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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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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 09:01 PM
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Energy supplementation with asthma question

What is a safe energy boosting supplementation that can be taken along with asthma bronchodilators? I have controlled asthma and rarely have to use my inhaler but when I do it is to prevent an emergency. Back when energy pills contained ephedrine I took one, got to the gym & had a very relaxing...

bendyprissy‎, 07-22-2015 05:01 AM
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The best supplements?

I am looking for supplements. Protein/Pre-workout/Creatine that you think are the best in the market. I have about 9 months going to the gym, 5 days a week for about one hour or sometimes two, I feel like I can't gain any more muscle or weight... I was 125lbs and I went all the way to 174lbs. I try...

joselhdz‎, 08-07-2015 10:37 PM
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Effects of supplements.

I have seen quite recently that people are taking the effects are supplements and diet quite hard in regards their liver and internal organs. I am quite new to the concept of taking supplements mainly being fish oil, BCAA's, creatine monohydrate and caffiene. I was wandering if any of these can...

markshellem123‎, 08-01-2015 08:14 AM
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Problem with creatine

Hello, Ive been taking normal creatine monohydrate for past two weeks and i cant see it making any diffrence. Im not getting bloated from water, my weight is still the same and my strenght is not increasing either. I work out 3 times a week. On workout days im taking 5g mixed with 250ml of warm...

TheRevoo‎, 07-12-2015 10:15 AM
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Poll Poll: Should I use pre-workout?

Hello! I am posting this question in "Supplement Science" because I am a chemist and like explanations given to me at a technical and molecular level :P I am a 21 year old female and have been lifting pretty regularly since early high school. I've gotten more serious with the sport the past few...

scrummy1Dots‎, 05-23-2015 11:59 AM
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There could be 30 packets of splenda in your pre-workout!!

Do you know how much Sucralose is in a leading competitors pre workout and post workout product? The results I share in this video will SHOCK you. Save your health by watching this video and comment your concern -http://www.kagedmuscle.com/articles/how-much-sucralose-is-in-your-pre-workout/

Kaged Muscle‎, 08-05-2015 11:40 AM
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Nitric Oxide = less lactic acid????

Do nitric oxide supplements (arginine based ones...if there is a difference?) reduce the production of lactic acid in muscles? i.e. allow for harder work before cramping and speedier recovery? if yes, wouldn't that also increase the use of fat as a fuel source as opposed to carbs? would that...

hojam4045‎, 11-07-2005 11:48 PM
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What is the most important supplement?

In my opinion vitamin d3 is by far the most important supplement for health and fitness. I use a number of other supplements, but if I had to only pick one that is the essential!

thackes1‎, 08-19-2015 10:17 PM
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Who are leading academics on supplementation?

I know the personalities and authorities in the industry, but obviously there is some bias there. They want to sell more supplements and thus will spin everything positively. For instance, the industry is still hooked on pushing glutamine when there is absolutely zero compelling evidence that it...

thackes1‎, 08-19-2015 10:21 PM
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University Studies comparing multivitamins

Are there any university studies comparing different multivitamins? Not just bb.com ones, even centrum and one a day or something like that? Links would be appreciated. Thanks

seanyboy1‎, 11-22-2012 09:53 PM
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BCAA abrosbtion

Hi, so I'm pretty new on here and have just got in to taking supplements (vitamins, bcaa and whey), and because I'm a bit of a bio nerd I've been wondering: 1. You need enzymes to break down the protein molecules prior to absorption in the digestive tract. Following basic enzyme law, they can...

cpecorari‎, 07-21-2015 11:39 AM
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Optimal time to take creatine?

Hey guys, I was wondering if it matters exactly when you take the creatine and if so how much does it really matter? Currently, I mix 1 teaspoon of creatine in with a glass of grape juice and drink it about 30 minutes post-workout. Is this a good thing to do or should I be taking it pre-workout...

tcM_Emperor‎, 09-15-2006 05:57 PM
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Taking BioPerine w/ ZMA Pro

I've read that you shouldn't take any calcium-containing foods or supplements when you take ZMA (it says it on the bottle as well) But the BioPerine from Source Naturals has 28mg of calcium in it. Would it be safe to take with ZMA Pro? This was on the article "The Benefits of ZMA" from Jim...

manthony13‎, 07-27-2015 05:44 PM
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Supplementing with L-Tryptophan to get the benefits of increased growth hormone?

I have a few questions about supplementing with tryptophan for this benefit. -how much and when should it be taken? -how long should it be taken? -are there any harmful effects associated with taking L-tryptophan in teenagers -in the end is it worth it? -Where should I order it from? -Pill or...

watermelonbrah‎, 11-03-2010 05:20 PM
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Old C4 formula

Hi guys. Does anyone know why Cellucor removed old C4? I bought it cause I know shop where they still sell it. Scoop is 5.7g. No 1.3 DMAA in it or stuff like that.

grateful99‎, 08-09-2015 02:53 AM
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Why did GNC Bulk 1340 give me so much energy?

So this energy supplement, GNC Bulk 1340 Chocolate (look it up I can post links yet, try to find a full list of the ingredients as well, it may help). Gave me so much energy when I took it, it was almost too much, I was very motivated almost to the point I felt like an animal, it kind of...

Taco214‎, 08-20-2015 10:41 PM
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Talking about supplementation with your physician

Who has discussed their supplementation with their physicians? What was your physicians response? Were they familiar and educated on supplementation outside of the basic vitamins and minerals? What were their thoughts on preworkouts and fat burners? I would like to hear some personal stories!

thackes1‎, 08-19-2015 09:57 PM
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Can Hexalerin make me grow taller?

Im 17 years old and with open growth plates. Thanks.

IvanV21‎, 08-27-2015 10:09 PM
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Delta sleep-inducing peptide

Found across this recently, its a pretty interesting compound and was wondering if anyone can comment on it. Theres studies on pubmed but not many, full write up on wikipedia. Discovery Delta sleep-inducing peptide, abbreviated DSIP, was first discovered in 1974 by the Swiss...

Mike83‎, 05-04-2010 01:28 PM
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Beginner supplement taker

Hi, I just came off a knee surgery a year ago and I am now at a point where I feel comfortable getting back into a workout routine. Currently I take Cellucor super hd and amino acids as a stack. What I want to know is this sufficient enough or would it make sense to add in a whey protein as a post...

dgoins08‎, 06-10-2015 03:36 AM
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SAMe vs NAC for liver damage prevention

J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2007 Jan;320(1):99-107. Epub 2006 Oct 25. Comparison of S-Adenosyl-L-methionine and N-acetylcysteine protective effects on acetaminophen hepatic toxicity. Terneus MV, Kiningham KK, Carpenter AB, Sullivan SB, Valentovic MA. Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and...

uniquenutrition‎, 01-20-2008 01:11 AM
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