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Aug

12

Initial KetoForce (BHB mixed salts) Data

By Patrick Arnold

On my last blog I promised  I would show you some data on my KetoForce product (BHB mixed salts).  I have two sets of data – the first showing blood beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) responses and the second showing specific changes in physiological parameters during a controlled exercise experiment. The blood data was done at a university […]

Aug

2

Instant Ketosis?

By Patrick Arnold

  In late 2010 a professor from a university in Florida approached me to see if I could synthesize a compound that he wanted to use in his research.  This compound was what is known as a “ketone ester”.  This ketone ester is a synthetic prodrug which, after ingestion, your body naturally breaks down into […]

Jun

4

Progesterone Derivative Sold as Prohormone

By Patrick Arnold

  I was recently asked a question about a very strange new prohormone product.  What makes it strange is that is actually based on a female hormone – specifically it is based upon a hormone called 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone. 17a-hydroxyprogesterone (or 17-HP) is a hormone intermediate in the steroidogenic pathway between progesterone and androstenedione.  17-HP is present […]

Apr

9

More Craziness over Craze

By Patrick Arnold

As I said in my last piece, things are moving fast in this Craze scandal.  Word just came out today that the product was tested in Sweden and confirmed to contain the same meth analog that the Australian federal police said they identified “In this material we found substances chemically similar to amphetamine and that […]

Apr

4

Craziness over Craze

By Patrick Arnold

Driven Sports (formerly Designer Supplements) is a somewhat popular company in the sports nutrition arena. They have a dedicated cult following due to their history of introducing controversial and intriguing products such as the now infamous designer steroid “superdrol” to the market place. Their latest hit product is a “pre-workout” product called Craze. This product […]

Feb

5

Stem cell breakthrough for muscle repair and growth??

By Patrick Arnold

What if they could liposuction fat out of you, put it in some machine, and then get super cells out the other end that you could have injected into your muscles to repair injury and possibly cause local growth? It sounds pretty cool doesn’t it? Apparently this is what some new research suggests is possible, […]

Jan

11

The Bulimia Machine

By Patrick Arnold

You may have heard of the new personal stomach pump invention by the guy that brought us the Segway personal transport thingy. The contraption is called the AspireAssist Device. In Europe the device has been clinically tested on several overweight people and found to be very effective over the long term. 24 obese people lost […]

Sep

17

Breaking new research on ursolic acid shows increases in brown fat production and confirms muscle building potential

By Patrick Arnold

The most interesting health and fitness related natural compound to come around within the last decade or so has got to be ursolic acid. I have been aware of its benefits for quite some time but it wasn’t until last year that I really became excited. It was then that a landmark study was released […]

Jun

13

To Graze or to Gorge??

By Patrick Arnold

Current opinion amongst diet experts regarding frequency of meals tells us that it is healthier to eat fewer small meals a day than one large meal.  It is thought that this leads to more stable blood sugar and lower insulin levels – which leads to less fat gain and the subsequent metabolic consequences thereof, such […]

Apr

30

New Steroid Sold as Supplement Part 2

By Patrick Arnold

If you read part one you know I am discussing the mystery steroid in the product known as “Super DMZ”.  I have to warn you, part 2 is going to be a little technical.  I will summarize what is important though in simple language at the end. The ingredient is referred to most commonly as […]