Prolactin hinders fat loss and top 5 ways to lower it

Prolactin is a pretty bad hormone to have elevated at any time. It’s shown to be involved in all kinds of diseases and also (very) negatively affects your body physique wise. Prolactin can be detrimental to your physique through a few mechanisms as I’ll discuss below. #1 Prolactin suppresses steroidogenesis Prolactin inhibits the release of […]

Myth: Burn fat to lose fat. Busted!

The classic “fat-burning hypothesis” is starting to fail; burn fat to lose fat…it doesn’t work that way…entirely. Lots of people want to lose fat and they think cardio or some form of training that burns the most fat will result in the most fat loss. I have already debunked the fasted cardio myth if you […]

Tribulus Terrestris: Not So Useless

Tribulus Terrestris (TT) is an androgenic adaptogen that grows as a shrub on the ground ready to puncture anyone’s feet that dares to walk barefoot around. To make the supplement, most companies use the whole plant, thorns and flowers. I wonder how the story went about the first person that used TT? “Ouch, I just […]

Myth: Fasted cardio for better fat loss. Busted!

  Most people just want to achieve good healthy fat loss with lasting results. They search on the internet how to lose fat quickly, and inevitably comes across fasted cardio. Most dive right in because the “science” makes sense. The science being: When in the fasted state, fat is used for fuel instead of carbs, […]

Retain maximal muscle when dieting: 3 most important points

Maintaining muscle during fat loss is most important, because muscle mass correlates with metabolism. The more muscle you have, the faster your metabolic rate will be.Plus, you worked so hard to get it, now you’ll have to ensure to keep it. Dieting or eating in a caloric deficit can be somewhat stressful on the body, […]

MCT oil, liquid rocket fuel

Medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil is commonly known for its potent ability to aid in fat loss. However, this oil contains much more benefits, which I will discuss in this article. First and foremost, fatty acids can be divided into four groups. These are short-chain- (SCFAs), medium chain- (MCFAs), long chain- (LCFAs) and very long chain […]

Does Niacinamide contribute to diabetes and insulin resistance?

Vitamin B3 comes in a few forms, with niacin (nicotinic acid (NA)), niacinamide (NAM), nicotinamide riboside (NR) and inositol hexanicotinate being the most famous. As you can see from the picture, vitamin B3 can come in three forms from the diet, namely NA, NAM and NR, whereas an endogenous pathway can also synthesize NAM from […]

Uncoupling: Secret to Fat loss and Health

Uncoupling protein, aka thermogenin, are proteins found in the inner mitochondrial membrane of the cell. Protons generated in the Kreb cycle leave the mitochondria via the electron transport chain, and then re-enter the mitochondria via the ATPase enzyme for the synthesis of ATP. This is called coupled respiration. With uncoupled respiration, protons re-enter the mitochondria […]

How much fat should you eat when dieting

Does fat make you fat, are fats just necessary to make you fat for times of famine, and how important is testosterone when cutting? In order to lose weight, you need to be in a caloric deficit – eat less than what you burn. To maintain muscle, exercise performance, a fast metabolism, satiety, protein and […]

How much protein should you eat when dieting

Protein (amino acids) is the only macro-nutrient that can build and help retain muscle when losing fat. Yes, carbohydrates have a protein sparing effect, but if your protein intake isn’t sufficient, carbs won’t be able to spare your muscle during fat loss. And as carbs have to be reduced, due to calorie restriction during a […]

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