Dear Lyle,I have heard varying suggestions for pre-workout meals and before bedtime. Several authorities seem to be dead set against food (especially) carbohydrate consumption will inhibit Growth Hormone release by raising insulin levels. I work out late in the evening and I am not sure whether I should be eating carbohydrates after my workout. On the one hand I want to … [Read more...] about Pre-Workout Meals and Pre-Bedtime Meals
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Dear Lyle,Can you give me a brief rundown on the Ephedrine/Caffeine/Aspirin stack I keep hearing so much about? The guys at my gym tell me it's great for fat loss but I've also seen stories in the media that it can be dangerous. What's the deal? Also I've seen some suggest yohimbe for fat loss. Is it safe to take yohimbe with ephedrine?Ephedrine belongs to a class of … [Read more...] about Ephedrine, Caffeine, Aspirin plus Yohimbine
Dear Lyle,I'm a 37 year old male who has been working out for the last 5-6 months, after about 5 years of not working out. I've been doing some reading about body building. It seems that most articles are really just advertisements in disguise. But the most impressive product I've seen appears to be 4-androstene3, 17-dione. I've seen claims that it can increase your … [Read more...] about Initial Opinion on Androstenedione
Dear Lyle,I want to do a bodybuilding contest sometime next year but am confused about how to get in ideal shape. Do you have any general guidelines for pre-contest bodybuilders?Although there is no one hard and fast plan to follow for getting into contest shape, here are some good general guidelines so that you can avoid the common traps I see people fall into. Keep in … [Read more...] about Guidelines for Precontest Bodybuilders
Dear Lyle,I've been following a good fat loss diet for about 5 weeks now and was losing fat consistently. But now I've hit a plateau and I can't lose any more fat. What causes the plateau and how can I get my fat loss started again?To be absolutely honest, no one has all the answers to what causes fat loss to plateau. Various mechanisms have been suggested including a … [Read more...] about Fat Loss Plateaus
Dear Lyle,I am unclear on the determinants of metabolic rate and how to determine how many calories I should be taking in to either maintain my bodyweight, lose fat or gain muscle. What determines metabolic rate and how can I determine mine?There are three major factors which determine how many calories we need on a daily basis.Resting Metabolic Rate Thermic … [Read more...] about Calculating Metabolic Rate and Caloric Intake