Tag: Steroids

Where Do People Get Steroids? And What Are The Risks? | Straight Facts

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Everyone knows that steroids are illegal in the United States – yet many athletes (including bodybuilders) still use steroids. It’s something that most leagues or federations are trying to crack down on… but the bigger question is – where do people actually get these steroids if they are illegal? And how do we know exactly what is in them if not from a medically trusted source? Jerry Brainum breaks down both of these questions and ….  Read More

How Blood Test Results Can Be Misleading For Bodybuilders | Straight Facts

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While there are many people who don’t do it. It’s important to get blood tests somewhat regularly in order to have a better understanding of your health in the long term. This is especially true for athletes who push their body to the limit. But what many people don’t know is that your test results can be different for bodybuilders… and lead to misleading assumptions potentially by doctors. Much like any medical test results – ….  Read More

Is Chromium The Muscle Building Mineral You’re Missing Out On? | Straight Facts

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While it’s often assumed that all pro bodybuilders use steroids to get freakishly massive – that is far from the case. While it would be foolish to say steroids doesn’t exist in the sport, there are still many professionals who want to stay drug free. Because of this, athletes are constantly on the search for natural ways to obtain the anabolic effect. One controversial nutrient that studies claim could provide anabolic growth is chromium… but ….  Read More

Can Injecting Insect Hormones Have Anabolic Effects Similar To Steroids? | Straight Facts

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While very many people don’t like insects – most have probably heard that they can be great sources of protein. What you probably haven’t heard is that they also might be able to provide an anabolic effect for athletes. Now don’t go running out eating bugs just yet. We’re talking about Ecdysteroids, an insect hormone that scientists have been studying to see what kind of effect they can have on building muscle and burning fat. ….  Read More

How Does Coming Off Steroids Affect Cortisol And Estrogen Levels? | Straight Facts

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While not condoned by the IFBB – it’s common knowledge that many bodybuilders (pro or otherwise) utilize steroids in order to reach the freaky size that spectators find so exciting. But after all the hard work while using steroids, what happens to your body after you stop taking the drug? Do all of your gains instantly disappear? The short answer is in a sense… yes. In this week’s episode of Straight Facts Jerry Brainum answers ….  Read More

Avoid This Dangerous Bodybuilding Drug At All Costs | Straight Facts

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Forget steroids. This dangerous bodybuilding drug can actually kill. Could it be the most dangerous drug in the bodybuilding industry? Jerry Brainum gives the full and straight facts regarding this weight loss drug, often called DNP. Get the full info in our episode above. Bodybuilding, Weight Training, Fitness – All on the Generation Iron Fitness Network Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the ….  Read More

The Reason Vitamin K Is Important For Bodybuilders | Straight Facts

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When people start talking about vitamins it can be a real bore. There’s nothing inherently exciting about the vitamins you are supposed to take – yet they are important in very subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) ways. Case in point: vitamin K. At first glance vitamin K doesn’t have anything to do with bodybuilding specifically. It’s used to help clot blood. But there are many forms of vitamin K. Specifically, vitamin K2 can have ….  Read More

The Reason Pre 1960’s Bodybuilders Didn’t Use Steroids | Straight Facts

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When people talk about old school bodybuilding – you might think about the Golden Era athletes like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sergio Oliva. But in this week’s episode of Straight Facts we are talking about the OLDER SCHOOL bodybuilders. 1930’s – 1950’s era athletes like Reg Park and Steve Reeves. Jerry Brainum has a bone to pick with the comments online claiming this original giants used steroids – but according to Jerry this is wrong on ….  Read More

Do You Lose Muscle When You Get Off Steroids? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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In many ways steroids are par for course in bodybuilding. It doesn’t magically give you muscle but it does make your hard work and intense fitness training go a lot farther. But once you earn all that muscle… do you lose it if you stop taking steroids? Jerry Brainum busts another myth in our latest episode of Straight Facts. Watch it above! Try our GYMOJI bodybuilding emojis on the app store: https://appsto.re/us/oyBLdb.i Be sure to ….  Read More

The Dangers Behind One Of The Most Powerful Bodybuilding Steroids | Straight Facts

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Steroids and bodybuilding go hand in hand for many competitors. It’s the not so hush-hush topic surrounding all major bodybuilding leagues. But steroids is just a general term for performance enhancing drugs. There are a lot of different steroids out there. One such steroid is Trenbolone. Known as one of the more powerful steroids that a bodybuilder can use – this very illegal drug would appear to be the perfect substance for any bodybuilder that ….  Read More

What Are The Downsides Of High Dosage GH? | Straight Facts With Jerry Brainum

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Jerry Brainum is back with another in depth answer to a bodybuilding fan question. This week a bodybuilder asks, “What are the downsides to high dosage use of Growth Hormones for men over 40?” Steroids and growth hormones are an (almost) unavoidable element behind the bodybuilding industry. So it’s good to have real knowledge before jumping into some serious drugs. That’s why Jerry goes deep into the facts and realities behind using growth hormones at ….  Read More

Jerry Brainum Interview: Steroids Should Be Legal | Iron Cinema

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Jerry Brainum makes a strong case as to why steroids should be legal and also comments on how bodybuilding is perceived as a sport by the mainstream media. Be sure to subscribe to receive updates from the GI Fitness Network: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GenerationIron Check out our official website: Generation Iron Fitness Network Check out our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GenerationIron And follow us on Twitter: Tweets by GI_Fitness