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The High Serotonin Personality

Serotonin is a complicated neurotransmitter that, contrary to other neurotransmitters, has an influence on everything in the body. It's currently believed to aid in anxiety, depression, impatience, impulsiveness, anger, etc. One of the main reasons for this is that the metabolite of serotonin, 5-HIAA, is low in people with these symptoms. The research is thus … Continue reading The High Serotonin Personality

Top 3 shoulder exercises you can do at home without weights

If you want to build muscle but you don't own any weights/equipment to exercise with or can't go to the gym, either because it's too far away or costs too much, then this article will benefit you greatly. Luckily there are a few exercises you can do, in the comfort of your own home, to … Continue reading Top 3 shoulder exercises you can do at home without weights

Gut bacteria can make you fat. Beware of pre- and probiotics

Believe it or not, but gut bacteria can actually cause fat gain. They really aren't all that healthy as all the pre- and pro-biotic vendors make them out to be either. Not all gut bacteria are bad though, but even the good ones can contribute to fat gain. For instance, gut microbiota protects the body … Continue reading Gut bacteria can make you fat. Beware of pre- and probiotics

17 Effective Ways to Decrease Hunger and Stay on your Diet

Dieting can be really hard if all you keep thinking about is food, and then the hunger pangs aren't helping at all either. Luckily there are ways to control your appetite to improve diet adherence. Some people might think that hunger is just a signal from the body that it needs more food, despite the … Continue reading 17 Effective Ways to Decrease Hunger and Stay on your Diet

Workout twice a day: What I learned

I recently experimented with doing two workouts per day of weight training. I split a full-body workout up into two, and I did chest, back, and shoulders in the first workout, and then legs and arms in the second workout. Training like this reduces overall fatigue, helps to maintain strength and power output during the … Continue reading Workout twice a day: What I learned

14 Ways to Decrease and Inactivate Estrogen Receptors

Lowering estrogen can be done via a variety of methods, such as inhibiting the aromatase, increasing estrogen detoxification, and inhibiting/decreasing estrogen receptors. If lowering estrogen seems like "mission impossible", try lowering its receptors. High Estrogen symptoms include: Pelvic pain Night wakings and sweats (can’t sleep through the night) Hot flashes Edema, puffiness, water retention Increased risk of … Continue reading 14 Ways to Decrease and Inactivate Estrogen Receptors

Signs/symptoms of low cortisol and the top 5 supplements to increase it

Cortisol is released by the adrenal glands and it's very natural and much needed, as it increases the release fatty acid from the adipose tissue between meals, wakes you up in the morning, supports the immune system, reduces inflammation, is involved in memory formation and learning, etc... Cortisol keeps you alive, so what should you … Continue reading Signs/symptoms of low cortisol and the top 5 supplements to increase it

13 Natural Anabolic Supplements

There are many supplements touted to boost hypertrophy, however, a lot of them aren't even supported by scientific or real evidence.  This article contains 13 natural anabolic supplements which have scientific and real evidence to show that they can help to grow bigger muscles. Many of the supplements mentioned will increase muscle protein synthesis due … Continue reading 13 Natural Anabolic Supplements