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How to Deadlift

By far, the movement that involves more muscles in the body than any other lift is the conventional deadlift. Many years ago, a researcher named Per A. Tesch wrote a book called "Muscle Meets Magnet" which published data from various exercises…
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How to Perform The Stiff Legged Deadlift Properly

All too often we see people not doing this basic exercise the right way. We either see them bringing the bar straight up and down 6" from their shins in a vertical line, never touching the floor (more about this at the bottom of this page).…
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Upper-Lower Training Routines

By far the most popular way people have split their routines is with a so-called "A/B" split. The most common of these is a classic "upper-lower" split with the shoulder girdle and arms being hit one day and then the lower body the next session.…
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How To Perform Olympic Squats

Probably no weight training movement has been more maligned than the back squat. Over the years it has been blamed for ruining knees and backs, causing disk problems and building a big butt. There is absolutely no ground to any of these claims…
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Improve Your Overhead Press

In the old days, most men who lifted weights in a serious fashion practiced the standing press – and most of them were reasonably good at the lift. Let’s work together to bring that aspect of training back to the Iron Game. Make it a belated…
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Dave Tate's Six-Week Bench Press Cure

"This is the United States of America," he bellows. "Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it." From Dave Tate's Six-Week Bench Press Cure. Full program and more at T-Nation
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How To Improve Your Bench Press

"How to improve your bench press" would have to be the most popular search on any weight training article. From the time we started training with weights, many of us have obsessed over our bench press, even though it is not the best exercise…
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Anthony Ditillo Training Routines

Even before Stuart McRobert, there was physcial culture writer Anthony Ditillo, who was most known for his articles in Peary Rader's original Ironman magazine from 1968 to 1985. More proof that there is nothing new under the sun is to be found…
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Bill March - Overhead Press

Bill March was one of the finest weightlifters in the 1960. Here he is performing the press - a lift that used to be the test of upper body strength before the bench press became popular. This is the best demonstration of the exercise I have…