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    My Journey In And Out Of Andropause!

    By: Mike Mahler

    Back in 2000 I experienced many of the signs and symptoms of andropause, i.e., my sex drive was low; my mood was poor; my zeal for life was so non-existent ... Learn more.

    Date Added: Sep 9, 2010

  • Ric's Corner: Tip Of The Week: DHEA.

    By: Ric Drasin

    Wildly popular when first released likely due to a rash of purported claims by manufacturers and retailers, this hormonal precursor has recently fell out of the mainstream spotlight, yet remains controversial. Ric's suggestion: it still works. Add it to your arsenal for a range of benefits from maintaining mass to cutting body fat.

    Date Added: Aug 2, 2011

  • 6 Easy Steps To Ensuring That A Key Hormone Keeps You Lean, Not Fat

    By: Shannon Clark

    Any shape-up plan that produces consistent results requires the body to respond to the hormone insulin. Learn how to connect the dots!

    Date Added: Jul 15, 2011

  • Control Your Cortisol: A Leading Muscle-Science Expert’s How-To Guide

    By: Pauline Nordin

    Everything you need to know about the evil catabolic hormone!

    Date Added: Jun 27, 2011

  • Breaking The Myth - Women Who Lift Heavy Will Look Like Men!

    By: Rosie Chee

    This article will discuss and compare the physiology, the hormonal adaptations to resistance training, and the role of diet in gaining muscle, in both males and females.

    Date Added: Oct 9, 2009

  • A Mind-Body Transformation: Understanding Hormones Sets Up Success!

    By: Danijela Crevar

    We all know that healthy eating and exercise are important for the way we feel and look. But, did you know that our hormones also play an absolutely fundamental role in about every aspect of our life. Learn more.

    Date Added: Feb 26, 2009

  • Hormonal Timing Program: Women's Fitness Evolved!

    By: BuffMother

    I had just given birth to twins by C-section... My body was stretched out, fat, and disgusting! The following program is designed specifically for women who are fighting the hormone battle while trying to get fit! Take control now, right here!

    Date Added: Apr 30, 2008

  • Balancing Act: Stay Strong And Lean By Maintaining Optimal Hormonal Balance.


    As our senses delicately interact and respond to our external environment, our endocrine and nervous systems are constantly at work... Learn more about how the body functions with regard to hormones right here.

    Date Added: Oct 16, 2007

  • Muscle Nerd Video Teacher - How Does Fat Affect Testosterone?

    By: Jeff Anderson

    The Muscle Nerd is here for you in your battle to lose fat and gain muscle. Listen in and watch right here... Some details cover how protein and good fats help keep testosterone levels up.

    Date Added: Aug 17, 2006

  • Nitrogen Balance, Hormone Manipulation And Recovery: Critical Factors In Bodybuilding!

    By: Jim Brewster

    This article will be different than many training articles you see in the magazines and on the internet. Today I'll cover aspects like hormone manipulation, the importance of a positive nitrogen balance, and proper recovery. Get this and more!

    Date Added: Aug 10, 2006

  • Weight Training And Hormones - The Amazing Connection!

    By: Dave Draper

    Hormones are a busy bunch. From testosterone to cortisol there is a constant battle going on which should, at the very least, be understandable to the average person. Here is some information about hormones for you the average reader.

    Date Added: Aug 17, 2005

  • Are There Hormones In Your Whey?

    By: Will Brink

    Are there hormones in your whey? Learn the truth in an exclusive article from bodybuilding guru, Will Brink...

    Date Added: Oct 26, 2004

  • Priming The Anabolic Environment.

    By: David Robson

    Creating the ideal physique can be an exceedingly frustrating practice for many, as a wide range of factors need to be in place to ensure an optimal environment conducive to muscle growth, such as stress, pollutants, and rest...

    Date Added: Sep 7, 2004

  • Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 1.

    By: John Berardi

    After all, it seems to me that most exercise and nutrition questions, especially those related to our physiological responses to certain manipulations, are quite complex. Let me explain...

