Ep.#178: Jerry Brainum talks the dark side of green tea, caffeine alternatives, low carb diet flaws, the dietary benefits of cortisol, Frank Zane, and more

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Jerry Brainum, is a well-known fitness and bodybuilding nutrition writer, with 35 years of experience and over 5,000 published magazine articles on his resume. Jerry has written and/or served in editor positions for such popular fitness publications such as: Muscle and Fitness, Flex, Men’s Fitness, Sports Fitness, Muscular Development, Muscle Mag International, Ironman, and Planet Muscle.

 

Jerry has also served as a nutrition consultant for numerous elite, world-class athletes, including basketball star, Vlady Divac; Vassiily Jirov, voted the “best boxer” at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games, Floyd Mayweather Jr, David Kamau, and Oscar de La Hoya. Jerry joins us to discuss the following:

  • Why has Jerry never opened the bottle of modafinil, despite all of the research touting its benefits of enhancing cognitive activity
  • Why should those who turn to caffeine for mental alertness consider adding theanine
  • Why should you be careful with the amount of green tea you consume daily
  • Why does Mike have an unhealthy, yet healthy, fear of getting old
  • Why are the guys talking nootropics, women being attracted women, and psychology
  • What is Jerry’s advice for any one who wants to try nootropics
  • Jerry shares why eating a balanced diet is usually not enough
  • Why does Jerry recommend bocopa over ginko boloba in terms of addressing metal alertness
  • What are the actual benefits of cortisol, contrary to popular belief
  • Jerry shares a discussion he had with bodybuilding legend Frank Zane regarding Frank gaining weight
  • Jerry shares the anti-aging benefits of metformin
  • Why going low carb on a ketogentic diet is flawed
All this and much more:
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