It IS About Hormones, But Not hCG, For Losing Stubborn Bodyfat That Is

  Another day, another miracle diet, another hoax. These mythical Unicorns don’t fool those of you who’ve found the “secret” to improving your body-composition is really no secret at all. You’re part of the few that have come to realize that weight-training, cardio, nutrition and smart supplementation, as practiced by Physique Athletes, is the fastest…

Modified Circuit Training, Cleansing Your Metabolism––Really

The big trend these days is the sale of “Body Cleansing” products and modified fasting programs that claim to to increase your metabolism. I’ve seen these types of programs emerge again about every ten-years. In fact, as a teen in the late ‘70’s, when I was just beginning to explore health food stores, I even…

Guts, The Determination To Do It Right.

  Albert Einstein famously stated; “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler”. Realizing that Einstein was pretty bright, I’ve used this thinking to advise clients on a wide range of topics. These can be as diverse as coaching individuals through a physique transformation, to developing business strategies for many of your favorite…

The Almighty PUMP, Water Works

      If you’re looking to build your body these days, you’d have to be under a rock not to have seen the dizzying stream of marketing for pre-workout products that supposedly increase Nitric Oxide (a.k.a., NO). On a molecular level, NO is a very short acting gas that your body produces to relax…

Simplified Is Focused, Easy Is Trendy

  There probably isn’t an industry more saturated with easy solutions than those associated with changing your body. The list includes such notables as; Nautilus one-set to failure weight training, 6-second abs, eat anything but carbohydrate miracle diets, and products that deliver muscle building nutrients in nano-seconds. While we can all be seduced by the…

The “Strength” To Lift Resistance: Do The Work

  It’s Friday, so we’re going to take a break from the simplified nutrition, training and supplement conversation we have each day, to touch on the source of “resistance” that can take us away from doing what we really WANT to be DOING. I call this resistance a mind-virus that sucks the life out of us,…

Days Needed to Recover from Intense Weight-Training

                      Good advice on how many days to rest each body part after each training session, is one of the most common questions for people who’ve realized weight training is the key to changing their body composition. The problem is that most programs (in print…

BodyRx Radio Show––The High Cost of Low Energy and High Intensity Training

BodyRx Show-Dr. Scott Connelly – #018 12:00PT: The High Cost of Low Energy and High Intensity Training: In todays show we discuss the potential downsides of low carbohydrate diets and high intensity resistance training, the timing of carbohydrate intake, and the merits of pre-performance energy enhancing supplements. Special Guests: Dr. Greg Haff, Robb Wolf and…

Q: Vince, what is your personal supplement intake & regimen?

  Here is a recent question that came to me over at my blog at the MF Trainer site (http://www.muscleandfitnesstrainer.com/home/trainers/vince-andrich/questions).  Since I get this question quite a bit, I thought readers of vandrich.com would appreciate it if I actually answered it here as well.   Q: Vince, what is your personal supplement intake & regiment?…