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Sure, free weights are usually better, but if your goal is big pecs then this machine technique can beat the barbell.

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Tip: The Plank is for Newbs

This popular exercise doesn't actually do much, unless you're a rank beginner. Here's why, plus a better exercise.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

Prevent injuries and keep your delts feeling good with this quick exercise you can do anywhere.

Make 8 Great Exercises Even Better

Here's how to take your favorite exercises and make them work even better for muscle and strength gains.

Tip: Stop Rowing Wrong

You're not starting a lawnmower when you do dumbbell rows. Here's a better way to row for big gains.

Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better

Why competitive bodybuilding is in trouble and how to actually fix it.

Tip: Grit is a Skill. Build Some, Wimp.

Not many people have it these days. Here's why those who do have an advantage in life.

Tip: The King of Shoulder Exercises

If you could only do one exercise for delts, what would it be? Here's what science says to do.

Tip: Do the Sandwich Press for Big Pecs

Want to recruit as many chest fibers as possible? Yes, you do. Add this to the end of your next chest workout.

Tip: Fix Your Form, Build Bigger Triceps

Just about everyone screws up this arm exercise. Here's what they're doing wrong, and how to do it right.

Tip: Full-Range Pull-Ups and Pulldowns Suck

Blasphemy? Not really. These full ROM exercises don't build your back optimally... unless you tweak the form. Here's how.

Tip: The 5 Minerals for Muscles

If you sweat, you're probably deficient in these crucial minerals. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Leg Exercise Everyone Needs

Are those your legs or are you riding a stork? If you've ever been the butt of that joke, add this to your leg day.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Shoulders and Ugly Posture

This quick drill does it all: makes your shoulders feel good, loosens up your stiff back, and even helps with posture. Try it.

Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: The Handcuff Drill for Healthy Delts

No, you don't need to get arrested. Just do this exercise to keep your shoulders healthy and mobile. Take a look.

Tip: Build Pecs with the Hex Press

This shoulder-friendly exercise will light up your chest in a whole new way. Take a look.

Tip: The Missing Warm-Up for Leg Day

Add this simple move to your warm-up on lower-body day and you'll be ready to smoothly bang out the big lifts.

Tip: Don't Forget Your OTHER Butt Muscles

The maximus gets all the attention, but if your other glute muscles are weak then your squat will suffer. Here's how to prevent that.

Tip: The Leg Exercise That Prevents Knee Injuries

Lift long enough or play sports and your knees are bound to get cranky. Here's an easy way to protect them.

Tip: Avoid Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens

These manmade and naturally occurring compounds can make you less of a man. Really. Here's where they're hiding.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

Tip: The 4-Minute Video Guide to Raw Benching

Want to build strength AND size with the bench press? Here's how to get your form to match your goals.

Tip: The Dumb Looking Warm-Up You Should Do

Yeah, it's stupid looking, but it'll loosen up your neck, your shoulders, and even activate your glutes.