Clayton South

Background

Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

Mr. South, a former personal trainer, has worked as the Chief Research Officer (CRO) of a major nutrition company, and he currently serves as a marketing and advertising advisor to many of the major companies in the dietary supplement industry.

As a consumer advocate, Clayton South tests and reviews dietary supplements every day. In this role he is the author of THE SUPPLEMENT FILES - an unbiased, truthful "no-nonsense" inside look at dietary supplement products.

In addition to writing other articles, Mr. South authors CLAYTON SOUTH's HEALTH FACTS, Q and A WITH CLAYTON SOUTH, and APPLIED BODYBUILDING RESEARCH.

He is a regular contributor to DOUBLE XL MAGAZINE, BODYBUILDING.COM and THE LEAN BODY COACHING CLUB. He has millions of readers every month from around the world.

Mr. South graduated with an Associates Law Degree from Canada's top college, and is a certified Specialist in Performance Nutrition (SPN) by the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA).

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Articles

  • Clayton South's Health Facts: Betaine Anhydrous

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding and fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness, and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Health Facts: Deer Antler Velvet.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - Get Your Supplements Right!

    Questions you want to know, answered by Clayton! CEE, Acetyl L-Carnitine, and more supplement questions answered here! Check it out!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: Lycopene, Electrical Stimulation, And More!

    Lycopene and your colon health? Health risks of working out outside? Electrical muscle stimulation? Learn more here!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research #51: Aging, Post-Workout Nutrition & More

    Learn more from these studies about working out and aging, post-workout nutrition, oxygen and the brain, and more. Check them out.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-14-09!

    Learn more from these studies about olive oil, caffeine, genetics and more. Check them out.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-07-09!

    Learn more from these studies about exercise and depression, prednisolone, injury detection and more. Check them out.

  • The Basics: A Simplified Approach To Picking Quality Supplements!

    In this article I'm going to show you what you need to do to cut through the propaganda-filled minefield to pick quality supplements. The procedure is simple: it's about getting back to basics. Follow these basic steps to get the best value.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-02-09!

    Learn more from these studies about anabolic steroids, lifting weights and insulin, stretching and more. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - Get Your Diet & Training Right!

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to squats, protein, ECA stack, and more. Read on!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 02-19-09!

    Learn more from these studies about probiotics, smoking & alcohol, shock therapy and more. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - Avoiding Supplement Scams!

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to the creatine, importance of training logs, multivitamins, BCAAs, and more. Read on!

  • Vegetables - The Unliked Heroes.

    Believe it or not, vegetables may be just as important as protein for overall health and muscle building. Learn more about what they are and what they do right here.

  • Sleep 101: Importance, Effects & Steps To Maximize Its Anabolic Potential!

    Training recovery is of the utmost importance and sleep is by far the most important training recovery factor. Learn more about what sleep is, why it’s important, tips on how to maximize the anabolic potential of sleep and more right here!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 10-14-08!

    Learn more from these studies about exercise inflammation, genetics, acne and more. Check them out.

  • 10 Rules For Long-Term Muscle Growth - Get Great Returns!

    Muscle growth isn't easy - and it doesn't come quickly for most people - but muscle growth does happen, given enough time. Focus on these ten powerful, yet simple, rules for getting great returns and you'll grow bigger...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - July 2008!

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to the tribulus, sesamin, man boobs, forskolin, and more. Read on!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-26-08!

    Learn more from these studies about chitosan, fruits and vegetables, glucosamine, and more. Check them out.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-24-08!

    Learn more from these studies about effects of drinking, cranberries, nitric oxide, and more. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - June 2008!

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to the 'under 18 warning', sports nutrition career, Kre-Alkalyn, stretch marks, and much more. Read on!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-18-08!

    Learn more from these studies about pycnogenol, consuming eggs, garlic & antioxidants, and more. Check them out.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 4-01-08!

    Learn more from these studies about red cabbage, building better abs, solid meals vs MRPs, and more. Check them out.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 3-27-08!

    Learn more from these studies about tomatoes, bodybuilding, myostatin inhibitors, and how fat is bad for you. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - March 2008.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to L-arginine, building a better body, ZMA, gynecomastia, and much more. Learn more right here!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 3-13-08!

