So I guess the general theme this week is "hormones". So the next topic that we're going to cover was sent in by Jason and this is about steroid muscle vs natural muscle. This is a tricky topic because most celebrities, athletes and bodybuilders don't admit or disclose the drugs they use so it's hard to match a look with the drugs it took to get that look. In other words, … [Read more...] about Steroid Muscle vs Natural Muscle
Here is a good comparison picture of Eugen Sandow vs Arnold Schwarzenegger. Eugen Sandow is known as the first real bodybuilder and gained international fame for doing the first bodybuilding style poses for crowds of people. The interesting thing is that he died 10 years before testosterone was discovered... so you know he could have never used steroids. Eugen Sandow vs … [Read more...] about A Steroid Free Bodybuilder You Can Trust – Eugen Sandow
Earlier today I was browsing my facebook updates, procrastinating and just plain ol' wasting time when I came across a picture of the villain in the forthcoming batman movie. This villain is called "Bane". He is apparently a super genius who creates some form of serum (it's known as venom) that makes him a super human juggernaut. In other words he develops some sort of super … [Read more...] about Steroids are for Villains AND Heros
Believe it or not we still don't have a complete picture of how muscles grow. Brad Pilon has recently put together some research on a new theory that might help explain how muscles grow and why we can't continue to grow indefinitely. In general the theory is about chronic vs acute inflammation. Namely, acute intermittent inflammation from working out is good and helps … [Read more...] about Inflammation Theory of Muscle Growth
Alek sent in a very interesting question. He simply asked what are the real objective reasons for not using steroids. This is a good question because there is much misinformation about steroids in the general media, and the side effects and potential negative effects are usually associated with massive doses. What then are the objective reasons to avoid steroid … [Read more...] about Should You Use Steroids or Not?