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  • May 2017

  • Podcast #111: Greg Nuckols on the Best Way to Get Jacked
  • How Often Should I Work Out?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Daniel R.
  • 10 Grapefruit Recipes Every Fruit Lover Needs to Try
  • Podcast #110: Scott Carney on the Surprising Benefits of Cold Exposure
  • How to Find the Best Deadlift Grip For You
  • 10 Ground Bison Recipes That Beat Chicken Any Day
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jill A.
  • Podcast #109: Shawn Stevenson on how to get the best sleep of your life
  • Why Is the Fitness Game Worth Playing?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Liz T.
  • Is Milk Bad For You? What 30 Studies Have to Say
  • Podcast #108: How Nick Cheadle uses social media to build a thriving fitness business
  • April 2017

  • The Definitive Guide to the "Push Pull Legs" Routine
  • When You Can Do This, You Can Do Anything
  • Muscle for Life Success: Josh D.
  • 10 of the Best High-Protein & Low-Carb Recipes On the Internet
  • How Long Does It Take to Get Six-Pack Abs?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Kristina G.
  • If You Can Change Your Body, You Can Change Your Life
  • These 10 Twice-Baked Potato Recipes Will Blow Your Mind
  • Muscle for Life Success: Matan R.
  • Success Isn't Always What You Think
  • March 2017

  • Podcast #107: Helping people, building a brand, and my biggest lessons learned
  • The Absolute Best Way to Improve Your Muscle Definition
  • Muscle for Life Success: Alice S.
  • 10 of the Best Chicken Salad Sandwich Recipes I’ve Seen
  • Muscle for Life Success: Nital J.
  • 10 Canned Salmon Recipes You’ll Want to Eat Every Week
  • How to Get Bigger and Stronger Triceps in Just 30 Days
  • Muscle for Life Success: Hunter L.
  • 10 Healthy and Creative Ham Salad Recipes That You’ll Love
  • Podcast #106: Bret Contreras on understanding nutrition & exercise science
  • Muscle for Life Success: Beau L.
  • February 2017

  • How to Use Energy Balance to Lose Fat & Gain Muscle
  • Podcast #105: Jeff Nippard on building your best butt ever
  • Muscle for Life Success: Alex R.
  • Podcast #104: Paul Revelia on how to keep making progress after your “newbie gains”
  • Muscle for Life Success: Donte P.
  • The "Secret" to Losing Your Face Fat and Double Chin
  • 10 Tuna Casserole Recipes That Are Love at First Bite
  • Muscle for Life Success: Andrew C.
  • Podcast #103: James Krieger on the truth about eating grains
  • The #1 Unspoken Rule of Success
  • 10 Quick & Creative Gluten-Free Recipes You'll Flip Over
  • 5 Studies Answer: Should You Use a Weightlifting Belt?
  • 10 Dieting Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Eat
  • January 2017

  • Muscle for Life Success: Kendrick T.
  • The Easy Way to Find and Fix Muscle Imbalances
  • 10 Hard-Boiled Egg Recipes You Need to Try
  • Muscle For Life Success: Kathy V.
  • Podcast #102: Menno Henselman on how genetics influence muscle building
  • 10 Healthy Curry Recipes That Are Ridiculously Good
  • Muscle for Life Success: Caine F.
  • This Is the Last Lower Body Workout You’ll Ever Need
  • Something to Love About Fitness: You Can't Slide By on Bullshit
  • Muscle For Life Success: Darick C.
  • 10 Simple Ways to Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet
  • 10 Homemade Candy Recipes That Aren't Just Full of Sugar
  • December 2016

  • Muscle for Life Success: Jim T.
  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
  • Muscle for Life Success: Arsenio A.
  • Podcast #101: Interview with Alberto Nunez on finding & fixing muscle imbalances
  • 10 Healthy Latte Recipes That You Can Make at Home
  • If You Think "Clean Eating" Is Stupid, You're Doing It Wrong
  • Muscle for Life Success: Elliott B.
  • This Is The Last Upper Body Workout You'll Ever Need
  • 10 Macaroni and Cheese Recipes That Make the Ultimate Side
  • Muscle for Life Success: Eric S.
  • 10 Creative Cornbread Recipes That Are Crazy Good
  • How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs in 3 Simple Steps
  • November 2016

  • Muscle for Life Success: Preston Pilgrim
  • Podcast #100: Jeff Alberts on how to get and stay fit at any age
  • 10 Quick & Creative Green Bean Recipes From Around the Web
  • Can Intuitive Eating Help You Get the Body You Really Want?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Sarah Phipps
  • 10 Easy High-Protein Dinner Recipes That You Need to Try
  • How to Gain Weight Faster in 5 Simple Steps (And Without Just Getting Fat)
  • The Best Way to Warm Up For Your Workouts
  • Muscle for Life Success: Caleb H.
  • Podcast #99: Interview with Sohee Lee on important fitness habits & mindsets
  • 20 Delicious Burrito Recipes That Beat Chipotle Every Time
  • My New-and-Improved Cookbook Is Here! And Check Out These Giveaway Prizes!
  • How to Lose Weight Faster in 5 Simple Steps
  • Muscle for Life Success: Xavier M.
  • 20 Microwave Recipes That Are Delicious and Nutritious (Yup!)
  • How to Get Rid of Stomach Bloating in 5 Simple Steps
  • The Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Soylent
  • October 2016

  • Muscle for Life Success: Lance W.
  • Podcast #98: Interview with Andrea Valdez on how to find a coach worth hiring
  • 20 Quick Breakfast Ideas to Start the Day Right
  • How to Track Your Body Composition in 3 Simple Steps
  • Does Electrical Muscle Stimulation Work? What the Science Actually Says
  • Muscle for Life Success: Daniel K.
  • 20 Easy Crock-Pot Recipes That You Might Fall in Love With
  • How to Get Abs in 3 Simple Steps That Anyone Can Do
  • Animal Protein vs. Plant Protein: Which Is Best for Building Muscle?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Rich F.
  • Podcast #97: Interview with Lyle McDonald on how women can improve fat loss
  • 20 Quick and Healthy Dessert Recipes That Taste Glorious
  • How to Lose Stubborn Fat Faster in 5 Simple Steps
  • What 7 Studies Say About Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss
  • Muscle for Life Success: Rachel M.
  • 20 Easy Lunch Recipes That Are Way Better Than Fast Food
  • How to Get Bigger and Stronger Shoulders in Just 30 Days
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jesse S.
  • Podcast #96: Eric Helms on the science of preparing for a natural bodybuilding show
  • September 2016