    Learn more from these studies about subcutaneous fat, exercise and cancer, your brain and exercise, and the importance of breakfast. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - February 2008.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to best time for protein shakes, personal training compensation, muscle building supps, and much more. Learn more right here!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 11-15-07!

    Learn more from these studies about steroids and adrenal glands, healthy bones, ibuprofen, and Hawthorne berry. Check them out.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - October 2007.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to losing body fat, fatty-acids, MHP products, St. John's Wort, and more. Read on to learn more!

  • An Interview With Lee Labrada - Advanced Training Techniques Exposed!

    I had the chance to interview bodybuilding legend and Labrada Nutrition Founder and CEO Lee Labrada. In this interview, Lee discusses advanced training techniques and provides his Professional expertise of over 30 years.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 09-06-07!

    Learn more from these studies about nutrition & cardiovascular health, effects of carbs & BCAA's during exercise, and protein. Read on to learn about some of the studies that have been taking place.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - September 2007.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to caloric restriction, training again after 10-years off, effects of creatine, L-Tyrosine, and building mass quickly. Read on to learn more!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 08-22-07!

    Learn more from these studies about soy protein, whole grains & fiber, green tea, and probiotics. Read on to learn about some of the studies that have been taking place.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 08-13-07!

    Learn more from these studies about water and how it may effect your heart, effects of Strength training on free testosterone, weight management, and Panax Ginseng - Can it get you lean?

  • Q & A With Clayton South - August 2007.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to constructing a workout, use of flax seed oil, Ecdysterone, and more right here!

  • Q & A With Clayton South - June/July 2007.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to supplements and how they can best be used. Learn more about creatine use, food cravings, proteins, and more right here.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - May 2007.

    Clayton sorts out another list of questions relating to supplements and how they can best be used. Learn more about Kre-Alkalyn, RTD's, L-glutamine, Whey, and more right here!

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Omega-3 Fatty Acids.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Beta-Alanine.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • An Interview With Lee Labrada - Get Shredded And Lose Unwanted Water!

    Water retention can affect every competitive bodybuilder. Young or old, beginner or seasoned … I sat down with pro bodybuilding legend and Labrada Nutrition CEO Lee Labrada to discuss water retention and how it's best managed.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-06-07!

    Learn more from these studies about Synephrine (is it safe & effective?), effectiveness of glutamine, importance of breakfast, fats, BCAA's and problems around the holidays.

  • Lee Labrada Talks About Mr. Olympia Nutrition Secrets!

    After retirement, Labrada founded Labrada Nutrition. In this interview, Lee Labrada shares his extensive nutrition knowledge and reveals his nutrition secrets for building a championship physique.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 02-19-07!

    Learn more from these studies about fruits & vegetables effecting weight loss, antioxidant effectiveness, low carb diets, functional food, colloidal silver and supplements...

  • Lee Labrada: The Most Trusted Bodybuilder In Sports Nutrition!

    As a bodybuilder, Lee Labrada established a reputation for always bringing quality to the stage. I sat down with him recently to talk about his bodybuilding career, his company, and about his commitment to fans. Learn more.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - December 2006.

    This Q&A discusses issues concerning glutamine, preventing injury, a serious bone condition, protein, and more... Get some cold hard facts right here!

  • DOMS: Prevention And Treatment.

    Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is a serious and painful condition that affects every athlete. Learn more about DOMS, how it might effect you, etc. Get the details below.

  • Pre-Olympia 2006 Interview With Canadian Superstar, Mindi O'brien!

    Now, in the days running up to the 2006 Olympia, Mindi O'Brien speaks in her own words about what's she's doing, what's she's learned, and more. Read on for the details.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - October 2006.

    This Q&A discusses issues concerning nutrition and cancer, joint care, constipation, etc. Read on as I give my opinion on a number of commonly asked questions. Get the facts here.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Gotu Kola

    Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) is a plant that grows in countries such as India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Learn about its medicinal uses.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - July 2006.

    This Q&A discusses issues concerning supplement stacks, 1-Testosterone, body fat, female training, etc. Read on as I give my opinion on a number of commonly asked questions. Get the facts here.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Hesperidin.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - June 2006.

