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Fine-Tuning the Clean

You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.

Tip: Take These 4 Rowing Challenges

Get your metcon on and have some "fun" too. Here's how.

Tip: Set Higher Rep PRs

Hitting a new one rep max is great, but setting an 8 or 10RM will also help you reach your goals. Here's why.

Tip: Master the Push-Back Push-Up

Build your shoulders with this unique delt-dominant push-up variation. Here's how.

Tip: Use the Jettison Technique for Dips

Increase time under tension and build your chest with this excruciatingly awesome drop-set technique.

7 Things You Should Do Before You Die

This isn't your regular bucket list. These are the bodybuilding things you should do before you croak. How many have you checked off?

Tip: Don't Reach for the Bar With Your Chin

It's one of the most common technique mistakes with chin-ups. Here's why and how to avoid it.

Tip: Increase the Quality of Your Sleep

How to sleep more, sleep better, fight cortisol, and boost natural GH.

The Two-Second Muscle Builder

Leave your ego in the locker room, use this tough training method, and makes some real gains. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Kettlebell Curl

This untraditional curl will build your grip and forearms while stimulating the biceps in a whole new way. Check it out.

Tip: Use the Countdown Method for Delts

This is really going to burn. Badly. But you'll like the results. Check it out.

Tip: Go Negative to Get Positive Results

Sometimes a kick in the butt works better than a pat on the back, especially for fat loss. Here's why.

Tip: Get Photo-Shocked To Spark Motivation

Most people won't do it. It's painful and often embarrassing, but it sure works. Check it out.

Tip: Master the Lunge for Better Legs & Glutes

There are several ways to lunge, and one big way to screw it up. Here's what you need to know.

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Snatch High Pull - 180 Kg

Christian Thibaudeau performs snatch high pull from blocks with 180 kg.

Tip: Don't Eat Non-Organic Potatoes

Even if you're not into the whole “organic thing,” you should still eat only organic potatoes. Here's why.

Tip: Embrace the Void

Feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders? Squat it. Training is therapy. Check this out.

Tip: Stop Making That Face

Psyching yourself up to lift can wreck your CNS and increase cortisol. Here's why.

Tip: Make Gains With Active Recovery

Clear systemic waste by using the active muscle pump method. It's simple and even relaxing. Check it out.

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Brutal Squat Day Meadows, Tate & Dugdale

See John Meadows, Dave Tate and Mark Dugdale go through a brutal squat workout. Lots of technique discussed.

Tip: Use Contrast Training for Faster Results

Contrast promotes recovery. Here's how to arrange your workouts to take advantage of it for size and strength.

Tip: Do Crunches, But Follow This Rule

Many experts consider the crunch unsafe, but it can still be a good ab exercise if you follow a simple rule. Check it out.

5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve

Is your trainer or coach making one of these common mistakes? If you're the fitness professional, are YOU? Check out the list.

Tip: Do Suspended Flyes for Bigger Pecs

Ditch the barbell for a while and build your chest using the perfect mechanical position. Check it out.