Citrulline or Cit-Mal and How Much?
- 09-27-2013, 12:24 PM
- 09-27-2013, 12:28 PM
I personally use Cit-Mal and I get it from iForce's, which contains 2500 mg per scoop. I try to get close to 10 grams, so I also use bulk Cit-Mal from SNS that contains 3 grams per scoop. So 2.5 scoops Cit-Mal + = 10 grams of Cit-Mal.
It really works though I can absolutely tell the difference between using Cit-Mal and not using it, the benefits are definitely obvious especially for the and recovery aspects for me personally.
09-27-2013, 12:32 PM
I but bulk Citulline Malate. It's diet cheap. SNS, BioCor, and Nutraplanet offers good bulk product. I dose 9g prewo.
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09-27-2013, 12:44 PM
I like to combine Origin and hemavol = good dose for me.. maybe I will try moar.
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09-27-2013, 12:49 PM
HIGH VOLUME which offers a whopping 5g L-Citrulline in two scoops which is equivalent to around 9-10g of Cit-Mal.
The Benefits of L-Citrulline
It's well known how effective L-Citrulline is for boosting nitric oxide. L-Citrulline functions in the body by being converted to L-arginine and then into nitric oxide. The nitric oxide will bring on vasodilation, this is what helps increase the amount of blood and oxygen that is delivered to the exercised muscles. When blood flow is optimal the body will be sending essential nutrients to the muscle tissues, this includes both carbohydrates and protein, which is obviously a must for recovery.
L-Citrulline also plays a role in the urea cycle, where it helps reduce the amount of lactic acid build-up you experience during your workouts.
Both these actions are going to help you reduce the overall levels of fatigue you feel during your workout.
What does L-Citrulline offer?
*Increased performance/Endurance in the gym
*Better Pumps & Vascularity
*Improved erection hardness
Citrulline malate enhances athletic anae... [J Strength Cond Res. 2010] - PubMed - NCBI (This study used 8g citrulline malate (providing 4g of citrulline)
L-citrulline-malate influence over branch... [Eur J Appl Physiol. 2010] - PubMed - NCBI (This study used 6g citrulline malate (providing 3g of citrulline)
Citrulline/malate promotes aerobic energy pr... [Br J Sports Med. 2002] - PubMed - NCBI (This study used 6g of citrulline malate providing 3g of citrulline)
Citrulline malate supplementation increases ... [Eur J Pharmacol. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI (This study used 3g of citrulline malate providing 1.5g of citrulline)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19585317(This study used 6g of citrulline malate providing 3g of citrulline)
Citrulline malate limits increase in... [Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1997] - PubMed - NCBI
Oral L-citrulline supplementation improves erection ... [Urology. 2011] - PubMed - NCBI
Role of L-citrulline transport in nitric oxide synthesis in rat aortic smooth muscle cells activated with LPS and interferon-
09-27-2013, 01:19 PM
L-citrulline on its own is awesome, great compound. I'd prefer to take a larger dose of CM to get the benefits of both citrulline and malic acid.
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09-27-2013, 01:25 PM
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09-27-2013, 03:15 PM
For the price High Volume is very much worth it at 5g of L-Citrulline per serving(which is about the same as 10g of Citrulline Malate).
imo High Volume or Bulk L-Citrulline Powder.
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09-27-2013, 03:30 PM
Usually just use SNS Citrulline Malate powder or Nurakey L-Citrulline and toss either in my pre-workout.
Stocked up on a bunch of High Volume recently and plan to use that as my addition to stuff nowadays (L-cit + much more).
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09-27-2013, 04:16 PM
09-27-2013, 05:05 PM
I like to use Hemavol. 2.5g of CM per scoop!
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09-27-2013, 05:10 PM
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09-28-2013, 05:07 AM
There aren't any documented effects of malic acid in healthy humans (only failed ergogenesis). If you have some sort of cardiopulmonary disorder, malate may help, but otherwise, it's the citrulline that matters
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10-06-2013, 09:20 PM
I'm also wondering what the breakdown for the supplement is also. I think it's a great one but I would like to see some positive write ups about it. I also think you should consider stacking it with another supplement as well.
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