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TheDukeUSMC‎, 11-20-2012 06:20 PM
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Beta Alanine

Just a quick question. My Pre workout already contains Beta Alanine. Should I take Beta Alanine on it's own also?

rickwallace‎, Yesterday 06:49 AM
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How to synthesize phenibut?

Very interested if it would be possible to make phenibut. I know I would need GABA+ phenyl fluoride or phenyl bromide is there anything else I would need?

LudwigJ2‎, 04-26-2016 04:56 PM
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HMB For the Mil (Study)

Maybe. This study suggests HMB may reduce inflammatory response to intense training, which could help reduce loss of critical LBM. But, the study is very small and had a high drop out rate, so more study required is my conclusion. However, under intense exercise to the point of OTS, other studies...

WillBrink‎, 04-16-2016 07:51 AM
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Question Are there banned substances in Animal Whey?

I just bought Animal's whey protein powder and it has a warning label on the back stating that "use of this may be banned by some athletic associations." Does this mean that my protein powder contains sketchy ingredients or is this a standard label they put on all of their products? I've Googled...

zshain123‎, 03-21-2016 07:40 PM
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Animal pak content changed ????????

I just bought another animal pak. Iv noticed something huge. The values of the vitamins and minerals have changed quite a lot. Like vitamin B6 was 55mg its just 11mg now. There used to be 7 items in the figestive complex now there are only 3. Some other values have also come down QUITE...

360fluX‎, 03-27-2016 09:34 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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Creatine HCl for lifting days, monohydrate on rest

Hey so I just got tub of Pre-jym and a tub a tub of post-jym. I know both of those of those have creatine HCl in them. Since I don't want to take pre and post workout on my rest days, should I do a dose of monohydrate on my rest days to ensure saturation? I know it would probably be better to have ...

Axemaster86‎, 04-16-2016 09:26 AM
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Gainers or whey ?

Okay I'm currently at 70kg and im a 19 years old. I look abit skinny because I'm tall.. And I want to build big muscles. What should I be using gainers or whey? And waht product do you prefer for my situation.

noor369‎, 04-26-2016 06:49 AM
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Arimistane Solo

Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione, also called Arimistane, seems to be a pretty good aromatase inhibitor, according to research and anecdotal evidence I've seen. I'm new to AIs, and all the instructions on the bottle say are to take 3 25mg pills a day, each with a meal, and not to exceed 4 pills within...

pyro5178‎, 04-25-2016 06:37 PM
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Question Looking for a good dopamine booster

Hi, It's been 2 years I've quit any form of caffeine, and I must say although I sleep very well and recover better, I feel quite apathic in society without coffee and don't feel like I'm as funny or as witty. I've tried getting back to coffee a few times, but it's always the same pattern:...

muchstronger1‎, 04-24-2016 10:23 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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How much protein does my body take at once? [ANSWER HERE?]

Hello there, I am a medical student and I asked this question to our biology professor. I told him that I do bodybuilding and I've read that many different things on the internet, can you tell me your thoughts as you've studied and mastered this? He told me, the body do have a limit for protein...

amiroslo‎, 04-13-2016 04:32 PM
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Exclamation If you're at the gym, where do you keep protein powder?

I store them in the shaker in the morning before i go to school with 2 scoops. After school at 2pm, i'll go down to the gym, fill in water there and drink half of it. I'll start workout immediately. Immediately after workout, i would drink the rest of it. My questions are, where you guys...

smartboy4‎, 02-11-2006 04:36 AM
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Effects of benzodiazepines...

How would these drugs, flunitrazepam, lorazepam etc. affect muscle building? Since they have muscle relaxant effects, shouldnt it aid the muscle building process?

tevez‎, 12-03-2007 10:53 AM
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Bpc-157

I just heard of something called BPC-157 and it sounds really good to help with recovery and injuries. Has anyone tried it, know more about it, or know a good company to get it from?

paperplate73‎, 04-18-2016 10:07 AM
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pre workout without sugar substitutes

are there pre work outs without sugar substitutes ? i want one ?

Lord Sidius‎, 04-19-2016 02:44 PM
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Question Which Supplements should I take in order?

I'm 18 years old nearly 19 and about 75kg with a broad enough build, my body's genetics are really good when it comes to building muscle. I have just over 2 months until holidays and Im hoping to shape up by then, I haven't much time but which supplements would be the best to take in order? I have...

Scott2248‎, 04-19-2016 08:17 AM
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Whey protein and itchy nipple?

Hey guys, I have a problem that has been bothering me. Whenever I drink whey protein and work out, my left nipple just gets dry and itchy with a bit peeling off. I am just worried that it is not a normal nipple chaffing but something that may trigger breast cancer. Can whey protein lead to...

heywhatsuphello‎, 04-18-2016 11:26 PM
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Should i take supplements and what kind?

I am an 18-year-old male I use to work out for more than a year and gained some weight ( the only way I was able to gain weight...I was pretty skinny 100LB 5'8 ) before working out and recently things went bad and I had an open stomach surgery. my doctor as said try to stay away from weight for as...

Dhillon03‎, 03-27-2016 09:17 PM
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Smile Berberine and muscl loss

So I read recently that berberine promotes muscle loss and at best you can maintain muscle through weightlifting. What are your thoughts on this, is it correct? And personal experiences on berberine and building muscle? Thank you :)

alexthestart‎, 04-15-2016 02:32 AM
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Bogus Beta Alanine Claims

Beta Alanine works, but I am disappointed to see Bodybuilding.com promoting the patented Carnosyn beta alanine formula such as the Article "Your expert guide to Carnosyn Beta Alanine" article Claims around the "CarnoSyn" brand beta alanine are misleading, which is too bad because I generally...

GregComlish‎, 03-17-2016 09:21 PM
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Help Getting Info From a Study

Anyone have access to the following study, that could help me get some more info out it? "Combination of Supercritical Fluid Extraction with Ultrasonic Extraction for Obtaining Sex Hormones and IGF-1 from Antler Velvet" . Chin.J.Chem.Eng., 2009, 17(3): 373-380 This is the only study I've found so...

DutchLuck‎, 04-08-2016 02:49 PM
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What is the cycle of Creatine?

Hi, I want to ask if we take 5gr/day creatine, is there any cycling for that? Someone told me 1 month on and 1 month off.

scottmma‎, 02-04-2016 09:56 AM
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