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  1. Since its a low dose cruise or trt I dont think you would need the arimidex. You got to remember that arimidex lowers your good cholesterol so why take it if you dont really need it. With the Masteron I would go with the enth. unless you dont mind the extra injections needed by using Mast. Prop.
  2. I know its not the kind of thing you want laying out in plain site knowing the police and paramedics are coming. But here is a young girl who just saw her boyfriend black out and hit the floor and smash his head. She immediately called 911 and the operator had her giving him CPR til the paramedics came. So she really didnt have any time to put the stuff away. I knew Piana had to be using something like coke for years now. The guy gets up before the crrack of dawn to do cardio then his non stop til 3 or 4 in the morning everyday. It's going to catch up to you sooner or later. One of bodybuilding top rules is getting alot of sleep and that one he skipped and went to using drugs to keep him going.
  3. Yes, you can live the fit life and have room for serious indulgence. But when shredded six-pack abs are in your sight, the game changes. Here's the approach you need. "What's a good ab routine to get a six-pack?" That's a question that's been posed millions of times online and in life. Little do the inquiring minds know that it's a trick question, because all the abdominal training in the world doesn't matter if you have a layer of chub covering them up. To burn that adipose tissue and reveal the abs beneath, there is no substitute for dieting—not just "eating well," but eating for a very specific goal. I've explained this to many a man yearning to show off a six-pack, and nearly all assured me, "I eat pretty good." I imagine only a few of them were outright lying. The remainder were simply ignorant of just how they truly needed to eat if the goal is taking bodyfat levels down to the point where the abs stand out in bold relief. Most of us who work out do eat better than the average person, to be sure. Yet there is a vast difference between eating to be fit and eating to be ripped. Let's walk you through it. Meal Frequency The most significant distinction between those who eat well and those who have everything dialed in tight? How often they eat. While the academics sit back and debate whether eating every 2-3 hours each day actually does anything to "speed up" the human metabolism, the vast majority of bodybuilders just know that this approach works. Why? For one, it gives you control over your food, rather than letting your circumstances control you. And if there's any better way to meet an ambitious daily protein number, I haven't discovered it. "But I can't eat/prep/afford that much food!" I've heard this too many times to count. And yes, you can. It just takes planning and preparation. You will need to compare prices, shop for the increased amount of food, learn how to prep it, then cook and store it in multiple servings. And those are all timeless skills worth learning as early in your lifting life as possible. Most bodybuilders and serious lifters will meal prep once or twice a week, baking and grilling all their chicken, turkey, fish, and lean red meat, as well as preparing their carbohydrate sources in bulk, such as baked potatoes and rice. Make no mistake, it's work. And work is what it takes to remove a significant amount of body fat. If anyone ever tells you it's possible to get extraordinarily lean without any hard work or suffering, they are either lying through their teeth, ignorant, or trying to sell you something. Start cooking now if you want to show off a six-pack! Truly Clean Food A vast amount of people out there mistakenly believe they are eating "clean," when they're miles away from it. For instance, two people can have chicken for lunch. One of them is eating a 6-ounce grilled, skinless chicken breast, perfectly seasoned but otherwise unadorned. The other is eating a chicken sandwich from a fast-food restaurant, deep-fried and slathered in mayonnaise, served on a bun. Let's do a little comparison. Chicken BreastFast-Food Chicken Sandwich Calories: 194Calories: 430 Fat: 4 gFat: 23 g Protein: 36 gProtein: 14 g It should be obvious that the nutritional profile of the chicken breast is vastly superior to the fast-food chicken sandwich. The chicken sandwich has more than twice the calories, more than five times the fat, and a pathetic 40 percent of the protein! Compared to the freshly-cooked chicken breast, the sandwich is garbage. Yet a lot of people will justify it as a healthy choice, because relative to, say, a double cheeseburger, it probably is. Eating from these places on any sort of regular basis will prevent most people from ever seeing bodyfat levels low enough to clearly display the abdominals. If you want to get strong, feel fit, and look OK, you can include something like this in your diet…sometimes. But if you want results you can see, you need to kick it to the curb for the time being. Think Spices, Not Sauces The other major difference between the level of clean eating required to see clear muscle definition as