Science of Ergogenic Substances Over Sports Performance

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Science of Ergogenic Substances Over Sports Performance

Growth hormone-releasing peptides

Growth hormone-releasing peptides (GHRPs) are synthetic, non-natural peptides endowed with potent stimulatory effects on somatotrope secretion in animals and humans. T hey have no structural homology with GHRH and act via specific receptors present either at the pituitary or the hypothalamic level both in animals [...]

By | April 9th, 2018|

Acetyl-L-carnitine rejuvenates old muscles

Older muscles function and perform less well than young muscles, and that is partly because older muscles convert nutrients into energy less effectively. In older muscle cells the mitochondria, the power plants of the cell, work less well. According to an animal study, that Italian [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|

GSK2881078 – SARM star rising

SARMs are the successors of the good, old anabolic steroids. A number of these, such as RAD140 and LGD4033, have already become established in pharmacological bodybuilding. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) researchers are researching another SARM, about which they release remarkably little. But what we have learned about [...]

By | February 2nd, 2018|

On a diet? Capsaicin keeps your testosterone level up

A low-calorie diet drives testosterone production down, a real nuisance for natural athletes who not only want to decimate their fat reserves but also maintain their lean body mass. Supplementing with capsaicin – and perhaps analogues too – may offer hope, according to a Turkish [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|

Chin-Shin Oolong Tea contains growth hormone booster

According to biotechnologists at National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan, Ching-Shin Oolong tea contains phenols that boost the secretion of growth hormone. In-vitro and animal studies have shown that these compounds activate the receptor for the hunger hormone ghrelin. Chin-Shin Oolong Tea Chin-Shin Oolong Tea [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|

Why it’s worth combining IGF-1 and GH

It would of course be expensive, but in theory there's a lot to be said for combining growth hormone and IGF-1, writes the Dutch endocrinologist Joop Janssen in an article in Reviews in Endocrine Metabolic Disorders. The article is worth looking at if you're a [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|