    This Q&A discusses issues concerning fat burners, back exercises, obesity, steroids and much more. Read on as I give my opinion on a number of commonly asked questions. Get the facts here.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Rose Hips.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - May 2006.

    This Q&A discusses issues such as whey protein hype, achieving long term fat loss, dopamine and mental health, L-arginine as a NO2 precursor and much more. Read on for the details!

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Jojoba.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Burdock.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Kola Nut.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Chlorophyll.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Hordenine.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Dong Quai.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Prickly Pear Cactus.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Bergenin Monohydrate.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Sesamin.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Greens Food.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • An Interview With Tia Keov - Sportlab Model Search Male Winner.

    The decision was difficult, but in the end Tia Keov came out on top and became the new Sportlab Male Model. Learn more about him right here as he answers questions about who he is.

  • An Interview With Vanda Hadarean - Olympian, Fitness Model, And Newest Girl Of Sportlab!

    The decision was difficult, but in the end Vanda Hadarean came out on top and became the Sportlab Fitness Model. Learn more about her right here as she answers question about who she is.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Phosphatidyl Serine.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - December 2005.

    This Q&A discusses issues with regard to protein bars, nitric oxide, L-glutamine, and Kre-Alkalyn. Read on to learn more.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Apple Cider Vinegar.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Tyramine (4-hydroxy-phenethylamine).

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: L-Leucine.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Bilberry.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Ashwagandha.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: N-Acetyl Cysteine.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - October 2005.

    From steroids to supplements to sexuality, workouts to weight loss and more, the answers you want are right here! Learn more...

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Spirulina.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Manganese Is Essential To Health Because The Body Uses Manganese To Support

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Battle Of The Breakfast Bars - Labrada Vs. MuscleTech!

    The time has arrived! We now introduce to you the battle of the breakfast bars. Our contenders in this match are Labrada and MuscleTech! Read on to see who wins!

  • Overcoming The Odds - Multiple Sclerosis And Bodybuilding.

    Get some great inspiration right here as Paul Stock shares his story about becoming a competitive bodybuilder while struggling with multiple sclerosis.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Progesterone

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Wheat Grass.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Chlorella.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Biotin.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: R-ALA.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Red Yeast Rice.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Glucomannan.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Hyaluronic Acid.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Pregnenolone.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Gamma Oryzanol.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: White Kidney Bean.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Cat's Claw.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Boswellia.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Pycnogenol.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: 5-Hydroxytryptophan.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - September 2005.

    This month I am going to be answering some questions about Syntrax Nectar, how much calories to consume, kidney failure, GI's, and Vanadyl Sulfate.

  • Your Government On Drugs: The Unholy Anti-Health Alliance.

    This is a very strongly written document showing how the FTC and the government seem to be doing their part to destroy the supplement industry (and Cytodyne). Find out more about this and if there is anything you can do to help stop them.

  • The Supplement Files: Nutrabolics AE2.

    What is Nutrabolics AE2? Does it live up to the claims the company makes? Find out here...

  • An Interview With Stacey-Lynn Mlinarevic - The Newest Girl Of Sportlab!

    The decision was dificult but in the end Stacey-Lynn came out on top and became the SportLab Fitness Model. Learn more about her right here as she answers question about who she is.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - July 2005.

    This month I answer questions such as a wife who is being asked not to workout by the spouse, Creatine and NO2, hiatal hernias, overweight and misguided, and about quick and easy breakfasts.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - June 2005.

    Find out what Lee Lebrada is up to these days, if Nolvadex really works to eliminate gynecomastia, if you should do cardio before or after weight training and more...

  • Should You Drink Milk?

    If you're like most people, you've been raised on cow's milk and probably continue to think that it's a healthy food that's a staple of the bodybuilding diet. This article presents some less than appetizing information regarding liquid milk consumption.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - May 2005!

    Clearing up the confusion for bodybuilders. Below you will find answers to questions about training, supplementation, love handles, water retention, and wanting to get huge with a heart condition.

  • The Supplement Files: AllMax Nutrition.

