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  • Green Tea to Get Lean

    In a recent study a group of researchers managed to separate the normal fat-burning effects produced by exercise and compare them...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 11, 2008
  • Growth Hormone: Useless for Sports?

    Peripheral weakness is a hallmark of acromegaly, as is a greater tendency to diabetes and heart disease. Andre Roussimuff (“Andre the...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 8, 2008
  • GH Surge

    What is it about resistance exercise that triggers muscle growth? What we and others have found in the lab is that...

    Jacob M. Wilson CSCS and Gabriel J. Wilson MS CSCSSeptember 28, 2008
  • Snooze or Lose

    Several studies have investigated the relationship between anabolic and recreational drug use and sleep. Various surveys of anabolic steroid users show...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 28, 2008
  • DHEAS Linked to Longevity

    The amount of DHEAS, or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, that a man has in his blood is a “strong predictor” of how long...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDSeptember 22, 2008
  • Spilling the Beans on Coffee, Pt. 2

    A recent study found that drinking coffee increases the resistance of low-density lipoprotein to oxidation, likely because of the incorporation...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 28, 2008
  • Smoking, Depression and Life Expectancy

    Smokers are 41 percent more likely to suffer from depression than nonsmokers, according to a new study.

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJuly 22, 2008
  • Creatine Myths Exploded

    There’s an old saying that when you’re at the top, someone’s always trying to bring you down. The adage certainly applies...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 1, 2008
  • Out of Africa

    Testosterone is the key hormone that regulates gains in muscular size and strength. All anabolic steroid drugs are molecular manipulations of...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 1, 2008
  • Another NO Booster

    Supplements touted to increase nitric oxide seem to be popular among bodybuilders, judging from the number of companies selling them. The...

    Jerry BrainumApril 29, 2008
  • Tonic in a Teapot

    Today tea is the second most popular beverage in the world, trailing only water. The three main types of tea are...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 27, 2008
  • Muscle Fatigue

    Continuing studies prove that beta-alanine is the real deal as far as enhancing training effectiveness is concerned. When researchers examined its...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 24, 2008