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Tip: Deficit Deadlift with Farmer's Handles

Get stronger from the floor. This exercise combines deficit deadlifts (standing on a plate or platform) with farmers walk handles for a new stimulus.

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Tip: The Suspension Trainer Complex

Not every tough workout has to involve a barbell. Try this complex.

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Tip: The Double Kettlebell Complex

Complexes can be used for fat loss or strength gains. Try this one using heavy 3-rep sets for each exercise in the series. No rest between movements.

Tip: 7 Things Smart Lifters Know

Experienced lifters learned these things by making mistakes. Read this so you won't have to make the same ones.

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Tip: Low Sled Complex

Need to drop some fat, like, really fast? Try this complex. No sled? Just push a weight plate with dumbbells on top.

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Tip: High Sled Push Complex

This unique metcon complex uses unilateral dumbbell exercises combined with sled work to get your heart hammering.

Tip: Hot Yoga vs. Cardio

To prepare for his show, a pro bodybuilder ditched the cardio and did hot yoga instead. Here's what happened.

Tip: Your Fancy Pink Salt Is Worthless

That expensive salt really isn't worth it. In fact, it could be causing a deficiency. Here's why.

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Tip: Sled Pulling for Leg Strength

No fancy sled, no problem. Make your own pulling sled and smoke your legs any time you feel like it.

Tip: Master This Before You Deadlift

The deadlift is awesome, but make sure you progress up to it correctly. You'll lift more and do it safely. Here's how.

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Tip: Battling Ropes and Side Plank Finisher

This conditioning finisher will not only torch fat, it'll teach you to control your breathing in intense sports or workouts.

Tip: Go Deep With Technique

Are you really mastering a lift or mobility drill? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: 5 Rules For Training Success

From training to nutrition, pro bodybuilder and record-holding powerlifter Amit Sapir lists his top five tips for gains.

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Tip: Cable Tri-Set for Arms and Shoulders

One station, three exercises. Give this a shot for bigger biceps, triceps, and delts.

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Tip: Dumbbell and Bench Tri-Set

Maximize workout time by hitting your arms and delts with this quick tri-set.

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Tip: Low Cable Tri-Set for Delts and Arms

Nail your shoulders, biceps and triceps with this series.

Tip: Leg Injury? 2 Ways to Keep Training

Here's how to keep training your upper body when a low-body injury has you sidelined.

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Tip: Push-Up Progressions

Go from zero to hero in six weeks with this progression model.

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Tip: Boot Camp Workout Overview

Here's a video from one of T Nation's boot camps. In this intro, Coach Thibaudeau reviews several awesome training techniques.

Tip: 6 Easy Ways to Fine-Tune Your Physique

Already in pretty good shape? Here's how to drop those last few pounds and highlight your physique in just a few weeks.

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Tip: The 2-Barbell Farmer's Walk

This variation of the farmer's walk ramps up the core, lat, and grip work required. Give it a shot.

Why Everyone Hates Personal Trainers

An open letter to all those crappy personal trainers who make the rest of the fitness industry look bad.

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Tip: The JM Press with SS Bar

This triceps exercise is popular in powerlifting circles. Make it even better by using a safety squat bar which acts as a form guide.

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Tip: The Bench & Chin-Up Warrior Challenge

If you like pressing and pulling more than jogging on a treadmill, give this a shot.