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Dumbbell Hamstring Curl
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Why Are Those Guys Bigger Than Me? Some guys build muscle easily. Others struggle. Here's why and what to do about it. You lift hard, eat right, and keep up with all the latest training info. You do everything to build muscle, but it's a slow slog. Frustratingly, some of your gym buddies don't know half as much about training and nutrition… and those dudes pack on muscle easily. What's up with that? Do they have superior muscle fiber ratios or more testosterone? Do they have a secret trainin...
Androgen Receptors: The More the Better
Why Are Those Guys Bigger Than Me? Some guys build muscle easily. Others struggle. Here's why and what to do about it. You lift hard, eat right, and keep up with all the latest training info. You do everything to build muscle, but it's a slow slog. Frustratingly, some of your gym buddies don't know half as much about training and nutrition… and those dudes pack on muscle easily. What's up with that? Do they have superior muscle fiber ratios or more testosterone? Do they have a secret trainin...
by Travis Hansen An Explosive Alternative to the Muscle-Up Add a little explosiveness to the regular pull-up by switching your grip in the middle of a rep. Check this out! You've seen the muscle-up before. Heck, you might've already mastered it. Looks cool, but it comes with some limitations and risks – unless you have a smaller frame, low body weight, and an insane level of power. Luckily, you can still get the benefits and the feel of doing an explosive pull-up without anywhere near the ...
The Switch Grip Pull-Up
by Travis Hansen An Explosive Alternative to the Muscle-Up Add a little explosiveness to the regular pull-up by switching your grip in the middle of a rep. Check this out! You've seen the muscle-up before. Heck, you might've already mastered it. Looks cool, but it comes with some limitations and risks – unless you have a smaller frame, low body weight, and an insane level of power. Luckily, you can still get the benefits and the feel of doing an explosive pull-up without anywhere near the ...
Kneeling Scrape-the-Rack Press
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Chaos Training
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Push Press, 6-Second Eccentric
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80-Degree Seated Press
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The Smith Machine: Benefits
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Reverse Zercher Lunge
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Ring Dips and Holds
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Kettlebell Complexes
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1.5 Method for Dips
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The Smith Machine: Stop Hating and Start Growing
by Gareth Sapstead 5 Reasons to Use It Stop hating on the Smith machine and start using it for serious muscle growth. Here’s why it’s a great tool. Some people hate the Smith machine. But as a physique coach, I’ve seen what it can do for lifters looking to pack on muscle mass. Here’s why it’s awesome. 1. Variety When most people think of the Smith machine, they have one or two exercises in mind, but it’s not that limited. Here are some of the best options for each body part: Chest: Decli...
Supported One-Arm Push-Up
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Dumbbell Lateral Complex
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5 New Ways to Dip
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Shoulder Workout
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How to do Goblet Squats
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5 New Dips for Big Triceps and Pecs
by Bradford Cooke Advanced Dips for Advanced Lifters If the standard dip is too easy for you, try these tough variations and pack some size onto your upper body. Dips build impressive upper bodies. If you’ve got the mobility and use good technique, there’s no reason to avoid them. Here are five variations to make dips even better. 1. One-and-a-Half Dip (Top Emphasis) Shift the emphasis to a different muscle group by spending more time in a smaller range of motion. While the chest and tricep...
Deadlift With Shrug
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Dumbbell Bridge Press
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Dynamic Side Plank
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Start Your Workout With Jumps!
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Front Box Squat
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Awesome Mechanical Drop Sets!
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Try this for your core!
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New Science: Training to Failure vs. Near Failure
by Chris Shugart What Builds More Muscle? What works best, training to absolute failure or leaving a couple of reps in the tank? A new study answers that question, finally. As muscle nerds, we love digging into the research and debating the best training methods. But when we step back and take a cleansing breath, we notice something: there are muscular people on every side of every lifting debate. Golly, it’s almost as if the particulars don’t matter all that much, as long as you’re lifting ...
More Mechanical Drop Sets
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Plank Plate Press
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Mechanic Drop Set: Legs
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The Long-Lever Plank
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Push-Ups: Mechanical Drop Sets
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Reverse Band Incline Press
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Banded Box Squat
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Mechanical Drop Set: Grip Changes
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The Reverse Step-Up
Build athketic, single-leg strength!
Build Single-Leg Strength!
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Mechanical Drop Sets for New Muscle Growth
by Dan North Extend the Set, Maximize the Gains Here are five ways to use mechanical drop sets to build every muscle in your body. Drop sets are a time-tested way to build muscle. To do a classic drop set, rep out an exercise until you can’t continue, then, without resting, reduce the weight and do more reps until failure. Mechanical drop sets are similar, but instead of decreasing the weight, you start with the hardest variation of an exercise and then switch to easier variations each time ...