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  1. Opinions on X-Factor


    Hello, I have been researching a plethora of supplements out of potential usage and curiosty. In this search, I have came across the supplement listed above a decent amount of time. It seems like everytime the opionon was either it was really good or useless. I hope that if you have tried it, you will post me a reply saying if you would recondmend it or not and why so P.S Please do not state that a proper diet is the best way to gain or anything on that lines. I already know this and I am truely looking for just opinions on the Original X Factor. Thanks Everyone!
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  2. Most reviews that you read that were negative were most likely about the Advanced X Factor. So your on the right track using the OG X Factor. From reviews I've read it is one of the best nautral supplements out there.

    Most people run it like this:

    4-6 X Factor pre workout
    LCLT 1.5-2 grams pre workout
    GMS 6-8 grams pre workout

    Don't take omegas around X Factor. Most people just drop omegas or take 4-5 hours away from X Factor.

    I've never ran it personally but thats just what I understand and know from others. I look forward to running it though soon
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  3. Quote Originally Posted by kbayne View Post
    Most reviews that you read that were negative were most likely about the Advanced X Factor. So your on the right track using the OG X Factor. From reviews I've read it is one of the best nautral supplements out there.

    Most people run it like this:

    4-6 X Factor pre workout
    LCLT 1.5-2 grams pre workout
    GMS 6-8 grams pre workout

    Don't take omegas around X Factor. Most people just drop omegas or take 4-5 hours away from X Factor.

    I've never ran it personally but thats just what I understand and know from others. I look forward to running it though soon
    Thank you for the response! The first thing i learnt was that Advaced was crap hahaha though
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by benmayro View Post

    Thank you for the response! The first thing i learnt was that Advaced was crap hahaha though
    Ya I've seen some people responded to it well and others it did absolutely nothing for them. I'm pumped for SNS to come out with there reformulated X-Gels
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  5. Quote Originally Posted by kbayne View Post
    Most reviews that you read that were negative were most likely about the Advanced X Factor. So your on the right track using the OG X Factor. From reviews I've read it is one of the best nautral supplements out there.

    Most people run it like this:

    4-6 X Factor pre workout
    LCLT 1.5-2 grams pre workout
    GMS 6-8 grams pre workout

    Don't take omegas around X Factor. Most people just drop omegas or take 4-5 hours away from X Factor.

    I've never ran it personally but thats just what I understand and know from others. I look forward to running it though soon
    ^^^This is pretty much spot on.

    Definitely go with OG vs the Advanced version. Over the years it is probably one of my most used products (considering how long it has been around is a testament as well).

  6. X-factor original would probably be my #1 favorite, i guess one would call it sports supplement. i had a drastic difference in body comp from an aesthetic point of view. took 5 on an empty stomach pre workout with full serving of glycergrow and 2grams lclt.

    ARA should be cycled and stay away from fish oils while on it. not long ago i saw a 200count of the Og for 68 bucks wish i wouldve picked it up when i had the chance lol.

  7. I'm two weeks in on an OG X Factor run and I'm liking it thus far... Sore as hell right now! Joints a bit achy but no bad sad effects so far besides oily skin.

    Picked up a 200 count bottle for 68 a couples weeks ago
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  8. I can understand the benefit of Glycerol (glycergrow) even standlaone for retention of water in muscles (not only in muscles if taken in a wrong manner)....
    Expecially about the 6-8g preworkout, I'm not not able to understand the benefit related to AA in the X-factor.

    If a product is taken TOGHETER with another (in this case X-FO + Glycerol) some synergistic effect should be achieved or expected.
    So can someone tell me why these products are GOOD if taken togheter pre-WO?


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  9. It is the best body composition-altering supplement I've used safe for EC stack
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    Quote Originally Posted by bolt10 View Post
    ^^^This is pretty much spot on.

    Definitely go with OG vs the Advanced version. Over the years it is probably one of my most used products (considering how long it has been around is a testament as well).
    Really good to know Bolt

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  11. Quote Originally Posted by pectus View Post
    I can understand the benefit of Glycerol (glycergrow) even standlaone for retention of water in muscles (not only in muscles if taken in a wrong manner)....
    Expecially about the 6-8g preworkout, I'm not not able to understand the benefit related to AA in the X-factor.

    If a product is taken TOGHETER with another (in this case X-FO + Glycerol) some synergistic effect should be achieved or expected.
    So can someone tell me why these products are GOOD if taken togheter pre-WO?


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    The GMS is to help emulsify the ArA. Doing this empty stomach pre-workout will help facilitate the proper uptake in the GI tract and towards muscle (where we want to store the ArA).

    Quote Originally Posted by Valdez View Post
    Really good to know Bolt

    - Valdez
    Ya I have used it quite consistently over the years. Have a 200ct sitting here staring me in the face begging me to be used soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bolt10 View Post
    The GMS is to help emulsify the ArA. Doing this empty stomach pre-workout will help facilitate the proper uptake in the GI tract and towards muscle (where we want to store the ArA).



    Ya I have used it quite consistently over the years. Have a 200ct sitting here staring me in the face begging me to be used soon.
    I'll use it need these damn x gels to re-release lol!

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  13. Quote Originally Posted by bolt10 View Post

    The GMS is to help emulsify the ArA. Doing this empty stomach pre-workout will help facilitate the proper uptake in the GI tract and towards muscle (where we want to store the ArA).

