Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
It’s tough to get enough healthy fatty acids through diet alone. Here’s why you should add them to your supplement protocol.
Is nicotine the physique athlete's best friend? Or just a bad habit waiting to happen?
Train your body to handle carbs better and watch it kick your muscle building and fat loss efforts into overdrive. Here’s how.
A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.
The following is the written transcript of TC's Audio Interview with Jose Antonio, PhD.
Almost every armchair nutritionist believes, deep down in his or her free radical-purged soul, that antioxidants are good for you. Trouble is, there seems to be scores of substances that have antioxidant capabilities. Figuring out which ones to take, and in what quantities, is enough to turn your body into a free-radical factory.
Antioxidant supplementation is one of the most confusing areas of nutrition. Hell, if you read the average daily newspaper, you're met with a deluge of information about the latest and greatest alleged antioxidants. If you followed all of the advice of the nutritional pundits, you'd be popping pills filled with exotic substances all day long.
Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.
Check out the three mechanisms of action by which BCAA can impact performance.
About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.
Improve insulin sensitivity with blueberries and you'll build muscle and lose fat faster. Here’s how.
Forskolin mimics the effects of calorie restriction and exercise, even in people who aren't dieting or exercising.
Creatine has been around a while. From the best ways to use it to the best type to buy, here’s what we know now.
Can't get lean or stay lean? Can't handle carbs? Impaired gene expression and nutrient partitioning could be the problem. Here's how to fix it.
Citrulline protects muscles from fatiguing and helps them recover faster from intense exercise. Here’s where to get it.
CLA can increase lean mass and reduce body fat, but can it help with asthma? Research says yes.
I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.
2001 International CLA Conference Report
NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.
Are you still using arginine-based nitric-oxide supplements? You’re wasting money. Here’s why.
New research shows that creatine helps with concussions, temperature regulation, and recovery. Check it out.
Creatine is the most studied sports supplement in history. Here’s what we’ve learned about loading, delivery systems, and timing issues.
Creatine has been around forever, but you don't hear much about it these days. Does it even work? Should you be taking it? Here's what you need to know.
Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.