Pre Workout and Weed

David Johnson (not his real name) was one of the premier bodybuilders of the mid-to-late 1960s. Although he did use drugs, such as anabolic steroids, to win many of his titles, later in his career he disavowed the use of most drugs with one notable exception. Johnson had a preworkout ritual that he claimed allowed him to train more intensely and concentrate more effectively throughout his training session. What was his secret? The enigmatic root of his preworkout ritual...

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Spiral of Denial

Matt has become a contributor here on the blog and I enjoy the work he has done not only for The Concussion Blog but for everyone. It’s not a secret that a bit of Matt goes a long way, to say he is opinionated would be a complete understatement. Matt has very valuable insight into many things; performance enhancing drugs (his book Spiral of Denial is a must read), catastrophic injuries and concussions. He has lived all of them, making what he has to say valuable. Just like...

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Samir Bannout Diet

Three months before Christmas 1983, Samir Bannout flexed his “decorated” lumbar region in Munich, West Germany, for the IFBB Mr. Olympia judges. Since then, the high definition found in a muscular lower back has been called a “Christmas tree”. Known as the “Lion of Lebanon” because of his birthplace (Beirut, Lebanon), Samir roared into America in 1974 and settled first in Detroit. In that city, he was crowned 1978 Mr. Michigan. In 1979, he won the Best in the World event...

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Melanin Libido

Does the word “melanotan” ring a word? What about melanotan I or II? Surely, you must have heard or read about it somewhere, somehow! For starters, melanotan is actually a peptide, a tanning peptide to be exact. It is a popular type of peptide that helps increase your body’s ability to produce more melanin – a substance that actually gives the skin a deep tan. Melanin is your body’s protection against the harmful rays of the sun, specifically ultraviolet (UV) rays. This...

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Brock Falkenhagen

The steroid operation originated with Brock Falkenhagen, owner of Fitness Associates and Smoothie Factory in Sugar Land, when his activities came to the attention of law enforcement in late 2006 for importing and distributing GeneScience Jintropin brand human growth hormone (HGH). Falkenhagen also allegedly manufactured and distributed anabolic steroids from some time in 2001 through September 7, 2007. Falkenhagen was well-connected in the Sugar Land / Stafford / Missouri...

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Patrick Arnold Ergopharm

Because of the BALCO “ordeal”, several very key people have been made infamous in the sporting/supplement world. While BALCO founder Victor Conte has found a warm and friendly home in mainstream media. In fact, he’s the first line of defense when it comes to aberrant cops, crooked lawyers, lying cheating journalists and lawsuit-filing athletes. Other BALCO characters have soaked up less of the spotlight and more of the federal government’s attention....

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Jim Manion

Jim Manion is one of the biggest names in the bodybuilding world. While he was a competitive bodybuilder in his youth and took home many first place trophies – he is truly legendary because he is one of the key members of the Mr. Olympia itself. He is currently a chairman on the NPC and also president of IFBB pro. He’s also head judge at the Mr. Olympia competition. Basically, he oversees who wins. We went searching through our vaults and pulled out this never before seen...

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Does Bulbine Natalensis Work

Bulbine Natalensis is a potent African herb that has become a popular addition to supplement stacks catered to those who want to boost libido and testosterone levels. This herb has been used in traditional medicine as a natural aphrodisiac, and has had numerous studies conducted on it. However, in supplement form it is better known as prolensis, while in its herb form Africans call it ingcelwane, rooiwortel, and ibhucu. Bulbine natalensis has been studied on male rats with...

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Asia Pharma Legit

You might have a prescription for a particular type of medication, but there might come a time when you need something else. Why is this important? Well if you decide to use an online pharmacy you want to know that their able to offer you a wide range of different options. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that it would be better to have a smaller selection and focus on providing the best in that area right? Well there are some options out there like this, but...

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