Tag: Fitness

Where Do People Get Steroids? And What Are The Risks? | Straight Facts

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Everyone knows that steroids are illegal in the United States – yet many athletes (including bodybuilders) still use steroids. It’s something that most leagues or federations are trying to crack down on… but the bigger question is – where do people actually get these steroids if they are illegal? And how do we know exactly what is in them if not from a medically trusted source? Jerry Brainum breaks down both of these questions and ….  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 http://www.ThomasDeLauer.com 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

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

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

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: https://bbcom.me/2EdhYY3 ► Shortcut to Shred: https://bbcom.me/2GOpFJw 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

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

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 – http://samsfitness.com.au/ironmaster-dumbell-set – we have the Ironmaster

Beta Alanine 101: Everything You Need to Know

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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

LEE PRIEST and LOW CARB Diets in BODYBUILDING

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LOW CARB DIETS are all the rage, not just in BODYBUILDING, so it will be interesting for everyone to hear Lee’s thoughts on this subject. Sam’s Fitness – Gym Equipment is the Australian importer of Barbarian Line, Megatec, ATX, Ironmaster and Powertec. They are quality international brands of gym equipment, and you can buy them direct from the importer. Sam’s Fitness – Gym Equipment: https://samsfitness.com.au/ Follow us Facebook – https://goo.gl/uKtsUx OR Instagram – https://goo.gl/nF3Kfq

Eggs in the Golden Era of Bodybuilding

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Contrary what people think the ‘whole egg’ is good for you not just the whites; Watch this and see how it works. IN the Golden Era we lived on eggs for our best muscle gains 12% OFF Old School Labs at https://amzn.to/2eDZw22 with code DRASIN12 – The only supplements I trust and associate my name with.

Doug Brignole FOREARMS, CALVES & ABS Development

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Best way to develop forearms, calves and abs discussed by Doug and Ric Old School Style. Interesting conversation and point of view on training. 12% OFF Old School Labs at https://amzn.to/2eDZw22 with code DRASIN12 – The only supplements I trust and associate my name with. www.ricdrasin.com

Is Experimental Drug Endurobol Worth Taking For Bodybuilders? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Endurobol is an drugs that claims to offer a lot of benefits that could help a bodybuilder… but do the negatives out weigh the positives? That’s what Jerry Brainum is here to answer. Welcome to Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum, an in depth exploration of the more complicated elements behind bodybuilding training, nutrition, and supplements. Hosted by legendary and longtime industry expert, Jerry Brainum, Straight Facts answers user questions so no one is left in ….  Read More

Is Overtraining A Myth? | Flex On ‘Em

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Overtraining is a term that has been tirelessly talked about for years in the bodybuilding industry. It’s vague. It’s overused. And everyone has a different opinion on whether or not this concept is really true. Can you overtrain or is the whole thing a myth? Flex Wheeler weighs in on the subject for our latest episode of Flex On ‘Em. After years of experience and testing his body, Flex might be the perfect person to ….  Read More

Should Bodybuilders Take Arachidonic Acid Supplements For Increased Gains? | Straight Facts

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For most people, Arachidonic Acid is not necessary in your daily diet. Actually, it has some chance of further inflaming any sort of inflammable diseases you might already have. But there is some evidence to support that Arachidonic Acid supplements might actually help increase your gains. According to Jerry Brainum and a few studies that he has pulled up – this supplement can help kickstart muscle growth after a workout with very few health risks ….  Read More

The Best Way For Skinny People To Pack On Mass | Straight Facts

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There are three basic reasons why people want to train in the gym. They want to be stronger, lose weight, or pack on muscle mass. For most of the general public – losing weight seems to be the biggest obsession and also biggest challenge. But there are some people who have trouble doing the opposite. Ectomorphs (aka – skinny people by nature) often have a hard time actually packing on mass. This is a problem ….  Read More

You’re Probably Not Getting Enough Sleep, And It’s Costing You Gains | Straight Facts

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Hard work pays off – this is most certainly a true statement. But hard work at the cost of rest and sleep? That is NOT the way to go at all. Often times people feel like they need to optimize their life by cutting out sleep so they can get more work in. This is not a good idea. While training in the gym is necessary to see gains – the real growth happens when ….  Read More

Olympia 2016 Breakdown: The Real Reason Kevin Levrone’s Legs Were Small | Straight Facts

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Our Post Olympia 2016 coverage continues! In our latest episode Jerry takes a break from the question/answer formula to talk about the 2016 Mr. Olympia competition in detail. Most specifically… the real reason why Kevin Levrone’s legs were so small and lacking. Watch it in the latest episode of Straight Facts above. Jerry also breaks down the entire top ten line up from Phil Heath, Dexter Jackson, and Shawn Rhoden… all the way down to ….  Read More

