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Tip: Build Your Abs and Lats with Rollouts

The secret to a good rollout is lat tension. Here's what most people do wrong and how to fix it.

Tip: Your Feelings Don't Matter

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

Tip: Build an Ironclad Midsection

Screw planks. Do this exercise to take your core strength to the next level.

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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.

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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.

7 Lifting Rules That Actually Don't Matter Much

You might think these things are damn important to your training. In truth, they're not as crucial as you think.

Tip: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

Tip: Strong Legs, Happy Knees

Here's how to build your quads without overstressing your knees.

Tip: The Not-So-Pretty Truth About Gym Motivation

Here's how your personal demons can make you better.

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

What's the most effective workout? The best eating plan? Apply these 7 proven decision-making methods and you'll know.

Tip: Stop Sabotaging Yourself on Weekends

Three tips to help keep you from blowing your fat-loss diet every Saturday and Sunday. You know who you are!

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

Tip: Ditch the Barbell Row

There's a better exercise to build your back. Safer too. Check it out.

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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: Ditch Your Arm Day

There's a smarter way to build bigger, stronger biceps. Check it out.

Tip: The Leg Exercise Everyone Needs

Are those your legs or are you riding a stork? If you've ever been the butt of that joke, add this to your leg day.

Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: The Leg Exercise That Prevents Knee Injuries

Lift long enough or play sports and your knees are bound to get cranky. Here's an easy way to protect them.

Tip: Strengthen Your Grip to Lift Heavier

Weak grip? Small hands? You need to add this exercise to your program. It works fast! Check it out.

Tip: Do This 3-Squat Drop Set

Hit a new squat PR by using this smart mechanical drop set to improve your technique and strengthen any weak links. Check it out.

Tip: Do the Tabletop Row

Stop butchering the barbell row. Do this accessory exercise, find your form flaws, then get back to heavy rows. Check it out.

Exposed! 11 Things Experts Did Wrong

If you could start all over again in the gym, what would you change? We asked our top coaches and experts. Their answers are enlightening.

Tip: Improve Your Bench Press With This Spray

Sounds crazy, but many top strength athletes are starting to do it. Check this out.

Tip: Two Drills To Improve Posture

These movements will make your spine and shoulders feel better and move better when doing big lifts. Check 'em out.