Month: November 2019

BioLayne Video Log 17 – Don’t F*** Up Your Peak Week (You are not smarter than your body)

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In this week’s BioLayne Video log we examine some common peak week practices like cutting water, cutting sodium, and adding diuretics and discuss why they are suboptimal and what the science actually says. Link to my comprehensive peak week guide on My website: Twitter: Facebook: (full, but you can follow) Facebook page: Instagram: biolayne Vine: @biolayne


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There are plenty of people who will give you their opinion on a supplement. You can always search Google or Bing. But there is a better place to go to see actual science about supplements. It’s free, and easy to use as well. can be helpful, but I find it is more for common uses for supplements, like allergies, over-all health, ect… The Jerry Brainum Applied Metabolics Newsletter is a great resource, but you ….  Read More

BioLayne Video Log 18 – Carbohydrate Metabolism: What Intake is Right for You?

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In this BioLayne Video Log we discuss carbohydrates and their effects on anabolism, fat loss, metabolism, and metabolic adaptation. Tweets by BioLayne Some studies referenced in this video: Effects of Insulin in physiological range: Carb only meals do not stimulate MPS: Possible amino acid & carb synergism: 30g glucose vs. 90g glucose post workout with 30g whey: Ketogenic diets do not have a metabolic advantage over non-ketogenic high ….  Read More

Build Muscle Density and Boost Metabolism with DHEA- Thomas DeLauer

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Build Muscle Density and Boost Metabolism with DHEA- Thomas DeLauer DHEA used to be all the rage, then it fizzled out. Now it’s making a comeback. I expand further on this at This short video explains the benefits of DHEA for men and women. Although it’s not for everyone, it is definitely a valuable little supplement that harnesses the power of the ‘master hormone’ within the body. Find out when and how to use ….  Read More

Is Frank Zane taking shots at Arnold?

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Frank Zane recently made a post about the 1980 Olympia on instagram where he “congratulates” Arnold. Do you think he was being sarcastic or sincere? LINK to 1980 Olympia Video: *Interact with me on social media* -Instagram- @NicksStrengthPower -Facebook- @OfficialNickMiller -Twitter-@Dank_Nick -Website NEW APP HELPS YOU BUILD MUSCLE FASTER USING AI With this new bodybuilding app, you get a smart program that levels up automatically with you as you gain muscle. Your program also ….  Read More

Ketogenic Diets: What the Science Says

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Ketogenic Diets: What the Science Says In this video I discuss Ketogenic Diets. What are they? How do they work? Are they superior for fat loss and health? Are there health benefits to them and in what situations? Literature cited Ketogenic Diets have no metabolic advantage: Ketogenic Diet & Cancer: Ketogenic Diet & Epilepsy: Ketogenic Diet & Alzheimers: (custom macro coaching for $10/month) Tweets by BioLayne ….  Read More

How to Use Beta Alanine For Muscle Gains – Benefits, When and What to Take | Tiger Fitness

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Jay Cutler trains arms at Golds Gym Venice-THE MECCA

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WEBSITE: GEAR: SUPPLEMENTS:… Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: Snapchat: MroJayCutler Jay spends a few days in Venice comes to the Mecca to trains arms. He runs into a lot of friends including famous writer Jerry Brainum but also Chris Cormier, Brad Rowe, Breon Ansley and watches Francisco Soriano posing 2 weeks out from his Pro qualifier at the Bahamas Pro.

