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Tip: Feel Better and Move Better in 3 Minutes

Six quick mobility drills and stretches to cap off your lifting session.

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Tip: Rotational Lunge Swings

Challenge your strength and core stability in the elusive transverse plane with this exercise. Works with a kettlebell too.

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Tip: Front Squat Bar Placement

Here's a great trick to use to get your bar placement right for front squats.

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Tip: The Hang Snatch

The hang snatch is one of the best explosive power movements. Here's a quick breakdown.

Tip: Make These Low Carb Brownies

Lowering your carbs doesn't have to mean eating nothing but meat. There's still room for brownies. These have 5 net carbs. Recipe here.

Tip: The Right Rest Period for Strength Gains

How long should you rest between sets? If your main goal is strength, follow the guidelines here.

Tip: The Best Overall Deadlift Style

If you're deadlifting for overall physique development, which style is best for your goal? Answer here.

3 Trigger Point Drills For Pain Relief

Pain makes it harder to lift and stay motivated. Not getting relief? Trigger point therapy may be your solution. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Squat Stance Deadlift with Eccentric Isometrics

Combine squat-stance deadlifts from a box with slow negatives and a pause to stimulate full-body hypertrophy. Start off by using 50-70% of your 1RM.

Tip: This Stuff Ends Achy Knees

This natural substance works as well as ibuprofen to stop knee pain but without the bad side effects.

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Tip: Dumbbell Bench Press Drop Sets for Size

Training to failure works. Period. Just incorporate it wisely. Here's one way to do it for chest training.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Creeper

Are you the resident d-bag in your gym? Find out here.

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Tip: Instantly Improve Your Squat

The magic word is pre-tension. Here's how to turn it on and how it'll improve your squat fast.

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Tip: The Best Grip Width for Pain-Free Benching

Does the front side of your shoulder hurt from bench pressing? Most likely your hand position is off. Here's how to fix it.

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Tip: The Mixed-Grip Deadlift Sucks

Sure, it'll help you pull more weight, but unless you're a competitive powerlifter and have to use it, it's best avoided. Here's why.

Tip: 7 Challenging New Ways to Build Your Chest

How to build your pecs with no bars, no dumbbells, and no machines.

Tip: The Food That Improves Your Thinking

Research shows that these foods may clear the cobwebs and improve your mental performance.

How to Build a Stubborn-Ass Muscle

Got a hard-to-grow body part or weak muscle group? Here's how 7 of our experts brought theirs up.

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Tip: The Standing Kettlebell Shrug

Barbell shrugs are great, but if that's all you do you're missing a major portion of the traps. Try this.

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: A New Exercise for Big Shoulders

Build your delts AND keep them healthy with this challenging new 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: Stop Being Needy and Self-Obsessed

Your need to inspire others is lame, ego-driven, and delusional. Here's why, snowflake.

Tip: 3 Ways to Change Up Your Chin-Up

Stuck with only a straight bar to use in gym? Try these training tricks.