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by Mike Arnold

To the typical American, the pursuit of bodybuilding is often perceived as a simplistic affair requiring little intelligence or insight. To them, success is determined by little more than grunting in the gym and eating an abundance of protein. While this has caused many to label its adherents with less than flattering stereotypes, those who have seen the sport from the inside know differently.

Now, it is true that no single aspect of bodybuilding is overly complicated, but the foundational sciences of which the sport is comprised can be enormously complex, requiring doctorates and beyond before one is officially recognized as possessing an advanced level of learning in any single branch. Even then, it only scratches the surface of the total amount of knowledge contained therein.

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post-cycle-therapy-pct

by Mike Arnold

As the greatest development in the area of adjunctive performance enhancement in the last 20 years, post-cycle therapy offers undeniable benefits to the cycling steroid user. The ability to maintain long-term endogenous testosterone production, preserve muscle mass between cycles, reduce off time from AAS, and protect fertility are usually the most appreciated. With so much confusion on the subject, let’s take a few minutes to discuss the various PCT drugs and their role in maintaining our hormonal landscape. Although differences in financial status, goals, and degree of suppression prevent a single program from meeting the needs of all, there are some basic guidelines that any effective PCT program should adhere to.

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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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gain-muscle-mass

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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epi-tren2

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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SDMZ3-stack

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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Victor Martinez

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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Halo-Extreme

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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