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10 Best Leg Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
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10 Best Leg Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Better leg days are in your future. These are the exercises you need to have in your leg workouts for strength and mass! April 16, 2021
10 Best Ab Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
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10 Best Ab Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Get the six-pack of your dreams by incorporating these core exercises and workouts into your training week! This is the way to washboard abs. April 16, 2021
10 Best Shoulder Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
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10 Best Shoulder Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Get educated so you can get wide! These are the exercises you need to have in your shoulder workouts for strength and mass. April 13, 2021
10 Best Triceps Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
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10 Best Triceps Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

Is building sleeve-busting arms your priority? Then you need to hit the back of your arms, too! Try these 10 muscle-building exercises for mass and strength in your triceps! April 09, 2021
10 Best Biceps Workout Exercises for Building Muscle
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10 Best Biceps Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

What's the best biceps move? If you said, "all of them," you need a little help in exercise selection. We combine science with experience to guide you on the ultimate quest for bigger arms! April 01, 2021
Podcast Episode 19: How to Earn Your Best-Ever Back Squat
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Podcast Episode 19: How to Earn Your Best-Ever Back Squat

In this info-packed episode, strength coach and doctor of physical therapy John Rusin, Ph.D., gives his step-by-step guide to earning your right to kneel before the throne of the so-called King of Lifts. Do these squat variations in this order, and do your back squat this way, and you'll never regret it! May 30, 2017 33 min read
Double (Yes, Double!) Your Bench Press
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Double (Yes, Double!) Your Bench Press

Want a stronger bench? Sure you do. This powerful 1-2-3 approach points you toward the awesome goal of doubling your current load. Believe it! December 26, 2016
What S'mores Can Teach You About Crushing Your Workouts
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What S'mores Can Teach You About Crushing Your Workouts

Most workout routines consist of a series of individual exercises. But there are some extra benefits to be had sometimes by combining those individual moves into a kind of exercise sandwich. November 21, 2016
The High-Flying Push-Up You'll Be Dying To Learn
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The High-Flying Push-Up You'll Be Dying To Learn

Soar past your excuses and take your push-ups in a whole new direction: spinning around in a 180! This will take time and a plan. Here's your plan. November 07, 2016
5 Movement Upgrades You Can Use Today
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5 Movement Upgrades You Can Use Today

The same old strength training will get you the same old results. Get the most out of every minute in the gym and send your body an unmistakable message to grow by making these simple changes! September 25, 2016
4 Moves You Should Steal From CrossFit
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4 Moves You Should Steal From CrossFit

CrossFit didn't invent these 4 awesome full-body moves, but you may have been avoiding them out of fear of someone asking, "So, you do CrossFit?" Don't be ashamed. Steal them and feel the good pain! July 20, 2016
How To Build A Beastly Kettlebell Press
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How To Build A Beastly Kettlebell Press

Conquering a heavy kettlebell strict press is a puzzle that many strong people struggle to figure out. Here's your plan to crank through the sticking points and power a big weight overhead! June 21, 2016 5 min read
4 Advanced Moves For Extreme Arm Growth!
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4 Advanced Moves For Extreme Arm Growth!

What do you get when you combine advanced training techniques with proven arm exercises? A recipe for guaranteed biceps and triceps growth! May 12, 2016 5 min read
Boost Your Bench Press With This Cutting-Edge Study!
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Boost Your Bench Press With This Cutting-Edge Study!

Say goodbye to random approaches to boosting your bench-press strength. This weekly 3-phase model, proven with experienced lifters in the gym, is now yours for the gains! October 26, 2015
Beyond Big On The Basics: Your Complete Deadlifting Guide!
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Beyond Big On The Basics: Your Complete Deadlifting Guide!

Plenty of people know the basics of deadlift form, but their knowledge falls apart in the face of heavy weight. Move more plates with this guide from one of the strongest powerlifters in the world! October 12, 2015
What Are The Best Unheard-Of/Underused Exercises?
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What Are The Best Unheard-Of/Underused Exercises?

What are the best unheard-of/underused exercises? There are an uncountable number of exercises; however, there are a few exercises that everyone uses. Here's a great selection of uncommon and underused exercises that could help you... October 08, 2015 20 min read
Transforming The Ineffective To Effective: The Barbell Bench Press!
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Transforming The Ineffective To Effective: The Barbell Bench Press!

