Most Popular Recovery Supplements

  1. Future
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    Most Popular Recovery Supplements


    Most popular selling recovery supplements today are:

    1. Whey Protein
    Most Popular Type Of Protein
    1. Optimum 100% Whey Protein
    2. BSN Syntha-6
    3. MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Hardcore Pro Series

    2. Creatine Monohydrate
    Most Popular Muscle Building Supplement!
    1. BSN NO-Xplode
    2. Gaspari Nutrition SuperPump250
    3. USPlabs Jack3d

    3. Glutamine
    Build Lean Muscle Mass*
    1. Gaspari Nutrition SuperPump250
    2. BSN CellMass
    3. MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Hardcore Pro Series

    4. NO2
    Gain Muscle And Get Better Pumps*
    1. BSN NO-Xplode
    2. Gaspari Nutrition SuperPump250
    3. Universal Animal Stak

    5. BCAA
    Essential For All Bodybuilders And Athletes
    1. Gaspari Nutrition SuperPump250
    2. Optimum BCAA 1000 Caps
    3. CytoSport Monster Milk


  2. this could be beneficial to those who are new to supplements! Nice
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  3. Lotta lousy products on that list. I think the Optimum Whey, Jack3d and Stak are the only ones I'd touch.

    Good categories though - I just wouldn't consider popularity or sales the best way to determine which supplements are the best. I see too many skinny-fat poseurs using NoXplode to give it any credibility.
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  4. Also, sales /= good product, especially from bb.com.
    M.Ed. Ex Phys


  5. ahhhh did you forget

    RecoverPRO
    Sleep Supplement 3Z BCAA: Red Raspberry and Lemon flavors
    HGH/sleep enhancer: HGHpro
    Test Booster: TestoPRO and STOKED!
    Preworkout: MANIAC Fruit Punch and Pink Lemonade

  6. Quote Originally Posted by CROWLER View Post
    ahhhh did you forget

    RecoverPRO
    I see what you did there...
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  7. Looks like a sales meeting recap at BB.com!!

    Nice job Crowler..
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  8. Man, you forgot CL's Green Magnitude for Creatine Mono. For price, amount of servings, mix-ability and taste it really can't be beat.

  9. Quote Originally Posted by hoopem6 View Post
    Man, you forgot CL's Green Magnitude for Creatine Mono. For price, amount of servings, mix-ability and taste it really can't be beat.
    Green Mag isn't Creatine Monohydrate.
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  10. Ahh, my bad man. It's a creatine chelate/mag(nesium) matrix -- sorry for my confusion. I guess I've been using creatine for so long ingredient differentiation was accidentally overlooked when I posted.

  11. I hear alot of good things about MRI HSP Active and MuscleMeds Hexagen

  12. Quote Originally Posted by fullnelly25 View Post
    I hear alot of good things about MRI HSP Active and MuscleMeds Hexagen
    add Analbolic Halo to that list.
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    Yeah I didnt create the list.

  14. Quote Originally Posted by Future View Post
    Yeah I didnt create the list.
    Obviously, Mr. "Geek Squat 495lb for reps."

    I doubt you would sport the physique you have if these were your faves.
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  15. seriously though... get MusclePharm Recon on that list.

  16. Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    Lotta lousy products on that list. I think the Optimum Whey, Jack3d and Stak are the only ones I'd touch.

    Good categories though - I just wouldn't consider popularity or sales the best way to determine which supplements are the best. I see too many skinny-fat poseurs using NoXplode to give it any credibility.
    Agreed... still i think ON whey is probably #1 though... anyone else thnk theres a better whey out there? for like recovery, leaness and awesomeness lol

  17. lol, most of those products aren't recovery products!

  18. Quote Originally Posted by shotdead42 View Post
    Agreed... still i think ON whey is probably #1 though... anyone else thnk theres a better whey out there? for like recovery, leaness and awesomeness lol
    Straight whey? Yeah, better in price and taste: True Protein and Protein Factory. I used to say All the Whey, but they've been slippin' a bit lately.

    Other companies have better blends than ON too: LG's Chocolate Lipotropic and MP's Banana Cream Combat are both amazing.
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  19. Quote Originally Posted by hoopem6 View Post
    Man, you forgot CL's Green Magnitude for Creatine Mono. For price, amount of servings, mix-ability and taste it really can't be beat.
    yeah, not mono, but still a damn great creatine product

  20. POSTAL BY LG, end of discussion

  21. i think i've used just about everyone of those supps, but only one i consistently use now is the syntha-6.. a bit pricey in comparison to others, but great tasting. nice thread... and , it is a shame anyone knew to the supplement industry tend to gravitate towards the companies with the biggest advertising budget.. not bashing BSN, Gaspari, etc. but leaves some of the lesser known companies with awesome products for the more knowledgeable shoppers out there

  22. Unlike the chocolate bar or any other kind of bar, Protein bars go a long way in building one's body. In the market place so many brands of bars are available. But, the bar brought out by P90X is really one of the most effective bars available so far.

  23. 23 grams of SUGAR in that bar and tastes horrible.

