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You're Fat. Asians Aren't. Here's Why.

The myths stop here. Here's what you can and can't learn from Asian cultures about health and longevity. You may be surprised.

Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

Why Are You Competing?

It's time to stop playing pretend physique competitor and get real.

Whey vs. Casein: The Real Story

Whey protein has some benefits, but casein is a better muscle builder, a better strength builder, and even a better fat burner. Here's why.

When it Comes to Squats, Easier Doesn't Work

There are easier, more fun ways to squat than below parallel. Trouble is, they don't work.

What's the Best Diet for Losing Fat?

What's best, a low carb, ketogenic diet, or one that's more balanced? Here’s what science has to say.

Westside Wisdom

The godfather of powerlifting talks about Max Effort, Dynamic Effort, explosiveness, box squats, and more!

Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

Vegans Suck at Science. Here's The Proof.

Ignore the vegans and their bad science. Here's the truth about meat, cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and the environment.

Ugly Ab Training

Forget about trying to build pretty abs with crunches. Instead, build nasty-strong abs and they'll look great too. Here's how.

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  • Traps Are the New Abs

    Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

    Total Core Training for Lifters

    To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

    Total Body Training

    Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

    Total Athleticism: The Workout

    Strong. Fast. Agile. Crank up your awesomeness with this simple, challenging workout strategy.

    Top 6 Challenge Workouts

    It's time to see what you're really made of. These deceptively simple workouts build muscle, burn fat, and increase overall fitness... fast.

    Top 5 Exercises for Real World Performance

    Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.

    Top 10 Deadlifting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

    When a guy who can pull 800 pounds in his sleep talks deadlifting, you'd better listen up and take notes.

    Today's Lifters Are Snowflakes

    The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.

    Tip: You're Missing This Protein

    Achy joints, digestive problems, difficulties losing fat, and even lousy hair might all be caused by a deficiency of this protein.

    Tip: You're Doing Lateral Raises Wrong

    It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.

    Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

    When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.

    Tip: Why You Must Push Press

    It's one of the most powerful and athletic moves you can do. Here's what you need to know about it.

    Tip: Why Lifters Have Healthier Hearts Than Runners

    For heart health, you have to do lots of cardio, right? Not really. Here's the surprising new science.

    Tip: Whole Foods vs. Protein Powders

    Some people like to say that protein supplements are inferior to whole-food protein sources. But what does science say? Check this out.