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Jerry Brainum on the Growth vs. Longevity Trade-off

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In this clip from the longer interview of legendary bodybuilding writer Jerry Brainum, Jerry discusses his view of how bodybuilding is somewhat inherently opposed to longevity. Specifically, Jerry discusses an article that he was prevented from publishing nearly two decades ago, referencing the mTOR and AMPK pathways that we frequently discuss on our channel. Before the full podcast interview is released every Tuesday, I will post some clips that may interest listeners who don’t have ….  Read More

Bodybuilding.com Guide to HMB

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Learn the benefits of HMB in this quick video from Bodybuilding.com and supplement expert Anthony Almada! HMB is short for beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate. It is a new and exciting supplement that is one of the most popular body building supplements today. HMB is a metabolite of leucine, one of the body’s essential amino acids. There are small amounts of HMB present in many foods, primarily catfish, grapefruit, and alfalfa. HMB is available at Bodybuilding.com. For more ….  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