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  1. Quote Originally Posted by mrchristian View Post
    I love working forearms, you get such an intense pump there, feels like they are going to explode!
    I heard that about you!


  2. Sounds like you just needed a little recuperation time - way to come back with a bang Buddy!
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by mrchristian View Post
    Man, I am on cloud 9. I feel so good. If only I could replicate this everyday and not be tired. I am definitely liking Intra-Aid better than Intrabolic. Not to mention for $3 less, you get 5 more servings of Intra-Aid vs. Intrabolic. I'm finding the light Protein/Carb intra-workout beverage to be slightly superior to the straight BCAA intraworkout beverage also. I'm finding it does a little something extra for endurance during the workout. I know for myself personally, without consuming something intra-workout, I start feeling depleted during my workout. Maybe some people do not experience this, but I certainly do. This is why I love intra-workout products so much, it allows me to output the same intensity throughout my workout.
    That right there is what it is all about. The extra ability to up the intensity and go harder and longer in there. Great work MC!

    Glad you are back in there and destroying it!

  4. ^^^absolutely. And Intra-Aid has performed better in that arena for me than any other brand's product. It's top notch.
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  5. It appears that I havee somehow forgotten my last shoulder/bi's workout because last night was Back/Tricep and I know I did a Shoulder/Bicep workout since the last. It must have been one of those days I was feeling deathly ill. I apologize for this guys! It won't happen again, I promise you!

    I have been consistently dosing the BetaA9 3 caps in the am and 3 caps prior to workout per the bottle. I usually mix my shake up after my first exercise. Delicious as usual, I think
    I have gotten down the perfect amount of water to mix with it, about 12 oz of water and its good to go.

    Workout:
    3x Lat Pulldown
    3x DB Rows
    3x Hammer Strength Row Machine
    *I know...I know...I gotta get back into doing my Deadlifts
    4x Tricep Hammer Strength Pushdown
    3x Reverse Cable Pulldown
    3x Rope Pulldowns

    25 minutes of Recumbant Bike

    I was drenched after my workout tonight. Not quite as much energy as my prior workout, but that's ok because it was still pretty good and I was able to push through it.
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  6. So you petty much hit back and tris today! Nice job! If you get a chance to do some of those bent over cable rope kickbacks next time they are really nice! Believe it or not I haven't done deadlifts or cleans since college! That's 5 years ago bro! Trully it helps in releasing unbound testosterone and its a great all around leg and back exercise for sure but since I'm gettin older and I've hit weights so hard so long I find that its not really necessery just more of a mind thing! Don't get me wrong, if I could still do them I would but I put so much pressure on my back within 5 years I started to feel it and the older you get the more difficult it is! Just hit it hard and change it up big daddy! Growth will come. Glad your hittin this log with me man!

  7. Sounds like you are still firing on all cylinders and I'm glad you got the perfect water combo.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by B Con View Post
    Sounds like you are still firing on all cylinders and I'm glad you got the perfect water combo.

    I sure am B. Last night was another fantastic workout. So much endurance, very comparable to Monday nights workout as it goes for intensity. I've yet to experience any BetaA9 tingles. Is there something wrong with me? Am I doing something wrong? Am I broken? I've been dosing 3 in the am, and 3 prior to workout a long with sipping on Intra-Aid shake during the workout.

    Trecep/Bicep Workout:
    5x5 Millitary Press
    3x BB Curl
    3x Rear Delt Cables
    3x Incline DB Curls
    3x Lateral Raises
    3x Preacher Curl
    3x Front Plate Raises

    25 min Recumbant Bike

    Drenched again, but that of course is the greatest feeling to me. Nothing feels as good as getting off that bike after an intense workout like that. So far everything is going great with the log, Im just wondering why I am not feeling much from the BetaA9. You guys have any thoughts?

  9. You may not be sensitive to the beta... I got 'em like crazy my first workout from just a weak dose... trust me you don't wont the tingles! You could try upping the dose though if you really want to feel 'em...

  10. Quote Originally Posted by B Con View Post
    You may not be sensitive to the beta... I got 'em like crazy my first workout from just a weak dose... trust me you don't wont the tingles! You could try upping the dose though if you really want to feel 'em...
    x2, you can safely just take more until you find your saturation point.

  11. I will try 9 today fellas....does it matter what I take with it? Should it be on empty stomach or with foods? Or should I throw caution to the wind and eat 15?!

  12. Quote Originally Posted by mrchristian View Post
    I will try 9 today fellas....does it matter what I take with it? Should it be on empty stomach or with foods? Or should I throw caution to the wind and eat 15?!
    I wouldn't just pop 15... I would just keep taking 'em with water and so forth as you are taking the others. Add an extra pill to the others or something to that effect.

  13. Ha...I was mostly kidding about the 15...mostly.

  14. Quote Originally Posted by mrchristian View Post
    Ha...I was mostly kidding about the 15...mostly.

    LOL! Like B said, add a few each day until you find your saturation point. It is most likely only a gelcap or 2 more away.

  15. Quote Originally Posted by mrchristian View Post
    Ha...I was mostly kidding about the 15...mostly.
    where have I heard that mostly before? Southpark?

