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Tip: Train Between Extremes

There are two ways people like to think about their workouts. Neither lead to progress. Here's the smart way to approach hard training.

Tip: Hack Your Hip Mobility

Warning: This is a yoga pose. Don't worry, it's a yoga pose that improves your lifting and relieves pain. Check it out.

Tip: The Good and Bad of Bodybuilding

Competitive bodybuilding can bring out the best and worst in people. Here's something to think about.

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Tip: Banded GHR Sit-Ups

Add a band and use a slow, controlled, partial range of motion to keep tension on the abs.

Tip: Do Steroids Make You Ignorant?

These are the drawbacks most people never talk about. So let's talk about them. Read this before you hit the needle.

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Tip: The Dead-Start Bench Press

Increase starting strength with this lift. Bring the bar down controlled and rest it for a half-second without letting the bar sink. Accelerate with as much force and speed as possible.

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Tip: The X-Pulldown

This is a great shoulder-friendly back exercise. Start thumbs-down, finish thumbs-up.

Tip: The One Exercise You Need to Do More Often

It improves posture, shoulder health, and much more. Check it out.

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Tip: The Cossack Squat

Master this movement and deep squats will be no problem for you.

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Tip: Roll Your Upper Back Right

Fight perma-slouch by moving your thoracic spine into extension. Hang out in one spot for as long as you feel a stretch. As you feel it fade, shift the roller down your spine.

Tip: Full Body Fridays

Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.

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Tip: Bench Press Basics

A few set-up and executions reminders for a solid, safe bench press.

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Tip: The Wide-Stance Box Squat

Target your hips and hams with this type of squat. It'll help you get out of the hole when you squat without a box.

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.

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Tip: The Sled Power Walk

Build and strengthen your entire posterior chain. Do this twice per week, 5 trips of 40 yards, bodyweight or close to it on the sled.

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Tip: The Barbell Rollout Press-Out

As if ab rollouts weren't hard enough, here's how to ramp up the intensity and effectiveness one more notch.

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Tip: The Inverted Pull-Up

Add this versatile back exercise to your program. Alter the grip, the angle, or adjust your feet to make it easier or harder.

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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.

Tip: A Better Way to Military Press

It's safer on the shoulders and it'll build bigger delts than traditional overhead pressing. Take a look.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

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Tip: The Leg Press for Quad Sweep

Keep your feet low, heels closer together and toes pointed out to really hit the vastus lateralis.

Scrape The Rack For Growth

You've got to try this. You'll get more muscle activation and more growth, yet less wear and tear on the joints. Do it.

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Tip: Wide Grip Suspension Pull-Up

These not only build your lats and arms, they feel better if you have achy wrists or shoulders. Warning: They're tougher than regular pull-ups.

Tip: 4 Extended Set Techniques for Size Gains

Your set doesn't have to come to an end when you hit failure. Here's how to up the challenge and extend the set.