In this episode of Ask the Doc, we get a simple question with a not-so-simple answer: If Arimidex is unavailable as an aromatise inhibitor, can Proviron or Zinc take its place? The answer goes into a lot of the misconceptions about Proviron and Zinc, so if you're thinking about taking any of these 3 drugs/minerals, then watch this video!
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In this episode, we get an AMAZING, relevant question about comparing and contrasting three diferent aromatase inhibitors: Arimidex, Femara, and Aromasin. An aromatise inhibitor is a drug that can be used off-label to reduce increase of estrogen conversion during cycle with external testosterone. Dr. Rand completely nails the answer, and tells you everythign you need to know about the differences (and similarities) between the 3.
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In this controversial episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand addresses a popular question among users of Testosterone Replacement Therapy: A gentleman started a cycle of Test Enanthate, but didn't use Arimidex for the first 3 weeks. He just got it, but not before the gynocomastia set in. He wants to know if he should switch to Aromasin as a way to reverse it, or just stop taking the Test altogether?
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In the 6th installment of Ask the Doc, Rand McClain tells you everything you need to know about using gear. In less than 10 minutes, he sums up the Dos and Don'ts of how to use steroids. An episode you don't want to miss if you're into hardcore bodybuilding and supplements. DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we have a lot of complex, advanced, unique questions from you guys! The doc goes through some of the following topics: - Testosterone Enanthate cycles and gynecomastia - How to decrease excess Estrogen - 21 years old, and what to do about hair loss after steroids Find us at muscle-insider.com Instagram: @muscle_insider Twitter: @muscleinsider Facebook: Muscle Insider
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On this episode of Ask the Doc, we answer two viewer questions about Peptides, HCG, and TRT. The first question is about how much of Peptide BPC-157 to take as a standard dose. The second one is about how much HCG should one take and how often should one take it if they're taking a break from Testosterone Replacement Therapy.
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The Beast is back, and tearing up the Mecca! Morgan Aste is ready to rumble in Venice, and DaveMadMax is there to capture it all. In this short but sweet episode, we watch this 300lb monster blast bis and tris. And at the end of it all, we get a special treat (and guest appearance) when former Mr. Olympia Samir Bannout shows up!
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, one of our bodybuilders asks about taking Testosterone Replacement Therapy and SARMs simultaneously. He wants to know if there's any need for the SARMs, given everything else he's taking. The next questions asks about if it's useful to take a liver detox while on testosterone. And lastly, is taking Anavar O.K. if you have Crohn's disease. We cover any/all your medical bases!
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This video is about How can blood pressure be controlled while on steroids?
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This French beast is weeks out from his NPC show in Culver City, and the guy is an absolute mammoth. He trains with Eric Favre, and the details on his massive body is insane! They go through the traditional back exercises like lat pull downs, hammer strength low rows, high pull/row, neutral grip straight bar pull downs, and an assortment of other grips and machines. There's no part of his back he DOESN'T hit, and he moves pretty quickly between sets for a guy of his size. Check out the video to see the beast in action!
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In this episode we get a question from a former steroids user who can't seem to stay active in the bedroom. He's got a serious inquiry about his sex drive, and whether it's something he can get back. This is an issue for many men (and women!) and definitely an issue and episode worth watching!
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, a 32 year old former competitive powerlifter (who used anabolic androgenic steroids), wants to know if his Testosterone will return to normal levels. He's been off gear for a while now, and gets blood work regularly, but is still concerned about his health, and wants to know if his use of AAS caused permanent infertility.
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In episode 5 of Ask the Doc, we get some interesting questions from viewers about taking the steroid Winstrol. The question is what is more effective, taking it orally ("suspension", the liquid form under the tongue or in a pill), or injecting it? His answer will ACTUALLY surprise you. The second question is what to do, and what it means, if a blood panel shows that you have elevated hematocrit levels. This WILL affect your training, so pay attention! DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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Dr Rand answers two important questions this week on Ask the Doc: 1) Can you draw HCG and Testosterone into the same syringe and injecting them both at the same time? 2) When taking HCG, is it better to inject it intra-muscularly or subcutaneously? These are common questions, and ones for which the answers just might surprise you! So check out this episode for more information!
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TB-500 is the newest kid on the market, no pun intended. TB-500 is an injectable peptide drug which can be used to promote healing, enhance range of motion in cases of injury, or reduce pain in case of injury by reducing inflammation. In this episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand McClain explains early what it is, and also whether it can be effective for fat loss and muscle gain.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, the following question is presented: "When one supplements with GH, is it prudent to include T4 vs T3? And why would you choose one over the other?" The Doc explains why you may or may need specific thyroid hormones when taking GH, and whether it's even necessary. Check it out if you're about to start a diet or shredding regimine and are thinking of using a thyroid hormone in conjunction with Growth Hormone.
