Boost IGF1 Naturally To Gain Muscle and Lose Fat

Boost IGF1 Naturally To Gain Muscle and Lose Fat

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Let’s consider why you would boost IGF1 naturally.  You’ve probably heard of athletes and bodybuilders injecting IGF-1 in order to grow huge. IGF-1 is a natural hormone similar to insulin.  Fact is, insulin itself has an amazing impact on muscle growth.  IGF-1 stands for insulin-like growth factor-1.

Studies have shown that it only takes a small increase in IGF-1 to produce positive changes you may be looking for.

What is IGF-1

IGF1 isn’t a top secret chemical nor is it a steroid. It’s a polypeptide protein hormone that plays a vital role in children’s growth and in muscle growth in adults.

This hormone is produced when the liver is stimulated by Human Growth Hormone. When hGH levels rise in the bloodstream, the liver responds by producing bursts of IGF-1.  These bursts then stimulate cell growth and regeneration, especially in muscles.

The primary purpose of IGF-1 is to promote cell growth. And the most positively affected cells in the body seem to be muscle, bone, skin, lungs, liver, nerves, and kidneys.

Why boost IGF1 naturally?

Scientific tests have been conducted on substances that increase Insulin-like Growth Factor to determine the benefits of IGF-1. It’s been shown that when these natural substances are taken responsibly, these products can improve healing, recovery times, and muscularity. IGF-1 can also improve the skin and reduce fat.

When tested on muscle injury repair and recovery, high IGF-1 levels in the blood are shown to help recover not only faster, but also stronger.

Anti-Aging with IGF-1

HGH levels drop by as much as 80% from age 20 to age 60. When HGH levels drop, the liver is not stimulated to produce IGF-1.  IGF-1 helps prevent age related muscle, bone, and skin degeneration.  So keeping IGF-1 production high along with HGH has positive effects on aging.

Whether you’re an athlete, someone who wants to reduce the effects of aging, or someone who wants to be as fit and healthy as possible, IGF-1 can benefit you.  Better yet, you can boost IGF1 naturally without injections or risk.

Sly Stallone Workout

So what was the Sylvester Stallone bodybuilding routine that got him in such incredible shape for the film The Expendables? Actually, his awesome physique, even at 60, is the result of a lifetime focus on workout, diet, and lifestyle.

“Now I focus on a variety of exercises, working out three times a week for 90 minutes per session. I really feel good, much stronger than I’ve ever felt actually. Something’s working”, Stallone says.

Here’s Stallone’s Workout

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Fit Over 40 Advantage For Men

Fit Over 40 Advantage For Men

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See the complete review of Fit Over 40.  Jon Benson was sick, fat and slowly dying. He accidentally stumbled onto a simple secret that not only took off excess weight and saved him from an early grave, but also exploded his energy and health to levels never even dreamed of.

Spending the last few years tweaking and perfecting this amazing health and fitness breakthrough, he created a program and a format that lets you get the same results. See Strength Training For Men Over 40.

Within 12 months, he totally reversed the damage done to his body and literally slashed at least 10-15 years off his biological age:

    *    Body fat decreased from 38% to 9%

    *    Muscle mass skyrocketed by 14 pounds

    *    Strength almost doubled

    *    Waist quickly shrank from 44 to 33

    *    Aerobic capacity increased

*    Blood pressure dropped

*    Resting heart rate fell from 98 to 59

*    Hormones evened out

He was 40 and fit!

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Based on his success, Jon’s idea was to compile a book with role models telling about their own transformations, in their own words.

He knew that a book of role models would be much more powerful than just telling his own story and only one example. So he searched the globe and found 52 average people who made amazing transformations of their own and would share their stories.

Role models didn’t mean pro athletes, fitness professionals, or celebrities with personal trainers and dietitians. His role models are regular people like you and me who achieved incredible transformations.

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Tom Venuto is the co-author of Fit Over 40. He is a natural bodybuilder and has provided his workout and diet to thousands people just like you.