    Date Added: Sep 6, 2004

  • Hormonal Manipulation Through Macronutrient Intake!

    By: Hugo Rivera

    In order to achieve large gains in muscle mass along with significant body fat decreases, many hormonal events need to occur in the body. These events are affected to a large extent by the quality, timing, amount and ratio of the macronutrients consumed..

    Date Added: Jun 1, 2004

  • Multiple Pathways To Muscle Growth!

    By: Virtual Muscle

    So, in the interest of big picture understanding, let’s take a deep breath, step back and review some of the major physiological pathways that can produce muscle growth.

    Date Added: Feb 27, 2004

  • It's In Your Blood!

    By: Will Brink

    This article is designed to be a down and dirty primer and introduction to understanding the value of regular blood work with some strategies and pointers for optimizing hormones and other things that negatively or positively impact your health and ability to add lean body mass and minimize bodyfat levels.

    Date Added: Dec 10, 2003

  • All About Ghrelin!

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    For decades scientists and metabolism experts around the world have been singing he same tune. Weight loss comes down to calories. Recent research has uncovered a hormone that has gone un noticed until now. Find out what Ghrelin is and why there is so much hype about it!

    Date Added: Oct 14, 2003

  • The Facts and Myths About: DHT!

    By: Reform Mag

    DHT is one of those good guy/bad guy hormones that is sorely misunderstood. For many people, it is NOT something that you want to reduce or eliminate in the body. For some others though, keeping DHT levels under control is probably a prudent course of action. Knowing the facts about DHT will help you decide. Written by Patrick Arnold.

    Date Added: Sep 16, 2003

  • Bodybuilding for Babyboomers - Cortisol Confusion.

    By: Babyboomers

    Are you over 40, exercising, eating properly and still too fat in the middle? You may be suffering from too much cortisol! Learn why!

    Date Added: Aug 4, 2003

  • All About Cortisol!

    By: Shane Giese

    Find out what cortisol is, what you need to know about it, if you need it and anything you ever needed to know about it!

    Date Added: Jul 19, 2003

  • All About Estrogen!

    By: Planet Muscle

    Testosterone's little sister (estrogen) is more important than most scientists have thought in the intense search of ultimate muscularity, good health and energy, all in our wonderful complex system of hormone interconnections. Learn why!

    Date Added: May 14, 2003

  • Manipulating Hormone Release Naturally With Resistance Training!

    By: ISSA

    Only resistance training that is high in intensity, utilizing 8-10 repetitions, heavy resistance and a maximum of one minute rest between sets will maximize serum testosterone and growth hormone levels, thus allowing for successful recovery, adaptation, and muscular growth.

    Date Added: Apr 29, 2003

  • Manipulating Your Hormones.

    By: Intensity Magazine

    Manipulating your hormones will help take advantage and ensure successful adaption, training, health and performance.

    Date Added: Mar 13, 2003

  • Glutamine & The Ultimate Delivery System.

    By: IDS Sports

    Glutamine has been touted as the best of the best of the amino acids. It is the most abundant amino in the body and has great bodybuilding potential. Find out why along with what the ultimate delivery system is!

    Date Added: Feb 19, 2003

  • Prohormones and Target Hormones

    By: Big Cat

    This is a piece I have sat down to write to allow people to understand the concept of prohormones better. The actions of prohormones are not limited to, but largely based on the fact that they convert to another hormonal substance, often an illegal compound in pure form, via natural enzymes.

    Date Added: Oct 25, 2002

  • The Big T

    By: Planet Muscle

    The connection between the testes and vigor has been known since the first written medical texts.

    Date Added: Sep 17, 2002

  • The Blood Sugar Hormones

    By: Derek Charlebois

    Hormones are very important in building muscle. Understanding them can give you a boost in your endeavor to better your body. In this article, I will outline two major hormones that play a role in bodybuilding.

    Date Added: May 7, 2002