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
One of growth hormone’s more hallmark characteristics is its large sleep-related secretion, which occurs near the onset of slow wave (stage three) sleep [1-2]. This nighttime secretion accounts for nearly 70% of the entire daily GH secretory output in males. The nocturnal pulse is sexually dimorphic in nature, and significantly less pronounced in women [3-4].Because this is … [Read more...] about Exogenous Growth Hormone and Nocturnal Secretions
Ever since the landmark 1990 trial performed by Rudman et al  claimed that GH reversed decades of age-related changes in otherwise healthy elderly males, this single-chain polypeptide has gained a lot of buzz in anti-aging circles as a panacea of sorts. Despite its popularity, the question still remains - is there legitimacy behind this buzz, or is it all just a marketing … [Read more...] about Is Growth Hormone Truly a Fountain of Youth?