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  • Growth Hormone: Fact vs. Fiction

    IGF-1 is considered the major anabolic effector of GH, and its measurement in the blood is an indicator of GH activity....

    Jerry BrainumOctober 7, 2010
  • Beer May Boost Bone Health

    The researchers had this comment: “Results provide proof of principle that complex dietary cocktails can powerfully ameliorate biomarkers of aging and...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDAugust 20, 2010
  • Mental Might

    A study published in Neurology (71:825-832, 2008) found that older people whose bodies are low on vitamin B12 can be at increased...

    Becky HolmanMay 7, 2010
  • Blast Off Stubborn Belly Fat

    Q: I’m looking for advice. I have stubborn belly fat—I’m 45—but am pretty tight everywhere else. I’ve competed naturally for years...

    Dave GoodinApril 4, 2010
  • The Truth About Male Testosterone Replacement

    Testosterone plays a role in your life span. Ask your doctor for a total- and free-testosterone blood test. You never know...

    Paul BurkeJanuary 4, 2010
  • Timed Protein Intake

    It appears that following a strategic, timed protein intake before and after weight training doesn’t add to gains in muscular...

    Jerry BrainumNovember 20, 2009
  • Beta-Alanine: No Age Limit

    What causes muscle fatigue? One theory holds that a rise in the acid produced in muscle during exercise interferes with the...

    Jerry BrainumOctober 30, 2009
  • Whey vs. Amino Acids

    Many older people suffer from a condition called sarcopenia, which literally means “loss of muscle.” When that happens, overall body frailty...

    Jerry BrainumOctober 9, 2009
  • Dieting, Aging and Muscle Mass

    Without insulin, all cells would suffer a rather quick death; however, it’s not only a growth factor but an aging factor...

    Paul BurkeSeptember 15, 2009
  • DHEA Fountain of Youth or Washout?

    DHEA may be beneficial to about 85 percent of those over age 40.

    Jerry BrainumMarch 25, 2009
  • Leucine

    Anabolic key to unlocking gains for older athletes.

    Jacob M. Wilson CSCS and Gabriel J. Wilson MS CSCSMarch 13, 2009
  • Midlife-Muscle Supplement Guide

    Amino acids are the building blocks of muscle tissue, so it only makes sense that liberal use of a branched-chain-amino-acid supplement...

    Steve HolmanMarch 4, 2009
  • IGF-1: Killer or Savior?

    Numerous studies show that maintaining an optimal count of IGF-1 forestalls many of the typical signs of aging.

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 4, 2009
  • Building Older Muscles

    A common concern among bodybuilders over 40 is how to retain muscle with the passing years.

    Jerry BrainumJuly 7, 2008