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Tuesday, January 4th, 2011
3:02 pm
Sports Supplement Digest - Preview - Issue #1

Welcome To The First Edition of the Sports Nutrition Resource Guide.  Below are various links that we've found informative and highly interesting in regards to all things sports nutrition.   Please enjoy and feel free to input any comments you may have.ISSUE #1: JAN 2011
Guys Pay Attention: Does Creatine Make You Bigger In ALL Areas?

This hormone is a metabolite of testosterone that is one factor in penis length and overall height. In fact it was found that afro-american men have more of this hormone than caucasian men, even though their testosterone levels are the same...READ MORE

Novedex XT – Review and Side Effects

There is no doubt that Novedex XT boosts testosterone, and is very effective at changing the estrogen to testosterone ratio with very minor side effects. Unfortunately studies have shown that changing this ratio does not increase muscle mass...READ MORE


The Top Muscle Builders Supplements On The Market

If you want the top Muscle Builders Supplements, you need to consider the basics of whether your diet and training are in order. You can’t grow unless you have a proper diet and exercise plan in place. I suggest downloading a free workout plan like the one here to help get...READ MORE

LG Sciences Un-Leashes HOT new Product - REZOLUTION

Dieting sucks! The worst part about a diet is the miserable cravings and bad mood that you get when you go without food. These bad moods may be caused by the denial of DOPAMINE in...READ MORE


 alt=Muscle Building Herbs: Do They Really Work?

Tribulus Aquaticus is an herbal extract sold as a muscle builder and a replacement for anabolic steroids. Users do report some benefits to the herb, but overall there is little to no data supporting it's use as a sports supplement meant to boost or act like testosterone...READ MORE


3Beta-Hydroxyandrost-5-Ene-17-One - Nature's Miracle Androgen

3beta-Hydroxyandrost-5-Ene-17-One is a androgenic hormone that is sold in the United States and in some other countries for anti-aging and overall fitness. This androgenic hormone is being used by people from 21 to their 90's as a way to increase the natural...READ MORE

Monday, December 20th, 2010
12:12 pm
M-Drol Supplement Review
M-Drol is the generic name for the anabolic steroid Superdrol, which is a synthetic illegal substance that will show up on numerous drug tests and also could have the potential to do major bodily harm to people who don’t use it properly. Superdrol is characterized by the nomenclature 2a,17a di methyl etiocholan 3-one, 17b-ol which also appears on the M-Drol label. M-Drol is a straight copy of the original Superdrol product from anabolic xtreme.

Superdrol (also M-Drol) might sound like an easy way to gain fast muscle, but it is low quality muscle weight that you will lose. Many guys experience the effect of gaining 20lbs of muscle..Read More at androcycle.com
Monday, November 29th, 2010
3:38 pm
1,4 AD is Now Illegal
Hey guys,

Just wanted to spark up some discussion on the infamous 1,4 AD.   Did you now it's illegal now?
Here take a look at my article about it.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010
2:44 pm
Get Ripped With Muscle Builder Supplements

Best Muscle Builders Supplements

 Before you pick a muscle builders supplements you want to have your diet and exercise plan ready to go. Without a proper diet and exercise plan you won't be able to grow, so make sure you follow a good one.  There are many free workout plans like this one available on the internet:   FREE WORKOUT PLAN

When you choose a good diet and workout plan, then you can move on to proper muscle builders supplements for gaining mass.  There are many muscle builders supplements available on the market and you can get lost with what to choose. This should serve as a guideline for what kind of muscle builders supplements to choose.


 The most commonly used supplement that beginners start with is Creatine.  Creatine is one of the best muscle builders on the market because it can help a bodybuilder in three separate ways.  Creatine is one of the safest muscle builders supplements out there and has been studied since 1994 for safety.  Creatine builds mass by adding in an immediate water gaining or "volumization" effect to muscle. Also, creatine recharges ATP, which gives you more energy to perform. Finally, Creatine can block key enzymes that tear down muscle which will ultimately help you carry more mass.

