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  • 14 Leg Exercises for Men

    The following 14 leg exercises for men are separated into multiple categories. The first category includes complete/complex leg exercises that work the quads, hamstrings, and glutes altogether. The second category includes quad specific exercises. The third category includes hamstring specific exercises. The fourth category includes calf specific exercises. All leg exercises include accompanying demonstration videos. For specific pre-designed workouts that fit your schedule view EMG's read more
  • Combination Abdominal Exercises: 15 HD Videos

    The following exercises are combination abdominal exercises. They work multiple abdominal muscles at the same time. A majority of these exercises add a twisting motion to more basic abdominal exercises. These exercises are more difficult to perform than their more basic counterparts. Find additional EMG abdominal exercises at the following links: Lower and Upper Ab Exercises read more
  • Resistance Training Upper Body Muscles

    The major upper body muscles include the chest, shoulder, bicep, tricep, trap, lat, and the middle and lower back muscles. Each major muscle group is illustrated below. To find specific exercises for each muscle group, check out EMG's library of 100+ HD Exercise Videos, or select a specific link. Back Exercises for Men Bicep Exercises for Men read more

  • Testosterone Nasal Gel

    Testosterone nasal gel delivers testosterone directly into the nostril. Natesto is the only FDA approved nasal testosterone replacement therapy. It is administered three times daily once in the morning, once in the afternoon and once in the evening (6 to 8 hours apart). According to the Phase 3 clinical trials for FDA approval, the average testosterone concentration in the blood was in the normal range for 90 percent of men who used the nasal gel three times daily, compared with 71 percent of men using it twice a read more
  • LH – Luteinizing Hormone

    Luteinizing Hormone (LH) is a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland (a small endocrine gland in the base of the brain). Once secreted in men, it stimulates the testes to produce testosterone, which acts as the primary male hormone and is essential for the production of sperm.1 Similar to follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), which is also produced by the pituitary gland, LH plays a vital role in the hormonal status and read more
  • Types of Testosterone: Low Testosterone Treatment

    There is an assortment of low testosterone treatment options for men with low testosterone. These options are known as testosterone replacement therapy, or TRT. Potential types of testosterone include transdermal gels, oral lozenges, implantable pellets, and injectable testosterone. Several factors can be used to determine the best available replacement option for each individual. These factors include cost, insurance coverage, convenience, ease of administration, and potential negative side effects. Before read more
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Low Testosterone

    In recent years, testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) for low testosterone has gained widespread interest from aging men and acceptance from the medical community. With an aging male population, less stigma, and more popular advertisement, more and more men are consulting with their physicians about testing for low testosterone and initiating TRT. What is Testosterone Replacement Therapy? Testosterone replacement therapy is the hormone treatment of testosterone prescribed by a physician to counter read more

  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction

    Ejaculatory Dysfunction THE BAD NEWS Although not as popular as erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction is actually the most common form of sexual dysfunction. THE GOOD NEWS Ejaculatory dysfunction can be treated! That’s right. So, stop being embarrassed, and go see your doctor.   What Are the Disorders of Ejaculation? There are four of them: premature ejaculation (PE), delayed ejaculation, retrograde (reverse) read more
  • Fasting Blood Glucose

    Fasting blood glucose is a measure of the quantity of glucose present in an individual’s blood stream after abstaining from eating for at least eight hours.1 This test is used to screen for diabetes. Levels less than 100 mg/dL are considered normal. Levels between 100 and 125 mg/dL indicate impaired glucose tolerance (aka pre-diabetes). Levels above 125 mg/dL indicate diabetes. The chart below provides fasting read more
  • HDL Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol

    The two basic types of cholesterol with which we are concerned with are LDL and HDL cholesterol. LDL cholesterol (BAD cholesterol) causes plaque build up on the inside walls of arteries. Over time, this plaque buildup leads to coronary artery disease.1 HDL cholesterol (GOOD cholesterol) removes LDL cholesterol from the blood. HDL cholesterol prevents plaque build up. Thus, it protects against coronary artery read more