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Anatomy of a Lame-Ass Protein Article

by Denis Faye | May 31, 2011
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I have no problem with protein. I eat it every day. In fact, I had a hearty bowl of goat’s milk yogurt for breakfast, but I gotta say, protein-pushers drive me nuts. Long story short, if you’re looking to increase mass

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Worth the weight

by Denis Faye | February 14, 2011
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Although I’m more from the “it doesn’t matter what you do, as long as you do it” school of exercise, this article in the Los Angeles Times brings up some interesting arguments for including some weight work

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Lifting Light is Lovely

by Denis Faye | August 13, 2010
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I think we all agree that weightlifting benefits just about everyone. Unfortunately, it also has the stigma of being, well, difficult. If I told Mother, for example, that she needs to walk more, she’d mutter and moan, but sh

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Another reason for oldies to hit the gym.

by Denis Faye | September 11, 2009
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The Real Fitness Nerd has long espoused the benefits of anaerobic activity for seniors. Now, a team of doctors and scientists across the pond at the University of Nottingham (as in sheriff of) have discovered new evidence as to wh

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Meat interviews meat.

by Denis Faye | June 17, 2009
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When I noticed that “renegade” fitness trainer Jason Ferruggia featured an interview with Men’s Fitness on his blog the other day, I thought, “Oh great, just what I want to read. A musclehead babbling arcan

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But Great Aunt Edna wants to get ripped!

by Denis Faye | April 13, 2009
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A study just out in the Journal of Applied Physiology shows that women in their eighties might not be able to increase muscle mass by lifting weights. For some reason, old folks in their seventies did okay at building muscle, but

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Protein is protein is protein.

by Denis Faye | April 13, 2009
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Although personal validation is par for the course when you’re The Fitness Nerd, sometimes it’s especially sweet. Take, for example, this study in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition regarding

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