How does growth hormone affect muscle growth and protein synthesis?

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Although the growth hormone (somatotropin, HGH) is not an androgenic hormone, it plays an important role in building and keeping muscle mass, and this is truer for the male body. Note that after the puberty period, growth hormone levels in men and women are almost identical. However, due to the presence of various androgens in … Read moreHow does growth hormone affect muscle growth and protein synthesis?

How does Testosterone Affect Muscle Growth and Increase Strength?

Testosterone for muscle growth

In this article, we will tell you in detail about the factors that influence the main male hormone testosterone, which affects the muscle building, strength training of men, endurance and the ability to maintain muscle mass. How testosterone can increase strength workout performance? First of all, we emphasize that testosterone itself is not directly involved … Read moreHow does Testosterone Affect Muscle Growth and Increase Strength?

The effects of male hormones on the quality of life and workout performance of men

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Hormones are substances-signals that are produced by the endocrine system and transmitted with a blood current (humoral) to the organs and cells for their subsequent activation and deactivation.

Hormone molecules can be considered as regulators of almost all metabolic processes in the human body, including those directly related to the quality of life in general and sports performance in particular. The endocrine system of men contains a set of specific steroid hormones, which are called androgens.

 

The brightest representative of this group is testosterone – the main male sex hormone. Note that androgens are present in the female body, but in smaller amounts. Such hormonal system in males is adapted to the biological functional purpose of a man – a strong warrior, who is agile, fast and enduring. In ancient times such qualities allowed to hunt successfully on animals (to get food), and also to effectively carry out security functions (to fight).

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How Growth Hormone Actually Prevents Weight Loss?

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Scientists at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have recently come to the conclusion that growth hormone (GH), besides having all the other functions we already know, also can act straight on the brain to save energy when you are on a strict diet and want to lose weight. “GH receptors are found … Read moreHow Growth Hormone Actually Prevents Weight Loss?

Dietary Supplements for Athletes in High Doses – Good or Bad?

Dietary Supplements for Athletes

The widespread use of dietary supplements in nutrition is an attempt at a new stage in the development of society and the science of nutrition to get harmony with nature and to significantly expand the adaptive capabilities of humans in the face of the constant growth of technological and emotional stress, environmental degradation. Approximate estimates … Read moreDietary Supplements for Athletes in High Doses – Good or Bad?