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Tip: Control Nutrient Partitioning With C3G

Turn food into muscle instead of storing it as fat by maximizing muscle nutrient uptake.

Tip: Know How Many Carbs You Need

Lifters and athletes can handle more carbs, even when trying to lose fat. Check out these guidelines.

Tip: Do 7-4-7 Deadlifts to Boost Performance

This workout builds muscle, increases work capacity, and burns fat. Check it out.

4 Ways Modern Life is Making You Fat

Even if you train hard and eat right, these four things can trigger fat gain, wreck your sleep, and kill your strength. Here's how to fight them.

Tip: Stop Shoulder Injuries with Spiral Loading

Here's how to prevent wrecked shoulders by getting your setup right.

Tip: Stop Icing Your Injuries

Turns out, icing your injuries doesn't help and may even hinder the healing process. Luckily, there are better methods. Read this.

Tip: Kill Bad Gut Bacteria to Stop Cravings

Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.

Tip: Change Your Grip for a Stronger Overhead Press

These two simple tweaks can boost pressing strength for bigger, stronger delts. Check 'em out.

Tip: Use a Wide Grip on Upright Rows

Use a wider grip to build more muscle. Avoid pulling the elbows above shoulder height to prevent injury.

Tip: Tighten Your Waist With Old-School Vacuums

Train the transverse abdominis with the vacuum exercise for a harder, tighter waist.

Tip: Do No-Carb Cardio in the Morning

Don't do your cardio fully fasted, but avoid carbs. You'll protect muscle and burn more fat.

The Complete Guide to Barbell Squats

To be strong, you have to squat. But which barbell variation is best for you? Low bar, high bar, front, overhead? Find out here.

Protein Trickery: Nitrogen Spiking

Some companies have been ripping you off by selling protein supplements spiked with cheap fillers passed off as real protein. Here's how to avoid the scam.

10 Things Vegetarians Get Wrong

Avoiding meat isn't as healthy or ethical as many like to think. Got a smug vegetarian friend? Send him this.

The Real Judgement-Free Zone

Planet Fitness isn't judgement free. And neither are you if your staunch beliefs about training hold you back from making progress. Here's why.

Flexible Training For Faster Gains

Advanced lifters don't just follow training programs blindly. They know when to push and when to back off. Here's how to become one of them.

The 4 Most Abused Words in Fitness

You hear these words all the time, but do you even know what they really mean? It's time to stop it with the nerdy buzzwords and go back to basics. Start here.

The Two Best Exercises You've Never Tried

These brand new exercises will hit your lats, strengthen your shoulder girdle, and give you a great set of abs.

The Secret Deadlift Mindset

A PR-smashing deadlift starts way before you pick up the bar. Six accomplished powerlifters share their pre-pull secrets.

Passing the Lifting Torch

How to train young athletes to get stronger, get faster, and get ready for life. You may even learn a few things yourself. Check it out.

5 Ways You're Wasting Time in the Gym

Think you're making the best use of your gym time? Yeah, probably not. It's time to get accountable and get smarter about your workouts. Here's how.

Live Longer, Live Stronger

Resveratrol is known for its health benefits, but it also increases testosterone, blocks estrogen, naturally boost performance, and improves body composition.

Is Gut Bacteria Making You Fat?

Can't seem to lose fat and keep it off? Have crazy cravings? It could be caused by a problem with your natural gut bacteria. Here's why and how you can fix it.

4 Explosive Exercises to Make You a Beast

Need to be athletic and explosive? Here's how to do it without the Olympic lifts. Bonus: You can do these at home or in a regular gym.