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Tip: The Push-Up Variation You've Never Tried

Improve shoulder stability and athletic performance with this advanced push-up variation.

Tip: The Athlete's Push-Up

Build starting strength and reactive power with this challenging push-up variation.

Tip: The Toughest Way to do EZ-Bar Curls

Two sets of this mechanical advantage drop set will leave your biceps screaming (and growing).

Tip: Get Mom and Dad To Eat More of This

This is potentially the greatest gift a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter could ever give to their aging parents or grandparents.

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Tip: The 80-Degree Seated Overhead Press

A slight incline allows you to press at a shoulder-friendly angle.

Tip: This Marble Cake Will Blow Your Dang Mind

Raspberries and vanilla? High protein? No added sugar? Heck yeah. Eat this dessert without derailing your diet.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.

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Tip: Front Shoulder Raise Drop Set

Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

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Tip: Standing Calf Raise, Rest-Pause

Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.

Tip: Double Tap Your Biceps

Here's a great way to smash your biceps. And you've probably never tried it.

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: Muscle Control Pull-Apart

A pull-apart to increase your bench press? Yes. Try this.

Tip: More Important Than the Weight You Lift

If your main goal is to build muscle, stop training with your ego. Try this instead.

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Tip: Therapeutic Pull-Apart

Use this variation of the band pull-apart to reduce soreness and pain.

Tip: Pogo – The Ultimate Plyo For Calves

Set your calves on fire with this athletic exercise.

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Tip: Stiff-Leg Deadlift from Deficit

You need a strong posterior chain to deadlift big numbers, and it's hard to beat this lift to strengthen it.

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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: Elevate Your Deadlift

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

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Tip: Stop Over-Cueing the Deadlift

Keep it simple and boost your deadlift numbers. Here's how.

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Tip: Engage the Lats for a Better Deadlift

Lift heavier and keep your lower back safe by correcting a common technique flaw. Here's how.

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Tip: The Peel-Back Technique for Better Deadlifts

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