Author: Vigorous Steve

C-Reactive Protein & Carrier Oils Within Pharmaceuticals
Blood Work | Health & Longevity | Organs & Biology | Performance Enhancing Drugs | Supplementation

C-Reactive Protein & Carrier Oils Within Pharmaceuticals

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is a ring-shaped serum protein whose concentrations rise in response to inflammation. Currently it’s considered as the key bio-marker of local and systemic inflammation. CRP is mainly produced in the liver in response to inflammation and tissue damage, but it can also be produced locally by other…

Vitamin & Mineral Deficiency Check List For Enhanced Bodybuilders
Blood Work | Health & Longevity | Nutrition | Organs & Biology | Performance Enhancing Drugs | Supplementation

Vitamin & Mineral Deficiency Check List For Enhanced Bodybuilders

Enhanced bodybuilders, strength athletes, or fitness enthusiasts often mistake vitamin & mineral deficiencies for side-effects related to Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). In this article, every micro-nutrient deficiency is covered and how they could be misinterpreted for side-effects associated with PEDs commonly used by bodybuilders. The body requires different vitamins &…

Everything You Need To Know About Protein Powders
Health & Longevity | Nutrition | Supplementation | Training

Everything You Need To Know About Protein Powders

One of the most popular (and completely unnecessary) food supplements in the fitness industry is whey protein powder. Commonly used to get more protein in your diet, directly after your training session to cover the post-workout “anabolic window” or used as a high-protein flavoring agent for oatmeal or pancakes. It’s…

Personality & Behavioral Disorders in the Fitness Industry
Female Specific | Health & Longevity | Men Specific | Opinion Pieces

Personality & Behavioral Disorders in the Fitness Industry

Most of the Conditions Discussed in this Section will be in relation to People who Gravitate to the Fitness Industry. Individuals who enjoy Recreational or Competitive Body Building or simply fall in the “Gym Rat” Category. None of these Behaviors will directly cause Harm to the Body, but rather Indirect…

How to Interpret Scientific Studies
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How to Interpret Scientific Studies

Science is often used as a Validation Point in order to implement certain Methods into your Body Building or Fitness Regime. YouTube is full of “Science Based” Instructional Videos that proclaim to have the Fastest, most Efficient, most Effective, Highest Results, least Side-Effects, etc. Methods, because a Specific Study confirms…

Managing Electrolytes for Optimal Bodily Functions
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Managing Electrolytes for Optimal Bodily Functions

For the body to function at its utmost peak performance, ALL electrolytes need to be consumed in the correct ratio’s & amounts, consistently on a daily basis. You’re constantly losing electrolytes through sweat or in urine and need to replenish them to keep the body’s electrolyte content stable! You can…

Body Building & Physical Transformation is about Momentum
Health & Longevity | Men Specific | Opinion Pieces | Performance Enhancing Drugs

Body Building & Physical Transformation is about Momentum

Momentum is the single most Important aspect of Body Building or any Physique Transformation. While it’s nothing more than a String of Successful Days where you Accomplished everything your needed to do in order to reach your Goals, any Deviation from a Successful Day and you lose the Momentum and…

The Main & Secondary Reasons to use a Certain Performance Enhancing Drug
Fat Loss & Contest Prep | Men Specific | Organs & Biology | Performance Enhancing Drugs

The Main & Secondary Reasons to use a Certain Performance Enhancing Drug

In this article, Coach Steve discusses the main & secondary reasons why you would want to add particular Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) to your Protocol. The list mentioned below is not the only reason to use specific PEDs; consider it an easy check-list before deciding to adjust your existing PED…

Benefits of Different Massage Treatments
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Benefits of Different Massage Treatments

There are a few different massage treatments which you can incorporate into your recovery protocol. While it’s generally not required to do massage treatments during the beginning stages of bodybuilding or strength sports, it certainly is beneficial once you’ve developed some scar tissue and overuse injuries. Coach Steve does weekly…

Anabolic to Androgenic Ratio of Steroids
Performance Enhancing Drugs

Anabolic to Androgenic Ratio of Steroids

The Anabolic to Androgenic Ratio helps to determine a Steroid’s clinical application. In medical settings, compounds with a high Androgenic to Anabolic ratio are used for Androgen-Replacement Therapies; Hormone Replacement Therapy in adults, Androgen-Deficiency Therapy in teenagers, or masculinizing Transgender Hormone Therapy for women who identify as men. Whereas Steroids…