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  • Food Facts

    That can affect your workouts, weight and wellness.

    Becky HolmanDecember 9, 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
  • Fast Food, Fat Dudes

    Bodybuilders know that to get lean quickly and build muscle they must eat six to eight small meals a day. After...

    Becky HolmanOctober 14, 2008
  • Eat Protein, Lose Bodyfat

    Twenty-four overweight or obese men and women were randomly assigned to one of three groups for a three-month nutrition and exercise...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.September 30, 2008
  • Tea Off on Joint Pain

    You probably know that vitamin C helps build collagen, which strengthens joints, tendons and ligaments. You may also have heard that...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 29, 2008
  • Get Stronger, Feel Younger

    One line from authors Wayne Wescott, Ph.D., and Gary Reinl sums up their book: “Remember, you are not trying to lose...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 29, 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
  • The Problem With Plastic

    In the July ’08 IRON MAN, my item “Bottled-Water Whoas” discussed the negative impact bottled drinking water is having on our...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 16, 2008
  • Arginine’s Anabolic Connection

    Various forms of arginine have recently played a starring role in sports supplements used to boost nitric oxide.

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 15, 2008
  • Mind-Altering Sodas?

    In a study performed at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, researchers gave mice what amounted to five sodas a day for...

    Becky HolmanSeptember 1, 2008
  • Heart Health

    You don’t have to pound the pavement or soak your clothes to build a decent level of fitness.

    Becky HolmanSeptember 1, 2008
  • Branching Out for More Muscle

    How BCAA Can Help You Get Bigger, Stronger, and Leaner

    Jerry BrainumAugust 20, 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