 Amino Acids

 Amino Acids are the second part of our muscle builders supplements.  Amino Acids are not the same as straight protein from meat or even protein shakes.  Actually, a recent study has shown that ingesting and amino acid supplement before your workout will help you gain 33% more muscle each time you exercise.  The amino acid Leucine is the most important anabolic amino acid.  You need this amino acid in almost every supplement you take.  Our favorite stack that has creatine, leucine and other amino acids is found here and will give you all of the basic building blocks for muscle growth:   THE PERFECT STACK

 This stack is amazing because it gives you protein, creatine and amino acids for growth and is the best stack for the beginner who wants to put on tons of muscle while staying away from anything hormonal.

 The Next Step

 If you want to take your workout to the next level, you need to look at something stronger like an herbal testosterone booster or natural herbal androgen.  These two ingredients optimize the hormones of the natural athlete by increasing testosterone levels. 

 Testosterone boosting is going to help you increase aggression and muscle mass when in the gym.  You can boost testosterone naturally, using herbs and other supplements that boost your testosterone naturally.  Unlike steroids, these don't screw up your normal production of testosterone, they actually signal your body to make more testosterone.  The most popular testosterone booster on the market can be found here:   THE BEST TESTOSTERONE BOOSTER 

 If you want to go a step further, you can use natural herbal androgens. These ingredients are going to act like testosterone in your body and give you the natural boost in mass and strength that comes from steroid use, without being on anything that is a steroid.  You can be confident that these are not going to cause you to piss hot on a drug test. You can use these to give yourself a natural gain of 6-8lbs in a month.  A great natural steroid replacement and muscle builders supplements can be found here:   THE BEST STEROID REPLACEMENT 

 Steroids...legal and illegal

 Steroids are the holy grail of all sports supplements. They are still available on the internet, in gyms and in many countries they are not considered illegal.  Anabolic steroids are able to put on 10-12lbs of mass in one single month and can certainly be the best muscle builders for people wanting to get big.  People should be over 21 before they take any kind of steroids because these muscle builders supplements are not natural.  Also they can cause you to fail a drug test if you are an athlete or tested professional.

 Most steroids are illegal in the US, but there is one still legal steroid that you can take, which will help you boost your testosterone levels and give you massive gains in the gym.  This steroid is available without a prescription and can be a huge benefit for the experienced athlete looking for the best muscle builders supplements on the market.

 You can find these legal steroids HERE:

 Now that you have the basic muscle builders supplements, you can choose which one is right for you and start to put together your own program for putting on tons of mass.  Remember all muscle builders supplements are subject to proper diet and exercise and nothing will replace hard work, so you need both to succeed...

If you like my article, please check out my others:

 Whey Protein Shake Review

D-Aspartic Acid Review

6 OXO Review

Chrysin Review

Massularia Acuminate Review

Creatine Effects

How to Use Andro In A Cycle

Is Tribulus Terrestris Worth The Hype?

Feeding Your Body:  Creatine Nutrition

Are There Any Side Effects With Creatine?

What Is A Creatine Serum?

Is There Science Behind Tribulus Aquaticus?

Creatine Powder Vs. Creatine Pills; Which One Works!

The Best Creatine On The Supplement Market:  LG Sciences Anadraulic State GT

1 MP Review

Muscle Pharm Assault Review

The Perfect Workout Stack: Trifecta Stack

Branched Chain Amino Acids: Are They Really Needed?

Supplement Review: Formadrol Extreme XL

The Natural Alternative To Steroids

Supplement Review:  Endothil CR Review

Supplement Review:  VPX Anarchy

Supplement Review:  Methyl Masterdrol
Friday, February 26th, 2010
4:55 pm
Weight training after surgery.
Hi guys, I have just had surgery 12 days ago. The surgeon says that I can start training, he say I can start light weights and cardio as of now and heavier weights in another 2 weeks. I feel really fine, I have done some push ups already and it feels good.