    What is AllMax Nutrition Isoflex? Does it live up to the claims the company makes? Find out here...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - April 2005!

    This Q and A contains information on the importance of nutrition, supplementation, and how to get greater gains. Find out what suggestions can help you get the muscle without the damaging injuries...

  • Ephedra, The FDA And Codex Alimentarius... Get The Truth Here!

    Whether ephedrine HCL returns to the shelf in fat burners isn't really the issue. The issue is about freedom of choice. The freedom to decide what keeps our bodies healthy. Get the facts here and revive your rights as a citizen of a democratic society!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 03-11-05!

    Find out how binge eating effects your brain, portion size effects obesity, and how important fruits are for good health.

  • Q & A With Clayton South - March 2005!

    Find out what you can do for more volume, how to gain mass, what it takes to become a personal trainer, and more...

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Arginine Ethyl Ester

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Clayton's Health Facts: L-Glutathione.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 02-22-05!

    Find out why farmers are adding vital nutrients to your foods, coffee and how it affects your cardio and more...

  • Your Best Prohormone Alternatives!

    Prohormones were forever sent into oblivion. Now, athletes are searching for something new. Learn more.

  • Can Sex Affect Your Bodybuilding Gains?

    This article will examine the latest research on sexual practice and its application within the context of an athletic training program...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 01-07-05!

    High fructose corn syrup, stretching and exercise, all about melatonin and much more!

  • CEE (Creatine Ethyl Ester) Rountable: Round One!

    An eye-opening look into the politics and personalities of our sport in this roundtable discussion on creatine ethyl ester...

  • Lab Reports: Can They Be Trusted?

    The newest battle between supplement manufacturers has resulted in an attack upon science and the consumer. Not surprisingly, false laboratory reports on nutritional supplements have caused confusion amongst consumers. What is the truth? Find out here...

  • Q & A With Clayton South: October 2004!

    Get you questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 11-11-04!

    Is chromium picolinate safe for fat loss, can kiwi fruit help your heart, what is sleep apnea and more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 12-10-04!

    No more needles, news about male enhancement products, how to keep your prostate safe and much more...

  • Mindi O'Brien: Canada's Newest Star Speaks...

    Learn all about new IFBB Pro Mindi O'Brien and how life was in Canada, future plans, what she would change to make the sport more popular and more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 9-28-04!

    Can fish oil and soy protein prevent alzhemiers, more on creatine serum, prostate cancer and nutrition, do you need saled dressing and more...

  • The Supplement Files: Cortished.

    What is Cortished? Does Cortished work for fat loss? Find out here...

  • The Supplement Files!

    Clayton South reviews the most popular supplements. Learn all about them here!

  • The Supplement Files: Nutrabolics Diablo.

    In this issue of The Supplement Files, Clayton reviews a cell-oxidizing from Nutrabolics. Read more...

  • Q & A With Clayton South: August 2004!

    What supplements can you take to slow the growth of goiters in your thyroid, a sample quad routine, what supplements for joint pain, what mrps are best and more...

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Horny Goat Weed.

    Clayton South, SPN (ISSA), is a recognized expert in the bodybuilding / fitness industry with over 150 bodybuilding, fitness and nutrition publications to his credit.

  • Why Chiropractic Is Critical To Your Success!

    In this eye-opening and revealing interview, Dr. Lee tells us why chiropractic is critical to athletic success and a long and healthy life.

  • Fouad Abiad Interview: A Star In The Making!

    In the course of my duties as a writer in the bodybuilding industry, I meet many people. Unlike many in the industry, I had the opportunity to talk to a down to earth, respectful and genuine man named Fouad Abiad.

  • Where Are They Now: Robby Robinson?

    By anyone's standards, Robby Robinson is a bodybuilding legend. Because of his longevity, professionalism, and his commitment to sport, any list of bodybuildings greatest athletes is sure to have his name on it...

  • The Supplement Files: Eclipse Complex 24.

    In this issue of The Supplement Files, Clayton reviews a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement from Eclipse. Read more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 7-06-04!

    Boarding schools for fat kids, what you can take for arthritis, what an individuals nutrition program should consist of, green tea and if it works for fat loss, exercise and depression and more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-19-04!