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Leading up to the Arnold Amateurs, Team Optimum athlete Kurt Dell is put through the paces by fellow Team Optimum's LEGENDARY trainer, Charles Glass. Kurt is a men's physique NZIFBB Pro, from Aukland, Australia, but he came to the Mecca to learn from the best! The guys is 5'11", and 210 lbs of SOLID, rock hard muscle! Watch this pre-contest workout for motivation, and to see how Charles Glass makes champions!
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Oaths episode of Ask The Doc, we get a fascinating question about using Peptides. One viewer wants to know if CJC-1295 & MK-677 are appropriate to use to increase GH. We then get a question about using Aromasin as a female women; whether it's useful to get in shape.
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In this episode of Ask The Doc, Rand goes over the important and efficacy of taking Growth Horomones; essentially everything you wanted to know about GH, but were afraid to ask. He also talks about why someone should take peptides, and what they do for you!
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, a 24yr old first time anabolic user wants to know if his first cycle is appropriate in terms of how much he's using, and how to dose each injection. Doc lays down the law in terms of risks to a young, 24 year old. He gets pretty serious in this episode, which isn't a side of Dr. Rand we see very often. The next question is from a 43yr old male. He wants to know if HMG is helpful during post-cycle therapy.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, a middle aged woman (45 years old) wants to what drugs are appropriate to get her shredded? She and her husband want to get in shape at the same time, and while her husband runs a cycle, she wants to know what the doc would recommend for her to use for bodyfat reduction.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we get a question from a 25 year old male who lays out his pre-competition cycle explicitly for Dr. Rand, and then asks him why he is experiencing depression along with a low sex drive. This is not an uncommon issue among competitors, so it's an episode worth checking out!
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Our first question on Ask The Doc launches right into the difference between whether Testosterone or Growth Hormone would be better for someone doing Crossfit and Olympic Lifting. The Doc gives an honest answer that also includes the importance of sleep, food, and technique. He says those are even more important than drugs when it comes to those sports. He also talks about teenagers and steriods relative to performance and puberty. The second question is from a gentlemen who got injured, and wants to know if it's appropriate to use Deca and HGH to help him recover.
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On this week's episode of Ask the Doc, we get a couple reader questions about mood enhancements; "Can Testosterone or HGH help with social anxiety and depression?" Apparently Test has been used as an anti-depressant since the 1960's! The Doc is full of this kind of information that YOU ask for! The next question is, "Can neurotransmitters help with one's mood and well-being?" If you suffer from a mood disorder, or struggle with depression, this is definitely an episode to check out!
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In this edition of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand answers the following questions: What Over the counter supps can be used to protect the body while using anabolics, and can anabolics be used safely? If you're hardcore, you're going to want to hear these answers... DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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This is definitely one of our more controversial episodes of Ask the Doc. The first question asked of Dr. Rand is, "Are there anabolics that are safer than others?" This is a question most of us have had, but don't know who to ask. Dr. Rand gives his honest, professional, no-holds-barred opinion. The second question is whether a 23 year old with low testosterone should take Hormone Testosterone Therapy.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we get a question from a 25 year old young man, who's in need of some advice about his energy levels. They're low for the most part, especially for someone in their mid-20's, and he wants to know if taking Testosterone Replacement Therapy will help with that.
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We start this episode of Ask the Doc off RIGHT AWAY with a serious question about gynocomastia. He then moves on to how to stack certain steroids together for optimal performance, and to get the most out of them. He also takes some time to discuss erectile disfunction, and what the optimal doses of particular steroids are for what you want. DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we help out an unfortunate 37 year old gentleman who's been taking TRT and several other anabolics, and can now no longer hold an erection; doc advises about how to combat this side effect. After that, we get a question about subcutaneous VS intramuscular injections for bodybuilding purposes.
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This is an informative episode of Ask the Doc, and one that is widely applicable given the high rate of Growth Hormone and Testosterone Replacement Therapy use among the 40-something crowd. Check out the Doc's advice for anyone considering starting their first cycle as a middle aged adult.
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Sergio Oliva Jr is 12 weeks out from the Chicago Pro and showed us a look into his arm day down at the Mecca! Sergio is leaving nothing to chance, and his arm workout is definitely one that will make your skin burst if you attempt this one for yourself! Web: https://muscleinsider.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/muscleinsider/ Twitter: https://www.instagram.com/muscleinsider/
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In this informative episode of Ask The Doc, Dr. Rand talks about the benefits of taking Magnesium to reduce hypertension, and how, when, why headaches can occur while you train.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand goes into the PROPER way to use clen, while also discussing if it's actually that effective for fat loss. It's exceptionally controversial, and he doesn't necessarily believe it's all that necessary to actually lose fat. He also goes into proper ways to use hormone replacement therapy if you have sleep apnea. Don't miss this informative and controversial episode, especially if you're thinking of shredding down!