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Expendables Movie – Stallone and Crews Workouts & Diets

Expendables Movie – Stallone and Crews Workouts & Diets

ExpendablesThe Expendables, a Sylvester Stallone Movie with an all-star cast of action film heavyweights, was released in 2010. Not only did Stallone star in the movie, he also co-wrote and directed the film.  So how did Stallone and Crews get fit for the movie?

Joining Stallone in this action hit are Dolph Lundgren, Mickey Rourke, Jet Li, Gary Daniels, Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. In fact, Arnold and Sylvester are the senior leaders of celebrity fitness.

Newer players who join the gang are Randy Couture, Jason Statham, Terry Crews, and Steve Austin.

So the film is about a group of elite mercenaries, whose mission is to overthrow a Latin American dictator.

It draws from the blockbuster action films of the 80s and 90s. Rocky Balboa and Rambo were other characters that highlighted Sylvester Stallone’s bodybuilding accomplishment.

The movie received mixed reviews from critics but it was a commercial success, topping the box office. Stallone is currently starring in Expendables 2.

Expendables CastExpendables movie

  • Sylvester Stallone as Barney Ross
  • Senyo Amoaku as Tall Pirate
  • Steve Austin as Dan Paine
  • Charisma Carpenter as Lacy
  • Stuart Cartwright as Master Chief
  • Randy Couture as Toll Road
  • Terry Crews as Hale Caesar (See Terry Crews Diet)
  • Gary Daniels as The Brit
  • Gisele Itié as Sandra Garza
  • Lauren Jones as Cheyenne
  • Amin Joseph as Pirate Leader
  • Jet Li as Yin Yang
  • Dolph Lundgren as Gunnar Jensen
  • Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira as Garza’s Bodyguard #1
  • Eric Roberts as James Munroe
  • Mickey Rourke as Tool
  • Jason Statham as Lee Christmas
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger as Trench (Cameo)
  • Bruce Willis as Mr. Church (Cameo)
  • David Zayas as General Garza


Terry Crews Expendables Training

Randy Couture Expendables Training

Sylvester Stallone Bodybuilding Workout

For 50 year old men and older, what was Sly Stallone’s workout that got him in such incredible shape for the film? Actually, his awesome physique, even at 60, is the result of a lifetime focus on workout, diet, and lifestyle.

“Now I focus on a variety of exercises, working out three times a week for 90 minutes per session. I really feel good, much stronger than I’ve ever felt actually. Something’s working”, Stallone says.

Here’s Stallone’s Workout.

Here’s Sylvester Stallone’s Diet

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Burn Fat Feed Muscle Workout

Burn Fat Feed Muscle Workout

burn fat feed muscleBurn fat feed muscle.  In fact, you can do it at the same time.  Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle is a best selling workout routine on the internet.

Want a body like Sylvester Stallone? This program can do it for you! This simultaneous fat burning, muscle building program gives you access to insider information that has been allowing a small group of men and women to gain muscle without adding an ounce of fat.

If you’re over 50, this 50+ fitness “friendly” workout routine and diet will really make a difference for you.

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Burn Fat Feed Muscle

The ultimate plan for permanent weight loss.

The Burn The Fat Feed The Muscle system by Tom Venuto is the ultimate plan for permanent weight loss and getting the lean fit physique so many people strive for.

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Venuto’s book is a 341 page step by step guide providing a tremendous amount of information. It gives you comprehensive foundation along with guidance to create your own diet and exercise plan specific to your goals and body type.

Tom Venuto Workout
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Everyone’s body reacts to food differently. Whether it’s carbs, protein, fat, total calories, timing of meals, there is a formula specific to you and a perfect diet.

Burn Fat Feed Muscle covers everything you need to know about eating healthy and the effects foods and macronutrients have on your body. You’ll learn how to lose fat and reshape your body through diet and exercise.

So if you’re only looking for a book on casual dieting, there are others that would suit you better. But if you’re serious about changing how you look, eat, and live your life, Burn the Fat is for you.

The program covers cardio workouts, helping you choose the best exercises and machines. Weight training workouts are also covered in detail with sample workouts and a frequently asked questions section.

