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    AE tackles Muscle Marinade (Sponsored)


    It just arrived!!! Thank you to Grambo and the Purus team. I am going to be running a full supply of Muscle Marinade Cherry Limeade. The great thing for me is, that with my past experience with pre w/o I will be able to make a viable comparison. I have heard great things, and I have to admit I am very excited to give this a run.

    A little background information
    age: 35
    height: 5'10" (I used to be 6')
    Weight: 200-205lbs

    I lift and run starting at 3:45am, so MM will be getting a huge test. If this can get me going that early, then it truly will be at the top of the list. The reason I am up so early is my job (school administrator). I leave by 6am every morning, and most afternoons I am not home till well after 5. At that point I am fried and the desire for working out is zero.

    Some of the other pre w/o that I have used are:
    1. White Flood (all versions)
    2. N2KTS
    3. JP8
    4. JP8X
    5. Jack3d
    6. Pre Surge Unleashed (sorry, but this was awful)
    7. Superpump
    8. 1mr
    9. Lit Up
    10. Admantium
    11. Maniac
    Some of these were good, others were a waste for me personally. I will say, the top 2 on that list are my favorites thus far, so if I can add MM to the top or near the top of the list, it will say a lot imo for purus and MM. I will be judging on several categories: taste, mixability, pump, focus, and energy.

    Current supplements that I use:
    Orange Triad- CL
    Mass Aminos- BI
    Pure Isolate- MGN

    This will begin tomorrow morning bright and early
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    Got up at my normal 3:45 this morning. Mixed the MM. Here is what I noticed:

    Easy mixing, no clumps, mixed after just a few shakes. (very important to me)

    Taste: very light flavor. I had just tried another pre w/o that was of the same flavor and it tasted more like vomit mixed with cherry. This was a very light fruity flavor. Quite pleasant.

    Effects: After my 30 minute warmup on the treadmill, the tingles were more pronounced. Focus was solid. Nothing regarding pump was noticeable during the shoulder routine. Worked in giant set format with 4 exercises:
    Standing btn press
    front db laterals
    side db laterals
    rear db laterals

    did 5 sets per exercise for a total of 20. Which is a nice statement for energy this early in the am.

    Since tomorrow begins the weekend (thanks goodness) my workout will be relatively normal.
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    Will update in a little bit from a morning lift. I will say I was impressed with the promptness of the MM
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    Had a real nice back/bi workout. The MM hit very quickly. I lowered the amount of water a tad, Which seemed to quicken the response. The tingles were far more pronounced than before, as was the energy.

    The taste is subtle and not overwhelming, which is nice. Mixing is easy, no floaters at all.

    I am interested to see tomorrow as that is my typical heavy chest/tris day.
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    Look forward to hearing how this stacks up AE.
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    I continued to alter the water amount in my MM. It certainly seems to impact the effects

    THe focus was not nearly as pronounced as previous. Although my strength was good as was my energy. Another noticeable factor for me was endurance. Even though the focus was not spectacular, I ran for 30 minutes after my heavier lifting day and was not the least it fatigued.

    So again:

    Strength 4.5/5
    Focus 3/5
    Energy 4.5/5
    Mixability 5/5
    Taste 5/5
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    Great start!

    Glad you are liking it so far
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    another test passed. 3:45 up and rearing to go. Was able to get in 35 minutes on the treadmill as well as work legs. I will say that at some point this afternoon I am likely to crash, but for the morning the energy was quick (thank goodness) and the effects were noticeable.

    I will update later today with more detail
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    Geez, you are an early bird!!
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    It's the only time I can do anything due to the new job.
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    I am about to force myself into early workouts and not looking forward to the initial break in period. But I have to study in the afternoons and I just get stressed and have been missing gym time.
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    Did not lift this morning. Today is a real long day at work. I will be in by 6:45ish and wont be back home till after 10 tonight. So no lifting today or tomorrow. Back to the grind on Thursday however
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    OK a quick question for those familiar with MM. I am noticing something that has only since adding MM to my regimen.

    I am sweating even in cold weather. Other pre w/o make me sweat or increase sweating during the workout, however, since starting MM, I am sweating regardless of what I am doing. In fact, I am sweating so much its actually embarrassing.
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    While I have not used MM, sounds like your body temp has elevated. How is the appetite? Is your metabolism running high? Do you think you are pushing yourself harder than normal because of the MM? I have used other pre workouts that cranked me up to where I was pushing myself so far past my limits my body really was struggling to keep up. Over time, you start to get overtrained. That is why I asked about the metabolism. Your body is trying to keep up with the effort. You sweating at night while sleeping? Another sign of overtraining. Just some ideas.
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    that is possible. I mean the sweat was ridiculous, through 2 shirts.

