Tags : Fat Loss

Adipotide: dangerous fat-burner or miracle drug?

Adipotide (Prohibitin-targeting Peptide 1) is a peptide that was originally developed for the treatment of cancer. However, animal studies found that it could destroy fat cells and cause fat loss. Unfortunately, this drug can be very dangerous if misused, hence its infamous reputation in bodybuilding circles. What does Adipotide do? In a nutshell, Adipotide targets […]Read More

Unveiling the stealthy power of protein: The hidden thermogenic effect

In the world of fitness and nutrition, the term “thermogenic effect” is often associated with fat burners and intense workouts. However, there’s a silent hero in the nutrition realm that plays a pivotal role in this process – protein. Beyond its well-known muscle-building capabilities, protein possesses a hidden thermogenic effect that can significantly impact your […]Read More

The impact of steroid use on thyroid production

Something that we rarely discuss in the bodybuilding community is the impact AAS use has on thyroid function. Is it positive? Is it detrimental? In this article, I will be looking at some of the data regarding the interaction between AAS and endogenous thyroid hormones, and explain why using low doses of exogenous thyroid hormones […]Read More

5-A-1MQ: The fat-burner you’ve never heard of

5-Amino-1MQ is a short-chain peptide that has shown promising results in the treatment of obesity. It is slowly growing in popularity as an excellent oral fat-burner that can reduce body fat significantly without causing serious side-effects. What does 5-AMINO-1MQ do? 5-Amino-1MQ is a membrane-permeable peptide that works by inhibiting NNMT (Nicotinamide N-methyltransferase) and increasing NAD+. […]Read More

Mounjaro vs Ozempic: a comparison regarding weight loss

In order to achieve and maintain a lower bodyweight, be it for aesthetic or health-related reasons, people often try various methods, including the use of medications that, although initially designed to help with type-2 diabetes, also aid in weight loss. Two very important options in this class are Mounjaro (tirzepatide) and Ozempic (semaglutide). This article […]Read More

T3: a misunderstood fat-burner?

T3 (triiodothyronine) is a naturally-occurring thyroid hormone that regulates metabolism, digestion, cognition, immunity and even sexual function to a small extent. This is a hormone that we all have and need in order to function optimally, but it can also be used exogenously to replace endogenous T3 levels in people with hypothyroidism, or as a […]Read More

Metformin: a bodybuilding tool?

Metformin is a popular medication that is commonly prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes and polycistic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). It is derived from galegine, a compound found in a plant known as Galega Officinalis. What does Metformin do? This drug works by inhibiting glucose production in the liver and inhibiting the actions of glucagon, a […]Read More

DMHA: Better than DMAA?

Bodybuilders are always on the lookout for new Performance Enhancing Drugs that can help them take their physique and performance to the next level. A drug that has grown in popularity in recent years is the stimulant / fat-burner known as DMHA (1,5-Dimethylhexylamine), which represents an incredible alternative to the now illegal (yet still widely […]Read More

Berberine: potential risks and limitations

Berberine is a natural compound that can be extracted from several plants, such as barberry, turmeric, goldenseal, and Oregon grape. It has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine to treat various ailments, such as infections, inflammation, diabetes, and heart problems. However, in recent years, berberine has also gained popularity […]Read More