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What Are the Effects of Smoking Cigarettes on Muscle Gain?

You're probably fully aware how bad smoking is for your health so you don't need to be patronised by being told it causes lung cancer, but for whatever reason, whether it be social pressure or full-blown schizophrenia, you're smoking a 20 deck a day. What effect, if any, is this having on your progress in the gym? Stimulant-effects First of all smoking regularly works as a stimulant, so your heart is beating faster, you're warmer and your metabolism is higher. This is a double edged swor...

Mickey Rourke`s Muscles: Steroids or Not?

Let me begin today with a very short version of the movie "The Wrestler" that has love, pity, sadness, muscles, brute force and lots of injected or oral steroids: Years have passed since the glory of "The Ram". The splendor, fame, fortune and applause have all faded away. Only the man behind the masked personality remains. Randy Robinson’s personal life is clouded with hard luck, personal demons, and the troubles of his past and present. Not all his battles are contained in the ring. Mickey Rou...