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Question of Strength 51

What's the best way to preserve muscle while losing fat? How do you smash an overhead press plateau? Answers here.

Tip: Protein Cake for Dieters

If cake were the new superfood, this would be the recipe.

Tip: The 30-Second Rep for Shoulder & Arms

Want to build your upper body? Move heavy dumbbells slowly. Try this complex.

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Tip: PJR Pullover for Triceps

This is the most effective movement for growing the long head of the triceps.

Reboot Yourself to Make More Progress

These training and diet strategies will serve as a personal reboot and have you in a whole different place, physique-wise, one year from now.

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Tip: Independent Handle Pushdown

Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.

Tip: The Worst Thing to Say About Training

If you want to motivate a client, your spouse, or your training partner, the words you use are important. Here's the latest science.

Tip: You're Overfed But Undernourished

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies in America are astonishingly high, with over 90% of us lacking in at least one mineral.

Tip: Intensity vs. Effort – The Real Story

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

Tip: Triple Down on Biceps Growth

Combine a loaded stretch, slow negatives, and a vicious mechanical drop set to trigger biceps growth multiple ways. Here's how.

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Tip: Band Resisted Push-Up

Don't abandon the push-up just because you've gotten too good at it. Try this variation and make it tougher.

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Tip: Elevate Your Deadlift

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

Tip: The Foreskin Supplement?

No, no, it's called forskolin. And it's been proven to improve body composition... if you take the right kind.

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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.

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Tip: Get the Hips Through!

Can't lock out your deadlifts? Here's the cue you need.

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Tip: Conventional Deadlift – Find Your Best Stance

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

Tip: Do the Rack Pull Right

Do rack deadlifts really boost your conventional deadlift strength? Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: Fix Your Technique with Paused Deadlifts

Clean up your form. Get stronger in your weakest range of motion. Smash your PR. Here's how.

Tip: The One Mobility Move You Need to Master

Build strength and flexibility throughout the back and posterior chain with this exercise.

Tip: Get Your Press Up and Protect Your Back

Stop overarching your lower back with overhead presses. These 4 exercises will strengthen your core, fix your form, and keep you honest.

Tip: Do the Axe Chop for Core Strength

Build powerful rotational strength with this cable exercise. Here's 6 ways to do it.

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Tip: Medicine Ball or Weight Plate Side Lean

This is tougher than it looks. Add to the end of your ab training for all-around core strength.