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Anabolic Nutrition: From A to Z

Make gains, get lean, and stay healthy. Start with this list.

Tip: How Going to the Gym Can Make You Fatter

If you know you're going to hit the gym tomorrow, it often affects what and how much you eat today. Here's the science.

Tip: A True Negative Calorie Snack?

These two high-calorie foods, eaten together, actually end up making you lose fat, in addition to improving your blood chemistry.

27 Eating Rules to Control Body Fat

Lots of diets can get you lean, but how do you keep body fat in check all year long without being on a diet? We ask our experts about their everyday strategies.

Tip: The 3500-Calorie Rule is Dead

For over 60 years, the fitness industry has believed that cutting calories by 3500 results in a 1-pound loss. The industry is really, really, wrong.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

5 Ways to Screw Up Intermittent Fasting

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

Tip: The Protein-to-Bodyweight Ratio

Simple and proven. Here's how much protein to eat.

Tip: Meal Frequency and Muscle Gains

Don't get caught up in fad diet hype. For hypertrophy, you need frequent meals and extra calories. Here are some simple guidelines.

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: How to Boost Appetite Suppressing Hormones

Research suggests that adding this food to your meals promotes the release of hunger squashing, fat burning hormones.

The 7 Simple Muscle-Building Habits

Don't overcomplicate muscle growth. It's actually simple. Practice these habits and get bigger.

Tip: This Dietary Choice Turns Women Off

Be careful what you order for dinner on that first date. According to a new study, this popular dietary practice leaves a bad impression.

Tip: The 90/90 Intermittent Fast

A new study shows that modest time-restricted feeding works, but why exactly? Let's dig into it.

Tip: Bring Back the Bulk!

Don't be afraid of bulking if your main goal is building muscle mass, but do it wisely. Here are some simple guidelines.

Tip: It's the Coffee, Not the Caffeine

Coffee isn't just a vehicle for caffeine. It has other components that work synergistically with caffeine, making it a great pre-workout drink.

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.

The 4 Dumbest Things Beginners Do

Newbies often waste their first year or two of training. They should be taking advantage of this magical time. Here's what to avoid and what to do instead.

Does Soy and Soy Protein Feminize You?

Soy was once thought to shrink your balls and make it harder for you to put on muscle. Does current research back up those fears?

Tip: Are Phytates Killing Your Protein?

Be careful about what you eat with your protein. Here's why.

Tip: Will Low-Carb Diets Kill You?

The big Harvard study suggested all you low-carb people may die before your time. Are they right?

Spot Reduction is Real

You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.

Tip: Get Just a Bit Soft

Want to build muscle? Like a lot of muscle? Get ready to lose your abs for a while. Just do it wisely. Here's how.

Tip: The Best Healthy Eating/Fat Loss Tip

Adopting this simple practice will make you lose body fat, not to mention providing you with better nutrition than you've probably ever had before.

Tip: When You Should and Shouldn't Bulk or Cut

Here's a handy set of guidelines to help lifters find the balance between too dang skinny and too dang fat.