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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 07:20 PM
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Creatine Hydrochloride

Has anyone seen any peer reviewed sources or studies outside of Pro-Mera commissioned studies that say anything about how creatine HCL could be better than monohydrate? Or is it all marketing hype? I'm more inclined to think it's the latter, because most peer reviewed studies for alternate...

davidli2012‎, 05-07-2012 02:01 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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GAT Amino 2100 and Superlein

I'm trying out the GAT Men's Training Mass Stack. The instructions for GAT Amino 2100 say to take the supplement 45 minutes before meals. If I take the tablets when I first wake up with a serving of GAT's Superlein, will it affect the absorption of the supplements? In other words, since the Amino...

ebyrd85‎, 12-02-2014 10:34 PM
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Question 1 scoop of gs whey everyday

Ok so I've been taking whey for about a month or so and i've been using 2 scoops post workout i'm about 140 lbs i exercise 4 times a week, my schedule is wednesday,thursday & saturday, sunday. The rest is rest day any advice or suggestion on my intake? Should i use 1 scoop per day or 2 scoops only...

kenken21345‎, 11-12-2014 12:10 PM
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would taking NO boosters before bed increase recovery?

I don't use supplements but I know a bit about them, and i had an idea the other day. I wanted to know what you guys think. NO boosters increase the amount of blood pumped into the muscle. And most recovery, or hypertrophy happens whole you sleep. So, if you took a NO booster before bed, would...

willBstrong‎, 12-17-2014 10:26 AM
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Birth Control Pills

Hey, my friend recently have changed a lot! I have been asking him how the hell did he change this fast. I hate see literately day by day his arms grow bigger and bigger. So when he answered my question which is "How did you change this fast!?" He answered me and said he takes birth control...

Sticko5757‎, 12-14-2014 12:30 PM
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A good Supplement for Joint pain, glucosamine won't work

Alright let me put it in a nutshell, well after 2 years of bodybuilding with really great results. my joints and part of my spine started to get really bad. when i do squats after a week my knee starts to hurt. My rotator Cuffs are bad (specially the left one). somtimes if i try skull crushers, my...

WESIDA‎, 03-16-2007 08:00 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 10:50 AM
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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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Crushing down pills to take

I am starting to take the green bulge and white blood stack today, and I read one guy saying that he crushes them into powder and then i guess puts them in his drink and drinks it. is this good or should i just take them whole? Thanks.

WhiteKicks29‎, 01-23-2006 11:26 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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what are side effects of using ZMA?

Hi, I ma planning to include ZMA tablets into my diet , however i have heard that ZMA usage leads to hair loss? is it true please guide me whether to use ZMA or not if yes than in what quantity?

varunarian‎, 10-30-2014 09:10 AM
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NADH-“THE” Performance Enhancing Supplement?

HUGE fan of NADH. I thought this was a helpful article on the compound. NADH-“THE” Performance Enhancing Supplement? Posted by Gunnar Ljunggren on June 24, 2011 0 Comments One of the key components in both Cabergolean and ERGO-BLITZ is NADH or beta-nicotinamide adeninedinucleotide. NADH is...

vikingking44‎, 08-15-2011 12:45 AM
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Quick question on alpha-yohimbine dosing

I've got a few unopened bottles of alpha-yohimbine that I'd like to use, but due to it being useless in the presence of insulin I've only used it in conjunction with a ketogenic diet. It's not perfect, but it's as close as I can get to using it in a complete absence of insulin. Well, the...

negmealready‎, 12-02-2014 03:53 PM
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Supplement question

Looking to bulk up. Any advice or suggestions would be appreciated. I'm currently taking Amplified Mass XXX(1 scoop 4 times a day) Wheyabolic extreme 60 (pre and post wo) 5gs of Creatine Monohygrate 3xa day. I also take BCAA's, fish oil, GLA's, desicated liver, vitamin B complex, multi vitamin,...

1BadWolf‎, 11-21-2014 10:37 AM
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Active Ingredient: Methoxyisoflavone

So I've been researching supplements and found some interesting info on flavones. 5-Methyl-7-Methoxyisoflavone in particular. The info I read says that Flavones are scientifically proven to be anabolic, which means they increase lean muscle tissue, decrease body fat, increase energy levels as well...

stacyzimmerman‎, 12-01-2014 07:31 PM
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Exclamation tell me if this is good >3

hello all, are those good amounts for a protien shake..beacuse i might keep buying it. 71 grams of protien per sarving 1:1 protien carb 18 gr BCAA low in fat "5" gr calories "600" thank you so much..

noor369‎, 11-11-2014 03:20 PM
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Creatine HCL Dosage Question (Pre & Post Jym)

Hello! This is my first post ever on this site :) I usually ghost around and find the answers I need but I have stumbled upon this mystery which I cannot seem to find the answer to... So basically I was interested in two products; Pre Jym and Post Jym. Pre Jym contains 2 grams of Creatine...

Walid93‎, 11-25-2014 10:01 AM
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Mixing supplements?

I have just started a new fitness plan which includes taking Whey Protein, which I have never used before. Until today I was taking Magnesium, Green Tea and Coffee and multivitamines. Is it okay to take all of these or are there any side effects?

francesg‎, 11-07-2014 08:00 AM
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How much protein can your body digest at a time?

Just wondering can your body digest a 75g protein shake at a time? Or is it being wasted?

vg7z‎, 01-04-2007 08:25 PM
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Does bodybuilding increase sex drive?

This is kind of a weird question here, not sure where to ask it. I sat on my ass and drank beer all summer long, didn't do much of anything. Now I pretty much eat healthier, and do cardio / weightlifting. I notice a dramatic increase in my sex drive from summer to now. Does all this increase male...

Swerdz‎, 10-21-2006 12:31 PM
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Phosphatidic Acid (no conclusions can be drawn, it's just interesting)

Agents that increase phosphatidic acid inhibit the LH-induced testosterone production. Lauritzen L1, Nielsen LL, Vinggaard AM, Hansen HS. Author information Abstract The results of the present study point to phosphatidic acid (PtdOH) as a possible intracellular messenger, which might be...

THEHUGE‎, 11-28-2014 04:27 AM
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Question Is glucuronidation desirable?

Hi, I am thinking of supplementing with Calcium D Glucarate, as it promotes the process of glucuronidation within the body, by which the liver excretes toxins and steroid hormones among other things. Now the research on the matter only measured estrogens excretion and didn't mention about...

muchstronger1‎, 11-26-2014 12:12 AM
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ZMA and Mucuna Pruriens ok to stack?

Any reason to not stack ZMA and a Secretagogue product? I'm currently taking ZMA and a product with Mucuna Pruriens/L-Dopa and both are supposed to be taken before going to sleep on an empty stomach. Anyone doing this?

Mxrobins‎, 11-25-2014 10:39 PM
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Anyone know how much creatine is in a weight gainer

I have Arnold's Iron Mass Weight Gainer and it has creatine in it. Anyone know how much it has because I don't want to take too much of it between the weight gainer and just plain creatine

mjf1998‎, 11-16-2014 09:01 AM
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