What a beast Popeye was. No time in the gym, no real effort whatsoever. Just pop a can of leafy greens and lookout. Maybe you’re of his ilk, but personally, I have to put a little work towards attempting a stunning physique.
Listen all you girly men – obviously you have missed an all-important message from two of the most highly respected body-sculpting authorities of all time. All they wanted was to pump <clap> you up, and their philosophy was clear: a muscle is a terrible thing to waste.
Fortunately, there are researchers in the medical field who would agree, though perhaps for slightly different reasons. A collaboration between scientists at the Salk Institute and the University of Lausanne, published last November in Cell, have discovered a natural inhibitor of muscle growth that could be used to develop treatments for a range of patients with muscular degeneration problems.