Caffeine in Exercise and Sport

The Intelligent Use of Caffeine in Exercise and Sport We are a nation of stimulant junkies….and I love it. I have always thought that if you are going to be addicted to something, it might as well be stimulating. Better to enhance awareness (and thus existence) than blunt it or alter it. But, then again, …

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The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM)

The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM) Josh Baker, MD In 1999, Ligand Pharmaceuticals created something new. A drug that mimicked testosterone, but was more selective for skeletal muscle than previous versions of androgens. In their pursuit to treat muscle wasting in patients with cancer they developed what is known today as nonsteroidal selective …

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Optimal Protein for Size & Strength

Finding the Optimal Protein Requirement for Muscular Size and Strength Quantity, Quality, and Timing Installment FOUR of the FIVE THAT WORK Series          Lanny Littlejohn, MD There is a general belief among resistance training athletes and bodybuilders seeking larger and stronger muscles that increased protein intake over that recommended for the general …

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5 Reasons to use Creatine

5 reasons you should be using Creatine Part of the Five that Work Series Lanny Littlejohn, MD Bigger, Stronger, Leaner, Faster…… and smarter and healthier too? The Bottom Line Up Front: Creatine makes you Perform better physically (strength, power, and work performed) Increases muscle size Improves cognitive function (No, Really) Has a great track record …

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Anabolic vs anticatabolic: the role of HMB

Bigger, Faster, Stronger- HMB Mechanisms of Muscle Growth:  HMB supplementation and how you can use it. BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) HMB has Class A evidence supporting it’s use for gaining size and strength whereas the vast majority of sports supplements do not.   It has been twenty years since Nissen, et al first demonstrated …

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