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Paleo: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

A paleo diet will help the average person lose some fat, but is it optimal for lifters and athletes?

Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

Calories: Should You Be Counting?

For some, counting calories and macros is a valuable tool. For others, it can become an obsessive habit that derails their long-term progress. Here are the pros and cons of counting.

7 Things to Steal From Competitors

Get a body that reflects your hard work by picking up a few tips from bodybuilders, figure athletes, and other physique competitors.

5 Secrets of the Relentless

Call them obsessed if you want, but you also have to call them successful. Here's how the relentless get results.

Redefining The Female Bodybuilder

Let's redefine what it means to be a female bodybuilder. If a woman lifts to build muscle, she is one. And damn proud of it.

5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.

The 100 Laws of Muscle

Observe the laws. Build muscle, lose fat, and win the mind game. It starts right here.

Delts on Fire

If you're a hardgainer in the shoulder department it's time to ramp up the way you've been training.

The Beautiful, Ugly Truth About Competing

Women who decide to compete will have one of two experiences. They'll either grow from it or be destroyed by it. Are you ready to step on stage?

10 Ways to Un-Suck Diet Food

Get ripped, get healthy, and get rid of those boring-ass salads. Here are 10 weird ways to make diet foods tastier and easier to prepare.

10 Sneaky Things Making You Fat

You work out. You're trying to improve your diet. And you're still too damn fat. What's going on? Check out this list of tricky body-comp saboteurs.

5 Cool Things To Make With Protein Powder

Dessert doesn't have to be packed with sugar and flour. Stay lean and build muscle while eating these protein-packed desserts.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

Tip: Kill Bad Gut Bacteria to Stop Cravings

Cravings aren't all in your head. They're partly caused by what's going on in your gut. Here's how to fix it and kill the cravings.

Tip: Women, Stop Obsessing Over Diet and Eat for Muscle

Constant dieting wrecks the metabolism. Eat and train for muscle to get lean and stay that way. Here's why.

The Missing Element in Female Fitness

There's a silent epidemic among female lifters. It causes muscle weakness, fatigue, and brain fog. Kill this deficiency and kill it in the gym. Here's how.

Tip: Eat Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.

Tip: Surround Yourself With These 5 People

Outperform yourself, make gains, and enjoy the process. Every lifter needs these five types of people in his life.

The Problem with Your Stupid Diet

Here are the problems with three popular diets and how to fine-tune them for your own needs.

Why You're (Mostly) Wrong About CrossFit

Does CrossFit still chap your hide? Before you continue broadcasting its problems, you should know where you're getting it wrong. Get the facts here.

Tip: Make These Healthy Breakfast Cookies

They're easy to make, they'll fuel your workouts, and they won't make you LOOK like you eat cookies. Get the recipe here.

4 Biggest Lies of The Biggest Loser

It's a show about fitness that keeps people dumb and in the dark about getting fit. Here's the big fat truth about The Biggest Loser.

Tip: Love the Process. Screw the Scale.

When fat loss is the main goal, the scale becomes the main tool for judging progress. Here's how that can backfire.