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The 6 Grittiest Backside Exercises You're Not Doing
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The 6 Grittiest Backside Exercises You're Not Doing

Your hamstrings and glutes are some of the most powerful muscles on your body, and your training for them should be serious business. Use these accessory moves and watch your big lifts go up, and your big muscles get bigger! September 18, 2017 4 min read
4 Unusual Gym Tools To Build Serious Grip Strength
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4 Unusual Gym Tools To Build Serious Grip Strength

Some of the best tools for developing hand, finger, and forearm strength have been around for centuries. Here are four old-school tools you need to try! September 06, 2017 4 min read
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Calisthenics
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The Ultimate Beginner's Guide To Calisthenics

Want to try calisthenics but feel clueless about where to begin? Barstarzz founder Ed Checo shares his tips to get you rocking those badass bodyweight moves in no time! August 28, 2017 3 min read
Five Advanced Pull-Up Variations For Building Muscle And Strength
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Five Advanced Pull-Up Variations For Building Muscle And Strength

Think you need weights to progress your pull-ups? Think again! Bodyweight wizard Al Kavadlo shows you 5 advanced pull-ups to take your progress and gains to the next level. August 24, 2017 4 min read
The 3 Best Machines For Getting Ripped!
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The 3 Best Machines For Getting Ripped!

Dumbbells rule and barbells are awesome. But if you want to get ripped, build muscle, and improve your functional fitness, a little extra time on the machines might just be the answer you've been looking for! August 24, 2017 3 min read
3 Simple Moves To Build An Insanely Strong Backside
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3 Simple Moves To Build An Insanely Strong Backside

Your glutes and hamstrings don't need expensive equipment or complicated protocols. Just give them these three moves, and you'll add size and strength where it counts. August 16, 2017
Give Your Bis And Tris A New Challenge With This Simple Twist
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Give Your Bis And Tris A New Challenge With This Simple Twist

If you've tried offset dumbbell curls or extensions in the past, you know they're a keeper. But you can amplify the effect of this classic muscle-building hack with a little technique know-how and one accessory. Here's how! August 09, 2017
3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Bench Press!
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3 Ways to Skyrocket Your Bench Press!

"Silent" Mike Farr and Alan Thrall are back to talk about strength, why your bench might suck, and a couple ways to fix it so you can start moving more weight. August 08, 2017
The Complete Guide To Pressing
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The Complete Guide To Pressing

Don't pick the wrong press for the job. Maximize the payoff of your horizontal and vertical presses to build your strongest chest, shoulders, and arms! August 07, 2017
The 5 Best Back Machines For Maximum Growth
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The 5 Best Back Machines For Maximum Growth

Want larger lats? Machines may be just what you've been looking for. August 06, 2017
Ask The Ageless Lifter: Are Pull-Ups Worth The Trouble?
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Ask The Ageless Lifter: Are Pull-Ups Worth The Trouble?

If pull-ups are something you once did, or a nut you could never quite crack, you may be tempted to write them off. Here's why you should think twice, and put pull-ups back on the goal list, no matter your age! August 02, 2017
Strong Foundations: Why You Should Strengthen Your Core Muscles
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Strong Foundations: Why You Should Strengthen Your Core Muscles

If you struggle with some of your lifts, a weak core may be at the "core" of the problem. Learning how to target and strengthen your core's muscle fibers will benefit you both in and out of the gym! August 01, 2017
3 Gethin-Approved Triceps-Training Machine Hacks
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3 Gethin-Approved Triceps-Training Machine Hacks

These three machines are in nearly every gym, but you're not using them like Kris Gethin does. Yet. Open your mind to blow up your tris! July 30, 2017
The 4 Best Chest Machines for Maximum Growth
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The 4 Best Chest Machines for Maximum Growth

Looking for the perfect way to polish off your chest? We've got the top four picks right here! July 30, 2017
3 Supersets Guaranteed To Crank Up Your Arm Workouts
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3 Supersets Guaranteed To Crank Up Your Arm Workouts

Train your biceps and triceps with these incredibly effective and efficient supersets, courtesy of MuscleTech-sponsored athlete Abel Albonetti. July 30, 2017
You're Not Doing Slow Negatives On These Moves. You Should Be!
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You're Not Doing Slow Negatives On These Moves. You Should Be!

