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***OFFICIAL THREAD OF LINKS TO STUDIES, OR OTHER LINKS USEFUL FOR THIS SECTION*** BCAA studies All about GABA Myostatin? Glutamine Post workout nutrition Pre and/or post-workout antioxidants Preventing hepatoxicity from methylated orals

TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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Talking pre workout/pump

Ultimate pump pre workout c4 stacked with the gnc no loaded v2 if you can handle it

jawatt23‎, Yesterday 07:41 PM
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Smile Experimental nootropics research thread

This thread has the purpose to discuss and elucidate the research on novel and experimental nootropics. This thread is not about recommending any substances for human use. Instead it aims to discuss novel physiological pathways and mechanisms of action potentially suitable to improve memory and...

DR_P‎, 04-17-2014 02:59 AM
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Need advice on Protein and BCAAs

Hi guys, I really hope you could advise me alittle with regards to the choice of kind of supplements that I could look to. I merely looking at just proteins and BCAAs. I came to notice that lots of whey protein contains artificial sweetenners. To my surprise, even popular brands like Optimum...

thedgeoforever‎, 04-17-2014 09:20 PM
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Exclamation Cellucor Super HD?+thermogenics

I'm new to fat burners and I'm considering buying super hd. However, I found out tht ephedrine and some other substances that apparently worked were banned by the FDA. Now all I see is caffeine and green tea extract and some other random root extracts. Also, chromium seems to be a trend in similar...

wilariowest‎, Yesterday 10:13 AM
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Antihistmaine/Promethazine effect on muscle growth/strength?

Posted this on the main supplement forum but maybe this is a better place. I have some promethazine and I'm considering taking it for sleep because nothing else keeps me asleep, will it have any negative effects on strength, growth or body composition in general? Thanks in advance

Tal106‎, 04-18-2014 01:17 PM
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Wink How much protein grams do you all take per day

On and off days? How much do you take? (I am currently using Beverly - good stuff right) I see people take from just 60 to over 200 grams per day? Whats a good balance NEWBIE

MeanWS6‎, 02-22-2007 07:36 AM
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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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Question pea protein vs whey protein

Now I am using on gold standard whey protein but now my doctor tell me don't take whey protein if take whey protein your acne treatment don't work Now I am thinking to take now pea protein , if I take pea protein any side effects ? If I compare pea protein to whey protein what is difference...

japjit100‎, 03-01-2014 01:12 PM
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~~~grenade fat burner~~~please read

Hey Guys, I bought some Grenade Fat Burner at my local Walmart for $20 / 52 capsules. Now the problem is that it's not the thermo detonator one, it's like a plain package its weird..I cant find it anywhere online or locally..what kind of grenade is this lol. It lacks a lot of the ingredients in...

onlyitalian‎, 04-16-2014 02:18 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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Thumbs up Handy Link: Pubmed for Dietary Supplements

I just saw NIH tweet this out and I had never seen it before, so I thought I would share. PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset:

pogue‎, 04-14-2014 09:38 AM
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Home made pre-workout help/advice

Hey all, I'm currently putting together a pre workout and I'm after some feed back on any of the supplements I'm using and what dosage works best? Caffeine (or Coffee) 200-400 mg 1 scoop Whey Protein or 5-10g BCAA powder 5 g Creatine Monohydrate 1-2 g beta alanine 2-5 g l-citrulline

jamiedeadlift‎, 04-12-2014 06:22 AM
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Protein Supplements

My friend's uncle consumed lots of protein shakes and eventually screwed up his kidney. I have noticed on the workout plans on, a lot of them say you should drink a protein shake every 2nd meal. Just wondering if anyone could help me understand as to how it may have screwed up his kidney...

kylebrennan19‎, 04-13-2014 09:05 PM
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Could beta alanine cause apathy/other related issues? (neurotoxin?)

I've started researching beta alanine's effects more recently since I've began to feel differently after taking it daily @ 5g for a few months now. After reading this stuff I'm starting to think long term BA could have some unwanted effects on the brain "These results suggested that...

JustAnotherBrah‎, 03-23-2014 10:38 AM
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Wanting lean supplements to get shredded.

I'm looking to pack on nothing but lean muscle. The hard part is finding a protein right for me. What should I be looking for? How many grams of protein per serving? Carbs per serving? Calories? BCAAs? And my next question is How many grams of protein should I have a day? I'm 171lbs 68" tall. I run...

dk7868‎, 04-11-2014 12:28 PM
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L-Arginine Pills

Hello everyone, I just purchased GNC L-Arginine 1000 the other day, because I had heard good things about "the pump" I would get from it. I am thinking that taking 3g twice a day on an empty stomach will help my body produce more nitric oxide and open up my puny veins a little more (which only...

IAmNotBruceLee‎, 04-10-2014 12:05 PM
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Icariin-what are it's exact effects in the body?

Points of Interest: -The rats in the study were administered 200mg/kg of 40% Icarrin which gived a Human Equivalent Dose of 1 gram of pure icariin -Icariin Increased testosterone concentrations significantly, even above the non-damaged group, however the Icariin group had the less FSH/LH...

Bane‎, 11-29-2008 03:49 PM
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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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New to body building

I am new to body building and I was looking for some supplement advice. I am a junior in college, 5' 11", 170 lbs and I obviously want to put on some muscle. I have ACG3 charged for a preworkout, a wheybolic protein powder, and CR5 creatine pills. What other supplements/vitamins should I be taking?...

kzoo11‎, 04-07-2014 10:22 PM
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Smart Guys - Explain Powdered MCT's to Me!?

So my understanding of chemistry is very basic at this point in my life. My brother TA's Ochem, and tries to help me understand some stuff. I see more and more companies including MCT's in their powdered supplements like pre's and intra's. I have only seen triglycerides in oil form like fish...

Liquid_diet‎, 04-05-2014 12:11 PM
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Question Multivitamins

Why are almost all multivitamins loaded with mega doses of ingredients (like some have 2000% or even 10,000%)? I found out from trial and error that I get throbbing morning headaches from mega doses of vitamin B and D after few days of supplementation (I dont know why but thats how my body reacts)....

gettingbuffed14‎, 04-03-2014 06:35 PM
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What is the best creatine?

What is the best creatine out right now? BSN CellMass ranks #7 on the Top 50. I don't know if that actually means it's the best or not. Please let me know.

CroaT154‎, 10-31-2006 12:12 PM
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Coenzyme Q10, D-Ribose, Carnitine, Creatine and Gamma Cyclodextrin

I'm reading about the Gamma Cyclodextrin delivery system in Cell Fuel on Amazon. Apparently it increases cellular bio-availability up to 860%. Does anyone else know about the process Cell Fuel uses to increase bio-availability?

EvenStevenDream‎, 04-03-2014 11:51 AM
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Maintenance Supps?

I am curious what supps I should be taking continuously and what I wanna cycle? Creatine? cla? carnitine? The cla and carnitine im not sure there is any benefit at all. But any advice or suggestions is appreciated.

robert890571‎, 04-03-2014 04:30 AM
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Poll Poll: when should i take digestive enzymes

i only take them on OFF days but should i take them everyday or not ???????

garza754‎, 03-23-2014 07:58 PM
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