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  • Smart Supplement Regimen For The Over-30 Club

    A smart supplement regimen can help suppress the damaging effects of aging. “What are the best nutritional supplements for aging men...

    Anti-AgingIron Man MagazineAugust 7, 2015
  • 3 Natural Muscle Builders That Actually Work

    This trio of natural muscle-builders can help you add size safely and effectively. Don’t you hate the thought of not getting...

    LatestIron Man MagazineAugust 5, 2015
  • Whey Protein Before Training Burns More Calories

    Scientists have found a simple trick that can make you burn more calories during a work-out: Take a hit of whey...

    LatestIron Man MagazineAugust 4, 2015
  • Supplement Tidbits

    Quick Thoughts on Supplements I’m frequently asked about what supplements I take. In the next couple of weeks I’ll discuss some...

    FitnessSharon OrtigasMarch 26, 2015
  • The Japan Nuclear Nightmare: should you pop iodine pills?

    The recent massive earthquake in Japan has resulted in a significant amount of damage to several nuclear reactors, setting off fears...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumMarch 20, 2011
  • Steroids… the good, the bad and the ugly!

    Sooner or later you are going to be faced with a decision about Performance Enhancing Drugs; Anabolic steroids, hGH, anti –estrogens,...

    Blog PostDavid YoungFebruary 5, 2011
  • Creatine: once more falsely accused

    It amazes me how often creatine is blamed for various athletic problems. These problems range from dehydration to severe muscle cramps....

    Blog PostJerry BrainumAugust 25, 2010
  • The mouthwash of champions

    It’s no secret that ingesting carbohydrates improves exercise performance, particularly that related to exercise intensity levels and endurance. If you’ve ever...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumJune 3, 2010
  • Dangerous protein drinks?

    Consumer Reports magazine has a long established and well-earned reputation for independently testing various products for quality and efficacy. It was...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumMay 30, 2010
  • An easy way to boost antioxidant nutrient absorption

    Aloe Vera is a plant that grows in Africa, the Canary islands, and a few other places. For years, various medicinal...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumMay 13, 2010
  • Getting more bang from your vitamin D buck

    Vitamin D has emerged in recent years as a “star” nutrient” based on numerous scientific discoveries about its role in human...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumMay 12, 2010
  • Can arginine lower exercise fatigue?

    Despite being classified as a “nonessential” amino acid because it can be synthesized in the body, L-arginine is extremely popular with...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumApril 26, 2010
  • Does soy interfere with thyroid function?

    When I began training over 40 years ago, the major protein source in commercial protein supplements was soy. The most popular...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumApril 14, 2010
  • Why I don’t write about company sponsored studies

    A major complaint often voiced about various food supplements is that there are few, if any, studies published that back up...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumMarch 11, 2010
  • Ginkgo biloba extract raises testosterone levels?

    While leafing through a bodybuilding magazine in the library, I noticed a small item concerning the effects of the popular herbal...

    Blog PostJerry BrainumSeptember 12, 2009