Serious athletes and bodybuilders that are looking to go through prolonged and intense training sessions are always cognizant of the fact that they might actually damage their muscles when they really start pushing things to the breaking point – but also recognize that they have to get as close to this line as possible if they’re going to break down and then rebuild their bodies to become bigger, Read more [...]
A team of researchers in France have recently published a new clinical study showing the tremendous muscle building potential that cinnamon has, even when individuals haven’t been doing any exercise whatsoever.
Yes, you are reading that correctly. New research certainly suggests that regular supplementation with a cinnamon extract can help you to build more than a kilogram of muscle mass inside Read more [...]
In 2013, a group of Taiwan-based scientists published a research paper that flew a little bit under the radar until recently describing the beneficial impact that dietary fiber had on muscular strength and durability, particularly with those that are getting up there in age and normally seeing muscular atrophy.
In this report, Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFAs) actively work to protect muscle fibers Read more [...]
New research published by a Dutch University named Maastricht says that consuming grape seed extract on a regular and consistent basis can help those that struggle with calorie control lose a lot more fat than they would have been able to otherwise – managing their weight loss and keeping fat off their bodies even if their caloric intake is higher than it should be.
The Dutch research team conducted Read more [...]
Texas-based research team finds combo of fish oil and curcumin activates anabolism in muscles
Pretty much everyone is familiar with this phrase, a phrase that is applicable to all different kinds of areas of life – but also pretty poignant when it comes to our muscles and our bodies.
Folks have long understood the impact that atrophy has on muscles, particularly for the elderly and the seriously Read more [...]
Researchers at Kent State University have released a research paper that conclusively proves what fat melting supplement companies have been promising and promoting for years and years now – that caffeine quite literally turns you into a fat burning furnace and helps you melt more fat than if you weren’t supplementing regularly with caffeine to begin with.
Researchers conducted a study that Read more [...]
SIt doesn’t take a lot of digging online, especially on bodybuilding and fitness focused forums, to hear a couple of people whispering about how they have recently experimented with daily doses of nicotinamide riboside and that it has completely changed their lives from top to bottom.
It also doesn’t take all that much to be at least a little bit skeptical about those kinds of stories and the Read more [...]
According to researchers based out of the United States in Nashville and a report that they have published in the medical journal Sports there is absolutely zero difference whatsoever when it comes to the nutritional impact of whey protein versus pea protein supplements and how they help humans build lean muscle mass while training.
This is probably going to come as a bit of a surprise to you, Read more [...]
New research coming out of Japan, led by some of their most preeminent researchers and scientists at the Tohuku University, suggests that individuals over the age of 65 that drink at least two glasses of green tea every day are likely to lead happier and healthier lifestyles than those that do not.
On top of that, the same researchers believe that every extra cup of green tea consumed by adults Read more [...]
According to a new clinical study being published by American oncologists in the medical journal Science looked at soft drinks (soda) and a considerable amount of other industrial process foods that contain High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) have been found to dramatically accelerate the growth rate of common cancer tumors – making one of the most deadly and insidious forms of cancer even more dangerous.
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Multiple People in Florida Indicted for Running an Illegal Steroid Distribution Network.
At least six people and two independent corporations (all of which are based out of Florida) have recently been indicted under charges for distributing illegal dietary supplements and anabolic steroids, as reported by news outlets in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Philip Braun, Aaron Singerman, Robert DiMaggio, Read more [...]
Medical researchers have been trying to find the “Fountain of Youth” throughout history and today we may be closer than ever before to figuring out how to push back against age and slow down significantly some of the more dramatic effects of getting older.
No, new research coming out of Turkey today isn’t going to completely roll back the clock and have you looking decades younger after Read more [...]
In Ireland, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) has recently released information showing that more than 100,000 steroid tablets were seized last year in Ireland alone while calling these figures “unacceptably high” and recommending that major changes be made to cut down on the usage of illegal anabolic steroids in the nation.
According to the same report released by this organization, Read more [...]
While the developed world certainly has a problem with illegal drugs and controlled substances being smuggled into their borders, the truth of the matter is that the overwhelming majority of the drugs seized today have little to do with your traditional “hard drugs” and a lot more to do with prescription medications like anabolic steroids – specifically counterfeit and prescription medications.
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There has never been a time in human history where people haven’t wanted to improve themselves, to dominate others, and to push themselves to become as powerful, as strong command as capable as humanly possible – no matter what.
At the same time, we very much live in a modern world that is driven by social media and reality TV programs that hold up tiny little snapshots of people’s lives while Read more [...]
At the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the then 30-year-old Jemima Sumgong – a long-distance runner from Kenya – achieved the pinnacle of this sport, recording a gold medal and beating out what many consider to be one of the most competitive Olympic fields in recent history.
Now, just three short years later, Sumgong has seen her original suspension after testing positive for anabolic steroids Read more [...]
It’s no secret in the athletic community that the people of Kenyan are absolutely dominant runners, some of the most accomplished and successful marathoners on the planet, and some of the most finely tuned athletes when it comes to these kinds of competitions.
Not only are these athletes unitedly predisposed to dominate in these events, but they also go through rigorous training that allows them Read more [...]
It’s a tale as old as time, but with a very interesting little wrinkle.
A nice woman finds herself falling for a bit of a bad boy, swayed by his charisma and his charm. The bad boy really lays it on thick and convinces a nice young lady to risk it all, and before you know it she finds herself in over her head – in more ways than one.
In this situation, however, the nice young lady was abusing Read more [...]
Amateur US Cyclist Gets Slapped with Four-Year Suspension for Steroids
The USA Cycling organization hasn’t been shy about running down their older, recreational cyclists and pushing them out of competition. In the last few years that they have been more aggressively targeting older, recreational cyclists with anti-doping protocols – and a number of them have allowed this organization to get Read more [...]
Mark Hunt has done just about anything and everything you can think of in the world of mixed martial arts, dominating his weight class in the UFC or his time fighting at that promotion and earning the title of legitimate superstar as well as everything this entails in the ever popular and growing sport.
Having just concluded his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) circuit, Read more [...]
The President of the Latvian Athletic Association (and a Former Olympic Athlete) Has Popped Positive for PEDs
It’s not every day that you see a high up official for a national athletic association being busted for using performance-enhancing drugs, particularly when that individual had been a top-tier international athlete responsible for representing their country at the Olympic Games.
That’s Read more [...]
The overwhelming majority of drug busts revolving around the underground production and distribution of anabolic steroids involves some pretty unsavory characters, the kinds of folks that are comfortable operating in these black markets and especially those that have a very close relationship with the bodybuilding and fitness community.
It’s not every day, however, that you see a Read more [...]
One of the most promising young bodybuilding athletes of the last 10 years has found himself suspended from international and domestic competition for the next two years after getting busted for using anabolic steroids.
Osaf Yaqoob, a young Pakistani bodybuilder, had an absolutely fantastic year for his bodybuilding career in 2017.
After working hard for about five years to take home the Read more [...]
Self-proclaimed male model and frequent Instagram poster Terrence Murrell has fled the United Kingdom ahead of a sentencing hearing in October 2018 that would have certainly put him behind bars for his part in running an underground laboratory to produce and distribute illegal anabolic steroids.
Murrell, who was handed down a 37 month prison sentence in absentia, is believed to have Read more [...]
Plenty of drug smuggling operations around the world are getting more and more sophisticated, but there are a lot of low-level criminals that continue to get busted doing some pretty stupid things.
According to reports from the India Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, a man was arrested at in Indian Airport on suspicion of running an illegal steroids smuggling operation – and was busted Read more [...]