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Tip: Stop Sabotaging Yourself on Weekends

Three tips to help keep you from blowing your fat-loss diet every Saturday and Sunday. You know who you are!

Tip: 4 Reasons to Keep a Food Log

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

Tip: 5 Ways to Dominate the Toughest Ab Exercise

Most people can't even do it on their knees, much less standing. (Wait, that sounds dirty.) Here's how you can master it.

5 Ways to Get Fired Up Again

Progress stalled? Motivation fizzled out? That's called training depression. Try one of these 5 strategies and reignite the flames.

Tip: The Hybrid Hammer Curl

Do this exercise for a crushing grip, jacked forearms, and better biceps. Here's how.

Tip: Do The Loaded Hang

Add this to your workout and make your pull-ups easier, your arms jacked, and your shoulders healthy.

Tip: Strengthen Your Mind-Muscle Connection

Once you're past the newbie stage, this becomes more and more important. Here's how to build the connection and your arms!

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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: Do This BEFORE You Curl

Use the first-tension principle to build bigger, stronger arms. Here's how.

Tip: The Bacteria That Builds Muscle

New study: One type of gut bacteria helps build muscle and boost endurance. Here's where to get it.

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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: Adiponectin and Muscle Growth

This anthocyanin improves body comp, but does it work even better than we thought? Check out this new research.

Tip: Lighten Up on Glute Exercises

Here's a great exercise for the money-maker that most people are ruining by using too much weight.

Tip: 4 Ways to Fix Chopstick Calves

Here's one training routine for the gym plus three things you can do anywhere to finally put some meat on those calves. Check it out.

Tip: Get Linebacker Strong

Build your shoulders, traps, upper back, and triceps with this brutal exercise. Take a look.

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Tip: How to Build Grip Strength

If the bar is slipping out of your hands on the deadlift, your grip isn't strong enough. But since grip strength is mostly neural, it doesn't take long to see drastic improvements if you work on it.

Tip: How to Make Kickbacks Actually Work

The kickback for triceps is known as a wimpy exercise, but the problem is that most people are doing it wrong. Here's an easy trick to make it work.

Tip: Ditch Your Arm Day

There's a smarter way to build bigger, stronger biceps. Check it out.

Tip: A New Way to Push Press

The barbell push press is a strength and power-building staple. Here's how to get even more out of it.

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: Fix Your Form, Build Bigger Triceps

Just about everyone screws up this arm exercise. Here's what they're doing wrong, and how to do it right.

Tip: Full-Range Pull-Ups and Pulldowns Suck

Blasphemy? Not really. These full ROM exercises don't build your back optimally... unless you tweak the form. Here's how.

Tip: Take the 1-Minute Pull-Up Challenge

It's tougher than it sounds. Check out the details of the challenge here, then let us know how you do.

Tip: The Missing Warm-Up for Leg Day

Add this simple move to your warm-up on lower-body day and you'll be ready to smoothly bang out the big lifts.