Besides the big 341 page book, you get several valuable bonuses that are easy to read and provide additional tips. You can also take advantage of Tom Venuto’s membership site loaded with audio files, recipes, reviews, articles, and online calculators.

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Stallone 4-Hour Body Takes Only 1 Hour a Week

Stallone 4-Hour Body Takes Only 1 Hour a Week

stallone 4-hour bodyCan you get a body like Sylvester Stallone working out only four hours a month? A Stallone 4-hour body may very well be possible as outlined in the book The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss.

It has given me real results, immediate results, from information and techniques that I have never seen in 25 years of bodybuilding and strength training.

Tim accepts that each person responds differently to stimuli. Even with that, his workout and diet “test subjects” have included thousands of people, rather than just himself and a handful of others.

And with over 5 years of testing, there’s proof to back up his results.

My fitness needs as a 50 year old have changed over the years. Also, the stuff that worked for me in the past, just doesn’t have the same effect on me now – diet, exercise, and supplements.


So when I tried some of Ferriss’s techniques and tips, I was surprised by what I saw . . . results and obvious changes!

For example – lower bodyfat, lower cholesterol, higher testosterone, more strength. It was actually fun to try things too.  And different from what other “gurus” preach.  I now eat regularly on Ferris’s slow carb diet plan.  (I’m testing the effects on IGF-1).

stallone 4-hour bodySomething I noticed was that Ferriss outlines programs or experiments that look very similar to what others have offered. However, he seems to identify the one or two minor differences or modifications that make all the difference.

Some of the interest in four hour body is Ferriss’s approach. Everything is an experiment . . . on himself.  He starts with a question … I wonder how I can get X result with the least effort … minimalist methods for rapid body transformation.  What he calls Minimum Effective Dose or MED.

You see, he’s not one of those exercise junkies who’s willing to give up hours of his day to see no incremental gain. There’s no “do extra for good measure”.  And if the minimum doesn’t provide visible results, change it.  For men over 50, this is a key.

Along those lines, Ferris says don’t use physical recreation to achieve fitness goals. It doesn’t work.  Sports are for enjoyment.  Full potential fitness comes from a completely different, controlled effort.

This book is over 400 pages not including appendices. But in my opinion, the book offers more than all other diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle programs on the market.  No matter what your goals, you’ll get SOMETHING out of this book, even if you’re already in great shape and accustomed to doing your own research.  If you’re not in good shape, hold onto your hat, because chances are you’ll see huge results.  With the least effort you’ve ever had to put in.

Stallone 4-hour body

A Stallone 4-hour body is possible and I promote The 4-Hour Body because it’s exciting. Exciting to see such simple actions producing dramatic changes quickly, after so many years of seeing nothing so dramatic.  Exciting because it’s fun and interesting to do something for your body that’s unconventional and seems to not make sense (check out how Ferriss determined why Michael Phelps the Olympic swimmer consumes 12,000 calories a day, yet his daily swimming only burns 3,000 to 4,000 a day.  What happens to all those other calories?).

It’s unconventional and some ideas may seem a little drastic, but it works, no matter your age or sex (and yes he talks a lot about sex in this book). Best part, it only costs about $15 in hard copy.  I challenge you to find me some other “guru’s” latest health program with secrets this easy and quick to put in action.  Especially without having to pay hundreds of dollars.

Like I said, hold onto your hat, and get ready for something completely different that truly works. Order your copy of The 4-Hour Body today.  This is not a sexy, mainstream, celebrity type workout either.

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Here’s the Low Carb Diet Plan in detail.

How does Lindsey Vonn workout

Don’t just follow a celebrity workout plan or decide “I want a Sylvester Stallone body”. 

Instead go for their “look” and follow a program like The 4-Hour Body or Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle.

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Bodybuilding Workouts Should Be Simple

Bodybuilding Workouts Should Be Simple

sly stallone bodybuilding workoutsEffective Bodybuilding Workouts

Great bodybuilding workouts do not need to be complicated and a handful of tried and true exercise programs have built great physiques through the years. Try these for a Sylvester Stallone Body.

