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    What's everyone training today?

    I got back and core.
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    Carb Cycling

    Carb cycling is a dietary approach where you alternate carbohydrate intake on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. It is often used to lose fat, maintain physical performance while dieting, or overcome a weight loss plateau. By varying carbohydrate intake, the idea is to take advantage of the days...
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    Staying Young with IGF

    Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) plays a significant role in childhood growth and continues to have anabolic effects in adults. It's a hormone similar in molecular structure to insulin and has some insulin-like functions. IGF-1 is produced in the liver and its production is stimulated by...
  4. J

    What's everyone training today?

    I got bsck, shoulders, and core
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    HCG in Bodybuilding

    Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that is naturally produced during pregnancy. In the context of bodybuilding, HCG has been used for various purposes. It's important to understand the potential uses, effects, and risks associated with HCG in bodybuilding: 1. **Post-Cycle Therapy...
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    Guide to TRT

    ### **Introduction to TRT in Bodybuilding** Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) has become a cornerstone in the bodybuilding community, offering significant benefits for muscle growth and overall physical enhancement. At its core, TRT involves supplementing the body’s natural testosterone...
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    Liver Health

    Maintaining liver health is crucial in bodybuilding, as the liver plays a vital role in processing nutrients, detoxifying the body, and producing proteins necessary for muscle growth and repair. Here are some key aspects to consider for liver health in bodybuilding: 1. **Balanced Diet**: A...
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    Couples Routine

    Designing a couples bodybuilding routine can be a fun and motivating way for partners to support each other in achieving their fitness goals. Here's a general outline of a couples bodybuilding routine that incorporates both strength training and cardiovascular exercises. This routine can be...
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    Testolone: RAD140

    RAD140, also known as Testolone, is a selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) that has been studied for its potential benefits, particularly in the field of muscle and bone health. Here are some potential benefits associated with RAD140: 1. **Muscle Growth:** RAD140 is known for its...
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    Benefits of IGF-1

    Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Long R3 (IGF-1 LR3) is a synthetic analog of IGF-1, a natural peptide hormone that plays a crucial role in growth and development. Here are some potential benefits associated with IGF-1 LR3: 1. **Muscle Growth:** IGF-1 LR3 is known for its potent anabolic effects...
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    Supplements 2024

    The bodybuilding supplement industry is constantly evolving. While staples like protein powders, creatine, and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) were popular for muscle building and recovery, there might be some new trends or additions to the supplement market by 2024. Here are potential new...
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    Keep Your Immunity in Check

    Immunity is a critical factor in bodybuilding as a robust immune system supports consistent training, recovery, and overall performance. Here’s how immunity and bodybuilding intersect: 1. **Balanced Nutrition:** Adequate nutrition is vital for both immunity and bodybuilding. A well-balanced...
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    What Time Do You Train?

    The best time to bodybuild can vary based on individual preferences, schedules, and the body's natural rhythms. Here are some considerations: 1. **Morning Workouts:** Some people prefer morning workouts for several reasons. It can jumpstart your metabolism, energize you for the day, and ensure...
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    New Year's Resolutions

    Top bodybuilders often set resolutions aimed at pushing their physical limits, refining their techniques, and optimizing their performance. Here are some common New Year's resolutions for bodybuilders: 1. **Increase Strength and Muscle Mass:** Set specific strength goals for major lifts like...
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    Popeye Forearms

    Popeye's legendary forearms are often associated with his superhuman strength after consuming spinach. While real-life bodybuilding might not give you cartoon-like proportions, you can certainly build strong, well-defined forearms through consistent training. Here are some exercises that can...
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    Beginner Routine Workout

    Starting a workout routine as a beginner is a fantastic step toward better health! Here's a simple routine to get you started. Remember to consult a doctor before beginning any new exercise program. ### Cardio: 1. **Walking or Jogging:** Start with 20-30 minutes, 3 times a week. Gradually...
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    Massage: Pros and Cons

    Bodybuilders often incorporate massages into their routines for various reasons, but like any practice, there are both pros and cons: **Pros:** 1. **Enhanced Recovery:** Massages can aid in muscle recovery by increasing blood flow to the muscles, which helps in removing waste products and...
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    Lifting Heavy vs Light

    Bodybuilders often incorporate both heavy and light lifting into their training routines to target different aspects of muscle growth and development. Here's a breakdown: 1. **Heavy Lifting (Low Reps, High Weight):** - **Strength and Size:** Heavy lifting with lower repetitions (typically...
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    RAD 140: Testolone

    RAD140, also known as Testolone, is a selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) that's gained attention in bodybuilding and fitness communities due to its potential to stimulate muscle growth. Here's some information about RAD140 in the context of bodybuilding: **Muscle Growth:** RAD140...
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    Clothing for Training

    Clothing for bodybuilders during training should offer comfort, flexibility, and functionality to support a wide range of movements and exercises. Here are some recommendations: ### Tops: 1. **Compression Shirts/Tanks:** These snug-fitting tops provide support and help with muscle compression...