    Nothing noticeable while sleeping though
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    Hmmm not sure about the extra sweating. Would have to be the stimulants but not sure why it would be something special with MM
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    I took a day off from it today. Just to see if there is any correlation. I know if I begin sweating like crazy, than it is not the MM. Will update later
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    Took my dose of MM early this am. Had a crazy shoulder workout, with a 35 minute treadmill incline fast-paced walk. The sweat was crazy.

    Things to note about MM....

    • Hits very quickly
    • taste is not overwhelming
    • mixes exceptionally well
    • Energy is longer lasting than most, and there is no true crash
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    Did the sweat abate without the MM yesterday?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZMIDLYF
    Did the sweat abate without the MM yesterday?
    Mostly. I was not nearly as sweaty. Throw into that, that I took MM today and was not sweaty at all. WTF?
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    No adverse reactions to the MM at all. Great workout, with great energy and focus. Will update later today with my heavier chest/tri day
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    The MM continues to impress. Another early morning workout and the energy and focus were there. As always the taste and mixability have been top notch. Very impressed this far.
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    Nothing new to add. THe 345 wake up is greatly assisted by the MM. Workouts, while quick, are very effective and the energy is no concern whatsoever.

    The taste is still pleasant, it has not worn on me at all. Which is a big surprise
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    Back again.....the MM has really assisted me in my early morning workouts. Even on the weekends I am up by 5 (by product of getting up so early during the week), and there is still good, smooth energy, without the crash.

    My strength is staying very stable and my weight has actually decreased
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    good to see you my friend
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    I am following bro ,i just order MM and recycle ,i am going to try to loose some body fat ,hope this supplements help me,good log keep at it..
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    Quote Originally Posted by raulob72 View Post
    I am following bro ,i just order MM and recycle ,i am going to try to loose some body fat ,hope this supplements help me,good log keep at it..
    Run the Recycle 2/2/2 with food. I love that stuff!
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    you will enjoy the MM, I am becoming a big fan. Considering the hours that I keep, the MM is a great help.

    Just to put this in perspective.....I got to work at 6:45 am and didnt leave till 6pm. I get nice energy that last quite a while with MM
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    Feeling great, workouts are excellent considering the time.

    I will also say, on a very positive note, that the cherry limeade flavor is quite appealing. Instead of getting sick of it, I actually enjoy it. It is not overpowering, and is very subtle. One of my favorite flavors of a pre w/o thus far
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    Like what I see here AE. Curious about the dose you use though. Is 1 scoop the ticket or do you use more?
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    I have been using 1 scoop and have found that to be a strong dose. It is not over stimming or over powerful in any way. Seems just right
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    That says alot if 1 scoop can get the job done!
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    I was surprised by that as well. Add in that it tastes good, and it's a real winner.
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    Another several days of solid workouts. Seems I have a few days left of MM, then I will give an in depth write up. Needless to say I am quite pleased.
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    Final Review


    I have what looks to be about 3-4 scoops left. SO, with that said, I feel I can give a fair assessment of MM after my run.



    Taste: 5/5
    The flavor is quite subtle. In many instances with pre w/o's the flavor wears on you during your time with it. This was not the case. It seemed regardless of the water amount that i used, the flavor was not greatly changed. It never became too tart or too powerful. Very well done.
    Mix: 5/5
    Besides WF, this mixed the absolute best. About 30 seconds in a shaker, and there was minimal to no residue at all floating at the top or resting at the bottom. I personally cannot stand when there is a surprise at the bottom, and I am left to chug bulk powder.

    Energy: 4/5

    I workout very early in the morning. I am up at 3:45am, and the MM has worked nicely. The reason for the 4 score, is that it was not a consistent kick in the a$$. I felt that could have been slightly stronger. Still excellent, just not the best I have tried.
    Focus: 4.5/5

    This shines here. Eventhough it seemed no one else in the world was up when I am, I was almost always aggressive and focused on what I was doing, which says a lot for a pre w/o

    Overall: 4.75/5
    I will no doubt purchase again. This makes it to #2 on my list of favorite all time pre w/o powders. I had high expectations, due to so many people raving about MM. It did not fail to disappoint. Excellent job by Purus with this, they should be commended for adding a tremendous product to a crowded market.
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    Nice review, looks like this is something worth trying!
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    Definitely need to get this in my pre-workout supplement rotation! Nice review AE.
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    thank you Az, much appreciated
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