How to Deal With Confusing Science
Science says air conditioning makes you fat. But it also says being in cold water burns more calories. What gives?
Use the Scientific Method to Take Control of Your Training
Training is one big experiment, and all good experiments follow the scientific method.
PubMed and Bro-Science: How to Use Evidence in Fitness
Learn the best way to curate information and be your own scientific researcher.
Is Chocolate a Weight-Loss Food? How to Be a Reasonable Skeptic
There are some fundamental flaws in the new research on chocolate that probably make it useless.
Science and Superathletes: The New Generation of Sport
Mark McClusky's book, "Faster, Higher, Stronger," is full of good science and great stories.
Understanding the Impact of Epigenetics, Ep 9
From the history of epigenetics, to the science, to the political repercussions - it's all right here.
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Do Antioxidants Impede the Benefits of Exercise?
Antioxidants seem to interfere with the long-term benefits of exercise by interfering with the body’s adaptive mechanisms.
How to Read and Analyze Research Like a Pro
We're bombarded by information. So how do you sort out the good studies from the ones that don't really tell us anything?
How to Evaluate Your Training in Terms of Epigenetics
Every little bite of food can alter gene expression and affect health. How can we make this work for us?
Death by Food Pyramid: When Science Is Not What It Seems
Did you know the food pyramid was not originally meant to prescribe eating high amounts of grains?
A Lesson in Study Design (and the Bench Press)
A new study offers new insight into the repeated bout effect and how it relates to the bench press.
How Do We Know If Supplements Work?
A recent research review sought to eliminate any confounding variables that create bias in supplement studies.
A Flow Chart for Determining the Value of Your Training
Wondering if what you're doing is worth your time, effort, and money? Use this chart to assess the value of any exercise you may encounter.
Editor's Picks: The 10 Must-Read Articles From 2013
These articles are funny and clever, researched and knowledged. Of the many articles we published last year, here are ten of my favorites that I believe you need to experience and learn from.
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