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Latest from: Nutrition

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GainzZz™ in Clinical Practice Part II

By Austin Baraki In our first article we defined sarcopenia as a loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength. We discussed how disuse, poor nutrition, neuromuscular changes, hormonal status, and chronic inflammation contribute to loss of skeletal muscle protein. In today’s article we’ll examine the other side of the equation that affect skeletal muscle protein […]

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GainzZz™ in Clinical Practice: Part I

This article begins a multi-part series discussing the growing problem of sarcopenia in our aging population. We will discuss our current understanding of sarcopenia, ways to identify it, and how to treat (and hopefully, prevent) it most effectively. This series is meant to complement this fantastic lecture given by Dr. Jonathon Sullivan (M.D., Starting Strength […]

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Upcoming Nutrition Seminar

Spend the evening learning the basic science and practical application of sports nutrition for athletes of all levels and interest with Jordan Feigenbaum. The session will begin with a lecture focused on the the primary dietary components affecting performance and body composition. We will then move into a more practical portion where case studies and scientific literature are […]

Latest from: Training

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12 Ways To Skin The Texas Method

By Jordan Feigenbaum The Texas Method may be one of the most popular intermediate training programs in existence. Developed by happenstance in Texas (duh) and popularized as a follow-up program to Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength Novice Progression (seen here), it’s based on a three-day split that is originally structured as follows: Week 1 Day 1 […]

Stretcher in Hospital

GainzZz™ in Clinical Practice: Part I

This article begins a multi-part series discussing the growing problem of sarcopenia in our aging population. We will discuss our current understanding of sarcopenia, ways to identify it, and how to treat (and hopefully, prevent) it most effectively. This series is meant to complement this fantastic lecture given by Dr. Jonathon Sullivan (M.D., Starting Strength […]

Screen Shot 2015-02-04 at 4.50.17 PM

Upcoming Nutrition Seminar

Spend the evening learning the basic science and practical application of sports nutrition for athletes of all levels and interest with Jordan Feigenbaum. The session will begin with a lecture focused on the the primary dietary components affecting performance and body composition. We will then move into a more practical portion where case studies and scientific literature are […]

Latest from: Potpourri

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5 Fitness Myths That Need to Die

By Jordan Feigenbaum MS, Starting Strength Staff, CSCS, HFS, USAW Club Coach After explaining these same issues over and over again literally hundreds of times in great detail, I figured I’d put up an abridged version for the ADHD/4 hour work week crowd. These 5 common fallacies have been around too damn long and they […]

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Muscle Physiology 101 + HBBS vs. LBBS

Stole this from this thread. Read the whole thing for funsies if you’re inclined. 1) On force production: Why a lighter load moved at the same velocity as a heavier load CANNOT require the same (or certainly not more) force production by the skeletal muscles. Statement: Force production as measured at the bar is less […]