Newsletter #17 – February 2016

Classic Muscle Newsletter #17

27 02, 2016

Thumbless Pressing

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Thumbless PressingFor Wrist, Elbow, and Shoulder Injury PreventionWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, April, 2013Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2016 (issue #17) How do you grip the barbell when doing the bench press and the shoulder press?There are two different approaches; the regular grip with the thumb “wrapped” around the bar, and the thumbless grip (aka “false grip” or “open grip”), where you place your thumb beneath the bar and [...]

26 02, 2016

Muscle Tension and Going to Failure

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Muscle Tension and Going to FailureWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, February 26, 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2016 (issue #17) The concept of continuous muscle tension is quite old. We wrote about keeping a muscle under constant load/tension in our old internet magazine Ironmag Online in the late 90’s, and I’ve covered it from time to time on various discussion boards. The subject of tension and muscle failure usually comes [...]

17 02, 2016

Time Restricted Eating – is a calorie really a calorie?

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Time Restricted EatingAnd is a calorie really a calorie?Written by: Joachim Bartoll, February, 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2016 (issue #17) When I started studying nutrition in the late 80’s, the main focus were always on energy in, versus energy out; hence the old mantra, “a calorie is a calorie”. This has stuck with the industry – and most nutritionists, trainers, and scientists still adhere to this notion [...]

1 02, 2016

The Powerhouse of Cells

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The Powerhouse of CellsRevving up the mitochondria to maximize health, energy levels, prolong your life span, and fight cancerWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, November/December, 2015 Classic Muscle Newsletter, February 2016 (issue #17)  Mitochondria are tiny double membrane organelles that produce ATP (the energy currency of the cell), through respiration, and to regulate cellular metabolism. Red blood cells and skin cells have very little to none, while germ [...]