Blood Test Protocol on Cycle. Blood work is essential if your intention is to utilise steroids safely. I split blood tests into two separate groups, those who are doing a normal cycle with a PCT and those who are blasting and cruising. Normal Cycle + PCT: Pre-cycle bloods will give you a hormonal baseline (necessary … Continue reading Blood Tests on a steroid Cycle.
Does Alcohol cause weight gain? When someone starts a diet, it appears that not only is sugar cut out but alcohol is also, generally, cut out also. The reason for this is that individuals will state it inhibits weight loss. Is there science behind these claims or is it a myth? For those who regularly … Continue reading Does Alcohol cause weight gain?
Cheque Drops (Mibolerone) Known to many but used by a few, what is it about this oral 19-nor derivative that gave it so much hype back in the day? First developed in 1963 strictly for veterinary purposes, Cheque Drops were used to disrupt the normal menstrual cycle in female dogs to prevent them from going … Continue reading Cheque Drops (Mibolerone)
Asthma drugs for fat loss – Albuterol/Salbutamol Yes, you read that correctly. Drugs commonly inhaled by asthmatics are also used in weight loss. To those more familiar with the underworld of bodybuilding you might think this is an article about the almighty ‘Clen’ (Clenbuterol) but that will be expanded upon in a different article. This … Continue reading Asthma drugs for fat loss – Albuterol/Salbutamol
Everything you need to know about Anadrol. Multiple people claim that Anadrol (Also known as oxymetholone, Anapolon or Anaps) is one of the strongest oral anabolic steroids on the black market. It is said to be a mixture of Dianabol and Superdrol giving the individual both strength and muscle size. Let us see what the … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Anadrol
Is Creatine Vegan? For those vegans looking to gain an edge in sport and fitness, you may have come across the popular legal supplement, Creatine. Creatine is only obtained from meat. This leads a vegan, naturally, to question whether or not this supplement is in fact vegan. The answer to this question is simple, most … Continue reading Is Creatine Vegan?
The Strongest Steroid: Trenbolone This drug has gained popularity in the fitness industry lately. This is mainly attributed to the memes surrounding this drug. The memes usually mention the fact that Trenbolone (Tren) is a very potent anabolic steroid. Does the science support this notion? First studied in 1967, Tren was being sold as a … Continue reading The Strongest Steroid: Trenbolone
Anti-Oestrogens – Everything you need to know about Arimidex (Anastrozole) Welcome to the first in the Anti-oestrogenic drugs series. We will start off this series by looking at one of the more popular anti-oestrogens, Arimidex (Anastrozole). This is a relatively new drug, first developed in 1995, it was developed to contend with Tamoxifen for adjunctive … Continue reading Anti-Oestrogens – Everything you need to know about Arimidex (Anastrozole)
Everything you need to know about Turinabol (Tbol) Eastern German and Russian athletes loved this PED for its ability to massively improve power output. Bodybuilders love it because it is claimed to have effects somewhere between that of Dianabol and Anavar. But let us look at what the science says. First described in 1962, it … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Turinabol (Tbol)
Water can make you stronger! The title may seem a bit odd since water does not contain any specific muscle building nutrients, but more and more studies are being published highlighting the importance of hydration is strength performance. Let us see what the science says. Research shows that a body weight loss of just 2% … Continue reading Water can make you stronger!
How often should you lift weights for muscle growth? Most anaerobic training programs suggest 3 times per week is adequate. Is this a scientific estimate? What does the science say? Training frequency will be used here as a term for the number of training sessions per week. When looking through the literature around training frequency, … Continue reading How often should you lift weights for muscle growth?
How many Sets and Reps should I do to gain muscle? One of the more confusing aspects of weight training comes in the layout of a training program (i.e., the sets, reps/repetitions, and exercise choice). To more seasoned individuals this might not be an issue, but for those who are new or are looking to … Continue reading How many Sets and Reps should I do to gain muscle?
Improve your pumps with Arginine! Everyone who lift weights cannot help but admit that getting a ‘pump’ in the gym is part of the reason they are in the gym in the first place. There are actually a variety of legal supplements you can take to get a ‘sick pump’ and here is one of … Continue reading Improve your pumps with Arginine!
How to increase testosterone levels with weight training! Testosterone plays a role in supporting protein synthesis and in preventing breakdown by catabolic hormones. There have been multiple studies on resistance (weight) training and its influence on testosterone in men. Results of these studies demonstrate a short rise in total testosterone levels. Studies in women have … Continue reading How to increase testosterone levels with weight training!
Overtraining – What is Periodization and How to use it Overtraining is common amongst individuals new to a certain type of sport/exercise regime. New individuals become very motivated in the beginning and, perhaps, become too diligent. How do you prevent yourself from overtraining? The key is training periodization. Periodization is essentially a concept one uses … Continue reading Overtraining – What is Periodization and How to use it
Everything you need to know about Dianabol. This drug gained a lot of popularity during the golden era of bodybuilding. Even Arnold himself said Dianabol was by far his favourite. What makes this steroid so popular? Let us look at the science. First described in 1955, it was released as a prescription drug in 1958. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Dianabol.
Should you eat Carbs before or after you work out? There are multiple schools of thought for this question with each one seeming as true as the other. You may have heard someone say, “You should eat carbs before working out because carbs give you energy” or “You should eat carbs after you work out … Continue reading Should you eat Carbs before or after you work out?
Do BCAAs work? BCAAs and creatine are steroid users go to when they are asked what they are using to get so muscular. We know that creatine has evidence behind them but how do BCAAs compare. Are they worth your time or money? Will they make you the next Arnold? If you are consuming enough … Continue reading Do BCAAs work?
How to use Creatine If you look at the back of a creatine tub there will be serving suggestions. Should we just use these suggestions or is there are more scientific way to use creatine? It takes time for creatine stores to reach the level required for more powerful output. Some suggest that you load … Continue reading How to use Creatine