Here’s some of the best bodybuilder workouts – Full Body Routines by Chad Waterbury and 5 x 5 Training. Men 50+ years old here’s the best workout for muscle growth after turning 50.

Too many trainees believe your workouts need to become ever more complicated to be effective.

They find it hard to believe that anything simple will work. In actuality, bodybuilding workout routines that have been around for years can have the best results.


Supercharged After 50 Workouts

One such regimen is the 5×5 (five sets of five) program. Check out Supercharged After 50 Workout Routines for alternatives.  Also, see Sylvester Stallone Bodybuilding –  Sylvester Stallone Body Routine for a celebrity workout for a 71 year old man.

It’s a fact that every top bodybuilder is a genetic freak and uses steroids. They will gain muscle size on virtually any program they use.  Even so, they are at or near their genetic limit for muscular growth.  Because of this, they have to train with extreme intensity and volume to eek out additional growth.

To get this intensity and volume, bodybuilders need to split workouts into body parts. Full body type bodybuilding workouts just won’t work.  Now for the other 99% of guys out there, all with average genetics and still far from their genetic limits, full body training is definitely the way to train.

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High Frequency Training 2

“The Best Results I Ever Got From A Workout!”


Since I started working out with mostly gymnastic rings and bodyweight exercises using the HFT exercise program, I’ve gotten much stronger and have added substantial muscle . . . and this comes after 36 years of working out and trying multiple mass media bodybuilding workouts!

After major rotator cuff surgery, my doctor said I would never again be able to do exercises like dips and bench presses.  Now I use all body weight movements with rings.  I enjoy the challenge and without any weight lifting my arms are the biggest they’ve ever been (consider how an Olympic gymnast’s biceps look).

I even travel with my rings and straps frequently staying in hotels for work and working out in my room.  Check out HFT2 to get started immediately!

Full Body Workout Routines for Muscle Growth

Here are bodybuilding routines tested and promoted by Chad Waterbury. Check out his archives for other great info and workout routines – Chad Waterbury.

Workout #1: Full Body / 2 Lifts Per Day / 3 Days Per Week

For this workout, pick 2 compound exercises – 1 upper body and 1 lower body. Perform the same 2 lifts 3 times per week. Lift as quickly as the weight will allow with good form.

Example: Standing Military Press and Deadlift. The standing military/deadlift combination hits nearly every muscle group in your body.

For sets and reps, use 5×5 or 5 sets of 5 reps with the heaviest weight possible. Workout Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Deadlift for 5 reps

Rest 45 seconds

Standing military press for 5 reps

Rest 45 seconds then repeat the combination of 2 lifts 4 more times (5 total rounds).  Try to add a small amount of weight each week and continue the program for 6 weeks.

Workout #2: Full Body / 3 Lifts Per Day / 3 Days Per Week

Here’s another full body workout consisting of one upper body pushing lift, one upper body pulling lift, and one lower body compound lift. The 3 lifts are performed in a circuit – do one set of each different lift along with prescribed rest then repeat the cycle.

Monday – 8 set of 3 reps each, rest 30 seconds between each set




Wednesday – 5 sets of 5 reps each, rest 30 seconds between each set

One-arm row

One-arm shoulder press

Reverse lunge

Friday – 4 sets of 10 reps each, rest 30 seconds between each set

Pull-up with a narrow grip or lat machine pull down.

Incline dumbbell bench press

Front squat

This workout routine changes loads in each workout and allows you to recover and grow. Make sure your nutrition is right and you’re getting plenty of sleep.

Workout #3: Full Body / 25 Total Reps / 3 Days Per Week

Waterbury has found that a volume of 25 total reps for each lift in a routine, with a load that you can only lift 6 times the first set, is best. Perform these bodybuilding workouts as a circuit to get maximum rest between each lift of the same exercise.

Here are 3 versions of this plan:

Bodybuilding Routine #1

In the first routine, you do as many reps as you can in each set. So you don’t have a fixed target number of reps in each set, only 25 total in all the sets combined.  This workout plan is outlined in Waterbury’s book Huge in a Hurry.

