IYO, what's the best cortisol blocker?

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  1. Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    Yeah, I try to not us a whole scoop to combat the price, makes it stretch out a bit longer.

    Yes hatefulone, I use it intra and have no issues.
    How many servings per tub?


  2. Also, happened upon this little piece of info:

    "Fish Oil Affects Cortisol, Fat Mass
    GETTYSBURG, Pa. Consumption of fish oil supplements can positively affect lean body and reduced serum cortisol levels, according to a new study (J Intl Soc Sports Nutr. ePub 8 Oct 2010. DOI: 10.1186/1550-2783-7-31). Researchers from Gettysburg College recruited 44 healthy adults to examine the effects of supplemental fish oil (FO) on resting metabolic rate (RMR), body composition and cortisol production. Subjects were randomized to receive either 4 g/d of safflower oil (SO) or 4 g/d of FO providing 1,600 mg/d eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and 800 mg/d docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for six weeks.

    At the end of the intervention, researchers found subjects taking FO had a significant increase in fat-free mass compared to the SO group; they also had a significant reduction in fat mass and a tendency for a decrease in body fat percentage. In addition, there was a tendency for salivary cortisol to decrease in the FO group, and a significant correlation in the FO group between the changes in cortisol and change in fat-free mass and fat mass. There were no significant differences between the groups in terms of body mass, RMR or respiratory exchange ratio."
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by MakaveliThaDon View Post
    I still don't understand people taking so many supps to lower cortisol. I mean it must work, enough people have gotten results from it that you'd have to say that. But even with the knowledge that too much can lead to fat stores and a host of other problems, you still need to have enough in your system. And especially if cutting, your thyroid function is going to depend A LOT on having adequate supply of cortisol in your system. If you lower your cortisol too much, it's going to shut your thyroid down and you won't be losing any weight my friend.

    So if you are cutting, and taking something to boost your thyroid output, it would seem taking a cort reducer would be counter intuitive to what you are trying to accomplish.
    Tell me this, if I am taking a cortisol blocker to aid in fat loss, and in turn it shuts down my thyroid, wouldn't it make sence to take a thyroid booster?

    I'm not disagreeing with you here, I'm just trying to figure this whole thing out.

  4. Quote Originally Posted by bluehealer View Post
    Tell me this, if I am taking a cortisol blocker to aid in fat loss, and in turn it shuts down my thyroid, wouldn't it make sence to take a thyroid booster?

    I'm not disagreeing with you here, I'm just trying to figure this whole thing out.
    T3 requires cortisol to work. That's why a lot of people get hypothyroidism and adrenal fatigue/cortisol deficiency confused.

    If your cortisol is too low, your thyroid is still producing a normal amount of t3, but without the cortisol it does not work. It's pretty much a guarantee that if your cortisol levels are low, you are also hypothyroid. If your cortisol is too low, and you start taking something to boost your thyroid, be it prescription or otherwise, you won't notice a thing from it. You need to address the low cortisol in your body before you can address any thyroid problems you may or may not have.

    And I have nothing to back this up, this is just me theorizing how things should work with that knowledge. But it would seem that you are limiting any thyroid boosting supps effectiveness by trying to reduce the cortisol in your body as much as you can, since the thyroid cannot function without cortisol.

    allthingsmale.com has a TON of great articles on how cortisol and the thyroid interact with one another

  5. Quote Originally Posted by rulk22 View Post
    Dont forget bcaa's. Studies show that after a month of supplementing with bcaa's, cortisol levels were significantly lower than those who didnt supplement w/bcaa's.
    Yeah... I was using A****l but I need to find another source. A**** is way too expensive.

  6. so is it smart to take a cortisol lower like erase with a testbooster and all so a fatburner or would these be fighting against one another?i am taking the triple crown stack right now and my joint are hurting a little and libido is down a little and i am having trouble sleeping.but i am getting results in the gym for sure.

  7. Quote Originally Posted by benjiman View Post
    so is it smart to take a cortisol lower like erase with a testbooster and all so a fatburner or would these be fighting against one another?i am taking the triple crown stack right now and my joint are hurting a little and libido is down a little and i am having trouble sleeping.but i am getting results in the gym for sure.
    It's fine to stack cortisol controllers with testosterone boosters and fat burners. Everyone is different though, so how they are affected is going to differ as well - if it doesn't work well with your body, then don't do it, but if you have no issues, then by all means, go ahead.

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  8. Quote Originally Posted by bluehealer View Post
    Cutting, I've got that last bit of belly fat.
    if your just looking at cutting the last bit of belly fat, i had the same goal but wanted to gain some muscle as well. i stacked DHEA, Drive, cissus and Assault together for a month and had training and diet adjusted for my goal. by the end of the month i went from having a decent 6 pack to having a super freaking ripped six pack (got complements by strangers when i waled down the beach lol) and still gained about 4lbs of muscle while cutting back the belly fat.

  9. Quote Originally Posted by lpfleiderer View Post
    if your just looking at cutting the last bit of belly fat, i had the same goal but wanted to gain some muscle as well. i stacked DHEA, Drive, cissus and Assault together for a month and had training and diet adjusted for my goal. by the end of the month i went from having a decent 6 pack to having a super freaking ripped six pack (got complements by strangers when i waled down the beach lol) and still gained about 4lbs of muscle while cutting back the belly fat.
    That stack alone would be incredible to run! However, supplements are not the answer to getting the body one wants, and should only compliment nutrition and training - which you showed.

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  10. Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    How many servings per tub?
    Vitaberry is 60 servings, I use 3/4 scoop and probably get around 90.
    Just inject.
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  11. Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    Vitaberry is 60 servings, I use 3/4 scoop and probably get around 90.
    I could have looked it up myself, but I was lazy. Thanks.

  12. Quote Originally Posted by bikeswimlive View Post
    I could have looked it up myself, but I was lazy. Thanks.
    Not a problem man, anytime.
    Just inject.
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  13. I've been using something from VH Nutrition called Cortibol cortisol blocker and so far it's workin alright for me. But I'll check back later
  

  
 

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