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In Part 5 of our 6-part series featuring IFBB Pro Shawn Rhoden, we catch up with him once again training with his famous trainer, Charles Glass. Glass puts Rhoden through a SERIOUS lat demolition day, featuring everything from underhand wide grip pulldowns, to behind the beck wide grip pulldowns, to a chest supported underhand, wide-grip row (say that 5 times fast). They leave no stone unturned, as Charles makes sure that Flexatron hits all the areas of his back (top, middle, and lower lats), with every single grip imaginable. If your back isn't tired just from WATCHING him train, then you're not doing it right! Check out the vid for motivation and to see how the REAL pros train!
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Muscle Insider presents highlights of the Dorian Yates "Blood & Guts" Training Seminar held during the Toronto Pro Super Show weekend. Dorian led a select group of hardcore bodybuilders through the training philosophy that helped him win six Mr. Olympia titles. It was an unforgettable experience for all who attended.
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In part 4 of our 6 part series with SciTec athlte Shawn FLEXATRON Rhoden, we catch him on the all-important, ARM DAY! He starts by once again going through his pre-workout supplement protocol, then the pain begins. His trainer Charles Glass puts him through a brutal, thorough, badass bicep and tricep blasting routine. They start with some machine curls to warm up, then move on to free weights (you've never seen barbell curls done this way before!), cables, and back to free weights! If you're a fan of the sport, Shawn Rhoden, or just love getting bigger arms, you NEED to see this episode!
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Samir Bannout is known as "the Lion of Lebanon", and he won the Mr. Olympia title in 1983. The guy is an absolute legend, and we were lucky enough to catch up with him at 6Pax gym in California to train with the owner, and the champ himself. They go through bent over rows, talking specifically about form and what's best to activate specific muscles. Then we go into close grip pull ups using a V-bar handle, and finally wide grip seated cable rows. After the workout, Samir gives the viewers some tips on posing! Learn from an Olympian, right now!
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We have some great questions this week, chock full of valuable information! We start off by addressing the issue of whether to take an Aromatase Inhibitor, and why it's important. Then, Dr. Rand moves into the proper timing of Testosterone replacement therapy. And lastly, he answers a viewer's questions about taking steroids with a condition called Reiter's syndrome, which is a form of arthritis. All very different, unique questions than what we're used to!
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand answers IMPORTANT questions about testosterone! He talks about at what age testosterone starts to decline (the symptoms might surprise you!), and the difference between test levels in people who have used exogenous T before, and the those who've stayed natural. He talks about what can cause low testosterone levels physiologically (problems with glands), and lastly, what type of testosterone (gel vs injectable vs cream) is ideal and why. DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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Improve your leg development in just two minutes! Charles Glass, teaches us a different way of using the Precor squat machine. He demonstrates how to do step ups on it, to prevent bouncing or falling (Which could happen easily on a bench). If you have this machine at your gym, give it a try!
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In this unique episode, we get a question from a former competitive IFBB Female bodybuilding Pro. She was on the "conservative side" of steroids/supplementation so as to avoid side effects and maintaining her femininity. She wants to know which TRT to choose for aesthetics and general well-being, and what advice he would give to a woman who wants to start a cycle. This is a great segment for male and female competitors alike, as well as coaches!
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we get a viewer's question about infertility. He was on Testosterone replacement Therapy for 2 years, and then stopped in an attempt to try for a child. His test levels and sperm levels seem normal according to blood levels, so he's confused about what could be wrong. In the second question, someone wants to know if Masteron will ever be available in the US legally.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we have two very different but unique questions from viewers. The first one is about whether exogenous Testosterone administration can have a negative effect on collagen sythesis. The second one is whether a 32 year natural competitor should switch over to 'the dark side', and wants to know what to take.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, Dr. Rand McClain answers one viewer's question about what to do if he CURRENTLY has normal Test levels according to bloodwork, but is experiencing symptoms of low T levels. We also deal with the TRUTH about AI and HCG, and how to use them properly.
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In this episode of Ask the Doc, we get some new, exciting, unique questions regarding sleep apnea. Specifically, can people who are on sleep apnea treatment, and getting better, use a blast and cruise cycle of Testosterone Cypionate? The doc goes in to detail about the physiology behind sleep apnea, and how it's a common ailment that often affects bodybuilders and those in endurance sports. The second question is from someone who needed to be put on TRT, asking about what anti-estrogens they should use with it.
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In the third instalment of Ask the Doc, we get to the nitty gritty, taboo questions about hormones and steroids. Questions that we all think about, but never ask like: What would be the dosage of test used by a top amateur or Pro? Why do some people get severe acne after running a 10-12 week cycle? And what are your views on HMG versus HCG in terms of fertility issues for males? DISCLAIMER INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE ADVICE PROVIDED BY YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. YOU SHOULD NOT USE THE INFORMATION IN THIS VIDEO PRESENTATION FOR DIAGNOSING OR TREATING A HEALTH PROBLEM OR DISEASE, OR PRESCRIBING ANY MEDICATION OR OTHER TREATMENT.
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