DHEA and Cortisol: More Than Just A Testosterone Booster – DHEA Review

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Sheer Maximum Strength DHEA DHEA is one of the most powerful supplements, but historically, it’s been one of the most underutilized ingredients. As one of our unsung hero ingredients, we want to call out why DHEA is a wonder ingredient. The main benefit we want to discuss today is the how DHEA can reduce Cortisol Reducing cortisol levels. Cortisol is the stress hormone; too much cortisol can throw your hormones, and ultimately, your body, ….  Read More

The Major Reason Bodybuilders Should Not Eat Tilapia | Straight Facts

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It’s no secret that fish is a key food group that are very beneficial to bodybuilders. In a recent video from Phil Heath – he claims that Tilapia is his fish of choice as he gets closer to a competition. This is because Tilapia has very little fat and very high protein. A perfect combination for bodybuilders. But upon taking a closer look, Tilapia might not be the best option for bodybuilders looking to perfect ….  Read More

Olympia 2017 Breakdown: How Phil Heath Won And Flex Wheeler Lost | Straight Facts

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The Mr. Olympia 2017 is over and now we need to wait an entire year before the next rousing mega event. But in the aftermath of this year’s Olympia weekend there has been an incredible response to Phil Heath’s narrow victory of Big Ramy. Many believing for the first time that Phil was the obvious loser. Jerry Brainum watched the entire live stream broadcast over the weekend and decided to give us his comprehensive breakdown ….  Read More

Size 24 mother who was mistaken for being pregnant, reveals how she shed SIX stone

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Size 24 mother who was mistaken for being pregnant, reveals how she shed SIX stone Jo Collins, 49, from Hampshire, who once tipped the scales at 17st 5lb and wore UK size 24, revealed how she was able to shed six stone in six months with the 1:1 Diet. Read More… Christian Bale And Matt Damon Warn About Losing Weight For Movies Like Ford V Ferrari Here’s what the actors have to say about the ….  Read More

Franco was the Original Giant Killer

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Jerry Brainum is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast and he talks about how Franco Columbu was the original Giant Killer and the day he met Arnold Schwarzenegger. Catch the full interview by subscribing to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast or visit

Do you need a Detox to lose fat?!?!

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Well, the f***ery is real. So much nonsense being spewed and information being manipulated so that you, the consumer can buy into another fad. It’s time to debunk these idiots and restore balance to the world… let’s get to it. Get my ebook on how to get SHREDDED: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

BioLayne Video Log 38 – Does Meat Cause Cancer?

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With the report from the World Health Organization (WHO) that processed meat should be considered a carcinogen and raises cancer risk there has been outright hysteria. In this video we break down what the data actually says and why media sensationalism has put real science on the back burner. Eating anything at anytime increases cancer risk: Spurious Correlations: Tweets by BioLayne

The Game Changers – Debunked

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Full write up: Below are links to the different research data used in this video “Fat” Gladiators: Modern Misconceptions Regarding the Dietary Practices of Swordsmen of the Ancient Roman Arena Thor Bjornsson’s diet Klitschko Training Camp Nutrition Plan ….  Read More

Is The Food Additive Titanium Dioxide A Danger In Your Supplements? | Straight Facts

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There’s a phrase you often hear when it comes to bodybuilding and supplements – “Make sure you know what you are putting in your body.” And truly this should extend beyond bodybuilding and supplements. In an era of vitamins, over the counter drugs, and processed foods… it’s very easy for all of us to put dangerous chemicals in our body unknowingly. That’s why Jerry Brainum has some really important straight facts for you this week ….  Read More

Classic Bodybuilding vs Modern Bodybuilding: A discussion with Jerry Brainum and John Terilli

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Classic Bodybuilding Mr Universe John Terilli Interview with Jerry Brainum from Former science editor of “Muscle and Fitness”, editor-at-large for Flex and writer of over 7500 articles in 30 international publications. Great stories about Frank Zane, Arnold Schwarzenegger and #bodybuilding in the 70s. We discuss the shift in modern bodybuilding and the change in #physiques and how we can bring #classicbodybuilding back. If you like it share it.

