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What are good weight lifting benchmarks? The science of milestones, explained

We all train to get somewhere, even if we don’t know where to.

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What time should you eat to gain muscle? The complex science, explained

Does meal timing affect muscle growth? Here’s what you need to know.

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Is coffee before workouts good or bad? The benefits of caffeine, explained

Leg Day Observer

How to get good at exercise: The secret is right in front of you

Here are the exercises to try again.

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Upper body strength: The exercises and stretches you need to try

Too many “leg days”? Here’s how to catch up your upper body.

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Does sprint training increase strength? What weight lifters need to know

Sprint training should be viewed as a type of strength training.

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Exercises for better posture: 2 hacks lifters should try now

Here's how weight lifters can improve one critical feature, their posture, and why that's critical for strength.

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Best stretching exercises: Why lifting is about more than strength

Here's how weight lifters can improve through mobility work and stretching.

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Is grip strength important for weight lifting? 3 facts you need to know

Here's how to improve one of the most important elements of weight lifting.

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Why gaining weight when lifting weights isn’t a problem

Here are three questions weight lifters need to ask.

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The one piece of equipment you need to achieve strength, cardio, and health

Kettlebells are a deceptively simple way to get fit.

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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.

Booze Blues

Study discovers a key gender difference in how people react to stress and alcohol

Tempted to drink when stressed? This is for you.

come, again?

Scientists challenge hormone theory of why men need to wait for round two

How is this still a mystery?

Maybe pass

Vaping nicotine may cause a sexual-health side effect in men — study

Sorry, guys.

Divination

Scientists link 2 gut microbes to hormone-fueled cancer

Treatment-resistant cancer may be driven — at least in part — by the makeup of the gut microbiome.

Leg Day Observer

How to get good at exercise: The secret is right in front of you

Here are the exercises to try again.

Leg Day Observer

Upper body strength: The exercises and stretches you need to try

Too many “leg days”? Here’s how to catch up your upper body.

Culture

Sad Dads: The battle to recognize postpartum depression in new fathers

This is an excerpt from Fatherhood: A Comprehensive Guide to Birth, Budgeting, Finding Flow, and Becoming a Happy Parent.

Leg Day Observer

Does sprint training increase strength? What weight lifters need to know

Sprint training should be viewed as a type of strength training.

Covid-19

Myocarditis and Covid-19 vaccines: A cardiologist says what you need to know

The jury's still out about one specific population.

Gut check

Scientist identify a complex link between gut bacteria and prostate cancer

A widely used treatment for advanced prostate cancer can be thwarted by gut microbiota.

Detox

Doctors say how to untangle mental and sexual health

Medical professionals unravel the complex link between sexual and mental health.

Leg Day Observer

Exercises for better posture: 2 hacks lifters should try now

Here's how weight lifters can improve one critical feature, their posture, and why that's critical for strength.

Longevity Hack

Scientists identify how many hours to eat a day to optimize longevity

Maintaining an eating schedule may help safeguard your long-term health.

Detox

What mental health experts say people get wrong about divorce

Is a “painless” divorce possible? Experts say that’s the wrong question.

toxic

These everyday household chemicals may explain why you can't lose weight

Your soda addiction may be sabotaging your weight-loss goals — but not for the reason you think.

know yourself

Male infertility is on the rise, experts say. Here’s what you need to know.

Male infertility is more complex and common than you might think.