Monthly Archives: January 2005

The Science of Nutrient Timing, Part II

First published at, Apr 9 2004. Note – You can read part 1 here – The Science of Nutrient Timing, Part I Nutrient Timing – The Growth Phase After protein and carbohydrate have been provided during the Energy and Anabolic Phases, the net protein balance of the body shifted toward the positive; muscle glycogen restored, […]

The Wrist Roller

The forearms are used in everyday activities. Whether it’s typing at the desk, eating chicken and rice or lifting weights, these are just a few of the areas the muscles of the forearm are called upon. However, even with all their use, they tend to be a weak link in many trainees programs. And, as […]

Changing for the better – Making New Years resolutions that stick

With the arrival of the New Year, many people are getting ready to introduce their fitness lifestyle to some new changes. Unfortunately, few people actually stick to their training resolutions. As a rule this annual failure can be attributed to a few factors. Failure to define one’s expectations Failure to set up appropriate and reasonable […]

The Power Look

So you want that look, huh? You know what I’m talking about; the “power” look. I’m often asked by guys in the gym and from the far reaches of cyberspace how to gain the type of build that just screams raw power. More often than not, the ideals they point to are American football players. […]

The Science of Nutrient Timing, Part I

First published at, Apr 4 2004. Note – You can read part 2 here – The Science of Nutrient Timing, Part II James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise believed that space was the “final frontier,” an undiscovered territory full of strange new worlds, new life, and new civilizations. So they set out to […]