Using slow negatives and unique body positioning is the secret to building a show-stopping physique. Just ask rising fitness star Julian "The Quad Guy" Smith. July 27, 2017
3 Tips To Beat That Hunchback
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3 Tips To Beat That Hunchback

If modern life is bending you in half, you don't have to stand there and take it. Own your posture and improve your lifts, starting now. July 26, 2017
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3 Gethin-Approved Biceps-Training Machine Hacks
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3 Gethin-Approved Biceps-Training Machine Hacks

Use these three unique movements to feel that peak contraction like never before, and experience growth like you've never seen! July 25, 2017
The 5 Best Suspension-Trainer Moves For Legs
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The 5 Best Suspension-Trainer Moves For Legs

Who says a squat rack is the only way to train legs? Build real-world strength, iron out imbalances, and seriously challenge your core with these lower-body moves! July 25, 2017
3 Ways To Bench More At Your Next Workout
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3 Ways To Bench More At Your Next Workout

Putting more weight on the bar is every lifter's goal. Believe it or not, it's easily attainable with the right approach and techniques. July 20, 2017
5 Exercises To Remind You Exactly Where Your Core Is
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5 Exercises To Remind You Exactly Where Your Core Is

Break free from the basics. Take your core training to the next level with these exercises. July 19, 2017
The No-Fuss, Build-Your-Own Ab Workout
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The No-Fuss, Build-Your-Own Ab Workout

Choose your own ab-venture! Design your program by choosing exercises from this proven list of ab-targeting moves, and bring out every ripple of your scorching summer six-pack. July 18, 2017
The Other Curl: Get The Most Out Of Your Hamstring Training
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The Other Curl: Get The Most Out Of Your Hamstring Training

Whether you want to build big, defined hamstrings or just build the strongest, most injury-resistant body possible, the lying hamstring curl is one exercise you need to master. Here's everything you need to know! July 17, 2017
The 6 Grittiest Quad Moves You're Not Doing
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The 6 Grittiest Quad Moves You're Not Doing

The same old routine got you down? Test your legs and your will against these six quad burners. Then call work to let them know you might need extra time to get out of bed tomorrow morning! July 13, 2017
Don't Do High-Rep Squats, Deads, And Bench! Do These Instead
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Don't Do High-Rep Squats, Deads, And Bench! Do These Instead

To build strength and size, you need both low reps and epic burnouts. But not all moves lend themselves to both approaches! Rather than risking life and limb under the bar, use these smart approaches! July 12, 2017
8 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press
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8 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press

Improving your bench press takes more than just adding weight to the bar. Pro powerlifter Mark Bell offers valuable pointers on making your bench bigger and better than ever. July 06, 2017
4 Jump-Rope Techniques To Burn Fat And Improve Athleticism
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4 Jump-Rope Techniques To Burn Fat And Improve Athleticism

Jumping rope isn't just for kids. It's a fantastic way to build stamina and athleticism, burn fat, and start or finish any workout. Here are the fundamentals you need, and how to progress them! July 04, 2017
How To Survive The Most Dangerous Part Of A Bench Press
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How To Survive The Most Dangerous Part Of A Bench Press

You don't have to get pinned to get hurt on the bench. Here's the surprising place you may be putting your delicate shoulders at risk, and how to set up strongly for your heaviest sets! July 02, 2017
3 Gethin-Approved Back-Training Machine Hacks
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3 Gethin-Approved Back-Training Machine Hacks

Stop sleepwalking through your back training. Open your mind to a gym full of possibilities, and you'll be up a shirt size in no time! June 28, 2017
3 Exercises To Bulletproof You Against Lower-Back Pain
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3 Exercises To Bulletproof You Against Lower-Back Pain

If lower-back pain is part of your life, you can take comfort that you're in the majority. But what kind of comfort is that? Take control of your body and make room in your workout for these three crucial moves from a coach who's been there! June 26, 2017
The Best Variations To Fix And Progress Your Turkish Get-Up
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The Best Variations To Fix And Progress Your Turkish Get-Up

Grab weight, get off the ground. Simple enough, right? But that's just the beginning. Whether you struggle with the Turkish get-up or feel like you've mastered it, this guide is for you! June 25, 2017
4 Arm Exercises Even The Pros Fear
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4 Arm Exercises Even The Pros Fear

It ain't about the size of the car you drive, it's all about the size of the arm hanging out the window! If you have the will to make gains in arm size and strength, this article shows you the way. June 20, 2017
The 6 Grittiest Back Exercises You're Not Doing
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The 6 Grittiest Back Exercises You're Not Doing

