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Understanding the Mystery Surrounding Peptides for Muscle Growth

Understanding the Mystery Surrounding Peptides for Muscle Growth

Are peptide stacks a confusing second language to you?

Peptide stacks could be the missing puzzle piece in your fitness regime. Using peptides for muscle growth is a wise choice if you think your fitness results are inhibited by a lack of hormones.

When exercise and diet aren't getting the job done, you might need peptides. Peptides can enhance your workout results by safely building muscles and increasing your endurance.

Studies have proven that having a fitness plan can add years on to your life. People are enjoying longer lives than ever before. 35- 44% of adults are physically active when over the age of 75, but not all of them see results.

Muscle becomes harder to grow as we get older or if you experience hormone deficiencies. Consistency, diet and intensity are all vital to reaching your fitness goals. However, many people do everything right and still fail to see results.

Are you considering hormone replacement therapy? This article will look at how you can safely use peptides to boost your body's natural growth hormone. We will break down what a peptide is and how they can help you build muscles.

What's a Peptide?

First, you need to understand what a peptide is and how it's created.

Peptides are created when proteins are created. Proteins are formed within our cells through a chain of naturally occurring biological events. The process starts with the release of a human growth hormone.

Your body naturally creates a human growth hormone (or hGH). Your pituitary gland will disperse the hGH into your body. The presence of hGH kick starts the process of protein synthesis.

Protein synthesis is a naturally occurring process in our bodies. This process is necessary for the creation of new proteins to take place. When proteins are created, peptides are formed.

How exactly are proteins formed? Proteins are just a long string of amino acids. The amino acid strings are usually between 2-50 amino acids long. The interaction between the amino acids causes them to form a bond.

Peptides are the bond that holds the amino acids together. Both proteins and peptides live in our cells. Proteins give our cells their shape and peptides give our cells operating power.

Peptides can help build muscles, burn fat, give you energy and so much more. Tiny, little peptides help give our bodies the nutrients and energy we need. Introducing peptides into your fitness regime can help you maximize results.

Best Peptides

Healthy, protein-rich cells will provide you with an ideal metabolism and muscle growth abilities. There are 3 ways to obtain a peptide. Your body can create peptides, you can eat peptides, or you can add manufactured peptide to your health plan.

Research shows, a safe option is to use two of the best peptides on the market. These peptides are sermorelin and ipamorelin. Sermorelin and ipamorelin are safe, manufactured peptides.

Even with the right work out plan and perfect diet, our body doesn't always release enough hGH. Without enough hGH present, new peptides won't be formed to help with muscle growth and fat loss.

By the time you reach the age of 60, your hGH production is dramatically reduced. In fact, by the time your 60, your hormone level reduces up to 80% in production levels.

Peptides will gradually rebalance your body's human growth hormone levels. As the peptides safely work with your pituitary gland, functions are restored back to normal.

Peptides can help with fat loss by stopping our bodies from burning glucose. With limited glucose being burned and exercise, optimal fat loss goals can be achieved.

Sermorelin and ipamorelin are two unique peptides. Let's take a look at why these are the two best peptides to add to your health regime.

Why use Ipamorelin?

Ipamorelin is famous in the bodybuilding world for safely achieving results.

This powerful peptide will help your body release the growth hormone. Remember, the growth hormone will help maximize your ability to grow muscle. This is why sometimes you will hear it referred to as the muscle growth hormone.

Everyone is unique and will have their own specific dosage requirements. Factors such as age, history of use and workout regime will be contributing factors. The standard Ipamorelin dosage is 200 to 300 mcg.

Ipamorelin is powerful and relatively fast acting. This peptide will attach to the hGH receptor in your brain. Then your pituitary gland will release the human growth hormone.

Another benefit of ipamorelin is its ability to localize effects. This peptide is unlike other peptides, it's more gentle and intrusive. Ipamorelin is able to concentrate its efforts directly to the hGH.

