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Trying to Gain Weight? Here's What Your Meals Should Look Like

So you want to bulk up, huh? Gaining weight can be a great thing for an athlete, especially when it's done intelligently and responsibly. Gaining m...

Once a Lanky Teen, Cody Bellinger Offers Crucial Advice to Undersized Youth Athletes

With Cody Bellinger set to unleash a barrage of monstrous home runs throughout the 2018 MLB season, now might be a good time to remind you he was once...

How A 7-foot-7 High School Freshman From Romania Is Preparing to Become a Basketball Superstar

Imagine a 16-year-old high school freshman. Imagine he's 7-foot-7, taller than any current NBA player. Imagine that he barely needs to get off the...

Why Gaining Weight Is Not Always Beneficial for Athletes

I wanted to weigh 220 pounds when I was playing hockey in high school. That's what some of the best NHL power forwards weighed, so I figured it was ...

'The Mountain' From 'Game of Thrones' Reveals His Training and Nutrition Secrets

Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on Game of Thrones, has quickly become a force on the Strongman circuit. Since he began Strongm...

The Right Way to Gain Weight During the Off-Season

One of my biggest pet peeves is when a football coach tells their player just to gain weight. With football becoming more and more competitive, players...

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

Are you usually the last one picked when it's game time? Have you often been referred to as the "skinny guy?" Was high school a day-to-day heckling of...

STUDY: Just One Week of Overeating Can Change Your Body

Even a brief respite from exercise, combined with a surge in overeating, can have negative effects on your body, according to research published i...

5 Expert-Tested Ways to Build Muscle Faster

How do you really build muscle faster? The following five tips are my favorites, and I recommend them to clients who want to make serious weight roo...

YOU Docs: Q&A on Smoking and Losing Weight

Q: Doesn't smoking help me lose weight? Won't I gain weight when I quit tobacco? A: Contrary to what some believe, cigarettes do not speed up m...

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