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  • How To Carb Up Properly

    If you want to max every workout, time to reconsider the value of carb drinks.

    Iron Man MagazineJuly 1, 2015
  • Reducing the Bad Effects of Pasta

    Most of us love a plate of carbohydrate-loaded pasta, but the noodles and sauce can make you feel hungry again quickly,...

    Iron Man MagazineJuly 1, 2015
  • Fat-Soluble Vitamins

    A rite of passage for each of my children, at about kindergarten age, was the way I would query them: “When...

    Ron NoremanJune 15, 2015
  • Shake It Up!

    Most of us grew up drinking chocolate milk. Then, as we got older, we left it behind. When it comes to...

    Iron Man MagazineJune 3, 2015
  • Do You Need More Acid?

    Stomach acid is not the villain that TV commercials and pharmaceutical companies would have you believe. In fact, the hydrochloric acid...

    Iron Man MagazineFebruary 22, 2015
  • Throwback Thursday Bodybuilding Coaching: Pt 1

    We stand on the shoulders of our forefathers in bodybuilding, nutrition and science. Almost everything we know today must be credited...

    Ron NoremanFebruary 16, 2015
  • 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...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 15, 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...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 15, 2014
  • Leucine: The Great Equalizer

    We all love whey protein. In fact, we love it because it tastes great and it’s less filling. Just kidding. But...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.September 6, 2014
  • Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

    Can you eat too much protein? An interesting question that suggests a second question: When does “too much” actually occur? Is...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.August 19, 2014
  • Street-Smart Fat Intake

    In Part 1 I suggested a surefire way to obtain essential fatty acids from supplements, getting the most nutritional bang for...

    Iron Man MagazineJuly 5, 2014
  • Street Smart Fat Intake

    Fats are under-appreciated, misunderstood and often considered the nutritional bad boys of the macronutrients. The reality is that fats are essential...

    Iron Man MagazineJune 30, 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...

    Jerry BrainumMay 26, 2014
  • Eggs-ceptional Protein

    The egg is considered a perfect protein source because of its complete makeup of essential amino acids, branched-chain amino acids and...

    Iron Man MagazineApril 30, 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...

    Jerry BrainumApril 27, 2014