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The IGF-1 Trade-Off: Performance vs. Longevity

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There is a tradeoff when it comes to growth hormone and IGF-1. Growth hormone and IGF-1 enhance muscle and cognitive performance but this comes at a cost: longevity. Reduced growth hormone and IGF-1 increase lifespan by increasing the expression of genes involved in stress resistance but at an expensive cost when it comes to muscles and brain. Learn all about the trade-off and ways to circumvent it. Links related to FoundMyFitness: ▶︎ Subscribe on YouTube: ….  Read More

HOW OFTEN TO TRAIN A MUSCLE – ONCE A WEEK VS. TWICE – HIGH REPS OR LOW – WHAT DOES SCIENCE SAY?

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Spreadshirt – SASQUATCH MODE T https://shop.spreadshirt.com/Benoni/ There are indeed several studies showing that training a muscle twice a week is superior for muscle hypertrophy, however, those studies are flawed. A new study has shown exactly what you need to do if you want to train a muscle once a week vs. twice. While I personally like training a muscle once a week, I also employ the other methods from time to time. Most of the ….  Read More

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Do You Need To Do Squats To Get Big Legs? | Straight Facts

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For as long as bodybuilding has existed, squats have been seen as a key exercise and essential for serious leg development. But as science and technology has progressed – many have been worried or intimidated by the squat. This is mostly due to fear of knee or back injuries. These are things to truly be careful about – but much of the information regarding squats and knee injury is over exaggerated or even completely misinformed. ….  Read More