  • How to Get a Bigger and Stronger Back in Just 30 Days
  • What Is a "Healthy Gut" and How Do You Get One?
  • 20 Vegetable Smoothies That You'll Actually Want to Drink
  • Muscle for Life Success: Shay B.
  • How to Get Bigger and Stronger Legs in Just 30 Days
  • 20 Healthy Pasta Salad Recipes You'll Want to Serve Tonight
  • How to Use Rest-Pause Training to Gain Muscle Faster
  • Muscle for Life Success: Tom D.
  • Podcast #95: How Lisa transformed her physique & doubled her strength in 9 months
  • How to Make Perfect Pancakes That Hit the Spot Every Time
  • 20 Protein Pudding Recipes That You'll Want to Eat Every Day
  • Muscle for Life Success: Brad M.
  • How to Get Bigger and Stronger Biceps in Just 30 Days
  • 20 Healthy Cookie Recipes That Make the Perfect Treat
  • Muscle for Life Success: Josh B
  • August 2016

  • How to Cure Your Bloated Stomach in 6 Easy Steps
  • 20 Low-Carb Bread Recipes That Taste Amazing
  • Muscle for Life Success: Marc A.
  • MFL Podcast 94: Live Q&A: Concurrent training, vegetarian muscle building, refeeding, and more…
  • How to Cook the Perfect Steak in 5 Easy Steps
  • 20 Surprisingly Low-Fat Recipes That Won't Disappoint You
  • Muscle for Life Success: Sean C.
  • How to Get a Bigger and Rounder Butt in Just 30 Days
  • 20 Super-Satisfying Snacks That Are Under 250 Calories
  • Muscle for Life Success: Lisa J.
  • MFL Podcast 93: Dr. Matt Fontaine on the easiest ways to prevent injury & optimize performance
  • The 7 Best Lower Back Stretches for Tightness and Pain
  • These 20 Post-Workout Meals Will Hit the Spot Every Time
  • Muscle for Life Success: Kevin M
  • What 14 Studies Say About Brown Rice vs. White Rice
  • These 20 Quesadilla Recipes Are Super Easy & Delicious
  • July 2016

  • MFL Podcast 92: Interview with Mark Rippetoe on the good, bad and ugly of sport training
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jason T.
  • The Beginner's Guide to the Low-FODMAP Diet
  • 20 Genius Ways to Eat Nutella (Without Ruining Your Diet)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Ivan C.
  • 20 Overnight Oats Recipes to Brighten Up Your Mornings
  • Want to Look Strong? Then You Want to Deadlift (and Here's Why)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Allan N.
  • MFL Podcast 91: Mark Rippetoe on training for strength vs. "aesthetics"
  • How to Get a Bigger and Stronger Chest in Just 30 Days
  • 20 Quick & Creative Smoothie Recipes That Are Crazy Good
  • Muscle for Life Success: Eric B.
  • How to Get More Vascular in 4 (Mostly) Easy Steps
  • 20 Healthy Late Night Snacks for When Cravings Strike
  • Muscle for Life Success: Josh S.
  • MFL Podcast 90: NYT bestselling author John Romaniello on living our hero's journey
  • June 2016

  • The Beginner's Guide to Carb Cycling for Weight Loss
  • 20 Healthy Shrimp Recipes You Have to Try This Summer
  • How to Cook the Best Rice You've Ever Had
  • Muscle for Life Success: Mynor M.
  • 20 Next-Level Strawberry Recipes You Need to Try
  • This Is the Definitive Guide to Micronutrients
  • Muscle for Life Success: Paul B.
  • MFL Podcast 89: Interview with author and trainer Mike Vacanti from OnTheRegimen.com
  • 20 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes That Blow Away Store-Bought Junk
  • How to Accurately Measure Your Body Fat Percentage
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jarod S.
  • 20 Omelet Recipes to Kickstart Your Day
  • May 2016

  • What 17 Studies Say About Increasing Your Testosterone Naturally
  • Muscle for Life Success: Kevin K.
  • 20 Healthy No-Bake Dessert Recipes That Will Satisfy Every Time
  • Do You Make These 5 Cheat Meal Mistakes?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Alan L.
  • MFL Podcast 88: Live Q&A: Third party lab testing, new digital courses, street workouts, and more…
  • 20 Delicious Wrap Recipes from Around the Web
  • The Best Pregnancy Exercises for a Fit and Fabulous You (and Baby!)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Sean K.
  • What Are Healthy and Unhealthy Body Fat Percentages?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Gregory M.
  • 20 Easy and Delicious Crepe Recipes That Anyone Can Make
  • Does Protein Timing Really Matter for Building Muscle?
  • April 2016

  • MFL Podcast 87: All about body fat percentage - how to measure, what's healthy & not, & more...
  • 20 Healthy Quinoa Recipes That You'll Flip Over
  • How to Use the Thermic Effect of Food to Boost Your Metabolism
  • 20 Low-Fat Desserts That Will Actually Fit Your Macros
  • Muscle for Life Success: Mike M.
  • 20 Healthy Ramen Recipes That Are Delicious and Delightful
  • This Is the Definitive Guide to Vegan Bodybuilding Every Plant Eater Needs
  • Muscle for Life Success: Ira C.
  • MFL Podcast 86: Which "muscle building supplements" work and which don't?
  • 20 Healthy Mac and Cheese Recipes That You Can Actually Eat
  • Are Compound Exercises Better Than Isolation Exercises?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Vince J.
  • March 2016

  • 20 Healthy & Delicious Seafood Recipes You'll Love to Eat
  • How to Cook the Best Chicken Breast You've Ever Had
  • Meal Prep Made Easy: How to Make the Perfect Meal Prep
  • 20 Hidden Veggie Recipes That Make "Clean Eating" Amazing
  • The Definitive Guide to Effective Meal Planning
  • Muscle for Life Success: Daniel V.
  • MFL Podcast 85: How Jordan lost 50 pounds and gained muscle and strength
  • 20 Lean Steak Recipes That Really Sizzle
  • The Absolute Easiest Way to Get Stronger (Immediately!)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Albino T.
  • MFL Podcast 84: Live Q&A: Muscle imbalances, gym pet peeves, barbell vs dumbbell, & more...
  • 20 Healthy Sweet Snacks That Will Keep You Energized
  • How Much Food You Need to Gain Weight (and How to Eat It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Graham H.
  • MFL Podcast 83: Ru Anderson on how to master your habits (and thus your life)
  • 20 Healthy Chicken Recipes That You'll Be Excited to Eat
  • The Ultimate Fitness Plan for Women
  • February 2016

  • How Much Sodium Per Day Is Good (and Bad) For You?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Brandon P.
  • MFL Podcast 82: Tips for teen weightlifting and bodybuilding (age, diet, training, do's and dont's, etc.)
  • 20 Healthy Cheesecake Recipes That You'll Love Me For
  • Don't Hire a Personal Trainer Until These Questions Are Answered
  • The Ultimate Bodyweight Workout Routine
  • Muscle for Life Success: Tara Z.
  • MFL Podcast 81: Why most multivitamins are crap (and how to know what isn't)
  • 20 of the Best One-Pot Dishes You Can Make
  • Books of the Month: Magic Words, Predictably Irrational, Hooked, and More...
  • How to Know If Greens Supplements Are Right For You
  • 20 Desserts Under 250 Calories That You Need to Try
  • What Are the Best Exercises to Lose Weight?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Iain S.
  • MFL Podcast 80: The no-BS truth about building a profitable business
  • 20 Healthy Quiche Recipes That You'll Want to Eat Every Day
  • The Best Way to Gain Muscle Without Getting Fat
  • How to Not Suck at Spotting in the Gym
  • January 2016