What I REALLY need advice on, is my chest is concave in parts, its like my muscle has developed around where my breast was (i used to train my chest hard, so where it is developed it is quite pumped), but not underneath where the breast was. I literally have quite developed muscles at the top of my chest and at the sides, but there are round circles of no muscle. Also my nipples are about an inch lower than where they should be, or at least it looks that way.

So I really need to work on the muscles at the lower part of my pec, and I need my pecs to grow quite a lot for my nipples to be in the right place.

Can you guy help me write a workout regime for my chest that will really tacle these problem areas?

Thank you!!
Thursday, May 21st, 2009
10:12 pm
Any of the guys here lose weight while transitioning? I am not on T, but I am looking to bulk up and lose weight. I am 330 now and have some time to really work on creating and changing habits. I used to be about 400 or so and spent a year about 2 years ago really working on losing it and was successful with a 1200 calorie diet and weight lifting, but I am looking to increase base cardio as well.

Just looking for tips that may have worked for you guys.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009
12:37 am
To competative sporting types.... past present or future....
Hey all you guys,

I'm 25 and I've been on T for about 1 year and a bit. No surgery yet. I'm training as an amateur boxer for a while, but been training non-competitive boxing, martial arts and self-defense for years, but I have never trained competitively before, I never did it as a girl and now I'm starting as a boy, I'm totally stealth, and its all quite daunting, I feel really fat and weak compared to the guys there because they are all born male and been training since they were little kids, so I feel like I have to work so much harder to get the same results. I'm a middle-weight but most middle weights are much taller and bigger than me.

I'm not fat, but when I was a girl I was kind of curvy, now I'm pretty muscular because I train REALLY REALLY hard, but still compared to those guys... I feel a bit fat. I weight 70kg and I'm 5'5"..

Have you guys got any advice on how to compete with these guys? .... do you think we CAN compete with cis guys in sport?  or are we at a disadvantage?... have any of you competed against cis men and succeeded? have you got any positive stories to tell? ...advice on passing? ...encouraging words?.... training advice... diet advice.... loosing weight advice?...

That would really be cool thanks.

boxer boy
Saturday, February 7th, 2009
10:10 am
{cross posted in ftmfit)

Hi guys,

It's been a lifetime since I've posted in this forum. So, hello to everyone and hi to old friends.

To get to the point (and avoid wasting your time :]), I just had some questions about FTMs on college team. I currently run marathons and have been thinking about joining my community college's cross country team. The concept tears at my heart, although. I love running marathons. Most people don't understand just how much I love running them BUT, if I run on the cross country team then I can run under the guidance of an experienced coach. Running on the team also forces me to take more classes in college, which will ensure that I get through college sooner. I have to take 24 semester units, which means seven to eight classes. I'm fine with that, of course.

The cross country team means lower mileage for me but it also means a lot of developmental and educational benefits. Beyond that, of course, comes the issue of being a trans-boy on the team. I've been on testosterone for over two years now and I don't know if they (meaning the NCAA) will sanction me to run because of doping regulations (I'm looking up the NCAA regulations as I type this). I've heard of stories of MTF's joining teams and that being a controversy simply because people believe a Male-To-Female trans has an advantage on the field.

What do you guys think? I hope I was clear enough to get my question across or my point across. If not, feel free to ask whatever question you need me to answer. I feel so conflicted right now.




Current Mood: nervous
Thursday, May 8th, 2008
9:41 am
looking for a trans* friendly personal trainer? x-posted
My friend recently started a trans* and queer friendly personal training business and gym based in Melbourne (Australia) but has also developed an online personal training component so its also good for anyone overseas as well. I've been working with Lee over the last couple of months and its been amazing so i thought Id spread the word a bit.

this is the website: www.myspace.com/sunnygym

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
9:51 pm

I'm going to start a new workout plan next week. Its called the Navy Seal workout. It is a 9 week program. There are two sets of nine week workout. Every workout includes running, dips, pushups, situps, and swimming and pullups. Since I can't swim I'm going to replace that with weight lifting. Plus I dont think my gym has a pullup bar so I might have to replace those with something else. It says the workout will improve your endurance and strength. I am really excited to see what my body will look like after the first nine weeks. I want to see how far I can take my body before I go on T in the next year.  Just want to hear what others think of this workout plan. Do you think it is a good idea? And does anyone want to start doing it with me next week?

