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    Thinking of trying metformin with TRT

    Hi, I would say after 6 months on TRT I am close to dailled in, or at least the best I've been. Pre-TRT and during TRT I've had periods where I've trained every day, seen my strength and fitness go up (benching bodyweight, squad and deadlift 2x bodyweight, completed tough mudder, found it...
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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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    Lift Weights, Improve Your Memory

    "The study began with everyone looking at a series of 90 photos on a computer screen. The images were evenly split between positive (i.e. kids on a waterslide), negative (mutilated bodies) and neutral (clocks) pictures. Participants weren’t asked to try and remember the photos. Everyone then sat...
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    Aerobic Exercise Increases Growth Hormone More than Resistance Exercise

    Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Feb 26. [Epub ahead of print] 20-Hour Growth Hormone Secretory Profiles Following Aerobic and Resistance Exercise. Abstract INTRODUCTION: The pulsatile secretion pattern of growth hormone (GH) is an important parameter of GH action at peripheral tissues and more...
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    Resistance training restores hormone decline in older men

    FASEB J. 2014 Jan 17. Resistance training restores muscle sex steroid hormone steroidogenesis in older men. Sato K, Iemitsu M, Matsutani K, Kurihara T, Hamaoka T, Fujita S. Abstract Skeletal muscle can synthesize testosterone and 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) from dehydroepiandrosterone...
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