TIME TO GET RIPPED! I am beginning Week 4 of my scheduled 18 week diet to get ripped! After spending all of 2013 in the “off season” in an attempt to get bigger and add size, I am now dieting ...Read More »
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A number of previous studies have reported that neighborhood parks and gardens encourage good mental health. Thomas Astell-Burt, from the University of Western Sydney in Australia, and colleagues analyzed data collected in the Australian 45 & Up Study, involving 260.061 ...Read More »
• Working out is sexy—well, maybe not while you’re doing it, at least most exercises, but the results you get can increase your desire to get intimate. That’s especially true of women. According to the June ’12 Health, “Women who ...Read More »
The expression “anabolic nutrient” is much bandied about these days in articles and ads. It suggests that a particular nutrient may promote growth processes, particularly in muscle tissue. Despite the hype and hyperbole attached to the term, however, the only ...Read More »
Q: I’ve seen you mention X-centric training and how it can help build muscle and burn fat. How is it different from regular lifting? A: On X-centric, or negative-accentuated, sets, you lift in one second and lower in six on ...Read More »
Beyond Raw® Re-Feed is a revolutionary product designed for hardcore athletes looking for maximum recovery. This one-of-a-kind, multi-functional supplement is designed to help you maximize your workouts and recuperate from them. It’s stacked with a powerful protein system plus potent ...Read More »
Here is a preview of Jessica James’s photoshoot for IRON MAN’s 2014 Swimsuit Spectacular. IM Insiders have full access to this photoshoot and more. Click here to sign up! Join Iron Man Magazine Insider and get full access to this ...Read More »
Despite what a few contrarians have claimed, it does matter when you take certain nutrients and supplements. Specifically, it does matter if you get the proper supplements pre-, during or postworkout. Some refer to the entire period as the peri-workout ...Read More »
Q: I’m in a quandary! I’m 50, preparing for a show. I’ve done cardio both ways, high intensity and low intensity. I get results either way, but I feel less drained, especially during contest prep, with lower-intensity cardio. It works ...Read More »
Most bodybuilders know that one reason oral anabolic steroids are dangerous is that they must pass through the liver. Can you say toxic? Most people know that drinking alcohol—too much and too often—can damage that organ, as in cirrhosis. What ...Read More »
Some of the best fats come from nuts. They are a convenient source of protein, fiber and positive fat—and they stick with you, helping control your blood sugar and appetite. The Food and Drug Administration released a qualified health claim in ...Read More »
Each year about four times as many men as women commit suicide, which experts believe is related to undiagnosed depression. Here are three symptoms that may signify danger, according to the May ’13 Prevention: 1) a quick temper—this often displaces ...Read More »
I often recommend phosphatidylserine to bodybuilders, especially aging ones. Studies have shown that this soy lipid helps control the body’s output of the stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol can trigger your body to burn muscle tissue for energy—and we all know ...Read More »
When you were just a little guy or gal, your idea of a good investment might have been spending your whole allowance on a comic book and a can of pop. As you got a little older, a good investment ...Read More »
When it’s time for dinner, you don’t have to rely on your college dining hall or the fast-food and pizza parlors that surround the campus. In fact, you shouldn’t. Dining hall buffet tables are loaded with breads, pastas, potatoes, fatty ...Read More »