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The Truth for Tall Lifters

Hey, tall guy, you know all those lifting rules that apply to short people - the ones that got no reason to live? They don't apply to you.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

Tip: 35 Unbroken Push-Ups... or You Suck

Can you do it? Can you do it with good form? Here's why you need to be able to, plus an awesome bodyweight challenge.

Tip: 4 + 2 for Strength Gains

Here's a challenging, but smart way to build strength fast.

Tip: 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Your honest answers to these questions are more important to your lifting success than any specific program or diet. Check 'em out.

Tip: 5 Push-Up Variations for Strong Guys

Push-ups should remain a staple exercise for you, even if you're past the newbie stage. Here are five variations for advanced lifters.

Tip: A Better Way to Hip Thrust

It's one of the best exercises for pure glute gains and posterior strength. Here's how to make it even better.

Tip: A Better Way to Split Squat

Make one simple modification and you'll get better results. Check it out.

Tip: A New Variation on Seated Rows

Make this simple adjustment to really target the lats instead of the upper back. You'll get an unearthly pump!

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Tip: A Workaround for Cranky Joints

Add this handy lifting accessory to your pressing exercises to make your banged up shoulders, elbows, and wrists feel better.

Tip: Are Online Coaches Worth It?

Some are, some aren't. Here's what to look for.

Tip: Bench Dips Are Bad News

These will wreck your shoulder joints. Here's why, plus a better option.

Tip: Better Than Dumbbell Flyes

Flyes are fine, but make this change and you'll build much better pecs.

Tip: Build Better Lats With Cables

In this case, a machine is better than free weights. Check this out.

Tip: Build Your Lats With These Two Techniques

Use these strategies to make gains and perfect your pull-ups. Here's how.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

Tip: Ditch the Leg Press

Most lifters use the leg press as a substitute for the squat when their backs hurt. Not smart. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Do 10-Plus Reps for Upper Back

Here's why you should train upper back often and with higher reps, along with the best exercise choices.

Tip: Do 20 Reps With Your 10 Rep Max

Sounds crazy, but it works when you use the ladder method. Here's how to do it for size gains.

Tip: Do Cable Pullovers for Great Lats

The cable beats the dumbbell for this classic bodybuilding exercise. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Do More Reps for Real Life Strength

Here's why everyone needs to add some higher-rep sets to their workouts.

Tip: Do Paused-Rep Pulldowns

A simple technique plus a change in grip can make pulldowns work much better. Check this out.

Tip: Do the Cobra Pulldown for Lats

Can't feel your lats working? Can't get them to grow? This exercise will fix both of those problems, fast! Check it out.