opposed to just looking "fit" is that there's no room for error. You can quickly sabotage a six-pack diet with extra calories, fat, and sugar in the form of condiments, sauces, and dressings. Nowhere is this clearer than in salads. Millions of people assume that a salad is a supremely healthy meal choice. Just as with that chicken breast versus a fast-food chicken sandwich, there is a world of difference in what you opt for. For example, take the same tossed green salad. If you flavor it with 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinaigrette, you only add 15 calories and 0 grams of fat. If instead you dump a quarter-cup of Caesar salad dressing on it, as many people do, you just added 310 calories and 32 grams of fat! It's easy to see how that would hamper anyone's efforts to shed bodyfat. Other people dump ketchup all over everything they eat, or drown their healthy proteins in barbecue sauce, not realizing that their once-healthy meal is now doing more harm than good. Are you supposed to eat everything bland and without flavor? Of course not! Start learning about spices, seasonings, and marinades. These are much cleaner choices and, once you know what you're doing, they can be every bit as tasty as sauces and condiments. No "Cheat Meals" If there's one ridiculous concept that's unfortunately been ingrained into the collective consciousness, it's that training goes hand-in-hand with "cheating." Even those with very large amounts of bodyfat to lose somehow believe that they are entitled to one or more totally unrestrained junk-food meals every week—or even every day—if they are following a strict diet. If you can't see even a blurry outline of your abs and you crave that washboard appearance, trust me: You have no business rewarding yourself with a pizza just because you ate well for a few days. All you are doing is taking steps back from your goal. Learn to cook better-tasting food, stay the course, and keep eating clean until the fat is gone! Chill Out on the Booze Those of you who like to indulge in alcohol on a regular basis need to know that it's completely at odds with ever seeing clear abs. There is a reason it's called a beer belly! A 12-ounce bottle of Corona gives you 149 calories and 14 grams of carbs. That's more or less harmless on its own, but do the math and you'll see that if you're going through a six-pack of those, it's enough to wreck a day of eating. And a few wrecked days in a short time period is definitely enough to keep you from getting a six-pack set of abdominals. Wine or mixed drinks, especially those containing fruit juice, can be even more laden with sugar and calories. No one is saying you can't have a glass of wine or a bottle of beer every now and then, but if you go out and get hammered every weekend, rest assured that you are not going to be the lean, mean, beach stallion you could be if you didn't. Live For Your Goals, Love Your Life Everything I've touched on here can be summarized in two words: patience and control. Those are the skills that make great lifters in the gym, and they're what sets them apart in the kitchen. Do you have to listen to me? Nope. But if you want to be one of the few truly lean guys or girls strutting around and displaying a degree of muscle definition that sets you apart from the herd, then try eating this way for six weeks. Then see if you turn back. I'm pretty sure you won't.
  4. I just saw another write up on what happened...He went down in his home, when police were their they found 20 bottles of steroids and on the table next to where Piana was lying was a good amount of cocaine with a rolled up bill and a credit card next to it...That explains why he went down...But I bet you anything they will blame the steroids on it.
  5. I'm sure some of you may of heard. Rich Piana is in a comma for about a week now. He was with his girlfriend at the time and he just blacked out and went down and hit his head which I guess swelled up his brain or something so the docs put him in a comma to save his life. Their isnt much news out their about it. If you know anything please share. I know some here follow him and I have alot of respect for the guy as he has always been so open about his steroid use though his bodybuilding carreer and His line of products he sells I feel are some of the best out their. I dont know how his life is going to be if and when he recovers. He hopfully will be fine but chances are he may have serious brain damage if he even pulls through this. I hate seeing what people are saying about him and as usual blaming this all on his steroid use. I have known several men in my life that never used steroids and passed out for some reason and hit their head when falling. Sad to say all of them died from that. If you ever look at this guys life he was amazing from becoming Mr. California and winning other bodybuilding comps. to making millions from the stock market and real estate to having millions following him on facebook, twiter and instagram to having giant warehouses full of his products and making millions from that also. Not a bad life and you got to give him alot of credit to succeed so far all on his own.
