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Tip: The Most Awful Way to Do Burpees

As if these things weren't taxing enough, here's a new variation to try.

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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: Most Common Pull-Up Mistake

Most lifters over-pull when doing pull-ups and lat pulldowns. Here's why that's not good and what the movement should look like.

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Tip: How to Do a Real Push-Up

Most people, including coaches, are doing their push-ups incorrectly. (That's how they can get so many reps.) Here's how to do them right.

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Tip: Relieve Low Back Pain with Planks

If you’re going to self-treat your lower back, do it the smart way. Here’s what to avoid and what to do instead

Tip: Build Pecs and Tri's, Save Your Shoulders

You don't have to give up pressing just because your shoulders are cranky or you're rehabbing an injury. Just do it like this.

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: Inspiration vs. Perspiration

Which of these two phases are you in? Only one will get you the results you're wanting.

Tip: Need to Lose Fat? Do This First

It's easy to do, but psychologically tough at first. And that's a good thing.

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Are you a non-responder or a super-responder to training? Act like a scientist and build workouts unique to your physiology. Here's how.

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.

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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: Adiponectin and Muscle Growth

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

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: Do Diagonal Back Exercises

Do you use diagonal pulling movements? Here are two great examples guaranteed to build your back.

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: 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: The Double Kettlebell Delt Builder

This lift will build your shoulders, but your entire body will be punished too – from glutes to lats. Check it out.

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.

Tip: Take the Ultimate Stability Challenge

This is a true test of full-body stability, strength, and motor control. Take a look.

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.