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Excerpts/preview of Classic Muscle Newsletter, #22, #21, #18, #16, #11, #10, and #9

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Newsletter #10 - June 2015

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #7

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #7Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2015 (issue #10) In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out the gems – so you …

  • Supplements we use - part 1

    Supplements we useThe most common and popular supplements when working with clientsPart 1: my top tier supplementsWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2015 (issue #10) What is the first and most frequent question you get asked as a trainer, whether it’s from a new client, a guy or a gal at your expo booth or someone walking up to you at the gym? How to squat properly? Yeah, you’d wish. It’s always about supple…

  • Burn the Fat - Part 2

    Burn The FatPart 2: Understanding how the body burn fat, looking at various diets and what really matters.Written by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, June 2015 (issue #10) In the first part of Burn The Fat series, we looked at our evolution and the underlying reasons to why we gain fat. While calories does matter, so does the sources of these calories. The important take-home message was that fructose consumption need to…

  • The Basic Muscle Gain Program – Mesocycle 3 – Hypertrophy Phase (3-split)

    The Basic Muscle Gain ProgramMesocycle 3 – Hypertrophy Phase (3-split)Written by Joachim Bartoll, 2013-2015 You need to have a Silver- or Gold Membership to download this Training Program The Basic Muscle Gain Program is a scientific sound and proven training program spanning over 5 mesocycles for a total of 20 weeks. The first two mesocycles (first 8 weeks) are strength specific and will prepare you for the three following mesocyc…

  • Burn the Fat - Part 1

    Burn The FatPart 1: Understanding fat gain and the role of fructose and uric acidWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2015 (issue #10) This article series about fat loss covers pretty much everything you need to be successful – whether it’s about lowering your weight to regain health, getting ready for a photo shoot or competing in bodybuilding. Although the series is based on my previously published 4-part se…

  • Intermittent Fasting Variants - Part 2

    Intermittent Fasting Variants - Part 2My three most popular IF protocols for competing clientsFor Performance Sports, Burning Fat and Building MuscleWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2015 (issue #10) In the first part we covered some of the basics and the importance of planning your Intermittent Fasting schedule in accordance to your innate circadian clock. We also covered the big difference between the act…

Newsletter #11 – July 2015

  • My current diet and lifestyle

    My current diet and lifestyleWhat I’m up to, July 2015Written by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, July 2015 (issue #11) [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margi…

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #8

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #8Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2015 (issue #11) In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out the gems – so you …

  • Supplements we use - part 2

    Supplements we useThe most common and popular supplements when working with clientsPart 2: supplements for different situationsWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2015 (issue #11) In the first part, we covered the most important supplements for anyone interested in supporting their health and training efforts. These included a whey-based protein powder, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D3 (with vitamin K2), magne…

  • Testosterone, Part 1

    TestosteronePart 1: What it is and how it is madeWritten by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, July 2015 (issue #11) Testosterone is a 19-carbon steroid hormone belonging to the androgen group. It’s made from cholesterol (like all sex hormones) and its immediate precursor is DHEA. On average, a healthy man’s body will produce about 7 mg of testosterone a day, but not all of that Testosterone can be used by our bodies. Whil…

  • D-Aspartic Acid (DAA) – useless as a testosterone booster, or?

    D-Aspartic Acid (DAA)Useless as a testosterone booster, or?Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2015 (issue #11) Testosterone boosters and similar products has always been big business. Natural bodybuilders and strength athletes has often sought ways to increase strength and muscle gains as well as recovery, while steroid users has been looking for “safe” supplements to use between their steroid cycles to bett…

Newsletter #16 – January 2016

  • Regain Your Passion

    Regain Your PassionHow to feel excited about lifeWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, January, 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, January 2016 (issue #16) We live in a world where we go from doing one thing to another without much of a thought. We rarely stop to think and reflect about what we have accomplished, what we have contributed, and what get us excited and keep us motivated. We simply move on with our tasks like sheep, going from one …

  • Red Meat, Salt, Eggs, and Other Goodness

    Red Meat, Salt, Eggs, and Other GoodnessDestroying the dogma from the clueless age of Big PharmaWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, November, 2014 - previously published for online publication Classic Muscle Newsletter, January 2016 (issue #16) When I got into nutrition in the mid- and late 80’s, the low fat craze had just begun and it skyrocketed during the 90’s. Fat intake should be kept low, preferable around 10 % of total calories or …

  • Any way you look at it… Juicing Sucks

    Any way you look at it… Juicing SucksThere is a better and easier way.Written by: Joachim Bartoll, December 12, 2015 for MF ItalyClassic Muscle Newsletter, January 2016 (issue #16) No, I’m not talking about anabolic steroids or other performance enhancing drugs – I’m talking about juicing fruits and vegetables. Some people use it as a liquid diet to lose weight or they're doing some kind of “cleansing” or “detox”, while others use …

