Marco D Angelo

Marco D Angelo

PhD in biochemistry, specialized in enzymology and metabolic biochemistry with a background in pharmacology, he works in a molecular biology laboratory and in his spare time works as a high-performance trainer in addition to assisting other coaches.

The question about dosage – how much steroids should I

Obviously, there is not a single correct answer to this matter. For starters, it implies that a person does not have a health condition that might enhance the likelihood of a negative side effect. Though testosterone replacement treatment (TRT) and AAS usage were originally assumed to cause or aggravate prostate cancer and heart disease, it […]Read More

Blast and Cruise protocol – What is it and should

A blast and cruise protocol refers to alternating between high (the blast) and low (the cruise) dosages of steroids. The main goal with this approach is to maintain the gains achieved during the blast phase more effectively as the hormonal rollercoaster seen in a traditional cycle-pct protocol is avoided. When on a blast and cruise, […]Read More

Gaining 30lbs in 30 days – Is it possible?

If you have any experience in the world of bodybuilding/weight training, you have probably already heard of or seen miraculous compounds, cycles, workout routines, supplements and dietary programs that promise you’ll gain 30lbs of muscle in just 30 days if you just buy it and do whatever they say. Well, to cut it short, you […]Read More

Trenbolone: Some of its lesser-known benefits

Trenbolone was first synthesized in 1963 and quickly became a bodybuilder’s favorite in the next few decades. Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to find a BB who hasn’t heard of, tried or consistently used it for cutting, bulking, or even both. Being part of the nandrolone group, this 19-nor steroid has a precise combination of attributes […]Read More

Basal Metabolic Rate – How to estimate and how to

Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR for short, is the term used for the rate of energy expenditure per unit time by endothermic animals (including humans) at rest. In practical terms, metabolism consists of the processes that the body needs to function, such as breathing, blood circulation, controlling body temperature, cell growth, nerve and brain function, […]Read More

Bloodwork – A closer look at HPTA results

The Hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, or HPTA, is probably the most important parameters a person should look for after a cycle, as it takes the heaviest toll after any steroid usage. Many different strategies and approaches can be taken to make sure your HPTA bounces back to normal when you’re off gear, but the most assertive and […]Read More

Crashed Gear – Why it happens and what to do

For those unfamiliar with the subject, let’s start from the beginning: what is crashed gear? It’s simply the term used for when the hormone becomes unsolubilized within the solution and they become separated, usually forming crystals and giving the vial a waxy, sometimes white, sometimes gluey-looking appearance. So, let’s go over some of the reasons […]Read More

Bloodwork – What to look for

If you’re willing to start a cycle, the best advice in theory is to look for a doctor to help you with it. Sounds easy, but in practice not many doctors are willing to aid in the task of making sure you do the least damage to your body while using PEDs. If you’re lucky […]Read More

Estimate your 1RM without actually doing a 1RM

First of all, let’s define what a 1RM, or a 1 repetition max, is: it’s the most amount of weight you can lift for a given movement with or without strict form. Knowing your 1RM can be extremely helpful for a number of reasons: it allows you to track your progress from time to time, […]Read More

Post-injection pain. Why it may occur and how to avoid

Post-injection pain, or PIP, generally speaking is the pain experienced after taking an intramuscular shot of a certain substance, in our case a mixture of a hormone salt, any concentration of solvent, preservatives/antiseptics, and a carrier. Most of the pain is caused when carrier and solvents are absorbed by the body and the crystals are […]Read More