Super slimmer who shed 11 stone in seven years wishes she was still FAT

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Super slimmer who shed 11 stone in seven years wishes she was still FAT Victoria Harries, 34, from Cheltenham, who lost an impressive 11 stone after tipping the scales at 22st 7lb, says she wishes she was fat again after being left with more than a stone of excess skin. Read More… Size 16 mother sheds 5st after £11,500 gastric bypass – and claims it’s reversed her type 2 diabetes Gabrielle Pannaman, 48, from Hertfordshire, ….  Read More

BioLayne Video Log 32 – Understanding What ‘Toxic’ Really Means

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The word ‘toxic’, ‘toxins’, and ‘toxicity’ get thrown around a lot in the fitness industry. But what makes something toxic? In this video log we discuss toxicity and what it really is. We talk about why a little bit of a bad thing might be ok and why a lot of a ‘good’ thing might not be ok. Understand why the dose makes the poison. Also, in no way shape or form am I saying ….  Read More

Dr.Jose Antonio on BETA ALANINE Benefits, Dosage, Side Effects & Research Reviews

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Critical Supplement Tips for Low Carb Diets | Jim Stoppani, PhD

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Jim Stoppani, PhD is a firm believer manipulating carbs for dropping body fat and maintaining muscle mass. This video will cover some critical supplement tips for low carb dieting. ► Shop JYM Supplements: ► Shortcut to Shred: Common questions I get from people during their low carb periods are. • What can I do for more energy? • What can I do for my hunger? • What can I do for my sweet ….  Read More

Obese mother who tipped the scales at 18st is now almost half the size

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Obese mother who tipped the scales at 18st is now almost half the size Lucy Wharton, 25, from Seaham, County Durham, who weighed in at 18 stone at her heaviest has dropped five dress sizes and now weighs 10st 10lb. Read More… Personal trainer reveals she was ‘thin shamed’ by friends after losing 126lbs Nicole Caperilla, 31, from Connecticut, tipped the scales at 266lbs due to her diet of greasy pizzas and burgers – but ….  Read More

Motivation Doesn’t Work! Are you Driven?

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Motivation is bullshit! What will make the difference in your life is being driven. In this video I give an example of how drive got Avatar Nutrition through some hard times. Tweets by BioLayne

Can Vitamin D Build Muscle?

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Does Vitamin D help you build muscle? Or does it do the opposite and hurt muscle strength? Dr. Naomi “Ni” Albertson discusses how our bodies get Vitamin D, what levels of Vitamin D are normal, the role of Vitamin D in our health, and what research currently says about its relationship to muscle strength.

Supplements Review Part 3 – High Grade OMEGA-3s (Muscle Recovery Monster!)

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Pharmaceutical Grade Omega-3’s Here: As we continue with the part 3 of the supplements review we come to perhaps the most important of all…High Grade Omega-3s. I say the most important because omega-3’s exert the most powerful antiinflammatory effects on the body that any over the counter supplement can offer. By controlling inflammation, you can literally put a stop to the progressive negative recovery that most athletes, bodybuilders and weight trainers find themselves in. ….  Read More

The Best Ways To Prevent And Treat Stretch Marks | Straight Facts

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When you think about stretch marks – the first thing that comes to mind are women during pregnancy. That’s because the sudden and rapid growth of a child in a woman’s womb puts a lot of sudden stress on the skin. Something similar also happens with bodybuilders who start making sudden and massive gains. That bulking muscle stretches out the skin – and for some can lead to the same kind of stretch marks. If ….  Read More

Anxiety Disorders : What Are the Side Effects of Taking DHEA?

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The side effects of taking DHEA, a hormonal supplement to treat anxiety, include headaches, migraines, nausea, digestive issues and sleep disorders. Discover possible side effects of DHEA supplements with information from a licensed mental health counselor in this free video on anxiety. Expert: David Thomas Contact: Bio: Dr. David Thomas has been certified as a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Florida since 1986 and the National Board of Certified Counselors since ….  Read More

Is All Training Volume Created Equal?

