MC's BetaA9/Intra-Aid Log - Nutriet Timing at its Best!! (Sponsored)
12-10-2008 12:14 PM
MC's BetaA9/Intra-Aid Log - Nutrient Timing at its Best!! (Sponsored)
Ahhhhhh.....at last, my absolutely BRUTAL finals are over, hopefully I passed both so I can be DONE with my Masters! But that is neither here nor there because its time to finally get this log up and running!!
No one doubts the importance of proper diet and nutrition to acheive ones physical goals regardless of whether it be to lose weight or to gain muscle. Over time I began to see how the timing of nutrition also goes a long way into achieving your physical goals. Personally, I have discovered how vital intra-workout nutrition/supplementation is. Post workout nutrition is crucial in the process of recovery. However, I find that intra-workout nutrition is the key to enhancing your performance for the time you do spend working out, allowing one to squeeze maximum effort into each and everyworkout. Intra-workout supplements have done wonders for my strength and endurance in the gym. I've cycled through numerous products in the past including Xtend, Purple Wraath, ICE, Intra-Bolic, and USPLabs Monster Shake. I've had nothing but positive experiences from each, thus it was no surprise how elated and appreciative I was when the gracious guys of UN & Hoomgar chose me to log their tantalizing combo of Intra-Aid/BetaA9.
Last edited by mrchristian; 12-10-2008 at 08:07 PM.
12-10-2008 12:14 PM
12-10-2008 12:15 PM
Im hoping to get a nice workout in tonight guys...I am still kind of beat from 6 hours of finals last night, so if I don't get to start Intra-Aid/BetaA9 tonight, I promise my first day will be tomorrow night (Thursday). Lets just hope I have something left in the tank for tonight.
12-10-2008 12:20 PM
Ok, lets do this. I'm in.
Goodluck fellow sponsored logger.
12-10-2008 12:32 PM
12-10-2008 12:45 PM
I'm in my man. Time to do this.
12-10-2008 01:28 PM
The BPS Rep
What you getting your masters in?
IMO, intra-workout is arguably the most important part of peri-workout nutrition, so I make the most of it. I thought Intra-aid was the best intra-workout product I've ever tried.
12-10-2008 01:52 PM
Masters of Taxation....don't ask me why.
12-10-2008 02:07 PM
The BPS Rep
Wow. Good for you man. No way could I endure that.
Heh. "Master's of Taxation" kinda sounds like a death metal band or something
12-10-2008 04:42 PM
Down for the ride. Someone edit this mans title
12-11-2008 09:17 AM
12-11-2008 09:33 PM
So last night was my first night at the gym with Intra-Aid. Unfortunately, I was in such a hurry to get to the gym after work, I forgot to crack open my bottle of BA9, I definitely wont forget next time! It has been a rough week and I CRASHED tonight when I got home, I'm glad I was able to get to the gym last night because I had nothing left in the tank to get to the gym tonight.
Last night was Back/Tricep split. It was good to get to the gym last night, the stress gets put on the backburner while im there.
I put one scoop of Intra-Aid into a shaker bottle prior to leaving the gym. Upon arriving, I filled it 3/4 of the way up with water. A few shakes and it mixed beautifully and to my surprise the taste was actually REALLY good. The closest product profile ive tried in the past would be Intrabolic Apple flavor, and while not bad, its flavor wasnt that great and would continually leave a bad aftertaste. The Blue Raspberry Intra-Aid was delicious. It had the perfect consistency and just the right amount of flavoring, not too sweet, not too whey tasting. I really liked it. I continued to sip on the shake throughout my workout and cardio.
My workout consisted of:
4x Hammer Strength Lateral Pull Downs
3x T-Bar Row
3x Reverse Tricep Cable Pull Down
3x Tricep Rope Pulldown
3x Hammer Strength Row
4x Hammer Strength Tricep Pushdown
25 minutes of Recumbant Bike
Never felt weak or tired throughout the workout. So far my first night with Intra-Aid was a positive one. I can't wait to stack BA9 with it next time.
Next update to come tomorrow on Leg Day!
12-11-2008 09:49 PM
The BPS Rep
Ahh, leg day - the true test of any peri-workout product!
When running a split (very rare for me) I prefer to stick back with tris and chest with bis too. Bis are always to tired from working back to really be able to work them. Same with tris and chest on the same day. Splitting it up like you have it is definitely the better option, IMO.
12-12-2008 11:03 AM
Nice work MC. Don't forget to load up on your BA9! LOL! Unlike the Intra-Aid you take the BA9 every day. Get it into your system and good things will happen.
12-13-2008 05:49 PM
Ugggggggghh... guys I must have some sort of bug. This past 2 days has sucked big time. Feel deathly exhausted and major stomach issues. I did manage to get a workout it today & yesterday though. I pushed through because I had been so busy earlier in the week I was unable to get to the gym. I will update on these two workouts in a bit....
12-13-2008 05:58 PM
The BPS Rep
Oh, ouch. Take it easy - I totally understand you wanting to keep working out, but watch yourself and don't over do it. Taking a couple days off if need be won't hurt you and you're log will still be here when you're feeling better.
Feel better bro...
12-14-2008 04:07 PM
12-15-2008 07:18 AM
Oh man, I think I am FINALLY starting to feel slightly better, I still feel way off though. Saturday was leg day. I pretty much had the gym to myself which was really nice. I must have been slacking on legs recently or this illness really did hit me hard because I had a heck of a time throwing up the weight Im use to and I still have DOMS from hell!
4x Leg Press
3x Seated Leg Curls
3x Leg Extensions
25 minutes high intensity recumbant bike
I've been remembering to take my daily doses of BetaA9 and only on the first day did I get slight tingles in my hands. I haven't gotten tingles from BA in a while (maybe since the first time I tried Purple Wraath), and I sipped on my delicious intra-aid shake. I'm hoping I can get in some excellent workouts this week, especially since next week is Christmas and all. I gotta go hard this week!
12-15-2008 07:40 AM
Yes, good things! i love it. Just knowing I have a huge bottle with you guys makes me smile!
Originally Posted by Hoomgar
Get to feeling better!
12-15-2008 10:52 AM
Good work considering how you have felt MC. Keep getting better man. Take care of yourself. Up the vitamin C intake!
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