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  • 3 Natural Muscle Builders That Actually Work

    This trio of natural muscle-builders can help you add size safely and effectively. Don’t you hate the thought of not getting...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 5, 2015
  • Recipe: Strawberry-Banana Recovery Shake

    You crushed the iron, killed those sprints, and maybe even got in that hike or some yoga. It’s time to replenish...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 4, 2015
  • Recipe: Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken

    4 chicken breasts 1 tablespoon (plus extra) extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1...

    Iron Man MagazineAugust 2, 2015
  • What’s the most important meal of the day?

    What’s the most important meal of the day? If you answered, “Breakfast,” then you need to take a remedial course in...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.March 18, 2014
  • Boosting Muscle Recovery With Nutrition

    When you train intensely with weights, you’re incurring injury to your muscles. It sounds bad, but the body compensates by adding...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 6, 2013
  • How to Grow Muscle and Keep Your Fat Level Down

    Q: Congratulations on once again winning the Natural Mr. Universe. In the past I have tried bulking up and cutting down,...

    John HansenJuly 18, 2013
  • Night-time Protein for More Muscle?

    Milk protein has emerged over the past few years as the preeminent protein source for building muscle. While other protein foods,...

    Jerry BrainumJune 14, 2013
  • How to Gain Weight on Five Meals A Day

    Q: I increased my food intake to five meals a day a few months ago and thought I was making progress,...

    Stuart McRobertDecember 2, 2012
  • Damage Control

    Glutathione is often called the master antioxidant. In fact, according to the June ’11 Better Nutrition, it’s the most powerful antioxidant...

    Becky HolmanDecember 23, 2011
  • Carnitine, Heat Shock Proteins and Muscle Mass

    Heat shock proteins, also referred to as stress proteins, are found in all cells. Under normal conditions HSPs patrol the cells...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.December 22, 2011
  • Right Combination for Growth

    Most bodybuilders take creatine. It’s been shown to improve muscle energetics, enabling them to grind out more end-of-set growth reps, and...

    Becky HolmanNovember 16, 2011
  • Insulin and Muscle Mass

    The combination of insulin, testosterone and growth hormone is primarily responsible for the monstrous muscle size many pro bodybuilders display.

    Jerry BrainumMarch 5, 2011
  • Muscle: Vegetarians vs. Meat Eaters

    You rarely see an elite bodybuilding champion who’s also a vegetarian. There are, however, some notable exceptions. One is Andreas Cahling...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 6, 2010
  • Pyruvate: Muscle-and-Leanness Compound

    Simply put, pyruvate is formed during the metabolism, or digestion, of sugars and starches. It’s a key compound that jump-starts the...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.May 28, 2010
  • Good Nutrition: A Key to More Muscle?

    The authors suggest that factors other than nutrition must explain the differences between hard and easy gainers. On the other hand,...

    Jerry BrainumMay 10, 2010