Cycle Support FAQQ. What is cycle support?
A. In an effort to bring to the consumer a quality, effective, and good tasting cycle support supplement, Anabolic Innovations has Cycle Support.
Q. What is so special about Cycle Support?
A. It really is a total cycle support formula, addressing on cycle needs such as lipid values, liver function, DHT issues, blood pressure, et al.
Q. What ingredients does Cycle Support contain?
A. The Chocolate and Peanut butter flavored Cycle Supports contain Red Yeast Rice, NAC, Silymarin, Hawthorn Berry, Saw Palmetto, Nettle Root, Celery Seed extract, Idebenone, and Policosanol. The new Orange flavor contains the same ingredients except for Red Yeast Rice, we replaced it with Grape Seed extract.
Q. What do all those ingredients do?
A. Combined together they provide on cycle support, preventing and lessoning the damage done by some anabolics of today. There will be detailed ingredient descriptions now.
Q. What is Red Yeast Rice?
A. It was included for its cardiovascular benefits. Human studies have shown that RYR can lower total and LDL cholesterol, as well as lowering triglycerides.
Q. What is NAC (N-acetylcysteine)?
A. We included this for its effects on keeping your liver healthy. It is used clinically to tread Acetominophen overdoses, proving its nephroprotective abilities. It also has many other uses, such as increasing intra-cellular glutathione expression, as well as being a potent anti-oxidant.
Q. What is silymarin?
A. Silymarin is an extract from milk thistle; studies in America as well as overseas show that it supports healthy liver function.
Q. What is Hawthorn berry?
A. This is another cardiovascular support ingredient. Shown to be healthy for the circulatory system, as well as supporting optimal cardiovascular health.
Q. What is Saw Palmetto?
A. Saw Palmetto has been shown to inhibit both forms of 5-alpha reductase, benefitting the prostate, as well as other benefits you would expect from keeping DHT levels in check.
Q. What is Nettle root?
A. Nettle has been used for years for prostate support. It is also used to prevent DHT related side effects.
Q. What is Celery Seed extract?
A. This has been used to treat hypertension, and controlling high blood pressure.
Q. What is Idebenone?
A. Idebenone is a synthetic analogue of CoEnzyme Q10. It has cardiovascular benefits due to its similarity with CoQ10.
Q. What is Policosanol?
A. Policosanol was included for its ability to lower total and LDL cholesterol.
Q. What is Grape Seed extract?
A. It was included for its many cardiovascular benefits.
Q. Now that I know what is in it, how much do I take?
A. Adhere to the directions on the bottle. 1 serving in the AM, and another in the PM.
Q. Can I mix this with a protein shake?
A. Yes you can. It mixes quite well with a lot of protein flavors out right now.
Q. Do I need to take it with/without food?
A. Whatever method you prefer is fine. Like mentioned, a protein shake is a good idea, and really easy to do. Most of us are using multiple protein shakes per day anyway.
Q. I missed a dose. What do I do?
A. There is no need in trying to “make up for” a dose. If you missed a dose just make sure to take the next one.
Q. Can I take this while not on cycle for general health purposes?
A. Yes you can. It is a great idea.
Q. If I take it late in the PM will it keep me awake?
A. No. Taking it before bed will be fine.
Q. How long can I take it for?
A. Due to its effects as a general health supplement, this can be taken for periods longer than most supplements. We would still suggest a break every 3-4 months.