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Your muscles need protein, but the precise timing of when they get it may be less important than previously thought.

‘Bro science’ debunked: You don’t need to pound protein right after a workout to maximize muscle gains

So long as you're eating sufficient protein within a several-hour range of your workout, including before it, you'll benefit.
I reduced my body fat percentage by 11.4% over six months.

5 crucial exercise lessons I learned when I cut my body fat nearly in half in 6 months without losing my muscle

There are a few things you need to know if you want to maintain your muscle while losing fat, not least that weight training is essential.
Protein bars such as Myprotein's 6 Layer Bar can be a convenient way to refuel after exercising.

Muscle-building protein bars can be just as bad for you as a chocolate bar. Here’s how to tell which ones are actually healthy.

Many protein bars are full of sugar and artificial sweeteners, surprisingly high in calories, and some aren't even that high in protein.
Lagree teaching a class.

Meghan Markle and Jennifer Aniston use the ‘time under tension’ method to build muscle while burning fat — here’s what that me...

Sebastien Lagree, whose fans include Meghan Markle, Jennifer Aniston, and Sofia Vergara, says focusing on 'time under tension' is the way to sculpt a lean physique.
Building muscle isn't just good for your physique.

There’s even more evidence lifting weights is good for you

People with cancer responded better to a promising new treatment if they had more muscle mass.
Light weights are often incorporated into barre classes such as at Define.London.

Lifting heavy or light weights will give you different results — here’s how to know which ones to use

There are pros and cons to both lifting heavy for a small number of reps or doing high reps with light weights, but each method will produce different results.

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine and was blown away by how well it works

Chris Jordan, the exercise physiologist who created the 7-minute workout, explains why it can help get your heart pumping and build muscle.

How to lose fat without losing muscle

Losing weight is a common goal, but losing fat but not muscle can be a little bit harder. These tips can help keep muscle safe and shed fat.
Michael B. Jordan worked hard to get in shape for "Black Panther."

How 9 actors built muscle to play on-screen superheroes

From strict diets to hours of gym time, these actors were incredibly dedicated to looking like the superheroes they portrayed.
Compound lifts are your best bet to get the fastest results.

This is the one type of exercise that will help you build muscle fastest, according to YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines

While it can be tempting to isolate the muscle groups you're most self-conscious about, it's by working as many muscles at once that will see you make significant results quickly, YouTube fitness stars The Lean Machines say.