Monthly Archives: April 2008

Chocolate and Cholesterol Study

  Daily consumption of a dark chocolate containing flavanols and added sterol esters affects cardiovascular risk factors in a normotensive population with elevated cholesterol. Conclusion “Results indicate that regular consumption of chocolate bars containing PS and CF as part of … Continue reading

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Quick Tip To Fix Your Body and Model Integrity Event

Greetings! Posting has been a little more sparse lately since I have tons of stuff I need to finish up between now and mid June–forms to get my research going, a final in Biostatics, ACSM presentation/hanging out at the end … Continue reading

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Muscle soreness, supplementation and inflamation

Here are a few studies looking at ways to decrease muscle soreness and potentially increase perofrmance along with the role of inflammation. Enjoy! Do you need to induce muscle damage for growth? Liquid carbohydrate/essential amino acid ingestion during a short-term … Continue reading

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A Random Rant on SAID, Overload, DOMS, and more

Just some random thoughts that are running around in my head. I am off to the local NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) conference this weekend and then buried in research/exams, etc for awhile.   Pretty scary that I am … Continue reading

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New Study–Insulin, Exercise and Metabolism

New study time! Here is another study talking about nutrient timing. Effect of timing of energy and carbohydrate replacement on post-exercise insulin action Stephens BR, Sautter JM, Holtz KA, Sharoff CG, Chipkin SR, Braun B. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 2007 … Continue reading

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Foam Roller Exercise Research and Review

Thanks to Smitty at Diesel Crew for running my article on foam rollers. Be sure to go to the Diesel Crew site and check it out as they do some great stuff there and tons of back articles too. http://www.dieselcrew.com/articles.htm … Continue reading

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Misc Studies related to DOMS

This one wraps up a short series related to new and cool studies on Delayed Onset Muscle Sorenes (DOMS). Be sure to check out Research Update Part 1-Techniques to reduce delayed-onset muscle soreness and Research Update–Changes due to eccentric exercise … Continue reading

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Must See Video of True Inspiration!!

Amazing video I stole of The Diesel Crew’s website. I think too often we get caught up in numbers and only look to those lifting huge poundages for inspiration (I will put myself in that category also from time to time). The … Continue reading

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Movement and Brain Deterioration? New Study

A very cool new study just published less than 2 weeks ago (who says this blog not bleeding edge-hahha) in the journal Neurology presented a correlation of poor gait (walking movement) with deterioration in the brain in older adults. In the very … Continue reading

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