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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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clen with t3 does it work

Im just trying to cut down in fat and I want to know is its true what people are telling me does it work and of I took t3 could it mess my whole body up and in what ways if so?

eschoto‎, Today 06:55 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, Yesterday 05:58 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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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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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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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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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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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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Whey protein

When should you consume whey protein on your rest days?

Gabyg0928‎, 08-20-2014 08:59 AM
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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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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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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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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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Creatine daily intake, collision facts, real science behind this facts?

Hey guys! I had been taking creatine for over a year now.. recently i got into the following article, which for the "nerd" eye BUT without real medical low level background seems pretty legit: XXXX ( Also read parte 1 & 2 .. ), article makes a lot of interesting observations, which are contrary to...

ElPela‎, 08-06-2014 10:39 AM
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Testosterone levels go off the scale with holy basil

Saw this on Holy basil, or Ocimum sanctum, is an herb that originally comes from India. In animal studies done at Sharma University of Health Sciences it sends testosterone levels so high that researchers can't measure them. And no, they weren't using high-tech extracts, but...

mark10000‎, 07-27-2011 02:10 AM
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Poll Poll: Hydrolyzed Whey Protein worthless?

I recently read an article about how hydrolyzed whey protein is worthless because, the process that predigests the protein supposedly denatures the protein. Do anyone know anything about this? Thanks.

bwiszowaty‎, 08-07-2014 06:23 PM
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All the BCAA studies gathered here

At least all with full text that combine the words muscle or protein synthesis in the title

Bane‎, 10-06-2005 06:18 AM
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Most potent/effective oral antioxidant product available

My partner has rheumatoid arthritis, and after reading several studies confirming benefits of antioxidants, I'd like to get her to try something and was after advice on what would be the best single or combo product out there? Things that spring to mind are EGCG, quercetin, sulfurophane, NAC,...

Diab0lic‎, 05-18-2014 05:27 PM
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legalize marijuna ban supps?

It's funny to me how cigarettes kill, alcohol can kill, I guess marijuna can kill, or just make you laid back and not care lol. Then every time supplement companies find things that work, and help you burn fat, or increase muscle they are quick to ban. Kind of reminds me of how crap food is cheap...

anthonyboling‎, 08-07-2014 02:41 PM
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Tongkat Ali (Pasak Bumi) 1:200 Root Extract

Hello All I just started taking this stacked with iForce Nutrition Tropinol XP, Forskolin, and Erase Pro. I am planning on cycling off the Tropinol and Erase pro but there are no instructions on how long to cycle the Tongkat Ali (the bottle is very generic but it does have an FDA number). Should...

blp03‎, 08-06-2014 04:30 PM
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Science Behind Creatine Timing?

Hello all, I understand the capricious nature of the supplement industry, and I've read countless articles on supplement timing, but I've recently run into some conflicting advice as to when and how to take creatine. Some articles say to drink it with water about 30 minutes before your...

progressive19‎, 07-23-2004 10:56 PM
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