  6. Cedric McMillan's perfect blend of size and symmetry made him a fan favorite for years, and finally an Arnold Classic champ in 2017. Now, he's willing to share what he's learned along the way. Here's this IFBB pro's in-depth guide to building world-class delts! At first glance, IFBB pro bodybuilder and 2017 Arnold Classic winner Cedric McMillan's four-move shoulder workout seems simple enough, but the devil is in the details. In a word, his style is intuitive. Isometrics, slow negatives, partials—they're all in there. At one point, he transitions from a cable lateral raise to an upright row in the middle of a set. Later, he performs a mechanical dropset from rear delt raises to chest-supported rows. And that's just today. "You catch me on any other shoulder day, and I can promise you it won't go the same way," he says. "Some people like to have structure. They like to have a set plan. Me, I like to train instinctively. I always say, when I go into the gym I don't like to have any distractions. Then it's like I can hear something whispering to me: 'Try this.' Or, 'Do that.' 'See how that feels.' 'Do another rep.' 'Hold it on that rep.' 'Do some slow negatives.'" How the Champ Builds His Shoulders IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Cedric McMillan Watch the video: 11:16 Don't expect clear sets and reps in the workout below. Everything is up in the air, and even McMillan himself couldn't tell you what he did once a set is done. This style of training is all about "how," not "how many." This champ obviously knows exactly how to work each muscle effectively, and he's not afraid to try something new and different if it gives him a better result. To mimic his approach, focus on the muscles you are trying to work and pay attention to the little changes. They could add up to big results. Cedric McMillan Workout 1 Smith Machine Shoulder Press 1 high-rep warm-up set, followed by 4-5 sets of approximately 6-8 reps, pyramiding up in weight. Squeeze out a couple of partials at the end of the final set. 2 Single-arm cable lateral raise 4-5 sets of approximately 12-15 reps Mechanical dropset 3 Rear-Delt Fly 4-5 sets to failure, no rest. Perform leaning against bench. Chest-Supported Row 4-5 sets to failure 4 Forward shoulder press 4-5 sets to fatigue with a light weight Note: Cedric doesn't count reps. Instead, he stretches and contracts on every rep and hits a range of intensities, ending the set when he's seriously fatigued. On presses, he likes to keep reps generally low, like 6-8 after a warm-up set. On isolation moves, he keeps reps high, such as in the 12-15 range. Smith Machine Shoulder Press Although his approaches may vary, McMillan always tries to begin his shoulder workout with some kind of press. In this workout, he uses a Smith machine for a front military press, pausing at the bottom of the warm-up set to deeply stretch the muscles and work them through their full range of motion. "I believe a lot of times people get injured when the muscle is a little bit cold and they put a load on it, or have a lack of flexibility," explains McMillan. "A lot of people think you pull muscles because you lifted heavy weight, but if you have poor flexibility, that could get you injured just as easily." Unconcerned with counting reps, McMillan chases what he considers the more valuable target: maximum effort. "I never count on purpose," says McMillan. "Sometimes I will count just to make sure that I am progressing, but what I've found to be more productive is to put the weight on and just try to give maximum effort on each set." McMillan explains that focusing solely on reps can be a hindrance—even a liability. If the target is 6 reps, for example, and you stop at 6, you might be limiting yourself. Or you might push yourself a little too hard trying to get 6 just because it's number you think you have to hit. By listening to the feedback from your muscles, you can lift with the same intensity McMillan does—emphasizing proper form and precise control. Cable Lateral Raise For the second shoulder exercise, McMillan prefers a side raise. As with the press, the approach may vary—machine, dumbbell, one arm or both—but today he goes traditional, with a single-arm, outward-leaning cable raise. "I like to do it the old-school way where you lean away from the machine and extend your body out, because you get a little less gravity assistance," he explains. By leaning away from the machine, you increase the range of motion and the time the muscles spend under tension, giving your shoulders a tremendous pump. In the middle of the set, McMillan decides to switch to an upright-row version of the lateral raise, bringing up the elbow instead of just the hand. "I tried it, and it felt really good before I started my set," he says. He adds a set of this modified upright row to his workout, doing about 5 reps at a time and pausing the contraction on the fifth rep, for about 15 total reps. Bent-Over Rear Delt Raise McMillan says the bent over lateral raise is a challenging exercise, but not just because the rear delts are a tough muscle to work. Rather, he says, it's