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All posts tagged "Nutrition"

  • Joint Rejuvenation

    Weight training can take a toll on joints. Wear and tear after years of pumping iron can cause aches and pains...

    Diet & RecipesBecky HolmanAugust 25, 2009
  • Cortisol and Belly Fat

    Does cortisol really force fat onto your midsection, as seen in television commercials?

    Burn FatBecky HolmanAugust 22, 2009
  • Food Fight Infusion

    They can cause everything from sinus congestion to headaches to joint pain to irritable bowel syndrome to flatulence, and they can...

    Diet & RecipesBecky HolmanAugust 19, 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...

    NutritionJerry BrainumAugust 16, 2009
  • Energy Drinks

    Though many of us don’t pay much attention to reaction time, think about it; one of the key elements in optimal...

    NutritionJose Antonio, Ph.D.August 13, 2009
  • Fish Oil Follies

    There’s been some controversy recently concerning supplemental fish oil.

    NutritionBecky HolmanAugust 10, 2009
  • The Body Fat Solution

    Venuto’s number-one principle is calorie deficit—if you burn more calories each day than you take in, you lose ugly fat. It’s...

    Burn FatBecky HolmanAugust 7, 2009
  • Binge Buster

    Recent studies show that as far as fat gain goes, it doesn’t matter if you get your calories during the day...

    Diet & RecipesBecky HolmanAugust 4, 2009
  • Food Facts

    Coffee improves concentration. Research shows that coffee drinkers perform better on memory tests. About four cups a day is the limit....

    NutritionBecky HolmanAugust 1, 2009
  • Natural Testosterone Boosters

    It’s no secret that anabolic steroids help build muscle size and strength. The problem with steroids is twofold. First, they’re prescription...

    HormonesJerry BrainumJuly 29, 2009
  • Anabolic Ammo

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

    NutritionJerry BrainumJuly 26, 2009
  • Protein Intake

    Taking the protein before and after training blocked the response of both active and total testosterone to the exercise, much the...

    Muscle GainJerry BrainumJuly 23, 2009
  • Novel Fat Fighters

    A recent study investigated the effect of cheonggukjang on various aspects of fat metabolism. For those of you who’ve never heard...

    Burn FatJose Antonio, Ph.D.July 20, 2009
  • Preworkout Chocolate?

    The supplements contain such compounds as arginine or glycine propionyl-L-carnitine, which help the body produce NO, which in turn dilates blood...

    NutritionBecky HolmanJuly 17, 2009
  • Wrinkle Reduction

    Many IM readers are familiar with phosphatidylserine, a soy lipid (see page 64). It’s big on helping reduce cortisol, the stress...

    NutritionBecky HolmanJuly 14, 2009