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Straight Facts: What Determines How Much Fat You Burn During A Workout?

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BEST Fat Burner Supplements Of 2022: https://generationiron.com/best-fat-burners-for-bodybuilders/ BEST Fat Burner & Muscle Builder Combo: https://generationiron.com/fat-burner-muscle-builder-combo/ READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-fat-workout/ Jerry Brainum breaks down optimizing fat oxidation during a workout in this week’s Straight Facts. Diet is the most important factor to losing weight. But that doesn’t mean you can’t help improve your fat burning capabilities via workouts and aerobic exercise. Yes, exercising can help you add a bit more fat loss into your goals ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Should Competitive Bodybuilders Have Tattoos?

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-tattoos-bodybuilding/ Jerry Brainum breaks down the risks of having extensive tattoos as a competitive bodybuilder. Tattoos are far more accepted today than they once were. This is also clear in the world of bodybuilding – where it’s become more common for a competitor to step on stage with more extensive tattoos covering their physique. But do extensive tattoos end up hurting their chances for a victory on stage? And are there ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Pros and Cons Of The Most Popular Bodybuilding Diets

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-bodybuilding-diets/ Jerry Brainum shares the straight facts on the most popular diets in bodybuilding – which is the best? The benefit of living in a true information era is the vast amount of variety we can access. Today, the average person is able to know so much more about nutrition, health, and diets than ever before – if they choose to. The downside, of course, is that there can be too ….  Read More

Straight Facts: The Biggest Mistake To Avoid When Using Creatine

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Jerry Brainum breaks down the realities behind reported side effects in creatine. Creatine is a powerful and effective supplement for helping to increase muscle growth with very little and few side effects. In fact, it’s somewhat surprising how helpful this supplement can be without being a PED. Of course, this is if you train effectively while using the supplement. However, there have been some reported side effects that might make some lifters stray away from ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Debunking The Biggest Protein Myths For Building Muscle

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-protein-myths/ Jerry Brainum debunks the biggest myths in bodybuilding regarding protein Protein is the foundation of building muscle in bodybuilding. It’s the most basic knowledge an aspiring bodybuilder learns upon taking up weight training. However, despite this foundational knowledge, over time there have been many myths that unnecessarily complicate things when it comes to determining the correct diet for your bodybuilding needs. In our latest episode of Straight Facts, Jerry Brainum ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Biggest Fat Loss Misconceptions & Mistakes

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-fat-loss-misconceptions/ Jerry Brainum gives the straight facts on the biggest myths in fat loss and how to avoid making these frustrating fat burning mistakes. For many people across the world, weight loss is a nightmare. There is an entire industry and culture behind weight loss. Companies that attempt to sell you the next big trick to lose weight without the stress. Many are scams. Some are based in truth but oversold ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Is Intermittent Fasting Effective For Fat Loss? Does It Lead To Muscle Loss?

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READ full article: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-intermittent-fasting/ Jerry Brainum breaks down the pros and cons of intermittent fasting and whether it can fit into a bodybuilding lifestyle. Intermittent fasting is one of the most popular diet trends of the moment. Perhaps it is even more than a simple trend. The intermittent fasting diet lifestyle has been talked about for nearly a decade at this point and has failed to lose steam. But is it really a more effective ….  Read More

Straight Facts: When Is The Best Time To Workout?

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READ full article: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-best-time-workout/ Jerry Brainum shares the straight facts on whether or not there is truly a best time to workout for muscle gain or fat loss. In the world of bodybuilding and fitness, individuals are always searching for ways to best optimize every aspect of staying healthy and fit. Whether it’s a way to train less time for the same results, tweak a training program for better muscle growth, or discover that “magic” ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Understanding SARMs – Are They Safe? What Are The Real Risks?

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-sarms/ Jerry Brainum shares the straight facts about SARMs and the common misconceptions perpetuated around the unapproved substance. There used to be a time when bodybuilding and pro sports were only associated with one key performance enhancing drug – steroids. Those days are gone. We now have athletes that use a wide array of PEDs. One of those is selective androgen receptor modulators – also known commonly as SARMs. This substance ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Is Lemon Myrtle The Most Anabolic Supplement Ever Discovered?

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READ full article: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-lemon-myrtle-anabolic-supplement/ Jerry Brainum shares the straight facts on a new discovery that may prove to be one of the most anabolic natural substances in existence. Those who are interested in pushing their body to the limits of muscular ability are always trying to find ways to enhance their progress. Some will turn to PEDs for this enhancement, while others will try and stay on the legal side of things and look for ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Top 10 Ways To Break Through A Training Plateau

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-training-pateau/ Jerry Brainum breaks down the straight facts for breaking through a training plateau. Unfortunately, there is no “secret” to mastering bodybuilder. Rarely, if ever, can you learn the “perfect training routine” that transforms your physique forever. In fact, as time passes, your body will need new stimuli to earn more gains. The act of bodybuilding is about adapting constantly. It’s failing to adapt that can lead to frustrating training plateaus. ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Comparing Old School Vs New School Bodybuilding

