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Month of weight training with prohormone 3-beta-hydroxy-5-alpha-androst-1-en-17-one: four lean kgs’ gain
A couple of years after the American government banned the highly effective designer steroids 1-testosterone and 1-androstenedione in 2004, the biochemist Pat Arnold introduced 3-beta-hydroxy-5-alpha-androst-1-en-17-one [structural formula on the right] under the name 1-DHEA. And 3-beta-hydroxy-5-alpha-androst-1-en-17-one was pretty effective too, write sports scientists at West Texas A&M University in an article that’ll appear soon in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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Don’t be afraid of eggs! Eggs are a perfect source of protein, providing an array of powerful brain nutrients, easily digested amino acids, and other vitamins that are vital for wellness.

Despite being one of the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet, eggs are often demonized since they are a very misunderstood food. The supposed ill effects of eggs have been equated with cigarette smoking, “the road to hell,” and “one foot in the grave” by uninformed individuals.

Is there any chance eating eggs is truly so dangerous to your health and quality of life?

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by Vince DelMonte

I spent most of my life as a skinny guy, as one of the many guys who is genetically unfortunate when it comes to building muscle. Now I’ve made a career of not only building my own physique but helping thousands of other skinny guys do the same thing.

Skinny guys are often referred to as hardgainers because it’s assumed that we have to work out much harder and longer in order to see gains that are “acceptable”. However, what I’ve learned from my own experience and from coaching and mentoring other former skinny guys is that you don’t necessarily have to work out harder, just differently and strategically.

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by Mike Arnold

These days, there probably isn’t a BB’r alive that hasn’t heard of trenbolone. In today’s drug circles, it has attained nearly super-hero status as an anabolic agent. “Nectar of the gods”…“A steroid on steroids”…and “indispensable” are just some of the terms which have been used to describe this highly desirable drug. There is no single characteristic responsible for Trenbolone’s unique effects on the musculature. Rather, it is a precise combination of attributes which provide such amazing results.

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Trying to decide on which proteins to use at what times and for what reasons can be a mind numbing process. There are basically two major proteins in the bodybuilder’s arsenal. Those being casein and whey. They are also sometimes referred to as slow and fast acting proteins respectively. The purpose of this article series is to give you an in-depth look at the properties of each of these proteins, explain what it all means and why it is important to you. And, Finally, to provide a systematic way to apply it all.

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by Mike Arnold

There has been some opinionated debate in recent months as to which legal prohormone product is the strongest of the bunch. With well over a dozen commonly used prohormone products on the market today, only 3 of these can potentially lay claim to the title of world’s strongest legal prohormone . While personal response will no doubt play a role in how one chooses to rank these drugs, all three of them are unquestionably among the most potent oral steroids to have ever been mass produced, rivaling or exceeding even the most powerful prescription steroids.

This probably sounds hard to believe, so I can understand the initial hesitation in accepting such a claim, but you don’t have to take my word for it. Rather, we can refer to an extensive body of clinical research in combination with anecdotal evidence, both of which have and continue to bear out this claim in the real-world. The steroids I am referring to go by the names of Dymethazine, Methylstenbolone, and 1-Alpha, each of which have been proven more than capable of eliciting large gains in mass & strength over a short period of time.

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by Mike Arnold

If you read Part #1, you were either able to confirm the soundness of your current program, or you realized that you have been making some big mistakes which needed to be corrected. In Part #2, we will round out the top 12 most common roadblocks to muscle growth by touching on subjects every BB’r should be thoroughly aware of. With that said, let’s pick up right where we left off…

7.) Failing to establish a mind-muscle connection during training

This is something that needs to be gradually learned through repetitive experience, rather than taught from a book. The problem is that many BB’rs never really learn how to establish a strong mind-muscle connection because they’re too busy focusing on the wrong things. BB’ing training is not about moving the weight from Point A to Point B, doing as many reps as you can within a set, or using as much weight as possible. There is only one goal when it comes to BB’ing training– to stimulate the target muscle. Anything which takes away from this objective is a liability and will only hold back your progress.

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by Mike Arnold

Released by Upjohn in 1957, Halotestin was and remains the most potent androgen ever released by a pharmaceutical company for prescription use. Originally developed to treat medical conditions such as hypogonadism, breast cancer, and delayed male puberty, Halotestin was used with a fair amount of success. Although considered a marvel of steroidal engineering in its day, its popularity in the medical community began to wane as more effective, less side effect ridden treatments became available. Inevitably, large-scale production transitioned into small-scale production, precipitating a decrease in overall availability. While the drug’s relevance among medical practitioners may have been in decline, its desirability in the BB’ing and strength communities was as great as ever.

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by Mike Arnold

This month I decided to take a break from the typical PED laden monologue which characterizes the majority of my writings and revert back to the basics. In our search for ever-increasing knowledge, any of us can find ourselves beginning to neglect the fundamentals in favor of the details. It’s the nature of the beast, but as with all things in life, a periodic re-evaluation of our priorities can help ensure we stay on the right track. The basics are the basics for a reason…because they form the foundation on which everything else stands, without which we simply end up spinning our wheels. For those of you who are well-versed on this thing called BB’ing, you will find this to be more of a re-fresher course, but for those who are still new to this game, pay attention, as your ability to implement and adhere to the following guidelines will mean the difference between getting big and staying small.

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by Charles Poliquin

Do you ever get super sore from training?
Do you use post-workout soreness as a gauge of your progress?
Despite the pain it causes, many people accept delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) as a valuable indicator of having trained hard and thrashed their muscles. They assume soreness means they are building muscle and getting stronger.

It’s logical, but not necessarily so.

Plus, DOMS makes your muscles feel ill, impairs strength for days, and compromises athletic performance. Whether DOMS is indicative of effective training or not, it’s worthwhile to try to prevent it because along with being painful, it keeps you from training as regularly as you would like, often to the point of diminishing returns.

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