body composition

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    TRT related strength, muscle and body composition

    We’ve just been talking about this in another thread and thought to start a new thread on it. First of all, just to get that out of the way, I did not go on TRT for muscle building or performance reasons. I just wanted to feel better and I now do so I consider it a success already. However, my...
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    It’s Useful to Know Your Basal/Resting Metabolic Rate (BMR/RMR)

    I recently went to our neighborhood Physical Therapy office where their offerings included diet and weight loss programs. One of their metrics was a Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR). I expressed an interest in having the test on a standalone basis. At first they offered to work on partially...
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    Important lessons about testosterone therapy-

    Important lessons about testosterone therapy- weight loss vs. testosterone therapy for symptom resolution, classical vs. functional hypogonadism, and short-term vs. lifelong testosterone therapy In this commentary, we highlight important findings from a notable RCT by Ng Tang Fui et al. 2016...
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    Anything Different About Working Out on TRT?

    Hi all, I will soon begin my first round of TRT (200 mg t-cyp). I have high TT, but also astronomical SHBG (> 100), so much of it is bound. I think my wacky hormones are the biggest reason that, despite weight training 5-6 times a week and eating well for nine years, I have made minimal gains...
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    Body fat and e2

    When I first started TRT I was over weight by about 45 pounds. Fast forward 3 years later after a lot of hard work in the gym and also eating right I am in the best shape I have probably been my entire life. Not saying this to brag. This is more of a statement question. When I started the trt I...
  6. Fireproof

    Body Recomposition with TRT

    Hey Gents, I've been on a crappy TRT protocol (on my 2nd clinic now) and am changing to Defy Medical ASAP. Have my consult with Dr. Saya next week on Tuesday. Looking forward to the real experts getting me to my best. Question for you guys! I used to be really into fitness and nutrition and...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Find out your body's fat, muscle and bone density with CoreScan DEXA

    CoreScan on Lunar iDXA: Dr. Mary Oates, a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, on why visceral fat is important, and how the Lunar iDXA can precisely quantify it during body composition exams.
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Bodybuilding?: Should You Get a Full Body DEXA Scan?

    This video about how a full body dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan works as the best way to measure body composition. However, few clinics provide it since they only use DEXA to measure bone density in the lower back and pelvis. It required special calibration for a full body scan...
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