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  • 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
  • Finding the Optimal Low Carb Diet/Training Plan

    Q: In working with your many clients, do you find that some gain lean mass more on a moderate-carb, moderate-fat plan,...

    John HansenNovember 20, 2012
  • Better Zs, Less Disease

    We know that erratic sleep can prevent optimal muscle growth. Part of the reason may be that you get less growth...

    Steve HolmanNovember 8, 2012
  • Is Bread the Staff of Life?

    People often ask me for my “feelings” about eating bread. Those would be concern, doubt and disappointment. Besides the health issues...

    Charles PoliquinNovember 5, 2012
  • Latest Studies on Saturated Fat

    Most bodybuilders eat a lot of meat and eggs for optimal testosterone production and muscle building, but they’re often warned that...

    Steve HolmanOctober 25, 2012
  • Is Protein Superior to Carbohydrates for Health?

    In the never-ending quest to find the “best” protein available, suffice it to say that they all have their roles and...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.October 21, 2012
  • The Power of Protein

    I love protein. In fact, my colleague Lonnie Lowery, Ph.D., R.D., and I just published a book on protein called Dietary...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.September 25, 2012
  • Beta-Alanine: Proper Dosing Procedures

    Carnosine is a dipeptide, a combination of two amino acids bonded together—histidine and beta-alanine. Since the body is loaded with histidine,...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 20, 2012
  • Saturated Fat: Could It Be Good for Us?

    It has been shown to improve cardiovascular health by raising good cholesterol and reducing substances that are linked to heart attack...

    Steve HolmanSeptember 3, 2012
  • Stop Struggling to Achieve Your Target Bodyweight

    Q: I’m struggling trying to achieve my target bodyweight—I started off well, but I can’t lose that final 10 pounds. Should...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 23, 2012
  • Milk Boosts Brain Function

    A number of studies have established a broad range of health benefits from drinking milk, from bone strength to cardiovascular health....

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDAugust 6, 2012
  • Get Ripped and Muscular

    IRON MAN’s recent addition of Lee Labrada as a columnist means that he sometimes mentions the supplements he takes, often without...

    Steve HolmanAugust 1, 2012
  • The Best Postworkout Protein Strategy

    You’ve no doubt heard about the different absorption times of the two primary milk proteins, whey and casein. Study after study...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 30, 2012
  • Protein Science for Bodybuilders

    Most bodybuilders prefer to use animal-based protein products in their diets and supplements, and there’s a good reason for it: Animal...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 27, 2012
  • Cholesterol Cures?

    Trying to get enough protein from food can be tricky. So many muscle-building foods are high in cholesterol, and we know...

    Steve HolmanJuly 17, 2012