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.

Stomach health guide: Prebiotics

Prebiotics are substances that nourish specific microorganisms in the intestine, favoring the growth of populations of beneficial bacteria (generally the prebiotics are polysaccharides and oligosaccharides). They stimulate the increase in the population of bacteria such as bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, responsible for the fermentation process in the colon. They produce a decrease in the stomach pH, […]Read More

Pro tip: Substitute T4 for T3 in a combination therapy

Nowadays combined T3 and T4 therapies are often prescribed to mimic the normal function of the thyroid glands, people who undergo these therapies obtain a significant improvement in their quality of life compared to the previous situation, but there is a way to improve even more the well-being sensation. As it can be seen in […]Read More

Pro tip of the day: carb cycling

Carb cycling is a plan that consists of rotating High, Moderate and Low carbohydrate intakes according to your daily workout plan and to the end goal of your diet. According to the current research, when the amount of glycogen is lower the basal metabolic rate increases (in part due to the enhance mitochondrial density), increasing […]Read More

Under the scope: RAD 140

It is a third generation SARM, being investigated by Radius Health with the aim of serving for TRT and as a treatment for prostate or breast cancer with the fewest possible side effects. Pros Has a potency similar to testosterone, mg for mg has a great potency. Has a half-life of 60 hours (contrary to […]Read More

Pro-tip of the day: Post-activation potentiation

The post-activation potentiation is an effect that occurs at the muscular level that consists of an abundant improvement of muscular performance after a stimulus that has been received previously. It can be very useful for Powerlifting and Strongman practitioners when they want to set a new record due to the notable improvements that are given […]Read More

Under the Scope: DNP

DNP is one of the most effective substances when it comes to burning fat, but also one of the most dangerous because if it is misused or an allergic reaction occurs, the user can die. Theory It works by the uncoupling process of oxidative phosphorylation (decreases the rate of formation of phosphate bonds and stimulates […]Read More

Pro-tip of the day: combining Creeping Death and Doggcrapp

Two of my favorite training methodologies are John Meadows’ Mountain Dogg and Dante Trudel’s Doggcrapp, both stand out for their powerful intensity and in my opinion, they are very useful in a bulking phase to promote muscle growth, therefore I am going to adapt John Meadows’ Creeping Death 2 book and Doggcrapp’s main guidelines to […]Read More

Protip: Nicotine Precompetition

Nicotine can become a very interesting supplement for the final stages of a competition or in a short cutting phase for different reasons. It performs a function of mimicking Acetylcholine, causing an increase in catecholamines such as dopamine and adrenaline, its effects are similar to those of a drug such as clenbuterol or stimulants such […]Read More

Pro tip of the day: Combining Myo-Reps with FST-7

There are two very interesting training methodologies, one of them consists of doing effective repetitions after reaching failure (Myo-Reps) and the other consists of stretching the fascia that covers the muscle (FST-7) , both combined can give a very good result. In the last set of each exercise, the following should be done: With a […]Read More