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A Big Breakfast for Big Muscle Gains

Breakfast is your post workout meal but also probably the most important meal of the day to promote muscle growth. After hours of fasting your body is primed to absorb and utilise far more nutrients than it is able to at other times from the meals in that day. Blood glucose levels are low, muscle glycogen and amino acid stores are low and your body will be in a state of dehydration, you are like a zombie. When you eat that breakfast, your body will release a hugely anabolic hormone called in...

Overweight and out of shape trainers in gyms

I have always believe that the best way to learn how to proper workout and keep a proper diet is through experience in time. To me, exercise and nutrition are very important. When I see a fitness trainer that is extremely overweight or out of shape, I question how they could understand what it really takes to have healthier lifestyle. Fitness trainers gained enough knowledge and information from text sources to have an idea but, to me, without experiencing it from day to day, you can never truly...

A Clove of Garlic raises your Testosterone Levels

The stinking rose, the garlic, has been shown to raise testosterone levels, a key hormone in muscle growth and strength. Garlic has an additional benefit because it lowers cortisol levels. Cortisol is an catabolic hormone, an adversary of testosterone, as the two compete for the same growth-stimulating sites within muscle cells. Cortisol causes the breakdown of muscle protein. Since garlic stimulates testosterone and inhibits cortisol, it has great potential as an anabolic agent (just like st...

List of Anabolic Steroid Side effects

If you don`t want to read the side effects from steroid summary this will give you a full view on some aspects.List of Anabolic Steroid Side effects: Many androgens are capable of being metabolized into compounds which can interact with other steroid hormone receptors and by combining with estrogen, progesterone, and glucocorticoid receptors produce additional unwanted effects:General Stunted growth Increased risk of HIV, HepatitisIncreased risk of Male Pattern Baldness Hypogonadism (shrinking ...