H.I.I.T. Training: New Research!

By: Matt Weik IML Research Blog We live in a society that believes if a little yields a good result, then more would yield an even better result.  But more times than not, this isn’t the case.  And actually, that kind of thinking can get you in a lot of trouble in certain situations.  Just look at how many lawsuits … Read More

Can Cardio Improve Your Memory?

By: Matt Weik My good friend often says, “I have a good memory, it’s just short.”  Well now exercise might be able to fix that—specifically cardio.  A Dutch study mentioned that “newly-learned information turns into long-term knowledge through a process of stabilization and integration of memories. This requires certain brain chemicals that are also released during physical exercise, including dopamine, … Read More

Tart Cherry Powder: An Ergogenic Aid?

By: Matt Weik In an effort to get one step ahead of the competition, athletes are always looking for the next best thing to allow them to recover faster and boost their overall performance. A study by Texas A&M University is showing Tart Cherry powder could be the answer to endurance athletes’ prayers. Let’s first throw out a disclaimer, however, … Read More

Can You Keep Up With Karina? (Video)

Digital Muscle’s Karina Nascimento provides a look at one of her workouts in this new video. Produced by Kevin Ostajewski Visit the Digital Muscle Training Blog for More Great Content! Karina Nascimento A highly decorated Brazilian born physique champion, Karina Nascimento lights up stages around the world with her trademark swagger and world class physique. A popular IFBB bodybuilding and … Read More

Dark Chocolate: An Ergogenic Aid?

By: Matt Weik Who would have thought that a visit to Chocolate World at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania would give athletes an advantage over their competition? As ridiculous as it sounds, it could actually be true!  Recent studies are showing that dark chocolate is able to boost athletic performance. Elite endurance athletes listen up! No, this is not a joke.  … Read More

I Competed in Columbus!!!

I’ve attended the Arnold Sports Festival every year since 2010. I’ve been there as a fan, as a member of the media, and in other roles as well. The one thing I had never done in Columbus was participate as one of the 20,000 athletes, competing in any of the 50 plus events. That changed this year when I was … Read More

Cardio for Muscle Contraction?

By Ben Pakulski Most people jump onto a cardio machine with the desired end result of ‘getting their heart rate up’, or maybe to ‘get their body temperature up to burn some calories’.  Sound familiar? Of course it does. Basically, we’re all looking for the most effective and efficient way to shed a few pounds of body fat, right?  It’s … Read More