best supplements for a powerlifter
- 02-03-2010, 08:42 PM
- 02-03-2010, 08:46 PM
Protein or Weight Gainer
Multi Vitamin with a B complex
Fish Oil 6 grams a day
Arginine 6 grams a day
02-03-2010, 11:45 PM
Creatine. Also lots and lots of steroids. Namely testosterone along with whatever else you want to throw in. That is unless you plan to compete in a drug free federation.
02-04-2010, 03:51 PM
1 - Water...at least a gallon a day
2 - Protein...minimum of 1 gram/lb of bodyweight. Shoot for at least 1.5 grams/lb of BW. Use food as your primary source and shakes as a supplement.
3 - Good quality multi-vitamin/mineral...I like MHP's Activate and a product called Double-X from Nutrilite.
4 - Glutamine peptides...20 grams/day divided in two doses is a good starting place. If your're using insulin, IGF, or GH this can obviously be increased. Look at True Protein
5 - Branched chain amino acids (BCAA's)...in powder form. Capsules and tablets are a waste. 20 grams/day divided in two doses as well. Again, insulin and IGF use is cause to increase this number. Musashi brand or True Protein are my top picks.
These five are a good starting point. It doesn't matter what else you throw on top of this, if these five aren't in order, your results will be lacking to say the least. If you've got this list conquered, then you can start thinking about some other supplements to add in the mix for size and strength.
Just my .02
02-27-2010, 09:20 PM
Another item of note is your diet and rest. Remember to deload every 4 or 5 weeks. get a lot of sleep, eat frequently and clean.
02-27-2010, 10:48 PM
02-27-2010, 11:48 PM
02-28-2010, 05:12 PM
02-28-2010, 09:02 PM
03-03-2010, 05:44 PM
does everyone seem to think that creatine really helps that much?, i have never taken it before (no joke)
do you think i will notice a difference if i start to take it?
03-03-2010, 07:15 PM
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