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Does natural testosterone enhancers or booster have any close or long term side effects? I mean the one's for bodybuilding?

Does natural testosterone enhancers or booster have any close or long term side effects? I mean the one's for bodybuilding?

Save your money: No such thing as "natural" testosterone enhancers or boosters. Manufacturers of dietary supplements are allowed to make any claim to sell their product w/o demonstrating proof of safety or effectiveness. There are no studies demonstrating benefit from any "natural" supplement that enhances or boosts testosterone. It's all marketing hype so save your money. Focus on nutrition & exercise not t level. ...Read more

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This is an exercise program focusing on strength training via use of resistance. The weights used can be barbells, dumb bells, track machines with ...Read more


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Serequel 50 mg (anti psychotic) increase proctalin levels, does that mean it decreases testosterone significantly? I ask from bodybuilding perspective

Serequel 50 mg (anti psychotic) increase proctalin levels, does that mean it decreases testosterone significantly? I ask from bodybuilding perspective

Usually not: Also you might not necessarily have a change in prolactin level on that dose. Diphenhydramine, which you list as a medication you take, can raise your body temperature and may not be safe to take when doing strenuous exercise. It can also impair your attention and cause psychosis. ...Read more

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In a weight training program, what does high volume / low volume mean?

In a weight training program, what does high volume / low volume mean?

Volume = sets/reps: When talking about workout programs, the word "set" refers to the number of times a particular exercise is performed in a workout session; "reps" or "repetitions" refers to the number of times a lift is performed in a give "set".......For example, "2 sets of 10 reps" means that a bench press, for example, was performed two different times and each time, you bench pressed the weight for 10 reps. ...Read more

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Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health. I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln

Low absolute eosinophils count. What does this mean? I am a 37 year-old female in excellent overall health. I am 5' 4", 121 pounds, and I am an avid exerciser (cardio and weight training 6 days per week). My recent laboratory results (blueprint for welln

Probably normal: Low eosinophils are often normal. It is impossible to say in an individual case like yours without a full history.
Alcohol intoxication and over production of certain steroids in the body (such as cortisol) like from working out are causes. If you are a health regular exerciser your doctor would probably not mention it. ...Read more

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Is bodybuilding healthy?

Is bodybuilding healthy?

Keep it natural.: Weight training and cardiovascular exercise are parts of a long term strategy for a healthy lifestyle. That being said, the bodybuilding world is generally filled with use of performance enhancing drugs which should be avoided. Those are not healthy. ...Read more

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What is a good bodybuilding diet?

What is a good bodybuilding diet?

Diet: Talked to a trained dietician.
Athletes have different way of eating depending if they are trainning, competting, and depending the sport you do.
Professional athletes tend to ingest more calories per day due to the intense training and metabolism. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

Are there any OTC bodybuilding pills?

No!: It takes dedication & time & hard work, proper diet, adequate protein intake.
Also it is good 2 have a coach trained in body building. ...Read more

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What foods for bodybuilding actually work?

What foods for bodybuilding actually work?

Protein!: Protein, coupled with lots of water, fruits/vegetables are key to your physique. Eat several meals a day as well, not just bfast, lunch and dinner and don't skip meals. Also, eat something or do a power bar/drink right before exercise. ...Read more

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What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

What does be good bodybuilding diet for me?

Eat Protein: Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential.
Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. ...Read more

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At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

At an age of 42, can I practise bodybuilding?

Go for it: Whether you want to compete, or just have fun, feel good and look great, it may be a great new way of life for you. Ten years from now, you could be Photo Guy. I do urge you to opt for natural bodybuilding -- it's safe, healthy, wholesome, and most women prefer a naturally-fit man. ...Read more

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Please describe a good, cheap bodybuilding diet?

Please describe a good, cheap bodybuilding diet?

Eat Protein: Eat a healthy diet and add protein to maximize muscle growth potential.
Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. ...Read more

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Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Which bodybuilding exercises should beginners do?

Build a great base: Bodybuilding can be a fun pursuit, and lean body mass is an important feature of optimal health. Your first "lifts" can exclude any plates, dumbells or machines. Build a strong base by establishing core strength and breathing technique. Planks, birddogs, wall squats, split squats, push ups, crunches and leglifts are just a few. Core strength will support proper technique and great results. ...Read more

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Is there an ultimate diet for female bodybuilding?

