If you've been sitting on the fence about getting a copy of How Much Protein, now is the time! I've just released the New and Expanded version of How Much Protein! With over 50 extra references, and over 150% larger, this expanded version covers some exciting new information - including the role that satellite cells and genetics play in your ability to build muscle … [Read more...] about How Much Protein
IMPORTANT - The post is written under the assumption that Mike, and the rest of the top bodybuilders of his era, used steroids. If you don't like this assumption, please don't read the rest of the post. Mike Mentzer may have been the smartest body builder of all time - or at least of his generation. He seemed to have realized something that none of … [Read more...] about Mike Mentzer – Smartest BodyBuilder of ALL TIME?
Here's something to consider when you read all of those infrequent training success stories where people gained large amounts of muscle while only training once every 10-15 days. People on steroids who are NOT training have the ability to gain more muscle weight and muscle size then those who are not on steroids but who ARE training. In other words, by being on steroids … [Read more...] about Training Frequency and Muscle Growth
"Whatever, Brad's muscles are 80% Genetics" It was a comment that stung a bit. I took it to suggest that the way I look was more 'genetics' then it was hard work and and Eat Stop Eat. Funny thing --> It was RIGHT. Since the conversation in question was actually about my arms, I will use then as our example: My Arms are roughly 16 inches in circumference. That … [Read more...] about Genetics and Muscle Building
I'm always amazed at the 'carpet bomb' way of thinking that most people use to approach building muscle. "Eat 10,000 calories a day, train hard with lots of rest, don't do any cardio and sleep 12 hours a night and you will build muscle" Which to me is very similar to telling people the secret to getting rich is: "Work 5 full times jobs, live in a shack for 8 years, … [Read more...] about My Approach to Building Muscle