    Are all pills safe for all men and women, prostate health and the athlete, cancer in your environment, folate intake and breast cancer and more...

  • Oh-Toronto: 2004 Toronto Pro Review!

    Find out what happened at the 2004 Toronto Pro show through the eyes of Clayton South...

  • Speak Up Or Be Silenced! The Need For Responsible & Unbiased Science!

    After reading an article titled 'When Steroids & Politics Meet', it became clear to me why it is that our industry and lifestyle have not thus far gained mainstream acceptance and legitimacy: ignorance and bias on behalf of the academics.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-09-04!

    Are physical activity and ovarian cancer in women linked, how does noise pollution effect our body, if this is the season for high cholesterol, how ephedra effects your heart, what supplements may work less as you get older and more...

  • Tips For Being A Better Personal Trainer!

    The tips here will assist you in providing clients added value beyond education, and will help you to deliver to the client a rewarding experience. They will assist you, as a trainer, to be proactive regarding client needs, and they will help set you apar

  • Q & A With Clayton South: June 2004!

    In this issue we will take a look at what testosterone supplements to lose weight, if Elite-K is a worthy product, if tribulus works, what supplements will give you more energy and more...

  • Back To The Basics: Back Training!

    What exercises work for building a thick and powerful back? With exercise pictures and printable logs!

  • Supplement Kings: It Is Time For A Change: Part 2!

    In this article I am going to explain why a focus on advertising alone is not enough to guarantee supplement sales and corporate success. I am also going to provide four more tips on what it takes to sell products - and to keep them selling.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 5-06-04!

    Do Amphetamines effect your performance, are you getting enough iron, your brain and alcohol, Abdominal implants and more!

  • Supplement Kings: It Is Time For A Change!

    Follow these four tips that will help not only the companies, but also the consumer.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 4-28-04!

    Learn the latest info on weight loss and calcium intake, CLA and breast cancer, what carbohydrates drinks to take and much more...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - May 2004!

    In this issue you will learn the truth about supplement companies marketing, all about label claims and what you can do to fight it, why King Kamali's talks trash and if Jeff Summers products work...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 4-17-04!

    Each of us can be ambassadors and educators to those of the general public, not only from our examples, but also in our discussions, we can begin to educate people on the important issues of health...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 4-15-04!

    Learn how carbohydrates can help prevent overtraining, the importance of exercise and much more...

  • Eliminate Training Frustrations Forever!

    To bodybuild successfully many things are required. Learn what they are and how you can eliminate all frustrations ...

  • Twelve Weeks To A Lean Physique: Part Three!

    As a bodybuilder and writer, one of the most important tasks that I can do is to set goals. Goal setting is a critical act, because it sets the tone, vision, direction and spirit of a training regimen.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 3-25-04!

    Learn why elderly bodybuilders need more antioxidants, why you need more fat and fruits and vegetables, the effects of steroids, how to cure baldness and much more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 3-22-04!

    Learn all about weight loss, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), stretching and much more!

  • The New Approach To Instinctual Training!

    Through further practice, it is possible to make the behaviour instinctual-reflexive. Learn how and all about instinctual training!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 3-15-04!

    Learn about the beneficial effects of creatine supplementation and women, the latest information about electrostimulation, the importance of post-exercise nutrition and much more!

  • Twelve Weeks To A Lean Physique - Part Two!

    After documenting the methodology of the program, I followed my usual practice of extending to you, the reader, an invitation to follow me on my journey to a leaner physique and greater health.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 2-15-04!

    Learn about the potential deadly effects of overtraining, the latest information about testosterone, the limits of creatine and much more!

  • Twelve Weeks To A Lean Physique!

    The time has come for me to become lean. Chronicled for the next twelve weeks will be my journey. Included for your benefit will be all of my daily logs. Included in these logs will be my thoughts as they occurred to me.

  • The Seven Tools You Need As A Bodybuilder!

    The following is a list of tools that are mandatory to have, should success be realized. Lacking these tools, or lacking a working knowledge of these tools, will come at the expense of years of progress. Familiarize yourself with the tools listed herein.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 1-02-04

    Find out how to increase protein synthesis, all about canabolic steroids, myostatin inhibitors, Ginko Biloba, Colostrum and much more...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - December 2003!

