Out of control cortisol can make building muscle harder and lead to muscle atrophy when dieting. Here's how to keep it in check.
To build muscle at an optimal rate, you need to consume extra calories. But how many? Here's an easy formula to use.
Two studies tell us the truth about grip width and whether pulling to the chest or the neck works better.
Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.
There's a halo of health around them, but are natural flavors any better than artificial flavors? You may be surprised.
A new study shows that GVT, 10 sets of 10, doesn't work as well as another set/rep scheme.
Are people who do group fitness classes happier than solo lifters? Here's what science says.
What's best, sticking to your program no matter what, or mixing it up based on how you feel that day? Here's what science says.
People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.
It turns out that whole grains are hugely anti-inflammatory. Here's the science.
It depends on how long you've been lifting and a few other things. Here's the breakdown of what you can expect.
Muscle-ups might just be the best upper-body exercise around. Here's how to do your first one, plus 10 advanced variations.
How much protein should you eat? It depends on a few factors. Check out the guidelines here.
Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.
You know that food allergy that causes you bloating, headaches, or lethargy? It's probably your fault, not the food's fault. Here's why.
This bodyweight move not only builds your forearms, it's a great way get ready for serious gymnastic-based training.
How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.
Most training programs focus on adding weight to the bar, but the best way to add muscle is to focus on volume. Here why and how to do it.
Want more muscle? Trigger protein synthesis often. Here's how.
Is it time for a bulking phase? Are you sure? Here's an easy guideline to follow.
Sometimes the rules need to be rewritten. Here are eight supposedly wrong things that work great for these experts.
Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.
Your hips are designed to be mobile and powerful. So train them that way. Here's how.
The evidence is strong that it burns fat, too. Here's the science.
They can get annoying to other people sometimes, but science says they can also help you get lean. Check it out.