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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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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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Question Multi + biotin dangerous combo?

Multi + biotin dangerous combo? I would really like to take my multi in the morning, and some 5000mcg biotin in the evening for hair health. Not together in the morning as b5 and biotin compete for absorbtion. But more than non-efficient, it could be dangerous to take them on the same...

muchstronger1‎, 09-19-2015 09:03 PM
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Lightbulb Literature Review on Oral creatine monohydrate effects on Muscular Hypertrohpy

Hey people, Not sure if this is where to post this, I think it is. I am doing a 1500 word Literature Review on the above mentioned topic for a University 3rd year paper ( Scientific researching ) which should use a wide variety of current literature. I was hoping to post updats and logs to show...

CraigMatthew‎, 09-07-2006 03:38 PM
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All Time Pre-Workout Blend

I am interested in what pre-workout users would dream up as their ideal blend!? I'll post some of my own ideas after a few posts in here!

thackes1‎, 09-02-2015 11:23 AM
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Smile Pharmaceutical grade supplements

Hello guys, What are the pharmaceutical grade supplements that you know? My list: - Ultimate nutrition glutapure (USP) - NOW Foods BCAA - Jarrow formulas glutamine powder (USP)

Sareea‎, 09-16-2015 02:08 PM
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Question How do Intra's Benefit Us & Are They Necessary?

Well same with any supplement really Pre's,Intra's,Post Workout Supps.Asking as i am currently cutting and have been going through various Pre's and although they have worked they don't give me the boost of energy i'd like,just finished tub of Bullnox which i thought was pretty average considering...

KILLOSYSS‎, 09-14-2015 04:57 AM
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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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Concerning ArcoFuel (Arecoline/Betel Nut) Trend

Kai's Dynamik line and DLB's Run everything line both contain this known carcinogen and addictive stimulant. It is very similar to nicotine. Thankfully, PricePlow is keeping the public safe and warning supplement users. Kai and DLB are respect in the BB community. Let's hope they actively work to...

thackes1‎, 09-17-2015 07:02 PM
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How does Whey Protein work

Im new to bodybuilding and I am very active and I have just recently purchased Whey Protein and wondering how to use it effectively, also its 1kg=1 gram of protein/ day right? I play basketball and lift a few weights im not sure when to take the protein

Kdbm27‎, 09-17-2015 04:21 AM
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Protein shake with or without carb?

Hi, This is my first forum post, so go easy on me :) I recently made the switch from EAS Myoplex to PES Select. I realized that Myoplex was more of a diet replacement since it had carb. But PES Select has only 1g of carb every serving. Is there any benefit of having carbs in your...

sreejithb‎, 09-09-2015 01:22 AM
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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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Question All American EFX Kre-Alkalyn EFX

The science behind Kre-Alkalyn makes good sense IMO. What have most user's experiences here been? Thanks!

StrengthHealth‎, 09-11-2015 12:41 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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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 -

Kaged Muscle‎, 08-05-2015 11:40 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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Poll Poll: Pre workout:Cycling Longer than needed

So from what info I have gather taking about a month to cycle off from Pre Workout is the normal advice given but is there any benefit to let's say taking 2 or 3 months off? Or after a month is your tolerance back to zero and there couldn't possibly be any benefit to a longer off cycle?

Verb1‎, 09-07-2015 04:37 PM
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i miss fat burners with ephidra products.....

i remember the original hydroxy cut with that was the best fat burners ever. i saw many guys here were losing tens of pounds while using it.....and it was first on bb top selling products for almost 2 years....... also the original xenadrine.... i really wish if they unban...

Bu_OMAR‎, 01-23-2006 07:55 PM
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I have been meaning to get this back up to encourage discussion and interest and awareness to this fascinating new topic and wonderful ingredient. PQQ & IRISIN EXERCISE IN A PILL? Key points • Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) is a normal component of foods, with nutrient and vitamin-like...

J-Rod‎, 05-02-2013 09:50 AM
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Antioxidant Overuse

In several scientific and medical circles, I have heard the assertion that overuse of antioxidants paradoxically leads to increased oxidative stress. I was wondering if anyone had read any research to this effect? If this hypothesis is true, the widespread use of multi-vitamins with high doses...

thackes1‎, 09-02-2015 10:52 AM
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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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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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University Studies comparing multivitamins

Are there any university studies comparing different multivitamins? Not just 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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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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How is beta-alanine and BCAA's are produced?

Hi guys, I'm just wondering how beta-alanine and BCAA's are produced. Due to my religion, I am constrained from eating meat if they are not processes accordingly. Is meat out of the equation(purely microbial)? Thanks guys.

affan24‎, 09-03-2015 10:53 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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