because he often feels it more in his lower back than his rear shoulders. McMillan solves this issue by positioning himself on an incline bench so his lower back doesn't have to hold him up. "By laying on this bench," he says "I'm not putting any tension on my back at all and am able to relax those back muscles so I can work nothing but the rear delts." To really to lift like McMillan, start with a straight fly movement to failure, then move into an elbows-bent wide rowing motion for the second half of the set. As much as possible, try to limit tension in your traps throughout the work, as this larger muscle group can often take over rear delt work. Forward Shoulder Press Pay close attention—chances are this is not the shoulder press you were thinking of. For this exercise, raise both arms and keep them parallel to the floor as you press forward and back in the air without ever letting your arms drop. As McMillan jokes, this exercise rarely gets its due respect in the gym. "If I see any of you doing this on Instagram, make sure you call it the right thing," he laughs. You might do a double take at the sight of an IFBB pro straining under 15 pound dumbbells, but the constant tension provided by this gravity-defying movement is no laughing matter. "I make sure the weight is moderate to light so I can control all of my repetitions," says McMillan. "There's no swinging the weight, no using momentum, nothing. It's just 100 percent control." Once again, the name of the game is quality over quantity. "I don't even count the reps on this," says McMillan. "I just take my time and make sure every rep looks good." Stretching As is often the case with elite bodybuilders, what elevates McMillan from the pack is not what he does with the iron, but what he does without it. Whether it's before his workout or after, morning or night, McMillan does an hour of stretching—yes, an hour—every day. This practice began a few years ago when his massage therapist suggested his knee pain might be related to muscle tightness, and it's taken on a life of its own. "My stretching became like meditation for me," says McMillan. "Dealing with anxiety, you find different ways to manage the stress. I work on breathing, relaxing my mind, relaxing my body, taking in oxygen, and letting it circulate." This level of control and focus distinguishes the good from the truly great. It may not be exactly your style, but McMillan's intuitive, focused approach offers deep insights into what it takes to become a champion.
  7. I usually just google 23g 1" 3ml syringe with needle.....Bunch of sites will pop up and I just go down the list for the best price and free shipping if I order in bulk...Usually can get them for around .05 each but have to order a few hundred...but as much as I inject I go thru them pretty fast.
  8. Biceps are one muscle group that you usually don't need a pep talk to get excited about. From the time we were barely out of diapers, we knew exactly what to flex when commanded to "make a muscle." Whether your inspiration to train was to look like Arnold or to just be the buffest guy at the beach, you know that great biceps are a must. I've heard my share of guys say they didn't care a whole lot about building big quads, backs, or calves, but I've yet to meet any serious weight trainer who didn't covet big, peaked biceps. IFBB Men's Physique pro Craig Capurso knows what you want, and he knows how to help you get it. Here are his insider tips to help you build guns that make the world tremble at your approach. 1. Don't Work Biceps After Back Blasphemy, right? After all, one of the most common workout combinations is back and biceps. The reasoning is that since your biceps are involved in nearly all back movements anyway, you should work them in the same session. But, there's also an argument that their importance to back training is exactly why you shouldn't train them together! Think of it this way: Your big back muscles can manage all those rows, chin-ups, pull-downs, deadlifts, and shrugs. The much smaller bicep muscle, not so much. They get smoked, which means your biceps workout ends up being pretty pathetic. "Small muscles, like biceps, triceps, abs, and calves, are hit in some capacity during your big compound lifts," Capurso says. "So I recommend dedicating two days a week to finish them off on what I call 'auxiliary' workouts. Your CNS is fried when hitting the majors, so by breaking your routine into this split you give yourself a chance to isolate the load and really tune into which muscles you're working." This is where a stellar biceps and triceps routine like Capurso's Ultimate Arms workout is a no-brainer. You could also be really courageous and work biceps first on chest and shoulder days. Doing biceps first won't detract from your chest or shoulder workouts, and it will allow you to apply the kind of focus and energy to your biceps you may not have done for years. 