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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 07:20 PM
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Question My Musclepharm Assault has two types of caffeine?

I bought the Current version of Assault Which is Candy Apple flavour. I thought it has only one type of caffine (pterostilbene caffine) but it has caffine anhydrous and pterostilbene. I know it is genuine but I saw the lable on bb.com and it shows only pterostilbene . And how much of what caffine...

SMazumder275‎, Yesterday 03:20 PM
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Green Tea

I am adding a Green Tea supplement. I am in the phase where I want to maintain/gain muscle but need to lose some weight/fat first. I am doing P90x3 as it fits my schedule and life style. I workout in the morning; I have a cup of coffee and then hit the work out. After that I eat my breakfast. ...

Savage50‎, 01-11-2015 07:40 AM
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Too many supplements?

Calcium Fish Oil D Muscle Milk Multivitamin Cucumin Alpha Brain Neuro-PS What should I cut/add/replace or is this okay? I don't feel anything adverse when I take these, but don't want to be unknowingly doing something bad to myself long term... At the moment, I'm doing work which requires...

GlutenFreeWater‎, 11-10-2014 06:15 PM
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protein amounts

so I read all the bumf.. one says only take into account lean body mass x 0.7 so 0.7 X 200 = 140g per day protein another says 1g per lb of bodyweight so 313 X 1lb = 313g of protein per day

jamsparks21‎, Yesterday 05:51 AM
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Transdermal Bases

Hey BB, first post. Long time lurker, former bodybuilder. Lots to contribute when time allows. I've seen a lot on here about making topicals/transdermals. I'm pretty new to the idea. Does anyone know how one would obtain Lipoderm or a comparable transdermal base? It almost seems Lipoderm isn't...

somniatis‎, 02-22-2015 08:52 PM
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Maximizing Arachidonic Acid delivery to skeletal muscle

I made a cursory glance into the X-Factor thread and I didn't see any suggestion on when to take X-Factor, or other Arachidonic acid products, so here is my suggestion. Background After ingestion, fatty acids like arachidonic acid are emulsifed and taken up into enterocytes where they are...

neuron‎, 10-03-2009 10:01 PM
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whey protein shake

hey guys, im trying to gain 20lbs of muscle desperately! not a hardgainer, have been obese for most of my life and now im thin and wanting to bulk up! i recently bought some whey protein isolate and i dont know many shakes im suppose to consume on a daily basis!! the internet says one in the...

vkai997‎, 02-25-2015 05:28 PM
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All about GABA

Those who read my posts should know I am a great GABA lover. Since many people underestimate this cheap and effective supplement, I thought to do a GABA thread. Here we go. Just noticed most of the good studies are bigger than 1mb. ****!

Bane‎, 11-02-2005 08:39 AM
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Taking BCAAs

I already read a thread but there isnt a real answer. I would like to know if it is good to take BCAA before training? Is 30 minutes before training good or should I wait less? Thanks in advance

Hilo123‎, 01-20-2015 02:31 AM
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Protein Acne

Hi I have suffered with acne since I am 10 years old, been taking my protein whey protein for 4 weeks now and have been on a new acne tablet 2 weeks, I've noticed my skin has been worse and just wondering would anyone have any suggestions as to whether I should stop taking the shakes all together...

MegaLEMON‎, 02-24-2015 03:46 AM
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Lightbulb N-methyl-d-aspartate for Memory Purposes?

Good afternoon everybody, I wanted to post this and see what stimulating conversation I could spark up in regards to N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA)'s effect on the hippocampus, neurons, and improving (long term) memory in general. While doing some research, I came across an article (see end of...

TDUQUETTE‎, 02-23-2015 12:51 PM
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What would you recommend for a post-workout supplement?

Currently I take whey protein with water after lifting, but I read that your muscles need more to recover properly after a workout, not just protein but also sugar. Anyone have any supplement recommendations?

Xaero‎, 04-10-2005 06:09 PM
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Question about mass high - anabolic?

