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  • Vital Macronutrients for Building Strength and Muscle

    Ask any bodybuilder what the most important nutrient for building muscle is, and the likely reply will be, “Protein.” So it’s...

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 20, 2014
  • Get More Protein as You Age

    A recent study compared protein intake after a workout in young and over-40 subjects. The young men showed elevated muscle protein...

    Jerry BrainumNovember 15, 2013
  • Meat, Carnitine and Heart Disease

    A study released in April 2013 implicated beef as a primary cause of cardiovascular disease.1 What was surprising about the study,...

    Ron HarrisOctober 31, 2013
  • Carbs, Fat Loss and Muscle Growth

    Q: I’m a mature bodybuilding enthusiast. I’ve never competed, but I have been training hard with weights most of my life....

    Dave GoodinSeptember 10, 2013
  • How Much Protein Do You Need Per Meal?

    What’s the magic number? Twenty grams? Forty grams? How much protein should you get per meal? The dirty little answer to...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.September 4, 2013
  • Milk: Does a Body Good—or Not so Good?

    You’ve seen the arguments about milk and other dairy products. While they’re full of protein, the cows they come from are...

    Steve HolmanJuly 30, 2013
  • Protein for Sport Performance

    Which is better? Carbohydrate alone or an isocaloric amount of carbohydrate plus protein? Those old-school fools will tell you that all...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.May 13, 2013
  • Does eating more protein result in more gains in strength or muscle size?

     Q: Is it really necessary to increase one’s protein intake above the 0.8 grams per kilo of bodyweight recommended by most...

    Charles PoliquinApril 19, 2013
  • More Protein to Get Lean?

    If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably reduce your carbohydrates. That can help. In fact, there is evidence that certain...

    Charles PoliquinMarch 28, 2013
  • Phosphatidic Acid

    As always, some of the best science in the field of sports nutrition is being published in the ISSN’s peer-reviewed Journal...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.March 27, 2013
  • Does Protein Make You Fat?

    Self-styled experts often attribute various side effects to long-term high-protein diets—dehydration, calcium and bone loss, kidney disease and even increased bodyfat....

    Jerry BrainumMarch 10, 2013
  • Whey Protein vs. Lots of Calories

    If you go to Burger King and “have it your way” or leave KFC with that “finger-lickin’ good” taste in your...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.February 14, 2013
  • Dietary Protein and Resistance Exercise

    With the glut of information available over the Internet about nutrition and exercise, it’s easy to become confused. The problem with...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 17, 2013
  • Whey Protein for Health and Longevity

    Glutathione is a master antioxidant formed from the amino acids cysteine, glycine and glutamic acid. According to Stepen Byrnes, Ph.D., people...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 14, 2013
  • More On Medium-Chain Triglycerides

    Back in the 1980s one of the most popular bodybuilding supplements was medium-chain triglycerides. Just about every top bodybuilder was ingesting...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 9, 2013