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Pinwheel-curl

Tip: Pinwheel Curl

Also called the cross-body hammer curl, this neutral-grip exercise will hammer the brachialis, the muscle beneath the biceps, adding more size to your arms.

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Tip: The Best Way to Do Flyes

Make this exercise work even better for pecs. Here's how.

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Tip: Control Your Squat

Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.

Tip: Master the Behind-the-Neck Push Press

This safer way of pressing behind the neck is also a powerful shoulder builder. Check it out in action here.

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: Chin-Up, Inverted Row Drop Set

This three-part mechanical drop will have your lats, upper back, and arms begging for mercy.

Tip: Build Your Sad Little Quads

This exercise is great for quad hypertrophy, if you do it right. And it's great for boosting squat and deadlift strength. Take a look.

The-javorek-complex

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: 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.

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Tip: Kettlebell Swings and Plank Breathing

Do 20 swings. Without rest, drop into a hard-style plank for 10 deep breaths. Repeat for 5-10 rounds as a workout finisher.

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.

Tip: Eat 4 Per Week to Improve Glucose Metabolism

This simple diet adjustment may reduce your risk of getting type-2 diabetes by 37 percent.

Tip: A Finisher for Combat Athletes

Torch body fat and learn to control your breathing during tough competitions with this quick workout.

Tip: Insulin Sensitivity and Protein Pancakes

Breakfast, early morning workouts, and individual differences. Here's what you need to know.

Triceps-of-death

Tip: Triceps of Death

This is a brutal triceps builder. Start with a 2-board close-grip press for 5 reps, then a 3-board for 5 reps, then a 5-board for max reps. The shortening ROM allows you to fatigue and keep going.

Tip: Two Tricks for Perfect Squats

Here's how to quickly fix your ugly squat and perfect your form.

Tip: The Side Stretch You Should Be Doing

Do this oblique stretch before and after training and feel awesome. Check it out.

Tip: Get Your Head Out of Your Science-Butt

Stop panicking about natural and unnatural chemicals in food. Here's why.

Tip: Combat Muscle Loss With This Fat

Catabolism is the enemy. Here's an easy way to smack it down.

Parasympathetic-recovery-breathing

Tip: Parasympathetic Recovery Breathing

Use this technique after tough workouts to calm the CNS and spark recovery.

Tip: Stay Lean With This Green

Keep your blood sugar in check, naturally. Add this to your diet.

Tip: Drink This To Prevent Sun Damage

Drink some every day and you may prevent sunburn and maybe even reverse sun damage. Details here.

The-tempo-squat

Tip: The Tempo Squat

For 40-60 seconds, squat constant-tension style: no pauses or lockouts at the top. Take 2-3 seconds to go down and 2-3 seconds to come back up.