Here is the link with the complete workout: http://www.teenbodybuilding.com/brent2.htm

Sunday, April 13th, 2008
2:33 am
Work out advice
 I'm hoping to start really weightlifting and exercising this summer. I'm wondering if there are specific exercise you guys would recommend.  I'm trying to get a more male looking physique.  Right now I'm not on T so I'm trying to work with what I've got.  All recommendations and suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Saturday, April 12th, 2008
2:16 pm
weight lifting guide

I tried to check out your guide, but it says it's unavailable to non-friends.  I'm on myspace, full name Alexander Gilmer.  I'm just getting into lifting, so I'd really like to check it out.  Thanks.

Friday, February 22nd, 2008
7:57 pm
Exercises to prepare for surgery

I am having top surgery in a little less than two months and I was wondering what are some good exercises that I can do to help me get into shape for the best results.

The thing is the only equipment I have unlimited free access to (Cause it's in my house) are dumbells, curl bar. Exercise ball, yoga mat and cardio rope.

Any help or links would be great!

Thanks in advance


X- posted

Current Mood: excited
Thursday, February 21st, 2008
6:05 pm
protein powders
hey guys-
just looking for some feedback about post-workout protein powders. i've been using Muscle Milk for the past year or so, but seems like there's a lot of shit in there i dont need. plus it's really expensive. i work out 4x/week and need an affordable supplement to stay lean/increase muscle mass.

any ideas??
Sunday, February 10th, 2008
7:11 pm
lose fat gain muscle... calories?
Okay, so like pretty much everyone else, I want to lose fat and gain muscle. But what I've read tells me that to lose fat you have to have a calorie deficiency, and to gain muscle you have to have a calorie surplus. It seems that body builders eat a surplus of food to gain muscle, gain muscle, gain muscle... then, "cut" and seriously cut down on calories and increase cardio for a short period of time in order to cut the fat off of their bodies, to maximize the definition of their muscles.

I just had my first shot of T last week, and I'm going to be starting to work out on a regular basis. I don't have a whole lot of fat to lose -- mainly the tummy/ovary fat. I'm wondering if, while I'm working out, I should be eating less - making that calorie deficit - or be eating more; this is all in question because I know the sudden flooding of my system with T can change things -- like the minimum body fat I can have, as well as how quickly I gain muscle and how much of it I can gain. It also seems that T can change metabolism and hunger. I haven't noticed any changes there yet.

So, the basic question is: work out, eat more, gain muscle, and worry about cutting fat later? ...since being on T may take care of the fat anyway? Or, work out, maybe focus on cardio more, eat less (or just make a calorie deficit), and "cut" my fat now, then worry about gaining muscle after I lose the fat I have (probably 10-15lbs)?

Advice is appreciated!

(x-posted to ftm, ftmfit, and startingt)
Thursday, August 23rd, 2007
3:37 pm
Hi guys.

So this semester I'm taking a weight lifting class at my high school. My biggest goal is to mainly redistribute my fat around to get that boyish figure I've always dreamed of having. I really don't want to lose any weight because I'm tiny enough as it is (about 5'3" and 110 pounds). I'm still Pre-T and was wondering if any of you had any advice for me.
Monday, July 16th, 2007
9:10 pm
i've been looking for a site like this! perfecT!

i'm hoping in the future there will be an international trans bodybuilding comp!

Monday, June 4th, 2007
1:07 am
Any workout tips and advice for a guy with limited leg mobility and lower back issues? Probably not, but thought I'd ask anyway...
Thursday, May 24th, 2007
5:58 pm
Workout on myspace blog?
Hey, I haven't worked out due to illness in a few weeks and now I can't get back onto the workout on your myspace blog. Do you have it posted somewhere else where I can access it, or can I friend you on myspace so I can see it. Good workout, I'd like to start it up again.
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