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Ginsenoside Rg1, a natural anabolic from the ginseng plant


Ginsenoside Rg1, probably the primary active substance in Chinese and Korean ginseng, has an anabolic effect. If you give the substance to mice, their muscles will become more compact and stronger.

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Can a few hundred mils of caffeine boost the anabolic effect of oxandrolone?

Can a few hundred mils of caffeine boost the anabolic effect of oxandrolone?

Can a few hundred mils of caffeine boost the anabolic effect of oxandrolone?
Can a few hundred mils of caffeine boost the anabolic effect of oxandrolone?


Imagine: you're a careful user of anabolic steroids. You occasionally take a course of oxandrolone only, and that's all you want. If this is your way of doing things, then Portuguese doping researchers may have discovered something that'll interest you

Phyllanthus amarus prevents hangover


A modest dose of an extract of Phyllanthus amarus prevents the hangover after a substantial intake of ethanol. Human study.

Don't feel like training? Caffeine makes exercise more enjoyable
Don't feel like training? Caffeine makes exercise more enjoyable


Psychologists at Leeds Metropolitan University discovered that caffeine makes physical exertion more pleasurable.

Which exercise is better? The conventional deadlift or the Romanian deadlift?


An American EMG study.

Pullovers: bad exercise for the pecs, but good for the triceps
Pullovers: bad exercise for the pecs, but good for the triceps


Brazilian researchers at the Federal University of Lavras came to this conclusion after comparing the bench-press with the pullover.

The more soda you drink, the bigger your chance of cancer


French epidemiologists, affiliated with the Sorbonne discovered this. Their study, involving more than one hundred thousand French internet users, appeared in BMJ.

Sleeping with lights on increases the risk of prostate cancer

Sleeping with lights on increases the risk of prostate cancer
Sleeping with lights on increases the risk of prostate cancer


Spanish researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health report this in Environmental Health Perspectives.

One cup of green tea burns five grams of fat


If the calculations that Dutch scientists made are correct, you burn more than 5 grams of fat extra for every cup of green tea you drink.

Using whey during strength training helps tendons grow stronger
Gelidium elegans, the slimming algae


When obese people ingest 3 pills with an extract of alga Gelidium elegans every day, they slowly lose body fat - without having to change their way of life.

Hormonal recovery after anabolic steroid cycle lasts longer than 4 months



Using whey during strength training helps tendons grow stronger


If you're interested in strengthening your knee ligaments - or patellar tendons as your physiotherapist would call them - then you'll probably be interested in this study as well.

Using knee wraps for squats increases wear and tear in your knee joint


Knee wraps may help you to use heavier weights for squats and leg presses in the gym, but regular use might not be such a good idea.

Is Quorn a better muscle builder than milk protein?


At least, that's what researchers at the University of Exeter in England claim.

Time-restricted feeding without positive or negative effects in female strength athletes


If men who have been training for some time with weights also do time-restricted feeding, they lose body fat but do not sacrifice muscle mass. The benefits of time-restricted feeding are less evident among female strength athletes.

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