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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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Exclamation Caffeine Use And Long Term Side Effects

"There are risks associated associated with caffeine especially with over periods of months or years. Let's start with the stomach. Extended caffeine use can lead to peptic ulcers and gastric reflux. Next comes the brain. Nervousness, headaches, anxiety are also reported, as well as memory loss and...

GOTSPEED‎, 04-22-2009 06:59 PM
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Tongkat Ali Long-Term Effect on SHBG's

I found this post by Nptadude (member of another site): No doubt... tongkat ali is the most powerful herbal substance as far as it goes with stimulating LH production, and it also has a particularly useful to steroid users property in that it reduces SHBG's which essentially makes you less...

papi93‎, 03-31-2006 12:12 PM
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Muscletech Clear Muscle

Hi, I am about to take Muscletech Clear Muscle, Do I still need to consume a protein supplement post-workout like Whey isolate?

shwetankjuneja‎, 03-10-2015 02:42 AM
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Too many supplements?

Calcium Fish Oil D Muscle Milk Multivitamin Cucumin Alpha Brain Neuro-PS What should I cut/add/replace or is this okay? I don't feel anything adverse when I take these, but don't want to be unknowingly doing something bad to myself long term... At the moment, I'm doing work which requires...

GlutenFreeWater‎, 11-10-2014 05:15 PM
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Which is the BCAA ratio for 100% Beef Protein (Muscletech) and Carnivor?

Does somebody know hoy much bcaa grams are per serving in each of this products and which is the ratio? : 1) 100% beef protein (muscletech). 2) carnivor. I donīt find it anywhere!

diehaa‎, 03-05-2015 09:59 AM
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Another failed nitrate study in trained athletes: Randomized Control Trial

Acute Beetroot Juice Supplementation Does Not Improve Cycling Performance in Normoxia or Moderate Hypoxia. MacLeod KE1, Nugent SF, Barr SI, Koehle MS, Sporer BC, MacInnis MJ. Author information Abstract Beetroot juice (BR) has been shown to lower the oxygen cost of exercise in normoxia and may...

braskibra‎, 03-29-2015 09:31 AM
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Smile Creatine help

Hi I've just bought some creatine tabs "creatine monohudrate" and on the label it suggests 5 tablets each tablet being 5g. After research I am finding loads of different suggestions and not sure how much of it to take so here are my facts. Around 146 pounds 5'6 with a body fat % of 14% Any...

sg264‎, 03-26-2015 11:52 AM
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Progesterone - lower back pain

Hi I wonder if anyone with any experience or knowledge can help. I recently started taking a supplement containing progesterone. I have developed a dull ache in my lower back that is relieved with mobility and worse when I am at rest. Worst when sitting. It's more irksome than really...

Chuck19760000‎, 03-14-2015 05:32 AM
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"nitrate pumps" are most likely placebo "The lack of any observable effects of acute nitrate supplementation on handgrip exercise blood flow in the present study were unexpected, especially considering the relatively high dose of nitrate we administered (BRnitrate visit) and the...

braskibra‎, 03-05-2015 06:10 AM
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Red face Dangerous mix?

Been mixing a few different supplements latley and started worrying about what I could accidentaly be creating in my shaker bottle. For instance sometimes i'll mix my beta-alanine with my crea-kong creatine (which has 3 different types of creatine) sometimes ill throw some nitrogen bound BCAA's in...

andrewdaw56‎, 03-11-2015 01:52 PM
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Post Better: Casein protein powder or Whole milk?

I was just wondering what most people thought was better. It seems I'm allergic to any kind of whey protein powder, but I have no issues with lactose-free whole milk (cuz I'm moderately lactose-intolerant). Lactose-free milk tastes just a tad sweeter than regular milk anyway. It's cuz when the...

64yoda‎, 03-05-2015 12:41 PM
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Break from creatine products?

Hey folks, I'm just wondering if I should give my body a break from creatine products for a bit. I've consecutively taken two Cellmass(50 serv) and now Creade. I'm just wondering if there would be any benefit to giving my body a break or if I'm good to order up some more. Thanks

DiamondsWithaZ‎, 03-05-2015 06:22 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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I always thought HMB was a worthless supplement, but a new study shows a different prespective on using another form of HMB (HMB-FA) or HMB free acid. The free acid form has higher bioavilibilty, and the results seems promosing. Effects of 12 weeks of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate free acid...

acecombact1‎, 03-07-2014 10:08 AM
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HALEO MindSet Pilot Study

Our product Mindset is available here on It is intended for Focus and Clarity without the use of caffeine. I personally enjoy the product stand alone or as a way to give me more of an edge when I use stimulants. I would...

J-Rod‎, 03-18-2015 06:01 PM
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About whey supplementation

Hello bodybuilders! Its george. As you can notice my presence here is due to the wanting of becoming a bodybuilder. Im 15 years old, 71 kg. 181 meters. I have been working out for 2 months.. Today was the first day for me to start using supplements, i bought a gold standard whey protein... I have...

Georgemedhat1‎, 03-12-2015 02:20 PM
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I need some accurate information on EPI Andro-RX and others.

Is there an ingredient in this product or others which gets converted easily to DHT? I would like to know what product(s) on the market are good for gaining DHT and how the conversion is accomplished in the body during a cycle? Your response is very valuable to me as I've suffered a disease for...

mingonanners‎, 03-04-2015 11:15 AM
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icariin CoA

I was thinking about ordering some icariin 60%. I know that there are different kinds of icariin; just wondering if the icariin in the following CoA is the kind that was used in supps like Activate Xtreme(original formula) and for testosterone boosting purposes. Also, does everything look good in...

rollo‎, 03-02-2015 06:28 PM
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protein amounts

so I read all the bumf.. one says only take into account lean body mass x 0.7 so 0.7 X 200 = 140g per day protein another says 1g per lb of bodyweight so 313 X 1lb = 313g of protein per day

jamsparks21‎, 03-01-2015 04:51 AM
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Question My Musclepharm Assault has two types of caffeine?

I bought the Current version of Assault Which is Candy Apple flavour. I thought it has only one type of caffine (pterostilbene caffine) but it has caffine anhydrous and pterostilbene. I know it is genuine but I saw the lable on and it shows only pterostilbene . And how much of what caffine...

SMazumder275‎, 03-01-2015 02:20 PM
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