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?
What will be included within this article are pieces to the puzzle of how one may use growth hormone to maximize their overall hypertrophy potential. For those that do not care about how I ultimately arrived at my final recommendations, please feel free to skip straight ahead to the “practical applications” section located at the very end of the article. Okay, let’s … [Read more...] about The Most Effective Growth Hormone Protocol for Hypertrophy
What will be included within this article (for those that do not care about how I arrived at my recommended stack design, and just want the answer, feel free to skip to “practical application" section)History of GH and Fat Loss What is Lipolysis? The Stress Hormone / Relationship of GH and Fasting Mechanisms of Action – GH-Mediated-Lipolysis Maximum Rate of … [Read more...] about The Most Effective Growth Hormone Protocol for Fat Loss
Q:“How can I use GH for fat loss? How about for mass gain, and what would be the differences if any in use?” A: The first consideration really in GH use for fat loss is dosage. Individual tolerance of GH can vary widely, but broadly speaking, most can use up to 14 IU total per week without development of neuropathy (numbness, weakness, or pain from nerve compression due to … [Read more...] about How to Use Human Growth Hormone (hGH) for Fat Loss
Will Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators Replace Anabolic Steroids? Oral selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMs) are investigational agents. Studied since 1998, they are still very much in the infancy of their development and marketing. SARMs may be able to provide the benefits of increased muscle mass and bone density, and fat loss that testosterone and other … [Read more...] about Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators for HIV Wasting and Cancer Cachexia