2. High Reps for Bigger Biceps Lifters who train heavy for strength sometimes get a little bent out of shape when they see people with far more biceps development train lighter and with higher reps. "Pump trainers!" they say with a sneer. Don't listen to them. Effective biceps training is, has always been, and will always be a quest for the perfect pump. If you're after growth, you need to stimulate your biceps by putting them under tension for an extended period of time. If you've been slaving away on sets of 4-8 and have zilch to show for it, it's because you have to subject your biceps to more time under tension. Try sets in the range of 10-12, 12-15, or even as high as 15-20. Yes, you'll have to use light weights. So what? Chances are that once you up those rep rates, you'll finally start stretching out that tape measure. I see you nodding, but I also know that deep down, you still feel the call of heavy curls. If that's the case, take the approach Capurso outlines in Ultimate Arms: Start with a heavy 5 sets of 5 reps using the EZ-bar, and then chase the pump like crazy afterward. He calls this "heavy volume." "Using a heavy-volume approach is my way of having it both ways," says Capurso. "Break down those muscle fibers by adding the right stimulus, and you have a recipe for growth." 3. Make Sure Your Back Training is Intense So now you've got your back day, and you've got your biceps day. If you hit Ultimate Arms, there's no doubt that the latter will be plenty intense. So how about the former? I've known plenty of lifters who focused far more on the bigger muscle groups of the upper body and did little or no direct arm training. Yet because they pushed and pulled insane amounts of weight on bench presses, rows, military presses, and deadlifts, they became huge men with pretty damn big arms, too. Just because you shouldn't train your biceps after your back, doesn't mean your back training doesn't count as arm training! It definitely does. In fact, a 2013 study found that lat pull-downs resulted in exactly as much biceps growth as lat pull-downs plus curls.[1] The takeaway for you: Slack off on your back training, and you'll miss out on a significant amount of biceps growth. "The bodyweight chin-up is probably the most underrated biceps exercise in the game," Capurso says. "Put them in throughout your arm or back workout for added stimulation and overload, and you will see bigger pipes staring back at you." So don't skimp on chin-ups, pull-downs, barbell rows, dumbbell rows, and T-bar rows. Hit them hard enough that you feel them in both the front and back of your body. 4. EZ Does It Straight-bar curls have a well-deserved reputation for being a great biceps builder, and sure, you look like a badass doing them. But they're definitely not for everybody. When many lifters use the straight bar, they experience moderate-to-severe wrist pain. Is this just part of the iron game? It shouldn't be. If any exercise causes joint pain on a regular basis, you won't be able to work it to its full effectiveness. Here's how to know if a straight bar is not for you. Hold your hands out in front of you, and fully supinate them so that your left thumb faces to your left, and your right thumb to your right, with your palms flat and facing the sky. Are you able to do this without any strain in your wrists? If it takes you a certain amount of effort to put your hands in that position, that strain is going to be amplified with a weighted barbell in your hands. If this sounds like you, stop hitting your head against the wall and switch to an EZ-bar. The bar's cambered shape alleviates wrist strain so you can work your curls harder and start making better gains in your biceps. 5. It's All in the Wrist While we're on the subject of wrist position, yours may unknowingly be robbing your biceps of gains. Don't worry; the fix takes just a split second. Do your forearms get pumped when you do any type of curl, often to the point where it becomes so painful you need to stop the set early? You're probably feeling this pain because you're keeping your wrists cocked inward, facing your elbows. This position engages the forearm flexors, which will typically fatigue before the biceps. Try a neutral wrist position instead, where your hand is angled neither toward or away from the crook of your elbow. Some lifters find they even need to go the next step and cock their hand back and away from their inner elbow to eliminate forearm-flexor involvement. Experiment to find the best hand/wrist position for you on curls. If it allows you to get more quality work done with less discomfort, you're on the right track. 6. Isolate, Don't Integrate You may have been told not let your deltoids take over your curls. But the solution is often not as easy as simply changing our ways. Most of us have such ingrained curl form and such bossy deltoids that we're doomed from the start. The correction is simple: Take your shoulders out of the movement by bracing your arms on a preacher-curl bench, a spider-curl bench, or even your own inner thigh, as with seated concentration curls. Most curl machines help you isolate your biceps by having your arms locked into place. So if your delts have been stealing the thunder from your biceps for too long, prioritize curl variations where they're simply not invited.
