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    Top 5 performance supps?


    What would the top supplements be for pure performance, pre contest or any type of race be?

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    Creatine to name one
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    Creatine monohydrate
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    Well you need to pick one specific event. Pre-race will differ from pre-contest
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Well you need to pick one specific event. Pre-race will differ from pre-contest
    Not pre contest as in BB but maybe as in power lifting, any explosive competetion like martial arts, wrestling, football, running etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysfirst View Post
    Not pre contest as in BB but maybe as in power lifting, any explosive competetion like martial arts, wrestling, football, running etc.
    Ok, pre-explosive movement: creatine, betaine, arachidonic acid, amentoflavone, caffeine
    Pre-endurance: beta-alanine, nitrates, citrulline, rhodiola rosea, caffeine
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Ok, pre-explosive movement: creatine, betaine, arachidonic acid, amentoflavone, caffeine
    Pre-endurance: beta-alanine, nitrates, citrulline, rhodiola rosea, caffeine
    Funny I have never felt much from Rhodiola except some heart burn~~ though I was never able to narrow it down that that being the culprit

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Ok, pre-explosive movement: creatine, betaine, arachidonic acid, amentoflavone, caffeine
    Pre-endurance: beta-alanine, nitrates, citrulline, rhodiola rosea, caffeine
    I've seen it in App Nut's Beta Test. It looks interesting. Are there any other products or just a standalone where we can find it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Engineer View Post
    I've seen it in App Nut's Beta Test. It looks interesting. Are there any other products or just a standalone where we can find it?
    "it" being?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    "it" being?
    Crap. I got finals on the brain.

    I was referring to amentoflavone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Engineer View Post
    Crap. I got finals on the brain.

    I was referring to amentoflavone.
    Betatest or uncut
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    I'd add COP into the mix as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Ok, pre-explosive movement: creatine, betaine, arachidonic acid, amentoflavone, caffeine
    Pre-endurance: beta-alanine, nitrates, citrulline, rhodiola rosea, caffeine
    Very cool, thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AppJeff View Post
    I'd add COP into the mix as well
    Sorry but what is COP?
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysfirst View Post

    Sorry but what is COP?
    creatinol-o-phosphate
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    creatinol-o-phosphate
    Of cause, silly me
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysfirst View Post
    Not pre contest as in BB but maybe as in power lifting, any explosive competetion like martial arts, wrestling, football, running etc.
    I train MMA and used to powerlift. For me, the staples are creatine mono, agmatine, rhodiola, vit D, and fish oil.
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    creatine and caffeine IMO
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekPoop View Post
    creatine and caffeine IMO
    If we're talking straight ingredients and not a product then I second this
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    Quote Originally Posted by kisaj View Post
    I train MMA and used to powerlift. For me, the staples are creatine mono, agmatine, rhodiola, vit D, and fish oil.
    I never really got anything from Rhodiola, what do you "feel" from it?

    Everybody seems to like creatine, how should I dose it? Never been a fan before but willing to give it another try
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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysfirst View Post
    I never really got anything from Rhodiola, what do you "feel" from it?

    Everybody seems to like creatine, how should I dose it? Never been a fan before but willing to give it another try
    This question seems to come up a lot lately now that rhodiola is gaining popularity. Initially the "feel" will be a boost of energy. If too much is consumed, then that can turn into real lethargy because there is a bell curve. You need to assess the right dose for you (I like 200-250 2x a day). After a couple weeks, the energy boost feeling subsides and then there isn't much "feel", but rather a sustained energy level throughout the day. It also helps your body adapt and combat stress as it is a powerful adaptogen. In turn, you get more out of sleep, fight cortisol, and don't get the lulls that many people do throughout the day.

    I added it in about 8 years ago and I used to suffer from what I call "drag ass" because I was in a very hard training mode and I'd just drag ass all the time because my body always needed more rest no matter how much I gave it. Rhodiola was recommended by a guy I was training with and within 2-3 weeks, I found that I was getting more energy throughout the day and sleeping better. Then I realized I was able to deal with stress better and not get bogged down.

    Hope that helps. It is a great supplement that I highly recommend.
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    Creatine and caffeine are my top two.
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    caffeine, potassium nitrate, creatine.....really tons of stuff out there
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    Forskohlin 125 mg per day with Rhodiola or ginseng(s). PeptoPro/EAA combo is also the bomb for endurance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    Creatine Monohydrate
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    Why no Betaine?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMovement View Post
    Why no Betaine?
    Well thats my top 5, I personally notice better effects with the 5 I mentioned compared to Betaine.
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    Anything from herbalife or shakeology
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    Quote Originally Posted by JudgementDay View Post
    Well thats my top 5, I personally notice better effects with the 5 I mentioned compared to Betaine.
    Oh gotcha

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    Quote Originally Posted by alwaysfirst View Post
    What would the top supplements be for pure performance, pre contest or any type of race be?
    Follidrone, Citrulline malate, creatine, agmatine & amentoflavone
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    Quote Originally Posted by kisaj View Post
    This question seems to come up a lot lately now that rhodiola is gaining popularity. Initially the "feel" will be a boost of energy. If too much is consumed, then that can turn into real lethargy because there is a bell curve. You need to assess the right dose for you (I like 200-250 2x a day). After a couple weeks, the energy boost feeling subsides and then there isn't much "feel", but rather a sustained energy level throughout the day. It also helps your body adapt and combat stress as it is a powerful adaptogen. In turn, you get more out of sleep, fight cortisol, and don't get the lulls that many people do throughout the day.

    I added it in about 8 years ago and I used to suffer from what I call "drag ass" because I was in a very hard training mode and I'd just drag ass all the time because my body always needed more rest no matter how much I gave it. Rhodiola was recommended by a guy I was training with and within 2-3 weeks, I found that I was getting more energy throughout the day and sleeping better. Then I realized I was able to deal with stress better and not get bogged down.

    Hope that helps. It is a great supplement that I highly recommend.
    Any particular brands you prefer?
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    Creatine mono, HMB-FA, Arachidonic Acid, Betaine Anhydrous and 5th would have to be either beta alanine or COP.
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