Nutrition

CBD Oil: Should You Take It?

Here’s how much times have changed. Less than 20 years ago, I used to drive past billboards warning against the use of marijuana. Use it or possess it, the signs warned, and you’ll go to jail. Two weeks ago, I was in a health food store with a 60-year-old relative who bought a (perfectly legal) […]

Nutrition

The No-Caffeine Pre-Workout Boost

After years of making fun of Popeye and his spinach-fueled muscles, it might be time to apologize to the original muscle-bound vegetarian. The cartoon might seem outdated and outlandish, but research now shows that the concept might not be that far fetch. According to research compiled by Examine.com, nitrates, a powerful compound found in green […]

Nutrition

Health and Fitness Power Rankings: Diet Wars

The good, the bad, and the in-between in the world of health and fitness. It was a confusing week for diets. On one hand, you had a popular study about low carb vs. low fat diets slammed by basically every blogger. On the other, you had maybe one of the more refreshing pieces of science […]

Fitness Nutrition

Does Tribulus Boost Testosterone?

If you happen to follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy hosting random Q&A’s using the hashtag #AskBorn. And while I love the rapid fire interaction, sometimes 140 characters just isn’t enough. That’s why I cover certain questions more in-depth, providing you with the details that will help you understand my answers. Ask […]

Fitness Nutrition

Does Deer Antler Velvet Work and Build Muscle?

The notification hit my computer: Born… can you please give us clarification on deer-antler spray? Why are athletes using it? Immediately, I knew that Ray Lewis was to blame. And even worse? I was about to deflate all the media hype. The message was from Neema Yazdani. Some of you might recognize Neema’s name from […]