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Men who took Testosterone but didn't exercise still GAINED MORE mass than men who workout naturally

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  1. MMAart Black Belt

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    Besides enhancing performance, PEDs are taken by athletes and fighters because they help maintain and build lean muscle mass better than exercising naturally.


    Here is a research published in The New England Journal of Medicine:
    (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199607043350101)

    They found that men who took Testosterone and DID NOT exercise (second column from left)
    gained MORE MUSCLE MASS than those who exercised naturally (third column from left)

    ..........................(1st)........ (2nd)......... (3rd).... (4th)
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    What this means is if someone were to take Testosterone and sit on his ass watching TV all day, he would still gain MORE muscle mass than someone who works out regularly but is natural.


    EDIT:

    Here is another study done on 18-35 year old males:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11701431

    Up to 600mg of Testosterone were given for 20 weeks (5 months).
    The men were NOT on any exercise programs.

    The lean mass gained was 7.9kg (17 lbs).
     
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  2. Chitaouri Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    thats bullshit.
     
  3. Toco Steel Belt

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    ok, that's maybe the 100th time that i have seen this thread here

    and pretty cool to see, I for once welcome our PED overlords
     
  4. Benoitthegr8 Bum Life Practitioner Platinum Member

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    Sheeeeit I need to get on the TRT so I can sit on the sofa and get big AF.
     
  5. wilKO Green, White & Gold belt

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    So if someone is natural and sits and watches TV all day how will he do vs someone who trains and takes testosterone?
     
  6. Leinster Rugby Black Belt

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    Does fapping count as exercise?
     
  7. MMAart Black Belt

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    Well, according to the results in the research (top row, 4th column in the graph), the men who took Testosterone and worked out gained nearly six times as much as someone who took a placebo and does no exercise.
     
  8. Boonedoggle Purple Belt

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    Depends...if its one of those semi-hard cocaine induced marathon sessions ending in cramps...then yes.
     
  9. Straightcross Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    So what? That mass will be useless if you don't train your CNS and muscle coordination. Just look at the chinese weightlifters
     
  10. Just Creed Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    That was some night
     
  11. mac11 Blue Belt

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    my mate takes test and is built like a thank. doesn't workout.
     
  12. gimp0 Brown Belt

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    If this is true, I need to get on some TRT. Foreal
     
  13. HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    PED google knowledge getting dropped left and right on these forums brah!

    You mirin sherdogs sources brah???
     
  14. Leroy Jenkins Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Exactly look at the graph.

    The natural lifters still had better squat/bench numbers.

    However the roiders has bigger muscles and were more fat free thus, they were stronger p4p.
     
  15. snw10mm Sherdog Dermatologist on-call Platinum Member

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    What's your point? I'm not terribly surprised. People take drugs of all kinds because they're good, not because they suck. Now combine testosterone plus hard training and you get beast mode.
     
  16. Dublin Dont fear me

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    I need some trt
     
  17. Iroh The Dragon of the West Platinum Member

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    What age were these men? Also, no sourse makes it utterly unreliable.
     
  18. Willek Gold Belt

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    How do you get Testosterone?
     
  19. MMAart Black Belt

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    The source is in the OP:

    The New England Journal of Medicine:
    (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199607043350101)

    The age of the men were between 19-40.
    There were fourty three men randomly divided into the groups.
     
  20. Brit_Brawler Silver Belt

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    People still spout that garbage today on any body building forum I ever visited .
    They just don't want to admit the truth that it's not all their hard work at all. There are plenty of guys out there not juicing who are training twice as hard and will never achieve what a juicer could .
     
  21. Sigmafight Banned Banned

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    Yep, it gets really annoying after a while..
     

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