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***OFFICIAL THREAD OF LINKS TO STUDIES, OR OTHER LINKS USEFUL FOR THIS SECTION*** BCAA studies All about GABA Myostatin? Glutamine Post workout nutrition Pre and/or post-workout antioxidants Preventing hepatoxicity from methylated orals

TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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Criticize my concoction

I've been unsatisfied with all the big name brand preworkout supplements, so I've decided to DIY. I really (REALLY) enjoyed Jack3d back in the DMAA days, so this mix somewhat hails to the old formula but also has some new additions. For 1 Strong Dose: (O.G. Jack3d Ingredients) Creatine:...

aberry9475‎, Yesterday 07:31 AM
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Exclamation Arachidonic Acid? Anyone heard of it?

Bought this supplement which is supposed to be a nutrient shuttler. I wanted to know if anyone is familiar with the following ingredients and the benefits from taking it, or is it just a gimmick? Arabol by Cellshock Research With Arachidonic Acid Proprietary Blend 1.03g Complex 1:...

rodriguez753‎, 05-08-2016 06:03 PM
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Boosting HGH w/ L-Arginine & L-Glutamine

I came across and interesting website which explained how L-Argenine & L-Glutamine can help increase HGH up to 400% when taken at certain times. I'm going to cut a bit of the article, credit the author, an give the link as the articles run several pages. Let me know what you think, and if...

drachford‎, 05-05-2008 12:59 PM
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Beta Alanine

Just a quick question. My Pre workout already contains Beta Alanine. Should I take Beta Alanine on it's own also?

rickwallace‎, 04-28-2016 06:49 AM
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Clen + alcar/lcar + forskolin

Can someone suggest if I should stack Forskolin and Clen, as both have thermionic properties and increase the heart rate. Would it harm the heart to take both together (Clen and forskolin). If heart aids like omega3 and LCAR is taken. Or is it fine to boost the forcing of of fat chains into...

samlakhmani‎, 05-21-2016 12:37 AM
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Question Looking for a good dopamine booster

Hi, It's been 2 years I've quit any form of caffeine, and I must say although I sleep very well and recover better, I feel quite apathic in society without coffee and don't feel like I'm as funny or as witty. I've tried getting back to coffee a few times, but it's always the same pattern:...

muchstronger1‎, 04-24-2016 10:23 PM
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Casein - Promotes all stages of the cancer process.

I Have been reading the book "The China Study" which is considered the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted. Anyways one of the biggest points in the book is how Casein promotes cancer. Casein makes up 87% percent of cow milk protien. Casein is the predominant...

Redbaron‎, 02-15-2006 04:55 PM
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Creatine HCl for lifting days, monohydrate on rest

Hey so I just got tub of Pre-jym and a tub a tub of post-jym. I know both of those of those have creatine HCl in them. Since I don't want to take pre and post workout on my rest days, should I do a dose of monohydrate on my rest days to ensure saturation? I know it would probably be better to have ...

Axemaster86‎, 04-16-2016 09:26 AM
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How much protein can the body absorb in one sitting?

My question is just that. How much protein can you body absorb in one sitting? And how often can you intake more protein? For example, say I have a protein shake with 34g of protein, can I have another and still absorb all 68g of protein or do I need to wait a certain amount of time and if so,...

extreme4377‎, 08-19-2004 12:22 AM
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Weird heartbeat in chest when taking C4? Need help (srs)

For about the last year I've used c4 and other brands of pre on and off and on certain days Im exhausted with no issues. Recently however when I take 1 scoop c4 then lift I sometimes get this weird chest contraction almost like my heart is beating harder. This happens for a few pulses then stops....

b00n15‎, 05-03-2016 03:39 PM
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Question requiring scientific rationale

Hi guys, I have recently conducted a study testing 1rm across three exercises; chest press, seated row and leg press using ZMA supplementation (pre/post). My participants were recreational resistance athletes aged 18-28. The findings showed that only leg press improved and neither the...

LionHeart6967‎, 05-12-2016 06:42 PM
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DHEA dosage and effect...

I am 34 years old and i have DHEA capsule 100mg. My question is: - when i can take the DHEA? in the morning, before sleeping or both? - for many time in week, can i take DHEA? - what is the best dosage for obtain goals? - what is the main effect of this pro-ormones (muscle mass gain,fat loss...

superpanzer‎, 02-04-2006 01:31 AM
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Exclamation If you're at the gym, where do you keep protein powder?

I store them in the shaker in the morning before i go to school with 2 scoops. After school at 2pm, i'll go down to the gym, fill in water there and drink half of it. I'll start workout immediately. Immediately after workout, i would drink the rest of it. My questions are, where you guys...

smartboy4‎, 02-11-2006 04:36 AM
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Animal Pak 9 packs left

Hello there A friend of mine just gave me the rest of his animal pak because he isnt going to use it anymore. There are 9 packs left in the can, should I just take them for 9 days, or is that not good?

CiaranBrandin‎, 05-08-2016 11:15 AM
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Examining the effects of theacrine

A Two-Part Approach to Examine the Effects of Theacrine (TeaCrineŽ) Supplementation on Oxygen Consumption, Hemodynamic Responses, and Subjective Measures of Cognitive and Psychometric Parameters Theacrine (1,3,7,9-tetramethyluric acid) is a naturally occurring purine alkaloid, present in...

eatyourspinach‎, 05-12-2016 04:52 AM
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Saw Palmentto in Opti-Men

I'm trying to decide which multivitamin I should take and Opti-Men and NOW Adam seem like good options. However, I'm really worried about the saw palmetto in them as some studies say that it lowers DHT. Nettle also seems to do the same thing. And that really sucks because aside from those things...

MIZZOULifts‎, 05-11-2016 06:23 PM
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Ascorbic Acid is NOT Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid is the protective antioxidant shell that surrounds the whole Vitamin C complex. Any supplement with "Vitamin C as Ascorbic Acid" provides exactly 0% of your RDA in Vitamin C. The moral of the story? Get your Vitamin C from whole foods. Discuss.

ThaShowstoppa‎, 02-23-2010 06:29 PM
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minimun age for beef aminos

Why beef aminos is recomended only from age 18 ?? what is the harm ?? besides age sex make any difference (girl -boy)

enrique61‎, 04-29-2016 09:41 AM
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Tongkat Ali , Fadogia agrestis sources HELP

Hello Where could I get real Tongkat Ali extract and Fadogia agrestis? i tried powder city Tongkat Ali 200:1 up to 1500mg a dose and no change.... I got a local source which sells about 40 pills 100:1 120mg Tongkat Ali for about for about 110$ Which is expensive Omega T Force has...

dubx‎, 05-02-2016 08:35 AM
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