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Is it some kind of illness not to long for training and be even nervous and afraid of the prospect of training?

First of all, well done losing so much weight, that takes a lot of hard work and dedication! It is completely normal to be nervous and have anxiety about training. It is one of the main reasons the ...
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Soy Protein and Protein Requirements

This is not really going to be a definitive answer, as you can find studies that support almost any position, so what I'm looking at for this is the trend of the studies that I've reviewed. Overall, ...
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Testestrone & Nandrolone Injection Safet

In a word: Very I am not going to address the issues with self administering IV injections of 125ml in terms of safety (bubbles, infection, needle site issues) but instead look at the effects of both. ...
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How to gain muscles and be fit with low testosterone?

You do not have "low testosterone" and even if you did, you would build muscle and overall fitness the same way that everyone else does - through training. 350 ng/dL is within a normal range ...
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Natural ways to "enhance" your results?

You can't. You've been answering your own question. There have to be various other ways to improve things like muscle synthesis; improve satellite cell functioning; increase nervous system and ...
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Testosterone levels. Fighters vs Bodybuilders

This has more or less nothing to do with testosterone. You can lift more weight when you feel like you're in "danger" because of adrenaline. Basically, when you do weight training, your body and CNS ...
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Building big muscles leads to not enough testosterone?

The implied mental model you have of T in your body is in error and leading you to incorrect conclusions and suppositions. It is not a substance that gets used up, like gasoline in a car's engine. It ...
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Is it some kind of illness not to long for training and be even nervous and afraid of the prospect of training?

Not wanting to go because of lack of motivation or because you have more interesting things to do is one thing, but if your whole day is affected and your concentration is lost because you're ...
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Is it some kind of illness not to long for training and be even nervous and afraid of the prospect of training?

It will sound very trivial but bear with me. I think your fear might be something very simple. I personally often have the fear of even starting exercising. This happens because I want to perform ...
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At what point does bulking and working out hit diminishing returns?

Despite a good training and weight gain from good nutrition, what are some tell-tale signs that one simply does have to build strength/muscle at the average level? Low t-levels? Bad protein absorption?...
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Is it some kind of illness not to long for training and be even nervous and afraid of the prospect of training?

I keep trying to write this answer and get in everything I want to say without it turning into a thesis length essay, so here goes with the short version. I used to get really bad pre-training anxiety,...
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Bottle necks to body building?

It makes me wonder, let's say if someone hypothetically took weight gainer, with anabolics, and did nothing else, no exercise. Would they be bottle necked and unable to grow muscles? No. People who ...
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Combining HIIT and weights

In short, YES! The goals you mention of building muscle and burning fat are not mutually exclusive, biologically speaking if that is what you are asking. So in short yes your workout schedule can be ...
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Building big muscles leads to not enough testosterone?

No, building muscle does not lead to the body having not enough testosterone. The body produces testosterone itself and when it is stimulated properly (through exercise and diet) more will be produced ...
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Are anabolic steroids required to achieve certain strength and musculature?

Yes, there is a natural genetic limit that everybody reaches. This is different depending on the person's age, gender, and genetic makeup. Steroids allow your body to go beyond your natural genetic ...
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Relationship between testosterone and muscle growth

While increasing testosterone levels above natural levels with the use of steroids can help add appreciable mass, increasing T levels within the natural range does not seem to have the same effect. ...
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Which type of training increases testosterone the most, focused on strength or muscle growth?

I'm assuming that "natural testosterone increase" is not your actual goal. Rather you believe that more testosterone will help with something like muscle gain, hair growth, fat loss, ...
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How to take advantage of testosterone and HGH boost provided by leg day?

It is well-established that intense physical activity, as well as resistance coaching exercises like squats, will result in temporary will increase in androgenic hormone and human STH (HGH) levels. ...
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Is it some kind of illness not to long for training and be even nervous and afraid of the prospect of training?

Is it weird to be exercise-reluctant rather than exercise-eager? No! From a biological perspective all creatures are evolutionarily adapted to try to spend as little energy as possible to keep ...
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How to gain muscles and be fit with low testosterone?

Low testosterone in men is only caused by two main factors, there are actually more possible things happening here but the two most common are being fat and old. Some people look skinny, even though ...
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How to gain muscles and be fit with low testosterone?

I have low T also (390) and have been able to gain muscle by training hard 3x a week (5 sets, 6 reps of bench, press, squats, pull downs, dead lifts). The key, however, it eating a ton (4 protein ...
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36 eggs a day, is it legit?

A quick review of the literature indicates it might be plausible, although the effects are likely to be much more modest than an actual pharmacological intervention. Ketogenic diet and testosterone ...
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Testosterone and bodyfat correlation -- a myth or no?

Can't speak from experience but there are studies -- However I don't see a reason to post these. Are you just asking this to see if they'd work for you - or what's your plan? You do realize any ...
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Relationship between testosterone and muscle growth

Nothing really. Having a healty testosterone level means only you dont have any disorder in your Hypotalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis. When you perform a workout you have a transient increase in in ...
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Libido correlated with muscle-potential?

The association is poorly researched but this study concludes Libido and T concentrations are strongly related at the population level. However, the value of individual patient reports of reduced ...
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Sexual arousal to speed up recovery?

I'd be very surprised if arousal had any statistically significant effect on muscle growth/recovery. By that token, testosterone levels are supposedly highest in the morning and gradually decline ...
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Sexual arousal to speed up recovery?

So my friends and I theorized this while in undergrad and being industrious college students we did some research and could never find any evidence that sexual arousal significantly helped or hurt ...
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Masculinizing exercises?

"Less testosterone exposure in the womb " you're probably talking about klienfelter syndrome, aka 46xxy. These men carry two copies of the x chromosome and are more likely to have autoimmune ...
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Boosting Testosterone with exercise?

After a strength training workout there is a short-term increase in testosterone (t). However after only 30 minutes t levels return to baseline. Vingren et al found that long-term strength training ...
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