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3 Bad Ideas You Need to Stop Repeating

You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.

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.

Question of Strength 53

Coaches and steroid users, the best trap exercises, Russian vs. American kettlebell swings, and box jumps for conditioning.

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 Truth About Cortisol

This mobilization hormone can help you or hurt you. And some diets can make it skyrocket. Here are the facts.

Tip: Mind-Muscle Connection and Your Goal

How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.

Tip: You Do Not Have Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue probably isn't real, but the symptoms sure are. Here's what really happening.

Question of Strength 52

Is adrenal fatigue real? Is feeling the muscle more important than adding weight to the bar? Answers here.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Tip: Body Fat Percentage and Muscle Loss

How do you keep muscle while losing fat? Answers here.

Question of Strength 51

What's the best way to preserve muscle while losing fat? How do you smash an overhead press plateau? Answers here.

Tip: Can You Make Gains Without Squats?

It depends. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: How to Fight Post-Show Depression

Many bodybuilders get depressed after a competition, even if they win. Why? And what can be done about it? Answers here.

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.

Question of Strength 50

How bodybuilders can fight post-show depression, how to eat carbs and stay lean, and what to do if squats make you hurt.

Tip: Dips for Chest vs. Dips for Triceps

There is a difference. And both variations are safe if you do them right. Here's how.

The Final Word: Free Weights vs. Machines

Some say free weights are best. Some say machines are best. They're both being narrow-minded. Here's the real science.

Tip: The Truth About Muscle Gain & Metabolism

Does building more muscle really boost your metabolism as much as you think it does? Here are the facts.

Tip: Sprinters vs. Marathoners – What You Don't Know

Do their physiques say something about their training styles, or is there something else going on? Here's the real story.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

5 Ways to Screw Up Intermittent Fasting

If you're going to try fasting, then at least avoid these all-too common mistakes.

Tip: How to be a Successful Personal Trainer

Some personal trainers make good money. Others are broke and can't keep clients. Here's the one thing separating them.

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back

In a slump? Bored? Here's how to get pumped about getting pumped again.

Tip: ACTN3 – The Muscle Gene

Here's what you need to know about this tricky gene and its variants.