  24. Quote Originally Posted by elliot21 View Post
    Unlike the chocolate bar or any other kind of bar, Protein bars go a long way in building one's body. In the market place so many brands of bars are available. But, the bar brought out by P90X is really one of the most effective bars available so far.
    Lol, sure man.
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  25. Man ... going to have a hard time getting believers with that list of supps... they're the top selling supps though. "But for the grace of God..." and (AM)
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  26. Crowler, this is something you guys could clean up with!!(protein bars)
    Always open light. Itís not what you open with, itís what you finish with. Louie Simmons

  27. Quote Originally Posted by swollwilliams View Post
    i think i've used just about everyone of those supps, but only one i consistently use now is the syntha-6.. a bit pricey in comparison to others, but great tasting. nice thread... and , it is a shame anyone knew to the supplement industry tend to gravitate towards the companies with the biggest advertising budget.. not bashing BSN, Gaspari, etc. but leaves some of the lesser known companies with awesome products for the more knowledgeable shoppers out there

    dont get me wrong, isnt bsn syntha-6 like a very low quality protein?(never tried it, jus wut i heard) Like the amount of grams for protein and compared to the cholesterol level, is high.which like means high in a low quality concentrated whey. Iunno thats what i heard... not saying you dont know how to choose supps.. lol just wanted to add that in.

  28. I find it interesting that Prime is not mentioned, to me it is the single best recovery supplement that I ever took. I could literally kill myself and then hit it again the next day like I was completely fresh again, no drink or amount of BCAAs can do that for me.

  29. Quote Originally Posted by oufinny View Post
    I find it interesting that Prime is not mentioned, to me it is the single best recovery supplement that I ever took. I could literally kill myself and then hit it again the next day like I was completely fresh again, no drink or amount of BCAAs can do that for me.
    Got my vote Fin!!
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  30. Future
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    Obviously, Mr. "Geek Squat 495lb for reps."

    I doubt you would sport the physique you have if these were your faves.
    Actually it was 585.


    I like whey isolates if they dont make me sick. Some are cheap. Great for my first meal and pwo.

    I like simple creatine mono...micronized. I take glutamine, bcaas, bromelain, turmeric. Sometimes I use a stim before training like ECA stack.

    I keep it simple. Most of the success was learning to eat BETTER and the right macros for myself. Shelby Starnes a few years ago convinced me to add carbs into my diet. I never looked back.

  31. Shelby Starnes does amazing things for his clients. If I could figure out how to incorporate more carbs without getting flabby almost overnight, I definitely would.
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  32. Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    Shelby Starnes does amazing things for his clients. If I could figure out how to incorporate more carbs without getting flabby almost overnight, I definitely would.
    AP and Glycobol and Pslin have changed that for me. I can't pig out on carbs but I can avoid low carb.
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  33. Quote Originally Posted by DreamWeaver View Post
    AP and Glycobol and Pslin have changed that for me. I can't pig out on carbs but I can avoid low carb.
    AP has helped a lot. Glycobol is great for cheat meals but makes me hypo with anything less than a ton of carbs. Pslin doesn't do anything for me.

    I have currently been doing about a cup of Blueberries with breakfast, a grapefruit post-workout and as many veggies as I want. That's it for carbs - but it's working fairly well. I'm weighing in at ~250 now, still have somewhat visible abs, I'd guess ~12%bf...
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  34. Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    AP has helped a lot. Glycobol is great for cheat meals but makes me hypo with anything less than a ton of carbs. Pslin doesn't do anything for me.

    I have currently been doing about a cup of Blueberries with breakfast, a grapefruit post-workout and as many veggies as I want. That's it for carbs - but it's working fairly well. I'm weighing in at ~250 now, still have somewhat visible abs, I'd guess ~12%bf...
    Well there is a reason for that protocol working so well, no insulin release. That's very like the protocol from he OEP pamphlet...
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  35. Quote Originally Posted by DreamWeaver View Post
    Well there is a reason for that protocol working so well, no insulin release. That's very like the protocol from he OEP pamphlet...
    Well, there still is some insulin being released - I'd die otherwise.

    But you are right, I am attempting to control insulin release to my advantage. I haven't read the OEP booklet, I don't remember my tester bottle coming with one.
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  36. Quote Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
    Well, there still is some insulin being released - I'd die otherwise.

    But you are right, I am attempting to control insulin release to my advantage. I haven't read the OEP booklet, I don't remember my tester bottle coming with one.
    No I mean with your morning meal there is no release apparently with 15 grams of carbs or less. This keeps you in fat burn for longer as that is the state you are in when your wake up.
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  37. Quote Originally Posted by DreamWeaver View Post
    No I mean with your morning meal there is no release apparently with 15 grams of carbs or less. This keeps you in fat burn for longer as that is the state you are in when your wake up.
    I've got 60g of protein and ~60g Fat to go with those blueberries, so there's still some insulin action taking place (due to the insulinogenic nature of some amino acids and fas). Lipolysis remains high because, like you said, carbs remain low, so fat and gluconeogenesis remain the primary sources of glucose.

    The interesting thing, to me, is that it has not inhibited my strength or weight gains in the slightest - I've still been making consistent gains in both.
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