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100 Workouts From Ripped City

How to get truly ripped without losing muscle mass.

7 Naked Nutrition Tips

Sometimes it's fun to drop the heavy scientific jargon and just deliver the bare factoids and helpful tips. Check these out.

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Beans and Nuts

The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.

Beat the Snot Out of Death

Are your bulking phases, or just the act of eating like a bodybuilder, shortening your athletic career or your life? It's possible, but Dr. L's got a plan and it involves "calorie restriction mimetics." Read, learn, live long and prosper.

Bodybuilding in a Low-Carb World

Low-carb hype rules the day.

Bonehead Nutrition

The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.

CLA: Poison or Gift?

2001 International CLA Conference Report

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  • 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.

    Dairy Dilemma

    So why an article on dairy? Because the controversy it elicits gets people hotter than Louis Pasteur's Bunsen burners, that's why. In fact, raging debates have broken out many times over the years here among the T-faithful. Just recently TC had to break out the rubber bullets to keep an angry mob of anti-dairy zealots from tearing down the place.

    December Diet Strategies

    Thanksgiving was a fatty, sugary good time. I've never been one to do the old "modified recipe" thing when it comes to traditional holidays. Mashed potatoes and gravy, eggnog, pumpkin pie – it's all good to me.

    Diet Planning for the Long Haul

    Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

    Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

    I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

    Eat It

    Why in the name of Pavlov did I just eat that? I mean, the whole bloody thing!

    Evil Antioxidants?

    Are antioxidants (gasp!) dangerous? Here’s what you need to know.

    Fat Roundtable 2

    Getting Even Fatter

    Forced Anabolism: How to Overeat

    Think you know how to eat for muscle growth? Think again. Here's what you need to be putting in your mouth.

    Frankenfood

    Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

    Fruits and Veggies

    Eights fruits and vegetables you should be eating… whether you like them or not! Check out the list.

    Good Fat and Where It's At

    There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.

    Good Grains, Bad Grains

    Chapter Three: Whole Grains

    Hey, Balance This!

    What does having a "balanced diet" really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

    High Steaks

    It's the battle cry of any bodybuilder worth his salt, or should I say, protein. Or maybe his carbs. Anyhow, massive eating is one of our defining characteristics.

    How to Eat Like a Man

    I've been brought back to the basics of solid–one might even say "manly"–nutrition too many times lately for it not to affect my writing.

    How to Fight "All Show and No Go" Syndrome

    his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?