Muscle building during anti-androgenic birth control (eg Yasmin,

Hello friends, has any of you had or have had anti-androgenic birth control and tried to reshape their body with strength and resistance training? I am currently taking Natazia (Qlaira in Europe) which contains estrogen and a progestin called Dienogest which has important anti-androgenic properties. I’ve struggled with acne, hair growth, painful periods, and high …

Data-Based Muscle, Strength and Fat Loss Goals to Set Realistic

Matter I thought this was a really interesting article on realistic training, muscle building, strength levels and weight loss. We highly recommend reading the entire article, but here are the points that really stand out: At first you should expect to gain an average of 1kg/2lbs of muscle per month with a “normal” range of …

1.5 years of weight and muscle gain progress + Caroline Girvan mini review

Hi all, I wanted to share it here because I hope someone will find this useful! The transformation took over 1.5 years, but in the last 5-6 months, my progress has really accelerated, which is when I started weightlifting seriously with Caroline Girvan’s programs. Photos: https://imgur.com/a/ftDLJSV Stats: 5’7” 27 F 113–>123 lbs Nutrition: In the …