Sex hormone-binding globulin or SHBG is a controversial topic. Allot of people just load up on Proviron to competitively inhibit SHBG without knowing what it does.
In a recent study released in the Journal of Applied Physiology, a particular oral prohormone which converts in the liver to 1-Testosterone was as potent milligram-for-milligram to Testosterone enathate, the gold standard for injectable steroids.
Prohormones and steroids are very poorly understood and portrayed in the media. I am here to clear up the confusion for you.
What Are They
Steroids are any hormone with a cholesterol backbone. The adrenal glands (either the testes in men or the ovaries in women) are the organs which make steroids from cholesterol.
At mindandmuscle.com, we always play on the side of caution. In an industry where people make money at the expense of the customer’s health and well-being, we think it is only humane to be the exception. That being said, we are a little skeptical about all the research peptide companies popping up. I’m sure many of them are legitimate, but I’ve been in the industry long enough to know that many of them are not.
Wondering what the best supplements for recovery are? These supplements apply to every type of athlete, CrossFitter, and otherwise. This little article should leave you well informed and ready to improve your recovery game in a big way. BCAA’s Branch Chain Amino Acids are an ESSENTIAL form of supplementation for recovery. L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine […]
By Karl Hoffman Despite decades of research, there is as yet no universally agreed upon model that explains the observed actions of androgens and anabolic steroids (AAS) when these agents are administered to animals and humans. The classical model of AAS action posits that after an anabolic/androgenic compound binds to the androgen receptor (AR), the AAS/AR […]