  • Muscle for Life Success: Pedro R.
  • MFL Podcast 79: Live Q&A: Artificial sweeteners, weight gainer shakes, "healthy" drinking, and more...
  • 20 Sizzling Steak Recipes You Won’t Be Able to Resist
  • The Definitive Guide to Intermittent Fasting
  • How Many Grams of Fat Should You Eat Per Day?
  • MFL Podcast 78: How to build a career in the fitness industry
  • 20 Low-Calorie Apple Desserts That Feel Like Indulgences
  • How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat...at the Same Time
  • Should You Put Butter In Your Coffee?
  • Book of the Month: Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr
  • 20 Indian Recipes That Will Wow Your Taste Buds
  • The Easiest Cardio Workout You Can Do (That Actually Works)
  • The Definitive (and Practical) Guide to Muscle Hypertrophy
  • 20 Healthy Protein Shake Recipes That You Have to Try
  • 7 Proven Ways to Sleep Better Than Ever Before
  • December 2015

  • 20 Thai Food Recipes That Bring Culture to Your Kitchen
  • How to Eat Healthy and Actually Enjoy It (Really!)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Justin C.
  • MFL Podcast 77: Live Q&A: How fast can you gain fat, dealing with haters, 2016 plans, and more...
  • 20 Meatless High-Protein Recipes That You've Got to Try
  • The Simple Science of Losing Belly Fat...For Good
  • How to Get Rid of (and Prevent) Stretch Marks
  • Muscle for Life Success: Mark D.
  • 20 Decadent Chocolate Desserts That Will Blow Your Mind
  • Which Form of Creatine is Most Effective?
  • How to Create the Ultimate Muscle Building Workout
  • Muscle for Life Success: Daniel N.
  • Books of the Month: The War of Art, Delivering Happiness, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 76: Dr. Spencer Nadolsky on drugs and medical issues that prevent weight loss
  • 20 Healthy Cajun Recipes That Bring New Orleans to You
  • How to Improve Flexibility and Mobility for Squatting
  • November 2015

  • How to Prevent Unhealthy Weight Gain During Pregnancy
  • Muscle for Life Success: Tyler M.
  • 20 Sugar-Free Desserts That You Won't Believe Are Healthy
  • Water Retention and Weight Loss: You Can Lose Fat, But Not Weight?
  • A Simple and Accurate Weight Loss Calculator (and How to Use It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Nick B.
  • MFL Podcast 75: The post-workout supplements that do and don't work
  • 20 Cheap & Healthy Dinners That Will Hit the Spot Every Time
  • Why High-Intensity Interval Training Is Best For Weight Loss
  • A Simple and Accurate One-Rep Max Calculator (and How to Use it)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Janel B.
  • MFL Podcast 74: The good, bad, and ugly of protein powders
  • 20 Delicious Spanish Recipes For the Ultimate Fiesta
  • The Absolute Best (and Worst) Supplements for Muscle Growth
  • A Simple and Accurate Macronutrient Calculator (and How to Use It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Dan R.
  • MFL Podcast 73: How to avoid and break through plateaus
  • 20 Healthy Pancake Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind
  • The 3-Step Skinny Fat Solution
  • A Simple and Accurate TDEE Calculator (and How to Use It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Chris T.
  • October 2015

  • MFL Podcast 72: October "Red Ranger" Live Q&A (in My Halloween Costume!)
  • 20 Healthy Muffin Recipes That Make Awesome Snacks
  • The Truth About Protein Absorption: How Often You Should Eat Protein to Build Muscle
  • A Simple and Accurate BMR Calculator (and How to Use It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Marsha M.
  • MFL Podcast 71: What makes a good pre workout supplement?
  • 20 Pot Roast Recipes That Take Comfort Food to a New Level
  • Get Strong Fast With the 5/3/1 Strength Training Program
  • The Big Problem With Visceral Fat (and How to Lose It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Carter G.
  • Books of the Month: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Benjamin Franklin, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 70: Which "fat burners" work and which don't
  • 20 Healthy Protein Bar Recipes So Good It Feels Wrong
  • Deadlifting For Dummies: 5 Tips for a PR Pull
  • How Much Water Should I Drink? A Simple & Science-Based Answer
  • Muscle for Life Success: Yvonne A.
  • MFL Podcast 69: Live Q&A: Proper form, lagging muscles, bulking tips, and more...
  • 20 Cottage Cheese Recipes That Breathe New Life Into This "Diet Food"
  • The Ultimate Back Workout: The Best Back Exercises for a Thick, Wide Back
  • 4 Rotator Cuff Exercises That You Should Be Doing (and Why)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jorel R.
  • The Ultimate Guide To Men's Grooming
  • September 2015

  • 20 Greek Recipes That’ll Give Your Meal Plans a Mediterranean Kick
  • The Ultimate Leg Workout: The Best Leg Exercises for Big Wheels
  • 3 Ways to Use Myofascial Release to Reduce Pain and Improve Performance
  • Muscle for Life Success: Harry B.
  • MFL Podcast 68: When to deload/rest and why
  • 20 Healthy Salmon Recipes That Are Easy to Make and Oh-So-Good
  • The Ultimate Arms Workout: The Best Arm Exercises for Big Guns
  • The #1 Reason "Fat Burning Foods" Don't Work (and What Does)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Chad M.
  • MFL Podcast 67: Interview with Ben Coomber on "diet wars," under-recovering, and more...
  • 20 Pudding Recipes That’ll Make Sweet Love to Your Sweet Tooth
  • The Ultimate Chest Workout: Chest Exercises for Awesome Pecs
  • When You Should Be Skipping Breakfast (and When You Shouldn't)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Leanne P.
  • MFL Podcast 66: Live Q&A: Training alone, reverse dieting, mini-cuts, and more...
  • Books of the Month: Elon Musk, The One Thing, Do Over, and More...
  • 20 Healthy Dinner Ideas for Two to Share with Your Sweetheart
  • The Ultimate Shoulder Workout: The Best Shoulder Exercises for Big Delts
  • The Best Diets and Workouts for Your Body Type
  • Muscle for Life Success: Emmett S.
  • MFL Podcast 65: What's the best workout split?
  • 20 Easy Chinese Recipes That’ll Have You Swearing Off Takeout For Good
  • August 2015

