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  • Need Cuts? Go Fish

    Only fatty fish contain generous levels of omega-3 fats—sardines, mackerel, salmon and halibut, for example. The lean fish favored by bodybuilders,...

    Burn FatJerry BrainumMarch 28, 2009
  • DHEA Fountain of Youth or Washout?

    DHEA may be beneficial to about 85 percent of those over age 40.

    HormonesJerry BrainumMarch 25, 2009
  • Beta-Alanine and Anabolism

    While many studies related to supplemental beta-alanine have used untrained subjects, a few have used more experienced subjects.

    NutritionJerry BrainumMarch 22, 2009
  • New Buzz on Honey

    A study out of New Zealand suggests that honey can improve age-related memory decline and some types of stress. In the animal-based...

    NutritionBecky HolmanMarch 19, 2009
  • Muscle-Science Study Haul

    A Good Day at for Bodybuilding-Related Research.

    NutritionJerry BrainumMarch 16, 2009
  • Leucine

    Anabolic key to unlocking gains for older athletes.

    NutritionJacob M. Wilson CSCS and Gabriel J. Wilson MS CSCSMarch 13, 2009
  • Food Stuff to Ease Disease

    Coffee and diabetes. It was recently reported that drinking a lot of green tea or coffee every day can lower the...

    NutritionDaniel Curtis, R.D.March 10, 2009
  • Nutrition With a Get-Big Mission: Got the NAC?

    Oral forms of glutathione are useless because they degrade into the three amino acids that make up glutathione, essentially eliminating its...

    NutritionJerry BrainumMarch 7, 2009
  • Midlife-Muscle Supplement Guide

    Amino acids are the building blocks of muscle tissue, so it only makes sense that liberal use of a branched-chain-amino-acid supplement...

    Muscle GainSteve HolmanMarch 4, 2009
  • The Acid Factor

    From a dietary standpoint, muscle growth results when anabolic factors predominate over catabolic factors. Anabolic factors include a hormonal milieu favorable...

    NutritionJerry BrainumMarch 1, 2009
  • Compound Your Growth

    If you know something about muscle function, you realize that taking a couple of supplements together can help create exceptional anabolism—but...

    Muscle GainSteve HolmanFebruary 26, 2009
  • Dehydration

    The scientific literature on dehydration’s effect on anaerobic strength and power is contradictory. Some studies show a definite drop in strength...

    NutritionJerry BrainumFebruary 24, 2009
  • Scouting the Supplement Scene

    Despite the changes in serum hormones, no changes in body composition occurred; however, clinical safety markers were not adversely affected with...

    NutritionJose Antonio, Ph.D.February 21, 2009
  • Workout Stress Test

    When scientists look at factors associated with longer life span, stress is always one of them. In the brain, lifetime release...

    Muscle ScienceJerry BrainumFebruary 15, 2009
  • Dieting and Dating

    When you’re preparing for a show, you have to focus on the things that you have to do in order to...

    Burn FatDave GoodinFebruary 12, 2009