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By Jonathan Salmon Generation Iron Flex Wheeler weighs in on the notion of old school versus new school. Flex Wheeler is a true legend of bodybuilding, a man who helped to put the sport on the map back in pre-modern era of the sport. Bodybuilding has come a long way since it’s inception. From the Golden Era …

ResearchWeight Loss

From Science Daily There were some weight loss and health benefits for overweight adults who followed the Mediterranean, Intermittent Fasting and Paleo diets, though adherence to the diets dropped off considerably during the one-year study, new University of Otago research shows. Intermittent fasting — whereby participants limit their energy intake to about 25 per cent …

Training

Tom Kelso Breaking Muscle Years and years of research have elapsed in the pursuit to completely understand the intricacies of human skeletal muscle contraction.It has included human, amphibian, and feline muscle biopsies, laboratory tests, practical hands-on experiments, and deductive reasoning. Thankfully, we now have a solid grip on evidence-based practical applications when it comes to designing …

Training

Justin Kompf for Tony Gentilcore Today’s guest post comes courtesy of TG.com fan-favorite, Justin Kompf. And by “fan-favorite” I mean his one fan, his mom. Just kidding. Justin’s my good friend, occasional training partner, and has written a ton of content for this site, but it’s been awhile… …and I was excited to see this …

ResearchTraining

Brandon Hall STACK As humans age our arteries naturally become stiffer and less flexible. This can result in higher blood pressure and inhibited function of organs such as the brain and kidneys. Regular exercise is one of the most potent ways to fight against this natural age-related process. Researchers have long known that adults with …

Nutrition

Cole Hergott STACK Eating healthy is hard. Simple, but hard. In this day and age, the temptation to eat unhealthily is huge. With so many poor options when it comes to nutrition, how can one rise above it? I call it the Healthy Eating Continuum. The healthy eating continuum is about looking at the options available …