  9. Getting me Hungry now...
  10. PROTEIN! Who doesn’t want more protein in their diet? Sure, we all love our chicken, steak, eggs and such, but then how do you increase one of our favorite muscle building macronutrients? Many look at protein powders—most of which are in the form of protein shakes. While many people use shakes for post workout recovery, there are many other uses for the powder. There are so many ways to use protein powders that some of the ways are in my opinion “duh” uses that sometimes get overlooked. It goes along with the saying, “why didn’t I think of that?” Below are some of my favorite ways to use protein powder other than in a protein shake. We all have different personal tastes, so you may have to play with how much powder you add to each to suit your taste buds. Coffee Who doesn’t like to drink coffee in the morning? Many people hit up Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks and order their java just how they like it and then they’re off to work. Some of those people are loading up their coffee with unnecessary calories and sugars. If you don’t like the taste of black coffee what do you do? Add a sweetener of some sort, some milk, cream, or flavored creamer. What if you could add something that changed the flavor of your coffee as well as gave you some protein first thing in the morning? Simply throw in some protein powder and you’re off to a great start in the morning. I’d recommend a flavor that would complement the coffee. I wouldn’t throw in a strawberry or banana protein powder, rather, use a French vanilla flavor or something similar. Depending on how much liquid you use, you will want to add more powder as well to suit your taste. Hot chocolate Not a coffee fan? Or maybe you just like to change it up every now and again once the weather turns cold and you feel like staring out at the snow falling on a cold winter day with a nice cup of hot chocolate? Sure, go for it. But if you wanted to try something that wasn’t slammed with all those sugars from the packets of hot chocolate you’re trying to stay away from, then make your own. All you need is a chocolate protein powder. By warming up a mug of water or almond milk, you can then dump your chocolate protein powder into the warmed beverage. From there you can add things like vanilla extract or your favorite sweetener of choice like Stevia. Mix it all up with a spoon and you’re good to go. Oatmeal Just like with your morning coffee, oatmeal is a great place to add some protein powder. Simply make your oatmeal as you normally would and once it’s finished being prepared, throw some protein powder on top and mix it up. Unlike above, if you wanted to add a fruit flavored powder it can spruce up the flavor of your oatmeal if it isn’t one of the packaged flavored versions. If you already have the flavor you want in your oatmeal through the flavor itself or by adding nuts or a sweetener, you can add a vanilla protein powder which wouldn’t overpower the other flavors in the oatmeal. Again, you can get creative with your oatmeal depending on what flavor of protein powder you have laying around. Homemade protein bars With so many protein bars on the market that are full of junk, many people are deciding to make their own. With a few simple ingredients, one of which is protein powder, you can make a tasty protein-packed treat. There are tons of homemade protein bar recipes floating around the internet so find one that suits your needs since everyone has their own likes and dislikes in terms of ingredients (natural/organic/kosher/vegan/etc.). Most of the bar recipes will have anywhere between 5g and 20g per bar depending on what recipe you go with. Of course you can always cut the bars into smaller pieces if you wanted less protein or cut larger pieces if you wanted more protein. It’s totally personal preference but this is a great way to save money and have some control over your protein bar choices versus buying one from a retailer and having the macros not really fit your individual needs. Yogurt Greek yogurt seems to be the current craze and with Dannon’s release of their Oikos Triple Zero yogurt, they are engaging more men than ever before due to the packaging and protein callout on the label. While grabbing a cup of yogurt is definitely healthy, many people are looking for something with a little higher protein content. While Dannon Oikos Triple Zero is around 15g and is good for many, some people simply want more protein. Simple fix is to add protein powder. If you’d like to save money you can purchase a large container of plain Greek yogurt and add your favorite protein powder to it. If you’re in the mood for chocolate, you can simply add chocolate protein powder. Maybe in the mood for something fruity? Add a strawberry flavored powder or whichever flavor you prefer. Doing this not only saves money and increases your protein intake, but it also limits the amount of sugars you’re taking in by not going with a yogurt that has fruit in them or artificial flavors. Pudding/Fruit