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Tip: Restaurants Are Lying About Gluten

Up to a third of restaurant dishes are contaminated with gluten, but should anyone really care?

Tip: Double Your Strength Gains

How powerful is your mind? According to two new studies, VERY. Here's how to use it to get better workouts and more gains.

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Tip: The Knee Block Squat

This movement blocking drill is a good first step when it comes to cleaning up your squat form.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

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Tip: Half-Kneeling Single-Arm Press

Build shoulder and core strength with this exercise.

Tip: Two Exercises for Complete Quad Development

Yes, do your squats. But add in these two moves for all-around strength.

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Tip: Biceps 21's – A New Variation

This variation of the 21's method involves using 7 leaning curls, a 7-second isometric with a twist, then 7 full-range reps.

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Tip: Spiderman Push-Up

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

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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.

The Truth About Trainers

It's easy to make fun of the personal trainers at the gym. Some people even think they know more than the top coaches. Well, here's what they don't know.

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Tip: The Hand Walkout

This is a great progression from the classic ab wheel rollout from the knees, especially for taller guys with long levers.

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Tip: Rotational Medball Throw

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

Tip: Ramp. Work. Rest-Pause.

Use this smart training method to increase tension for size and strength gains.

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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.

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Tip: Goblet Lateral Lunge

Balance out all those sagittal plane squats and deadlifts with some frontal plane movements, like this one.

Tip: A New Way to Build Your Pecs

Think you've tried everything? Nope. Check out this chest-building exercise.

Tip: How to Hack Someone's Mind

...to get them as excited about the gym as you are.

Tip: How to REALLY Spot the Bench Press

Spot like a pro. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: The Truth About Prostate Testing

Here's what you need to know before you or your old man agree to have the widely used PSA test.

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Tip: Face-Away Cable Curl

Most lifters seldom train their biceps in the lengthened position. Add this exercise to maximize your arm growth potential.

Tip: Triceps Training – The Missing Angle

You need some direct work to maximally strengthen the triceps. Here's the angle most people miss, which leaves some strength on the table.

Tip: Bring Back the Bulk!

Don't be afraid of bulking if your main goal is building muscle mass, but do it wisely. Here are some simple guidelines.

Tip: 6 More Reasons to Avoid Soy

Most lifters have already removed soy protein from their diets. Need a few more reasons to keep it out? Here ya go.

Tip: The 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.