10 Training Tips for Fast Weight Gain

Being underweight is just as unhealthy as being overweight is, both have their own set of health hurdles. There are certain health risks associated with being underweight, such as impairment of immune function, osteoporosis, fractures, fertility problems, sarcopenia (age-related muscle wasting and greater risk of dementia, but don’t you worry. Here you’ll find out a […]

How to time your carbs to stay in ketosis?

When you enter ketosis, your body will start using ketones instead of glucose as its main source of fuel to power through your workouts. So why do you even need carbs? The main reason is fibre. Your body craves and needs fibre. It is amazing for your body because it promotes a feeling of fullness. […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- What is Insulin

Insulin Produced by: Beta cells of the pancreas. Function: Insulin is a peptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, skeletal muscle and fat tissue to absorb glucose from the blood. Insulin also stops the use of fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- Thyroid Hormone

Thyroid hormone Produced by: Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is synthesised and secreted by thyrotrope cells in the anterior pituitary gland. Thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3) are produced in the thyroid gland. Function: TSH is a hormone that regulates the systemic function of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is responsible for the production of the […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- What is IGF-1 (IGF 1)?

Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) Produced by: The liver Function: IGF 1 promotes systemic (system wide) growth and has growth stimulating effects on almost every cell in the body. Especially cartilage, bone, liver, skeletal muscle, kidneys, nerves, skin, and lungs. IGF-1 plays an critical part in childhood growth and continues to have anabolic effects for an […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- What is Growth Hormone?

Growth Hormone Produced by: Synthesised, stored and secreted by somatotropic cells within the anterior pituitary gland in the brain. Function: Also known as somatotropin or somatropin the predominant role of GH is to stimulate cell growth, regeneration and reproduction. Growth hormone like most other protein hormones, acts by interacting with a specific receptor on the […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- What is Testosterone?

Testosterone Produced by: Predominately secreted by the testes, with a very small amount secreted by the adrenal gland. Function: Testosterone is the most significant anabolic hormone produced by the human body. Testosterone is fundamentally responsible for the development of male sexual characteristics in males. It also plays a dominant role in the growth of lean […]

United Tutorial- Local Bitcoins with Photos

Hey guys, I put this little high level tutorial together to help anyone out that wants to use bitcoins for transactions. I chose localbitcoins because I believe its the easiest and most straight forward method, not to mention it offers several different payment methods to purchase bitcoins. #1: go to localbitcoins.com and click “sign up […]

Purchasing and Selling Bitcoins with LocalBitcoins

We have had a few people ask about how to purchase or sell their bitcoins using methods such as Moneygram. Your first step is to go to localbitcoins @ https://localbitcoins.com. Here you need to verify your email, verify your identity and sms. LocalBitcoins works as an escrow service between buyer and seller. The best sellers […]

Bodybuilding Hormones 101- The Complete Guide To Muscle Growth

Hormones are our couriers that prompt specific regulatory responses of certain cells or organs. They are crucial in every single biological activity in the human body. For bodybuilders they are vital for the growth and development of lean muscle mass. They also influence sleep, metabolism, tissue function, behavior and mood. Anabolic hormones are the most […]