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The rear-leg elevated split squat isn't actually used by Bulgarian weightlifters, but hey, it's still a great exercise.

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Tip: Dynamic Oscillatory Pec Stretch

A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.

Tip: Supersets and Recovery Time

Supersets are great for bodybuilding, if you plan them wisely. Check out this new science.

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Tip: Backward Static Lunge

For bigger quads, the reverse static lunge beats the forward version.

Tip: The Effects of Alcohol on Muscle Growth

What happens when you hit the bar after hitting the weights? Surprisingly, the effects are different for men verses women.

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Tip: Self Myofascial Release for Anterior Delt & Pec Major

Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.

Tip: The Forbidden Food for Healthy Hearts

People were once told to avoid this food. No more. In fact, eating a few of them every day is good for your ticker.

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Tip: Incline Concentration Curl

For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.

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Tip: Dip Machine, Heavy Negatives

Grab a partner and give this growth-inducing triceps exercise a shot.

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Tip: Curls with 3-Second Negatives

The lowering phase of the curl is where a lot of the muscle damage, and thus growth, is created. Don't just drop the bar.

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Tip: Smith Machine BOSU Ab Crunch

Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.

Tip: Elevation Masks Just Don't Work

A new study shows that these goofy masks make everything about your workout less effective. Here's why.

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Tip: Banded Chest Supported Rows

Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.

Tip: Burn Fat Better With Ellagic Acid

Shrink fat cells and naturally keep your blood sugar in check. Here's how.

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Tip: Banded Max Tension Alternating Pulldowns

Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.

Tip: Athletic Exercises That Make You Slow

Here's how to run slower, punch slower, and miss the ball more. Wait, you don't want that? Then avoid dumb training methods like this.

Hardcore Answers to Newbie Questions

Protein intake, bulking and cutting, catching the eyes of the ladies, and more.

Tip: Two Lifts for Real Athletic Strength

Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.

Tip: The Most Popular Bad Exercise

You've seen people doing this in your gym. Here's why it's idiotic.

5 Reasons Your _____ Is Small

Does your back suck compared to your chest? Do your triceps lag behind your biceps? Whatever your puny muscle group is, here's how to fix it.

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Tip: Cross-Body Hammer Curl

Nail the brachialis muscle between the biceps and triceps for bigger, wider arms. This cross-body variation of the hammer curl is my favorite.

Tip: Another Good Reason to Use a Spotter

Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.

Tip: Do This to Fix Non-Organic Produce

Here's how to make your non-organic fruits and vegetables as healthy as their organic counterparts.

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Tip: Deficit Semi-Sumo Deadlift

This low hip position deadlift is more for the quads. Try a semi-sumo stance – chest up, weight on heels – and pull from a deficit. Start light!

3 Ridiculous Things People Say About Diet

You've heard these sayings before. They make sense... if you don't think about them very hard. Let's think about them hard and get to the truth.