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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.

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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.

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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: Functional Dry Needling Restores Mobility

Heard of dry needling? Thinking about trying it? Here's what it looks like and what it can do for you.

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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: Crap-a-Kidney Drop Sets for Growth

Gains stalled? Use this old-school intensity technique to jumpstart hypertrophy. Try not to die.

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.

Tip: Don't Train Biceps Before Shoulders

Hit your delts first, or ideally, on a different day than biceps. Here's why.

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: Train Your Grip with a Kettlebell

Never drop the ball again... or the barbell. Here's a new way to build a crushing grip.

Tip: 4 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

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

Tip: Live Longer, Prepare Veggies Like This

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

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Tip: Use Leverage Drop Sets for Biceps

Here's a smart way to build biceps that manipulates leverages, allowing you to extend the set and target different muscle fibers.

Tip: Build Arms in 60 Seconds

So simple, yet so damn hard. Get your timer ready and try this.

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Tip: Improve Your Deadlift with Jefferson Curls

If you have trouble locking out the deadlift, it could be a low back problem. Here's how to strengthen every portion of that weak link.

Tip: Do This When Training Hurts

Use this 5-step assessment to know if you should stop a set or continue.

Tip: A New Way to Lift a Barbell

This is a great exercise for shoulders, core, and more. Easy to learn, challenging to do! Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Keep Your Shoulders Healthy

Prevent injuries and keep your delts feeling good with this quick exercise you can do anywhere.

Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better

Why competitive bodybuilding is in trouble and how to actually fix it.

Tip: The Leg Exercise Everyone Needs

Are those your legs or are you riding a stork? If you've ever been the butt of that joke, add this to your leg day.

Tip: Don't Forget Your OTHER Butt Muscles

The maximus gets all the attention, but if your other glute muscles are weak then your squat will suffer. Here's how to prevent that.

Tip: The 4-Minute Video Guide to Raw Benching

Want to build strength AND size with the bench press? Here's how to get your form to match your goals.

Tip: A Better Way to Build Hammies

Weak hamstrings? This training technique will get them bigger and stronger.