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plankjimmy started the topic Getting Nutrition Supplements outside of major areas in the forum Nutrition 3 years, 4 months ago
Just registered on the site. Looks great. I’ve been heavy into gyming since leaving high school and find that its about the only exercise I can get as I’m kinda way out of all the major areas in S.A. That being said, I used to get my supplements when my brother would travel up from Johannesburg every month – I live in the Northern Cape…[Read more]
plankjimmy replied to the topic Dieting using creatine monohydrate and a thermogenc fat burners in the forum Supplements 3 years, 4 months ago
I’ve been taking supplements since joining a gym after high school, so for about 16 years now. I used to be hectic into rugga but didn’t join up with any teams after school. So the gym is pretty much where I get my training done to keep a good looking physique. I tend to use a pre-workout every other day and creatine to help with the…[Read more]
James started the topic Dieting using creatine monohydrate and a thermogenc fat burners in the forum Supplements 3 years, 4 months ago
i am currently 20 years old, 88kg , 168cm tall.
Its that time of year again when people stop going to gyms and stop training because of the wether…
but i want to take advantage of this.
i am planning on starting dieting soon but i am not too sure of what supplements to take while doing this.
my diet plan looks good and so…[Read more]
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Juggernaut® HP is the perfect pre-workout solution to support the intensity and drive of your workout and help keep you pushing until the very end.* Our unique formula combines all of the necessary ingredients that may help our customers receive the (boost) necessary for that optimal training session desired by many athletes and bodybuilders.*
Advanced Vaso & Adaptation Matrix
Beta-Alanine is a non-essential amino acid and is the only naturally occurring beta-amino acid. When engaging in intense training, the body will accumulate large amounts of hydrogen ions (H+), which cause the muscles pH to decrease and become more acidic. When pH decreases, strength will also begin to subside and fatigue will set in. These limitations hinder you from adequately overloading your muscles and inhibit muscle gains. By supplementing with beta-alanine, the bodys carnosine levels are supported.* Carnosine acts as an intracellular buffer, which aids in stabilizing muscular pH by soaking up hydrogen ions that are released during exercise.*
Agmatine (4-aminobutyl) guanidine, NH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-NH-C(-NH2)(=NH)), is a byproduct of the amino acid Arginine and acts as an intermediate in polyamine biosynthesis. It is generated through a process referred to as decarboxylation which is a chemical reaction that releases carbon dioxide (CO2); it is essentially Arginine with the carboxylic acid end eliminated. Agmatine is synthesized in the brain, stored in synaptic vesicles, collected by uptake, discharged by membrane depolarization, and inactivated by agmatinase.*
As a result of these effects, supplementing any athletic and/or bodybuilding regimen with Agmatine may promote athletic performance, fat loss, and muscle size, vascularity, and fullness.* Additional benefits include antioxidant support, and recovery support.* Arginine was the “miracle worker” of its time, but Agmatine appears to be an even better supplemental option in regards to promoting body physique advancements and performance.*
Malic acid is a dicarboxylic acid made by all living organisms. It is formed in metabolic cycles in the cells and is produced and broken down in the human body every day. Malic acid is involved in cell metabolism and is the source of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which assumes a central role in the energy production rates of all cells in the human body. For instance, in both the glyoxalate and Kreb cycles, it provides the cells with carbon skeletons and energy for the formation of amino acids.*
L-Norvaline is a version of the branched chain amino acid, valine. It is found in various foods such as meats, grains, dairy, peanuts and soy products. L-Norvaline is involved in the indirect increase of nitric oxide levels in the blood. It is an inhibitor of the enzyme, Arginase, which is utilized in the breakdown and removal of Arginine into urea. Arginine acts as a precursor to nitric oxide, thus the inhibition of arginase will support the concentration of Arginine, promoting nitric oxide production.*
L-Histidine is a derivative from the amino acid, Histamine. Histamine is a hormone/chemical transmitter involved in the regulation of stomach acid production. When released from cells, histamine causes vasodilation and plays a key role in the production of red and white blood cells. Supplementation with histidine has been suggested to support muscle carnosine concentrations.* When combined with beta-alanine, the effects may be enhanced.*
Cellular Augmentation System
Creatine Monohydrate is one of the original forms of creatine that was introduced in the form of a supplement. It is a compound made up of three amino acids: Arginine, Methionine, and Glycine, and is produced primarily in the liver. It can also be found in various meats and fish. Creatine provides additional energy to the muscles, acts as a lactic acid buffer, serves as a hydration mechanism for the cells, and supports protein synthesis.*
The full potential of creatine as a supplement is limited by the lactamation reaction, which alters a major part of the creatine consumed into inert creatinine; this reaction binds the amino group of creatine with its acid group. This reaction will essentially lock up the creatine molecule, transforming into creatinine and making it anabolically inert. Creatine MagnaPower® eliminates this disadvantage by mixing the creatine with magnesium. Magnesium has strong alkali properties that decrease the environmental acidity of creatine and maintain it in its ready-to-use solution.*
Pyruvate is a by-product produced in the body during the normal metabolism of proteins and carbohydrates. When glucose is broken down, it produces two molecules of pyruvate; when oxygen levels in the body are high, the pyruvate breaks down into carbon dioxide via a series of reactions in the Krebs cycle. When oxygen levels in the body are insufficient, pyruvate is broken down, anaerobically, to form lactic acid. Increased levels of lactic acid elicit decreased performance levels. Creatine pyruvate introduces lactic acid buffering properties and extends this process so an athlete can train for longer durations of time. Pyruvate also promotes glucose extraction from the bloodstream and into the muscle tissues.*
Di-Creatine Malate is a highly soluble creatine salt that enhances the creatine bioavailability over regular creatine monohydrate.* This particular compound of creatine is combined with malic acid, which plays a natural role in our energy cycle. Malic acid and creatine combined offers a greater rate of ATP production and may help support athletic performance and endurance.*
Bioperine® is an extract from the black pepper fruit that is grown in nutrient-rich soils. This extract of piperine has been clinically tested in the United States and has been suggested support the bioavailability of various supplemental nutrients via increased absorption.*
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Taurine is a derivative of the amino acid, cysteine, which contains a sulfhydryl group. It occurs naturally in seafood and meat. It has been suggested that Taurine is necessary for the proper functioning and maintenance of skeletal muscles, as well as an essential component in supporting healthy cardiovascular function.*
Caffeine is the most commonly consumed supplement in the world, as it is inexpensive, medically safe and legal. Caffeine acts as a central nervous system stimulant and promotes mental alertness, focus, and can facilitate overall body coordination.* It has been suggested to increase physical endurance and delay onset of fatigue. In combination with other ingredients (as seen in Juggernaut® HP), caffeine seems to aid in short-term weight reduction.*
L-Tyrosine is a non-essential amino acid with a polar side group found in foods such as fish, dairy and meat. L-tyrosine is a precursor to several neurotransmitters including epinephrine. These chemicals are in charge of various functions such as energy, mood and appetite.* Tyrosine has been suggested to enhance the metabolic rate of the body.*
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