The Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 1

This is our introduction episode.We discuss what our goals are with the podcast and what we are looking to cover in future episodes.After the introduction we talk about our experiences with the research drug RAD-140 and the effects it had on each of us.RAD-140 is being touted as a potential future replacement for Male Hormone Replacement Therapy patients using Testosterone.It is said that RAD-140 may be just as effective with supposedly less side effects.Next we go into a discussion about the nootropic drug Modafinil aka Provigil.We had used this drug for a  few weeks consistently to see what it did for us and if there were any effects bodybuilders could utilize in their day to day lives.  Modafinil is popular among business people, politicians, and college students looking to get an edge.Last but not least we talk about Testosterone Replacement Therapy and some of the things that you need to watch out for while utilizing TRT.We discuss some of the things we typically use to mitigate the side effects associated with Testosterone treatment. We talk about our personal use and experiences with TRT and the doctors that are prescribing it.TRT is a subject that we could probably do a whole show on.  There will be more to come on this topic.We hope you enjoy the introduction and keep an eye out for our future episodes.

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Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 2 - Former IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Jeff Poulin

Anabolic Cartel is a forum and podcast that will go into detail about performance enhancing drugs, supplements, peptides, and many other bodybuilding/fitness topics. Here is the link to our iTunes where you can subscribe to our Podcast:

The Anabolic Cartel is a forum/podcast where we will discuss and provide you with information on performance enhancement drugs, supplements, peptides…etc

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In this Episode we have special guest former IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Jeff Poulin.   We talk about his bodybuilding career from the beginning to the end.  He goes into detail about some of the performance enhancing drugs he used at the time of each show. Jeff discusses some of the different training protocols that he utilized over the years and how they worked for him.  We go over the ever so important last week of diet leading into a competition.  He tells us about some of the sponsors he had at the time and what they required of him.  Jeff also discusses his experiences judging as well.  Overall we get a detailed look inside the life of a Pro bodybuilder.  No hidden secrets or BS.  Jeff doesn’t pull any punches.  He tells it like it is and we are thankful to have had the opportunity to work with him.   We hope you enjoy!

Anabolic Cartel Episode 3 Local NPC Competitor John Lenkey

Anabolic Cartel Episode 3 Local NPC Competitor John Lenkey – In this episode we have NPC competitor John Lenkey on as a guest.  We discuss many topics ranging from the rare steroid 1-Testosterone Cypionate, to the currently very popular Trestolone (MENT), and Sermorelin Acetate which is a Growth Hormone Secretagogue being used by some anti aging clinics to boost GH production.   Other topics discussed were what sponsors look for in an athlete and the sometimes unrealistic expectations athletes have about sponsors.   We also talked about the current Youth steroid Use and Abuse.  Last but not least we go over some supplements that can be used to help stay healthy while using PEDs or AAS.  Overall this is an entertaining episode that will give you a few good laughs as well as provide you with some good knowledge.   We hope you enjoy this episode and will subscribe to future episodes we have many more topics to cover and many more guests coming on.   Stay tuned for episode 4 coming soon with guest Wesley Inman….

Anabolic Cartel Episode 4 Strongman Competitor/Bodybuilder/Powerlifter Wesley Inman

Episode 4  date 1-20-17.  In this episode we have a special guest, Wesley Inman on the podcast.   We go into a little background info about him and his history in the fitness industry.   Wesley actually worked for world’s strongest man for a few years and talks about some of the stories from those days.  He also talks about some of the popular cycles that were used by the strongmen during that time.   Wes was actually a training partner of Derek Poundstone’s. He has a lot of knowledge when it comes training, supplements, drugs, peptides, and SARMs. We talk about some of the training techniques he has used over the years and what techniques helped him gain the most strength and power over the years. We discuss Wes’s thoughts on the current state of the online bodybuilding forums.  Wes currently runs a board on Facebook that is private, and very successful with many pro members. Wes also knows the supplement industry very well and owns an online supplement store called GymNTonic.  We talk about some of the products Wes is logging currently.  He has logged tons of products over the years for many different companies because of his experience in the industry.  We go into his personal thoughts on Trestolone aka MENT since this is a hot steroid currently and seems to be talked about much more than it was a few years ago.   Wes has a good bit of experience with this drug over the last 3 yrs or so.   Next we go into ways to prevent PIP or post injection site pain.   This is an issue for a lot of guys out there using Underground labs or other cheaper quality gear.   We talk about Wes’s  thoughts on some of the peptides out there now and the quality of the products.  Overall this is a very informational episode that you do not want to miss.   Wes is going to be moderating for us on the forum, , you can talk to him one on one there at any time.   He will also be on the podcast again sometime down the road. We hope you guys enjoy the episode!

The Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 5 IFBB Pro Bodybuilder John Meadows

In this podcast, our special guest is IFBB Pro Bodybuilder John Meadows. John is one of the most knowledgeable guys in the supplement industry. He spent over an hour discussing every ingredient in every one of his products from his supplement line, Granite Supplements. Here he goes into extreme detail about 2 of his products, Recovery Factor and Keto Factor. He also discusses topics such as nutrient timing and re-partitioning. Other topics discussed are growth hormone, and different timing options. We also talk about Trenbolone, and why it is no longer used in John’s personal show prep. Be sure to check out the podcast!

Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 6 Ryan Russo Enhanced Athlete Ambassador

In this episode we give a little background on Ryan Russo and how he got started on his journey into weight training and bodybuilding.  We discuss some of his favorites SARMs and supplements he has run over the last couple of years.  He goes into detail about how he came across Enhanced Athlete and met with Tony Huge.   We also discuss some of Ryan’s future plans.   Check out the Anabolic Cartel Forum if you want to interact and give us ideas for future episodes. Also Check out Ryan Russo’s YouTube Channel as well as TGB Supplements YouTube Channel.   We collaborated with Ryan in a couple of videos.

Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 7 Mod Giachetti

Anabolic Cartel Podcast Episode 7 Mod Giachetti – Episode 7 of the Anabolic Cartel Podcast is with local bodybuilding legend, Mod Giachetti. Mod has competed and won in multiple shows over the years. Mod has been a mentor to Trevor Benko, host of the Anabolic Cartel Podcast for many years. Mod has competed and won many shows over the years. Too many to list. Some of the standouts were the Mr. Pittsburgh over 35, which Mod has won 4 times, Mr. Washington overall, and Tri-State open and closed light heavyweight. Mod is also certified in many aspects such as strength coaching, injury rehab, exercise science, med tech, anti-aging, nutrition, and many more. Mod and Trevor currently work together for bodybuilding and fitness coaching services. They have been very successful in coaching all classes from bikini to bodybuilding. In this episode Mod talks about his personal experiences over his lifetime of bodybuilding. He goes into detail about how the drug protocols have changed from his era to today. Everything from doses to compounds; it is a much different world than what it was 20 years ago…even 10 years ago. The internet and social media has made a huge impact, good and bad on bodybuilding as well as PEDs, and how they are used, and or abused. Mod talks about his experiences using cadaver growth hormone, and other rare types of growth hormone. We talk about his philosophies on coaching, and prepping for a bodybuilding show. We even get into some training and diet advice. This is an episode you WILL NOT want to miss!