With nine seasons left on his 10 year $275 million deal with the Yankees, Alex Rodriguez is inches away from stepping into the new $1.5 billion dollar Yankees Stadium where he is expected to break Barry Bonds' home run record. That would surely be an awe-inspiring feeling, except for the fact that Rodriguez is under intense scrutiny right now.
A California fitness trainer is suing the video game company Nintendo, asking them to pull its Wii Fit games from shelves claiming it's "contributing to the epidemic of obesity."
Sometime in early 2004, then IRS special agent Jeff Novitzky (he works for the FDA now), entered a diagnostic testing facility in Long Beach, California with a search warrant to confiscate 10 urine samples belonging to clients of BALCO. Novitzky left with not 10, but over 1,200. He took them all! He also took a computer disk which had the positive steroid test results for 104 players. Interestingly, at the time, Barry Bonds was in Novitzky's crosshairs; however, Bonds was not one of the names on the failed drug test list. Nevertheless, when this evidence was presented in court, the judge sealed the results. Those records are still sealed today where they sit in a 9th circuit court.
But is he back for the right reasons?
Every man has a destiny laid out for him. Some know it and pursue it. Others bumble along until destiny has been shown to him. Gunter on the other hand has come and gone and can't seem to find it - sort of like losing your car keys.
Is he back for the right reasons or does he need an excuse to stay in shape for that elusive movie contract?
Many would describe it as a “cyber riot” that erupted after MD publisher Steve Blechman abruptly and unceremoniously fired Dave Palumbo and me from our executive positions at Muscular Development. For the last week, he and his staff have struggled with a barrage of subscription cancellations, members fleeing the site for refuge elsewhere, and mountains of posts in our favor...
Unless you’ve been spending your free time studying neuroscience – and I’m going to go out on a limb and imagine that you haven’t – then you probably aren’t familiar with the acronym BDNF.
In the body building world, dedication is everything. That is because any lifter worth his or her salt knows that it takes continuous hard work to remain steadfast to a particular low-carb diet, to work through some of the pain, to show up at the gym whenever your schedule dictates, and to continually work on form, breathing technique, and concentration.
Being new to the bodybuilding community can be quite daunting. There is so much information out there to read and absorb. Sometimes it can be a little overwhelming. Here are some helpful and informative tips, and reminders that will help you bulk up fast, without gaining fat.