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  1. 2 points

    Critique my body

    Ki Ora New Zealand! I just moved here from the U.K and love it! My goal is to compete in the heavy weight division so if you have competed, can you give me a critique please. I'm open to criticism 😁 Chur haha
  2. 2 points

    To cycle or not to?

    Nice, as somebody in the nutrition field, who has studied this extensively, I can say that Daz is right on the money. There are more nutrients in whole grains (i.e. magnesium, calcium, copper, B vitamins, zinc, etc), however because of the high anti-nutrient content (phytates and lectins for example), poor absorption of nutrients in whole grains, and the poorer digestion in general (compared to refined grains), modern research is suggesting that there is a net-loss in nutrition, especially in mineral status. Refined grains such as white flour, white rice, etc, are neutral, and thus not harmful, especially when balanced with other macro nutrients to slow the spike in blood sugar. The best carbs to consume are well-cooked tubers/potatoes and soft easily digestible fruits. Not only are they nutritionally superior, but they are more easy to digest and don't contain anti-nutrients like whole grains do. And if you are going to eat grains, do like the Asians do and consume them refined. Not all refined foods are bad, and in many ways improve health. Slowly, there is a body of scientific literature suggesting that we should be consuming foods that are easy on digestion, foods that do not result in gas and bloating. Eating starchy foods that have not been processed or cooked enough, results in less cellulose or amylopectin breakdown, and makes it harder for our digestive systems to process and extract the nutrients. In addition, this decreases intestinal transit time, allowing food to sit in our small intestine for longer than desirable, which research shows can result in the inappropriate persorption of allergenic proteins as well as increase the proliferation of lipoploysaccharides in the bloodstream by the excess production of endotoxin from bacteria. The goal then, should be to consume a diet that is easily digestible, and that results in BMs that are frequent and pleasant. Fully cooking food will help this process along. It is no surprise that many anthropologists believe that cooking made us human. The advent of cooking corresponds the the increase in brain size and development as a species.
  3. 1 point
    You need to understand each muscle you are trying to hit. Don’t just pick say 4 random exercises for your back or chest and do them cause you think they’re good. for example - when I am training my chest I’ll start with movements focussing on the top part of my chest and work down. Same goes for back, I might start with my Lats and slowly work into my middle traps etc. if you want a program email me jordan@jordanearlfitness.com but otherwise use this info to improve on what you’re alrwady doing.
  4. 1 point
    Not trying to beer rude but I'm asking him not you. He's told me to add exercises and do less sets so I'm just asking him what he recommends because he has a wealth of knowledge. I'll prefer him making the decision to pay or not pay for his help. Not you
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    Steroid and Blood tests

    Because the powders are all different. Each powder has different properties, those being - colour, texture, hardness, odour, melting point and so on. 1g of test e for example is exactly that, 1000mg of test e. The raw powder isn’t going to be mixed with anything when it’s produced to make it go further that is done at the point of adding the solvents and carrier oil and is simply deciding the concentration or dose.
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    DHEA in pct ?

    The studies Ive seen, DHEA will have next to no impact on the hPTA. If you enjoy the feelz it can give, Id go for it. A growing trend now is to use clomid or torem on-cycle to minimise suppression, and it seems to work (depending on the AAS compound/s being used). If clomid can still be beneficially effective when used with AAS, it sure as hell will still work how you want when used with something tame like DHEA. Ive found DHEA is most effective as either a TD or sublingual.