You might want to think twice before you rush to slug down another post-workout smoothie. Your pre-workout routine of oatmeal and fruit? It might not be helping in the way you think. And the extra BCAAs you’re drinking during your workout? The real impact is likely only on how much money you have in your […]
The rules of hunger are oftentimes misunderstood. This breakfast recipe will not only keep you fuller for longer, but it also provides the formula to increase satiety (and energy) at any meal.
High-intensity interval training (AKA “HIIT”) has been a popular training method for years. It’s effective and time-efficient. But, as time has gone on, the methods you see being labeled as “HIIT” are getting farther away from the science that proved the effectiveness of these types of routines. Just because the high intensity is good, doesn’t […]
Recently we received the following question from a reader: “I’ve always thought that adding muscle speeds up your metabolism. But then I read this isn’t correct. So what’s the truth: Does increasing your muscle mass really increase your metabolism?” -Phil, Vancouver For as long as I can remember, a lot of people have believed that […]
Here’s what research does — and doesn’t — say about the effects of milk on your health, and how to tell whether milk is actually doing your body any good.
Underrated and underused, resistance band exercises can upgrade your workout without needing weights. Here’s how to use them to build more muscle, improve flexibility, and upgrade your workout.
Deadlifts benefit every gender and goal. They build full-body strength and muscle, and according to research, can even fix back pain. Here’s a guide to help you master the move in no time.
Want to know the truth about the 7-minute workout? Discover why the top muscle researcher in the world says the findings are misleading.
The problem with most diets isn’t that they’re bad—it’s that they’re a bad fit for you. Set yourself up for success with this guide to finding a diet that matches your body, preferences, and real-life demands you face every day.
Guess what? Odds are your workout plan isn’t designed for your body. This 3-step assessment (and sample plans) will personalize your approach for faster progress, fewer injuries, and better results.
Should multivitamins be part of your daily routine? Here’s what research says is the right approach for your body — and how to find one that’s worth buying.
Daily weigh-ins can drive you crazy—all because of information that’s flawed in the first place. If losing weight or gaining muscle is your goal, here’s how you can make real progress toward your goals.