Your other biological functions won't be affected by using ipamorelin. The only major change will be the increased release of the hGH.

Individuals won't have to worry about ipamorelin producing increased cortisol levels either. This peptide will gently increase the release of the hGH.

Gentle release of hGH means your body won't be subject to any imbalances. Directly injecting synthetic human growth hormone can cause your body to overdose. Ipamorelin doesn't have to worry about this issue since it's a stimulant.

These features make Ipamorelin an ideal choice for hormone replacement therapy. Ipamorelin has wonderful physiological effects such as; muscle growth, fat loss, joint health, skin tone and more.

What Is Sermorelin?

Sermorelin is the second best peptide to use for muscle growth. Sermorelin is also one of the smallest peptides, comprised of only 29 amino acids. However small, this peptide can do big things.

Sermorelin is also great for increasing energy and boosting stamina. Tasks that use to exhaust you can now be completed with ease. You can also use sermorelin peptides for fat loss.

Sermorelin is a very safe peptide to add to your fitness plan. Sermorelin will help serve as a support system within your body.

A support system whose main goal is to aide in the healthy processes initiated by your body's natural human growth hormone.

Similar to ipamorelin, sermorelin is a secretagogue. Meaning, sermorelin helps your body secrete hGH.

This is a safer alternative to using an artificial form of the hGH. Instead, your natural hormones are at play with important biological functions.

Also, you'll save money using sermorelin over synthetic human growth hormone injections. Sermorelin costs less money than manufactured hGH. The results will gradually take place at a safe and healthy pace.

Since sermorelin takes time, you'll use it for a prolonged duration period. Of course, the more you use, the more you'll have to buy. This is why the low cost of sermorelin attracts a lot of people

Sermorelin is also popular for its ability to help with anti-aging properties. This peptide is easily able to help restore any hGH deficiencies.

Peptides for Muscle Growth

What makes peptides ideal for muscle growth?

We've touched on using peptides for fat loss and muscle growth. Still, what makes peptides the ideal option? Why choose peptides over the countless other options?

Protein-rich bodies are an ideal environment for muscle growth. In Men's Journal, they list protein as the #1 way to build muscles. Peptides provide the ingredients to build proteins.

Stacking sermorelin and ipamorelin will help your body build more proteins. Before the proteins can build up our muscles, they have to be created.

Proper levels of naturally formed hGH maintains the right level of protein production. Peptides take time to yield results. Users have to be patient and still do their due diligence.

Peptides don't mean you can eliminate proper diet, exercise and sleep patterns. Our bodies perform best when we are giving them the tools they need. Eating well and exercise has to accompany the introduction of peptides into our diet. The combination of peptides and healthy choices will equal great results.

Some individuals choose to use synthetic hGH over peptides. The reason for this is their desire for fast results. Individuals who use synthetic hormones are more likely to create unbalance within the body.

They can easily overdose on the hormone and throw off important biological processes. Synthetic hGH also costs a lot more than using peptides. You'll also be at risk to nerve and joint damage.

Peptides are ideal because they are safe, cost-effective and support natural bodily functions. Peptides will gently stimulate the release of only natural growth hormones.

Building muscles is a great way to increase your health. However, remember hormone replacement therapy can help with more than just muscle growth. With the right hormone levels, you'll sleep better, live longer and be happy more.

Nuimage Medical Can Help You Get Results

We understand hormone replacement therapy can seem overwhelming to learn about. Our job is to help simplify the process as we assist you on your fitness journey.

All of our physicians are certified and Nuimage Medical has been helping people since 2004. Learn more about us today for more information on hormone replacement therapy.

NuImage Medical is dedicated to helping you achieve your fitness goals. Enroll today and start getting the fitness results you deserve! Using peptides for muscle growth is just the beginning! Find out what else we can do for you today.

About the author

Dr. Constance Odom, MD

8 min read