You do these tried and true exercises (cables & barbells) because everybody tells you that they are the best for building a great physique. Then come along free weights that blow them away. Learn more... October 08, 2015
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3 Squats Variations Better Than Your Bad Back Squat
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3 Squats Variations Better Than Your Bad Back Squat

Too often, people try to pretend they can back squat. Unfortunately, their backs, knees, and shoulders end up bearing the brunt of the work. Here's what they should be doing instead! October 04, 2015
How To Deadlift: Layne Norton's Complete Guide
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How To Deadlift: Layne Norton's Complete Guide

The deadlift is one of the most important lifts to get right. Make sure you're setting yourself up to build strength and muscle, not get injured. September 21, 2015 9 min read
8 Best Chest Exercises You Haven't Tried
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8 Best Chest Exercises You Haven't Tried

Chest training gone stale? Physique champion Jason Poston helps you breathe new life into your pec training with these novel movements to spark new muscle growth! September 17, 2015
12 Challenging Bodyweight Exercises You Have To Try!
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12 Challenging Bodyweight Exercises You Have To Try!

Don't have time to hit the gym? Don't fret! Check out these 12 challenging bodyweight movements that can be done anytime, anywhere! September 14, 2015
Sophie Arvebrink's Max-Strength Deadlift Workout
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Sophie Arvebrink's Max-Strength Deadlift Workout

If you dream of building a back that can break Instagram, deadlifts need to be a major part of the equation. Follow athlete Sophie Arvebrink's plan for serious strength! August 18, 2015 6 min read
6 Common Deadlift Blunders That Aren't Commonly Talked About
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6 Common Deadlift Blunders That Aren't Commonly Talked About

The deadlift is a technically challenging move to learn, but it has great carryover to everyday activity. Here are 6 common technique errors to avoid so you can lift from the ground like a pro! July 09, 2015
Up With Hip Thrusts: 7 New Variations
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Up With Hip Thrusts: 7 New Variations

Your glutes are crying out for some attention in the gym. What are you waiting for? Try these new takes on the hip thrust to get a stronger backside! July 09, 2015
Finding Your Perfect Bench Press With Eric Spoto
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Finding Your Perfect Bench Press With Eric Spoto

Want to bench like a powerlifter? All-time raw bench press record holder Eric Spoto provides step-by-step instructions right here! June 11, 2015
Marc Megna's Lifting Lessons: Barbell Back Squat
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Marc Megna's Lifting Lessons: Barbell Back Squat

Don't squat deep without knowing what you're doing. Learn the important cues every burgeoning squatter needs to know! May 13, 2015 3 min read
5 Common Squat Mistakes
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5 Common Squat Mistakes

The best lower-body exercise can also be one of the most dangerous. See if you're committing any one of these key mistakes when squatting. April 08, 2015
How To Squat: Layne Norton's Squat Tutorial
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How To Squat: Layne Norton's Squat Tutorial

Dr. Layne Norton has spent years refining his squat technique. Follow his coaching tips and cues, learn how to squat, and you someday could be the proud owner of monster legs! March 04, 2015 8 min read
Kiss Your Old Bench-Press Max Goodbye!
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Kiss Your Old Bench-Press Max Goodbye!

If you're still using last year's weight on chest day, you're in dire need of some new methods to pack on size and strength. Here are 4 worth working into your bench-press game. February 17, 2015
4 Steps To A Bigger Bench With Dan ''Boss'' Green
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4 Steps To A Bigger Bench With Dan ''Boss'' Green

Who would you rather learn the bench from: Some random guy in the gym, or an Animal athlete who has put up over 500 pounds in competition? We thought so. Let Dan Green show you the way to unparalleled pressing power! February 16, 2015
3 Essential Moves For Powerhouse Hamstrings
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3 Essential Moves For Powerhouse Hamstrings

Hey Quadzilla, is your lack of hamstring development creeping up on you? Here's what you need to know to save yourself inevitable injury and embarrassment! February 08, 2015 7 min read
5 Exercises To Prevent Wrist Injuries!
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5 Exercises To Prevent Wrist Injuries!

Your wrists take a beating. Whether it's hours on the computer or hours in the gym, those little bones between your hands and forearms are under attack. Here's your first line of defense. February 03, 2015
Squat Better: Master These Two Squat Variations First!
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Squat Better: Master These Two Squat Variations First!

