Jerry Brainum, whom I feel writes some of the best no fluff, cutting edge, honest information about muscle building and supplements has just updated his Applied Metabolic Website with the following articles.
When I first began lifting weights in 1962, you never saw any women even go near weights. Lifting weights was strictly a male pursuit in those days, although in some parts of the country, such as in California, some women had dared to start using weights as a method of shaping … [Read more…]
Perhaps no nutrient is as misunderstood as sodium. If you played a word association game with any knowledgeable person and uttered the word “sodium,” the typical response would be “blood pressure.” Sodium is closely associated with the control of blood pressure in that an … [Read more…]
You just can’t wait to get to the gym to try that new triceps workout that you viewed on YouTube. In the video, 7-time Mr.Olympia Phil Heath revealed his exclusive triceps routine, the one that help propel him to his Mr.Olympia victories. You figure that Phil should … [Read more…]
Archives for June 2018
We can thank Elie Metchnikoff for the existence of probiotic supplements. Probiotic supplements are various strains of bacteria that are thought to be beneficial to health because of their favorable effect on the balance of bacteria that exist in the intestinal … [Read more…]
Angelo Sicilliano was your typical 90-pound weakling. He was born in Italy in 1892, but moved with his family to Brooklyn, New York when he was 11. One day while Angelo was at the beach in Coney Island, a bully kicked sand in his face. Since the bully was considerably larger … [Read more…]
About 40 years ago I had to be hospitalized after a bad bout with asthma. During my stay in the hospital, I had a discussion with a young pharmacy intern (it was a teaching hospital) about sports nutrition, which was then as now one of my favorite topics of discussion. When we … [Read more…]