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Tip: Lose the Fat, Spare the Muscle

The so-called fat burning zone is a myth. To dump the chub, go hard and fast or low and slow. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Choose Your Own HIIT

A funny thing happens when dedicated gym-goers disregard what their workout plans say and choose their own intensity. Take a look.

Tip: 4 Minutes to Fitness

A new study shows that 4 minutes of bodyweight exercises, amazingly, works about as well as sprinting or 30 minutes of HIIT.

The Metabolic Color System

Are your workouts red, yellow, or green? You need a balance if you want to build muscle or lose fat. What does that mean? Read this.

7 Abused and Misused Training Methods

Exercises are tools. You've got to know how to use them properly. Here's a list of commonly misused ones.

Tip: Rest Periods: Sit or Walk Around?

What's more important, active recovery between sets or resting as much as possible? This new study on CrossFitters sheds some light.

Tip: A Murderous Barbell Clean Complex

This one-bar finisher contains elements that will help you perfect your explosive pulls and activate your glutes.

Tip: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.

The New 8-Minute Fat Burners

Who's got time to dick around with fat-burning routines that take, like, forever? Add one of these to the end of your regular workout.

Tip: Two Cardio Workouts That Build Muscle

These untraditional metcon workouts are mixed right into your weight training. Try not to pass out.

Tip: The Best HIIT for Strong Guys

High intensity interval training can be done using aerobic or strength-based workouts. Which is better for big lifters? Here's the new science.

Tip: Do This to Make Cardio Fun

Scientists figured out a way to make us look forward to high-intensity cardio. No, really. Check it out.

DNA Gains

New research shows that one type of training may decrease cellular aging and DNA damage, but another type may increase it.

Tip: The Final Word on Fasted Cardio

A big meta-study finally gives us the answers about whether or not fasted exercise is better for fat loss.

Tip: The 20 Minutes of Anything Workout

Keep your metcon or cardio workouts as inefficient as possible to burn more fat. Here's why and several ways to do it.

Tip: The Return of Long Duration Cardio?

Boring old cardio has some benefits that HIIT does not. And it doesn't have to be boring. Check this out.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

8 Ways to Do Cardio Without Hating Life

No need to dread cardio. Just find a more enjoyable way to do it. Try one of these less-sucky, highly-effective options.

Tip: Metabolic Conditioning for Muscleheads

Lose fat and preserve your muscle mass with this fast, challenging workout finisher.

Tip: Why Men and Women Can't Train Together

Okay, you can lift weights together. But there are some differences you need to know, especially when it comes to rest periods.

Death to Strength Standards!

The next time someone tells you that a person your size should be able to lift a certain amount, tell them to shove it. Here's why.

Tip: The New Cardio – Steady State Lifting

Bored of steady state cardio? Tired of HIIT? Try steady state weight lifting to lose fat. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Cardio, Carbs and the Goldilocks Zone

Your body wants to be in either an anabolic or catabolic state. Here's how to balance cardio, diet, and lifting for better body composition.

Tip: Two Things Steroid Users Need

Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.

Tip: HIIT It or Quit It?

Is high-intensity interval training really superior to longer cardio workouts? Here's the science.