Battle of the Intra-Workouts... Rate these 3...

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    1. iForce Compete
    50 servings 1 scoop
    iForce Nutrition Compete (300g): Discount Compete Supplements
    Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Calories 10
    Total Fat 0g 0%
    Total Carbohydrate <1g <1%
    Protein 2500mg 4.1%
    Athletic Enhancement Matrix:
    L-Carnitine L-Tartrate 1000mg **
    L-Carnitine Fumarate 1000mg **
    Endurance Enhancement Matrix
    Citrulline Malate 500mg **
    Anti-Catabolic Matrix:
    Whey Protein Hydrolysate 2500mg **
    Performance Enhancing Electrolyte Matrix
    Sodium Phosphate 115mg **
    Potassium Phosphate 85mg **
    Magnesium Aspartate 50mg **
    Calcium Aspartate 50mg **
    Mental Edge Enhancement Matrix: 100mg **
    Rhodiola Rosea Extract, Vinpocetine
    Natural Energy/Antioxidant Matrix
    Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 50mg 83%
    Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 250mcg 4,167%












    2. SizeOn V2 Maximum Performance
    Gaspari SizeOn V2 Maximum Performance (24 Servings): Discount SizeOn V2 Maximum Performance Supplements
    24 Servings 1 scoop


    Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Calories 180
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 15 mg 5%
    Total Carbohydrates 39 g 13%
    Sugars 37 g 0%
    Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
    Protein 7 g 13%
    Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 60 mg 100%
    Thiamin (as Thiamine Hydrochloride) 10 mg 667%
    Riboflavin (as riboflavin-5-phosphate) 7.6 mg 447%
    Niacin (Niacinamide) 50 mg 250%
    Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal-5'-Phosphate) 16.8 mg 838%
    Folate (as Folic Acid) 200 mcg 50%
    Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) 75 mcg 1250%
    Calcium 51 mg 5%
    Phosphorus 103 mg 10%
    Magnesium 45 mg 11%
    Sodium 280 mg 12%
    Potassium 125 mg 4%
    SizeOn Proprietary Formula 61.7 g **
    Outlast® Insutropin Matrix
    Palatinose™ (Isomaltulose), D-glucose, Trehalose, Pterostilbene **
    Protein Synthesis Acceleration Matrix
    Whey Protein Hydrolysate, L-Leucine (5 g), L-Isoleucine, L-Valine, L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate **
    PhosphoDrive Endurance Complex
    Creapure® (Creatine Monohydrate), Creatine MagnaPower® (Magnesium Creatine Chelate), Disodium Creatine Phosphate **
    OsmoDrive Advanced Hydration Complex
    L-Taurine, Sodium Glycerophosphate, Calcium. Glycerophosphate, Potassium, Glycerophosphate, Sustamine™ (L-Alanyl-L-Glutamine), Magnesium Glycyl Glutamine.











    3. Omega Sports STRIVE
    Omega Sports Strive (40 servings): Discount Strive Supplements
    40 Servings. 1 scoop

    Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
    Total Calories ~36
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Performance Based Electrolytes:
    Sodium 233 mg 10%
    Potassium 352 mg 7.5%
    Magnesium 42 mg 10%
    Calcium 50 mg 5%
    Chloride 261 mg 7.3%
    Total Carbohydrates 0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0 g
    Sugars 0 g
    Protein 9 g 16%
    Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5 Phosphate) 10 mg 769%
    Ingredients:
    AjiPure® BCAA (Scientifically Validated 2:1:1 Ratio)
    AjiPure® Instantized and Micronized Leucine 2,500 mg **
    AjiPure® Instantized and Micronized Iso-Leucine 1,250 mg **
    AjiPure® Instantized and Micronized Valine 1,250 mg **
    PeptoPro®
    Casein Hydrolysate providing highest levels of di & tri peptides available 4,000 mg **
    PerforMax Endurance Blend™
    Malic Acid 2,000 mg **
    Carnitine L-Tartrate 1,000 mg **
    FIVEdrate™ Superior Hydration & Performance Blend™
    Potassium Chloride 300 mg **
    Magnesium Chelate 210 mg **
    Calcium Chelate 205 mg **
    Sodium Chloride 200 mg **
    Dual Bio-Buffers™ Performance Blend™ Buffered Ergogenic and Bioavailability Enhancement System™
    Potassium Bicarbonate (as Potassium Hydrogen Carbonate) 500 mg **
    Sodium Bicarbonate (as Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate) 350 mg **


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    Based on profile and/or experience.

    rank em 1 to 3.


    I only tried Compete and Im loving it. I was wondering how Strive and SizeOn holds up to em.