    Find out what Clayton's latest thoughts on Muscletech are, how to get rid of your extra stomach fat, how women can get started in bodybuilding, if 1-testosterone will show up on drug tests, and all about Primabolan!

  • Bodybuilding.com's Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide!

    The holidays are fast approaching and it can often be difficult to buy for loved ones. What do you get for the person who either has everything, or who wants so little?

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 12-02-03!

    Find out all about the new green tea research, all about creatine and bloating, what diabetic athletes need to know, new osteological info, if you need multi-vitamins and if your body images matters...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 11-20-03!

    Find out all about the new glutamine research, if rotator cuff injuries are a career ender, how to get more from your creatine, if andro is worth the risk, if milk is as good as we think it is, all about powerlifting and bodybuilding and much more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 11-11-03!

    Find out if mirros can help you workout better, how to sleep better and longer, why so many people suffer from cholesterol problems, all about the new birth control for men, how to get less muscle pain, if creatine is good for women and much more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - Main Page.

    Check out the latest research in the health industry from the top researchers in the world. All the up to date info in one place...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - November 2003!

    Find out if NO2 will shrink your nuts, if it works, what kind of protein is best to take before bedtime, what a good creatine and glutamine are, and all about this year's Mr. Olympia placings...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 10-20-03!

    Find out if you need more B vitamins, if you need tea in your diet, why diabetes is on the rise, all about the new obesity research, if a prostate check up is worthwhile, why calcium fights e-coli and much more...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - October 2003!

    Learn all about the central nervous system, how to lose the extra fat around your stomach, what kind of creatine is best for you, if nor diol is alright to stack and much more...

  • Bodybuilding Answers Its Critics!

    From this publication it is clear that bodybuilding and fitness are done by millions around the world, not because of whimsical desire - but because bodybuilding and fitness are activities done as an affirmation that life is the highest value.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 09-23-03!

    Learn how to finally drop the extra pounds, all about usnic acid, if it is too late to change your eating habits, if you are a binge eater, if you should buy supplements from your local grocery store, if your herbal fat burner is safe and much more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 09-15-03!

    Learn why teens need more vitamin D, how creatine can make you smarter, how your BMI and your cardiovascular risk correlate with each other, how you can use andro for hrt, all about McDonalds new health foods and much more...

  • Q & A With Clayton South - September 2003!

    Learn all about the law of diminishing returns, if arimidex is good to take, the truth on myostatin protein powders, what you need to do to take your phyisique to the next leval and more...

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 08-18-03!

    Find out what they best diet is, why isoflavones are no good for lowering blood pressure, why fat is good brain food, how olive oil can contribute to liver health, why ECA stacks are safe and much more...

  • The Principles Of Bodybuilding

    Repeatedly I receive letters of thanks from bodybuilders around the world, astounded that philosophy is the chief determinant of bodybuilding success. Find out what they know!

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 08-04-03!

    Find out what the good news for bodybuilders is, if the testosterone patch really works, why there will be no more blood doping, why milk is good, why H.I.T works and much more...

  • Where Is Real Bodybuilding Information Found These Days?

    When I first became involved in bodybuilding, I would do whatever I saw someone else doing or what the magazines said. Where is real bodybuilding knowledge? Where can I find information that will help me produce real results? Find out what I found!

  • The Top Secrets Of Bodybuilding Success!

    In this publication are those secrets; the treasure to bodybuilding success that so many look for, but that so few find. Get ready; the answers to your success have been found.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News - 07-28-03!

    Does andro work, are steroids safe for everybody, what should I know about breast implants, will drinking improve your health, obesity issues and much more.

  • Decahedron Delts: Learn How To Build Huge Delts!

    By employing the exercises outlined in this publication, according to the method prescribed, you can have a pair of Cannonball delts that inspire awe and respect from all who view them.

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News!

    Check out the latest research in the health industry from the top researchers in the world. All the up to date info lifted in one place!

  • Q & A With Clayton South - August 2003!

    Find out what you can do to help fix un-proportional body parts, the truth about Muscletech, what supplements really work, what program works best for building mass and much more...

