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  • Workout Stress Test

    While everyone who lifts weights wants to look better, health benefits are a major accessory to an improvement in body composition....

    Jerry BrainumDecember 17, 2008
  • Muscle-Science Roundup

    Here we are moving into 2008. Wow. It seems like only yesterday that we were stocking our garages with protein powder...

    Steve HolmanDecember 14, 2008
  • 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
  • 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