Ok i was reading up on Mass HGH by leechak nutrition and this is their marketing for the bottle: "Mass HGH from LeCheek Nutrition Are you at your physical peak? You certainly should be you spend hours in the gym, watch what you eat and get plenty of rest. To be honest you plan your entire life...

Bobbyboi1889‎, 02-17-2015 07:22 PM
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Neurocognitive Effects of Acute Choline Supplementation In Low, Medium and High Perfo

Neurocognitive Effects of Acute Choline Supplementation In Low, Medium and High Performer Healthy Volunteers. Abstract Novel pharmacological treatments targeting alpha 7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (α7 nAChR) hypofunction in schizophrenia have shown mixed success in ameliorating...

eatyourspinach‎, 02-16-2015 02:08 PM
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Can i stack anything with this pre-workout?

Hey guys, I Am taking Nitro XL by Vitalstrength as a preworkout. Wondering whether i could stack anything with it? i didn't think it was a stim workout - but not fully sure - it does have a small amount of caffiene in it. Its mainly a NO supp. But what do you think? Could you add anything...

lesterjp‎, 02-16-2015 12:57 PM
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creatine, l-carnitine, cellucor N0

Hello, I stopped taking creatine yesterday and I'm thinking of start taking Cellucor N0 extreme. I'm a woman and I gained 3 pounds while taking creatine, I have more strength, but I feel like I want to lose the weight I gained and also want to define more my muscles. My question is, how long do...

PaguiP‎, 02-14-2015 08:53 AM
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Protein Powder

I take whey protein powder. Specifically Gold Standard Whey. The guy at the store said to take a scoop of protein with a complex carb like brown rice or whole grain bread to build muscle mass. Is this true?

Work100‎, 02-13-2015 08:14 PM
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No protein or carbs before bed bc of GH??

Since Growth hormone is usually released in a hypoglycemic state, or in the abscence of elevated insulin levels, and you get most of it when you are sleeping, doesnt it reason not to ingest any food, carbs or protein before bed?? Ppl are always saying to drink a pre-bed protein shake(usually...

Logical95‎, 03-11-2008 02:15 PM
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taking arginine/lysine/ornithine

have read conflicting things on taking all three. most info i found on web say arg and orni compete with lysine. any one link me to an article i searched web and this site. or if one wants to take all three to take at different times? or recomend a ratio/dose to take of the three or just arg/orni...

blinky99‎, 03-29-2006 07:09 PM
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Best Time To Take Tribulus Terrestris?

Iv just purchased Optimum Nutritions Tribulus (625mg/100 caps) and it recommends to take it twice daily with morning and evening meals but i read in a bodybulding magazine that its best to take 1 in morning and 1 an hour before training.... my problem is that i also read on the net that it can...

chico1‎, 06-30-2006 08:24 AM
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Lightbulb Best multivitamin for men?

what's the best multi vitamin for men? Is animal pak worth it?

Dustin67‎, 01-24-2015 04:52 PM
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Creatine Questions?

Hey All, Ive been supplementing and training a long time now, but got lazy and fell into bad life habits over the last 8 years and let myself get fat. I have since lost almost 60 pounds in the last 6 months and am just now starting to begin supplementing my diet and training. That being said,...

JaredThePlumber‎, 01-13-2015 12:05 PM
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Whey protein for bone healing

Nutrition. 2015 Feb;31(2):399-405. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2014.08.008. Epub 2014 Sep 6. Milk basic protein supplementation enhances fracture healing in mice. Yoneme H1, Hatakeyama J1, Danjo A2, Oida H1, Yoshinari M3, Aijima R2, Murata N1, Watanabe T1, Oki Y1, Kido MA4. Abstract OBJECTIVES: ...

eatyourspinach‎, 02-04-2015 07:39 PM
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Does L-Glutamine work?

Hi everyone, My First post here. I am 29 been lifting weights since 18 on and off. I am 172lbs, have been up to 195lbs and getting back into it as I was more into fitness these last few years. So I do know how to train. I take protein, on and off creatine and have always tried to use about 10g...

Bondi‎, 06-29-2007 07:19 PM
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