Category: Lifestyle

Exercise Reorganizes the Brain

/ Posted 01.23.2014

There has been a discrepancy in research related to the effect of exercise on the brain—namely, that exercise reduces anxiety … continue reading

Is Anti-Aging Research One Big Lie?

The latest research on eggs—the whole egg, not just the white—shows that they do not raise cholesterol levels and can … continue reading

Too Distracted to Have a Purpose

/ Posted 01.18.2014

Going through life without a particular purpose is okay. You get by. You don’t go anywhere, but the days pass. … continue reading

Bishoy Hanna

/ Posted 01.14.2014

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA   Age: 26  Weight: 148 Height: 5’7” Sample workout: Decline presses, 4 x 8-10; … continue reading

Crappy Tummy Tamer

• According to the September ’13 Reader’s Digest, sewage may soothe. Say what? “With a procedure informally known as a … continue reading

A Brew or Two Postworkout?

/ Posted 01.08.2014

Q: Is it okay to have a beer or two after training to relax? A: Drinking alcohol after training is … continue reading

Derailing Migraines

/ Posted 01.05.2014

A killer headache can ruin a good workout. If you get them frequently and if they are intense enough to be … continue reading

Kirk Chittick

/ Posted 12.28.2013

Photographed at Gold’s Gym, Venice, CA Age: 43  Weight: 277 Height: 6’ Sample workout: Leg extensions, 3 x 30; reverse … continue reading

Side-Stitch Hitch

/ Posted 12.27.2013

You’ve probably experienced a pain in your side during aerobic-type exercise and thought, “What the heck is that?” It’s believed … continue reading

The Solution to Boredom

/ Posted 12.24.2013

When you’re bored or forced to do “mindless” activities, you often look for more interesting stuff to do, but maybe … continue reading

Hunter Labrada

/ Posted 12.17.2013

In the case of Hunter Labrada, it doesn’t take a Ph.D. in nutrition to know that the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. Considering the accomplishments of his pop, Hall of Fame bodybuilder Lee Labrada, that’s one mighty large apple.

Cavities Are Contagious

• According to the May ’13 Bottom Line Health, “Bacteria in the mouth can cause cavities, [so] cavities and gum … continue reading

Take Charge

Clarence “Ripped” Bass’ new book, Take Charge—Fitness at the Edge of Science, is mostly a collection and analysis of recent … continue reading

Testosterone Raises Insulin Sensitivity

/ Posted 12.08.2013

Giving testosterone to men with type 2 diabetes who are deficient in the hormone improved their insulin sensitivity, report researchers … continue reading

Casey Bunce: One Determined Dude

/ Posted 11.29.2013

From the first it was clear that Casey Bunce had a story to tell. The question: “What do I need … continue reading

From Twig to Big: Interview with Vince Del Monte

/ Posted 11.22.2013

Have you ever wanted to be like “that guy”? You know, that guy the girls talk about––poke each other and point to in the gym, in class or in the club because he’s swole? That guy the other guys walk past the trainers to approach and ask, “What can I do to look like you?”

Airborne: Lift Now, Lift Hard, Lift Good

/ Posted 11.18.2013

I’ve never been a student—that is, one who studies. School from grade one was a ladder I had to climb … continue reading

Squeeze to Please

Could the key to a monogamous relationship for men be arms? No, not building them, hugging with them. According to … continue reading

Sleep It Off

/ Posted 11.12.2013

According to the April ’13 Prevention, a study at the New York Obesity Research Center found that sleep-restricted people may … continue reading

Isolation and Loneliness Raise Death Risk

/ Posted 11.11.2013

While a number of studies have suggested that both social isolation and loneliness are associated with increased risk of death, … continue reading

Look Away

/ Posted 11.10.2013

When the pain is too much, divert your eyes or even close them. So says a report in the September … continue reading

Memory, Coregasms and Happiness

• According to the September ’12 Health, walking outside can improve your memory and attention span by 20 percent. That’s … continue reading

Robby Robinson

/ Posted 11.03.2013

Age: 66 How many days a week do you train? Three days on/one off or sometimes four on/two off. My … continue reading

Stronger + One Last Rep

/ Posted 11.01.2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This is a brief update for the screening of Stuart Allman’s film “Stronger + One Last Rep” … continue reading

Stress Hormones, Rip-offs and Assertiveness

• According to the December ’12 Prevention, a study by the American Chemical Society found that eating 1.4 ounces of … continue reading

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