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Interventions For Enhancing Lean Muscle Mass Gain and Fat Mass Loss During Strength and Speed Training ProtocolsDr. Bill Misner Ph.D.* Ever wonder how, why, and where the flat stomach, thin thighs, and slim hips of your youth disappeared beneath a blanket of fat? There are a number of metabolic mechanisms known to influence body composition outcome. Lean and fat mass are remarkably dependant upon two hormones. Age-induced decreases of human Growth Hormone[hGH] and Testosterone increase adipose tissue storage rate in both the abdomen and hips. Interventions for stimulating increases in both hormones metabolically may result in significant, yet safe, control over body composition outcome. Taking an exogenous hormone supplement is unsafe, often not predictable, and not recommended, unless monitored by a physician through objective blood lab tests. The purpose of this article is to discuss some of the safe natural means to elevating Testosterone[T] and human Growth Hormone[hGH] during strength or speed interval training phases respectively. Hormone elevation intervention should only be practiced in limited interval time periods due to the potential risk of excess hormone levels having a mutagenic opportunity in some, but not all, predisposed individual athletes. HOW DIET INFLUENCES TESTOSTERONE Diet and caloric intake influence the amount of Testosterone produced. Diets higher in protein, cholesterol, saturated fat, ... Read More
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May 8 - 10, 2014
Ocean City, MD