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    I see I missed a lot of questions. Are any still lingering?
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    Don't you guys love it when you're in the gym and you got guys mean muggin you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I see I missed a lot of questions. Are any still lingering?
    yes.
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    Woo too finally got home and got my order including my alcar. Time to studyyyy. Lol. .5g 3x a day sounds good? No choline though.
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    That's a bit high of a dosing scheme. Try 1-2 grams, 2x per day and assess from there. Very high doses don't seem to provide additional benefit and can even turn the ALCAR pro-oxidative in your system. Many report extreme thirst at high doses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bioman View Post
    That's a bit high of a dosing scheme. Try 1-2 grams, 2x per day and assess from there. Very high doses don't seem to provide additional benefit and can even turn the ALCAR pro-oxidative in your system. Many report extreme thirst at high doses.
    At this dosage would you suggest dosing w/ antioxidants (Vit C, ALA, etc)? I do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    Woo too finally got home and got my order including my alcar. Time to studyyyy. Lol. .5g 3x a day sounds good? No choline though.
    Sounds fine, take it away from bed time for starters

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    At this dosage would you suggest dosing w/ antioxidants (Vit C, ALA, etc)? I do.
    At 2-4g, there is probably no need, but ALA is quite synergistic with ALCAR anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Sounds fine, take it away from bed time for starters

    Oops. Will do that now. I am thinking one dose am, one around lunch, one pre-work out. I actually felt it or imagine I felt it already, probably a little of both. I am normally pretty sharp as far as cognitive thinking and reasoning is but I had a nice edge last night when I was helping some people with easier chem/math stuff over the computer. I'll get back to this thread after a few weeks, and after mid terms too lol.
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    2.25 grams of GPLC
    2 grams of LCLT
    Pre workout thoughts thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by squatting View Post
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    2.25 grams of GPLC
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    Pre workout thoughts thanks
    Double the dose and you'll be fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher
    Double the dose and you'll be fine.
    8 grams ? Will try thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    Oops. Will do that now. I am thinking one dose am, one around lunch, one pre-work out. I actually felt it or imagine I felt it already, probably a little of both. I am normally pretty sharp as far as cognitive thinking and reasoning is but I had a nice edge last night when I was helping some people with easier chem/math stuff over the computer. I'll get back to this thread after a few weeks, and after mid terms too lol.
    It's not placebo, ALCAR produces an acute effect that is felt after the first dose.

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    2.25 grams of GPLC
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    Pre workout thoughts thanks
    Double the GPLC dose. LCLT is fine at 2-3g so take your pick.
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    Cool. I just read over some chem stuff and memorized it after one read. Lol. That's not too unusual for me but usually I have to look harder. Now if only alcar could write my papers for me.

    Have you ever noted whether it affects a particular learning style more. Like reading listening writing etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryLiftin View Post
    Cool. I just read over some chem stuff and memorized it after one read. Lol. That's not too unusual for me but usually I have to look harder. Now if only alcar could write my papers for me.

    Have you ever noted whether it affects a particular learning style more. Like reading listening writing etc.
    For me, oxiracetam and piracetam contributed to fluidity of writing. ALCAR is mostly for concepts that require memorization and focus.
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    Still awaiting my first felt effect from ALCAR
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69

    For me, oxiracetam and piracetam contributed to fluidity of writing. ALCAR is mostly for concepts that require memorization and focus.
    Good enough for me. I can write **** as long as I can remember it. Hahaha.
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    Quote Originally Posted by D3Baseball View Post
    Still awaiting my first felt effect from ALCAR
    bump that f* dose

    5g fasted and see if it works
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    Ditto..empty stomach is key. AlCAR and coffee...good times.
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    Did you say 5 grams? Lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by D3Baseball View Post
    Still awaiting my first felt effect from ALCAR
    I never perceived any effects from it either.

    I'm using Primaforce powder. I am going to buy a bottle of SNS ALCAR and see if there is a difference. I expect there won't be, but...
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    Quote Originally Posted by D3Baseball View Post
    Still awaiting my first felt effect from ALCAR
    Some people don't feel much and some people don't like the feeling. It can cause an anxious feeling at higher doses. I still can't believe that it is being recommended to start at 1g+ for people. Most everyone I know that has tried it, finds that 500mg is about the right spot to start.