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #11

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #11Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, January 2016 (issue #16)In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out the gems – so you do…

  • Protein Powder Scams

    Protein Powder ScamsAre you getting fake and/or low quality protein?Written by: Joachim Bartoll, November 2, 2015 for MF ItalyClassic Muscle Newsletter, January 2016 (issue #16) In the past months several websites have reported about fake protein, mislabeled protein powders and nitrogen spiking. It all began with several class-action lawsuits have been filed on behalf of consumers who unknowingly purchased spiked protein products. …

Newsletter #18 – March 2016

  • Healing tendon injuries with nutrition

    Healing tendon injuries with nutritionWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18) Tendon injuries can be one of the worst hurdles for anyone who regularly participates in exercise or sports. They heal extremely slowly and can seem to last forever, and the current therapies to treat them don't seem to be very effective. While minor muscle injuries are more common than tendon injuries, such as strains…

  • How I lead my life - Part 1

    How I lead my lifePart 1: the daily structure and my rules for livingWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18) Over the last year, I’ve got dozens of questions about how I structure my days and if I have any valuable tips and strategies to keep productive, lean, healthy and fit in my forties.So I decided to make a little series about the structure of my typical day, about my rules, values, rituals…

  • Straight from the desk #9 (only Silver or Gold/VIP)

    Straight from the desk #9Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18)Straight from the desk is only available for subscribers with a Silver- or Gold Membership. Straight from the desk is an ongoing series where I put my thoughts, ideas or recent topics (discussed by clients or other coaches) into small nuggets of useful information. Each issue usually contains 5 to 7 topics (comparable to two full-le…

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #12

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #12Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18)In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out the gems – so you don’…

  • Testosterone Part 2

    Testosterone Part 2Benefits of testosterone and crushing some mythsWritten by: Joachim Bartoll, August 2015, edited February 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, March 2016 (issue #18) In the first part we looked at our production of testosterone and the three forms of circulating testosterone within our bodies.When people speak of testosterone, most of us picture its masculine effects, such as larger muscles, more body hair and a deeper…

Newsletter #21 – June 2016

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #14

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #14Written by: Joachim Bartoll, May/June 2016Classic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21) In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out th…

  • How to Start Your Training Sessions

    How to Start Your Training SessionsProper “warm-up” for optimal training performanceWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21) I never liked the term “warm-up” since it’s misleading and fool people into running around circling their arms or getting up on an exercise bike just to get “warm”. Getting warm is only one piece of the “preparation puzzle”.The most important part is the central nervous syst…

  • The Quick Diet Experiment: Day 15 – aftermath

    The Quick Diet ExperimentThe Aftermath and what comes next...Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21) Read more: Introduction to the 14-days experiment. | Days 1 to 6. | Days 7 to 14.Updated: Wednsday, June 29[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="4px" margin_bottom="4px" background_color="rgba(255,255,255,0)"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=…

  • The Quick Diet Experiment: Day 7 to 14

    The Quick Diet ExperimentThe Journal: Day 7 to 14Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21) This is my journal where I document everything of relevance during this 14-day diet experiment. Days will be added in intervals.Updated: Monday, June 27[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="4px" margin_bottom="4px" background_color="rgba(255,255,255,0)"][fusion_builder…

  • The Quick Diet Experiment: Day 1 to 6

    The Quick Diet ExperimentThe Journal: Day 1 to 6Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21) This is my journal where I document everything of relevance during this 14-day diet experiment. Days will be added in intervals.Updated: Saturday, June 18 [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="4px" margin_bottom="4px" background_color="rgba(255,255,255,0)"][fusion_build…

  • The Quick Diet Experiment

    The Quick Diet Experiment14 days to lower inflammation, increase health and get ripped againWritten by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, June 2016 (issue #21)Quick links: Days 1 to 6. | Days 7 to 14. | The Aftermath.Second round: The Start. | First week. Quick introductionOn May 10, I finally made a comeback at the gym. I had a quick re-visit in September and October last year, but I haven’t really been hitting the weight…

Newsletter #22 – July 2016

  • Straight from the desk #10 (only Silver or Gold/VIP)

    Straight from the desk #10Written by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22)Straight from the desk is only available for subscribers with a Silver- or Gold Membership. Straight from the desk is an ongoing series where I put my thoughts, ideas or recent topics (discussed by clients or other coaches) into small nuggets of useful information. Each issue usually contains several topics (comparable to 1 or 2 ful…

  • The Ketogenic Diet, Part 2: The Different Types of the Ketogenic Diet

    The Ketogenic DietPart 2: The Different Types of the Ketogenic DietWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22) In this part we’ll continue our introductional journey by looking at the different recognized types of the ketogenic diet. I’ll explain their composition, how they work, their advantages and possible disadvantages for dieting and as a long-term diet. We’ll also look closer at the variants of…

