The Hidden Truth About Steroids & the Bodybuilding Supplement Industry.

The Hidden Truth About Steroids & the Bodybuilding Supplement Industry.

On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, our guest was the science editor of Muscle and Fitness magazine, an editor-at-large for Flex magazine, and a regular contributor to Ironman magazine for 28 years. His articles were the only articles read in bodybuilding magazines by 3-time Mr. Olympia champion, Frank Zane. He is the creator of Applied Metabolics, an in-depth newsletter about food supplements; exercise science; steroids, and much more.

Besides his writing, he has been a nutrition consultant for numerous elite, world-class athletes such as Floyd Mayweather Jr, Oscar de La Hoya, and Vassiliy Jirov. He was also a competitive bodybuilder himself and trained alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger at the original Gold’s gym in Venice, California in the 70s.

Today, he spills nothing but the truth about:

  • The biggest mistakes most bodybuilders make
  • The myths, truths, pros, and cons of steroids
  • And how a lot of safe supplements can have deathly effects

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Throughout our interview, we cover:

  • His career background and the various articles he’s written
  • Why you shouldn’t rely on someone with a PHD to tell the truth about supplementation
  • The best way to get amino acids into the body
  • The history of whey protein, and the truth about protein supplements
  • The various ways to boost testosterone, and what each method can help with
  • What the most popular steroid is, and the side effects of taking it
  • The deathly consequences of taking steroids, and why it isn’t as talked about in the bodybuilding community
  • The biggest mistakes bodybuilders make when training and supplementing their body

Jerry Brainum on the Escape Your Limits podcast.