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  • Leucine and Muscle

    Research suggests that drinking a leucine-enriched protein drink while you’re taking part in endurance exercise may boost muscle synthesis by up...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMay 3, 2012
  • Lit-Up

    The ultraconcentrated preworkout powder delivers the perfect amount of energy, focus and pump without the strung-out feeling and loss of appetite...

    Iron Man MagazineApril 23, 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
  • Mass-Training Fuel

    Q: I’ve been bodybuilding for about six months, and I have not used any supplements except for a basic multivitamin. I...

    Eric BroserApril 16, 2012
  • Boosting NO: A Different Approach

    Nitric oxide is a compound consisting of a nitrogen group attached to an oxygen molecule, but its simple structure is deceptive...

    Jerry BrainumApril 15, 2012
  • Supplements and Increased Risk of Mortality

    Q: What’s your opinion about a well-publicized Iowa study that links supplement use to increased risk of mortality? A: The study...

    Charles PoliquinApril 13, 2012
  • Mind Gains

    Do you need more focus in the gym? Is your mind wandering and forgetful? You may want to try the supplement...

    Becky HolmanApril 12, 2012
  • Supplemental Zinc May Shorten the Common Cold

    Depending on the total dose of zinc and the composition of lozenges, zinc lozenges may shorten the duration of common colds...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMarch 24, 2012
  • New Angle On Nutrition

    Kurt Angle, age 42, is training for the 2012 Olympic Trials. Angle earned a gold medal in Olympic freestyle wrestling in...

    Iron Man MagazineMarch 23, 2012
  • Fish Oil for Kidney Protection

    It’s estimated that many people over 60 have only 40 percent of kidney function left. Chronic kidney disease, as it’s known,...

    Jerry BrainumMarch 18, 2012
  • Eat More Acid

    If you slept through chemistry class, you probably forgot the mnemonic device for memorizing the essential amino acids: PVT TIM HALL...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.March 18, 2012
  • Antioxidants: More Harm Than Help?

    Various antioxidant nutrients, such as vitamins E and C, are a typical component of bodybuilding diets. Most bodybuilders use supplements containing...

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 8, 2012
  • The Truth: You Need Those Supplements

    In a recent commentary appearing in Sports Nutrition Insider, Jose Antonio, Ph.D., president of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, made...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.January 18, 2012
  • Love That Leucine

    Of the essential amino acids leucine is perhaps the single most important for us exercising folk. Why? Well, as they say...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.January 14, 2012
  • New Citrus Blast

    MetraGeniX, maker of the award-winning 2:1 protein bars, has added energy to protein with the introduction of its first 2:1 energy...

    Iron Man MagazineJanuary 11, 2012