Category: Mike Arnold
The Origins and Early History of Anabolic Steroids
by Mike Arnold And it all started with a Bottle of Vodka – "The origins and early history of Anabolic Steroids" The year was 1954 and Americ [...]
The Evolution of PED’s in Bodybuilding
by Mike Arnold The idea that a singular, endogenous hormone was somehow responsible for the development of male characteristics goes back 1,000 [...]
Has the Steroid Scare Come Full Circle?
by Mike Arnold When it comes to steroids, there has always been a rift in perception between the general public and the bodybuilding community, [...]
How to Use Fat Loss Drugs without Compromising Muscle Gains Part 2
by Mike Arnold In Part 1 of this article I addressed a particular conundrum that most of us face at one point or another during our bodybuildin [...]
The Most Reliable Way of Determining Heart Attack Risk?
by Mike Arnold For those of you who are familiar with my previous writings, you’re probably already aware that I possess a passion for providin [...]
Was Bodybuilding Conditioning Better In The 1990’s?
by Mike Arnold Was conditioning better in the 90’s? It’s a simple question to be sure, but depending on whom you ask you may very well receive [...]
How to Use Fat Loss Drugs without Compromising Muscle Gains Part 1
by Mike Arnold In attempting to define the bodybuilding physique there are two physical characteristics that stand out above all the rest. One [...]
Is There a Division-Wide Lapse of Judgment in The Pro Ranks?
by Mike Arnold A couple days ago, as I was watching the posing routines of the Top 6 at the Baltimore Pro, I saw something that bothered me a l [...]
The Kevin Levrone Comeback: Reality or Fantasy?
by Mike Arnold Unlike the last six times Kevin said he was going to make a comeback, it quickly became apparent that something was very differe [...]
Is Pump-Training Undermining the Importance of Progressive Resistance?
by Mike Arnold Training moves in cycles, with each generation of bodybuilders being influenced by the training styles of those pros which defin [...]
Low-Risk PED Use for Women
by Mike Arnold PED use among women has changed a lot over the last 15 years. What used to be a relatively simple undertaking involving consist [...]
Optimizing Appetite and Digestion for Maximum Muscle Growth Part 2
by Mike Arnold In Part #1 of this article we talked a lot about digestive health-efficiency and the importance of dietary fine-tuning when it c [...]
Nervous System Stimulants and the Bodybuilder
by Mike Arnold Anyone who has even the slightest bit of insight into the supplement industry is well aware of the popularity of traditional ner [...]
Optimizing Appetite and Digestion for Maximum Muscle Growth Part 1
by Mike Arnold As a bodybuilder, you don’t need to be told that diet plays a direct and critical role in the achievement of your goals. Even b [...]
Anabolic Steroid Use: Does Slow & Steady Win The Race?
by Mike Arnold Every single one of us, upon contemplating our foray into the world of chemical enhancement, quickly learns that there is no gen [...]