Is there an ultimate diet for female bodybuilding?

High protein plus: You need to calculate your baseline needs based on height, weight, etc. And calculate how many additional calories you are burning with your training. You still need to maintain balance with carbs and some fat for your brain & internal organs. ...Read more

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Tips for someone who wants to get into bodybuilding?

Be sure: To start with someone who is in the profession whether it be a personal trainer or bodybuilder. This will ensure you are performing your exercises with proper technique and hopefully decrease the chance of injury. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Please recommend the best healthy bodybuilding foods?

Please recommend the best healthy bodybuilding foods?

Lean protein: In whatever form you like -- lean cuts of beef, chicken, fish, egg white, tofu. You'll get the 1 gram / day / pound that you weigh that's sufficient for even the most ambitious person putting on muscle, without the extra carb / fat calories to rob you of definition. ...Read more

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What is some good advice for bodybuilding and losing fat?

What is some good advice for bodybuilding and losing fat?

Fat loss: The best way to lose fat is to decrease your carbohydrate consumption and eat more fat. I encourage you to read the book "why we get fat" by gary taubes and read peter attia's blog eatingacademy. Com. ...Read more

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Does bodybuilding eventually start to affect your eyesight?

Does bodybuilding eventually start to affect your eyesight?

No: You're 35. You'll probably get presybopia around this time in any case. I'm glad you're doing fitness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the best pre workouts before bodybuilding workouts.

Aerobic excercise: Streches and aerobic excercise like jogging for 15 to 30minues will help lossen your muscles and decrease risk of muscle injury. ...Read more

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How much does it take to gain weight for bodybuilding at 165cm?

How much does it take to gain weight for bodybuilding at 165cm?

Depends: This entirely depends on your goals. If you are trying to build enormous size then you will have a goal of more weight gain than someone who is just trying to stay toned. 5 - 15 pounds of added muscle weight would be a reasonable goal. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the quick, easy to prepare foods for bodybuilding?

Can you please discuss the quick, easy to prepare foods for bodybuilding?

Lean proteins: If you want to build muscle, you need protein to supply the body as it repairs after lifting sessions. Lean meats such as chicken, turkey, eggs, sirloin, and fish are good choices. Good carbs like sweet potatoes or berries will also help restore glycogen stores post workout. You can supplement with whey protein as well for convenience, but always try to eat real food. ...Read more

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I want to know what is the difference between looking in shape and bodybuilding?

Pretty close: Both refer to acheiving a specific look, but are not exactly the same as being fit or strong. Bodybuilders lift weights and eat in a specific way to achieve muscle mass with minimal body fat percentage (often 5% or less) to enhance the definition of their muscles. Looking in shape is a less specific description ot this type of training. Focus on being strong and fit more than a specific look. ...Read more

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I'm working out cardio and bodybuilding but I still get wight and I wanna loose it?

I'm working out cardio and bodybuilding but I still get wight and I wanna loose it?

Caloric restriction: If you want to lose weight, you need to reduce you intake of food, easier said than done.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Should liquor be avoided completely in bodybuilding or can we have it once in a month?

Body Building: Many body builders drink socially on weekends but not to excess and only on limited days. Best. ...Read more

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Can bodybuilding stop my height from increasing? I'm a male. ...Age: 16yrs. ...Height 5.9?

Can bodybuilding stop my height from increasing? I'm a male. ...Age: 16yrs. ...Height 5.9?

No but: Ur growth lines r mde open as u

approach skeletal skeleta maturity and r verysuceptsusceptible (can't separate the words) 2 injury as aversion @ muscle attachments & these r commen in ur age group. U must b careful with heavy weights. This will not stunt ur growth but can lead to serious deformities and premature growth line closure. ...Read more

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Please advise what is the difference between aesthetics bodybuilding and normal bodybuilding?

Please advise what is the difference between aesthetics bodybuilding and normal bodybuilding?

This isn't science: "aesthetics bodybuilding" is a term used by certain bodybuilding promoters who would like to sell you programs that focus on supposedly-pleasing shapes rather than just mass. I suggest you ignore these people, lift maximum weight 10 reps 3x/workout 3x/week, eat plenty of protein and focus the rest fruits ; vegetables, stay aerobically fit, avoid steroids ; see how your body turns out. ...Read more