  • How to Effectively End and Prevent Joint Pain
  • Muscle for Life Success: Angela A.
  • MFL Podcast 64: How much and what types of cardio you should do
  • 20 Healthy PB2 Recipes That Will Change Your Life (Without Ruining Your Diet!)
  • How to Get Rid of (and Prevent) Shin Splints
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jeroen K.
  • MFL Podcast 63: Why you're not losing weight
  • 20 Cheap and Easy Banana Recipes to Try Today
  • How to Measure and Improve Your Body Composition
  • Muscle for Life Success: Adam M.
  • MFL Podcast 62: Chip Conley on creating peak experiences in business and life
  • 20 of the Best Italian Food Recipes I've Seen
  • 4 Strategies for Losing Stubborn Fat for Good
  • 7 Tips for Making Perfect Meal Plans for Weight Loss
  • Muscle for Life Success: Mario K.
  • 20 of the Best Sunday Brunch Recipes to Start the Day With
  • The Real Reason You Should Eat Protein Before Bed
  • Muscle for Life Success: Ben L.
  • July 2015

  • MFL Podcast 60: Live Q&A: Muscle:fat bulking expectations, CLA for fat loss, lifting plateaus, and more...
  • 20 Easy Mexican Recipes Perfect for Your Next Fiesta
  • How to Find the Best Protein Powder for Women
  • Is Red Meat Really as Bad For You as "They" Say?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Derek J.
  • MFL Podcast 59: All about abs, belly fat, and bloating
  • 20 Easy Cake Recipes You're Going To Love Me For
  • How the Afterburn Effect Actually Works (And Why It's Overrated)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Peter W.
  • The Lifting Guy's Guide to Dressing With Style
  • 20 Awesome Meatball Recipes From Around the World
  • The Ultimate Guide to the Military Press: The Key to Great Shoulders
  • Muscle for Life Success: Naief Q.
  • MFL Podcast 58: All things diet and meal planning
  • 20 of the Best Ice Cream Recipes You Can Make at Home
  • How to Get Rid of Loose Skin After Weight Loss
  • The Ultimate Ab Workouts: The 5 Best Ab Exercises for Getting a Six Pack
  • Muscle for Life Success: Samira B.
  • MFL Podcast 57: How often you should change exercises, sitting and your health, and more...
  • 20 Quick and Easy Scallop Recipes
  • June 2015

  • The Glycemic Index: Should You Even Care?
  • Muscle for Life Success: Gilson C.
  • MFL Podcast 56: Live Q&A: My upcoming supplements, recovering from injuries, strength vs aesthetics, and more!
  • 20 Juicy Burger Recipes That Meat Lovers Will Drool Over
  • How to Make the "If It Fits Your Macros" Diet Work For You
  • How to Prevent Overtraining With the Deload Week
  • Muscle for Life Success: Wyatt O.
  • MFL Podcast 55: Q&A Part 7: How TDEE changes when cutting & health effects of bulk/cut approach
  • 20 Donut Recipes You Have to Try to Believe
  • How to Create Effective Tabata Workouts
  • Muscle for Life Success: Eman F.
  • 20 Fajita Recipes to Love This Summer
  • The Top 5 Proven Ways to Build Bigger Muscles
  • Muscle for Life Success: Kenny M.
  • MFL Podcast 54: Georgie Fear on habit-based nutrition for staying lean
  • 20 No-Bake Cookie Recipes With a Healthy Twist
  • 6 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About Steroids
  • May 2015

  • Muscle for Life Success: Tony H.
  • MFL Podcast 53: Live Q&A: Gaining strength but not size, how long you should diet, and more!
  • 20 Easy Casserole Recipes You'll Never Get Sick Of
  • The Definitive Guide to Reverse Dieting
  • Muscle for Life Success: Steven G.
  • MFL Podcast 52: Interview with Armi Legge on clean eating, keeping your diet in check, and more!
  • 20 Delicious (and Low-Calorie!) Frozen Yogurt Recipes
  • The Best Butt Exercises for Building Head-Turning Glutes
  • Muscle for Life Success: Stephen S.
  • MFL Podcast 51: Interview with Scott Herman on Tough Mudder, breaking plateaus, and more!
  • 20 Ground Turkey Recipes You've Never Tried Before
  • How to Know Exactly How Many Carbs You Should Eat
  • Muscle for Life Success: Hector C.
  • MFL Podcast 50: Interview with Mark Divine on the mental game of getting fit
  • 20 Surprisingly Healthy Waffle Recipes
  • Failure Is Not Okay. Stop Celebrating It.
  • The Definitive Guide to Why You're Not Losing Weight
  • Muscle for Life Success: Luke M.
  • MFL Podcast 49: Dr. Spencer Nadolsky on testosterone, carbohydrates, and supplements
  • April 2015

  • 20 Healthy Ways to Eat More Spaghetti
  • Do Nitric Oxide Supplements Work? An Evidence-Based Review
  • Muscle for Life Success: Miro B.
  • MFL Podcast 48: Dell Farrell on biggest fitness lessons for women
  • 10 Squash Recipes That Will Make You Forget They're Healthy
  • How To Be A Real-Life Superhero
  • The Ultimate Guide to Bulking Up (Without Just Getting Fat)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jordan P.
  • MFL Podcast 47: Mark Rippetoe on making gains in your 40s and beyond
  • 10 Rice Recipes That Prove It's the Ultimate Healthy Grain
  • How I Use Calorie Cycling to Build Muscle and Stay Lean
  • Muscle for Life Success: Dom B.
  • MFL Podcast 46: Interview with Dr. Layne Norton on preserving muscle while cutting and more
  • The Top 5 Things All Women Need to Know About Working Out
  • Muscle for Life Success: Josh M.
  • MFL Podcast 45: Staying fit while traveling & advice from Buffett on setting goals
  • March 2015

  • The Great "Best Diet Plan" Hoax
  • Muscle for Life Success: Andrew M.
  • Introducing STACKED: A Workout App Actually Worth Using
  • 7 Healthy Stir-Fry Recipes That You Can Love Every Day
  • I Will Not Train Until My Gym Stops Playing Madonna
  • Stopped Losing Weight? Here's Why (and How to Fix It)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Vasilie C.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Tesla vs. Edison, Fingerprints of the Gods, House of Cards Playing Cards, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 44: Cutting calories when cutting, late-night carbs, training & soreness, & more...
  • 7 Healthy (and Delicious) Egg Recipes That Are Under 500 Calories
  • The Minimalist's Guide to the Best Shoes for Weightlifting
  • Muscle for Life Success: Matthew W.
  • MFL Podcast 43: New books...mini-bulks & cuts...and clinically effective trolling
  • 7 Simple But Savory Potato Recipes (and You've Got to Try the Casserole)
  • 7 "Easy" Weight Loss Tips That Actually Make Sense (and Work)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Julian S.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Neptune Smart Watch, Ca$hvertising, Bluetooth Call Recorder, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 42: Interview with author and scientist Brad Schoenfeld
  • 7 Healthy Popcorn Recipes That Make Mouthwatering Snacks
  • How to Stop Binge Eating (Even If You Love Food)
  • My New Books Are Finally Here (And You've Got to Check Out the Gifts & Prizes!)
  • February 2015

