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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

Leg Day Observer

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.

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Intermediate lifters: Why the awkward stage of strength can mean freedom

Knowing even if you're an intermediate weight lifter is half the challenge.

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Weight lifting progress: What to do when you're ready to level up

Progress becomes more complicated when you're no longer a beginner — but the next stage is more fun.

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A beginner's guide to weight lifting: How to get started and what to expect

The choice is easy and there’s no downside.

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Deload weeks: Why rest can be as important as exercise

Rest doesn't need to be a dirty word.

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What a superstar marathoner can teach powerlifters about gear

Gear can be endless.

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Vegan powerlifting is the next chapter of a protein-dominated sport

A meat and potatoes discipline can survive without the meat.

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What new weightlifters need to know about strength training programs

With much of training built on improving and peaking, some lifters can get left out in the cold.

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Male brains show a chaotic aging process compared to females

Animal brains reveal aging differences in male and female brains.

Longevity hacks

Longevity hack: Study supports an extra workout perk from coffee

Coffee before exercise helps you feel the burn (literally).

'roid age

Weight lifters’ brains reveal one unexpected side effect of steroids

Long-term use of performance-boosting substances can make brains look old beyond their years.

man snacks

6 foods that boost men’s health

Leg Day Observer

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

All exercises contain three phases of movements.

fresh shave

A condition thought only to affect women may cause male-pattern baldness

No ovaries needed.

Stress less

Managing ADHD at work: Symptoms, tips, and is it a disability?

We asked the experts.

Leg Day Observer

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.

Money Mind

Does testosterone make you selfish? New study illuminates the brain’s role

Brain scans reveal a novel explanation.

Bad boost

Performance-boosting steroids are even worse than scientists realized

Steroids have one long-term downside.

Mind and Body

How jobs and gender influence how much alcohol you drink

New research gives a snapshot of specific groups of people who may be more at risk for alcohol abuse.

Leg Day Observer

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