Actionable Data: Routine Adjustments Based On Lack of Muscle In Spite Of Strength Gain

My most popular post, "The Six-Year Itch," was capped with this statement: I write this mostly for myself, as a return to what got me to damn near my genetic potential in the first place. High intensity weight training to total muscular fatigue, focusing on emptying the tank as fast as possible and judging progress … Continue reading Actionable Data: Routine Adjustments Based On Lack of Muscle In Spite Of Strength Gain

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Finally – “Strength Training and its Effects on the Biomarkers of Aging”

Way back when, I hinted at doing a research review of the biomarkers of aging. As class started this fell to the back burner as actually getting work done became somewhat important. However my research methods class had a research review as our main project and thus I had a reason to do the review. … Continue reading Finally – “Strength Training and its Effects on the Biomarkers of Aging”

Musings on Diet, Muscle Gain, and Longevity

Over at Doug McGuff's blog, there was some discussion regarding hypertrophy...big shock, right? Brandon Schultz DC proposed this regarding hypertrophy: these men must choose to eat AND train to get bigger, with VERY specific meal times, protein servings every three hours or so, abundant rest/recovery/sleep, and pre/peri/post workout supplementation to exaggerate the insulin/amino acid uptake … Continue reading Musings on Diet, Muscle Gain, and Longevity