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Tip: The Y Press

Hit those neglected lateral delts with this press variation. Note the change in hand position as you lift. Pause at the top for the best results.

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Tip: Straddle Hip Belt Squats

Think of this as a T-bar row, but for your legs. It will smoke your quads.

The 6 Toughest Drop Set Workouts

Regular lifters do regular sets. Ambitious lifters do drop sets. Crazy mothers do mechanical drop sets. Be a crazy mother. Here's how.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

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Tip: Cable Stack Wrist Roller

Attach a two-inch pipe to some webbing and a cable machine to really build your grip and forearms. The resistance increases as you roll.

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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

Lift Hard, Lift Smart, Recover Faster

Joints hurting? CNS fried? Here's how to intelligently train the bench, deadlift, and squat to keep the gains coming.

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Tip: High-Step Wrist Rolling

The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.

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Tip: Overhead Press, Front Squat Challenge

Start with 10 presses and 20 front squats. On the next set, do as many presses as you can, then double that number for front squats. Continue until jacked.

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Tip: Core-Engaged Dead Bug

The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.

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Tip: Flye, Push-Up Drop Set on Rings

For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.

Tip: The Core Strength Party Trick

Test your core strength. Build your core strength. Impress your friends at parties. Here's how.

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Tip: The Javorek Complex

Most complexes are performed with light weight for fat loss. Not this one. Use 50 percent of your 1RM clean and jerk.

PEDs and the Myth of the Level Playing Field

According to this expert, banning performance enhancing drugs doesn't create fairness in sports, and it never will. Here's why.

Tip: Thibaudeau vs. Kidney Damage

Here's how Coach Thibaudeau fought back, took control of his health, and still managed to get stronger and leaner.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 2

This conditioning finisher combines unilateral dumbbell movements with sled work. And yes, it'll get you shredded.

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Tip: Sled Pull Complex 1

Combine sled work with a few dumbbell movements and you'll have the ultimate workout finisher.

Tip: Your Fancy Pink Salt Is Worthless

That expensive salt really isn't worth it. In fact, it could be causing a deficiency. Here's why.

The Truth About Nighttime Eating

Nearly everyone says to avoid nighttime calories if you want to get lean or stay lean, but the evidence is all over the board. Here's how to make sense of it.

The Real Reason You're Not Making Gains

This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.

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Tip: Push-Up Progressions

Go from zero to hero in six weeks with this progression model.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout

Behind the scenes at one of T Nation's boot camps. Tons of workout ideas and training tips here.

Tip: Give Barefoot Training Another Shot

Barefoot training and minimalist shoes were a big trend a few years ago, but everyone made one big mistake.

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Tip: Kettlebell Row With Rotation

The variation of the one-arm row allows you to add rotation and it tweaks the weight distribution for a new stimulus.