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  • A Very Cool Dipeptide

    The data showed that AG supplementation provided a significant ergogenic benefit by increasing time to exhaustion during a mild hydration stress.

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.August 29, 2010
  • Keep Muscle, Lose Fat

    In previous studies a short-term calorie reduction didn’t seem to hurt performance. Similar findings have occurred in studies where carbohydrate intake...

    Jerry BrainumAugust 5, 2010
  • Wheat Can Make You Weak

    You may have heard of celiac disease, which affects one in every 100 Americans. It’s a severe aversion to gluten, a...

    Becky HolmanAugust 2, 2010
  • Put Your Protein Where Your Mouth Is

    The researchers concluded that timing protein intake may be a simple and effective strategy for increasing energy expenditure. Furthermore, increasing resting...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.June 27, 2010
  • Low Carbs and Metabolic Momentum

    The authors note that the glucose produced during gluconeogenesis can be used to slowly replenish depleted glycogen reserves, while other fuel...

    Jerry BrainumJune 15, 2010
  • Better Immunity Through Weight Training

    he researchers noted that being strong overruled other risk factors associated with cancer, such as age, having lots of abdominal fat...

    Jerry BrainumJune 6, 2010
  • Pyruvate: Muscle-and-Leanness Compound

    Simply put, pyruvate is formed during the metabolism, or digestion, of sugars and starches. It’s a key compound that jump-starts the...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.May 28, 2010
  • Nighttime Anabolism and Protein Before Bed

    I would not have predicted that. I would have surmised that the TFR method—morning, afternoon and preworkout—would have been superior because...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.April 7, 2010
  • Combo Protein Power for Muscle

    Taking in both kinds of milk proteins can help you optimize muscle growth.

    Jerry BrainumMarch 20, 2010
  • Creatine and Muscle Recovery

    The effectiveness of many popular sports supplements may be more theoretical than factual, but not where creatine’s concerned. Creatine is perhaps...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 2, 2010
  • Whey

    Mixed muscle protein synthesis at rest was higher when the subjects got the faster proteins. In fact, with whey it was...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.February 24, 2010
  • Ripping Up After 40

    If you change the distribution of your macronutrients to fewer carbs, you can radically change the look of your physique without...

    John HansenFebruary 21, 2010
  • BCAAs and Delaying CNS Fatigue

    New research shows that BCAAs regulate alterations within the central nervous system that can adversely affect your physical performance and growth...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.February 18, 2010
  • Creatine: How Long to Load?

    It appears that you need to load creatine for five days minimum to get maximum results. Other questions, however, remain unanswered.

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 9, 2010
  • Fight Muscle-Eating Acid

    Another way that a high-acid diet can promote muscle loss is by increasing the release of cortisol, the primary catabolic hormone.

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 6, 2010