IGF-1/LR 3 INSULIN LIKE GROWTH FACTOR
WHAT IS IGF-1/LR3
IGF-1 is polypeptide long-chain amino acid peptide hormone. Insulin-like Growth Factor (Long-R3 IGF-1), an 83 amino acid analog of IGF-1 is a highly anabolic hormone released primarily in the liver with the stimulus of growth hormone (HGH).
IGF-1 is a peptide molecule and is about the same size and structure as insulin. IGF hormone analogs are known as growth factor polypeptide hormones. In the body, IGF-1 is released in the presence of Human Growth Hormone and functions to promote nitrogen retention and increases in protein synthesis. Growth peptides cause a direct effect on muscles in the body by actual development of fresh muscle fibers and cells.
Many believe in the value of using IGF to promote muscle building. It is thought that it anything it does not cause the loss of muscle. It is often used in addition to other therapy by bodybuilders to enhance exercise potential and improve physique.
WHAT MAY BE THE BENEFITS OF GFI 1/LR3
- Muscle hypertrophy effects
- Conserves muscle in heifers
- Increase lean muscle mass
- Improve athletic performance
- Improve muscle recovery after workouts
- Reduce recovery time after injuries
- Boost muscle protein synthesis
- Reduce Body Fat
HOW TO TAKE IGF 1 /LR 3
Compounding pharmacy in the USA produce and sell in a few different strengths. Typically it is supplied in 1000 mcg per 2 ml vial.
Dosage suggestion from studies agree to inject 20-50 mcg SQ/IM daily for a max of 6-7 weeks.
Desensitization can and does occur around 6 weeks after initial time of use. It is recommended to take 20-40 days off prior to starting another course of IGF1/LR3 again
Some physicians suggest consuming protein with a blend of simple &
complex carbohydrates 15-20 minutes prior to administering IGF-1/ LR
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS
Some possible side effects with IGF-1/LR3 could be:
● Joint pain
● Muscle pain
● Possible hypoglycemia