- Jun 6, 2002
insulin is the most talked about hormone on the boards these days . can insulin help you build muscle ? we all think so .insulin can do wonders or be detrimental to your helth ,its up to you. insulin is a peptide hormone that comes from the beta cells of the pancreas . insulin binds to a receptor in the cell membrane and draws carbs into the cell ,it helps to greatly increase muscle glycogen .infact two thirds of all glycogen in the body is in your muscles the rest is stored in your liver.insulin also increases the uptake of protein and creatine in muscle tissue so it is a truly anabolic hormone ,that also causes fat storage the excess that isnt sent into muscle is stored as fat ! useing insulin right after training can stop cortisol in its tracks ,cortisol is catabolic we want to shut this down all we can ,to create an anabolic state. if your going to use slin it might be a good idea to buy a kit to check your sugar level ,you can get these in any drug store the cheapest of wich are test strips you piss on . i have had two diabetics in my family and have a good base to work from but im always learning if you bros would ,post how much you use and when right now ill be takeing the advice handed down on the boards of two days per week .