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  • Stop Struggling to Achieve Your Target Bodyweight

    Q: I’m struggling trying to achieve my target bodyweight—I started off well, but I can’t lose that final 10 pounds. Should...

    Charles PoliquinAugust 23, 2012
  • Milk Boosts Brain Function

    A number of studies have established a broad range of health benefits from drinking milk, from bone strength to cardiovascular health....

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDAugust 6, 2012
  • Get Ripped and Muscular

    IRON MAN’s recent addition of Lee Labrada as a columnist means that he sometimes mentions the supplements he takes, often without...

    Steve HolmanAugust 1, 2012
  • The Best Postworkout Protein Strategy

    You’ve no doubt heard about the different absorption times of the two primary milk proteins, whey and casein. Study after study...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 30, 2012
  • Protein Science for Bodybuilders

    Most bodybuilders prefer to use animal-based protein products in their diets and supplements, and there’s a good reason for it: Animal...

    Jerry BrainumJuly 27, 2012
  • Cholesterol Cures?

    Trying to get enough protein from food can be tricky. So many muscle-building foods are high in cholesterol, and we know...

    Steve HolmanJuly 17, 2012
  • Liquid Protein More Thermogenic Than Solid Protein?

    Protein has the highest thermic effect of the three major macronutrients. In fact, one of the reasons that high-protein diets work...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.June 26, 2012
  • L-Carnitine: Fat-Burning Gasoline

    The March ’12 IRON MAN featured an article titled, “The Ultimate Fat-Burning Supplement.” It was all about L-carnitine. According to the...

    Butch LebowitzJune 25, 2012
  • Bodybuilders Under the Microscope

    Most of the critiques related to the alleged dangers of eating a higher-protein diet have turned out to exist more in...

    Jerry BrainumJune 22, 2012
  • Are Postworkout Carbs Necessary?

    Carbohydrates are the preferred energy food source for the human body. All the carbs we eat are converted into the only...

    Jerry BrainumJune 3, 2012
  • Supercharged Oatmeal

    You probably know that oatmeal is an excellent choice for breakfast. A bowl has around 20 grams of slow-releasing carbs, so...

    Steve HolmanMay 24, 2012
  • The Muscle-Building Joy of Soy

    Soy protein has been around since about the time Jesse Owens was kicking some major German ass in Berlin, at the...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.May 22, 2012
  • New Study on Carb/Protein Ratios and Muscle Damage

    Source: J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2012 Apr;52(2):151-7. Abstract: Previous studies have indicated that exercise-induced muscle damage might be attenuated by...

    Iron Man MagazineMay 11, 2012
  • Eggs, Lecithin, Choline and Your Heart

    Back in the mid-’60s and early ’70s, bodybuilders didn’t have the huge variety of supplements that are now available—like “fat burners.”...

    Jerry BrainumMay 8, 2012
  • Whey Helps You Get Lean

    I teach a college class in exercise physiology at a private university in south Florida. The questions I get are often...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.April 19, 2012