First 'Final Review' of Shred-Matrix
09-15-2008 11:26 AM
First 'Final Review' of Shred-Matrix
Well, the most awesomest video log has now come to an end and I had a great time. The first two weeks of the log were great and with the second two weeks came the first two weeks of the fall semester; they were great as well.
As I always like to do, I'll be posting the claims that the manufacturer makes about the product and then I'll comment on each of those claims before coming to a final grade.
From the MP website:
- Eliminates Sugar and Sweet Cravings: I can safely say that this claim held true. If some of you remember, there was about a 2 week delay from the time I thought I would be recieving Shred-Matrix and the time I actually did receive it. During these two weeks I ate like a friggin dumpster; whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted it. Cookies, icecream, sugary cereal and regular peanut butter were the norm. As you can imagine, coming off a diet like the one mentioned above would be pretty difficult as far as cravings go. With Shred-Matrix, the diet transition was flawless and as easy as it could have been. From the first dose, cravings were gone. No craving of sugar whatsoever.
- Appetite control Matrix: This is another attribute of Shred-matrix that should be trumpeted. The appetite suppression was absolutely insane. If any readers have been following along, you all know that I have some days that really put Shred-Matrix to the test. At points, however, I felt as if the suppression was too much because I regularly forgot to eat. This is obviously an error on my part and nothing against SM, just be weary of this if you buy a tub! Another note for you anabolic dieters: This stuff or something like it IS A MUST. I had absolutely ZERO carb cravings during my low carb days. Can you say easy dieting? Shred-Matrix can.
- Increase in Lean Muscle Tissue; Here's one where I felt Shred-Matrix faltered. I can't say that I gained any muscle over the past month, but that is expected at a severe deficit. I can say, however, that in many exercises I maintained strength and in several others my strength increased noticeably. I don't know about you but I don't know many fat loss supplements that allow for continuing progress in strength. Bottom line, I lost NO strength and increased strength on several movements.
- Reduces Absorption of Sugar and Bad Carbohydrates: Obviously I cannot truthfully comment on this as there is no way for me to check in on the absorption of sugars and carbs in my body, however, I did drink whenever I wanted to while on a low carb diet and I did manage to lose a few pounds of fat, so take it for what you will.
- Complete Fat Loss System: Well this is the bottom line isn't it. I can say that I did lose fat with Shred-Matrix and my anabolic diet. I surely would have lost fat without Shred-Matrix, but how easy would it have been? Well, let me tell you this. I've attempted the anabolic diet before and failed miserably! Haha. I have never been able to deal with firstly the cravings, and secondly any sort of caloric deficit. I'm going to honestly say that if it weren't for this supplement I wouldn't have made it through this diet. I didn't even feel like I was dieting over the past month even though I have been taking in 2200-2400 calories and less than 20g carbs daily at 200+ pounds.
I am seriously lucky to have tried this stuff. I honestly wasn't expecting much of anything different from the other 'fat burners' that I've tried, but I was extremely impressed. I am always skeptical of supplements as I have previously mentioned in my other logs, and this log was no different. Luckily for me I was blown away. This isn't just me trying to puff of some product or company, I am being completely truthful and unbiased.
As I mentioned in my final video, those looking to diet and cut some fat owe it to themselves to try Shred-Matrix and based on the quality of this product I'd encourage people to try the complete line of of MusclePharm supplements. I know I am already a Shred-Matrix user for life at minimum.
Thanks for tagging along and dropping in comments.
Until next time,
09-22-2008 12:59 PM
Nice review man!
Originally Posted by Rugger
I'm gonna be sinking my teeth into some MP products sometime soon... hopefully.
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