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Can bodybuilding increase testosterone?

Can Bodybuilding Increase Testosterone?

Can bodybuilding increase testosterone? The answer probably seems obvious to you, exercise increases testosterone, so does having low body fat, and don’t bodybuilders use steroids to increase it further? But actually, many long term bodybuilders struggle with testosterone production for years. Natural bodybuilding can increase testosterone production. Pro bodybuilders, who use anabolic steroids to artificially […]

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Biggest Dieting Mistake

The Biggest Dieting Mistake People Make

This podcast was recorded in October, but due to severe procrastination I have only just got around to publishing it. In fact, I have a backlog of SIX podcasts that still need to be uploaded. I guess it’s just a lot more enjoyable to drink beer and moan about the world than it is to […]

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Will Bodybuilding Affect Fertility?

Will Bodybuilding Affect Fertility? The Truth

Bodybuilding has many positives, it can improve your health and fitness in a variety of ways. But there is also a chance that it can harm your health, particularly if you begin to use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). In this article, I will look at answering the question “Will bodybuilding affect fertility?”. Natural bodybuilding performed correctly […]

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Can You Take Bodybuilding Supplements on a Plane?

Can You Take Bodybuilding Supplements on a Plane?

I always remember reading an article in 2007 about Sylvester Stallone being caught bringing Human Growth Hormone (HGH) into Australia. At the time I marvelled at the absolute balls of the guy. Now I believe that he didn’t even think about it. But what does the law say? Can You Take Bodybuilding Supplements on a […]

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Can You Mix Bodybuilding With Powerlifting?

Can You Mix Bodybuilding With Powerlifting?

Bodybuilding has been popular for decades, but now powerlifting is beginning to rival it. Both require a lot of discipline, hard work, and consistency. But can you mix bodybuilding with powerlifting? Let’s find out. Bodybuilding and powerlifting can be combined, but not at the same time. You couldn’t follow a bodybuilding and powerlifting program concurrently. […]

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Can You Mix Bodybuilding With CrossFit?

Can You Mix Bodybuilding With CrossFit?

Bodybuilding and CrossFit are both forms of training that attract similar personalities. Almost cult-like, and with a huge emphasis on community. Both are often misunderstood by the general public, and even by each other. But can you mix bodybuilding with CrossFit? Would that give you the best of both worlds? Let’s find out. While it […]

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Can Bodybuilding Cause Low Testosterone?

Can Bodybuilding Cause Low Testosterone?

While the primary aim for bodybuilders is to create a massive and aesthetic physique, this is achieved by increasing testosterone levels as much as possible. But can bodybuilding cause low testosterone? I decided to find out. Drug-free bodybuilding is unlikely to lead to low testosterone unless the bodybuilder is overtraining. Bodybuilders who use anabolic steroids […]

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Will Bodybuilding Cause Hair Loss

Will Bodybuilding Cause Hair Loss? Let’s Find Out

Bodybuilders have to put up with having a lot of mud thrown at them when people discuss side effects. Sadly, some of that mud sticks. But there are many examples of myths surrounding bodybuilding that are not true. In this article, I will attempt to answer the question “Will Bodybuilding Cause Hair Loss?”. Bodybuilding itself […]

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Will bodybuilding cause acne

Will Bodybuilding Cause Acne? Your Questions Answered

Most people get into bodybuilding to improve their appearance, so the idea that bodybuilding could lead to acne is a frightening prospect. Will bodybuilding cause acne? Or is there more to this than meets the eye? Acne is almost always caused by genetics, but can also be affected by diet, stress, and hormonal changes. Bodybuilding […]

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Will bodybuilding burn fat

Will Bodybuilding Burn Fat? Your Questions Answered

Most guys, when they think about getting in shape, automatically think about bodybuilding. But for many, a bodybuilding lifestyle/physique is incompatible with their goals and what they are willing to give up for success. Will bodybuilding burn fat? Or are there better alternatives for new lifters? If you are new to the gym and a […]

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