Dip For those of you who have been in the industry for some time know about “sludge”. It’s where you mix protein powder with small amounts of water in order to form a “paste-like” consistency similar to that of pudding. This comes down to trial and error with how much water you add based off of your personal preferences. The flavor you choose is also personal preference. Many enjoy flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and banana. Those who are using this mixture as protein pudding might even want to include Fat Free Cool Whip on top for added flavor and texture. This makes for an amazing dessert and treat packed with quality protein. You could also make a peanut butter flavor by adding a powdered peanut butter to vanilla protein powder or by adding it to chocolate protein powder to make a chocolate peanut butter mixture. You can then take the pudding mixture created to suit your tastes and dip your favorite fruit into as a tasty and healthy treat in the form of a dip. This opens up many possibilities in terms of getting more protein in your diet all while snacking on what seems like items you once considered “off-limits”. Ice Cream Looking for a cold treat on a hot summer night? Or maybe you’re just craving ice cream? You have three choices: fight the urge and not eat anything, get a bowl of real ice cream, or make your own healthy ice cream substitute. You can make healthy ice cream with two simple ingredients. Take a large container of Greet yogurt (which if you are using the above option, you already have sitting in your fridge) and dump it into a large square container (preferably something like Tupperware). Mix in some of your favorite protein powder (whatever flavor you are in the mood for) and stir it up, mixing it all together. Once everything is mixed throw it in the freezer for an hour. After an hour pull it out of the freezer and churn it. Try to break up any protein clumps you find. Then, throw it back in the freezer for an additional thirty minutes. Check the consistency of your ice cream after the thirty minutes and see how it’s looking. If you find it’s not quite to your liking, then simply churn the mixture again and put it back in the freezer. Repeat that process until your healthy protein ice cream is the consistency you desire. This healthy ice cream can be any flavor you desire. Unlike many of the options found in this article, this protein ice cream can be “unique”. Want a chocolate mint flavored ice cream? Go purchase that flavor protein powder. Maybe you’re in the mood for coffee flavored ice cream? Grab that flavor of protein powder. The sky is the limit with flavors you can turn into a delicious protein ice cream. Pancakes Protein pancakes are nothing new, really. But it’s something that I think many forget about. Sure you have brands who have their own protein pancake mix, but you can just as easily add protein powder to your favorite pancake batter (or make it from scratch). Who doesn’t love nice fluffy pancakes with a side of coffee (such as the protein coffee mentioned in this article) for breakfast? Heck, you can even combine the pancakes and coffee with some of the oatmeal mentioned earlier in this article or what is going to be covered following this option. But make sure you don’t use a ton of powder as if you have half of your batter being protein powder the outcome will be dry and rubbery pancakes. Cereal If you were to take your favorite cereal (such as Lucky Charms, or a healthier Kashi option), pour it into a bowl and add milk you are left with mostly the carbohydrates and sugars from the cereal (or minimal protein if you have the Kashi cereal that contains protein). In order to increase your protein intake, you could simply dump some vanilla protein powder into the bowl and mix it up. When all of your cereal is gone, you can drink the milk which more than likely is hiding all of the protein powder you dumped into the bowl. If you were eating a chocolaty cereal, you can add in chocolate protein powder rather than vanilla and make it extra chocolaty. Fruity Pebbles? Maybe you can add a strawberry flavored protein powder? You just need to think outside of the box with some of the more unique cereals. But for the most part vanilla or chocolate protein powder should suit your needs just fine. Baked goods Protein powders really aren’t fans of heat. For that reason, try and add protein powder into your baked goods that call for a temperature around 325 degrees or less. Also, make sure you don’t use a ton of protein powder in the recipe. For example, if you have half of your batter being comprised of protein powder you will end up with some dry and rubbery baked goods—forcing you to find the nearest trash can to dispose of the disaster. The same thing could happen with the pancakes mentioned earlier. So use it sparingly rather than trying to make each serving of baked good equaling 20+ grams of protein. Remember, you’re using this to add protein to a product, not necessarily making the protein content the main focus.
