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Tip: What You Don't Know About Overtraining

Are you overtraining? That depends a lot on one important factor. Check it out.

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Tip: Power Rack Wrist Rolling

Get a pipe and make this yourself. Unlike a standard wrist roller, the rack version doesn't overtax your shoulders, just your grip and forearms.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Forearms

Wrist curls stress the tendons and don't work very well. Here's a better option.

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Tip: The Z Press

This lift can be used as a tool to train for strength and mobility, along with overall health of your muscles and joints.

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Tip: Improve Your Squat Mobility

Fix your ugly squat by squatting. Here's how.

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Tip: Control Your Squat

Some lifters have great mobility, but low control when it comes to squats. Here's what they need to know.

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Tip: High-Step Wrist Rolling

The wrist roller is a proven grip and forearm builder. Ramp up the time under tension by standing on a step. Shoot for 30-60 seconds of constant tension.

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Tip: Jettison Lateral Raises

For wide delts, overload the top half of this exercise with bands. Or use dumbbells plus bands. Drop the bands upon failure to extend the set.

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Tip: Straight Bar Dips

This dip variation not only looks cool, it teaches you to perfect your form and prevent sag on regular dips. Hits your core too.

Tip: Carbs Aren't Essential But You Need Them

Here are the three things you need to know to get your carb intake just right.

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Tip: How to Do Chain Dips

Using chains for dips is not only a good way to add weight, the chains will actually teach proper form on regular dips.

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Tip: Core-Engaged Dead Bug

The dead bug is a popular and surprisingly tough core exercise. Once you master it, ramp it up with this variation.

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Tip: The Right Way to Do Dips & Ring Dips

Do chest dips lead to injury? Yes, if you do them wrong. Here's a quick guide to doing them right.

Tip: The Total Back Exercise

If you want a big back and a scary deadlift, this should be a staple in your lifting program. Check it out.

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Tip: Heavy Snatch Complex

This complex (a continuous series of exercises using the same weight) consists of a deadlift, a snatch, two overhead squats, and a snatch balance.

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Tip: Flye, Push-Up Drop Set on Rings

For this mechanical drop set, you go from the hardest to easiest movement to match your fatigue level: wide flyes, bent-arm flyes, push-ups.

Tip: The Core Strength Party Trick

Test your core strength. Build your core strength. Impress your friends at parties. Here's how.

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Tip: 3-Second Paused Bench Press

Getting stuck at the bottom of your bench press? Use this technique to build bottom-up strength.

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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 Monkey Jump Complex

Looks a bit silly, but it'll fire up your heart rate like nothing else. The monkey jump is the third exercise in this grueling complex.

Tip: Do This Before a High-Carb Cheat Meal

Protect your waistline from high-carb binges with this supplement. Here's how.

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: Sled Pull Complex 1

Combine sled work with a few dumbbell movements and you'll have the ultimate workout finisher.