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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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Drinking (whole) Raw Eggs. Good? Bad? Dangerous?

I've heard a bunch of conflicting info about the benefits of drinking raw eggs. It is attractive to me for the following reasons: Eggs are cheap , drinking eggs is an easy protein+ fat meal, it tastes pretty good to me. I have heard two things regarding to absorbtion. school of though...

Lies‎, 10-07-2008 01:20 PM
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Arachidonic Acid Article Part 2 Really informative article, part 3 coming soon.

SwolenONE‎, 07-07-2014 01:48 PM
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The big useless compounds list

The thougth crossed my mind to do this thread. The idea is to make a thread with collectively all the compounds currently used in supplements that: a)Do nothing/very little for the purpose they are used b)Are actually counterproductive for bodybuilding purposes c)Are inferior/more expensive to...

Bane‎, 09-17-2008 05:22 AM
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Cool 40g of Protein Per Meal

Hello Body Building Members. I'm new to this website and I have some questions. I'm into Intermittent Fasting, and I have a 4 hour eating period. I am a bigger guy, weighing around 250 (I don't have an accurate weight, due to my last scale being broken), and I am 6'2". I want to cut my weight, and...

Darrel219‎, 07-24-2014 08:34 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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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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Question Agmatine --> Dopamine BUT Nitric oxide inhibits Dopamine

Ok guys, I am getting really confused now...I see these studies saying on the one hand that Agmatine induces Dopamine release : ncbi.nlm.nih . gov/pubmed/12782188 and on the other hand that Nitric Oxide inhibits Dopamine release : pnas. org/content/92/24/11299

muchstronger1‎, 07-23-2014 01:01 AM
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How much protein can the body absorb in one sitting?

My question is just that. How much protein can you body absorb in one sitting? And how often can you intake more protein? For example, say I have a protein shake with 34g of protein, can I have another and still absorb all 68g of protein or do I need to wait a certain amount of time and if so,...

extreme4377‎, 08-19-2004 12:22 AM
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Is my PW banned substance free

I am an athlete who races in a wheelchair. I have been taking amino acids and protein but have just recently started getting into pre workouts. With the sport i'm in however its really hard to find safe pre workout. Whenever I buy a supplement I search it on informed choice and make sure it has the...

ShayParatrack‎, 07-10-2014 08:03 PM
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Question Vitamin dosage for CNS

To help out with my MMA and boxing, I started doing some power-building, about 5 weeks ago. Things have been going well but, last week, I burned myself out and experienced my very first bout of CNS (Central Nervous System) fatigue. I took the rest of the week off to recover and am feeling super...

ColourofDreams‎, 06-15-2014 10:07 AM
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Thumbs up creatine monohydrate and pre workout

Hey guys, I've recently started creatine monohydrate and I'm only looking to maintain my creatine levels. I did not load. I'm on between 5-10g a day, but my question is: I really feel better vascularity and strength on Xtreme Shock pre workout, but it also has creatine monohydrate in it. How...

drodriguez625‎, 07-14-2014 11:58 AM
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Bio gro????

Hey, my question is how is Bio Gro legal to sell if it contains illegal compounds such as Igf-1?

Forums709‎, 07-15-2014 05:19 AM
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The Benefits of Whey Protein.

Hello. For a certain university course I wrote a whole essay about some benefits of Whey protein. I chose this topic since the majority of the public (that don't workout consistently) strongly believe that Whey protein is "cheating" or "unnatural". As stupid as it may sound, these thoughts still...

Moutooz‎, 07-12-2014 02:29 PM
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Consensus on effect of zinc and magnesium on testosterone levels?

There are mixed studies out there showing various effects (or non-effects) of zinc or magnesium on serum free and total testosterone levels. At the same time, ZMA is widely rebuked across this board. I thought I'd post a few of the studies here in the hopes that some posters with better science...

derf87‎, 07-12-2014 05:51 AM
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Any supplements to reduce lactic acid buildup?

One of the main goals in rowing training is to improve ones lactic threshold, so that we can produce more watts of power with less lactic acid in our muscles and blood. Is there anything I can take to either limit the production of lactic acid or at least help my body get it out of my muscles...

PumpAddict‎, 08-17-2008 04:05 PM
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Yohimbine and coffee

Hey I was just curious if taking Yohimbine with black coffee works. I heard eating "any" food will negate the effects of the yohimbine. Just wondering if a cup of black coffee will do the same

Pearza‎, 06-23-2014 12:20 PM
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Best anabolic supplements?

What are the best legal prohormones growth out there? I am thinking about taking DHEA although I've heard that it has a number of side effects which I need to research. Secondly what are the best supplements for preventing catabolism. All help appreciated :)

cubeladd‎, 03-21-2005 08:28 AM
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Nitric Oxide Dangers ... a must read

heres a article dr. michale colgan ( famous nutritionist ) aslo author of famous book optmium sports nutrition , sent me about nitric oxide ( i ask him his feeling on this ) I chose this topic as I have been getting a lot of questions about nitric oxide, so I thought everyone might like to...

i love protein‎, 03-25-2005 05:28 PM
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