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Tip: Static Stretch For Only This Long

Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.

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Tip: Weight-Plate Chop

Try this cross-body exercise to fill in your strength gaps and perform better athletically.

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Tip: Band Pullover

With a regular pullover, you lose tension at the top. Add a band to keep the tension on through the full range of motion and you'll build more muscle.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

Tip: Customizing the Squat

It's a mandatory movement pattern, but you need to choose the best variation for your body and goals. Here's a quick rundown.

Tip: A Different Way to Bench Press

Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.

Tip: Are Phytates Killing Your Protein?

Be careful about what you eat with your protein. Here's why.

Tip: The Bro-Assisted Chest Builder

Get a training partner for this exercise. Asking for a little help is worth the big gains.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

Tip: Choose Steak Over Chicken

People automatically assume that eating chicken is healthier than eating beef. Here are the facts.

Tip: 5 Signs Your Trainer is a D-Bag

Or at least not very good at his or her job.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.

Tip: Will Low-Carb Diets Kill You?

The big Harvard study suggested all you low-carb people may die before your time. Are they right?

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Tip: Dead-Stop Dumbbell Row

With this variation, you come to a complete stop at the bottom of each rep.

Tip: The Efficient Lifter vs. The Effective Lifter

You're either one or the other. Figure out which and you'll be more likely to reach your goals.

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Tip: Snatch-Grip Deadlift

Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

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Tip: Ring Dip/Pull-Up/Inverted Row/Hip Thrust Combo

Short on time? Try this combo to hit your back, glutes, and hamstrings simultaneously.

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Tip: Dip Iso-Holds

Build strength by using holds on dips. If you can last longer than 45 seconds, add weight.

Tip: The No-Rest Muscle Building Workout

Short on time for today's workout? Try this.

Tip: The Lost Movement for Injury Prevention

Keep your knees, hips, and spine healthy and strong with this exercise.

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Tip: Dip Countdowns

Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.

Tip: Machines Have Their Place

Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.

Get More Out of Your Protein

Everyone fights about how much protein to eat, but what really matters is how much protein you absorb. Here's how to soak up every gram.