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    Hey all,

    I'm about to deploy to Iraq for the next 7 months. Looking for something to pump up the muscles in the meantime. Not going to be able to keep a strict diet due to chow hall food but I will do my best.

    Currently: 6' @ 210lbs with 16% Body fat. Trying to lower the fat % and raise some serious muscle in the process. Open to suggestions. Please help with the right supplement program pro or no steroid. Thanks.

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    First off, good luck with your deployment....I hope you stay safe and the time flies by....

    As far as a supplement regimen, are you talking about one you can do while you're there? Or something to do before you leave? If its a short time period until you leave, there really isnt going to be a quick answer for you....

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    This really depends on what kind of unit you're in and if you'll be stationed out of a base. If you're in an infantry unit, expect to lose weight and not have time (or a source) to lift and eat properly. I don't know how it works for the Army, but in Corps, there wasn't sh*t for an infantry unit, everyone just lost weight.
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    Chances are you'll lose all muscle you gained while you're over there. Wait until you get back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rugger1 View Post
    Chances are you'll lose all muscle you gained while you're over there. Wait until you get back.
    I think it depends on where you are at. Being at one of the nicer bases down range (balad/anaconda), I made great gains on my last deployment. I agree though that there are locations where gaining muscle will not be very feasible. Good luck where ever you go though.
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    why is this in the steroid section? are you looking to use steroids while there? if so id advise against it unless you plan on bringin a whole lot of supps with you like PCT and support supps as well.

    Good luck and stay safe.
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    I'll have plenty of time to work out over there. I'll have a decent gym too. Was out there last year and was able to lift everyday for about 2 hours. So that Im not worried about. I posted this in the steroid section cause I didn't know what kind of supplements were going to be recommended.
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    Quote Originally Posted by holyintellect View Post
    First off, good luck with your deployment....I hope you stay safe and the time flies by....

    As far as a supplement regimen, are you talking about one you can do while you're there? Or something to do before you leave? If its a short time period until you leave, there really isnt going to be a quick answer for you....

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    Well, since you indicated in your first post that macronutrients were going to be a concern because of eating in the mess hall, I would start off with some of the basics, like a decent protein powder, creatine monohydrate, and a good vitamin pack....none of those are going to spoil, or be jeopordized because of the heat or environment.

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