Bodybuilders know one thing and one thing for sure, that one thing is that without putting the necessary time in the gym, they will never be able to build that bodybuilder competition-like body. However, this piece you are focusing on right now is going to ask you to buck the gym hitting tradition for a little while, then sit on your favorite chair and watch some television. That is due to the fact that the piece you are reading right now will be looking at the top seven bodybuilding movies of all time. So without any further interruption, let’s start out look at the top seven bodybuilding movies of all time with number seven. By the way, the reason behind choosing seven documentaries is that you will now have one to watch for every day of the week.
#7: Generation Iron (2013) (Documentary)
The secretion of hypothalamic, pituitary, and target tissue hormones is under tight regulatory control by a series of feedback and feed- forward loops. This complexity can be demonstrated using the growth hormone (GH) regulatory system as an example. The stimulatory substance growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH) and the inhibitory substance somatostatin (SS) both products of the hypothalamus, control pituitary GH secretion. Somatostatin is also called growth hormone-inhibiting hormone (GHIH). Under the influence of GHRH, growth hormone is released into the systemic circulation, causing the target tissue to secrete insulin-like growth factor-1, IGF-1. Growth hormone also has other more direct metabolic effects; it is both hyperglycemic and lipolytic. The principal source of systemic IGF-1 is the liver, although most other tissues secrete and contribute to systemic IGF-1. Liver IGF-1 is considered to be the principal regulator of tissue growth. In particular, the IGF-1 secreted by the liver is believed to synchronize growth throughout the body, resulting in a homeostatic balance of tissue size and mass. IGF-1 secreted by peripheral tissues is generally considered to be autocrine or paracrine in its biological action.