Exercise Science, LLC

Personal Training and Rehabilitation, New Orleans, LA.


Muscle Strength vs. Size

Size vs. Strength - Genetic Aspects

Myosin Light Chain Kinase (MLCK) is one of the genes associated with variations in strength.

Exercise and Genetics Reboot

When I wrote the original “Exercise and Genetic Variability" presentation / lecture for the 2006 High Intensity Training Seminar, hosted by Bo Raily in Indianapolis, the information presented was ground breaking. Read More...

Strength training stops the aging process in human skeletal muscle.

I was answering some questions for one our clients the other day concerning various forms of exercise / activity. I recalled this study, opened my laptop and started to discuss the relevant research with the her. This study, in particular, serves to illustrate the priority of resistance training. Read More...

Inflammation, Recovery, Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy

Doug and said:

“I am not sure what to make of the study from the article about it. With 36 subjects total, it is unlikely to have enough statistical power to reach any conclusions. Their conclusion seems counter-intuitive to me. I will try to get the full text article to review.

Doug McGuff”


I read the full text of the study when it was first published some time ago, although I can’t seem to find it at the moment (I have 3000+ studies on my hard drive). Strictly from my recollection, I was skeptical of the results immediately. Not only was it contradictory to almost all of the previously published data, but the delta between the control group and treatments groups were huge (60% greater CSA increase in the treatment groups). I’m not sure we would see such a difference with anabolic steroids and untrained subjects over that short of a time period. Read More...