Building High-Performance Muscle™
Author: Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD

Supplement Research Update: Leucine and Protein Synthesis
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Wed, Jan 26, 2011

Solving the problem of a short anabolic response to Leucine.

Supplement Research Update: Creatine for Athletes
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Thu, Jan 06, 2011

Every athlete in a contact sport should probably use creatine monohydrate, at least in low doses until their muscle and brain levels of high energy phosphates are topped off.

Supplement Research Update: Fish Oil: Gender Matters
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Thu, Dec 30, 2010

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation.

Supplement Research Update: Curcumin a Fat Burner?
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Tue, Dec 28, 2010

Recent reports show that curcumin suppressed fat-cell differentiation, increased fat oxidation, and reduced body fat in mice during a 12-week period of supplementation.

Supplement Research Update: Resveratrol Decreases Fat Storage
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Thu, Dec 23, 2010

If obesity is a disease of inflammation, resveratrol is one key piece of the anti-inflammatory puzzle.

Supplement Research Update: Citrulline Helps Muscle Recover Faster
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Tue, Dec 21, 2010

CM appears to protect muscles from fatiguing and help them recover faster from intense exercise.

Supplement Research Update: Resveratrol for Muscle Growth
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Wed, Dec 08, 2010

Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time might enable the growth of more muscle.

Supplement Research Update: Muscle Memory, Steroids, and Creatine
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Tue, Dec 07, 2010

Human data already exist that suggest coQ10 can preserve type II (fast twitch) fibers during aging.

Supplement Research Update: Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Thu, Dec 02, 2010

Using the testosterone booster Alpha Male to not only potentially eliminate the AR crash post-workout, but to potentiate the AR response even further.

Supplement Research Update: CLA Fights Asthma
by Tim Ziegenfuss, PhD | Tue, Nov 23, 2010

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) can increase lean mass, reduce body fat, and based on new research from the University of British Columbia, even help asthmatics improve their tolerance for strenuous exercise.

Biceps . . . Fast or Slow?
by Tim N. Ziegenfuss | Fri, Sep 27, 2002

Short Topic #2: Biceps, Fast or Slow? A Research Study Analysis by Tim N. Ziegenfuss Title of Research Study: The effects of eccentric velocity on activation of elbow flexors: evaluation by magnetic resonance imaging Research Team: Kornelia ...

Testosterone: Real-World Data
by Tim Ziegenfuss | Fri, Jun 14, 2002

Testosterone Real-World Data by Tim Ziegenfuss If you've so much as picked up a newspaper in the last couple of weeks, or even a Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, People, or friggin' Weekly Reader, you've no doubt been force fed yet another article about the horrors of steroids. Yep, steroids are no doubt what the terrorists are planning on dropping into our drinking water, thus creating a horrible epidemic of exploding livers and diminuti...