Archive for November 14th, 2012
by Mike Arnold
Having addressed the role of both food and training in stomach distension, we’ll move onto the subject which tends to draw the most interest…drugs. Of all the PEDs used in modern BB’ing, GH & insulin have been deemed the primary culprits and rightly so. However, they are often misrepresented and in many cases attributed a far larger share of the blame than what they are responsible for. Insulin is said to cause distension through the build-up of visceral fat, but unlike subcutaneous fat (which is stored directly beneath the skin), visceral fat is located between and around the vital organs. This form of intra-abdominal fat, when stored to excess, is not only detrimental to one’s health, but adversely affects the appearance of the midsection as well.
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