Why Are Bodybuilders Using This Illegal Russian Drug? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Why are bodybuilders suddenly talking about using this illegal Russian drug known as Phenibut? You might find this drug name pop up in bodybuilding forums. So what’s the deal? Does this have any benefits towards lifting? Or is it something else entirely? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts in the video above! Bodybuilding, weight training, fitness – all on the Generation Iron Fitness Network. Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i ….  Read More

The Most Important Things To Look For In Protein Bars & Meal Replacements | Straight Facts

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Much like anything else we consume in this world – what is inside protein bars and meal replacement bars matter. No two bars are created equal and in a world where people are looking for the fastest way to get rich… some products might be short changing you to get inside your wallet. While a nutrition bar is by no means the secret trick to getting massive – they are a very convenient and helpful ….  Read More

Can Injecting Insect Hormones Have Anabolic Effects Similar To Steroids? | Straight Facts

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While very many people don’t like insects – most have probably heard that they can be great sources of protein. What you probably haven’t heard is that they also might be able to provide an anabolic effect for athletes. Now don’t go running out eating bugs just yet. We’re talking about Ecdysteroids, an insect hormone that scientists have been studying to see what kind of effect they can have on building muscle and burning fat. ….  Read More

Do Alkaline Diets Actually Help You Train Harder? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Any serious lifter is aware of “the burn” – that moment when your muscles are on fire and you can barely put up another set. Some people incorrectly attribute this as part of the pump. The reality is that the burn is actually from lactic acid in your muscles. It causes soreness and it’s what causes you to eventually have to “give up” when you’ve maxed out. So is there a way to stave off ….  Read More

Can You Really Isolate Individual Muscle Parts Using Specific Exercises? | Straight Facts

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When it comes to training for the perfect physique – the details matter. It’s not just about getting strong or overall massive, it’s about hitting every single muscle head and sculpting a statue-like physique. This can be harder than it looks when you get to the nitty gritty. Those final spots that will tie it all together. The kinds of things that make or break a champion. Many people believe that you can use specific ….  Read More

Is Yohimbine A Fat Burner That Actually Works? | Straight Facts

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There are a lot of fat burning supplements on the market trying to capitalize on one thing many people desperately want – a quick and effective way to lose more weight. This might simply be someone who hates working out but wants to find the best way to lose weight “easily.” But fat burning is also important to bodybuilders looking to hone in their bulk and become a shredded as possible before a competition comes ….  Read More

How Does Coming Off Steroids Affect Cortisol And Estrogen Levels? | Straight Facts

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While not condoned by the IFBB – it’s common knowledge that many bodybuilders (pro or otherwise) utilize steroids in order to reach the freaky size that spectators find so exciting. But after all the hard work while using steroids, what happens to your body after you stop taking the drug? Do all of your gains instantly disappear? The short answer is in a sense… yes. In this week’s episode of Straight Facts Jerry Brainum answers ….  Read More

Can Nitric Oxide Damage Your Body Before A Workout? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Can high levels of nitric oxide damage your body, specifically the testes? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts. These days there’s tons of information out on the internet and magazines – making it nearly impossible to be uninformed when it comes to bodybuilding, dieting, and fitness. But what about those very specific questions? The ones that don’t have an instant “google-able” result and might even require hours of research you just don’t have the ….  Read More

Bodybuilding Legend Bill Grant and Science Writer Jerry Brainum

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Bill Grant is a world renowned fitness expert, a legendary Bodybuilder , Mr. America and Mr. World. He is the president of Bill Grant Nutrition and has been the producer/host of his own TV and Radio show. He has appeared in numerous movies including Pumping Iron starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Bill has written articles for health and fitness magazines and has over 40 years experience in the field. He is the recipient of the Muscle Beach ….  Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Are NOT Making Gains | Straight Facts

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One of the most frustrating things in the world is when you actually put in the effort and hard work to build muscle but you see no results. Suddenly everything feels futile – what could you possibly be doing wrong? Well it turns out there are very many things that you might be doing wrong and Jerry Brainum has a helpful checklist to help you start making gains. Now you can stop wasting your time ….  Read More

Are Weight Gainer Supplements Worth It For Bodybuilders? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Can weight gainers do more harm than good for a bodybuilder trying to put on mass? Jerry Brainum gives you the Straight Facts as to whether or not you should be taking these supplements. Only on Generation Iron! Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the GI Fitness Network: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GenerationIron Check out our official website: Generation Iron Fitness Network Check out our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationIron And follow us on Twitter: Tweets by GI_Fitness