  11. Are Anabolic Steroids Truly Anti Aging? This is a great article I just found. As many of you know I live by the blast and cruise with steroids and been doing it this way for years with amazing progress...One thing about using gear this way is your constantly losing bf and adding lean muscle...So as you get older and you have a great bodybuilder type body, your body wont be looking your age. I'm 51 but because of my body looking the way it is, I look like Im in my 30's...At least my body does, but with alittle just for men hair color and some botox once every 3 months to get rid of facial wrinkles, I look about 10 years younger then I really am. As long as steroids dont cause any bad medical problems for me, then I am on them for life. The article below not only shows how steroids can help you look and feel younger but also help prevent aging diseases. by Josh Hodnik Aging is a process that is unavoidable, and people have been searching for that elixir or fountain of youth since the beginning of time. Let’s face it, people don’t like getting old. Rarely do you see anyone that truly embraces the aging process. The ongoing joke around my house is that no matter how old I get, my wife will always be 29. I get it, people want to look and feel young. Inspired by the increasing demand to look andf feel younger, anti-aging clinics have become very common throughout the country. These clinics often focus on hormone replacement, while prescribing testosterone to many opf their clients. The testosterone will generally lead to a leaner and more muscular appearance, which is an indicator of youth. It now appears that testosterone and other anabolic steroids may have a much greater impact on slowing or reversing the aging process than simply increasing muscle. One of the processes with aging is progressive shortening of telomeres, DNA-protecting structures at the ends of chromosomes. Telomeres are naturally lost during cell division. Over time, after we’ve lost too many telomeres, our cells lose their ability to divide into new cells. Without new cells, body tissue can’t be rebuilt, and we age. The theory is that humans are extremely efficient machines throughout their reproductive years, but afterward, because their evolutionary purpose has been accomplished, they begin to breakdown or age. Scientists believe this breakdown is triggered by a loss in hormones. The obvious solution would be to replace the missing hormones. We know that hormone replacement helps to correct low libido and vitality to a variety og age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s, osteoperosis, arthriris, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. There is another characteristic of hormone replacement, testosterone replacement in particular, that makes it truly anti-aging. Some peopl’e telomeres become shorter at a faster rate because of a hereditary genetic defect. One symptom of this defect is anaemia. The cells in the bone marrow are unable to manufacture enough blood cells because the cells age too quickly. Some doctors prescribed anabolic steroids to combat this type of anaemia. Rsearchers wondered whether the anabolic steroids had asn effect on the length of the telomeres, slowing the aging process of the cells. Researchers used two dozen patients for an experiment. All o fthem had telomeres that decreased in legth faster than normal as a result of a genetic defect, and were unable to produce enough blood cells. The test subjects were given two doses a day of 400mg of the steroid danazol. In the two years that the subjects were given the anabolic steroid, the length of their telomeres increased. A year after the administration stopped the effect had mostly disappeared. Anabolic steroids may increase life expectancy because they delay aging. Because the effects of nandrolone are less severe on the liver than those of danazol, it’s currently being tested to increase telomere length. Anti-aging doctors are confident that the progress being made with hormones could in fact result in a lifespan of 120 years one day. Thanks to the wonders of steroids, all those extra years wont be spent in a wheelchair or nursing home.
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