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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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Should i skip casein today?

I need 150g of protein a day and usually i get 50g from whey and casein together,and rest from food. Today i ate alot of red meat and ended up with 160-180g of protein just from the meat. I am new to supplements so idk if i should still drink casein(ON gold standard 100%, in case you need to know)...

oahash‎, 09-11-2014 12:24 PM
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Question Could Arimistane just be a diuretic?

Don't mean to diss the compound as I've used it with great success in the past. But only effects it had was leaning me out, no really different mood feeling or muscle gain. Plus: 1) Most people report pissing out water from the first take. Would't a water flow from estrogen elimination...

muchstronger1‎, 08-28-2014 05:58 PM
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Poll Poll: SAA vs. BCAA

hey its my first post, but i really wanna get educated on this topic. ive seen the new product called blox it is silk amino acids, and ive been taking bcaa's for years... ive read some reviews on blox already, and they did a study on mice but they compared blox to water. Has there been anything to...

RichD66‎, 05-23-2012 02:13 PM
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Best Time to use hydrolyzed whey

Alright, I have been using 100% Whey protein products for a while now, I was talking to a guy last week about hydrolyzed whey, I have seen the different ones but I would like to know what is the best time to use it, should i use it while I am cutting or trying to tone, should i stop using 100% whey...

iamchunter‎, 08-14-2014 09:05 PM
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Thumbs up Effects of creatine taken only a few days a week

Well firt off I want to say hello to everyone since I am new here. Now ttothe point, the thing is that I bearly started lifting and after doing some research decided to stay off of creatine monohydrate but take whey protein only on workout days (about 4 days a week), I just noticed that my whey...

KingCobra88‎, 08-25-2014 09:42 PM
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Smile what happens if i go from 5g of creatine a day to 2g of creatine a day?

does that mean: ill store less water? ill be weaker? thanks!

joel893‎, 08-11-2014 03:34 PM
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What do YOU eat right after your workout??

Just would like to know a sample of what YOU eat right after you get home from the gym or after working out @ home?? I'm trying to get good complex carbs in with my protein shake immediately after working out and I have no idea where to start. Thank you

davewins‎, 01-31-2006 09:23 AM
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Exclamation Creatine and Kidney Failure

Ok I went to the doctor today to follow up on an allergic reaction that I have been having. He also had me give some blood work the other day and I wanted to follow up on that too. I went in there thinking we were going to discover what was causing my allergic reaction, then he hits me with "Your...

pasquale412‎, 12-13-2006 03:30 PM
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BCAA & depression/mood

anyone else notice BCAA causes issues with mood? I notice almost immediately that BCAA supplemenation, even if only during exercise, causes pretty nasty irritability... and if continued, depression. i know BCAA supplementation decreases serotonin and dopamine levels... ive read that people who...

ajnast4r‎, 08-22-2008 06:41 AM
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Hi folks I have question regarding Celadrin and muscle growth. Given the recent research pertaining to inflammation and muscle growth could Celadrin actually impede optimal muscle growth? I have used ARA with great results but the last cycle of ARA didn't seem to appear to be as successful and...

addictiveaussie‎, 09-09-2014 07:40 PM
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Whey protein

When should you consume whey protein on your rest days?

Gabyg0928‎, 08-20-2014 08:59 AM
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Advice for Starting Creatine?

All I've ever done before as far as supplements go is fish oil and a post-workout whey blend (which does contain a "recovery blend" with some creatine, taurine, BCAAs, etc.). I've decided to start taking creatine to hopefully get some better strength gains so I purchased a tub by the same brand...

CarlosF421‎, 08-07-2014 05:21 AM
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Question MusclePharm assault and promera sport con Cret

MusclePharm assault and promera sport con Cret These are two supplements that I recently purchased and I am wondering if it's would be okay to take both these supplements before my workout in the morning at 5 am (morning workouts consist of cardio legs and abs) and if it would be okay to take...

friezer‎, 09-03-2014 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 09:01 PM
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Artificial Sweeteners (Acesulfame Potassium/Splenda) The Bad?

Hey guys, I'm simply wondering whether or not artificial sweeteners have been given a bad wrap or if they can be as detrimental in the long term as people are worried about. Lets put it in the perspective for someone who takes their protein powder,bcaa's,pre workout for example. For the...

whozeboy‎, 08-31-2014 10:29 AM
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Exclamation Clenbuterol and Cellucor Super HD mixed

I have been taking Clenbuterol for a while started from 40mcg - 120mcg (Max) , Just curious about the consequence for taking clen40mcg + superHD together , as a matter of fact clen is best for FAT metabolism but makes me dizzy , which in case of super HD was just absolutely nothing interms of side...

Dawrul‎, 09-02-2014 06:25 AM
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Reshaping the “Good Guy” Vs. “Bad Guy” Fat Paradigm: The Tale of Arachidonic acid

Reshaping the “Good Guy” Vs. “Bad Guy” Fat Paradigm: The Tale of Arachidonic acid Back in the day I wrote the first article on the value of omega-3 fatty acids (via fax oil) for health and fat loss in the major bodybuilding publications. In fact, my first article on the value of flax oil – a...

WillBrink‎, 08-26-2014 05:00 PM
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Dietary Nitrates Resistance Training: Am I missing the point?

Cliffs: Nitrates have gotten a ton of hype over the past few years with preworkout products for their ability to improve endurance and increase blood flow. Most if not all the research regarding nitrates has been performed with endurance type athletes showing improved constant work-rate exercise...

braskibra‎, 08-09-2014 05:51 PM
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Question Beta alanine and creatine hcl

Hey guys, I have a few questions about beta alanine and creatine. First off I have to take a urine test every month for a few more months. I already did research on creatine hcl and found that it is safe to take. I was trying to research beta alanine and can't find a solid answer. So my first...

x3hardcore‎, 08-15-2014 12:26 PM
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Am I taking too much vitamins?

I am a 17 year old guy who just tried " SCITEC MEGA DAILY ONE PLUS " and what I got was neon yellow urine, and really dark stool ( I really panicked I'm bleeding inside). SCITEC NUTRITION MEGA DAILY ONE PLUS Vitamin A 2301 µg 288% Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 50 mg 4545% Vitamin B2...

mate246‎, 08-06-2014 04:17 PM
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Follidrone (Epicatechin) + Octyl Gallate?

Octyl gallate (GAO) and other GAO derivatives enhance cellular accumulation of epicatechin, at least in vitro, by up to 426% (study below). In other studies, octyl gallate has also shown oral bioavailability in humans. Would it make sense to dose these together? Seems to be a safe and low cost...

Mmats‎, 04-30-2014 04:11 PM
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Post Are All Multivitamins Underdosed in Calcium, Vit D, K, Mag an Zinc?

I came across a supplement line by "Citadel Nutrition" where i found a multivitamin sold by them that explained how they only had Vit D, K, Calcium, Mag and Zinc because thats all we need as athletes.. And than they went into detail how a series of other top named brand products on the market are...

mikeparchen‎, 08-15-2014 04:24 AM
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Choline and Its Products Acetylcholine and Phosphatidylcholine

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eatyourspinach‎, 08-16-2014 02:43 PM
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