Deer antler velvet is a safer, more natural alternative to the use of these synthetic anabolic substances.
Deer Antler Velvet for Bodybuilding: How It Works
HGH (human growth hormone), IGF-1 ( insulin-like growth factor 1) and other anabolic steroids have been used by bodybuilders and athletes for a long time for its performance-enhancing qualities. However, more and more people are using deer antler velvet to boost their IGF-1 levels naturally.
The full growth factor matrix includes:
- Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I
- Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) II
- Transforming growth factor alpha (TGF-A)
- Transforming growth factor beta (TGF-B)
- Epidermal growth factor (EGF)
- Erythropoietin (EPO)
- Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs)
- Fibroblast growth factor (FGF)
- Growth differentiation factor-9 (GDF9)
- Interleukins Nerve growth factor (NGF) and other neurotrophins
- Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF)
- Vascular endothelial growth factor
The human body has a limited supply of growth factors, but deer antler velvet is full of them. These little protein particles stimulate cellular healing and growth in response to injury or stress on the surface areas where they sit as a coating for cells throughout your organs such as muscles and bones that need more nourishment than usual due to their active lifestyles;
However, IGF-1 works best when ingested orally rather than applied topically like cream because it digested faster within our stomachs before it can be absorbed into tissues unlike other amino acids which must first pass through an acidic environment (pH > 5).
IGF-1 is a powerful anabolic hormone. It has the potential to increase muscular size and strength, repair connective tissue, and decrease recovery time – all of which can enhance performance in sports.
People often confuseIGF-1 with HGH. The two hormones are very closely related, but they don’t have to do what you might think! While both of these substances enhance growth in the body and promote healthy aging respectively (their mechanisms are different though), there is one more intriguing difference between them.
While your natural production can be hawks or at most lacklustre due largely because it’s only present during childhood development years ago when kids needed all this help boosting their height potentiality before maturity set into place– IGF
IGF-1 is responsible for the anabolic reactions to HGH. It binds to receptors inside the muscle’s cells, which stimulates cell growth. IGF-1 promotes both muscle hypertrophy (growth) and hyperplasia (formation of new muscle cells). Herein lies an important distinction between IGF-1 and anabolic steroids. Although anabolic steroids increase muscle cell growth, it does not create new muscle cells.
It is a well-known fact that IGF-1 levels are significantly correlated to HGH levels. There are natural ways to boost HGH and IGF-1 levels within the body. They can be stimulated or inhibited by a number of physiological factors such as diet, exercise, sleep and medical conditions.
Deer antler velvet is a rich source of IGF-1. Most of the growth factors in deer antler velvet are housed in the antler tips as they are in their growth stage, prior to hardening.
While IGF-1 can be ingested in food, it must pass through the stomach acids before being utilized by the body. This journey through the digestive system limits the absorption of growth factors.
Our deer antler velvet extracts g this issue by bypassing the digestive system. Our unique extraction process preserves the full growth factor matrix in its naturally occurring state. The concentrated 75:1 extract ratio supplies an abundance of growth factors which are absorbed directly into the bloodstream through sublingual administration. Antler Farms® deer antler velvet extract has a high bioavailability of up to 95%.
The consistent use of deer antler velvet extract boosts the level of IGF-1 and other growth factors in the body, safety and effectively.