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Want to build a buttload of muscle? Talk to a big guy. Well, maybe. Sometimes their training and diet advice just isn't right for you. Here's why.

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Tip: The Naughty Appetite Suppressant

This substance has a bad reputation, but it's relatively safe for mild metabolism boosts and appetite suppression.

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Tip: Hanging Leg Raise, Proper Form

For this exercise, a short range of motion is superior. If you knees/legs go too far down, it just becomes a hip flexor exercise.

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Tip: Cable Side Bend

People do this exercise with a dumbbell, but you'll get better results with an angled low cable.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.

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Tip: One and One-Fourth Squat

This is a great technique if your main goal is hypertrophy. Make each set last 30-40 seconds.

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Tip: Paused Squat, Dimitri Klokov

Paused squats are effective for developing absolute strength. Here's Dimitri Klokov performing them with an ungodly amount of weight.

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Tip: Triple Set for Delts

Use heavy, moderate, and band resistance to build strong, healthy shoulders.

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Tip: Squeeze Press & Flye Combo

This complex starts with the squeeze press. Ideally, use hex dumbbells since you need to squeeze them together hard. Then move on to regular flyes.

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Tip: Press Medley

This medley will blow up your pecs in only one set.

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Tip: Cable Row with Pre-Set Iso-Hold

Build that back. Hold the first rep for 10 seconds, then knock out 8-10 reps.

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Tip: Intra-Set Load Contrast Set

To use this method, do one rep heavy (85-95% 1RM), then reduce the weight to 75% of 1RM and perform 7-10 reps.

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Tip: Dumbbell Pull-Across Plank

Crank up your plank with this tough variation.

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Tip: Lawnmower Back Extension

This exercise was designed to stretch the QL muscles (often tight from too much sitting), but also hits the gluteus medius at the top.

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Tip: Dumbbell Spider Curl with Push

Make the spider curl even better: push the dumbbells together for a harder contraction. Once fatigued, move the elbows back to extend the set.

Tip: An Easy Way to Portion Control

Like it or not, all diets come down to eating less. Here's a simple way to take control before meals.

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Tip: Landmine Sumo Deadlift

This a great alternative exercise if deadlifts are too hard on your back. Lean forward and keep the weight on your toes to hit the glutes harder.

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Tip: Dips With Band

Adding a band to your dips not only increases the tension at the top, it'll also naturally bend you forward for better pec stimulation.

Tip: Seminar Syndrome – A Common Trainer Problem

It happens to coaches and trainers, and it can happen to you too.

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Tip: Ring Dips With Tempo Manipulation

Before you add more reps or more weight to your dips, first try tempo manipulation. Here's how.

Tip: Effective Male Contraception, Right Now

The new male pill works, but it chemically castrates you and makes you fat. There's a much better way to stop making babies.

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Tip: Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

Can you pass this test? If you can't, make sure you're foam rolling and stretching your lats regularly.

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Tip: Single-Arm Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Waiter's Walk

Keep your shoulders healthy, stable, and strong with this unique accessory exercise.

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Tip: Band Resisted Jackknife

Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.

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Tip: The PJR Pullover

This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.