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Olympic weightlifting 2021: How to become a fan, before it’s too late

The Tokyo Games may be the Olympics’ last waltz with the barbell. Here’s how to watch it.

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How to choose the right weight lifting shoes

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How sore is too sore? What every weight lifter needs to know

While soreness can be brutal, it’s not exactly pain.

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Why are weightlifters so short? The height-lifting connection, explained

Is it better for weightlifters to be tall or short? The answer is more complicated than you think.

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Why butts are the “Trojan horse” way to get healthy

Don't underestimate the butt.

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Bodyweight workouts: How to skip the gym and still get fit

These no (or very minimal) equipment workouts can still get you strong.

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Why weight lifters need to pay more attention to their feet

A foot can't grow like a bicep, but it can become stronger.

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Need to take a weight lifting break? Use these ‘eccentric’ exercises instead

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

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Can you lift weights too much? How to get stronger, sustainably

In a technical sense, it’s impossible to lift too much. But over time it’s unavoidable.

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How to solve the muscle problem that’s coming for us all

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Can athletes weight lift too much? Tom Brady’s workouts trigger a debate

Most in the NFL workout with serious weight — except the league's most famous player.

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How to keep weight lifting, even when life gets in the way

You can create a workout plan compatible with your schedule.

Man power

Study debunks one of the most damaging myths about men and testosterone

“This is demythologizing the idea.”

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The scientific reason why Olympians are embracing this new fitness trend

“Literally every single day of the Olympics, I've had calls.”

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Imposter syndrome: The one vital question men have to ask themselves

Here’s how to identify what you may be experiencing, what causes it, and what to do next.

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The one vasectomy side-effect men don’t expect

“Several times things got so severe that I broke down in a kind of panic.”

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How to choose the right weight lifting shoes

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Alcohol especially increases the risk of cancer for one group, study reveals

New research suggests alcohol is behind 4 percent of 2020 cancer cases.

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Male and female bodies respond differently to intermittent fasting

Here's what we know so far.

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Scientists propose new theory for why music is a critical part of exercise

Music helped people “perform to the same level as when they were not mentally fatigued.”

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There’s "one simple phrase" experts say works on conspiracy theorists

What to do when your friend has been radicalized.

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Questioning masculinity can make you happier and smarter

The data is clear: rigid ideas about gender can be terrible for your mental health.

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How sore is too sore? What every weight lifter needs to know

While soreness can be brutal, it’s not exactly pain.

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How to figure out if you’re ready to be a dad

Fatherhood is often portrayed as something that just happens to a man. But it's a decision that deserves serious thought.