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  • Bodybuilding’s Secret Weapon

    Scientific evidence shows that tyrosine steps up the production of catecholamines when muscle fatigue begins to set in.

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.January 31, 2010
  • Low Carbs, Low Training Intensity?

    Several studies have found that athletes who severely restrict carb intake suffer a loss of training intensity. On the other hand,...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 16, 2010
  • Is Protein Timing Overplayed?

    Based on those findings, the authors suggest that it is more effective to take a supplement containing amino acids and carbs...

    Jerry BrainumJanuary 1, 2010
  • PEG Your Power Output

    Specifically, PEG is believed to enhance the gastrointestinal absorption of creatine by increasing permeability coefficients in the GI tract and across...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.December 23, 2009
  • Myostatin Update

    The combination of large doses of GH and testosterone blunts myostatin, which leads to organ growth and a bloated abdomen.

    Jerry BrainumDecember 17, 2009
  • Shocking Protein Power

    Stress in its many guises is unavoidable. The body has numerous ways of dealing with the effects of stress, ranging from...

    Jerry BrainumNovember 25, 2009
  • 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
  • Anabolic Protein Limits

    Until recently, no one had bothered to test the notion that 30 grams of protein or less is about all the...

    Jerry BrainumOctober 21, 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
  • Lean Body Hi-Protein Energy Bars

    Labrada Nutrition, the most trusted name in sports nutrition, has introduced its new Lean Body Hi-Protein Energy Bars in four mouthwatering...

    Iron Man MagazineOctober 5, 2009
  • Carb Confusion

    One of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to losing bodyfat is, How much carbohydrate should I be eating?

    Becky HolmanSeptember 27, 2009
  • Nutritonal Recovery

    Studies show that engaging in resistance exercise, such as typical bodybuilding workouts, stimulates muscle protein synthesis for up to 48 hours...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 24, 2009
  • Wheying In

    Some studies suggest that other substances in colostrum ferry intact IGF-1 into the body, where it exerts its anabolic effects. Other...

    Jerry BrainumSeptember 12, 2009
  • Ornithine: Time for Another Look?

    About 25 years ago ornithine was a popular supplement among bodybuilders. It’s a free amino acid but is not commonly found...

    Jerry BrainumAugust 16, 2009
  • Anabolic Ammo

    Those in the BCAA group showed significantly higher testosterone counts, along with lower counts of cortisol and creatine kinase, an enzyme...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 26, 2009