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Is “Trusting” the Bible a Good Idea?

Here’s a question I get now and then.<i>Pete, I hate you—but I digress.</i> <i>You keep talking about the messiness of the Bible—historical problems, tensions,</i> …

6 New Ways to Turn On Muscle Growth

Effective Lifting Methods You've Never Tried<p>Exercises vs. Methods<p>Newbies only think about exercises. Advanced lifters think more about methods, …

Muscle

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

1 of 42<p>Superfoods<p>To run your best, you have to eat the best. The Centers for Disease Control recently <b>released a study</b> ranking the top nutrient-dense foods based on the amount of 17 key nutrients per 100 grams. We compiled these superfoods here – along with recipes – so that you can easily add them …

Nutrition

BOSU Ball: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Here's what you need to know...<p>Poorly-designed studies have provided conflicting results from balance board training, showing some benefits to ankle …

Exercise

How Best to Combine Strength Training and Running

Hard running workouts hampered the day after leg strength training.<p>Many runners now accept that they'll perform and feel better if they do more than just run. That's especially true for people who took up the sport as adults and whose non-running hours include a lot of sitting. Regular strength …

Exercise

Protein and Muscle: The Basics

Which factors matter and which don't?<p>What's the best way to build muscle? There are plenty of ideas out there, but a review in the current issue of <i>Sports Medicine</i>, by McMaster University researcher Stuart Phillips, boils it down to the essentials. Here are a few key points:<p>- Your muscles are in a …

Nutrition

The Big 7 Body Breakdowns

How to avoid (and recover from) the most common running injuries.<p>In an ideal runner's world, every step of every mile would be 100 percent pain-free. No aches, no twinges, no lingering soreness from yesterday's workout. The reality is that many runners constantly deal with a slight (or not so …

Pain

8 Unusual Arm Exercises You Have To Try!

So you want to increase your arm size by next month rather than next year? Great! I want you to do a few things:<p>Schedule a weekly arms day. To hell …

Workouts

10 Reasons You're Holding onto Body Fat

1 of 11<p>Cut the Fat<p>With many other factors that could be playing a role in why you aren't losing bodyfat, these 10 reasons are usually behind the slow …

Nutrition

Plates Work Better Than Kettlebells

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you don't have access to kettlebells, use Olympic barbell weight plates with handles to perform many of the same …

Tweak Your Lifting Technique to Alleviate Shoulder Pain

You love to bench-press, but your shoulders refuse to cooperate. In fact, shoulder pain has become such a limiting factor that you’ve switched your …

Get Negative for More Muscle Gain

Being positive is one of the keys to a healthy, happy productive life. But in the weight room if you never get negative, you will not reach your …

Fat-Loss Blunders: 8 Reasons You're Not Losing Body Fat

Countless people are in the gym to cut body fat, but not everybody succeeds. If you're having trouble dropping weight, you might be committing one of …

Nutrition

NEEDTOBREATHE "Prove the Poets Wrong"

Bodybuilding.com's 10 Highest-Rated Abdominal Exercises

A chiseled six-pack is like your very own fitness billboard. It shows the world that you're dedicated to the fit lifestyle and aren't afraid of hard …

Workouts

14 Signs You're Really Happy (And How To Stay That Way)

If someone on the street asked you if you were happy -- what would you say?<p>Many factors influence how we feel on a day-to-day basis, whether it’s a struggle at work or an issue in our personal lives, and most of them can decline our feelings of positivity and well-being. And we aren’t alone -- …

Strength Training May Burn More Calories Than Previously Thought

New study doubles the calorie-burn estimate for bodyweight exercises.<p>It sometimes seems there are just two kinds of exercisers in the world: those who toss around weights in the gym, and those who hit the roads (or treadmills) to enhance their aerobic fitness. Health authorities eagerly endorse …

Exercise

Dave Matthews Band Announce Massive Summer Tour

Dave Matthews Band will be playing two sets a night on their upcoming summer tour. On what they’ve dubbed “A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews …

Dave Matthews

10 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Do these exercises consistently, and you’ll run faster and stronger.<p>Whenever the topic of strength training and running comes up, most runners tend to respond with, “Wait, I’m supposed to do something other than running?” Supplementing running with strengthening exercises will not only aid in …

Workouts

Eight Weight Loss Mistakes Runners Make

Avoid these common errors that can sabotage your efforts to drop a few pounds.<p><b>Pop quiz:</b> You just went for a run. How many calories did you blast? Chances are your guess outpaces reality, to the tune of, say, a Frappuccino. Overestimating calorie burn is the Big Daddy of runners' weight-loss …

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Everyone's a Biblical Literalist Until You Bring Up Gluttony

...Or divorce, or gossip, or slavery, or head coverings, or Jesus' teachings on nonviolence, or the "abomination" of eating shellfish and the hell-worthy sin of calling other people idiots.<p>Then we need a little context.<p>Then we need a little grace.<p>Then we need a little room to disagree.<p>I got to …

Best of 2013 Listener Poll

SiriusXM listeners were invited to vote for their favorite new and established artists, songs and albums across our commercial-free music platform. …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

100 Best Songs of 2013

100<p>The Killers, “Shot at the Night”<p>Produced by Anthony Gonzalez of French dreamrockers M83, this grandiose ballad is where the Killers' gigantic …

Music

Noel Gallagher’s Epic Year-End Gripe Session

Noel Gallagher did not enjoy 2013 very much. “Fucking had a shit year,” says the British guitarist and songwriter, formerly of Oasis, when <i>Rolling</i> …

Music

10 Best Country Albums of 2013

10<p>Robbie Fulks, ‘Gone Away Backwards’<p>The Yankee singer whose country songs have seemed as much genre satires as reverent craft exercises (see "Fuck …

Country Music

Cousin Eddie Is Based On A Real Guy And Other Surprising ‘Christmas Vacation’ Facts

One of the things that made <i>Christmas Vacation</i> (which is a part of the Warner Bros. Holiday Gift Guide) so successful is that it touches on the image of a Normal Rockwell Christmas that so many people strive for during the holiday seasons, only to fall devastatingly and hilariously short. An outcome …