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The Effects of Mild Cycles

  Note: I’m not an advocate of steroid use. The average guy should be able to get really good results with intelligently designed, drug-free training. The risks, including legal problems, usually aren’t worth it unless you’re an actor or professional athlete, where millions of dollars are at stake. Original article @t-nation.com The Debate The mainstream … Continue reading

Anabolic Overview 3 – Free vs. Bound Testosterone

A very small amount of testosterone actually exists in a free state, where interaction with cellular receptors is possible. The majority will be bound to the proteins SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin, also referred to as sex steroid binding globulin and testosterone-estradiol binding globulin) and albumin, which temporarily prevent the hormone from exerting activity. Steroid … Continue reading

Anabolic Overview 2 – Direct and Indirect Anabolic Effects

Although testosterone has been isolated, synthesized, and actively experimented with for many decades now, there is still some debate today as to exactly how steroids affect muscle mass. At this point in time, the primary mode of anabolic action with all anabolic/androgenic steroids is understood to be direct activation of the cellular androgen receptor and … Continue reading

Anabolic Overview 1 – An Introduction to Testosterone

Anabolic steroids are a class of medications that contain a synthetically manufactured form of the hormone testosterone, or a related compound that is derived from (or similar in structure and action to) this hormone. In order to fully grasp how anabolic steroids work, it is, therefore, important to understand the basic functioning of testosterone. Testosterone … Continue reading

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

by Shadow Pro | @ t-nation.com/pharma/steroids-what-pro-bodybuilders-are-really-using Tags: Pharma Bodybuilding Here’s what you need to know… A pro bodybuilder could spend $8,000 to $20,000 for a 16-week competition cycle. Most pros are regularly monitored by trusted doctors who know exactly what they’re using. Most health issues and deaths associated with bodybuilders are related not to steroid use but … Continue reading

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