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  • Postworkout Protein and Optimal Timing

    Much has been made in recent years of the importance of nutrient timing, a.k.a. making sure that you get adequate amounts...

    LatestJerry BrainumDecember 15, 2014
  • Multiple Exercise Sessions and Growth Hormone

    While you still see many articles about how to boost anabolic hormones, such as testosterone and growth hormone, during exercise, recent...

    HormonesJerry BrainumDecember 11, 2014
  • DHT From Test Not So Evil After All?

    In bodybuilding, hormones seem to be classified as either “good” or “bad.” Testosterone and growth hormone are considered good hormones because...

    LatestJerry BrainumNovember 18, 2014
  • Multiple Exercise Sessions and Growth Hormone

    While you still see many articles about how to boost anabolic hormones, such as testosterone and growth hormone, during exercise, recent...

    HormonesJerry BrainumOctober 2, 2014
  • What is the optimal protein limit?

    Some time ago I reported in this column on a study of young men engaged in weight training that looked to...

    LatestJerry BrainumSeptember 15, 2014
  • Bodyfat, Anabolism and Insulin

    Insulin is best known for its effects on carbohydrate and fat metabolism. Simply put, it acts as a storage hormone, increasing...

    HormonesJerry BrainumSeptember 9, 2014
  • Side Effects and Plant-Based Supplements

    As I’ve noted frequently in this column, there is a huge demand for supplements that have the ability to boost natural...

    LatestJerry BrainumSeptember 1, 2014
  • Latest Research On Chromium

    Chromium is an essential trace mineral, which means it’s required for human nutrition but in small amounts. The notion that chromium...

    LatestJerry BrainumAugust 15, 2014
  • Muscle-Building Science

    Someone once wrote that “bodybuilding isn’t rocket science,” which implies that bodybuilding training is simplistic and requires no thinking or analysis....

    LatestJerry BrainumJuly 29, 2014
  • Artificially Speaking, How Sweet It Isn’t

    Many people are concerned about the widespread use of artificial sweeteners, including aspartame and sucralose, and the possibility that they may...

    LatestJerry BrainumJune 11, 2014
  • Can You Train Hard Without Carbs?

    Although low-carbohydrate dieting is one of the most popular approaches today, it’s nothing new to bodybuilders, who have used it since...

    LatestJerry BrainumMay 26, 2014
  • Can You Get Brain Disease from Steroid Use?

    One of the primary questions often asked about anabolic steroids is how they will affect future health. As with any drug...

    HormonesJerry BrainumMay 1, 2014
  • What is the most anabolic nutrient?

    The expression “anabolic nutrient” is much bandied about these days in articles and ads. It suggests that a particular nutrient may...

    LatestJerry BrainumApril 27, 2014
  • Anabolism and Insulin

    Beginning in the late 1990s, a strange phenomenon became apparent in professional bodybuilding contests. While the competitors were all in superlative...

    HormonesJerry BrainumApril 18, 2014
  • Developing Speed

    In 1996 Jon-Jon Park, the son of the great bodybuilding champion Reg Park, and I set off on a trip to...

    LatestJerry BrainumMarch 25, 2014