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Tip: High-Rep Failure Training for Growth

Want to get bigger? Finish off your workout with one of these set-rep schemes.

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Tip: Neural Fatigue, T Nation Boot Camp

Is your nervous system too burned out to train productively? Coach Thibaudeau discusses this topic during one of our boot camps.

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Tip: Fatigue Loading vs. Performance Loading, T Nation Boot Camp

When should you add more weight? When should you add more sets? Coach Thibaudeau talks about these topics and more.

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Tip: Work Capacity & Nervous System Efficiency, T Nation Boot Camp

Coach Thibaudeau discusses MMA fighters, nervous system recovery, active rest, and more.

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Tip: Push Press – Proper Technique

Most people are holding the bar incorrectly. Here's how to get the best results using good technical execution.

Tip: Are You Strong Enough to Build Muscle?

Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.

Tip: The Truth About Natural Flavors

There's a halo of health around them, but are natural flavors any better than artificial flavors? You may be surprised.

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Tip: Training on the Nerve, T Nation Boot Camp

After a boot camp workout, Coach Thibaudeau fields questions about external motivation and over-stimulating the nervous system.

The Secret Cause of Food Intolerances

You know that food allergy that causes you bloating, headaches, or lethargy? It's probably your fault, not the food's fault. Here's why.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.

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Tip: Corrective Complex, Back

A corrective complex is where you find a restricted muscle, roll it, mobilize it, and then activate its antagonist. Here's one for your tight back.

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Tip: Movement Pattern Warm-Up: RDL, Lunge, Rotation

Train three of the foundational movements patterns by adding these drills into your warm-up.

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Tip: Sumo-Stance Zercher Squat

Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.

Tip: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

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Tip: JM Floor Press

The floor variation of this powerlifting accessory exercise builds triceps size and lockout strength on the bench press.

Tip: The Number One Thing That Needs to Change

The longer you've been lifting hard, the more this advice applies.

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Tip: Single-Arm Push Press with Accentuated Eccentric

Use an explosive dip and drive to power the dumbbell up, then take about 4 seconds to lower the weight.

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Tip: Split-Stance One-Arm Dumbbell Press

Build head-to-toe stability and balance along with strong, muscular shoulders. Do 3-4 sets of 8-12 reps with a slow tempo.

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Tip: Single-Arm Dumbbell Overhead Press

Not only is this a great exercise for delts, it'll also strengthen your obliques and abs. Try 4-5 sets of 5-8 reps for strength gains.

Tip: For Maximal Strength, Periodize Your Training

Only newbies can bring up every lift at the same time. Once you get stronger, you'll have to get smarter. Here's how.

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Tip: The Proper Box Jump

It's not about how high the box is. It's about how explosive you are from the ground.

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Tip: Band Dislocates with Wrap-Arounds

Regular dislocates are popular for warming-up. Add two wrap-arounds to get the most benefits. Here's how.

Tip: 4 Technique Fixers for Strength Gains

There's nothing dumber than trying to get stronger without first getting your technique right. Follow these handy guidelines.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Lateral Raise

This is challenging, and it'll trigger new shoulder growth by increasing the time under tension.