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They call it a fad, but they couldn't be more wrong. CrossFit is more than just exercise and it'll outlast its haters. Here's why.

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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.

Do Cardio, Keep Your Gains

HIIT isn't everything. Low-intensity, steady state cardio has its benefits. Done correctly, it can even help you make better progress under the bar. Here's how.

The Number One Coaching Mistake

Athletes need to be strong to dominate the competition. Ironically, some strength coaches put strength on the backburner. Here's where they're going wrong.

Eccentric Training for More Muscle

Eccentric training, especially when you “accentuate” it by strategic means, is the best kept secret to hypertrophy and strength.

Whey vs. Casein: The Real Story

Whey protein has some benefits, but casein is a better muscle builder, a better strength builder, and even a better fat burner. Here's why.

7 Ways to Get Jacked With Olympic Lifts

Olympic lifting isn't meant to pack on tons of muscle. But there is a way to train the O-lifts and build muscle at the same time. Here's how.

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.

Dessert Pizza For Lifters

Turn protein powder into pizza... dessert pizza. Raspberry cheesecake dessert pizza that won't make you fat, to be specific. 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.

Big Brother is Watching You Squat

Trainers get certified and acquire clients by getting results. But the state may soon force them to get licensed and train clients differently.

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.

Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.

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.

The Single Best Hamstring Exercise

Hamstrings are the weak link for most lifters. Don't be one of them. Here's how to hammer your hams to increase strength, power, speed, and explosiveness.

CrossFitters, You're Too Weak

Explosive movements make you faster, but there's more to strength than the concentric portion of a lift. Stop being a weakling on the lowering.

The Secret to Training Motivation

There are two personality types when it comes to training. Find out which one you are and you'll stay motivated and get results.

The NPGL: America's Newest Sport?

Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.

7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

You've been misled by dumb dieticians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.

16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.

Stop Trying to Look Like Someone Else!

Training to look like someone else is pointless. Instead, try to look like you... at your best. Here's how.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.

Gay Bashers: Even Gayer Than Bodybuilding?

Why are bodybuilding fans and gym rats often the most homophobic people around? Time to call them out.