    Ya I have used it quite consistently over the years. Have a 200ct sitting here staring me in the face begging me to be used soon.
    A tub of GlycerGrow could probably last through a couple of those years lol. I've been holding on to a couple bottles that I'd like to crack open soon as well.
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  14. Keen to try this for a natural stack!

  15. ArA is my favorite natty supp by far. Give it a shot bro.
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  16. Quote Originally Posted by Valdez View Post

    I'll use it need these damn x gels to re-release lol!

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    Yes they do!!!
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  17. Quote Originally Posted by ericool007 View Post

    not long ago i saw a 200count of the Og for 68 bucks wish i wouldve picked it up when i had the chance lol.
    Where?

  18. Quote Originally Posted by TaNkD Up View Post
    Where?
    It is no longer at that price and posting up links for competing vendors isn't allowed.

    Nutra does finally have 100ct OG X-factor available again for all wondering what to pick up.

  19. Quote Originally Posted by bolt10

    It is no longer at that price and posting up links for competing vendors isn't allowed.

    Nutra does finally have 100ct OG X-factor available again for all wondering what to pick up.
    Really need a 200ct better priced!

  20. Love X-Factor.. first supplement i ever used at 18 years old that i said, god damn! serious lol

  21. How come the original is recommended vs the advanced? I recently purchased the advanced... Haven't started it yet.

  22. Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodbar0 View Post
    How come the original is recommended vs the advanced? I recently purchased the advanced... Haven't started it yet.
    Has omegas in it which is the exact opposite of what you want while taking x factor. Youll pry still see some gains off advanced but not like the OG
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  23. Quote Originally Posted by kbayne View Post

    Has omegas in it which is the exact opposite of what you want while taking x factor. Youll pry still see some gains off advanced but not like the OG
    This.

    The effects of both versions come from ArA, a pro-inflammatory fatty acid. XFA has fish oil in the formula, which is anti-inflammatory and would seem to be counterproductive.
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  24. Quote Originally Posted by breezy11 View Post
    This.

    The effects of both versions come from ArA, a pro-inflammatory fatty acid. XFA has fish oil in the formula, which is anti-inflammatory and would seem to be counterproductive.
    Well... The 200 count was on sale, probably because it sucks I guess. Maybe I'll just up the dosage.

  25. Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodbar0 View Post
    Well... The 200 count was on sale, probably because it sucks I guess. Maybe I'll just up the dosage.
    Unfortunately, the issue is incorrectible because upping the dosage also ups the dosage of competitive fatty acids
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  26. I posted on another forum about why I would use XF vs XFA.

    I got flamed by an MN rep. It is nice to see others saying the same thing. Safety in numbers!
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  27. Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodbar0 View Post
    Well... The 200 count was on sale, probably because it sucks I guess. Maybe I'll just up the dosage.

    Maybe buy some OG also, and stack some extra OG with your advanced?
  28. Opinions on X-Factor


    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    Maybe buy some OG also, and stack some extra OG with your advanced?
    That's actually a good idea. I'll look into that. I can up the dosage of the ArA and keep the omega 3 down.

  29. Quote Originally Posted by mrgoodbar0 View Post

    That's actually a good idea. I'll look into that. I can up the dosage of the ArA and keep the omega 3 down.
    I would just drop the omegas if using XFA.
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  30. Probably a stupid question.... what is the difference between ( on nutraplanet) the x-factor 60 gels with the picture of the box and the 100 capsules with the picture of the pill bottle? not talking about x-factor advanced... thanks!

  31. Quote Originally Posted by jsm1289 View Post
    Probably a stupid question.... what is the difference between ( on nutraplanet) the x-factor 60 gels with the picture of the box and the 100 capsules with the picture of the pill bottle? not talking about x-factor advanced... thanks!
    40 gels. It's just a different quantity.
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  32. thanks

  33. Quote Originally Posted by breezy11 View Post
    40 gels. It's just a different quantity.
    yup.. og comes in both 60 and 100 count!

  34. Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    yup.. og comes in both 60 and 100 count!
    And 200 if you know where to look.

  35. What are the thoughts on using X-factor during a cut?

    Is that a waste of its potential?

  36. Honestly X-Factor is one of those supplements that always seems to get a ton of positive feedback. I haven't used it, but I've been around various forums enough to know that they got something solid there. I wouldn't hesitate to give it a nice run if I was you OP and heck I probably should as well!
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  37. I even had solid results with XFA. Would rather go with the OG version now, was worried about joint issues at the time.

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  38. Quote Originally Posted by doggy_dog View Post
    What are the thoughts on using X-factor during a cut?

    Is that a waste of its potential?
    Not a waste IMO. I like using it on either a bulk or a cut.

    Just keep in mind it does tend to increase DOMS and I sometimes report an increase in hunger, both of which may be a hindrance on a cut.

    Overall though I tend to note great body comp changes so I feel it can be beneficial to whatever your goal.

  39. Quote Originally Posted by mroy559 View Post
    A container connected with GlycerGrow may most likely previous by way of several these a long time lol. I have been securing to your couple of wines which Let me fracture open rapidly as well.
    Drugs are bad m'kay.
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  40. Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post
    I even had solid results with XFA. Would rather go with the OG version now, was worried about joint issues at the time.

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    I too had solid results from XFA advanced, although i still prefer the original i dont think its as big of a deal as some make it out to be.
  

  
 

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