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READ full article: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-old-school-new-school-bodybuilding/ Jerry Brainum dishes out the straight facts comparing old school vs new school bodybuilding tactics throughout the generations. Technically, bodybuilding has existed as a lifestyle endeavor since the 19th century. So when speaking of old school bodybuilding – it can be referencing various eras in the history of the both the sport and the culture as a whole. Typically, when people discuss old school bodybuilding, they are referencing 60s and 70s ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Everything You Need To Know About Muscle Hypertrophy

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-muscle-hypertrophy/ Jerry Brainum shares the straight facts on the three key factors involved in muscle hypertrophy – aka muscle growth. If you are even a casual bodybuilder you have likely heard the term muscle hypertrophy. In simplest terms, muscle hypertrophy is the growth of muscle fibers. It’s a key factor in bodybuilding and sculpting a physique. While any gym goer has likely activated muscle hypertrophy through the act of weightlifting – ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Do You Really Need To Train To Failure?

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-training-to-failure/ Jerry Brainum breaks down the straight facts on training to failure and if it’s necessary for optimal muscle growth. Training to failure is a concept that is often talked about in bodybuilding, strength sports, and weightlifting. The basic concept is all in the phrase – you must train so hard that you cannot physically lift any further. The theory is that this pushes your muscle fibers to such a level ….  Read More

Straight Facts: The Top 10 Biggest Nutrition Mistakes In Bodybuilding & Fitness

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-nutrition-mistakes/ Jerry Brainum breaks down the straight facts for the top 10 most common nutrition mistakes in bodybuilding, fitness, and strength sports. Last week, Jerry Brainum did an entire Straight Facts episode breaking down the biggest training mistakes that individuals usually make in bodybuilding. This week, Brainum is following up on this topic but focusing on the nutrition side of bodybuilding. What are the biggest nutrition mistakes in bodybuilding and fitness? ….  Read More

Straight Facts: The Biggest Bodybuilding Mistakes & Misconceptions No One Talks About

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READ full article: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-bodybuilding-mistakes/ Nobody is perfect. But in today’s day and age of fast flying digital technology – bodybuilding misconceptions are more prevalent than ever before. It might stand to reason that having a search engine in our pockets at all time provide us with more access to correct information. But the sad reality is that the internet gives away to more misinformation that spreads and is believed at a faster rate. That’s why ….  Read More

Straight Facts: How To Prevent Catastrophic Health Issues As A Bodybuilder

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READ full article here: https://generationiron.com/straight-facts-jerry-brainum-bodybuilding-health-tests/ Last week, Jerry Brainum broke down some facts regarding health in bodybuilding – and how it compares to the average person. What he revealed was that bodybuilders have many habits that make them more healthy but these are undercut by extreme drug use. To follow up on this topic, Jerry decided to go into detail about important preventative measures that bodybuilders should seriously consider taking. In this week’s episode of ….  Read More

Straight Facts: Are Bodybuilders Really Dying More Than The Average Person?

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JERRY BRAINUM ON EFFECTS OF SYNTHOL

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JERRY BRAINUM THE DIFFERENCE IN OLD SCHOOL WORKOUTS

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The Truth Behind This “Supposed” Nitric Oxide Booster | Straight Facts

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If you are paying attention to bodybuilding and food supplements you have probably heard of agmatine. An ingredient found in supplements that claim to help boost nitric oxide – but does amgatine actually help with nitric oxide levels at all? And should you be spending extra money (or maybe just your time) seeking out supplements with this ingredient? The short answer is no – and there’s a very good reason why. Watch Jerry Brainum’s latest ….  Read More

Alternative To Drinking Breast Milk For Gains | Straight Facts

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It’s a controversial topic but some bodybuilders believe that drinking breast milk is a good way to help boost gains and improve your health. The jury is out as to whether or not this really makes a difference but one thing is for sure – some people might want the benefit but don’t want to actually drink breast milk. Maybe they don’t like the taste. Maybe it grosses them out. Whatever the reason, there is ….  Read More

How Oral Steroid Turinabol Works And Why Jon Jones May Have Used It | Straight Facts

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Jon Jones has once again tested positive for a UFC illegal drug. And while Jon Jones still denies it despite two separate tests proving him guilty – it looks pretty obvious that this will remain another blotch on the mega fighter’s career. But exactly what is turinabol and why would Jon Jones risk his career by taking it before his big fight? Jerry Brainum breaks down the facts behind this oral steroid, what it does, ….  Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Is Chromium The Muscle Building Mineral You’re Missing Out On? | Straight Facts

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While it’s often assumed that all pro bodybuilders use steroids to get freakishly massive – that is far from the case. While it would be foolish to say steroids doesn’t exist in the sport, there are still many professionals who want to stay drug free. Because of this, athletes are constantly on the search for natural ways to obtain the anabolic effect. One controversial nutrient that studies claim could provide anabolic growth is chromium… but ….  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

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

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