The Aging Bodybuilder

I decided to subscribe to Monthly Applications in Strength Sport (MASS) because I enjoy keeping up with the latest research. My very first video I watched was called “Training and the Aging Process, Part 1.” After watching it I was pretty depressed. Dr. Mike Zourdos went over all the science that shows how as we get older it becomes harder … Read More

Protein Amount and Post Workout Protein Synthesis – Research Review

The latest research paper by MacNaughton et. al. shows that the response of muscle protein synthesis following whole-body resistance exercise is greater following 40 g than 20 g of ingested whey protein. Lyle McDonald goes over the study and provides us with his take on this latest research and its implications. Protein Amount and Post Workout Protein Synthesis – Research … Read More

Pre-Workout: Mammoth Pump Review

I have not been taking any pre-workout since I started training again. For the most part I find them to be pretty costly for what they actually do, the exception would be during contest prep where I might need that extra kick to get me through my training. The big buzz of late has been pre-workouts with Citrulline Malate in them … Read More

Creatine Timing

If you had asked me last week did it matter when you took your creatine I would have said no. The reason for this is that when you take creatine the body stores it in the muscle as creatine phosphate along with some water which results in a larger muscle. Now you see the attraction to bodybuilders. 🙂 In addition … Read More

Science, Scaremongering & Creatine

It’s hard to beleive that after all of the research that has been done on the safety and effectiveness of creatine as a natural supplement that there are journalist like Neil Francis who show how ignorant they are on the subject. It also shows how the mainstream media fails yet again at doing any kind of fact gathering prior to … Read More

Guru Performance Podcast Episode 16 – ‘Creatine’ with Craig Sale PhD

Another great podcast from Guru Performance! Episode 16 of the Guru Performance ‘We Do Science’ podcast! In this episode Laurent Bannock discusses ‘Creatine’ with Craig Sale PhD (Nottingham Trent University). In this session they get into: What is Creatine? How Creatine works Safety of Creatine Evidence behind creatine (performance & health) Using Creatine Creatine variants & scams [ Android ]

Why We Grow: Separating Fact from Fiction and Focusing on the Details that Matter

So many people are looking for the “secret” to building a great physique. Eric Helms of 3D Muscle Journey explains what we should be focusing on in order to make the most of our physique over at Much of the allure of bodybuilding is that it carries with it a mystique of “gym-lore” that began in the Steve Reeves … Read More

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