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Tip: Beards, Baldness, and Sexiness

We jokingly asked Coach Carter about baldness and beards. And the big guy actually dropped some science on us.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.

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Tip: The Rear Delt Swing

Not feeling your rear delts with bent-over lateral raises? Do these higher-rep swings to finish off shoulder day.

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Tip: Cable Straight-Arm Pulldown Drop Set

Hit your lats throughout the range of motion with this untraditional drop set.

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Tip: One-Arm Cable Rear-Delt Flye Drop Set

Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.

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Tip: Front Shoulder Raise Drop Set

Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.

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Tip: The Curtsy Lunge

Nail your glutes and challenge your overall mobility, stability, and strength with this lunge variation.

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Tip: Calf Training – The Right Way

Hold the bottom, stretched position for 5 seconds and the top, peak contraction for 3 seconds for optimal calf growth.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

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Tip: Standing Calf Raise, Rest-Pause

Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.

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Tip: Seated Dumbbell Calf Raise

If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.

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Tip: Pullover and Press

Blast your triceps with this elbow-friendly exercise.

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Tip: Dip with Chains

Set the chains up so that the majority of the chain weight comes off the floor for the top half of the dip, overloading the triceps.

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Tips: Concentration Curl with Offset Grip

The offset resistance will help you develop the short head of the biceps for thicker looking arms.

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Tip: PJR Pullover for Triceps

This is the most effective movement for growing the long head of the triceps.

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Tip: Banded Close-Grip Bench Press

Blow up your triceps by doing these out of a rack, from mid to top range, using bands.

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Tip: Independent Handle Pushdown

Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.

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Tip: Slow Tempo Pull-Aparts for Reps

Slow down your reps and the pull-apart can become a muscle builder.

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Tip: Muscle Control Pull-Apart

A pull-apart to increase your bench press? Yes. Try this.

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Tip: Band Resisted Push-Up

Don't abandon the push-up just because you've gotten too good at it. Try this variation and make it tougher.

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Tip: Therapeutic Pull-Apart

Use this variation of the band pull-apart to reduce soreness and pain.

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Tip: Deadlift – Explosive Triple from Deficit

Sub-maximal explosive deadlifts for sets of 3-5 reps are sure to boost your conventional deadlift PR.

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Tip: Good Mornings

This classic lift is great for posterior chain development for bodybuilders, and it'll help powerlifters boost their deadlift and squat PRs.

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Tip: Stiff-Leg Deadlift from Deficit

You need a strong posterior chain to deadlift big numbers, and it's hard to beat this lift to strengthen it.