Supplements

My Workout Supplement Ritual

January 14, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

I've said it many times in the past, vegetables have all the benefits of fruit without the sugar, but that doesn't mean that I'm anti-fruit! I advoca...

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The Magnesium Fix

July 22, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here are some interesting notes on magnesium from the book The Mineral Fix... Vitamin D supplementation is necessary for most people, but taki...

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Curcumin for Weight Lifters: Yes or No?

March 03, 2021 | John Paul Catanzaro

Curcumin is a supplement often recommended to guys that weight lift because it helps to lower inflammation and improve overall joint and muscle healt...

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A Post-Workout Shake Recipe

October 29, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Here's a post-workout shake recipe courtesy of my client, John. It contains protein powder, creatine, yogurt, walnuts, half a banana, and a handful o...

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Let Iron Food Be Thy Medicine

March 31, 2018 | John Paul Catanzaro

Due to a rare form of bone marrow cancer, my mother has to go for blood work every two weeks. One of the markers they look at is hemoglobin, the st...

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How to Choose a Prenatal Multivitamin

September 27, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

Not too long ago, a couple that I train were planning to start a family. The doctor had prescribed a multivitamin and they wanted to get my opinion. ...

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Old-School Bodybuilding Supplement

January 21, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Liver tablets were once a staple with old-school bodybuilders, but their popularity seemed to fade toward the end of the 20th century. That’s too b...

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My New Brain & Brawn Formula

December 29, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Over the past two years, I've been investigating various injury prevention and treatment strategies for aging athletes. What I discovered was quite i...

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Two Vital Protein Powders for Weight Lifters

December 17, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

The type of protein you consume after training can have a major impact on your results. Weight training breaks down muscle fibers and connective tiss...

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A Great Way To Reduce Post-Workout Soreness

November 12, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Without a doubt, branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) top the list of supplements to take during a workout. BCAAs have a host of research-supported ben...

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Bedtime Muscle-Building Concoction

February 04, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

I love studying the roots of the iron game, and in particular bodybuilding. I’ve written in the past about many pioneers that have forged the path ...

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