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Tip: What Really Happens When You Pig Out

Does having a big sloppy meal kill your diet? Exactly how much fat do you gain when eat more than you should? Answers here.

Tip: The Single Most Effective Fat Loss Strategy

Take 100 people and put them on a diet. Who will be most successful? The people who do this.

How to Train Your Metabolism

You don't want a sluggish metabolism... or even a fast metabolism. You want a flexible metabolism capable of switching fuels rapidly. Here's how to get it.

Tip: White Rice or Brown?

Which one of the two, if either, is best for a lifter to eat? The answer seems obvious, but it's not.

Question of Power 4

Coach Carter tackles tricep growth, dietary restraint, and how to tell if you're ready to compete in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Ask Us Anything 03

Testosterone injection strategies, beating cravings, the best exercises, calf training, and the steroid controversy.

Tip: Carb Intake for Natural Lifters

Very low-carb diets reduce muscle gains in natural lifters. Here's why, plus a better plan.

Tip: Fat Loss and Muscle Retention

Do you have to lose some muscle to lose fat? Not really. Here are some calorie guidelines to get you started.

Tip: How Much Protein Should Natural Lifters Eat?

How many grams for hypertrophy phases? How many grams for fat-loss phases? Here's where to start.

Tip: The Insulin Factor

Every fat loss diet works via caloric deficit, but insulin plays a role too in body composition... and it's not always the bad guy.

Tip: The College Diet For Iron Addicts

What's a good diet for college kids who can't spend a lot? Get the answer here.

Tip: Training vs. Diet for Fat Loss

If you could only start by doing one thing, training first or dieting first, which would be best for long-term leanness? Answer here.

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

The Big Fat Keto Diet Fail

Yes, if you eat fewer calories you'll lose fat. But the keto diet isn't superior for fat loss, and certainly not for muscle gain. Here's the science.

Tip: Don't Eat 6 Meals a Day

Eating 5 or 6 meals a day is a losing strategy that not only makes it harder to stay lean, but can also cause premature aging.

Tip: The Two Keys to Permanent Fat Loss

What's the best diet for losing fat? Answer: Any eating plan that contains BOTH of the elements discussed here.

Tip: Drink This Much Coffee to Repair DNA

Coffee's been shown to increase lifespan and it probably has to do with its protective effect on DNA. Here's how much and what kind to drink.

Ask Us Anything 01

In our new Q&A column, we field your questions about testosterone, carnivore diets, probiotics, how to eat more without getting fat, and more.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

Tip: How to Resist Junk Food, According to Science

Researchers have found a way to trick our brains into thinking that fast food and desserts aren't that delicious.

Tip: Garbage Macros, Garbage Physique

Calories matter of course, but if you're meeting your macro numbers with junk food, you're in denial. Here's why.

One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.

Tip: You're Overfed But Undernourished

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies in America are astonishingly high, with over 90% of us lacking in at least one mineral.

Tip: Low-Carb Diets vs. Workout Nutrition

Peri-workout nutrition is important... and it should contain carbs. So what do you do if you're on a low-carb diet? Answers here.

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.