Tag Archive | advice

The mechanism of fat accumulation and weight gain

Hi Richie, l found your blog through Dr. Sam Hassan. Anyway, l have read in Prevention Magazine about the storage of fat in the body.  So my question is, can you explain to me the mechanism of fat accumulation and weight gain? Tim. S San Diego, CA Dr. Hassan is a great friend that I […]

How important are Amino Acids for Bodybuilding?

Richie, l was told by my trainer that Amino Acid supplements are not important for muscle building process. Is that true? If not what’s the effectiveness of Amino Acids and what’s the best time to take it? Thanks a lot. Jeff. W Lake Oswego, Oregon. I am not sure why your trainer told you that Amino […]

Exercise can help you sleep better.

“I just had a devastating divorce and l am having hard time sleeping at night. Mr. Mishal, does exercise help you sleep?” Sincerely, Mark  D Denver, CO Welcome to the club Mark. I haven’t worked out or done any exercise for three months and l am paying the price with sleepless nights. We all know exercise is […]

The Three Pillars of Health and Nutrition

“Dear Sir, I need your help. I can’t decide if going to the gym is necessary? It will cost me $1000 a year for my membership. Some people are telling me to exercise at home. I became overweight after long devastated relationship, so you can say I ate my emotions out. Now I am about […]

I can’t seem to gain anymore muscle, what’s wrong?

“I’ve been working out for three years. I only gained 5 Kilos of muscles and still have some fat on my body. I work out a lot and l exercise always, l am not sure what l am doing wrong? I want to gain more muscles and get lean. Can you help me please? Also […]

The fastest way to cut a few inches off your midsection.

“Hi Richie, I really need to cut a few inches off my midsection quick. What’s the fastest way to do it?” Adel Abu Kaff, Montreal, Canada. Ah, you know what Adel? If l had a dollar for every time l’ve been asked this question. I would be building a house in Palestine. Of course, the […]

Are vitamins a waste of my money?

Are vitamins a waste of my money?

“Hi Richie, I am 61 year old who takes vitamins. Some of my friends told me that vitamins are a waste of my money. What’s your take on that?” Belinda. T. Pacifica, CA. Thank you for asking me this important question Belinda. The answer is simply these people have no idea what they’re talking about. […]