Monday, March 20, 2017

Inertia Podcast Interviews with Jerry Brainum

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Jerry Brainum #1 Part 1


During this episode of Inertia Interviews, Dr. Jeremy Girmann and Jerry Brainum discuss:
  • An introduction to Jerry Brainum
  • The Applied Metabolics Newsletter
  • How to enhance focus and concentration
  • Nootropics
  • How Jerry got started in bodybuilding and with writing
  • A Schwarzenegger story
  • Jerry’s Joe Weider impression
  • Muscle magazines
  • Fitness and bodybuilding: then and now 


Inertia Interviews with Jerry Brainum # 1 part 2

During this episode of Inertia Interviews, Dr. Jeremy Girmann and Jerry Brainum discuss:

  • Low carb and low calorie diets
  • How important are nutritional supplements?
  • What is a “balanced diet”?
  • The prioritization principle
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K
  • Sensible sun exposure
  • Immune system health
  • Growth pathways and cancer
  • Mtor vs. AMPK
  • Metformin – the best drug in the world?
  • Anabolic resistance
  • HMB
  • Partitioning phenomena
  • Intramuscular IGF-1
  • Egg whites vs. whole eggs
  • Cholesterol
  • Upcoming articles on


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Arnold Classic 2017 Muscle By Muscle Breakdown | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

Jerry Brainum is taking a break from his usual Straight Facts topics to talk about this past weekend's Arnold Classic competition. Having been an expert in training and nutrition for over 30 years - we couldn't think of a better person to break down, muscle-by-muscle, each of the Men's Open competitors and breaking down exactly why they placed where they did.

See a breakdown of every competitor including Cedric McMillan, Dallas McCarver, Maxx Charles, and more!

Jerry also shares some quick thoughts on the Bikini and Men's Physique finals that happened on Saturday night. Check it out in our latest episode above

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