Can You Really Get Bigger Muscle Lifting Lighter Weight? | Straight Facts

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Bodybuilding and heavy weights normally go hand in hand. The kind of hardcore massive weight that is conjured when thinking about stereotypes of bodybuilders. But for as long as bodybuilding has existed – people have debated whether or not you really need to lift heavy weight. One big reason for this debate is that lifting heavy weight constantly can lead to injuries – especially as you get older. But will you lose muscle mass for ….  Read More

Creatina Monoidrata – Jerry Brainum – Sub Ita

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What Food Supplements Worked Best For 60s & 70s Bodybuilders? | Straight Facts

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We live in a day where there are hundreds of options for supplements in the bodybuilding market. It has gotten to the point where there are so many options it’s near impossible to know which is the best to use and if there’s anything else missed out on. That’s why this week Jerry Brainum is breaking down the prime food supplements that old school bodybuilders used before things got so complicated. We’re talking about 60s ….  Read More

Avoid This Dangerous Bodybuilding Drug At All Costs | Straight Facts

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Forget steroids. This dangerous bodybuilding drug can actually kill. Could it be the most dangerous drug in the bodybuilding industry? Jerry Brainum gives the full and straight facts regarding this weight loss drug, often called DNP. Get the full info in our episode above. Bodybuilding, Weight Training, Fitness – All on the Generation Iron Fitness Network Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the ….  Read More

The Reason Vitamin K Is Important For Bodybuilders | Straight Facts

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When people start talking about vitamins it can be a real bore. There’s nothing inherently exciting about the vitamins you are supposed to take – yet they are important in very subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) ways. Case in point: vitamin K. At first glance vitamin K doesn’t have anything to do with bodybuilding specifically. It’s used to help clot blood. But there are many forms of vitamin K. Specifically, vitamin K2 can have ….  Read More

Magnesium And Dangers Of Cutting Water Weight Before Competitions | Straight Facts

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Magnesium is a very important mineral for everyone and the sad truth is that many of us don’t absorb enough daily. But this is especially true of athletes and anyone undergoing high intensity exercise… of course this includes bodybuilders. And while magnesium is a mineral that we should all keep track up for our overall health, it is extra important for bodybuilders to actually understand how magnesium can not only effect their health but their ….  Read More

The Problem With Boron And Testosterone Boosting | Straight Facts

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In the constant search for new ways to pack on more muscle and mass – bodybuilders and lifters will look towards anything that can give them an edge. That’s where supplement companies come in and try to take advantage of how passionately athletes are looking for a new way to get huge. Boron has been advertised as a mineral that can help boost your testosterone – but after checking the actual studies and facts… Jerry ….  Read More

Do You Need To Do Squats To Get Big Legs? | Straight Facts

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For as long as bodybuilding has existed, squats have been seen as a key exercise and essential for serious leg development. But as science and technology has progressed – many have been worried or intimidated by the squat. This is mostly due to fear of knee or back injuries. These are things to truly be careful about – but much of the information regarding squats and knee injury is over exaggerated or even completely misinformed. ….  Read More

The Reason Pre 1960’s Bodybuilders Didn’t Use Steroids | Straight Facts

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When people talk about old school bodybuilding – you might think about the Golden Era athletes like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sergio Oliva. But in this week’s episode of Straight Facts we are talking about the OLDER SCHOOL bodybuilders. 1930’s – 1950’s era athletes like Reg Park and Steve Reeves. Jerry Brainum has a bone to pick with the comments online claiming this original giants used steroids – but according to Jerry this is wrong on ….  Read More

Do You Lose Muscle When You Get Off Steroids? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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In many ways steroids are par for course in bodybuilding. It doesn’t magically give you muscle but it does make your hard work and intense fitness training go a lot farther. But once you earn all that muscle… do you lose it if you stop taking steroids? Jerry Brainum busts another myth in our latest episode of Straight Facts. Watch it above! Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to ….  Read More

How To Train While Injured And Not Lose Gains | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Here’s how to effectively train after being injured and prevent losing your gains as much as possible. Jerry Brainum shares essential advice. Nobody is perfect and sometimes injuries happen while training. This is especially common when you’re pushing your body as hard as possible to make unprecedented gains. So what do you do when a serious injury has you down? Do you stop training and lose all that hard work? And what about the slow ….  Read More

What Is Scientifically The Best Bodybuilding Workout For Mass Muscle? | Straight Facts

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Weight training has been around for a very, very long time. This had led to the invention and evolution of various workout programs that aim to help you build muscle in the best way possible. If you check out any bodybuilding website or magazine you will see constant tips, training programs, and breakdowns – all being consumed by the fitness obsessed trying to find out the “ultimate secret” to best build muscle. With so many ….  Read More