No Kai, Now what? The 2015 Mr. Olympia started off with some shocking news this week. Kai Green, the widely accepted #2 bodybuilder in the world will not be in this years contest. There are many rumors circulating as to why, but we at Mind and Muscle are not in the business of speculating. I […]
For a complete list of my articles Click here! Todd Lee MD Academic Life I grew up in a nutrition and exercise focused home. My parents saw the value in nurturing my curious nature and bought me my first computer at the age of 5. Excelling at both standardized tests and athletics, I received several scholarships […]
Why You Need to Learn How to Read Nutrition Labels? By Kelsey So its been about forever since I’ve blogged. I’ve been so swamped with work and everything lately that I couldn’t make it top priority unfortunately. Better later than never I suppose! I competed about a month ago, didn’t do as well as I wanted […]
This year’s Olympia is going to be the biggest Olympia of all time. Not only is it the 50th Anniversary of the Olympia, it is also going to be the first nationally televised.
Men and women lose hair alike as they age. Men more so than women. The process is actually quite complicated but there are 3 different proven medications that can slow, stop, and possibly reverse hair loss. I will explain hair loss, How each medication works and how science has proven that the use of […]
Roelly Winklaars “manager,” aka his sister, officially threw in the white flag and announced that he will not be competing in this years 2014 Arnold Classic Roelly Winklaar Out Because of Injuries. He was in a pretty bad motorcycle wreck and although the details are unclear, his injuries look rough (see below). Roelly always seems […]
Someone once described listening to the band Cryptopsy as “sticking your head in a clothes dryer full of rocks” That’s what trying to understand stacking peptide hormones can feel like: painful and confusing to say the least. It can be understood however. If you have a PhD in endocrinological physiology I might sound like the village idiot with my simplifications and analogies but for everyone else this is still going to be pretty complex.
We have all been told that alcohol causes fat gain, muscle loss, decreased protein synthesis, and decreased testosterone. I want to take a closer look at these claims, including the studies behind them (which are linked to the highlighted words below). We all bust our ass in the gym and we all deserve […]
The time is upon us to see the family, the in-laws, and watch our gains/hard work disappear in a single month. December and I have a love hate relationship. The following tips are strategies I use (about every other year because I love food) to minimize the damage of the holidays. There are ways to […]
Break Through Any Plateau with incorporating these different training techniques into your routine. One thing I have been having success with is incorporating static holds. This is a great way to smash through that stubborn plateau. A static hold is performed when an athlete holds an exercise while the muscle is in the contracted position […]