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Tip: Fasting Diets & Belly Fat Rebound

Do popular fasting diets set you up for future gains in abdominal fat? Science is giving us clues. Check this out.

Tip: Can't Train? Take This to Retain Muscle

There's no reason to lose muscle when life or illness keeps you away from the gym. Here's how to fight off atrophy.

Make Cheat Meals Work for You

Trigger the thermo-anabolic effect, lose fat, and prime your muscles for growth with this simple one-day strategy.

Tip: Enhance Muscle Protein Synthesis

A simple, science-backed way to boost muscle building. Check it out.

Protein Pulsing for Muscle

It isn't necessary to eat six small meals a day to build muscle. Instead, you need to practice protein pulsing.

What You Don't Know About Workout Supplements

If you don't take care of workout supplementation, you might as well not train. Here's how to get it right.

Accelerate Gains By Overreaching

The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

How to Harness the Anabolic Power of Cell Volume

Muscle cell volume is a main driver of a muscular physique. Here are a few easy steps to maximize it.

Leucine and Protein Synthesis

Leucine is the key amino acid responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Here’s how to make it even better.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

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

4 Hot Topics from The Beast

Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.

I'll Be Damned, It Works!

Christian gives you a peek into his current diet, his current supplementation plan, and a new, rapid-growth strength building program.

Build and Burn

Bulking is dead. The new approach? Carb manipulation. Use food to get your body to release its own anabolic hormones. Here’s how.

BCAA and Athletic Performance

Check out the three mechanisms of action by which BCAA can impact performance.