Jonathon Mike

https:drjmike.com

Jonathan Mike, PhD, has taught at numerous division 1 colleges and universities in exercise science and sports performance programs. He has worked as a strength and conditioning coach and has contributed to dozens of online, fitness, strength, and consumer outlets in the country, and has spoken at over 55 strength and conditioning and sport nutrition events organizations. Jonathan has authored numerous peer-review and scientific publications and has written 10 book chapters related to sports nutrition and strength and conditioning. Jonathan is a sought-after presenter nationally and internationally. He is currently writing a book for Human Kinetics on Strongman Training for Strength and Performance.

 
The Long Road to Victory: Approval, Stress Management, and The Shining Light
The Long Road to Victory: Approval, Stress Management, and The Shining L...

The shining light appeared after a long nightmare in hell. This is what I encountered. This is how I persevered.

Eccentric Training Techniques for Added Strength and Size
Eccentric Training Techniques for Added Strength and Size

If you want your strength and muscle mass to go up, you need to focus on how the weight is going down.

Mythbusters 204-206: Increased Cortisol, The Big 3 Powerlifts, and Fat Adaptation
Mythbusters 204-206: Increased Cortisol, The Big 3 Powerlifts, and Fat A...

Let’s knock down a few more falsehoods the fitness industry has been pumping into your brain.

MythBusters 201-203: Gluten, Clean Eating, and The Fat-Burning Zone
MythBusters 201-203: Gluten, Clean Eating, and The Fat-Burning Zone

Are you falling for these foolish fitness fallacies? Here’s the research behind these popular claims.

Did Creatine Monohydrate Cause 'Supplement Rage' in South Carolina Police Officer?
Did Creatine Monohydrate Cause 'Supplement Rage' in South Caro...

Ben Fields gained infamy overnight for his use of force against a student in Spring Valley High School. Now the media is targeting his supplements.

The Long Road To Victory: Dark Ages
The Long Road To Victory: Dark Ages

With the struggles of PhD demands affecting my personal and professional life, I needed to change my approach.

Mythbusters 101: Don't Fall for These Fallacies
Mythbusters 101: Don't Fall for These Fallacies

Bad information is passed from lifter to lifter, website to website. Let’s end the charade.

The Long Road To Victory: My Journey to a PhD
The Long Road To Victory: My Journey to a PhD

The process of completing undergraduate, masters, and doctorate programs will challenge you in ways that test your dedication and desire for your craft.

The Truth About Energy Systems (Part 2)
The Truth About Energy Systems (Part 2)

The breakdown of food and the conversion of nutrients to energy coincides with the body’s regulation of multiple energy systems.

The Fat and the Furious: A Complete Guide to the Most Misunderstood Macronutrient
The Fat and the Furious: A Complete Guide to the Most Misunderstood Macr...

Side-step the fat fearmongers and accelerate towards a healthier heart and better hormone profile.

Pulp Fiction
Pulp Fiction

Detox cleanses and juices? Well, allow me to retort…

Misconceptions About Lactic Acid
Misconceptions About Lactic Acid

Three more reps…yeah, three more. That’s it! Feel the burn. FEEL THAT BURN!

Gluten for Punishment
Gluten for Punishment

I see you sitting there with a smug look on your face as you drink your gluten-free water. You ain't so smart.

The Truth About Energy Systems
The Truth About Energy Systems

You think you're so badass on your Harley, try out my Kreb's cycle.

Sleep Science: Hitting the Snooze Bar
Sleep Science: Hitting the Snooze Bar

Break down during the day, build up at night.

Call me Rhabdo
Call me Rhabdo

Are you pissing Coca-Cola?

Got Recovery?
Got Recovery?

With all of your efforts to maximize growth and strength increases, how much thought have you put into recovery?

The Research Meathead: Training to Failure
The Research Meathead: Training to Failure

Train to Failure, or Not Train to Failure? That is the Question!

The Research Meathead: Pre Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 3)
The Research Meathead: Pre Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 3)

Many of these stimulants and supplements claim to enhance performance during training to deliver more mental focus, energy, endurance, strength, and fat loss.

The Research Meathead: Pre Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 2)
The Research Meathead: Pre Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 2)

In this installment, the Research Meathead takes a look at Creatine, Beta Alanine, and HMB.

The Research Meathead: Pre-Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 1)
The Research Meathead: Pre-Workout Stimulants and Supplements (Part 1)

Have you thought about what those stimulants you are ingesting really do?

The Research Meathead: Dynamic D
The Research Meathead: Dynamic D

Vitamin D is an extremely important nutrient for health and performance outcomes.

Who Do You Listen to?
Who Do You Listen to?

The problem for many is distinguishing who is authentic, who is not, and who is a pseudo expert.

The Research Meathead: Zinc(tified)
The Research Meathead: Zinc(tified)

Zinc is also one of the most underrated, underused, and perhaps misunderstood minerals.

The Research Meathead: Magnificent Magnesium
The Research Meathead: Magnificent Magnesium

Magnesium is so important, yet often underrated, underused, and misunderstood.

Muscle Confusion Debunked
Muscle Confusion Debunked

Confusing your muscles: does it make you stronger?

The Research Meathead: Static Contraction Training
The Research Meathead: Static Contraction Training

Static contraction training (consisting mainly of isometric training) can be an effective and powerful training tool, especially if it’s utilized over a variety of angles.

Training with Eccentrics
Training with Eccentrics

If you want to get stronger, perhaps you should incorporate more eccentric training in your routine.

The Research Meathead
The Research Meathead

Due to a wide variety of factors involved, it isn’t yet possible to formulate any definitive recommendations concerning protein intake for maximizing sports performance.

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