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    well #1 - do you want carbs or not?
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    SizeOn is way overpriced for what you get, IMO. For the other two, it really comes down to what ingredients you prefer. Strive has bcaas and more hydrolysate than Compete, but Compete has more L-Carnitine in two different forms and is significantly cheaper per serving.
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    I like Strive, Omega always brings out really good products it seems like. Between Ultima and Strive they really went above and beyond when these were released. Plus like us none proprietary blends. But Compete is also a solid formula you cant go wrong with either IMO.
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    Strive's profile is very tough to beat, but Compete looks pretty solid as well and I'm sure tastes great as all iForce products do. Strive seems to always be sold out though
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    Cost per serving for strive: $1
    Cost per serving for compete: $0.60
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    Compete gets my vote. (Although I haven't tried strive) I just got some compete in the tangerine flavor and it tastes really good! I have only used it for the last two workouts so I can't comment on much else than the flavor. But the flavor alone makes it worth it lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by VaughnTrue View Post
    well #1 - do you want carbs or not?
    Better question is, Is carbs useful during training? Im not sure if i want carbs but if people tell me carbs makes a significant difference during training then I would..
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    carbs are pretty proven to help, however I prefer to get my carbs from food as opposed to from a drink, but thats a personal preference.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pressureSpike View Post
    Better question is, Is carbs useful during training? Im not sure if i want carbs but if people tell me carbs makes a significant difference during training then I would..
    It depends of the length of your training. If you're doing small workouts (<1h), you'll probably won't notice anything.
    If your workouts last 2-3h, it will help having steady blood sugar level, better muscle fullness and strength, better focus.



    to resume :

    Sizeon MP have some creatine and carbs that the other two products dont have.
    If you don't want these in your intra,
    strive have high quality peptopro and ibcaa, with a bit of LCLT. Doesn't taste that good compared to SizeON imo.
    Compete is the cheapest alternative, but also have the less complete ingredient profile.
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    Strive is my go to for intraworkout products. I just started using Compete recently (only two workouts in so far), so not much to say result wise. As far as profile they are all good IMO.

    Also use Intrabolic quite regularly as well and think despite when it was introduced it still is on par with the newer products of similar type.
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    Compete, I am not the smartest when it comes to the products, but I have liked the feel of Compete, and I prefer my carbs from food.

    Jeesh, I can eat all the food at Texas Roadhouse after my workouts of late.

    Someone suggest something that stops me from eating so much.


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    COMPETE!!! Seriously this is the only intraworkout product that i have taken thus far that I have actually seen noticeable effects from it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyGT View Post
    COMPETE!!! Seriously this is the only intraworkout product that i have taken thus far that I have actually seen noticeable effects from it.
    what are the other intraW products you've tried ?
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    Tough question, but I'd say Compete. I've never seen the worth of intraworkout​ BCAAs/protein in well-nourished individuals.
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    I will throw my hat in the ring of iForce's Compete, as well - currently logging it on another message board and have had a positive experience thus far.

    Is there much to notice from an intraworkout product? It's effect, IMHO, is not normally acute - but Compete sits well with my stomach, tastes delicious, mixes well, and many of the ingredients are beneficial to the lifter. I like the inclusion of the carnitine salts, the hydration complex, and in recent times interesting studies regarding whey hydrolysate taken periworkout have surfaced.

    Stacked with Hemavol, I can really see the potential for some above-average workouts.

    A few SNS products wouldn't hurt either.
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    not sure what people mean when they say that Compete has the most incomplete profile. It's complete and has adequate doses of LCLT, L-carnitine fumarate, B12, Vitamin C, rhodiola rosea, vinpocetine, and adequate doses of electrolytes (per 2 scoops, which is what most users use), and it's unique from most other intraworkout products that are out there now. There's only 1 gram of citrulline malate per 2 scoops but most people will take a pre-workout containing citrulline malate, or, if a user is partaking in a sport like soccer, or another endurance based activity, they won't want a massive pump; the vasodilation effect will be enough to enhance blood flow, but not the point that it would elicit a massive pump. It's very cost effective, and all the feedback on it has been awesome.

    Strive and Size on are definitely good products though, no question about that and not disrespecting them by any means; I like size on's profile (creatine, whey hydro and bcaa's, pterostilbene, etc.), just not a fan of all the carbs (tends to make me feel a bit bloated and I prefer eating carbs). And I do like Strive, just don't use it that often.
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    1. compete
    2. strive
    3. size on.

    Personally I just use some Xtend or Amino X intraworkout.
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    Compete and Strive are the better options. I am not sure between the two...tough call.
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