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  1. BigTex

    Is training fasted optimal for hypertrophy and strength.

    Intermittent fasting is a huge trend now, how ever how effective is this diet when it comes to gaining muscle and strength. This study used an 16/8 type of intermittent fast most common on Muslim religions...
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    Has anyone had success losing fat with T3/T4 therapy?

    Has anyone had success losing fat with T3/T4 therapy? If yes, was this the dose or what the dose doubled. This combination is from Empower T3/T4 Liothyronine/Levothyroxine sodium 9/38 MCG capsule While taking 1 (one) capsule upon waking with water, then no food, or coffee for at least 30 minutes.
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    Question about dosage of T3/T4 dosing and Thyroid values.

    63 years of age and have struggled with fat loss for decades. I walk 70,000+ steps per week, lift weights 5 days per week. I eat a very strict diet consisting of: oatmeal, chicken breast, salmon, lean pork, vegetables, yogurt. I weight the meat for correct portion control. I am...
  4. S

    Fat burning dose?

    I could have sworn I recently read (somewhere) on this forum that significant fat burning doesnt appear until you hit a minimum of 130mg test per week. Ive searched through several threads discussing fat loss and cant find it again. Can someone please point me to that thread or specific guide...
  5. Gianluca

    A high protein diet combined with a heavy resistance training program improves body composition

    Abstract Background The consumption of a high protein diet (>4 g/kg/d) in trained men and women who did not alter their exercise program has been previously shown to have no significant effect on body composition. Thus, the purpose of this investigation was to determine if a high protein diet in...
  6. M


    Original thread here. Updated observations: • Only positive out of all the slow gain in weight/bf is in strength increase of between 20-25% • Workouts just keep me toned at this point, slow to recomp (add or retain LBM/losing fat) • Calorie restriction/deficit does work – am losing...
  7. UltraNalu

    Not Gaining Muscle Mass, Not Losing Fat - What's Up?

    My goal: lean muscle mass & strength gains. Reality: I've gained 3.6 lbs of lean muscle mass since Nov.2021 - that's less than a 1 lb per month. I started TRT in Nov 2021. (This is currently near the end of Feb 2022 - so about 4 months of TRT) Test. Cyp injections 35mg x2 weekly with...
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    Stats: height: 170cm age: 62 weight: 88kg Main observations: body recomp has been a struggle since my mid 30s. weight/fat gain ramped up about 2 years ago energy/calorie intake has not changed training consistent 5 days/weeks resistance + cardio, but somewhat harder to work around increasing...
  9. Milestones

    Weight Loss During a Very Low Carbohydrate Diet: Effect of Visceral and Subcutaneous Fat

    Effects of weight loss during a very low carbohydrate diet on specific adipose tissue depots and insulin sensitivity in older adults with obesity: a randomized clinical trial Nutr Metab (Lond). 2020 Aug 12;17:64. Abstract Background: Insulin resistance and accumulation of visceral adipose...
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    Fat Loss 'Hack'

    I have been playing around with intermittent fasting for a while now; eating in a controlled window helps me cut calories. On my non-lifting days, I was going as many as 24 hours without eating. But lately, I was finding it incredibly hard to be satiated. I'm on Ibutamoren, which may be...
  11. I

    Trying to control E2 via Fat loss, Daily injections, Calcium D-Glucarate, Metforming and Cialis

    After reading/hearing about the dangers (especially bone loss) of long term Anastrozol usage I have committed myself to control E2 using the following approach: 1) Lose more body fat: Already lost 35-40kg, but need to lose around 5-10 more to get into the single digits. Some people report...
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    Thyroid bloodwork: Should I consider Thyroid meds/supps for fat loss?

    I am meeting my endo on Monday and was wondering if I should bring up the topic of Thyroid meds to improve my fat loss results (not having much progress lately), what do you think? are these values sluggish or am I fine and just need to tune the diet more? Thanks! Complete Thyroid Blood work...
  13. J

    Topical licorice cream for fat loss?

