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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Forearms

Wrist curls stress the tendons and don't work very well. Here's a better option.

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Tip: Farmer's Walk Complex 2

For this unilateral workout finisher, you'll combine the classic farmer's walk with several dumbbell movements.

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Tip: Tri-Set for Lats, Triceps, and Core

Combine the lateral straight-arm pulldown, the triceps extension, and the high-to-low chop into one set.

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Tip: Loaded Lat Stretch for Shoulder Flexion

Use this weighted drill to open up your lats and improve overhead mobility and shoulder health.

Tip: The Most Important Key to Workout Consistency

Researchers have figured out how to stay consistent in the gym. Have you? Check this out.

Tip: The Romanian Deadlift, Improved

The RDL is a staple lift, but not if you suck at it. Here's how to make it work for you.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.

Tip: Get Your Head Out of Your Science-Butt

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

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Tip: Parasympathetic Recovery Breathing

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

Tip: Triple Threat Push-Up Workouts

Two smart, challenging push-up workouts you just gotta try. Check 'em out.

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Tip: Counterbalance Cossack Squat

Boost your lower body mobility with this weighted drill.

Tip: The Meal That Damages Metabolism

A new study shows why we may want to have more meals earlier in the day and cut them off long before bed. Here's the new science.

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Tip: Dead-Stop Trap Bar Press

The neutral handle angle makes the trap bar perfect for pressing. Try it dead-stop style: reset every rep from the pins.

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Tip: A New Strategy for Push-Ups

Add this simple technique fix to your push-ups and you'll get much better results.

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Tip: The Band-Resisted Overhead Press

NFL athlete Josh Hawkins uses this exercise to build overhead strength. Because of the bands, the resistance gets stronger as you near lockout.

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Tip: Build Triceps With This Drop Set

Recruit more muscle fibers with this mechanical drop set: triceps extension to forehead, triceps pullover and extension, then close-grip press.

Tip: Protect Your Wrists from Lifting Injuries

Get more range of motion and improve your weightlifting technique with these simple stretches.

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Tip: Do Broad Jumps for Explosiveness

Become a better athlete. Broad jumps are awesome for developing explosive horizontal hip power and athleticism.

Tip: How to Cure Big Arms/Small Back Syndrome

Do your arms take over during back training? Then you need to try this exercise.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Boost Your Bench Press

Here's a quick overview of four methods more advanced lifters use to bench press more weight and keep the gains coming.

Build Monster Overhead Strength

Use these 5 training methods to build your shoulders, strengthen your entire upper body, and overhead press scary weight.

Tip: Do This First, Trigger More Muscle Growth

Tap into Type II muscle fibers first in your workout and turn on growth. Here's how to do it.

Tip: 3 Ways to Change Up Your Chin-Up

Stuck with only a straight bar to use in gym? Try these training tricks.