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Hyaluronic Acid: The True Muscle Generator

By Nick Trigili Generation Iron Perhaps you’ve heard of hyaluronic acid from your plastic surgeon. It’s been used for years as a lip filler for those who want it. It’s a naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan found in epithelial, connective, and brain tissues. Hyaluronic acid, as a glycosaminoglycan, is metabolized into small oligosaccharides or small sugars. These have angiogenic …
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Tip: The Truth About SARMs

What’s the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here. by Christian Thibaudeau T-Nation SARM stands for “selective androgen receptor modulator.” They target the same receptors as steroids (androgen receptors), which allows them to have the same effect on protein synthesis as steroids. But the fact that they’re selective …
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Methoxyisoflavone And Ipriflavone Are Aromatase Inhibitors

Some supplements that should raise testosterone levels contain the synthetic isoflavones methoxyisoflavone and ipriflavone. Those products might work, suggests an in vitro study that Italian doping hunters, associated with the Federazione Medico Sportiva Italiana, published in Drug Testing & Analysis. According to the Italians, both methoxyisoflavone and ipriflavone inhibit aromatase, the enzyme that converts testosterone …