Steroidology

Uncover the truth about Anabolic Steroids uses in bodybuilding

What Bodybuilders Wish For? Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators!

The non-steroid class of drugs called SARMS (Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators) were created to minimize the side effects of testosterone by aiding in full anabolic activity in bone and muscle while decreasing the negative side effects on the skin, prostate and hair without having an influence on sex drive and sperm productivity…

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Clinical Studies on Weight Loss Using HGH Fragment 176-191

The first drug ever to successfully stimulate the metabolism of body fat in humans is a peptide named HGH Fragment 176-191 according to a 2004 study…

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What is HGH?

HGH also known as human growth hormone is making the news again. HGH is known as a peptide hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland…

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Muscle-loss study could be key to weight loss and anti-aging

A recent discovery by researchers in Singapore may be the key to developing new drugs to burn fat, cure common diabetes and even slow down the effects of aging.

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Beginner’s guide to power squats
The power squat is a great lift to gain strength in you legs.  If squats are done with good form will not damage the knee, it will only strengthen the knee.  The placement of the bar should be about 1.5 inches below the tops of the deltoids, which means... Read more
The Measure of Man’s Strength
No one asks another guy how much they can squat or deadlift, which is why the bench press is the median of measuring a man’s strength. There are three styles to bench as well; they are the wide grip, narrow grip, and the reverse grip.  People with longer arms... Read more
The role of attitude in powerlifting
There are a number of factors that are necessary to become a good powerlifter.  Obviously it takes a person that has strong muscles and lots of training.  Besides the most obvious factors, the other underlying factors are periodization, education, good equipment, and most importantly attitude. Your mentality is what... Read more
Beginner’s guide to strongman training
There is a huge difference between power-lifting competitions and Olympic lifting – strongman events are what you can call unconventional.  The reason for this is because depending on the promoter of the event there will be different types of lifts that need to be performed.  Granted, there are the... Read more
Techniques to help develop strength from bench presses
It is very important to remember when working on your bench press, that you warm up properly.  The majority of lifters just throw some plates on and do some half reps before starting on their routine – this is a very counter-productive approach to bodybuilding. The best way to... Read more
The superiority of the Sumo deadlift
Although there have been debates on the differences between the conventional and sumo deadlift techniques, several studies have shown there is no significant difference in the compressive disc forces at the L4 or L5 vertebrae between both techniques. But that’s not to mean that the debate between the two... Read more
Bulldozer Weight Training System Basics
The bulldozer weight training system is based on a mixture of doggcrapp training, max-stimulation, and heavy-duty training.  In Doggcrapp training, the key focus is performing 3 sets to failure with a certain weight.  The max-stimulation training focuses on performing single reps with just enough weight so you can perform... Read more
ALA: the supreme antioxidant
When immediately following your workout, eating carbohydrates can cause your insulin to spike.  When this is combined with high blood sugar levels, this will make a very lipogenic environment. The use of R-ALA can help channel more of the glucose to the muscle cells instead of the fat cells... Read more
Glutathione science
Glutathione is a really small molecule that can be found in almost every cell.  The thing about this molecule is that it cannot enter most cells directly so it must be made inside the cell from three amino acids.  They are glycine, glutamate, and cysteine. The speed that glutathione... Read more
Alpha Lipoic Acid
Alpha Lipoic Acid has two sides, it can be seen as an antioxidant that inhibits reactions promoted by oxygen or peroxides that destroy or corrupt cells. IF this is taken as a supplement, alpha lipoic acid increases the production of glutathione that helps dissolve toxic substances in the liver... Read more
Importance of diet for perfect abs
The real truth about ab workouts is that it is best not to buy into the late night infomercials that are preaching that their product will get you abs in a matter of weeks.  The best thing to do is to put your credit card away and heed this... Read more
