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  • Eat More Acid

    If you slept through chemistry class, you probably forgot the mnemonic device for memorizing the essential amino acids: PVT TIM HALL...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.March 18, 2012
  • Magnesium: More Energy and Muscle Synergy

    Do you take a multimineral supplement? Maybe you should, at least every few days, considering how important minerals are to your...

    Butch LebowitzFebruary 20, 2012
  • Antioxidants: More Harm Than Help?

    Various antioxidant nutrients, such as vitamins E and C, are a typical component of bodybuilding diets. Most bodybuilders use supplements containing...

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 8, 2012
  • More D-fense

    Vitamin D seems to be the shining star of the nutrient world lately, and for good reason. It’s been shown to...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 25, 2012
  • Deficient-C and Plaque

    Most of us have heard of Linus Pauling. He received two Nobel Prizes—one for chemistry in 1954 and the Peace Prize...

    Butch LebowitzJanuary 22, 2012
  • The Truth: You Need Those Supplements

    In a recent commentary appearing in Sports Nutrition Insider, Jose Antonio, Ph.D., president of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, made...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.January 18, 2012
  • Love That Leucine

    Of the essential amino acids leucine is perhaps the single most important for us exercising folk. Why? Well, as they say...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.January 14, 2012
  • Calcium for Fat Loss

    A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials reveals that taking calcium may yield a weight loss of around 1.5 kilograms per year, compared...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 7, 2012
  • Does D Boost T?

    If any nutrient can be referred to as a “rising star,” it’s vitamin D. In the past vitamin D was most...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 19, 2011
  • Avoid Soy and Eat Some Meat

    In your never-ending quest for packing on slabs of beef—or as we science guys call it, “lean body mass”—look to science...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.December 12, 2011
  • Getting Back Into Bodybuilding

    Q: I’ve just gotten back into bodybuilding after taking a break—for about 25 years. Back in the day supplements were very...

    Dave GoodinDecember 11, 2011
  • BCAAs and Life Extension

    The branched-chain amino acids consist of three essential amino acids: leucine, isoleucine and valine. BCAAs are often referred to as the...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 5, 2011
  • Two Ways to Build More Muscle

    If you’ve been around bodybuilding for a while, you know what cortisol is and that it can blunt or even stop...

    Steve HolmanAugust 23, 2011
  • Zinc: Your Testosterone-to-Muscle Link

    Bodybuilding is the ultimate “show me” sport—it’s about getting huge and ripped and getting noticed. In bodybuilding one maxim holds true:...

    Clayton SouthAugust 10, 2011
  • Up Your A

    Latest information from the United States. Department of Agriculture suggests that 55 percent of Americans don’t get enough vitamin A. Most...

    Becky HolmanAugust 4, 2011