  • The Ketogenic Diet, Part 1: Introduction

    The Ketogenic DietPart 1: Starting Out – Introduction to the Ketogenic DietWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22) In 1996 I started Ironmagazine Online, or “Ironmag.com” for short. It was the first bodybuilding online magazine of its kind with aspiring amateur writers from all over the world. As we kicked off, I had recently been introduced to the ketogenic diet and discussed it frequently on th…

  • The Diet Experiment II - July 12 to July 17

    The Diet Experiment II: July 12 to July 17Experimenting with the Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting, and Fat FastingWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22) The first experiment: Introduction to the 14-days experiment. | Days 1 to 6. | Days 7 to 14. | The Aftermath.Second round: The start.[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="4px" margin_bottom="4px" back…

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #15

    Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #15 Written by: Joachim Bartoll, June/July 2016 Classic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22)   In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and …

  • The Diet Experiment II - The Start Of A New Journey

    The Diet Experiment IIExperimenting with the Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting, and Fat FastingWritten by: Joachim BartollClassic Muscle Newsletter, July 2016 (issue #22) The first experiment: Introduction to the 14-days experiment. | Days 1 to 6. | Days 7 to 14. | The Aftermath.[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="4px" margin_bottom="4px" background_color="rgba(255,255,255,0)"][fusion_b…

Newsletter #9 – May 2015

  • Intermittent Fasting Variants - Part 1

    Intermittent Fasting Variants - Part 1My three most popular IF protocols for competing clientsFor Performance Sports, Burning Fat and Building MuscleWritten by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, May 2015 (issue #9) In 2009 I published a short article about Intermittent Fasting and how to use your pre- and post-workout nutrition to your advantage. In 2013 I updated the article and published it through MM Sports and Body Sci…

  • Straight from the desk #8 (only Silver or Gold/VIP)

    Straight from the desk #8Written by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, May 2015 (issue #9) Straight from the desk is only available for subscribers with a Silver- or Gold Membership. Straight from the desk is an ongoing series where I put my thoughts, ideas or recent topics (discussed by clients or other coaches) into small nuggets of useful information. Each issue usually contains 5 to 7 topics (comparable to two full-len…

  • The Basic Muscle Gain Program – Mesocycle 2 – Strength Phase (Upper/Lower Body)

    The Basic Muscle Gain ProgramMesocycle 2 – Strength Phase (Upper/Lower Body)Written by Joachim Bartoll, 2013-2015You need to have a Silver- or Gold Membership to download this Training Program The Basic Muscle Gain Program is a scientific sound and proven training program spanning over 5 mesocycles for a total of 20 weeks. The first two mesocycles (first 8 weeks) are strength specific and will prepare you for the three following me…

  • The Basic Muscle Gain Program – Mesocycle 1 – Strength Phase (Full Body)

    The Basic Muscle Gain ProgramMesocycle 1 – Strength Phase (Full Body)Written by Joachim Bartoll, 2013-2015This first part of The Basic Muscle gain Program is free for all. You need to be a Silver- or Gold Member to access part 2 to 5. The Basic Muscle Gain Program is a scientific sound and proven training program spanning over 5 mesocycles for a total of 20 weeks. The first two mesocycles (first 8 weeks) are strength specific and w…

  • Relevant Research in the Field of Strength Training and Sports #6

    Relevant Researchin the Field of Strength Training and Sports #6Written by: Joachim Bartoll Classic Muscle Newsletter, May 2015 (issue #9) In this ongoing series, I will summarize recent and relevant studies within our field of Strength and Performance Sports – including topics such as Strength Training, Hypertrophy, Nutrition, Weight Loss and more. I will wade through all the new published research and pick out the gems – so you d…

  • Grundprogram Muskelökning – 2 – Styrkefas (Halvkropp)

    Grundprogram Muskelökning2. Styrkefas (Halvkropp)Av Joachim Bartoll, 2013-2015Du måste vara Silver- eller Guldmedlem för att få tillgång till detta program. Detta är andra programmet (Block 2) i Grundprogramserien. Efter fyra veckor går du vidare till Block 3 (separat program som kommer finnas på CMN).Under detta program tränar du fyra dagar i veckan med ett halvkroppssplit (mikrocykel/vecka 1-3) samt två pass under fjärde veckan/m…

  • Snabbtitt på Koffein

    Snabbtitt på:KoffeinText: Joachim Bartoll, 2013/2015.Classic Muscle Newsletter, maj 2015 (nr 9) Koffein är världens populäraste prestationshöjande ämne – vare sig det rör sig om ökad kognitiv förmåga eller om ökad styrka och uthållighet vid träning eller tävling.[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible" margin_top="1" margin_bottom="0px" background_color="rgba(255,255,255,0)"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_bui…