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Tip: Why You Need a Cheap Stopwatch

Sure, your phone has a timer, but taking a stopwatch to the gym can help you ramp up training density without distractions. Here's how.

Tip: Your Hatred of the Smith Machine is Dumb

Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.

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Tip: Dumbbell Curl, Overhead Extension Superset

Finish off your arm workout with this intense superset.

Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

Tip: It Grows Muscle, Too

Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.

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Tip: Ground-to-Shoulder Stands

Looks odd, but this is a great fat-burning finisher. Do 6 reps per side for 8 minutes straight.

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Tip: Hip Thrust – Two Legs Up, One Leg Down

Try this unilateral variation of the best butt-builder around. Bridge up on two legs, then lower very slowly with one leg.

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Tip: Rear Foot Elevated Split Squat

Lower under control, keep the torso upright, and only lightly touch the knee to the floor. Weight vest and chains optional, but definitely cool looking.

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Tip: Dynamic Oscillatory Pec Stretch

A safer, smarter way to stretch the pecs.

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Tip: Self Myofascial Release for Anterior Delt & Pec Major

Reduce intramuscular scar tissue at this critical spot to avoid future injuries and dysfunction. Here's how.

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Tip: Rib and Chest Position for the Deadlift

Learn to brace, no over-arch, with these form cues.

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Tip: Incline Concentration Curl

For a more effective concentration curl, use an incline bench and forcefully squeeze the dumbbells together. Contract extra hard at the top.

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Your fat loss diet will fail if your nutrition plan doesn't match your personality and mindset. Find your type here.

Tip: Boost Biceps Growth, Instantly

Here's an easy way to improve your curl form, lift more weight safely, and trigger more hypertrophy.

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Tip: Smith Machine BOSU Ab Crunch

Combining two of the silliest things in the gym – the Smith machine and the BOSU ball – actually makes for a fantastic ab exercise. Try it.

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Tip: Banded Chest Supported Rows

Adding a band to this machine provides continuous tension and an intense contraction at the top of every rep.

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Tip: Banded Max Tension Alternating Pulldowns

Hold one side isometrically in the contracted position at the bottom while the other side is moving. Add bands to really ramp it up.

Tip: Two Lifts for Real Athletic Strength

Here's are two functional strength exercises that are actually functional for athletes and everyone else who occasionally gets off the couch.

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Tip: Single-Arm Machine Curl

Start your biceps work with hammer curls, then a preacher curl variation like the one here. For safety, finish with heavy barbell curls when you're biceps are fully pumped.

Tip: The Combo Exercise That's Just Plain Silly

It's a popular exercise that kills two birds with one stone... except it really doesn't. It just screws up two good exercises.

Tip: The Sissy Machine That'll Get You Strong

The wimpiest machine in the gym can actually help you build strength and muscle. Who knew? Try these two exercises.

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Tip: The Squat-Stance Deadlift

Sumo? Conventional? Nah, it's somewhere in between. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Another Good Reason to Use a Spotter

Does having a spotter lead to better bench press performance, even if he doesn't touch the bar? Check out this fascinating new study.