It has long been an open secret that many performers in the entertainment industry take, or are widely presumed to take, anabolic steroids and human growth hormone (hGH), along with their "recreational" drugs like cocaine and marijuana. No one should be surprised that performers whose careers require taut skin and well-defined muscles would use PIED's (performance- and … [Read more...] about Entertainment on Steroids (Part 1)
Anabolic Steroid Articles
Our steroid articles provided detailed, practical information on how anabolic steroids are used to build muscle size, strength and otherwise improve physical performance. They cover topics such as the history of steroids, steroids in baseball, the medical uses of steroids including testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the side effects of steroids and how to manage steroid side effects.
Q: You talked about a gram per week of testosterone. Isn’t that ridiculous? What about say 200 mg?A: It is my view that the farther one is from one’s natural, untrained state, the harder it is to gain more muscle. There comes a point where the body essentially finds a new balance and may remain at the same muscular weight (give or take a pound or two) for a year or more, … [Read more...] about Safety and Effectiveness of Testosterone at 1000 Milligrams per Week
As we close out this article series, there are still some important aspects of trenbolone left to cover. So, in this final installment, we are going to start off discussing how androgens impact fat stores. We’ll move on from there and into the realm of side effects and finish up with my closing thoughts, including potential practical applications of what we’ve learned. XII. … [Read more...] about The Science of Trenbolone, Part 4
We are going to dig more into trenbolone’s anabolic properties in this part of the article series. It is worth reiterating that all studies relevant to today’s topics were performed on animals. So, my goal is to cover what is available within the literature and begin to discuss what is relevant to us, as bodybuilders. Many of the underlying mechanisms are going to be similar … [Read more...] about The Science of Trenbolone, Part 3
In the last article, we covered a lot of ground, focusing primarily on the history of trenbolone as well as its metabolic fate in mammals. If you have not already read part one, I’d urge you to go back and give it a read before moving on, as some of the topics covered there will be expanded upon in this article. VI. Effects on HPG Axis In vertebrates, the … [Read more...] about The Science of Trenbolone, Part 2
I. Preamble Many of you may have already come across my original Science of Trenbolone “article” that has been circulating bodybuilding boards for many years. I use the term “article” quite loosely though, as I never realized at the time that it would become so widely shared. The original intent of that “article” was simply to make a post on a private bodybuilding board that I … [Read more...] about The Science of Trenbolone, Part 1