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Getting older and bodybuilding: staying fit as you age

Age is just a number, and it should never be a barrier to pursuing your fitness goals, including bodybuilding. As a matter of fact, as we grow older, maintaining muscle mass, strength, and overall fitness becomes more and more important for our health and well-being, but at the same time it gets a little harder […]Read More

Phenibut 101 – The perfect alcohol alternative?

Phenibut (also known Anvifen) is, for all intents and purposes, the exact opposite of a stimulant. The latter stimulate the central nervous system, whereas Phenibut “suppresses” it and has relaxing, anxiolytic properties. However, Phenibut also has some “stimulating” properties, but not the ones you would expect. Phenibut is a synthetic derivative of GABA, a natural […]Read More

Semax 101 – a nootropic for bodybuilders

Semax is a synthetic peptide derived from the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH), a peptide hormone responsible for stimulating the adrenal glands to produce cortisol. However, Semax only constitutes a fraction of the ACTH amino acid chain, so its effects are vastly different. Semax was originally developed by Russian scientists for the prevention and treatment of circulatory […]Read More

Cerebrolysin 101: the ultimate nootropic?

Cerebrolysin is a neuropeptide-based medication that has been used in the treatment of various neurological and psychiatric disorders. It is derived from pig brain proteins and has a similar structure to human brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a protein that plays a vital role in the development and function of the nervous system. In recent years, […]Read More

Pterostilbene: what is it and potential benefits

In the quest for improved health and athletic performance, science continually uncovers remarkable compounds found in nature. One such substance is pterostilbene, a naturally-occurring compound with an incredible potential to positively impact both our physical and mental well-being. Derived from certain plants and fruits, pterostilbene has garnered significant attention due to its promising health benefits […]Read More

Fasting – How does it affect health and longevity?

Fasting, or the practice of voluntarily abstaining from (usually calorie-containing) foods and drinks for a specific period of time, has been an integral part of human culture for centuries. While religious and cultural traditions have often been the driving force behind fasting historically, recent research has shed light on its potential health benefits, including the […]Read More

C-reactive protein (CRP): The silent killer

C-reactive protein (CRP) is a substance produced by the liver in response to inflammation in the body. CRP is a type of acute phase protein, which means that its production is rapidly increased in response to tissue injury, infection, or inflammation. CRP is often used as a biomarker to monitor disease activity, assess the effectiveness […]Read More

Hypertension in PED Users and Bodybuilders

Hypertension, commonly known as high blood pressure, is a serious medical condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide. While it can be caused by various factors, one particular group that faces an increased risk of developing hypertension is performance-enhancing drug (PED) users, including bodybuilders. This article aims to shed light on the relationship between PED […]Read More