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    What kind of supplements should I use?


    I am 17, 6' 175 lbs. Im planning on buying supplements but am not sure what I should get. I want to put on about another 20-30 lbs of muscle and then cut down to a lower body fat then I currently have. It is very important that I am only gaining lean mass and not fat. Also, what should I focus on to have a good body? I know I need to work on legs, lol
    Bench ~ 200 lbs,
    Squat ~ 155 lbs

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    At your age the only things you really need is a multi along with protein and some creatine. If money is not a issue some BCAA can help as for the other supplements you really don't need them at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pembroke3355 View Post
    At your age the only things you really need is a multi along with protein and some creatine. If money is not a issue some BCAA can help as for the other supplements you really don't need them at this point.
    The only other thing i could think of would be some fish oil, again like pembroke said only if money is not an issue.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CRcatcher06 View Post
    The only other thing i could think of would be some fish oil, again like pembroke said only if money is not an issue.
    Forgot about good old fish oil.
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    By the way, your in great shape for your age. Keep it up!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pembroke3355 View Post
    At your age the only things you really need is a multi along with protein and some creatine. If money is not a issue some BCAA can help as for the other supplements you really don't need them at this point.
    agreed, to young to be doing anything else honestly. Only thing that I can think of that could be useful at your age and not be harmful to your body is a nutrient partitioning supp like mstak from animal pak. It will help put on lean mass. Maybe some EFAs as well. Best of luck
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    Ive heard good things about Pro Complex and Jack3d, what are your thoughts on those?
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    Food, sleep and water are your best friends when it comes to training... I wouldn't waste my money on supplement as where you are now, I would spend em on better food... just my thoughts..
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    Quote Originally Posted by DVG View Post
    Ive heard good things about Pro Complex and Jack3d, what are your thoughts on those?
    Do you already use stimulants?
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    I use jack3d but it isnt a necessary thing. I use it for a stimulant before training mostly but there are some extra amino acids included. IMO you would be better off with some bulk BCAA's instead of the jack3d, better bang for your buck and very similar effects just no caffeine. Again all of these are not necessary just luxury for you at this point. Good luck
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccnAbolic View Post
    Do you already use stimulants?
    Right now I use Nano vapor, but I wont start taking anything else until I run out. I wasnt too impressed with it though, Im using 2 cups before every workout and barely feel a difference
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    I would throw anything from muscle tech away
    If you fall apart in crisis, then there wasn't much to you to start with
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    Quote Originally Posted by ouTTKAst View Post
    I would throw anything from muscle tech away
    Ive learned the hard way, lol
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    Other than caffeine, Nano has like no effective amount of the 500 active ingredients in it. Just a buttload of caffeine.

    I would stay away from geranium-containing ingredients like jack3d at your age. Those types of pre-workout drinks won't make you big. They do have some good things in them like creatine and beta alanine.

    What are you looking for from a pre-workout drink perspective since you say Nano didn't do much for you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ccnAbolic View Post
    Other than caffeine, Nano has like no effective amount of the 500 active ingredients in it. Just a buttload of caffeine.

    I would stay away from geranium-containing ingredients like jack3d at your age. Those types of pre-workout drinks won't make you big. They do have some good things in them like creatine and beta alanine.

    What are you looking for from a pre-workout drink perspective since you say Nano didn't do much for you?
    I want to be able to lift more and get a bigger pump while Im in the gym, I just didnt respond well to nano vapor as I think alot of people dont
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    ya keep it simple
    10g creapure creatine after lifting
    10g bcaa between each meal
    protein 2g/lb body weight

    and eat bro

    and get your ass int eh squat rack and deadlifts! benching more than your squat is just bad, yet its even worse to not squat your body weight.....
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