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Tip: Training vs. Diet for Fat Loss

If you could only start by doing one thing, training first or dieting first, which would be best for long-term leanness? Answer here.

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

The Big Fat Keto Diet Fail

Yes, if you eat fewer calories you'll lose fat. But the keto diet isn't superior for fat loss, and certainly not for muscle gain. Here's the science.

Tip: Don't Eat 6 Meals a Day

Eating 5 or 6 meals a day is a losing strategy that not only makes it harder to stay lean, but can also cause premature aging.

Tip: The Two Keys to Permanent Fat Loss

What's the best diet for losing fat? Answer: Any eating plan that contains BOTH of the elements discussed here.

Tip: Drink This Much Coffee to Repair DNA

Coffee's been shown to increase lifespan and it probably has to do with its protective effect on DNA. Here's how much and what kind to drink.

Ask Us Anything 01

In our new Q&A column, we field your questions about testosterone, carnivore diets, probiotics, how to eat more without getting fat, and more.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

Tip: How to Resist Junk Food, According to Science

Researchers have found a way to trick our brains into thinking that fast food and desserts aren't that delicious.

Tip: Garbage Macros, Garbage Physique

Calories matter of course, but if you're meeting your macro numbers with junk food, you're in denial. Here's why.

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.

Tip: You're Overfed But Undernourished

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies in America are astonishingly high, with over 90% of us lacking in at least one mineral.

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.

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Forget the Paleo Diet. Go Neolithic

The paleo diet is based on a misunderstanding of history, genetics, and science. It's time to take a new diet approach.

Why Fat Loss is Harder for Women

When it comes to exercise and fat loss, it's a lot harder for women than it is for men. Here's what they can do about it to even the scales.

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.