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Tip: Fix Your Ugly Kettlebell Swing

Want to do a proper kettlebell swing? Get kicked in the junk. Really, that's the perfect form cue. Here's why.

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Tip: How to Set Up for the Deadlift

Here are three universal rules for the deadlift that work for just about every lifter.

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Tip: Roll Your Back Right

A lot of people today foam roll their backs before or after training, but most are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: The Rolling Dip

Here's a challenging new way to do dips that'll help you move like a gymnast.

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Tip: Eccentric Isometrics for Squats

Do squats hurt, and not in a good way? This drill will help you fix your squat mechanics and technique.

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Tip: How to Do the Pull-Through

Whether you're a powerlifter working on posterior chain strength or a figure competitor working on a great butt, the pull-through is awesome. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Plank for Strong People

Planks are pretty easy once you're beyond the newbie stage. Here's how to ramp them up.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Pecs

Make this chest-building staple even more effective. Here's how.

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Tip: How to Zercher Squat

It's nasty and uncomfortable, but it'll make you bigger and stronger. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: The Right Way to Curl

Everyone knows how to curl, right? Wrong. Here's how to really curl to build your biceps.

Tip: The Most Awful Way to Do Burpees

As if these things weren't taxing enough, here's a new variation to try.

Tip: Do This Mobility Drill For a Better Squat

This might just be the easiest way to fix most ugly squat problems. And it only takes about 30 seconds. Check it out.

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Tip: The Bodybuilder's Olympic Lift

The muscle snatch is the best Olympic-style lift for those who just want to get bigger and stronger. It's also easy to learn. Here's how to do it.

Tip: A Tough New Way to Do Chin-Ups

Chin-ups are awesome. This is even awesomer. Yes, awesomer.

Tip: Methods vs. Mechanisms. Know the Difference

What's the best diet and training plan for YOU? Here's the smart way to find out.

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Tip: 24 Reps To Bigger Biceps

Biceps looking deflated? Combine these two training methods to get them growing again.

Tip: The Not-So-Pretty Truth About Gym Motivation

Here's how your personal demons can make you better.

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Tip: Build Quads to Stop Mid-Shin Deadlift Fails

In the deadlift, if you can break the bar off the floor but struggle mid-shin, the problem is likely weak quads. Here's one way to fix it.

Tip: When To Change Everything

No motivation? Progress stalled in the gym? Here's how changing everything about your training can get you back on track.

Tip: 4 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

Can't get lean and stay that way? Track your food intake. Here's why.

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Traps, Iron Grip

Get them both by tweaking this big-three movement. Here's how.

Tip: A Simple Way to Boost Total Body Strength

This looks easy, until you try it. Build your grip, strengthen your core, and jack up your heart rate with this exercise.

Tip: Live Longer, Prepare Veggies Like This

A new study may have discovered the healthiest way to eat vegetables. Check this out.