    I came across a T-Nation article with Dr. Eric Serrano claiming you could spot reduce fat with licorice cream. So, I did a quick Google search and found this: Glycyrrhetinic acid, the active principle of licorice, can reduce the thickness of subcutaneous thigh fat through topical application. -...
  14. Nelson Vergel

    Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

    Has anyone tried this? It makes me feel so full in the mornings ( I drink water before going to be with two tea spoons). It really reduces my appetite. I wonder how it would work with GH peptides like ipamorelin and or Metformin or Oxandrolone for decreasing visceral fat. It may be a good...
  15. F

    Stubborn Chest Fat! (despite low overall fat)

    I have had unusually high chest fat since I was in my 20's! It has been quite embarrassing most of my life, I'm in my 50's now. My father also had it. My TRT doc says it's not gyno, just fat. My body fat is overall very low, about 11 percent. I can see my abs a bit, yet the chest fat is still...
  16. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Therapy Increased Fat Loss During Low Calorie Diet in Obese Men with low T

    Effects of testosterone treatment on body fat and lean mass in obese men on a hypocaloric diet: a randomised controlled trial. Ng Tang Fui M, et al. BMC Med. 2016. Abstract BACKGROUND: Whether testosterone treatment has benefits on body composition over and above caloric restriction in men is...
  17. 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...
  18. Nelson Vergel

    Skipping breakfast may lead to weight gain in men

    Men who skipped breakfast four to six times per week experienced a mean increase in waist circumference that was 0.2 cm vs. men who ate breakfast every day; men who skipped breakfast every day had a mean increase of 0.21 cm vs. men who ate breakfast every day. Annual changes in the waist...
  19. Nelson Vergel

    Testosterone Reduces Fat by Decreasing Leptin Resistance

    “The novelty in our study stems from the fact that we simultaneously investigated the effects of testosterone in the context of a rigorous weight-loss program,” Mathis Grossmann, MD, PhD, FRACP, professor in the department of medicine at the University of Melbourne, told Endocrine Today. “This...
  20. 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...
  21. Nelson Vergel

    Video: Truth and Lies About Fat Loss Supplements

    Today's google hangout with Jerry Brainum was a great success. I bet that anyone that watches this video will learn things they have never read before anywhere else about fat loss supplements. Take the time to watch it ! Here is the transcript: TRT Men's Webcast Rewind: Truth and Lies on...
  22. Nelson Vergel

    Interview with Jerry Brainum: Truth and Lies About Fat Loss Supplements

    Today's google hangout with Jerry Brainum was a great success. I bet that anyone that watches this video will learn things they have never read before anywhere else about fat loss supplements. Take the time to watch it ! Here is the transcript: TRT Men’s Webcast Rewind: Truth and Lies on...
  23. Nelson Vergel

    Webcast About Fat Loss Supplements

    Health expert Jerry Brainum (www.jerrybrainum.com) will speak about his findings during his 53 years of experience in the bodybuilding and fitness world. Don't miss this opportunity to ask him questions!  Click here and say YES under "Are you going?"...
  24. Nelson Vergel

    FDA Clears Deoxycholic Acid (Kybella) for Double Chins

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved deoxycholic acid (Kybella, Kythera Biopharmaceuticals) to help reduce double chins. The approval follows a unanimous vote on March 9 by the FDA's Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee in favor of deoxycholic acid injection...
  25. Nelson Vergel

    FDA Approved Prescription Diet Pills - 2015 Update

    2015 Prescription Diet Pills Xenical (orlistat). This prescription medication has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) since 1999. Xenical is a lipase inhibitor which means it works by blocking the absorption of fat. Dieters must follow a low fat diet or they...
  26. Nelson Vergel

    Clinical Experience of a Diet Designed to Reduce Aging

    J Appl Res. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 Mar 3. Published in final edited form as: J Appl Res. 2009 Jan 1; 9(4): 159–165. Clinical Experience of a Diet Designed to Reduce Aging Ron Rosedale, M.D., Eric C. Westman, M.D., M.H.S.,1 and John P. Konhilas, Ph.D. Abstract Objective...
  27. Nelson Vergel

    How to decrease HIV related belly fat accumulation

    Decreasing HIV Related Belly Fat Accumulation In the mid-90s with the advent of the first antiretroviral (AVR) drug combination therapies, Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) lesions and lipodystrophy (wasting away of body fat) rapidly faded from public consciousness as signs of HIV infection. Only to be...
  28. Nelson Vergel

    The FDA finds drugs in weight loss supplements

    The FDA has caught several supplement companies adding medications to their weight loss supplements. Be aware that this industry is not regulated and that the FDA only does spot checks once in a while. The FDA Found Hundreds of Supplement Brands Tainted with Rx Drugs. Most Weren't Recalled.
  29. 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...
  30. Nelson Vergel

    Black tea reduces body fat in the short term

    Effects of black tea on body composition and metabolic outcomes related to cardiovascular disease risk: a randomized controlled trial. Bøhn SK, et al. Food Funct. 2014 Jun 3. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract There is increasing evidence that tea and its non-caffeine components (primarily...
  31. Nelson Vergel

    Overcoming Challenges in Weight Management

    In this video, Dr Justin Saya explains the challenges in weight loss management and the different therapies used to treat obesity.
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