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Tip: Dynamic-Static Compound Set – Quads

With this TUT method, you do 8-12 reps on the leg press followed by a static hold to failure. (Reps and holds are abbreviated for demonstration purposes.)

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Tip: Spiderman Push-Up

Hit your abs and obliques while also improving your hip mobility.

Tip: Boost Your Deadlift with Macro and Micro-Sets

Here's how to use cluster training to strengthen your deadlift and add pounds of new muscle to your physique.

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Tip: The Modified Dragon Flag

The standard dragon flag is great, but big guys need to use this variation. Their long levels make the regular version tough on their lower backs.

Tip: A Smarter Way to Blast Your Biceps

The 21s method is a proven muscle builder. Here's how to make it even better.

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Tip: Landmine Chop

Develop overall strength and athleticism with this rotational move.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

Exercises like this one, performed in the transverse (rotational) movement pattern, add to your overall athleticism.

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Tip: 4 Ways to Increase Grip Strength

The harder you can hang on and squeeze, the stronger you can get. Try these drills.

Tip: 50 Reps for a Bigger Back

Here's how to use the 10-1 method to build a barn-door back.

Tip: This Dietary Choice Turns Women Off

Be careful what you order for dinner on that first date. According to a new study, this popular dietary practice leaves a bad impression.

Tip: 13 Minutes Is All You Need?

A new study suggests 1 set is as good as 3 or 5 when it comes to building strength. What should we make of this?

Tip: The Missing Exercise for Pumped Pecs

Bench presses and push-ups are great, but they don't strengthen the entire chest. Here's what to add to chest day.

Tip: The Achievement Hormone

A new study shows that your social status can boost this hormone and help you achieve more in the future. Check it out.

Tip: It's the Coffee, Not the Caffeine

Coffee isn't just a vehicle for caffeine. It has other components that work synergistically with caffeine, making it a great pre-workout drink.

Tip: Static Stretch For Only This Long

Holding a static stretch for precisely this many seconds before doing a lift increases performance.

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Tip: Partner-Assisted Dumbbell Flye

The flye is tough at the bottom of the movement but easier at the top. To match the strength curve and build more muscle, add manual resistance at the top.

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Tip: Prone Plate Transfers

Improve your scapular mobility and fix those tight shoulders with this move. Do 8 passes in each direction.

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Tip: Resisted Scapular Slides

A more effective variation of wall slides for shoulder and upper back health.

Tip: Will Low-Carb Diets Kill You?

The big Harvard study suggested all you low-carb people may die before your time. Are they right?

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Tip: Snatch-Grip Deadlift

Weak off the floor when doing standard deadlifts? Try this. Also great for upper back, traps, and rear delts.

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Tip: Dip Countdowns

Start with 5 reps then do a 5 second iso-hold at the bottom. Do the same thing with 4 reps (4 second hold), and on down to 1 rep.

Tip: Better Curls, Bigger Biceps

If you want bigger arms, you'll need to fix the way you train them. Stop making these common mistakes.

Tip: Machines Have Their Place

Sure, free weights are usually best, but don't scoff at machine exercises. Here's why.

Tip: A Super Easy Way to Improve Your Nutrition

Keeping a bowlful of this so-called processed food on the counter improves heart health, reduces inflammation, and even makes you leaner.