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Are Omega-6 Fats Really That Bad?

You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

Get Ready For The Workout Of Your Life!

Everything you need to know to make your next workout the best workout of your life.

Pauline Nordin Exposed (Figuratively Speaking)

Up close and under the bar with scintillating fitness model and entrepreneur Pauline Nordin.

Death Match: You vs. Your Body

It's a battle royale between you and your body: you want to lose fat while keeping your muscle, but your body has other plans.

How to Pull 1,008 Pounds and Make it Look Easy

Andy Bolton has pulled 1,008 pounds in competition. Get his best deadlifting advice here.

Six Things You Need to Know About Protein

Dr. Lonny Lowery talks about new protein research and little-known facts about protein. Check it out.

Blood and Chalk 1

Elite Fitness System's own Devil's Advocate pulls out his pitchfork and stabs your questions about getting seriously strong.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

You Ain't Got No Meat

Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

Best of Back

Seven great back exercises you definitely need to try.

Bulletproof That Back

More ways to keep your back strong, healthy, and ready for more plates. Check it out.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

7 Rules for Building Your Body

Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That plus lots of other cool stuff. Check out the list.

Thank You for Guzzling Corn Syrup

The high-fructose corn syrup people are telling you their product is the same as sugar, but they're lying mo-fo's.

More Thoughts From the Weight-Room Floor

A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.

Mythbusters 1

The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.

Question of Nutrition 6

Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.

The Cardio Conundrum

With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.

Hacking Your Strength Training

Cut your time in the gym without compromising your results? It's a smarter and more effective approach to training.

Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

The Black Prince

The Black Prince talks about drugs, training, nutrition, and how bodybuilding lost the luster of its Golden Age.