Want to master the king of leg exercises? Start with the goblet and landmine squats and you'll experience royal gains in strength, size, and form faster than you can get under the bar. January 14, 2015
Boost Your Bench With 1 Simple Move
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Boost Your Bench With 1 Simple Move

Don't fear the elbow flare! Mark Bell is here to teach you how to improve your bench press with this easy-to-learn technique. December 28, 2014
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5 Front Squat Variations You Must Try
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5 Front Squat Variations You Must Try

The front squat is earning more fans than ever, but that doesn't mean your front squat can't use some help. Try these 5 variations to clean up your form and make your quads weep! December 03, 2014 6 min read
How To Perform A Full Squat And Reap The Benefits
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How To Perform A Full Squat And Reap The Benefits

Looking for a mobility goal that will have immediate carryover to your workouts and your life? Start with a full, resting bodyweight squat. The benefits are incredible! September 07, 2014
Squat Bigger With The GZCL Method
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Squat Bigger With The GZCL Method

No vague tips here, just a solid training methodology one lifter developed that helped him put 200 pounds on his lifting total. September 03, 2014
The Drop Zone: Squat Lower, Squat Stronger
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The Drop Zone: Squat Lower, Squat Stronger

Proper depth is an essential part of the squat, but many of us aren't able to reach it—yet! If you're struggling to get below parallel, here's why you should fix it, and how! September 02, 2014
12 Uncommon Exercises You Have To Try
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12 Uncommon Exercises You Have To Try

If the same old lifts are getting a little stale, try one of these 12 uncommon movements for anything-but-common muscle and strength gains! June 26, 2014 8 min read
5 Big Bench Strategies Excerpted From 'Bench Press: The Science'
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5 Big Bench Strategies Excerpted From 'Bench Press: The Science'

At age 22, strength coach Josh Bryant was the youngest person to ever bench press 600 pounds raw. Learn 5 key strategies he uses to turn regular guys into Herculean freaks! May 21, 2014
Ask The Fitness Jewell: What Are Some Booty-Building Squat Alternatives?
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Ask The Fitness Jewell: What Are Some Booty-Building Squat Alternatives?

Although squats are great for constructing a better butt, they're sometimes hard on an injured or stiff lower back. When that happens, call on these excellent glute-building alternatives! May 13, 2014
Boost Your Bench Press, Squat, And Deadlift!
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Boost Your Bench Press, Squat, And Deadlift!

Mastering the three basic lifts is essential for building an awesome body. Learning these variations can turn awesome to amazing. April 21, 2014
6 Tricks For A Stronger Squat!
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6 Tricks For A Stronger Squat!

Looking to turn the heat up on your squat regimen? You've come to the right place. Step away from the norm and address the weaknesses that hold you back! March 11, 2014
5 Re-Mastered Deadlift Cues To A Better Deadlift
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5 Re-Mastered Deadlift Cues To A Better Deadlift

Struggling with the deadlift? Use your shirt, your training partner, and a couple of simple drills to master the ultimate strength-builder! March 04, 2014 6 min read
Press On: 3 Fixes To Boost Your Bench Press!
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Press On: 3 Fixes To Boost Your Bench Press!

Don't suffer helplessly under the weight of the bar. Learn the bench press basics and inject new life into one of the most popular lifts known to mankind! March 03, 2014
Grind To Grow: Try Your Squats And Presses With Kettlebells!
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Grind To Grow: Try Your Squats And Presses With Kettlebells!

If you think the kettlebell's usefulness ends with the swing, you're missing out. Sub it out on squats and presses and build strength that shows! February 28, 2014 6 min read
Hitting 315: 5 Ways To Breathe Life Into Your Deadlift
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Hitting 315: 5 Ways To Breathe Life Into Your Deadlift

Having trouble ripping that iron off of the ground? Clean up your deadlift and hit a new PR with these five tips from a strong fitness model! January 19, 2014
Bench Big: How To Increase Your Bench For Size And Strength
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Bench Big: How To Increase Your Bench For Size And Strength

Stop hiding those embarrassing bench numbers! It's time to get serious. Here are the coaching cues, assistance lifts, and correct programming to get you on your way. December 29, 2013
Great Squat! Mark Bell's Better Squat Techniques
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Great Squat! Mark Bell's Better Squat Techniques

We all know how it goes in the squat rack: the weight gets heavier and your form gets worse. Here's how to fix that crappy squat that does nothing but hurt your lower back! December 23, 2013
Power Panel: 4 Squat Tips From Elite Coaches!
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Power Panel: 4 Squat Tips From Elite Coaches!

Strength coaches Tony Gentilcore, Dean Somerset, Lee Boyce, and Todd Bumgardner unveil secrets that will supercharge your squat! November 25, 2013
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