    Seems somewhat irresponsible to be telling people to start at higher doses than necessary.
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    When I was on a keto diet, ALCAR gave me terrible headaches.

    Other than that, doses as high as 3g don't give me anything tangible. Thus is the world of supplements. I take it just in case it's working since I get it free
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    For me, oxiracetam and piracetam contributed to fluidity of writing. ALCAR is mostly for concepts that require memorization and focus.
    Cooper, I can't remember if you said whether you take Huperzine A or not, but if you do, how much do you take per day? Do you take more than 200 mcg?
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    Cooper, I can't remember if you said whether you take Huperzine A or not, but if you do, how much do you take per day? Do you take more than 200 mcg?
    I will take Hup A if I need an extra, acute kick while studying. 50-100mcg daily. Galantamine is my preferred choice though, at 8-16 mg.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    I will take Hup A if I need an extra, acute kick while studying. 50-100mcg daily. Galantamine is my preferred choice though, at 8-16 mg.
    What kind of advantage do you perceive when taking galantamine as compared to huperzine A? Just curious...
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    Quote Originally Posted by SpicedCider View Post
    What kind of advantage do you perceive when taking galantamine as compared to huperzine A? Just curious...
    I don't perceive any difference. Huperzine A actually creates a stronger acute effect. However, galantamine is not only an AChEi but also an nAChr agonist, so it should, in theory, be even better
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    ALCAR never did anything for me. Piracetam on the other hand, love the stuff.
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    I think im going to give this a try... this really intrigues me... Does anybody have any experience with the NutraPlanet bulk 100g powder ALCAR? What are your thoughts and how do you dose it? Or are there any specific ALCAR recommendations?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MonteCedillo
    I think im going to give this a try... this really intrigues me... Does anybody have any experience with the NutraPlanet bulk 100g powder ALCAR? What are your thoughts and how do you dose it? Or are there any specific ALCAR recommendations?
    I do 2 grams pre, and 1/1 split on non workout days. I think it's an extremely inexpensive buy. Only downside is it tastes bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rob112

    I do 2 grams pre, and 1/1 split on non workout days. I think it's an extremely inexpensive buy. Only downside is it tastes bad.
    Taste really isn't bad at all imo
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Taste really isn't bad at all imo
    I like the taste, its similar to Cit Malate.
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    Well I aced my first chem quiz. Not really impressive at all but I was also the first in the class to finish. Again not super suprised. But hey I'll let this play out. I do seem to be retaining information as well or better than a I used to. I also feel like I might be getting better mind-muscle connection in the gym which sort of makes sense?
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    Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post
    I do 2 grams pre, and 1/1 split on non workout days. I think it's an extremely inexpensive buy. Only downside is it tastes bad.
    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Taste really isn't bad at all imo
    Quote Originally Posted by Beau View Post
    I like the taste, its similar to Cit Malate.
    Whats the best way to take this? Dump the powder in mouth and chase? Mix in protein? Cap it?... Sorry if im asking too many questions. I will make a purchase this weekend, I just kind of want to know what i'll be getting and how i can dose it optimally.
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    I dump it in water and drink it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beau View Post
    I dump it in water and drink it.
    Right on... thanks Beau
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beau
    I dump it in water and drink it.
    That's what I do, though I have taken it straight
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    Back in 2005-2006 when i took alcar for six years I did 3 grams first thing everyday, and when i was working security for a nightclub , i would dose 3 grams before work for a total of 6 grams. I used it every so often when i felt I need some kind of mental boost because that is what seemed to happen.

    now a days I do 3 grams lclt and that works for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by MonteCedillo

    Whats the best way to take this? Dump the powder in mouth and chase? Mix in protein? Cap it?... Sorry if im asking too many questions. I will make a purchase this weekend, I just kind of want to know what i'll be getting and how i can dose it optimally.
    Really, I think you can dose it all of those ways. I just believe you avoid things like na-rala, NAC...it mixes fine with other things. Just look at focus xt. It has quite a few ingredients that are in with it. Water and caps are fine too. I think, unless told otherwise, juice would be fine if dumped in and drink quick. For what it is worth the test isn't as bad as many raws.

    I think Coop or someone else can tell you what to avoid.
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    Lol I dumped it on my tongue and chased and I think I nearly burnt a hole in my tongue. Stuff is bubbly.
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