Tags : Insulin

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

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

PEG-MGF: The ultimate anabolic peptide

MGF (Mechano Growth Factor) is a peptide hormone that is closely related to IGF-1 (Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1). MGF is naturally occurring in the human body, where it plays an important role in the development of children and teenagers. However, it continues to be important in adults because it promotes the proliferation of muscle stem […]Read More

Hardcore Appetite Suppressants

When it comes to losing fat, one of the most powerful tools one can use is an appetite suppressant, especially if one is always struggling not to eat during a cut. There are dozens of appetite suppressants that one can get over the counter in any pharmacy or even through amazon. Supplements containing saffron extract, […]Read More

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load

When it comes to bodybuilding and nutrition, understanding both the glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) of various foods can provide some useful insights. While the glycemic index is a relative ranking of how different carbohydrates affect blood sugar, the glycemic load takes into account both the quality and quantity of carbohydrates consumed. The […]Read More

IGF-1 LR3 101

IGF-1 LR3, or Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Long R3, is a peptide hormone that is a derivative of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1). It is a popular compound among bodybuilders and athletes because of its ability to promote muscle growth and improve recovery after exercise. In this article, we will explore IGF-1 LR3 in detail so you […]Read More

Semaglutide (Ozempic) 101

Semaglutide is perhaps the most popular and widely used GLP-1 Agonist on the market, but before I explain what it does, allow me to explain GLP-1 Agonists as a whole… WHAT ARE GLP-1 AGONISTS? GLP-1 Agonists (also known as Incretin Mimetics) are a class of meds that mimic the actions of GLP-1 (Glucagon-Like Peptide 1), […]Read More

Why every bodybuilder must own a glucometer

A glucometer is a small medical device that measures the concentration of glucose in your blood. Chances are you’ve seen someone in your family use it, because it’s a must-have for diabetics (and let’s face it, we all have a diabetic person in our extended family).     Why must enhanced bodybuilders use it? Firstly, […]Read More

Semaglutide (Ozempic) – The holy grail of fat loss?

Initially approved by the FDA back in 2017 for controlling type II diabetes in adults, semaglutide is a drug that belongs to the group of the GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1) analogues. This group of substances has the ability to mimic the body’s response after eating a meal, including feeling full, as well as regulating insulin […]Read More

Insulin sensivity and protocols

Pathophysiological alterations in glucose tolerance On average, a healthy adult human has about 90mg / dL of glucose in an 8-hour fasting state; the level of normality ranges from 70 to 110mg / dL, qualifying any measurement between 110 and 125mg / dL as pre-diabetes and from 126mg / dL onwards, as diabetes. Insulin is […]Read More