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Myostatin – The Secret To Brutal Growth? Can I shut down my myostatin?

Myostatin is a villain protein acting as a hypertrophy break inhibiting the growth of the muscle cell. Some studies show that blocking myostatin keeps the body in a ”fat-burning-mode” too. This leaves muscle lovers only one option – to demonize myostatin and seek ways to destroy it. On paper, the removal of myostatin would be a […]

Can Strength Training Replace The Use Of Steroids In Sports?

Reading the crazy ideas pushed by fitness experts can be an amusing experience. In one of his articles on S-Nation, the godfather of low bar squats, Mark Rippetoe, expressed his strong belief that strength training can stop the use of steroids in sports. He wrote: “Athletes take steroids to get stronger. That’s the only reason […]