Ep.#178: Jerry Brainum, a top published bodybuilding nutrition writer talks the dark side of gr…

Jerry Brainum, is a well-known fitness and bodybuilding nutrition writer, with 35 years of experience and over 5,000 published magazine articles on his resume. Jerry has written and/or served in editor positions for such popular fitness publications such as: Muscle and Fitness, Flex, Men’s Fitness, Sports Fitness, Muscular Development, Muscle Mag International, Ironman, and Planet Muscle.

Jerry has also served as a nutrition consultant for numerous elite, world-class athletes, including basketball star, Vlady Divac; Vassiily Jirov, voted the “best boxer” at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Floyd Mayweather Jr, David Kamau, and Oscar de La Hoya. Jerry joins us to discuss the following:

– Why has Jerry never opened the bottle of modafinil, despite all of the research touting its benefits of enhancing cognitive activity
– Why should those who turn to caffeine for mental alertness consider adding theanine
– Why should you be careful with the amount of green tea you consume daily
– Why does Mike have an unhealthy, yet healthy, fear of getting old
– Why are the guys talking nootropics, women being attracted to women, and psychology
– What is Jerry’s advice for any one who wants to try nootropics
– Jerry shares why eating a balanced diet is usually not enough
– Why does Jerry recommend bacopa over ginko biloba in terms of addressing metal alertness
– What are the actual benefits of cortisol, contrary to popular belief
– Jerry shares a discussion he had with bodybuilding legend Frank Zane regarding Frank gaining weight
– Jerry shares the anti-aging benefits of metformin
– Why going low carb on a ketogentic diet is flawed

All this and much more:

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