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Stack.com – Eat Like a Champion, Part 3: Post-Workout Nutrition

It’s been said time and again – you don’t get bigger and stronger during your workout. It’s after the workout when you’re resting that you recover and make gains. So post-workout nutrition becomes a prime factor in making sure you get the

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Stack.com – 4 Muscle-Building Supplements That Don’t Work

“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” Winston Churchill I’ve done my fair share of bashing the supplement industry on this blog (here, here and here), and I’m not

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Examine.com Stack Guides – Supplement Combos for Maximum Results

I remember when I first started lifting, some of the real hardcore guys at the gym – you know, the manly-men with tank tops, leather gloves and those cute little belts that cinch at the waist – used these crazy things called “stacks”, these

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8 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

As I’m writing this, I’m enjoying a Sunday afternoon relaxing with my girlfriend and my dog. And as much as we concentrate on exercise and nutrition, rest is often what makes the difference between success and failure in our fitness efforts. I’ve always

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3 Supplements Everyone Should Take

Spring is a funny time of year. The weather is changing, the temperature is up and down, and lots of us are getting sick. When people get sick, they take medicine, so spring is a popular time for people to

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Good Reads of the Week – (1/24)

This was a solid week for writing. I posted a more op-ed, off-topic piece about egoism in the personal training/strength coaching world and my latest baseball article for Stack got posted. There’s another one about baseball-specific conditioning in the hopper,

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Best of 2013: Books

“There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.” – Joseph Brodsky I did more reading in 2013 than in the past decade combined. Unfortunately, I still didn’t read for pleasure as much as I’d

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