here are two great examples guaranteed to build your back.

Tip: Stop Rowing Wrong

You're not starting a lawnmower when you do dumbbell rows. Here's a better way to row for big gains.

Tip: Grit is a Skill. Build Some, Wimp.

Not many people have it these days. Here's why those who do have an advantage in life.

Tip: Don't Forget Your OTHER Butt Muscles

The maximus gets all the attention, but if your other glute muscles are weak then your squat will suffer. Here's how to prevent that.

Tip: The Dumb Looking Warm-Up You Should Do

Yeah, it's stupid looking, but it'll loosen up your neck, your shoulders, and even activate your glutes.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

Weak hamstrings? This training technique will get them bigger and stronger.

Tip: Increase Exercise Performance Instantly

Improve your performance on seated rows and biceps curls by doing this trick between sets.