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All posts tagged "Nutrition"

  • IGF-1 and Mortality

    Intense exercise triggers the release of IGF-1, which repairs the damage and causes the tissue to grow.

    HormonesJerry BrainumFebruary 3, 2009
  • A More Efficient GH Response

    Using extended-set techniques—such as X Reps, supersets and drop sets—is one of the ways I have continued to improve my physique...

    Muscle ScienceSteve HolmanJanuary 28, 2009
  • Marijuana Not Linked to Lung Cancer

    The study does not reveal how marijuana avoids causing cancer. Tashkin speculates that perhaps THC, a chemical in marijuana smoke, prompts...

    NutritionRobert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 25, 2009
  • The Testosterone Zone

    DHEA, Hormone Therapy and Quality of Life

    HormonesJerry BrainumJanuary 22, 2009
  • Say Yes to NO

    NO-boosting supplements increase muscle pump during exercise. They all contain the amino acid L-arginine, which is the main nutritional ingredient in...

    NutritionJerry BrainumJanuary 19, 2009
  • Real-World Supplement Test

    In a study presented at the 2007 International Society of Sports Nutrition conference, researchers tested the effects of having a preworkout...

    NutritionJerry BrainumJanuary 16, 2009
  • D-Rail Illness

    Winter is here, and that means less exposure to the sun. That’s good and bad—good in that you won’t get sunburned...

    NutritionBecky HolmanJanuary 14, 2009
  • Anabolic Steroids: Ultimate Research Guide

    What, you may ask, is the curious malady known as “trenbolone dick”?—or is it Dick Trenbolone? The answers to that and...

    NutritionJerry BrainumJanuary 13, 2009
  • Destress Yourself

    Training brutally hard is a double-edged sword. To make sure you stay on the good edge, there are a couple of...

    NutritionBecky HolmanJanuary 10, 2009
  • The Lean Body Promise

    In addition to diet coaching, Lee provides workouts, identifying aerobic and anerobic work and explaining why you need both but not...

    Product ReviewsBecky HolmanJanuary 7, 2009
  • IGF-1: Killer or Savior?

    Numerous studies show that maintaining an optimal count of IGF-1 forestalls many of the typical signs of aging.

    Anti-AgingJerry BrainumJanuary 4, 2009
  • Big, Strong and Ripped?

    Studies have shown that taking in simple carbohydrates along with an easy-to-digest form of protein like whey protein isolate greatly enhances...

    Burn FatJohn HansenJanuary 1, 2009
  • Muscle Science Roundup

    Unlike conventional aerobics, which increases resting metabolic rate only when you’re actually exercising, interval training leads to a sustained rise in...

    Burn FatIron Man MagazineDecember 29, 2008
  • Posttraining Protein

    Because most bodybuilders prefer to have their protein used for muscle-building purposes, the question is what amount of protein maximizes muscle...

    NutritionJerry BrainumDecember 26, 2008
  • Food Facts

    Apples are higher in fiber than many other fruits. One average-size apple has five grams of fiber, and we need about...

    NutritionBecky HolmanDecember 23, 2008