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While I was in Australia at the Ultimate Evidence-Based Conference, I heard James Krieger give the BEST talk on the mechanisms of muscle hypertrophy. In his talk, he brought up a new concept called exertion load and how it could be a better way of predicting muscle growth. In this video, I break down what it is and it’s possible applications. Get my ebook on how to get SHREDDED: Get Custom Workouts by me ….  Read More

IPF Raw World Championships Update with Commentary

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Video of my overreaching phase of training before worlds as well as video from worlds with my commentary. You can see my training, why I did what I did and why we chose the specific attempts we did. Final Results Squat – 668 lbs (world record, gold medal) Bench – 380 lbs Deadlift – 711 lbs (silver medal, meet PR) Total – 1759 lbs (silver medal, PR total) For biolayne gear:

Is Liquid Creatine Better Or Worse Than Traditional Creatine? | Straight Facts

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Liquid or powdered? Creatine as a supplement has been known to do great things for a bodybuilder’s physique. For low level to top tier bodybuilders is a staple as part of their bodybuilding stack. As a supplement you can usually find it in powdered form much like many other bodybuilding supplements on the market. But apparently there’s a different variety of creatine. Liquid creatine is a supplement that claims to work the same as it’s ….  Read More

Lee Priest and High Fat Low Carb Diets

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Lee Priest is asked about his usage of the high fat and low carb diets. Lee is well renowned for his healthy appetite. So can he survive without carbohydrates? Is this his secret to his recent insane conditioning at the Mr Universe. If you need an adjustable dumbbell set – – we have the Ironmaster

Autophagy – And the Magical World of Intermittent Fasting

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Trigger Warning!!! It’s time to piss off a few people in the world of intermittent fasting. So let’s talk autophagy, and all the glamour behind it. Shall we?! Get my books on how to lose fat: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

How many carbs do you need to build muscle?

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Protein gets all the glamor when it comes to muscle building, but what about carbohydrates? Surely their effects on insulin might have anabolic properties? In this video I break down what the research says about carbs and building muscle Get my books on how to lose fat: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

F***ery Friday: Kai Greene Goes Vegan?!?

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It seems like the new documentary “The Game Changers” has really affected many people. In some cases for the best and others for the worst. So today we talk about Kai Greene and his announcement with possibly going vegan…. Get my books on how to lose fat: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

Beta Alanine 101: Everything You Need to Know

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Where I get my Beta Alanine: Discount code CHEFBUFF for 5% off. You can see the full supplement vid here: [SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL] [JOIN US ON MY FACEBOOK ARMY] [MY FEMALE WORKOUT CHANNEL!] [FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER] [MY FAT LOSS PROGRAM] [MY MASS AND STRENGTH PROGRAM] Topics covered: “beta alanine” beta alanine supplements creatine muscles exercise muscle whey diet nutrition muscle weight weights “weight loss” “fat ….  Read More

How to Set Up a Contest Prep – Week 8 – Diet Break Mistakes

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This week was Holly’s 2nd diet break and things didn’t go as planned. We discuss the mistakes she made and possible ways to fix them moving forward. Hopefully, this video can help some of you guys out there that are currently in a fat loss phase. Get my ebook on how to get SHREDDED: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

Celery Juice Craze

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Here we go… again. The latest trend is here. the celery juice craze. Let’s talk about some of the pros and cons and see if this the end all be all of nutrition or just another verse in the bro science textbooks. Get my ebook on how to get SHREDDED: Get Custom Workouts by me for $12.99/month: The BEST research breakdowns – Tweets by BioLayne

How Blood Test Results Can Be Misleading For Bodybuilders | Straight Facts

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While there are many people who don’t do it. It’s important to get blood tests somewhat regularly in order to have a better understanding of your health in the long term. This is especially true for athletes who push their body to the limit. But what many people don’t know is that your test results can be different for bodybuilders… and lead to misleading assumptions potentially by doctors. Much like any medical test results – ….  Read More

Dozens of deaths linked to vaping could be just 'the tip of the iceberg'

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Dozens of deaths linked to vaping could be just ‘the tip of the iceberg’ A US team has released CT X-rays of a 24-year-old patient who had been using the devices daily. They highlight alarming abnormalities, caused by fats from vaping oils found in his lungs. Read More… Runner in ‘Jesus Saves’ Bib Collapses, Is Saved by Group With Man Named Jesus The last moment Tyler Moon remembers clearly in the Twin Cities 10-Miler on ….  Read More