debunking dietary and fitness fads
A review of methodologically sound studies done by researchers finds that evidence in support of whole body vibration is severely lacking.
A review of research prompts New Zealand-based researchers to conclude WBV training doesn’t increase an athlete’s speed.
I’m not talking about cops who are fat, but rather the butt-in-skis who are obsessed with body weight and body fat.
Rambo and Rocky star admits to using human growth hormone (HGH) and testosterone to prepare for his latest movies.
Because the vast majority of people – including reporters - are misinformed, the discussion about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) is focused on the wrong issue.
The word is Roger Clemens’ story is that his trainer Brian McNamee injected him with Lidocaine and Vitamin B-12, not steroids.
Vibra-Train’s website says that they are “Vibration Training Specialists.” Can they back up their claims with vibration training research?
New England Patriots veteran Rodney Harrison will be suspended for admitting to using HGH. The NFL has a big problem.
As Frank Miller’s movie 300 is released on DVD, here’s a look at the most popular “Hollywood” workout of recent years.
Soloflex has jumped on the WBV bandwagon. Should you?
Four recent studies show that the effects of WBV training are limited to the least capable people, at best.
The facts behind this diet soda doom story.
The steroids in baseball investigation will find IGF-1, a next generation PED, is being used .
If Hydroxycut really works, why are their advertisements so sketchy?
The injury rate is up in 2007 and as a result the training regimens of baseball players need to get some of the blame.
The greatest baseball player in the world follows the worst training program in the world.
The FTC tells supplement hucksters that anecdotal evidence isn’t science, and takes $25 mil from them.
Trans-fats get banned from New York City. This is a case of misplaced priorities and flawed logic
To paraphrase Coleridge, “Research, research everywhere but not a drop of proof.”
Decide for yourself if research constitutes proof the Whole Body Vibration training is viable for the general population.