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  • Estrogen Manipulation

    Just how bad gyno can get depends on genetic factors, such as the number of estrogen receptors in a man’s breasts...

    Jerry BrainumApril 6, 2009
  • Protein Timing

    Just 167 calories after your workout—it doesn’t take much to ensure that you get the optimal anabolic response to exercise. We’re...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.April 3, 2009
  • Chow Down to Muscle Up

    I don’t know how many times I’ve heard this line while working at GNC: “I just can’t seem to put on...

    Phano Paul SomMarch 31, 2009
  • Need Cuts? Go Fish

    Only fatty fish contain generous levels of omega-3 fats—sardines, mackerel, salmon and halibut, for example. The lean fish favored by bodybuilders,...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 28, 2009
  • Anabolic Training for the Over 40 Bodybuilder

    You can increase your body’s natural production of testosterone with hard work on the big, compound movements, especially those on which...

    Jim BrewsterMarch 25, 2009
  • DHEA Fountain of Youth or Washout?

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

    Jerry BrainumMarch 25, 2009
  • Beta-Alanine and Anabolism

    While many studies related to supplemental beta-alanine have used untrained subjects, a few have used more experienced subjects.

    Jerry BrainumMarch 22, 2009
  • New Buzz on Honey

    A study out of New Zealand suggests that honey can improve age-related memory decline and some types of stress. In the animal-based...

    Becky HolmanMarch 19, 2009
  • Muscle-Science Study Haul

    A Good Day at for Bodybuilding-Related Research.

    Jerry BrainumMarch 16, 2009
  • Women, Weights and Waistlines

    While such fat is undesirable from an aesthetic viewpoint, when it’s around the waist, it has a far more ominous portent...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 13, 2009
  • Leucine

    Anabolic key to unlocking gains for older athletes.

    Jacob M. Wilson CSCS and Gabriel J. Wilson MS CSCSMarch 13, 2009
  • Food Stuff to Ease Disease

    Coffee and diabetes. It was recently reported that drinking a lot of green tea or coffee every day can lower the...

    Daniel Curtis, R.D.March 10, 2009
  • Nutrition With a Get-Big Mission: Got the NAC?

    Oral forms of glutathione are useless because they degrade into the three amino acids that make up glutathione, essentially eliminating its...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 7, 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
  • The Acid Factor

    From a dietary standpoint, muscle growth results when anabolic factors predominate over catabolic factors. Anabolic factors include a hormonal milieu favorable...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 1, 2009