lclt post-wo to avoid sweat smells?

  1. lclt post-wo to avoid sweat smells?


    new to taking carnitines, and i'm starting an exercise program at my local circus center, and i don't want to smell like fish so is it okay to take lclt post workout instead of pre? or does that defeat the purpose of lclt in regards to recovery?

    also, does this matter for other forms of carnitine? currently i'm taking 2g each of plcar and alcar in the morning per coop's recommendations.


  2. Carnitines should only make you smell like fish if you suffer from TMAU aka FOS. If you don;t suffer from these (as I do) than you are fine taking it whenever the hell you like.

  3. Quote Originally Posted by SonicSWOLE View Post
    Carnitines should only make you smell like fish if you suffer from TMAU aka FOS. If you don;t suffer from these (as I do) than you are fine taking it whenever the hell you like.
    no idea what those acronyms mean... taking the piss?
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  4. No, take it preworkout.
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    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES

  5. Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    No, take it preworkout.
    thanks. guess i'll cross the fish smelling bridge if i come to it. hey cooper are you going to continue your top supplements posts? between you and doctor houser i was really able to fill in some missing pieces. (though i'm still shaky on timing, cycles and dosages for all these supps)

  6. Quote Originally Posted by SonicSWOLE View Post
    Carnitines should only make you smell like fish if you suffer from TMAU aka FOS. If you don;t suffer from these (as I do) than you are fine taking it whenever the hell you like.
    no, carnitine will make you smell fishy even if you don't have TMAU.

    "2g each of plcar and alcar" won't make your sweat smell bad


    Quote Originally Posted by dsohei View Post
    no idea what those acronyms mean... taking the piss?
    FOS = fish odor syndrome
    TMAU = Trimethylaminuria

  7. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher
    no, carnitine will make you smell fishy even if you don't have TMAU.

    "2g each of plcar and alcar" won't make your sweat smell bad



    FOS = fish odor syndrome
    TMAU = Trimethylaminuria
    I used up to 10g daily and no smell like fish.

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  8. Quote Originally Posted by MAxximal View Post
    I used up to 10g daily and no smell like fish.

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    i had that bad smell (that much than people were like "who put a salmon in his pocket ??") with 3g ALCAR and idk how much LCLT (>5g) on an off day.

  9. Ive been using 3 grams lclt for well over a year and 5 grams when cutting hard and no fishy smell at all
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  10. Quote Originally Posted by John Smeton View Post
    Ive been using 3 grams lclt for well over a year and 5 grams when cutting hard and no fishy smell at all
    that's not near enough to have any odor.

    Did you use AI's LCLT ??
    Cause that was the one i used ; until i realized it gave me bad acne, tachycardia and insomnia (wich didn't happened with NP's LCLT).

  11. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher
    that's not near enough to have any odor.

    Did you use AI's LCLT ??
    Cause that was the one i used ; until i realized it gave me bad acne, tachycardia and insomnia (wich didn't happened with NP's LCLT).
    Interesting never expierenced insomnia while using LCLT and I've only really used AI's.

  12. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher View Post
    that's not near enough to have any odor.

    Did you use AI's LCLT ??
    Cause that was the one i used ; until i realized it gave me bad acne, tachycardia and insomnia (wich didn't happened with NP's LCLT).
    Sounds almost like your LCLT was...a stimulant.
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    http://selectprotein.com/
    The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES

  13. I smelled like fish until I started using it.

    I'm kidding but I've never noticed any fish smells @3-4g a day. The powder just smells fishy.

  14. Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Sounds almost like your LCLT was...a stimulant.
    White powdery substance....


  15. I can't use any supplement with lclt in it without starting to smell fishy. Would love a way to negate the smell as I have some supplements that I have had to give up.

  16. Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Sounds almost like your LCLT was...a stimulant.
    Yep, it's either spiked with stims or it's not LCLT but ALCAR (wich i have never megadose)
    Thing weird is that that crazy stimmed feeling started about 6-7pm and i was taking it at 8am and 1pm.

  17. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher View Post
    i had that bad smell (that much than people were like "who put a salmon in his pocket ??") with 3g ALCAR and idk how much LCLT (>5g) on an off day.
    Because of TMAU.

  18. Quote Originally Posted by SonicSWOLE View Post
    Because of TMAU.
    TMAU is the disease in wich the patient smell fishy, whether he's taking supplemental carnitine or not.
    That has nothing to do with carnitine supplementation, everyone should have the odor at high dosage.

  19. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher
    TMAU is the disease in wich the patient smell fishy, whether he's taking supplemental carnitine or not.
    That has nothing to do with carnitine supplementation, everyone should have the odor at high dosage.
    What is considered a high dosage of combined forms of carnitine?

  20. Quote Originally Posted by dsohei View Post
    What is considered a high dosage of combined forms of carnitine?
    Up to you.

  21. [QUOTE=3utcher;3513841]that's not near enough to have any odor.

    Did you use AI's LCLT ??
    /QUOTE]

    how many grams did you take?

    yes and still do
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  22. Quote Originally Posted by John Smeton View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher View Post
    that's not near enough to have any odor.

    Did you use AI's LCLT ??
    how many grams did you take?

    yes and still do
    From 2g to 6g daily

    another thing is that NP LCLT and bulk carnipure both have a citric taste, whereas AI LCLT have a cotton candy taste.

  23. According to my wife taking a single scoop of focus xt a few days in a row gives me the fish smell.

  24. Quote Originally Posted by 3utcher View Post
    From 2g to 6g daily

    another thing is that NP LCLT and bulk carnipure both have a citric taste, whereas AI LCLT have a cotton candy taste.
    Im on my 3rd tub of AI's LCLT ive been taking 2-4 grams daily for 8 months at least now and no bad smell, insomnia or any side effects. Then again i haven't noticed much of anything from it but ill continue to keep taking, its so cheap.

  25. Quote Originally Posted by ericool007 View Post
    Im on my 3rd tub of AI's LCLT ive been taking 2-4 grams daily for 8 months at least now and no bad smell, insomnia or any side effects. Then again i haven't noticed much of anything from it but ill continue to keep taking, its so cheap.
    weird thing.
    You probably get used to it, or got a different batch.

    For the odor, that day i didn't drink much, and took approx 6g LCLT (AI's) + 3g ALCAR (2sc MAN Clout).
    Non training day also

  26. I know from personal experience that if you get your LCLT from Compete you will have no fish odor. At least I dont... Not even from nutra's LCLT which smells like rotten fish.


  27. Quote Originally Posted by StackedCop View Post
    I know from personal experience that if you get your LCLT from Compete you will have no fish odor. At least I dont... Not even from nutra's LCLT which smells like rotten fish.
    There isn't enough carnitine in it to have that effect.
  

  
 

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