Can you still gain substantial increases in strength even after you’ve been training for many years?
05/31/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

The longer you’ve been training, the smarter you have to train to continue to gain.

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I get a sharp pain in my forearms when I do straight bar curls. It doesn’t stop me from doing them but I sure think about it before each set. Any suggestions?
05/26/11
By Paul Delia
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

I know exactly what you are talking about. This pain is like shin splints in your forearms. I have found through the years that this pain comes and goes. It’s more of a progressive injury that seems to happen over time.

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I’ve heard that there are three different amino acids that your body uses to produce creatine naturally. Do you know what these three amino acids are?
05/24/11
By AST Sports Science
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

Creatine is produced naturally in your body from the three amino acids: glycine, arginine, and methionine.

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You mean to tell me that the creatine drink I buy at my gym, the one that’s ready to drink in the cooler, is no good?
05/23/11
By Paul Delia
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

Creatine in a liquid will begin to degrade in a matter of hours.

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Why is high-intensity cardio better than low intensity cardio for burning fat?
05/20/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

This is an area of confusion for most people. For best fat-burning results should you do high intensity, short duration cardio or low intensity long duration cardio?

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The dumbbells in my gym only go up to 100lbs and I can do two sets of 10 with them for one-arm dumbbell rows, which I know is too light for my Max-OT training. What should I do?
05/19/11
By Paul Delia
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

The one arm dumbbell row is a nice and effective exercise but there are drawbacks to this movement.

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Olive oil and fat loss
05/18/11
By AST Sports Science
Filed Under: Research

Research is beginning to pile up on how certain “fats” can actually promote fat loss. Some interesting research investigating some unique properties of olive oil has published over the last few years.

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