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Tip: Intensity vs. Effort – The Real Story

People use those words interchangeably, but experienced lifters know better. Do you? Info here.

Tip: 3 Strength Training Mistakes to Avoid

There are some people who need advanced drills and programming. You may not be one of them. Here's how to keep it simple and get strong.

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Tip: Slow Tempo Pull-Aparts for Reps

Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.

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Tip: Agonist Superset: Chin-Up and Curl

Jack up the metabolic and muscular damage, jack up your biceps growth. Try this superset.

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Tip: Bodyweight Triceps Extension

Finish off your triceps workouts with these. To keep the elbows happy, aim for the top of your head.

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Tip: Elevate Your Deadlift

Here's how (and why) to use block pulls to boost your deadlift strength.

Tip: Find YOUR Most Effective Exercises

Grab a pen and a piece of paper and do this. It'll help you trim the fluff off your workout plan and get focused on the movements that matter.

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Tip: Get Your Weight Back on the Deadlift

Fix a common technique flaw fast with this simple but effective trick.

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Tip: The Deadlift – How to Add Bands

Accommodating resistance is a great way to add variety to your training, and it's a great way to take advantage of the strength curve.

Tip: How Going to the Gym Can Make You Fatter

If you know you're going to hit the gym tomorrow, it often affects what and how much you eat today. Here's the science.

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Tip: The Peel-Back Technique for Better Deadlifts

Improve your form and get a mechanical advantage boost. Here's how.

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Tip: Conventional Deadlift – Find Your Best Stance

Here's a simple way to find your best stance for heavy pulls.

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Tip: Copy and Paste to Be a Better Deadlifter

Most lifters' warm-up sets look very different than their working sets. That's a problem. Here's why.

Tip: Pre-Stimulating Agonist Supersets

Use this training technique to boost muscle fiber recruitment and build a better mind-muscle connection with lagging muscles.

Tip: Specialization Cycles for Stubborn Muscles

Past the newbie stage, it's tough to improve every muscle group or lift at the same time. Here are some simple rules for specialization programs.

Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys

Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.

Tip: A Japanese Method of Stress & Anxiety Control

Forest bathing sounds like something only naked hippies do, but now science backs up the practice. Read this to chill out.

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Tip: Tight Cable Torso Rotation with Hip Shift

This dynamic variation of the cable check is great for athletes, producing high levels of power and strength.

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Tip: Stability Ball Side Crunch

Build all-around core strength with this move.

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Tip: Stability Ball Reverse Crunch

Eliminate momentum and get a stretch at the bottom to really make this ab exercise work well.

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Tip: Stability Ball Plate Crunch

To build your abs, you need to add resistance, just like every other muscle group. Here's a great way to do it.

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Tip: Parallel-Grip Cable Press

This cable exercise does a great job of smashing both the anterior and medial heads.

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Tip: Incline Cable Lateral Raise

Nail those shoulder-widening medial delts with this exercise.