Out of all the useful guides, workouts, and other articles we published this year, our readers loved these ones the most.
Article of the Year: The Complete Guide to Protein
If you're trying to make sense of everyone's favorite macro by turning to the internet, the sheer volume of articles and conflicting opinions will give you paralysis by analysis.
So, we took everything you need to know about protein—based on science, not opinions—and put it in one place. This mega-article is a great example of our commitment to being an authority on sports nutrition, and the only rabbit hole you need.
It's common for women to shoot for strength while trying to keep their weight low. This important article explains how that approach can sabotage your goals, and how to take a better approach!
Our ultimate guide to back training lays out routines for every goal, from mass to detail to pain-proofing. Your back is one of the most important muscle groups in your body, and this comprehensive guide tells you everything you need to know to treat it with the respect it deserves.
Sexual harassment has been a problem in the fitness industry for a long time, but only recently has it begun to be addressed. Here's what you need to know to be part of the solution, not the problem. This is crucial reading, especially for guys.
Brian DeCosta's incredible life makeover has had an unexpected benefit: providing a lifeline for men in the fitness world who struggle with the same problems he did.