Human Growth Hormone and Pro Athletes, Perfect Together

Here is a list of reasons as to why HGH – right now – is the ideal drug for athletes.  With the latest edition of the steroids in sport scandal that involves professional athletes from Major League Baseball, as well as other sports, people need to understand why these supplements are desirable to pro athletes. And […]

Zottman Curls Are a Ridiculous Bodybuilding Exercise

Bodybuilding has been responsible for creating an almost endless list of ridiculous fitness and nutritional myths, and an exercise called Zottman curls serves as a great example of this. Some may consider Zottman curls to be a “bodybuilding secret,” when in reality it’s just bodybuilding nonsense. Thanks to guys who used prodigious amounts of anabolic […]

There Are No Such Things As Bodybuilding Secrets

Despite reams of evidence to the contrary too many personal trainers and consumers still think bodybuilding is a valid method of training.  There are no such things as “bodybuilding secrets.” Actually the secret of bodybuilding isn’t really a secret; anabolic drugs – steroids, human growth hormone, insulin and a whole host of other illicit chemicals […]

Manny Ramirez Allegedly Tests Positive for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

So, Manny Ramirez allegedly tests positive for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG). What a meathead. I’d love to know who his personal trainer is. This represents sports doping at its worst. I’ve never used, never seen these drugs, but for God’s sake if someone asked me what to do I’d know better. For all of the […]

Bodybuilding Doesn't Have Anything To Do With Fitness

Thirty-five years ago the term “body building “ was synonymous with fitness.  But in 2008 these terms are mutually exclusive.  If your personal trainer is a bodybuilder, you should move on. Back in the halcyon days of the mid-1970s bodybuilding rode into the public eye on the muscular back of Arnold Schwarzenegger in the movie […]

Strength Training for Triathletes

Despite current research that points to the positive role that strength training can play in the preparation of endurance athletes, there is still a misconception among triathletes – and runners and cyclists – that traditional strength training does not address the needs of these athletes.  The belief that strength training somehow doesn’t work for triathletes […]

Insulin: The Most Powerful Muscle Building Hormone Available

Lost amongst the hoopla surrounding Marion Jones’ semi-admission of guilt with regard to her taking illegal performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) were reports that Jones was on a Balco Labs drug regimen that had her using insulin and testosterone cream.  Body builders, and athletes have long used – are still using – insulin because it is the […]