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by WSUdj_ExMet
Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: "Caffeine Boosts Muscle Rebound After Exercise"
Replies: 1
Views: 3624


This is very interesting. The only reason I can think of why caffeine might have this effect is the increased rate of absorption during digestion. Although this is still controversial. While caffeine speeds gastric emptying and sympathetic response in the small intestine, its diuretic capabilities e...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:26 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: An Ironic Post
Replies: 50
Views: 38305

Irony sucks

It's ironic that the very thing I'm studying in school right now is composed of extremely complex chemical processes that I will never completely wrap my mind around... yet my body easily carries those processes out every second of everyday even without my knowledge or participation!
by WSUdj_ExMet
Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:09 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Caffeine Increases Testosterone
Replies: 9
Views: 17099


This is very interesting... I know I have always felt a boost from caffeine prior to workouts. The effect on testosterone is pretty significant though if this study is accurate.
I agree that carb intake is probably best to blunt that nasty cortisol.
by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Which supplement should I take please?
Replies: 10
Views: 9254

Choose b/w

Your link to the second one did not work. The first one looked like a good MRP, *meal replacement) by the fact that it had a mixture of carbs and protein, and could represent a small meal. Might be something to consider because of your weight gain concerns. However, you add complexity into the issu...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 02, 2008 10:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: Exercise when still aching?
Replies: 9
Views: 5243


I'm just guessing that your goal is to gain muscle mass... but as said before if you focus on those exercises most of your muscles are being worked. Machines still hold a good place in any builder's program, but it sounds like those are not available. For just starting out I would say keep it basic,...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 02, 2008 1:52 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Programs: Master in Exercise Science/Physiology
Replies: 10
Views: 16218


Hey, It depends on what area of work you want to take your masters... If you want to go into PT (Which someone said makes lots of $$... this is totally true if you look into most PT jobs!), or you can look into exercise specialists or physiologists... Anyways, I would say look at the schools with di...