Take your back training to the next level with these lifter-tested, coach-approved variations. Get bigger, stronger, and wider, and never look back! June 19, 2017 6 min read
How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way
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How The Rock Makes A 275-Pound Bench Go A Long Way

What you can do with a heavy non-max weight says far more about you as a lifter than any single-rep max. Need further proof? Look at what The Rock does with his bench press, and see if you can match it! June 13, 2017
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Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass
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Take Your Push-Up Skills From Beginner To Badass

This simple bodyweight move may not be as simple as you think. Calisthenics fanatic turned international fitness guru Ed Checo shows you the ins and outs of a classic exercise. June 07, 2017
Easy Tips For A Better Deadlift
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Easy Tips For A Better Deadlift

Do you want to earn your big pull the right way? Learn how you can immediately build greater strength and muscle with a superior, and safer, deadlift. June 06, 2017
The Biggest Mistake Robbing Your Chest Gains!
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The Biggest Mistake Robbing Your Chest Gains!

It's pec day, and you've pressed to your heart's (or at least your chest's) content. Now what? You head over to the cables to wring what little life remains from your pecs. Just don't make this crucial error! June 05, 2017
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
Modify Your Lateral Raises To Keep Your Shoulders Growing!
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Modify Your Lateral Raises To Keep Your Shoulders Growing!

If you perform every move the same way each workout, you're probably lulling your muscles to sleep rather than pushing them into growth. Here's how to spice up the same old lateral raise! May 29, 2017
Build A Booty That Will Drop Jaws
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Build A Booty That Will Drop Jaws

Give your butt a lift with former IFBB fitness pro and elite trainer Carla Sanchez's four favorite glute exercises. May 18, 2017
6 Tips For Improving Your Overhead Press
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6 Tips For Improving Your Overhead Press

Think you've mastered the overhead press? These six tips will help you fine-tune your powerful physique. May 18, 2017
5 Lat Pull-Down Variations For An Impressive Physique
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5 Lat Pull-Down Variations For An Impressive Physique

Bored with your back workout? Here are 5 variations you need to try ASAP! May 15, 2017
4 Crucial Upgrades To Upper-Body Mass-Building Classics
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4 Crucial Upgrades To Upper-Body Mass-Building Classics

It's time to update the lifting textbook! These variations of chest presses, pull-ups, dips, rows, and pull-overs are stronger, safer, and harder to screw up than the originals. Prepare to have your mind blown! May 15, 2017
6 Moves To Prepare You For Adventure-Race Domination
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6 Moves To Prepare You For Adventure-Race Domination

Craving the adrenaline rush of an adventure race? Before you sign up, you'll need to master these six moves. May 14, 2017
The More Gain, Less Pain Guide To Squats
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The More Gain, Less Pain Guide To Squats

If you wince at the mere mention of the back squat, you're not necessarily banished to the machines forever. Do these intelligent squat variations instead for pain-free progress in your lower-body training! May 11, 2017
3 Gethin-Approved Chest Training Machine Hacks
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3 Gethin-Approved Chest Training Machine Hacks

You might get a cockeyed look from other gym-goers when you step up to the leg curl machine and use it to work your chest. But trust Kris Gethin and his mad vision of the gym, and open your mind to a world of possibilities! May 10, 2017
The 4 Best Exercises To Work Hips
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The 4 Best Exercises To Work Hips

When it comes to building a lower body as strong and capable as it looks, the hips don't lie. But, the idea that machines are the best way to work them? Yup, that's a lie. Here's what to do instead. May 10, 2017 5 min read
The 8 Best Dumbbell Moves For Chest Development
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The 8 Best Dumbbell Moves For Chest Development

Dumbbells beat barbells when it comes to chest development. There, we said it! Now go use these variations to inflict new pain and suffering on your torso. May 08, 2017
4 Back Exercises Even The Pros Fear
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4 Back Exercises Even The Pros Fear

Bulging biceps are cool, but when it comes to big muscles there's nothing as impressive as a back Hercules himself would be jealous of. Here are four exercises that will get you a massive V-taper fast! May 07, 2017
4 Cable-Crunch Blunders
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4 Cable-Crunch Blunders

Are you looking for a way to really chisel your upper abs? Cable crunches are a great upgrade, but only if you do them correctly! May 07, 2017
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