Stephen Mayer

What 7 Elite Vegan Athletes Eat to Get Ultra-Jacked

At times, it’s hard to wrap our protein-obsessed heads around the idea that someone can be meat-free and muscled up. After all, the vast majority of low-carb, high-protein foods come from, y’know, animals. But between movies like What The Health (which argues that we’re slowly killing ourselves by loading up on chicken, eggs, and steak) …

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This Is How ‘Friends With Benefits’ Usually Ends, Says Study

Warning: It’s not good. Having a “friends with benefits” relationship has become almost commonplace in today’s society. It’s a way to express your desires without any strings attached (sometimes). You already get along so well as friends, so why not engage in something that’s mutually satisfying and fun for the both of you, right? This …

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Here’s How Much Protein You Should Eat Each Day To Build Muscle

Given that the first dietary change most people make when they start doing strength training is to eat more protein, it’s a relief to find out that scoffing more protein does indeed help build bigger muscles. A review of 49 studies covering a total of 1,863 people who regularly undertook resistance training has found that …

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Pro Tips for Tackling CrossFit’s Toughest Moves

No athlete masters double-unders, muscle-ups, and handstand push-ups on day one of CrossFit. Getting these moves down takes practice, patience, and of course a killer training strategy. To give you a leg up, we talked to three CrossFit coaches about the best ways to approach each of these moves. Build strength and endurance with these …

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