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  1. T

    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...
  2. J

    Never Too Old To Be Fit With TRT

    I saw this tweet on Twitter from Doctor Jonathan Clavell. Hope men here find it inspirational. 81 yo: doc, this #Testosterone I've been taking for a year is great Me: how so? Pt: my mind is sharper, losing fat, muscles are stronger. Even my doc told my diabetes and cholesterol are better Me...
  3. DragonBits

    Is there a linear relation between muscle growth and testosterone?

    I have had total T levels of 500, 1000 and 1500 at different times on TRT. My free T has ranged over a similar range. I have never seen it discussed, but do you get more muscle growth with each level of higher total T assuming of that if you double total T you also double free T. Double is...
  4. R

    Muscle building and TRT / T levels

    Hi I have a very basic question: Assuming that through TRT I as a 46M gets my test levels to those of an 18 year old (something like Total T: 30 nmol/L and Free T 720 pmol/L), does this allow me to build muscle like an 18 year old could? Forget supraphysiological doses, I'm enquiring only for...
  5. madman

    Nandrolone decanoate administration does not attenuate muscle atrophy during a short period of disuse

    Nandrolone decanoate administration does not attenuate muscle atrophy during a short period of disuse Astrid M. H. Horstman, Evelien M. P. Backx, Joey S. J. Smeets, Gabriel N. MarzucaNassr, Janneau van Kranenburg, Douwe de Boer, John Dolmans, Tim Snijders, Lex B. Verdijk, Lisette C. P. G. M. de...
  6. Sanbernardino

    HIV+, Test Enth, Deca - Combatting Muscle Wasting

    Hi guys, Im 29 yr old male 5'7" height from the Philippines and HIV+ for 8 months now currently taking Tenofovir-Lamivudine-Efavirenz as my hiv med. From 130 lbs i lost 10 lbs since i started taking the hiv meds. I feel healthy i dont have any other health issues i go to the gym every other day...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Why It Is Harder To Add Muscle Mass As We Age?

    We lose muscle mass and strength as we age. This is known as sarcopenia. Muscle loss could begin in our 30s. Genetics and lifestyle play a major factor and there is a lot of inherited individual variability There are several reasons why we become weaker: Our nervous system becomes more...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Athletes Lose Fat But Not Muscle by Intermittent Fasting

    Experienced strength athletes lose fat by intermittent fasting, not muscle mass or strength Strength athletes perform no better or worse if they do time-restricted feeding we wrote yesterday, based on an American study in which the participants did weight training for the first time in their...
  9. W

    hello gear users

    Im here to link up with muscle buds like.me who use gear and learn from you guys on the process
  10. Nelson Vergel

    What's the best protein for building muscle and how does it work?

    I highly recommend this video. It is a little long but worth it if you want to learn more about what is the best protein for muscle growth
  11. Nelson Vergel

    Build Your Own Pre-Workout Supplement

    Build Your Own Pre-Workout Supplement In this episode you will learn: - Why most pre-workout supplements are overpriced hype - How a pre-workout supplement can benefit your training - What ingredients make up an effective pre-workout supplement - The correct dosages to get the most bang for your...
  12. Nelson Vergel

    DHT Counteracts Estradiol's Beneficial Effect on Insulin Sensitivity

    This super elegantly done study looked at the effect of testosterone and DHT on body fat and insulin sensitivity. The researchers previously did a similar study that determined that low estradiol was linked to increased fat mass. By blocking testosterone, DHT and estradiol in different arms...
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