How SPMs can improve your health and performance

Reading Time: < 5 minutes I first became equated with the term “Vitamin M” when I was a flight surgeon with VMAQ4, a Marine Corps Prowler Squadron (EA-6B) out of Cherry Point, NC.  I did several things during that 2.5 year tour including racking up hundreds of flight hours, attending NASA’s DOD manned space flight …

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9 Proven Ways to Raise Your Testosterone

What are the proven practical ways to increase your testosterone? We all know that adequate testosterone levels are needed in order to maintain your health, improve your body composition, make and/or keep you strong, and maintain a high level of physical performance – not to mention stave off the effect of father time on your …

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DHEA: Is this the most effective Testosterone Booster?

How I Boosted my own Testosterone by over 30% Earlier this year I had the pleasure of consulting with an advanced performance physician that works with multiple special operations units and professional sports teams.  We talked a lot about how to maximize performance in aging athletes, so naturally, the conversation swung to the “T” word. …

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5 MAJOR Reasons to use Creatine

5 Major reasons you should be using Creatine And one reason you shouldn’t Bigger, Stronger, Leaner, Faster…… and smarter and healthier too? The Bottom Line Up Front: Creatine makes you Perform better physically (strength, power, and work performed) Increases muscle size Improves cognitive function (No, Really) Has a great track record of safety Has a …

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Beta Alanine and Stamina

Beta-alanine taken daily in divided dosages for one month WILL improve your physical performance for exercise lasting 1 to 5 minutes.

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Caffeine in Exercise and Sport

The Intelligent Use of Caffeine in Exercise and Sport We are a nation of stimulant junkies….and I love it. I have always thought that if you are going to be addicted to something, it might as well be stimulating. Better to enhance awareness (and thus existence) than blunt it or alter it. But, then again, …

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The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM)

The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM) Josh Baker, MD In 1999, Ligand Pharmaceuticals created something new. A drug that mimicked testosterone, but was more selective for skeletal muscle than previous versions of androgens. In their pursuit to treat muscle wasting in patients with cancer they developed what is known today as nonsteroidal selective …

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Optimal Protein for Size & Strength

Finding the Optimal Protein Requirement for Muscular Size and Strength Quantity, Quality, and Timing Installment FOUR of the FIVE THAT WORK Series          Lanny Littlejohn, MD There is a general belief among resistance training athletes and bodybuilders seeking larger and stronger muscles that increased protein intake over that recommended for the general …

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Anabolic vs anticatabolic: the role of HMB

Bigger, Faster, Stronger- HMB Mechanisms of Muscle Growth:  HMB supplementation and how you can use it. BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) HMB has Class A evidence supporting it’s use for gaining size and strength whereas the vast majority of sports supplements do not.   It has been twenty years since Nissen, et al first demonstrated …

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