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Tip: Fat Facts For Lifters

Choose the best dietary fats and dial in your intake. Here's why.

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Tip: Deficit Trap Bar Deadlift

Build your quads and improve your standard deadlift with this variation.

Tip: The Food Pyramid Was Wrong About Fat

See this pro bodybuilder's recommendation for dietary fat. Hint: It's the opposite of the USDA.

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Tip: Trap Bar Deadlift 1.5's

Murder your legs with this variation. Do 1-2 sets of 8-10 reps at the end of leg day.

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Tip: Close-Stance Trap Bar Deadlift

Turn this lift into a quad builder with a closer stance. Keep the hips down and chest up to keep the stress on the legs and off the back.

Back Is The New Glutes

Sure, a big butt is all the rage right now, but a thick female back is hot, and any woman can build herself one. Here's how.

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Tip: Single-Leg Reeves Deadlift

Single-leg trap bar exercises in the style of the Reeves deadlift (hands on plates, not bar) provides the perfect stimulus for crushing every muscle in the body.

Tip: Swear for More Strength and Power

New research shows that cussing can boost anaerobic power and grip strength. Here's the science.

Tip: The Daily Stretch Every Lifter Needs

Do this simple stretch to avoid pec injuries, bicep tears, wrist pain, and even tendinitis.

Tip: How to Fight Late-Night Cravings

Having a TV-induced craving? Don't suffer needlessly, but don't blow your diet either. Here's what to eat.

Tip: How NOT to Do Shrugs

You see dumb guys doing this every week in the gym. Don't be one of them.

Tip: A Cheap Way to Improve Your Diet

Phytochemicals, fiber, filling low-calorie volume... try this for one week and you'll get it all.

Tip: The Case for Full-Fat Dairy

Choose the right sources and dairy is not only healthy, it's also a muscle-building powerhouse.

Tip: Fix Your Push-Up

Most people can do a lot of push-ups... with terrible form. Here's how to fix that and build upper-body strength.

Tip: 6 Suspension Strap Moves for Serious Lifters

Think those TRX-style gadgets are just for newbies? Think again. Try these challenging exercises.

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Tip: Bulgarian Split Squats

If you can't do your bodyweight for 6-8 reps, then it's time to bring up your single-leg strength.

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Tip: Squeeze-The-Bar-In Bench Press

If chest size if your goal, don't use the common spread-the-bar-apart cue. Instead, squeeze the bar in. Here's why.

Tip: Simple vs. Systems vs. Science

Let's take a closer look at training science, bro-science, and the gurus who claim to know it all.

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Tip: Hanging Band Bench Press

Looks crazy, but when used as a supplement to your regular benching it can really promote healthy shoulders and boost your standard bench press.

Tip: The Bodyweight Squat Test

There are a lot of strength tests out there, many unrealistic. But here's one that you and everyone else should be able to pass.

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Tip: Bent Over Lateral Raise, Back Extension Machine

This targets the glutes, hamstrings, postural muscles and, of course, the rear delts.

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Tip: GHR Bent Over Lateral Raise

This is a true multi-functional exercise. It not only works the rear delts, but it nails the entire posterior chain from head to toe.

Tip: The 30-Minute Trick for a Better Day

Make every day better. Start it by working on yourself and getting your mind right. Here's how.

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Tip: The Reverse Paused Deadlift

This technique uses a pause during the lowering portion of the rep. Great for strength development, technique improvement, and muscle growth.