Use a weight that lets you do no more than 6 reps for your first set. Continue using that amount of weight and complete as many reps as possible each time (AMAP) until you reach 25 reps per exercise.  Also added to the 3 compound exercises of this workout, is 1 isolation exercise which lets you focus on any lagging body parts.


1.Upper body pull (chins, rows) for as many reps as possible (AMAP)

Rest 30 seconds

2.Upper body push (dips, bench, military) for AMAP

Rest 30 seconds

3.Squat or deadlift for AMAP

Rest 30 seconds

4.Isolation exercise (curl, shoulder laterals, abs, calf raise, triceps extension, etc) for AMAP

Rest 30 seconds then repeat 1-4 in circuit fashion for enough sets to reach 25 total reps in each exercise

Bodybuilding Routine #2

Use the classic 5×5 (5 sets of 5 reps) to reach 25 total reps.

Use the heaviest weight you can for 5 reps in each set. You can change the weight from set to set if you need.

1.Upper body pull (chins, rows) for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

2.Upper body push (dips, bench, military) for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

3.Squat or deadlift for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

4.Isolation exercise (curl, shoulder laterals, abs, calf raise, triceps extension, etc) for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds then repeat 1-4 in circuit fashion 4 more times to complete 5 rounds total.

Bodybuilding Routine #3

Complete 8 sets of 3 reps in a circuit (8×3). 8 rounds and do 3 reps per set. This type of routine seems to add muscle the fastest.

Use the heaviest weight you can for 3 reps in each set. You can change the weight from set to set if you need.

1.Upper body pull (chins, rows) for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

2.Upper body push (dips, bench, military) for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

3.Squat or deadlift for 5 reps

Rest 30 seconds

4.Isolation exercise (curl, shoulder laterals, abs, calf raise, triceps extension, etc) for 3 reps

Rest 30 seconds then repeat 1-4 in circuit fashion 7 more times to complete 8 rounds total.

5X5 Bodybuilding Workouts

Famous bodybuilder Reg Park used it to build tremendous size and strength. The 5×5 program is still one of the most effective programs for adding size and strength. As a good bodybuilder workout, it combines intensity and volume to build strength and size without over-training.  See The Daniel Craig Workout for a version of this routine.

Instead of complicated workouts that are a real chore, the 5×5 is simple and gets results. See Burn The Fat Feed The Muscle for excellent advice from Tom Venuto.

What is the 5×5 Workout

The 5×5 program simply means doing five sets of five reps per exercise. For example, you would do two warm-up sets of 10 reps. Then load the bar with the weight you will do 5 sets.

Choose a weight that only becomes difficult to complete on your fifth set. When you can do five reps on all five sets, increase the weight.

Rest Periods: For strength, rest 3 minutes between sets. For size: Rest 90 seconds between sets.  For combination of strength and size: Rest 2 minutes between sets.

Workout Days

In terms of workout days, you can do a split routine working out the upper body one day and lower body the next. You can also do a full body workout 3 times per week. Try each to see which works best for you. The New High Intensity Training offers a quicker form of muscle development than the 5×5, in only 2 full body workouts per week.

Exercise Choice

Use compound exercises for your workouts such as squats, deadlifts, barbell rows, bench presses, and weighted dips.

Limit your isolation exercises. Instead of repeating the same exercises in each session, change the movement for each muscle group.

For chest, you could perform bench presses on Monday, weighted dips on Wednesday, and incline benches on Friday.

This allows you to progress without plateaus and without injury. Here’s a sample 5×5  workout:

Full Body 5×5


Bench Press

Barbell Rows


Stiff Leg Deadlift

Abs – Cable Pull Down 2×5


Weighted Dips

Chin Ups (may use weights)


Abs – Hanging Leg Raise 2×5


Incline Bench Press

Renegade Dumbell Rows

Front Squats

Leg Curls

Abs/Obliques – Side Bends 2×5

More great bodybuilding workouts Workout Database


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