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Tip: The Cure for Functional Weak Links

Every lifter needs more rotational work in his programming. Try this exercise.

Tip: 3 Fresh Ways to do Farmer's Walks

Standard farmer's walks are awesome for building full-body strength and metabolic conditioning. Now try these cool specialty variations.

Tip: Hip Mobility & Strength for Hardcore Lifters

You need more than mobility. You need 3D mobility. Try these drills.

Tip: Supersize Your Weight Stack

Here's a nifty trick that lets you easily slap on 10, 25, or 35 pounds to a cable weight stack.

The Very Best Machine in the Gym

Free weights are usually best, but not always. We asked 6 coaches and pros about their favorite machine and how they like to use it. Check it out.

Tip: Get Sore, Not Sad

Training helps with depression. But what happens when you stop training? Are men and women affected differently? Here's the science.

Tip: The Safest Chest Press

This lift is easy on your joints, kind to your shoulders, and polite to your achy elbows. And it'll still get you super strong.

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

Most postural correction movements are missing the big picture. Here's what will really fix your posture fast.

Tip: The Leg Day Warm Up You Need

Squat more and get injured less with this simple warm up.

Tip: Next Level Push-Ups

This advanced style of push-up is not only a great upper-body builder, it's a good alternative to use when your shoulders are acting up.

7 Abused and Misused Training Methods

Exercises are tools. You've got to know how to use them properly. Here's a list of commonly misused ones.

Tip: The Right Way to Crunch

The stability ball crunch is a good exercise, but most people screw it up. Here's how to do it right for best results.

Tip: Death to Super Deep Squats

Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

Tip: Do You Really Need a Training Log?

Newbies do, but how about advanced lifters? Here's why intuition and autoregulation is often best.

Tip: Two Glute Exercises for Knee Health

Wait, butt exercises for healthy knees? Yep. Here's why and how to do these movements.

Tip: 4 Thigh-Quaking Squat Variations

The basic squat is the missionary position of leg workouts. Go Kama Sutra on your leg training with these alternatives.

Tip: Hip Thrust With Band

For the hip thrust, focus more on mind-muscle connection than the amount of weight you use. Add a band for accommodating resistance.

Tip: Shoulder Triples for Strength and Size

Build muscle and keep your shoulders healthy with this time-efficient strategy.

Tip: Kettlebell Swings With Band

Compared to Olympic lifts for training explosive qualities, the swing is easier to learn with lower risk. Adding a band makes it even more explosive.

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Recovery Weeks

Deloads are often misused. They can accelerate your gains, but they can also derail them. Here's how to make a better plan.

Tip: Cable Pull-Through

Strengthen the glutes for a better deadlift and squat, or just build a better butt, with the cable pull-through.

Tip: The Top 3 Training Splits

Hitting each muscle group twice per week is perfect for most lifters. But how do you organize your training? Try these three splits.

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Building total-body strength takes more than three lifts. Add these exercises to your plan and see how strong you can really get.

Tip: The GHR

With this variation of the glute-ham raise, you can finish with a glute contraction (knees lower on the pad), or set the knees higher to target hamstrings.