  • Muscle for Life Success: Alex H.
  • How to Make Fitness an Enjoyable Lifestyle
  • How to Change Your Body Weight Set Point
  • Muscle for Life Success: Dylan M.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Cue Health Tracker, Peak, Folding Bike, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 41: How to build muscle and lose fat at the same time
  • 3 Ways Supplement Companies Are Screwing You
  • How to Use Reverse Pyramid Training to Supercharge Your Workouts
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jay P.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Glow Headphones, AMPL Smart Backpack, Sullivan's Sluggers, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 40: Interview with Andrew Steele from DNAFit
  • 20 Delicious Chicken Recipes That You Need to Know About
  • 10 Proven Ways to Relax Your Muscles and Mind
  • Muscle for Life Success: Stephen B.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: NFL Bad Lip Reading, Legend of Zelda Monopoly, Floating Iron Man Toy, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 39: Q&A Part 6: Tendons and ligaments and lifting, cutting and strength loss, and shady supplements
  • 7 Healthy Oatmeal Recipes That Are Heaven in a Bowl
  • How to Increase Your Willpower Without Really Even Trying
  • The Definitive Guide on How to Build a Workout Routine
  • January 2015

  • Muscle for Life Success: Andrew L.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Homemade Bacon Kit, Underground Social Networking, Unplug & Play, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Grilled Cheese Recipes That Are Irresistibly Yummy
  • 5 Ways to Increase Productivity in 5 Minutes
  • 3 Calorie Counting "Secrets" Every Dieter Should Know
  • Muscle for Life Success: Thomas T.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Microsoft HoloLens, BBQ Crock Pot, Unbroken, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 38: How to prevent and overcome setbacks due to sickness, injury, time off, etc
  • Introducing the New Year New You Challenge: Get Fit and Win Cash!
  • 7 Healthy Dip Recipes That Are Absolutely Unbeatable
  • The Definitive Guide on How to Overcome Fatigue
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jenna H.
  • Should I Do a Quarterly Box?
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Stein on Writing, Jeni's Pint Club, Star Wars Onesies, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 37: Holiday "damage report," why I don't like "slow cutting," and more...
  • Why Searching For Motivation Is Keeping You Fat, Unhappy, and Stagnant
  • How Much Cardio You Should Do (and How Much Is Too Much)
  • Muscle for Life Success: Darren B.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Leaked Lightsaber Scene, Spin Remote, Smartcuts, and More...
  • 7 Crazy Delicious (and Healthy!) Greek Yogurt Recipes
  • How to Stop Food Cravings in 3 Easy Steps
  • The Top 4 Scientifically Proven Benefits of a High-Protein Diet
  • Muscle for Life Success: Delando B.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: The Raid, Zeiss VR One, Mini-Habits, and More...
  • December 2014

  • If It's Not a "Hell Yeah!" It's a "Hell No!"
  • The Top 40 Muscle for Life Articles of 2014
  • Muscle for Life Success: Maxwell H.
  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
  • 7 Easy Cupcake Recipes for Moist, Melt-In-Your-Mouth Desserts
  • The Champion's Prerogative
  • 7 Graphs That Explain Why People Are Fatter Than Ever
  • Muscle for Life Success: Gary L.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Honest Hobbit Trailer, Orange Chef, Promixx, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 36: Why I'm not on steroids, a "day in the life," and more...
  • The 7 Best Sweet Potato Recipes You've Probably Never Tried
  • Shut Up and Train (Or I Really Want to Get Fit But...)
  • The Absolute Best and Worst Ways to Build Muscle
  • Muscle for Life Success: Mark V.
  • 15 Affordable Fitness Gifts That People (and You!) Will Love
  • MFL Podcast 35: Q&A Part 5: Whole body recovery, cardio and muscle preservation, macro "flexibility," and more...
  • 7 Healthy Lasagna Recipes That Will Drive You Crazy (In a Good Way!)
  • "Secrets" Don't Work Unless You've Worked for Them
  • The Real Benefits and Disadvantages of Organic Food
  • Muscle for Life Success: Ryan E.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Mindless Eating, Wink Relay, Turn, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 34: Training and diet mistakes that stick you in a rut and the power of "mini-habits"
  • 7 Healthy Recipes Made With Beer (and the Stout Sloppy Joes is Killer)
  • The 3 Exercises That Build a "Godlike" Male Physique
  • The Definitive Guide to Leptin and Weight Loss
  • November 2014

  • Muscle for Life Success: Sam R.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Quadski, Cinema One, True Detective, and More...
  • 7 Easy Pork Chop Recipes to Try When You Get Bored of Chicken
  • 16 Destructive Things You Have to Stop Doing to Be Happy
  • 4 Caffeine Benefits & BS "Facts" That Justify Your Addiction
  • Muscle for Life Success: Andriy Y.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: 3D Printing Pen, Amazon Echo, Expert Level Coloring Book, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 33: Q&A Part 4: Flexible dieting tips, lifting and cardio, and female training
  • 7 Healthy Holiday Recipes That Still Feel Like Indulgences
  • The Easy Way to Stop Eating Junk Food
  • Why the Alkaline Diet is Flawed and Overrated
  • Muscle for Life Success: Jason S.
  • 8 Unusually Tasty Recipes Starring Seeds
  • MFL Podcast 32: Interview with Jimmy Smith on how to train for sports
  • Warning: You're Making Life Harder by Not Using Mini-Habits
  • Let Them Eat Wheat: Scientific Holes in the Wheat-Free Diet Craze
  • Muscle for Life Success: JP I.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Sony 3D Viewer, Bas Rutten O2 Trainer, Titin Force Shirt, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 31: Interview with Sohee Lee on metabolic adaptation, reverse dieting, and more...
  • 7 Diet Mistakes That Make It Damn Hard to Lose Weight, Build Muscle, and Feel Good
  • Muscle for Life Success: Corey N.
  • October 2014

  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Chainsaw Massacre Prank, Perfect Portions Food Scale, Memento, and More...
  • 7 Addictive Stew Recipes That Will Keep You Warm and Full This Winter
  • MFL Podcast 30: Q&A Part 3: Reverse pyramid training, genetic potential, organic food, and more...
  • Is the "Great Life" a Great Lie?
  • The Ultimate Guide to the Best Protein Powders: Whey, Casein, Egg, Soy, and More...
  • Muscle for Life Success: Alixia B.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Live Die Repeat, The Code Book, Kindle Voyage, and More...
  • 7 Exciting Pumpkin Recipes That Make For Some Delicious Holiday Meals
  • Why Masters Play the Long Game and Embrace the Difficult Years
  • Why You Probably Shouldn't Do Full-Body Workouts
  • Recipe of the Week: Homemade Fig Bars
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Withings Body Analyzer, Ronin 47 Motorcycle, The Game, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 29: Navy SEAL Mark Divine on cultivating mental toughness and the will to win
  • 5 Keys to Success That Get You Going, Keep You Moving, and Show You How to Win
  • 6 "Everyday" Weightlifting Mistakes That Keep People Small, Weak, and Frustrated
  • Recipe of the Week: Peach Melba Open-Face Brioche
  • Muscle for Life Success: Luke M.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Thug Kitchen, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., GoSun Solar Stove, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Kale Recipes That Go Way Beyond Boring Salads
  • MFL Podcast 28: Q&A Part 2: Sleep needs, future of MFL and Legion, my "past," and more...
  • How Training to Failure Can Help You Build More Muscle (And How It Can Hinder It Too)
  • Recipe of the Week: Honey-Vanilla Granola Clusters
  • Muscle for Life Success: Roman T.
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Axe Bat, Will it Waffle?, Aromafork, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Bread Recipes That Are Seriously Delicious and Nutritious
  • MFL Podcast 27: Interview with Mark Rippetoe on CrossFit, exercise science, strength potentials, and more...
  • September 2014

