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Mythbusters-7

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

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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.

Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

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

Mythbusters 5

New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

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 Cardio Drills That Don't Suck

Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.

Mythbusters 4

Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.

Five Habits of Defective Squatters

The five most common squatting mistakes and how to fix them.

Five New Exercises

Five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls in your gym.

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.

Advice You Don't Want to Hear 1

Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.

So You Want to Be a Fitness Professional?

In the first half of our two-part interview with Alwyn Cosgrove, the veteran coach talks about business, psychology, and the art of getting clients sore in all the right places.

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 2

Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

An Interview with the Blond Bomber

Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.

Mythbusters 1

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

Complete Core Training

An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.

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  • Question of Nutrition 6

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

    Return of the Warrior Nerd

    Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.

    Intro to Mechanical Drop Sets

    Christian shows you how to blast your biceps into oblivion, damaging the muscle fibers so much that they either grow or die!

    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.

    Midrange Partials for the Best Pump of Your Life

    For the best pump of your life - and serious size and strength gains over time - you need to incorporate midrange partial reps.

    The Cure for Skinny

    Three former skinny guys reveal the nutrition tips, training strategies, and lifestyle adjustments that "cured" them.