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    anyone here double x-gels dose 2g/ED? any benefits...im on my 3rd week and am loving this stuff

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    I just take 5 or 6 preworkout only. It stretches a bottle out and I've noticed insane pumps and fullness without the potential negative sides like sore joints and DOMS. I think 8 X-Gels ED is overkill, plus that adds up $$. But maybe somebody else will have a different view.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigGame84 View Post
    I just take 5 or 6 preworkout only. It stretches a bottle out and I've noticed insane pumps and fullness without the potential negative sides like sore joints and DOMS. I think 8 X-Gels ED is overkill, plus that adds up $$. But maybe somebody else will have a different view.
    I have been considering giving Arachidonic Acid a run for a while now I am curious as to how this stuff would do on cycle mainly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by harbonah View Post
    I have been considering giving Arachidonic Acid a run for a while now I am curious as to how this stuff would do on cycle mainly.
    I think X-Gels + Anabeta Elite is the best natty stack going right now. Arachidonic Acid has been out for several years now and reviews and studies back its effectiveness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigGame84 View Post
    I just take 5 or 6 preworkout only. It stretches a bottle out and I've noticed insane pumps and fullness without the potential negative sides like sore joints and DOMS. I think 8 X-Gels ED is overkill, plus that adds up $$. But maybe somebody else will have a different view.
    I've done 2.5g ArA in 10 X-gels a day with 4 workouts a week. It's just 2 bottles for 5 weeks and I have to say the inflammation is considerably larger than from 1-1.5g in my case at least. While I did enjoy it, I think 2 bottles with just 4-6 caps per workout it's perfectly fine too to make it last a bit longer and still enjoy good gains given hypertrophy and nutrition is check.
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    If i can afford it i run 2g. Normally i run 1.5g. We do know that a larger dose is better.
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    Currently running 2 grams 5 times a week. Just started a log and am a week in.
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    Iprefer the higher dose for a shorter duration. Used 2g the last couple times I used ArA.
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    Noticed no difference between 6 and 8 so i stick with 6 pre, 4x per week. I take mine 45 mins preworkout with hemavol for the gms and compete for the lclt with some creatine mono. Crazy awesome pre combo!
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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    Noticed no difference between 6 and 8 so i stick with 6 pre, 4x per week. I take mine 45 mins preworkout with hemavol for the gms and compete for the lclt with some creatine mono. Crazy awesome pre combo!
    Criticalbench have you tried this on? Does it really improve the results of a cycle for you? I am considering adding this to my next cycle of say epistane.. would it really be worth the cost to include it in your opinion?
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    I love it at ~1.5g per day, 2 bottles and i'm set. I need some more...
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    So guys are only taking it pre workout?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsbhaver View Post
    So guys are only taking it pre workout?
    Yessir. All caps ~30-40 minute PWO. I just take it with the rest of my PWO stack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post

    Yessir. All caps ~30-40 minute PWO. I just take it with the rest of my PWO stack.
    Same here...I believe by and large that's how most take it...from what I've seen posted around various forums.
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    Taking it 30-45 minutes pre workout, has anyone noticed a difference between just taking it immediately pre workout... I really don't understand the whole 45 minutes? I would like to bump up to 6 caps, i am doing the whole 50 days.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chainsaw View Post
    Taking it 30-45 minutes pre workout, has anyone noticed a difference between just taking it immediately pre workout... I really don't understand the whole 45 minutes? I would like to bump up to 6 caps, i am doing the whole 50 days.
    Well I would assume 30-45 mins so it can get in the blood stream. But I'm no doctor, unfortunately.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigGame84 View Post

    Well I would assume 30-45 mins so it can get in the blood stream. But I'm no doctor, unfortunately.
    This...just like with any sup, the body has to absorb it before it can be used...plus this being a gel casing, that has to be broken down first...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jiigzz View Post
    Yessir. All caps ~30-40 minute PWO. I just take it with the rest of my PWO stack.
    So on non training days you don't take ArA?
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsbhaver View Post

    So on non training days you don't take ArA?
    If working out 3-4 times a week no you don't need to. Some people will thought but not necessary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kbayne View Post
    If working out 3-4 times a week no you don't need to. Some people will thought but not necessary.
    That will make the bottle last a little longer!

    I work out 4 times a week
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    Quote Originally Posted by dsbhaver View Post

    That will make the bottle last a little longer!

    I work out 4 times a week
    That will work perfectly. Most people only dose it 4 time a week.
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    So there is no real difference between taking it every day? SNS does say it's recommended for every day

    i thought it "saturate" and be more efficient but if it's only needed before workout 1.5g would be great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by harbonah View Post
    Criticalbench have you tried this on? Does it really improve the results of a cycle for you? I am considering adding this to my next cycle of say epistane.. would it really be worth the cost to include it in your opinion?
    For longer cycles of aas, peptides, gh, etc. IMO ara is a very very very solid addition. I see it most beneficial in the same sense of gh, where you can add this, instead of increasing AAS dosages. When one goes on gh, they can drastically lower there AAS dose and get the same effects.. ARA IMO, you can leave your doses the same, and get even better effects.
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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    For longer cycles of aas, peptides, gh, etc. IMO ara is a very very very solid addition. I see it most beneficial in the same sense of gh, where you can add this, instead of increasing AAS dosages. When one goes on gh, they can drastically lower there AAS dose and get the same effects.. ARA IMO, you can leave your doses the same, and get even better effects.
    Thanks I appreciate it, I will give it a shot to see how it changes my next cycle. Maybe I can do a little test by just adding it to my favorite stack and see if I can notice a change at the same dose.
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    I dont think many will need to dose higher than 1 gram, in fact many stick to 500mg of arachidonic acid and still see very noticeable gains.
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    Not to thread hijack, but can cissus be used with ara if taken away from the pre workout ara dose? I need it for ma joints
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptainSlentz View Post
    Not to thread hijack, but can cissus be used with ara if taken away from the pre workout ara dose? I need it for ma joints
    Yes. Just dose ~4 hours away from ArA dosing.
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    1g is good, 2g is better. That's the cool thing about ArA, higher dose = better effects/results. Since you only dose on workout days it does make it possible to run over 1g a workout and not break the bank completely.
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