  • Why You Don't Have to Think You're Great to Do Great Work
  • The Definitive Guide to the Multivitamin Supplement: What Is and Isn't Worth Your Money and Why
  • Recipe of the Week: Homemade Ho Hos (Oh Ohs)
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Full Metal Jacket Jeep, 75 Years of Marvel, Downfall, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Chili Recipes That You Need In Your Life (You've Got to Try the First!)
  • MFL Podcast 26: Q&A Part 1: Body types, family cooking, multivitamin controversy, and more...
  • Why the Law of Large Numbers > Luck
  • The Best "Weight Loss Foods" (Thankfully) Aren't What You Think
  • Recipe of the Week: Breton Buckwheat Cake
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Destiny, World War Z, Swash, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Meatloaf Recipes That Breathe New Life Into This Classic Dish
  • MFL Podcast 25: Interview with David Esptein on genetics and physical abilities
  • How the Stockdale Paradox Can Change Your Life
  • Recipe of the Week: Honey-Granola Cookies
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Goldeneye, The Willpower Instinct, Firevision Football, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Taco Recipes That Are Too Good to Pass Up
  • MFL Podcast 24: Interview with Dr. Lee from Gene Solve on health optimization
  • The Struggle is the Way
  • What "They" Don't Want You to Know About "Net Carbs"
  • Recipe of the Week: Homemade Maraschino Cherries
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Phantom Quadcopter, Indie Game: The Movie, Coffee Cubes, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Salsa Recipes That Make Just About Everything Taste Better
  • Have Questions? I Have Answers! First-Ever Reader Video Q & A!
  • The Problem With "Finding Your Passion"
  • August 2014

  • "Muscle Memory" is Real and Here's How It Works
  • Recipe of the Week: 'Nilla Wafers from Scratch
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Simply Genius Shower Thoughts, Fluent Forever, Hyperlapse, and More...
  • The Beyond Bigger Leaner Stronger eBook is Here!
  • Why Helping Others Is the Real Shortcut to Success
  • How Training Frequency Can Help or Hurt Your Muscle Growth
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Ciclotte, Daily Rituals, Office Space, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 23: Big mistakes that intermediate lifters make and finding the right "work-life balance"
  • The Great "Work-Life Balance" Dilemma
  • 8 Proven Ways to Break Through Weightlifting Plateaus
  • Introducing My Newest Book: Beyond Bigger Leaner Stronger!
  • Recipe of the Week: Bananas & Beets Brownie
  • Product Review: Waterfi Waterproofed Jawbone UP24
  • Always Think With Your Stick Forward
  • 7 "Healthy Habits" That Are Overrated or Even Unhealthy
  • Recipe of the Week: Frozen Pistachio Parfait
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Idiocracy, Navdy, The Sports Gene, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 22: 5 fitness mistakes that almost made me quit and Steve Martin's "secret to success"
  • The Refeed Day: When Dieting Should Include Overeating and Why
  • Confused About Muscle Confusion Workouts? Here Are the Straight Facts
  • 5 Vegetable Salad Recipes That Beat Boring Bowls of Lettuce
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Barcelona in "Flow-Motion," Starfleet Clock, Bigger Stronger Faster, and More...
  • July 2014

  • MFL Podcast 21: Interview with Kelly Starrett on the modern healthy lifestyle
  • Five Quick Tips For Staying Fit While Raising Kids
  • Why Rapid Weight Loss Is Superior to "Slow Cutting" (And How to Do It Right)
  • Recipe of the Week: Char Sui (Chinese BBQ Pork)
  • Product Review: Jaybird BlueBuds X Earbuds
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Shadow Divers, Headhunters, Sense Sleep Tracking, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Pizza Recipes That You Can Eat Guilt-Free
  • MFL Podcast 20: "If It Fits Your Macros" dieting and why I like being a "grinder"
  • The Art of Losing Like a Winner
  • The Definitive Guide to the "Fat Burner" Supplement: What Works and What Doesn't and Why
  • Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut-Lime Sauce
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Mega Hammock, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Slingbox M1, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Salad Recipes That Even Meat Eaters Like Me Can Love
  • MFL Podcast 19: Interview with Ben Greenfield on optimizing training, recovery, and health
  • The Simplest, Clearest, "Bite-Sized" Secret of Success That I Know
  • Why Time Under Tension is Overrated for Building Muscle (And What Matters More)
  • Recipe of the Week: Chicken Cacciatore
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Vesario Extreme Racing Simulator, Normal Earphones, Console Wars, and More...
  • Product Review: The Misfit Shine Activity Tracker
  • Why You Should Start With Why
  • How to Lose Body Fat and Not Muscle
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: '80s Game of Thrones, Garmin Approach S4, Panzer Commander, and More...
  • 7 Killer Barbecue Recipes for the Ultimate Backyard BBQ
  • MFL Podcast 18: Interview with Jordan Harbinger on the art of building confidence and relationships
  • The Simple Science of Effective (and Ineffective) Goal Setting
  • June 2014

  • Medium-Chain Triglycerides and Weight Loss: If It Sounds Too Good to Be True...
  • Recipe of the Week: Chicken Fettuccine With Mushrooms
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Water Hoverboard, The Jedi Doth Return, Ziiiro Saturn Watch, and More...
  • 5 Low-Fat Greek Yogurt Recipes That Are Better Than the Traditional Dishes
  • MFL Podcast 17: The right way to use "cheat meals" and the ridiculous side of the fitness culture
  • The Real Secret to Toughness Isn't What You Think
  • 5 Powerful Vitamin D Benefits That Make It a "Super-Vitamin"
  • Recipe of the Week: High-Protein Baked Raisin Oatmeal
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Titan Zeus TV, Philips AirFryer, Dune, and More...
  • 5 Paleo Diet Recipes That You'll Love Whether You're Paleo or Not
  • If This Isn't Nice, What Is?
  • The Definitive Guide to Mobility Exercises: Improve Flexibility, Function, and Strength
  • Recipe of the Week: Cherry Cinnamon Protein Blast
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: The Perfect Cheeseburger, Playstation TV, Band of Brothers, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 16: Why carb cycling isn't necessary and the importance of finishing what you begin...
  • If You're Not Going to Finish, Don't Even Begin
  • The Ultimate Calves Workouts for Quickly Adding Size and Strength
  • Recipe of the Week: Cran-Strawberry Popsicles
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Awkward Runners, Grass-Fed "Slim Jims," Think Like a Freak, and More...
  • 7 Deliciously Creative Sandwich Recipes That Make Great On-the-Go Meals
  • MFL Podcast 15: Training frequency and muscle growth and beating food cravings
  • The "Danger" of Thinking Big
  • The Definitive Guide to Why Low-Carb Dieting Sucks
  • May 2014

