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How do your hormones work?


Original article@smarternootropics.com/prl-8-53/ PRL-8-53 Overview   PRL-8-53 is a nootropic research compound first synthesized in the 1970’s by Dr Nikolaus Hansl while working at Creighton University. The compound takes its name from creator’s company Pacific Research Labs (3) who were also the (now expired) patent holders (3). Very little research on this compound is available online. What is available … Continue reading


Original article@smarternootropics     Overview IDRA-21 is a relatively new nootropic compound. It works as an ampakine stimulant drug and is currently being researched in regards to its effects in memory improvement, cognitive enhancement, stimulation, and reversing cognitive deficits. It’s likely it was developed in 1994 or 1995 as the first clinical trials and peer-reviewed … Continue reading

Organ Meats: Wild predators eat these juicy bits first, and so should you. Well, at least occasionally. Here’s why.

original article@biotest.t-nation by Erick Avila For those who grew up eating traditional Western diets, the thought of eating kidneys or intestines can be cringe inducing. But organ meats have always been the preferred animal protein source for hunters across a wide range of cultures. In fact, even in the animal kingdom most predators go after … Continue reading

Slow Reps vs. Fast Reps

Repetition speed – how fast you lift a weight and how fast you lower a weight – has always been somewhat of a controversy among lifters. Some say that the eccentric, or lowering phase, is everything when it comes to hypertrophy and the concentric, or lifting phase, is everything when it comes to strength. And … Continue reading

Cardiovascular Toxicity of Illicit Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid Use

Abstract Background: Millions of individuals have used illicit anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), but the long-term cardiovascular associations of these drugs remain incompletely understood. Methods: Using a cross-sectional cohort design, we recruited 140 experienced male weightlifters 34 to 54 years of age, comprising 86 men reporting ≥2 years of cumulative lifetime AAS use and 54 nonusing men. Using transthoracic … Continue reading

Neuroscience Reveals What Fasting Does To The Brain (And Why Big Pharma and the Food Industry Won’t Study It)

  by ideapod | May 8, 2017 | Mind & Brain | @myscienceacademy.org/2017/05/08/neuroscience-reveals-fasting-brain-big-pharma-food-industry-wont-study/   I came across this TEDx talk given by Mark Mattson, the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging. It presents some fascinating details about fasting and why it isn’t as popular as it should be. Many research studies are showing its … Continue reading

Fasting vs. Eating Less: What’s the Difference? (Science of Fasting)


  Creatine is a molecule that can rapidly produce energy (ATP) to support cellular function. It also exhibits performance-enhancing and neuroprotective properties. Creatine is well-researched and remarkably safe for most people. Full article@https://examine.com/supplements/creatine/  Summary All Essential Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information Creatine is a molecule produced in the body. It stores high-energy phosphate groups in the form … Continue reading

Gut Health Inflammation and Mood Disorders

Evidence is making it very clear that there is a strong association between gut health, brain function and mood. It has long been known that stress can wreak havoc with our digestive tract. It appears now that problems in the GI tract can also negatively impact the brain. Potentially causing anxiety and depression.   In … Continue reading


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