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Insomnia can Trigger Diabetes

Do you often have insomnia or sleep less than 6 hours per night? You risk on getting sick of diabetes or you know the worsest effect.. you risk muscle mass loss!According to scientists from Holland the body needs at least 6 hours of sleep a night to absorb the sugar in blood, sugar that is accumulated during the day thus preventing diabetes. Sleeping 6 hours a night also regulates your blood sugar level but for gaining muscle mass you need at least 8-10 hours of good sleep so do something with y...

Sweet Potatoes And Carotenoids

Sweet potatoes have been found to contain the highest level of carotenoids in the vegetable kingdom, and that's good because carotenoids enhance muscle cell recovery after workouts thus helping you to improve your muscle growth and carotenoids from sweet potatoes even fight viruses such as the common cold.Carotenoids (beta-carotene, alpha-carotene, gamma-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin) have vitamin A activity (meaning they can be converted to retinal), and these and other carotenoids can also ...

Ups `n Downs in Bodybuilding Part 4

Today i will talk about how i started taking steroids. I have been researching a lot on the net about steroids, benefits and side effects and after 3 weeks i had to choose between testosterone and dianabol (naposim).The fact that testosterone is injectable didn`t scare me but, because it was illegal i couldn`t just go to a doctor and put him to inject it to me and i didn`t knew how to make a proper injection on my own.I was afraid of touching a blood vessel or my sciatic nerve.. so i decided to ...

Bicep injuries

A bicep injury can take you by surprize when you work your bicep too much, strain it too hard or another way to make a bicep injury is when you`re using poor form. There are two types of bicep injury: a tear of the bicep tendon around the shoulder area a tear of the bicep muscle around the elbow A tear of the bicep tendon around the shoulder area-this type of bicep injury is common in older men and is caused by arthritic changes. A tear of the bicep muscle around the elbow-this bicep ...

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 ...

Jargon Used In Bodybuilding

Steroids: 1.Cycle: A period of steroid use often 8 or more weeks in length, followed by a similar period of disuse. 2.Pyramiding: This is when users build up to their heaviest dose on a cycle. Though prevalent in the early days of steroid use, this method was found unnecessary and is virtually no longer practiced. 3.Stacking: The process of combining drugs, or using more than one drug within a cycle. 4.Tapering: This is the opposite of Pyramiding. Users begin with their highest dose and ...

Eat Better To Prevent Heart Disease

Spinach: Spinach and many other green leafy vegetables such as lettuce contain folate, also known as vitamin B9. Although folate deficiency is well known for its effects in causing spinal malformations in newborns, recent studies reveal that folate may have a role in heart disease by reducing circulating levels of homocysteine in the blood. High homocysteine levels increase your risk of heart attacks as well as stroke; therefore, increasing your dietary intake of folate-containing foods may hel...

Principles to train effectively and safely

WARM UP and COOL DOWN: Most workout-related injuries can be avoided by proper warm-up and cool-down. Your muscles need a 5 to 15 minute warm-up as well as a brief cool-down. This is true for all weight training workouts! START AT THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL: If you begin weight training at high levels you risk serious injury. You will also develop poor form, which will hinder your efforts and discourage you.If you cannot lift the weight your working with 12 times with proper form, the weight is ...