  16. Could be..I don't recall where I heard it from.
  17. Big Update!


    Hi guys! Sorry I didn't get a chance to post the last 2 workouts, I was just glad I was actually able to get to the gym with holiday stuff and an untimely funeral I had to unfortunately attend yesterday. I continue to have great workouts ever since my bout with mystery illness. I still love the Intra-Aid shake. It is so delicious, non-bloating, and hits the spot during my workouts. BetaA9 I am still not feeling! I tried 5/5 yesterday and still no tingles! Maybe I should just eat 15 after all!

    My Sunday workout was a little sporadic and luckily I just put together some lifting equipment in my basement because I would have never been able to get to the gym. Also, I love my early x-mas gift to myself of PowerBlocks. They are awesome!!! Anyways I killed my chest. It was the death of chest day. I did a few exercises before calling hours, and later that evening when I came home I did a few more and some cardio. Woooooooooooo, my chest hasnt been this sore in AGES.

    AM:
    3x BB Decline Benchpress
    3x Incline DB Benchpress
    3x Flat Bench DB Flyes

    PM:
    4x DB Benchpress
    3x Cable Flyes
    25 minutes cardio on recumbant bike


    Yesterday was an excellent workout as well. I made it to the gym and took my time, and killed it on cardio last night.

    I worked out Shoulders/Biceps

    4x DB Shoulder Press
    3x Rear Delt Cable Pulls
    4x BB Curl
    3x DB Preacher Curl
    3x Laterall DB Raises
    3x Shrugs
    3x Overhead Cable Curls

    35 minutes high intensity cardio. Wow, I couldnt believe the stamina I had on this. I havent been able to go that hard that long in a really really really long time.

    Should I just keep plugging a long on the BetaA9? Is there anything wrong with keeping up a 5/5 dosing of it everyday? Also Universal Friends, I was wondering if Intra-Aid comes in any other delicious flavors?

  18. Sorry to hear about your loss. Sounds like your killing it though. Keep up the good work.

  19. Keep hittin bud! I think were all login a little off schedule due to Christmas! I would imagine 4 caps twice a day of the beta ala9 would be good enough so you could stretch it! JM2C! Keep it up!
  20. I'm BACK!


    The holidays got me kind of screwed up. My normal diet/workout routine got all messed up. I did manage to get to the gym the past 2 days though. Both days were good workouts. There weren't one of my "killer" workouts, yet they still were good and I felt great after finishing up. I've tried taking BetaA9 at 5/5 dosing, still not really feeling "tingles" as of yet, so I may just go back down to recommended dosage on the bottle. Intra-Aid continues to be delicious and hits the spot after each exercise.

    Saturday - 12/27
    Chest Day: ( I think I am going to cut back and change up my routine. I can't seem to squeeze anymore gains out )

    3x BB Flat Bench
    4x Cable Crossovers
    3x DB Incline Bench
    4x Incline Flyes

    25 Minutes Cardio

    Sunday - 12/28
    Back/Tricpes:

    4x Hammer Strength Pulldown
    3x Lat Pull Down
    3x Reverse Cable Tricep Extension
    3x Hammer Strength Tricep Pushdown
    3x Skull Crushers
    3x DB Rows

    I'm possibly considering in the near future changing up my routine. I think the split I am running now is becoming stale. I may venture into the world of WestSide soon, or possibly 5x5. Any thoughts on seeing nice increases in weekly bench again?

  21. There're a lot of different things you could do to increase your bench: a cluster set or two can help, or rest-pause sets.
    However, if your accustomed to higher rep sets (8+), just doing a 5x5 like you mentioned ought to make a big difference.
    Another setxrep scheme I'm particularly fond of is 8x3 - short, intense sets, but there's a lot of them. It's Advanced GVT.

    Just some suggestions
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  22. Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    There're a lot of different things you could do to increase your bench: a cluster set or two can help, or rest-pause sets.
    However, if your accustomed to higher rep sets (8+), just doing a 5x5 like you mentioned ought to make a big difference.
    Another setxrep scheme I'm particularly fond of is 8x3 - short, intense sets, but there's a lot of them. It's Advanced GVT.

    Just some suggestions

    Thanks! What do you mean by cluster set exactly?

  23. After warming up, load the bar with 90-95% of your 3RM. Perform one rep and "rerack" the bar for 10-15sec. Unrack and perform another rep, then rest again. Do this for 5-6reps and that's one set.

    The time in between each rep allows for muscle, nueral and energy recovery such that you are able to perform more higher intensity reps total, just spread out a bit. This is particularly awesome with BA and a good creatine, as they help with ATP production, which plays a large part in the efficacy of cluster sets.
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  24. What worked for me in increasing my bench was re-focusing on form and being sure I was pushing with my pecs and not everything else. Swapping up b/t DBs and BB... Doing lots of INCLINE work then going back to flat. Floor presses... negatives... lock outs... getting stronger tris/delts... etc.

  25. Keep paying your dues bro. It pays off. Sorry to hear about the untimely funeral. Your doing great trying to balance it all man. Hope you have a great new year...

    Hg
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