How many months’ progress do your pictures represent? What were your stats for each picture? 4.5 months. I started January 18, 2019 at 190 pounds (around 20% body fat). The after the pic was taken May 1 at 165 pounds and 9.2% body fat, measured by DEXA. What has happened so far on the program? I cut weight for the entire first part...
Q: Do I need anti-radiation underwear? A: For those who don’t know, there’s underwear that claims to protect your parts from low-grade electromagnetic field radiation emitted by the smartphone in your pocket, in order to lower...
<!-- 0 FREE SHIPPING and RETURNS Home / Blog / Podcast / Do Painkillers Reduce Muscle Growth? What 23 Studies Say Written by Michael Matthews For many people, ibuprofen, naproxen, and acetaminophen are godsends. Whenever they feel a niggling ache or pain, they pop a pill and feel right as rain. Elbow pain from benching?...
IT’S A GRAY JUNE MORNING in Brazil’s Amazon, and Julio Barbosa de Aquino is carving a long, shallow line into a tree outside his home in the state of Acre. The tree’s bark looks like a patchwork quilt: Semi-horizontal and vertical grooves cover just about every inch you can see. Seconds later, a white liquid that almost resembles Elmer’s glue...
In a study of the dietary advice given by newspapers in the United Kingdom, “no credible scientific basis” was found for most claims. Indeed, “isreporting of dietary advice…is widespread and may contribute to public misconceptions about food and health”—and potentially not only the public. Scientists like to think they are not influenced by popular media. One study decided to put...
At the farmers market, buy foods rich in pre- and probiotics—like corn, watermelon, and cabbage, plus yogurt and farmer cheese. These help regulate the gut microbiome, which may make you less stressed, finds a review...
Three pounds are gained from sleeping 5 hours a night for 5 nights, University of Colorado research says. Lack of sleep hurts metabolism, and sleepy study subjects snacked on two times the calories at night. How Fasting Can Rewire Your Metabolism and Help Prevent Dementia The post This Is How Much Weight You Could Gain From Sleeping 5 Hours a Night...
If you’re new to proper weightlifting, you have much to look forward to. You’re taking your first steps in a journey that can transform not only your body but your entire life. With every bit of muscle and strength you gain, you’re going to look a little better, feel a little better, and thrill a little more at the prospect of...
You’re just back from a sweaty summer run and making a beeline for a cold shower. Researchers are suggesting some recovery first. The study, published in the Journal of Sports Science & Medicine, found that...