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.
Do Women Need to Train Differently Than Men? by Jerry Brainum
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…]
Sodium Truths by Jerry Brainum
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…]
No Pain, No Gain: The Mystery of Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness by Jerry Brainum
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
Probiotic Supplements: Boon for Health or Waste of Money? by Jerry Brainum
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…]
No Load Muscle Training: Gain you gain muscle mass using no added weight? by Jerry Brainum
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…]
What is the Optimal Protein Intake Per Meal for Building Muscle? by Jerry Brainum
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…]
Alex Rogers is a supplement manufacturing expert. He has been formulating, consulting, & manufacturing dietary supplements since 1998. Alex invented protein customization in 1998 & was the first company to allow consumers to create their own protein blends. He helped create the first supplement to contain natural follistatin, invented whey protein with egg lecithin, & recently imported the world’s first 100% hydrolyzed whey.