  • Cool Stuff of the Week: CrossFit Fails, Earth Cooler, Tomb Raider, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 14: Ryan Holiday on how to turn adversity into triumph
  • Whatever You Do In Life...Don't Forget Your Broom
  • Why and How I Use Fasted Cardio to Lose Fat as Quickly as Possible
  • Recipe of the Week: Cajun Pork Chop
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Blue Apron, Jawbone Up 24, Spyglass, and More...
  • MFL Podcast 13: Scott Herman on how to succeed in the fitness industry
  • Are You Crazy Enough to Make Things Happen?
  • Why a Gluten-Free Diet Is Unnecessary and Even Unhealthy
  • Recipe of the Week: Breaded Parmesan Pork Chop
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Rehband Knee Sleeves, The Mac + Cheese Cookbook, Casablanca, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Lunches for Work That You Can Even Enjoy Cold
  • MFL Podcast #12: Surprising sauna benefits, micronutrients and performance, and more...
  • 5 Powerful Habits That Build Your Self-Confidence
  • How to Count Calories Correctly for Effortless Weight Loss
  • Recipe of the Week: Pineapple Chicken
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Goldbely, OnePlus One, Monopoly: Walking Dead Edition, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Make You Love Your Crock Pot
  • Everyone "Knows" Targeted Fat Loss is Impossible...But Is It?
  • What Can 5 Epically Viral Videos Teach Us About Marketing?
  • How to Take Workout Supplements for Maximum Results
  • Recipe of the Week: Apple Cheddar Panini
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Nod, Robinhood (not the story), Beyond Training, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Salad Dressings For Making Outstanding Salads
  • April 2014

  • Why Not You?
  • 5 Simple Marketing "Hacks" That Will Win You More Customers
  • How Insulin Really Works: It Causes Fat Storage...But Doesn't Make You Fat
  • Recipe of the Week: Curry Potatoes and Cauliflower
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Linchpin, Battlestar Galactica, 360Fly Camera, and More...
  • 7 Gluten-Free Recipes That Taste Amazing
  • You'll Stop Worrying About Sugar After Reading This Article
  • Sun Tzu's "Heavy Ground" and Marketing Strategy
  • MFL Podcast #11: Why "clean eating" isn't everything and why patience is key
  • Recipe of the Week: Classic Cobb Salad
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: SITU Smart Food Scale, Powerqube, Bravo Two Zero, and More...
  • Me on the Art of Charm Podcast: Habit Mastery, BS Supplements, Low-T Nonsense, and More...
  • The Secret of "One-Sentence Persuasion"
  • Debunking the Myth of Weightlifting and Joint Problems
  • Recipe of the Week: Aussie Chicken
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Amazon Fire TV, HyperIce, Land Yacht, and More...
  • 7 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas That Take 30 Minutes or Less
  • 6 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Coffee
  • How to Improve Your Marketing with an Irresistible Offer
  • Why the BCAA Supplement is Overrated
  • Recipe of the Week: Lemon Rosemary Salmon Steaks
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Yonanas Ice Cream, Speedback GT, Rounders, and More...
  • 5 Ways to Know if a Fitness Guru is Full of Sh...
  • 3 Ways to Instantly Be More Productive
  • March 2014

  • Why "Clean Eating" Isn't the Key to Weight Loss or Muscle Growth
  • Recipe of the Week: Mexican Bean Dip
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Cards Against Humanity, The Wolf of Wall Street, Lotus C-01, and More...
  • 7 Creative Protein Powder Recipes That Beat Shakes Any Day
  • MFL Podcast #10: Keeping fitness fun and becoming your own coach
  • The Simple Business Plan That Works Every Time
  • Does Carb Backloading Work? A Scientific Review
  • Recipe of the Week: Orange Julius Protein Shake
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Sony Project Morpheus, Dropcam, Meditations, and More...
  • 7 Healthy Juice Recipes That Are Downright Delicious
  • Does Intermittent Fasting Work? 4 Myths Busted by Science
  • The Steve Martin Method of Achieving Your Goals
  • How to Build a Kick-Ass (and Affordable!) Home Gym
  • Recipe of the Week: Rum Bananas
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Supergeil, Airsoft Minigun, Dominion, and More...
  • The Zen of Achieving True Mastery
  • MFL Podcast #9: The legendary Ulisses Jr. on his biggest lessons learned
  • Get Workout Motivation: 7 Ways to Get Fired Up
  • Recipe of the Week: Extra Lean Turkey Meatballs
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Apple Car Play, Vikings, Nexus 7, and More...
  • 5 Healthy High-Protein Breakfast Recipes
  • 7 Powerful Ways to Increase Your Squat
  • The Principles of Persuasion: Authority Knows Best
  • The Definitive Guide to Pre-Workout Nutrition
  • MFL Podcast #8: WBFF Pro Bree Lind on staying fit like a pro (even while pregnant!)
  • Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Sweet Potato Pudding
  • February 2014

  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Ninja Sphere, Sherlock, Death Star Silicone Mold, and More...
  • The Mind-Muscle Connection: Mindfulness and Strength, Intensity, and Muscle Growth
  • 3 Strategies for Failing in Business and Life
  • 8 Proven Ways to Increase Your Deadlift
  • How to Avoid Jet Lag and Stay Fit
  • Recipe of the Week: Supremely Spicy Chili
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Game of Thrones, Callaway Big Bertha, Freakonomics, and More...
  • 11 Scientifically Proven Ways to Increase Your Bench Press
  • Can You Carry a Message to Garcia?
  • The Best Forearm Workouts to Increase Grip Strength
  • Recipe of the Week: Indian Curry Chicken
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Ferrari Cali T, Settlers of Catan, American Psycho, and More...
  • MFL Podcast #7: Interview with JC Deen: Building a great body and building a great life
  • 5 "Diet" Foods That Don't Help You Lose Weight
  • 10 Characteristics of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs
  • How to Boost Your Immune System and Beat Sickness Bugs
  • 7 Deliciously Healthy Soup Recipes You'll Absolutely Love
  • Recipe of the Week: Spiced Red Cabbage
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Killerspin Revolution SVR, Aeropress Coffee Maker, VeggieChop Food Chopper, and More...
  • Why You Should Fire Bullets Before Cannonballs
  • 9 Supplements That Suck and What to Take Instead
  • Recipe of the Week: Asparagus & Goat Cheese Pasta
  • January 2014