Aerobics vs strength training
Aerobic exercise has shown to improve cardio-respiratory efficiency.  Sadly, a lower resting heart rate doesn’t guarantee longer life but it does mean that your body will have more stamina to last longer. There are the obvious benefits that marketers exploit to their advantage to appeal to the viewer; like... Read more
A case for cardio in the morning
Bodybuilders have seen morning cardio burn as a true fat loss technique, but there was never a unanimous agreement about its effectiveness, especially in the scientific community. The time of your cardio is not important to fat loss.  There is a strong case that says fasted morning cardio has... Read more
Debunking popular myths about exercise
Although some old fitness fictions, such as “no pain, no gain” and “spot reducing” are fading fast, plenty of popular exercise misconceptions still exist. Here are some of the most common myths as well as the not-so-common facts based on current exercise research. One of the myths is that... Read more
Cardio exercise and protein loss
Muscle proteins are broken down and used for energy during aerobic exercise. But your body is constantly breaking down muscle tissue, so there is nothing to worry about, this is called protein turnover.  The thing that you should strive for is to have more anabolic so you can gain... Read more
Using chains when doing squats
When doing squats it is a very effective training tool to use suspended chains.  The way to set up is to hang two 8 foot chains over the mono-lift.  Each chain should be in line with the grip rings and half the chain should be on each side of... Read more
Myths about bodybuilding and bodybuilders
There will always be myths about bodybuilding but like most myths they are 9 parts fantasy and 1 part truth.  These are just 8 of the most common myths: Myth 1: Your muscles will turn to fat the soon as you stop working There is no physiological mechanism by... Read more
Quick guide to Past Failure training
Whenever someone comes along with a new and improved system of weight training, scientifically designed to stimulate the muscle fibers unlike any other program ever could, take their advice with a grain of salt. The fact is that you shouldn’t believe these articles because they are mostly ghost written. ... Read more
Executing proper squats
1.) To do a proper squat you should first get into an athletic stance.  For some odd reason if you don’t know what an athletic stance is, it when you place your feet about shoulder width apart. 2.) Now from this position you need to place your weight into... Read more
A look at deadlifts
It is rare to go to the gym to see people deadlifting. Usually deadlifts are very important when it comes to strength building.  I’m not saying that everyone should be doing deadlifts, its just that the benefits of deadlifts, when it comes to strength, are great.  As a compound... Read more
Benefits of R-ALA
Immediately following your workout, eating carbohydrates can cause your insulin to spike.  When this is combined with high blood sugar levels this will make a very lipogenic environment.  The use of R-ALA can help channel more of the glucose to the muscle cells instead of the fat cells, which... Read more
Glutathione in the body
Glutathione is a really small molecule that can be found in almost every cell.  The thing about this molecule is that it cannot enter most cells directly so it must be made inside the cell from three amino acids.  They are glycine, glutamate, and cysteine. The speed that glutathione... Read more
Adding HCG to testosterone replacement therapy
Small doses of Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin should be added to Testosterone Replacement Therapy because there numerous benefits. Usually when physicians administer TRT there are the complaints of the shrinking of the testicles. Regardless of the benefits of TRT, shrinking of the testicles isn’t very enjoyable.  Testicle shrinkage happens due... Read more
Quick tips for gyno prevention and reversal
There are a number of things that you need to remember to do when looking to prevent gyno from happening.  Selective estrogen receptor modulators are drugs that work by binding to the estrogen receptors making it difficult for estrogen to bind with other receptors.  This will prevent the effects... Read more
SERM basics
SERM is a selective estrogen receptor modulator, which is also a compound that binds with estrogen receptors and exhibit actions in some tissues and anti-estrogen actions in other tissues. The best SERM would be able to deliver all the benefits of estrogen without the adverse effects.  Remember that clomid... Read more
Epistane and Pulse Cycling
The new drug that is out there called Epistane is revered as more than just an anti-estrogen, it also binds to androgens receptors in skeletal muscle.  There is a broad range of estrogen blockers and aromatase inhibitors that result in system shut down, aching joints, and also decreased IGF-I... Read more