  • All About Alanine!

    L-alanine is a non-essential amino acid. It is an organic amino acid due to the presence of a carbon atom in its makeup. alanine is found primarily in poultry, beef, pork and fish. Learn how it can help you!

  • Special Flash Report: Big Boys Frustrated As Sticks Take Over Hardcore Gym!

    Check out this lighthearted newspaper format special flash report about what the big boys in the gym are getting frustrated in their hardcore gyms!

  • Q & A With Clayton South - July 2003!

    Get your questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • Q & A With Clayton South - June 2003!

    Get your questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • The Big Four: Clean & Press, Deadlift, Squats And Flat Bench.

    By incorporating the exercises listed here into an existing routine, and/or by making them cornerstones of future routines, you will be ensuring that massive, continual, muscle growth and strength increases are yours.

  • Do You Have A Bodybuilder's Contradictory Mindset?

    Do bodybuilders REALLY do all they can to gain muscle? Are you SURE they do? And, most importantly, are you CERTAIN that these ideas have no impact on your ability as a bodybuilder? Find out if you have a contradictory mindset.

  • Is No2 The Real Deal?

    As an author in the bodybuilding industry, I believe that my readers deserve more than a review that says simply 'I liked this product, so buy it.'

  • Troglodyte Triceps!

    Your triceps take up 66% of your arm. If you want arms like a caveman, instead of flabby lifeless peashooters, give this tricep program a try!

  • Q & A With Clayton South - May 2003!

    Get your questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • Q & A: Get Your Questions Answered!

    Check out the latest issue! Learn about many subjects in full, easy to understand detail. You will be surprised at how much you can learn!

  • Bicep Blitzkrieg!

    By employing the workout detailed here you can ensure that continual gains are yours, while minimizing the potential for injury.

  • Why Are You Not Making Gains?

    Millions of people the world over are trapped in bodies they are desperately trying to change, without success. Learn how to continually make gains!

  • Q & A With Clayton South - February 2003!

    Get your questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • Battle Of The Bars!

    In this article I will be reviewing specific protein bars from each of the companies listed, and will be evaluating them based on the criterion presented above. So, without delay, get ready for the battle of the bars!

  • Grocery Shopping For The Bodybuilder!

    After reading this article you should be able to determine with precision and accuracy the exact foods you ought to purchase and consume, and know the reason(s) you are purchasing and consuming them. Read on to learn more....

  • Q & A With Clayton South!

    Get you questions answered by one of biggest upcoming names in bodybuilding. Check back monthly for updates and new questions added! What do YOU want to know about?

  • Are You A Healthy Bodybuilder?

    Being a healthy bodybuilder simply means that in all areas of your life you seek to improve, and that bodybuilding is how you seek to improve your physical body and mind in order so that your mind and body can be used to love and help others.

  • How Can You Be Sure You're Really A Bodybuilder?

    Are you willing to honestly examine whether or not YOU have been living the true bodybuilding lifestyle? Then read on ...

  • My Review On Optimum Nutrition's 100% Whey!

    For anyone wanting to add size, while not putting their wallet on a diet, get some 100% Whey by Optimum!

  • The Myths Of Obesity Explained And Debunked: The Terminology Explained

    Despite the extensive knowledge available to our post-modern society, our problems are moving faster than we can catch them.

  • The Myths Of Obesity Explained And Debunked!

    Year after year, people are bombarded by advertisements, theories and training advice. The strong emphasis on being fit and lean is overwhelming.

  • Survival Strategies For The Traveling Bodybuilder!

    Although I am writing about my travels over a specific time period, the mindset presented here is useful if applied consistently in everyday life and in every situation.

  • What Should You Look For In A Protein Powder?

    There are many things you need to consider when trying to choose what protein product will best suit your needs. I will go over those things and hopefully by the end you will be more confident and prepared to find one that's right for you!

  • Magic Food: Healthy Foods For Bodybuilders!

    Learn what can work so well and yet be so inexpensive!

  • A Step-By-Step Guide For Constructing An Effective Workout!

    Are you trying to design a workout program? But cannot find anything, anywhere about how to make an effective workout. Look no farther!