  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Ryno Microcycle, Old School Fightwear, Corsair Voyager Air, and More...
  • 5 Healthy Pasta Recipes That Will Blow Your Taste Buds Away
  • Are You a Fox or a Hedgehog?
  • Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Hummus
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Gym Stereotypes, Garmin Vivofit, Atlas Shrugged, and More...
  • 5 Healthy Whole-Food Pre-Workout Snacks
  • The Definitive Guide to Whey Protein
  • Why "Good Enough" Isn't Good Enough
  • How to Develop True Grit
  • Recipe of the Week: Classic Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Hublot Big Bang Unico, Samsung Galaxy Gear Watch, Sony 4K, and More...
  • 5 Healthy Dessert Recipes That You Have to Try
  • How to Speed Up Your Metabolism for Easier Weight Loss
  • Why Managing Time Isn't the Ultimate Key to Productivity
  • MFL Podcast #6: Best rep ranges for muscle growth, boosting testosterone naturally, and more...
  • Recipe of the Week: Quick Bean & Squash Stew
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Equus Bass 770, iRobot Braava, Timebound, and More...
  • 3 Business Strategies We Can Learn From Fifty Shades of Grey
  • MFL Podcast #5: Best protein powder, signs of overtraining, laws for happy living, and more...
  • Recipe of the Week: Mike's Savory Burgers
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Snolo Snow Sled, AeroGarden, Tovolo Ice Molds, and More...
  • 15 Healthy Meals in 15 Minutes or Less
  • December 2013

  • Opportunity Doesn't Knock–It Whispers
  • The 10 Most Popular MFL Articles of 2013
  • The Definitive Guide to Endurance Training Part 3
  • Recipe of the Week: Pear & Quinoa Salad
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Lamborghini Huracan LP 610, Adidas Powerlift 2.0 Shoe, Bond on Set, and more...
  • What Don Draper Can Teach Us About Marketing Products
  • My Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Message to You
  • The Definitive Guide to Endurance Training Part 2
  • Recipe of the Week: Low-Calorie Beef Lasagna
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: 105" Ultra HD TV, Smart Body Analyzer, iPhone Gaming Controller, and More...
  • 5 Alpha Male Traits That Will Bring Back Manliness
  • The No-BS (And Only) Way to Get "Six Pack Abs"
  • The Little-Known Secret to Doing Great Work
  • 8 Fantastic Gift Ideas for Fitness Folk
  • The Definitive Guide to Endurance Training Part 1
  • Recipe of the Week: Fully Loaded Baked Sweet Potato
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Homemade Hot Sauces, Nanoleaf, Snowball Blaster, and More...
  • 8 Kettlebell Exercises That Will Kick Your Ass
  • How to Reduce Muscle Soreness
  • A Simple Lesson on How to Succeed
  • How to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories
  • Recipe of the Week: The Perfect Guacamole
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: How to Fight a Baby, Eye of the Needle, Attacknids, and More...
  • Muscle For Life Talks With Gregory O'Gallagher from Kinobody Fitness
  • The Power of a Purpose-Driven Life
  • The Science of Stress, Cortisol, and Weight Loss
  • November 2013

  • Recipe of the Week: Egg White Bites
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Electric "Smart Grill," UFC Slow-Mo Highlights, HP Chromebook 14, and More...
  • 10 Tips for Delicious, Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes
  • 3 Motivating Reasons to Start Working Out Today
  • WD-40 and the Dirty Little Secret of Overnight Success
  • 5 Huge Fitness Mistakes That Nearly Made Me Quit
  • Recipe of the Week: Pear-Cranberry Beef Tenderloin
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Van Damme's Epic Split, Coin, Mike Tyson's Autobiography, and More...
  • 8 Bodyweight Exercises That Will Kick Your Ass
  • The Kardashian School of Getting Rich
  • Recipe of the Week: Mexican Enchilada Casserole
  • 5 Healthy, Surprisingly Low-Calorie (and Tasty!) Snack Ideas
  • The Definitive Guide to Vitamins and Minerals
  • 8 Ancient Laws for Creating a Simpler, Happier Life
  • How to Safely and Healthily Lose Weight Fast: Part 3
  • Recipe of the Week: Beef Bourguignon
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Virtues of War, Louis C.K., Wusthof Santoku Knife, and More...
  • Muscle for Life Podcast Episode 4: The no-BS truth about workout supplements
  • How to Build an Athletic Body That "Shows and Goes"
  • 5 Foam Roller Exercises That Improve Performance
  • T-Bone Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
  • How to Safely and Healthily Lose Weight Fast: Part 2
  • Recipe of the Week: Tex-Mex Breakfast Burrito
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Nest Thermostat, Exercise Cards, Sycamore Row, and More...
  • October 2013

  • 5 Scientifically Proven Health Benefits of Tea
  • How to Safely and Healthily Lose Weight Fast: Part 1
  • Recipe of the Week: Creamy Cauliflower Mash
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Sennheiser Wireless Headphones, Ivan Ramen, Mike Tyson's Greatest Hits, and More...
  • The Definitive Guide to Post-Workout Nutrition
  • How to Maintain Muscle and Strength with Minimal Exercise
  • LEGION is Now Accepting Pre-Orders! Limited-Time Exclusive Discounts!
  • Recipe of the Week: Berry Cheesecake Protein Muffins
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Isobag Meal System, Game of Thrones Bad Lip Reading, Fitbit Force, and More...
  • How Much Protein You Should Eat to Build Muscle
  • The LEGION Manifesto
  • Recipe of the Week: Maple Pumpkin Protein Bars
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Star Wars: Frames, Nest Protect, Quinn Popcorn, and more...
  • How to Build Muscle in Your 40s and Beyond
  • Muscle for Life Podcast Episode 3: Age and exercise, how to not be skinny fat, getting back after time off, and more...
  • Can Your Workout Schedule Help You Build Muscle?
  • Recipe of the Week: Orange Ricotta Protein Pancakes
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Epic Lip Sync Battle, Kindle Fire HDX, Understanding Rap, and more...
  • Workout Motivation: The Power of Habit
  • September 2013

  • Recipe of the Week: High-Protein Mac & Cheese
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Enter the Dragon, Secrets of Mental Math, Masterful Misdirection, and more...
  • How to Build the Ideal Male Body
  • Recipe of the Week: Carrot Fries
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Eagle POV, Grand Theft Auto V, Braun Cooltec, and More...
  • How to Prevent and Recover From Workout Injuries
  • The Worst Way to Lose Weight
  • Recipe of the Week: Cranberry Quinoa Salad
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: Dark Energy Reservoir, Breaking Bad, Pandemic, and More…
  • The Best Workout Equipment
  • Recipe of the Week: Beef Lo Mein
  • Cool Stuff of the Week: POV Parkour, Kindle Paperwhite 2, Shogun, and More...
  • Diet Plans That Suck: The HCG Diet
  • The Definitive Guide to Muscle Recovery
  • August 2013

  • Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato Chips
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