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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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Animal Versus Vegetable Protein

Animal Versus Vegetable Protein We all know that adding a healthy amount of complete protein in our diet is important, but what type of high protein foods should you eat or what protein supplement should you take? What is the difference between meat, dairy, soy, and vegan protein? Many people...

NutrifoodPT‎, 10-21-2014 04:11 AM
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Question Truth behind deamination

Hello, I've been doing some research lately and have talked with a few people with a major in biology and chemistry, and the main thing I was investigating was deamination, the breakdown of amino acids if there is an excess of protein. Now, they told me that an ordinary human being needs no more...

Monahawk‎, 10-15-2014 08:06 AM
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Hello, I am looking into the injectable L-carnitine and wasn't able to find it anywhere, but i heard that vets sell it. I just wanna ask is it the same thing or different? Please help. Thank you.

mamdouhwalsabha‎, 10-23-2014 04:23 AM
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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 11:31 AM
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First day at the gym today but I would like to know what vitamins should I buy to get me started

jermaine8906‎, 10-21-2014 08:51 AM
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Constipation with Protein Powder

I'm a fairly new to the whole world of bodybuilding, I'm not going for any crazy BB body. I just want to be fit and look good, I hit the gym about 2 months ago and under the suggestion of everyone I hit the GNC to get some protein powder. I ended up buying Muscle Milk, probably a mistake but it...

tns‎, 12-24-2006 03:06 PM
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Casein - Promotes all stages of the cancer process.

I Have been reading the book "The China Study" which is considered the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted. Anyways one of the biggest points in the book is how Casein promotes cancer. Casein makes up 87% percent of cow milk protien. Casein is the predominant...

Redbaron‎, 02-15-2006 04:55 PM
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Question Fish oil fridge

Hi all, I'm keeping my fish oil gels in the fridge as I'm living in a rather hot & humid country. Thing is I turn off the fridge at night because of the noise (only supplement in it) and back on again in the morning. It is still quite fresh inside when I open it in the morning, but weardly...

muchstronger1‎, 10-07-2014 06:16 PM
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Taking multivitamin when still under 18

Hey guys, I recently got the multivitamin by only to find out that it has a warning saying to not take the product when still under 18. I'm 16. However, the serving size is 2 capsules and I thought it would be safe if I split the serving in half and only take 1 capsule a day. What...

Thinbuilder‎, 10-09-2014 09:17 PM
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Under Age Creatine??!!!??

I was recently at my rugby club talking to a university goer about supplements and weight training, before speaking to this man, I was fine with taking supplements and creatine. But after it has scared the hell out of me, he told stories of his ex-friends who took at it my age and had to quit...

rugbystar‎, 09-14-2005 02:00 PM
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Blood sugar drops during workout

Occasionally my blood sugar drops at the end/right after my workout. I usually take a pre (which I'm not too sure about) or eat an apple before the workout. I also sip BCAA intra workout which has helped me. However instill get a little weak and shaky. I heard cinnamon can help. Any thoughts? ...

Jpatchapman‎, 10-11-2014 07:23 PM
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Nettle Root increase DHT

Secoisolariciresinol, a lignan in nettle root displayed a modest inhibitory effect on DHT binding to SHBG in vitro, theoretically resulting in greater concentrations of free DHT in serum and in local tissues. The lignan 3,4-divanillyltetrahydrofuran, also present in nettle root was able to...

user1111‎, 03-01-2008 09:33 AM
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Mega dosing creatine

First of all, apologies in advance if this is a question that's been answered every week since the inception of the forum like the BEST PREWORKOUT? Threads but i have had a thought this evening about the normal advice given for creatine (5g/day of mono for 30 days is sufficient for saturation). ...

faipdeooiad‎, 09-28-2014 05:38 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 BCAA and long term side effects

Hi , I'm taking BCAA before my workouts and it helps me to lift heavier. But is there any side effects in long term ? i have seen few articles on internet and according to is safe up to 6 months ? Please let me know your thoughts Regards, Tharanga

tharangaabeyseela‎, 09-15-2014 06:43 PM
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Post The word is out on ArA, Article Inside

Are you following the latest science on Arachidonic Acid (ARA)? If not, you're falling behind BIG TIME! New article explains how ARA supplementation helps resistance-trained people achieve "Gains Like Back In The Day!" ...

SwolenONE‎, 09-24-2014 11:42 AM
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Ephedrine + PhD Nutrition Lean Degree -- is it a safe combo?

Hi guys, I'm new to this site so I apologise if I've posted this in the wrong section. Basically I've just started taking PhD Nutrition's Lean Degree to try and cut some fat. It's conpletely ephedrine free but packed with caffeine etc. I'll follow with the details of what it contains:- "A...

borthwick93‎, 10-09-2014 11:54 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 07:25 PM
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Chemistry brahs, is this PEA derivative legal?

So I've been reading up on various PEA derivatives for something to take as a pre-workout, and this one caught my eye: N-ethyl-Beta-Methylphenylethylamine What I can't quite figure out however, is would this derivative be considered scheduled under any drug analogue laws? Or am I good to...

EverydayDMAA‎, 10-05-2014 06:59 PM
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amino acids, wpi, and hydrolized whey

My question is, since all protein breaks down into aminos in the blood then can I just cut to the chase and take in amino acids? If not which protein powder is best for muscle gains and fat loss.

RexFitzpatrick‎, 10-05-2014 02:04 PM
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whey hyperaminoacidemia, hypoaminoacidemia and deamination

was wanting to discuss some of the conclusions of this study and it's implications.. to quote the study's conclusion, '...MSPI (milk soluble protein isolate), which, despite its high Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score, ensures a rate of...

krohm‎, 09-30-2014 09:18 PM
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creatine pills vs. powder?

after about a year of lifting i finally made the decision to start taking creatine... but should i take pills or the powder? and why? any help would be greatly appreciated! thanks

badasszach‎, 03-17-2007 09:54 PM
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wpi high grade hydrolyzed protein

Hi,this is for experts on protein knowledge wpi(hydrolyzed whey protein high grade) ast brand uses this kind thats why its soo effective. www.trueportein .com sells wpi(high grade but without a sweetner) just pure protein.i would have to add a sweetner.its cheaper than buying ast every...

smeton_yea‎, 10-27-2004 08:50 PM
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Exclamation Let's discuss designer stimulants: (S)-diphenyl-2-pyrrolidinyl-methane (serious)


DR_P‎, 09-16-2009 04:09 AM
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