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.

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Weak points – How to stimulate and develop them

A weak point can be simply defined as a muscle group that is difficult to develop despite training regularly or maintaining a suitable diet, thus lagging behind the rest of the body. Whether we’re talking about an amateur or a competitive bodybuilder, odds are there will be at least one muscle weakness that needs to […]Read More

Does music help you train harder?

For most of the people that go to gym, putting in their ear phones and cranking their training playlist is probably one of the best aspects of training. It blocks out all the external noise and gets you in the right mood to lift your heaviest. As a matter of fact, one study surveying weightlifters […]Read More

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