BATTLE FUEL XT

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Testosterone Booster

SERIES:

Hybrid

BATTLE FUEL XT SUMMARY:

Battle Fuel XT’s aggressive cutting edge formula is designed to promote and support all things male within you. Bolster performance and help build hard lean muscle. Battle Fuel XT feeds anabolism and promotes strength. The result? Build lean mass and strength while supporting testosterone levels.

BATTLE FUEL XT BENEFITS:
  • Advanced 4 stage testosterone system
  • Increases strength, muscle growth, and hardness
  • Supports estrogen regulation and anabolic processes
  • Contains 3 grams of the patented ingredient DAA
  • Supports energy, sexual health, and neurological functions
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING BATTLE FUEL XT:

Individuals interested in maintaining/increasing natural testosterone levels while increasing muscular growth and strength.

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS IN BATTLE FUEL XT:

Testosterone Amplifier:

The main ingredient, D-Aspartic Acid (DAA), found in this blend may help raise and optimize natural testosterone levels. [1]

Muscular Growth Complex:

Suma Extract and Maca 4:1, two of the ingredients found in this complex may help with cardiovascular function, immune system function, and digestion while promoting improved endurance and energy.[2,3]

Testosterone Activator:

The testosterone activator blend contains N-acetyl Carnitine which may help increase energy and have significant effects on healthy neurological function while Anacyclus Pyrethrum has been shown to support increased natural testosterone levels.[4,5]

Anti-Aromatase and Estrogen Suppression Matrix:

Indole-3-Carbonal has numerous health benefits and can help lower estrogen levels while DIM (Diindolylmethane) supports the hormonal system and helps eliminate active estrogen, leading to a healthier testosterone balance.[6]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Adults (Male): Take one serving (8 capsules per day): 4 capsules in the morning and 4 capsules mid-afternoon, or before exercise. This product should not be consumed for more than 4 consecutive weeks with a 2-4 week wash out period between cycles.

REFERENCES:
  1. Topo E, et alThe role and molecular mechanism of D-aspartic acid in the release and synthesis of LH and testosterone in humans and ratsReprod Biol Endocrinol. (2009)
  2. Gorelick-Feldman J, et alPhytoecdysteroids increase protein synthesis in skeletal muscle cellsJ Agric Food Chem. (2008)
  3. Stone M, et alA pilot investigation into the effect of maca supplementation on physical activity and sexual desire in sportsmenJ Ethnopharmacol. (2009)
  4. Wall BT, et alChronic oral ingestion of L-carnitine and carbohydrate increases muscle carnitine content and alters muscle fuel metabolism during exercise in humansJ Physiol. (2011)
  5. Boonen J, et alLC-MS N-alkylamide profiling of an ethanolic Anacyclus pyrethrum root extractPlanta Med. (2012)
  6. Lo R, Matthews J. A new class of estrogen receptor beta-selective activatorsMol Interv. (2010)

CREATINE

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Pre-Workout, Post-Workout

SERIES:

Core

CREATINE SUMMARY:

Musclepharm’s core series creatine is the ultimate blend of five different types of creatine. This creatine blend increases creatine status by enhancing uptake into the muscles while promoting stamina, strength and lean muscle growth.

CREATINE BENEFITS:
  • 5 superior creatine blends
  • Increases strength, power, and endurance
  • Supports lean muscle growth
  • Pharmaceutical quality with no additives
  • Absorbs rapidly
  • No loading required
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING CREATINE:

Those who want the proven and safe benefits of creatine supplementation that include improved strength, power, and increases in lean mass

KEY INGREDIENTS/PROPRIETARY BLENDS IN CREATINE:

Creatine Monohydrate:

Creatine monohydrate is the purest form of creatine and serves as an immediate reserve for energy (ATP) during exercise.  It also supports an increased training capacity and muscle mass.[1-12]

CreNitrate:

CreNitrate is the most water soluble form of creatine which maximizes absorption.  The included nitrates increase blood flow (vasodilation) to working muscles.[1-12]

Creatine AAB:

This form of creatine assists with muscle building (protein synthesis) and lessens muscle damage from training.[1-12]

DiCreatine Malate:

DiCreatine malate is highly soluble and promotes energy (ATP) production.[1-12]

Creatine MagnaPower:

Creatine MagnaPower maximizes creatine storage and uptake into muscle tissue.[1-12]

Cinnulin PF:

Cinnulin PF supports healthy blood sugar (glucose) and blood pressure levels.[13]

PRODUCT USAGE:

As a dietary supplement, mix one scoop (5g) in 8 oz. juice,water, or your protein drink of choice daily. Drink immediately. To maximize results, drink 8 to 10 glasses (8 oz.) of water once daily. A loading phase is not required or recommended with this product.

REFERENCES:
  1. Saremi A, et alEffects of oral creatine and resistance training on serum myostatin and GASP-1Mol Cell Endocrinol. (2010)
  2. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis, Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exerciseJournal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2007, 4:6 (30 August 2007).
  3. Roschel H, et alCreatine supplementation spares muscle glycogen during high intensity intermittent exercise in ratsJ Int Soc Sports Nutr. (2010)
  4. Greenhaff PL, et alEffect of oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle phosphocreatine resynthesisAm J Physiol. (1994)
  5. Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN. Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysisJ Fam Pract. (2002)
  6. Branch JD. Effect of creatine supplementation on body composition and performance: a meta-analysisInt J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. (2003)
  7. Vandenberghe K, et alLong-term creatine intake is beneficial to muscle performance during resistance trainingJ Appl Physiol. (1997)
  8. Volek JS, et alPerformance and muscle fiber adaptations to creatine supplementation and heavy resistance trainingMed Sci Sports Exerc. (1999)
  9. Stone MH, et alEffects of in-season (5 weeks) creatine and pyruvate supplementation on anaerobic performance and body composition in American football playersInt J Sport Nutr. (1999)
  10. Antonio J, Ciccone V. The effects of pre versus post workout supplementation of creatine monohydrate on body composition and strengthJ Int Soc Sports Nutr. (2013)
  11. Mendes RR, et alEffects of creatine supplementation on the performance and body composition of competitive swimmersJ Nutr
  12. Mendez-Villanueva A, et alThe recovery of repeated-sprint exercise is associated with PCr resynthesis, while muscle pH and EMG amplitude remain depressedPLoS One. (2012)

ENERGY SPORT/ENERGY SPORT ZERO

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Energy Drink

ENERGY SPORT SUMMARY:

MusclePharm Energy Sport is backed by real science – clinically-proven, performance-enhancing ingredients delivering a critical advantage for athletes of all types.

ENERGY SPORT BENEFITS:
  • Enhances energy
  • Increases endurance and stamina
  • Improves reaction time and focus
  • Delays fatigue
  • Clinincally proven, performance enhacing ingredients
  • Zero calories, zero sugar, zero carbs (Energy Sport Zero only)
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING ENERGY SPORT:

Those interested in a performance-enhancing energy drink to use in the gym, on the field, or on the go.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN ENERGY SPORT:

Green tea extract, ginseng, and guarana:

These key ingredients in Energy Sport provide 120mg of caffeine from natural sources. Clinical trials confirm that caffeine can improve endurance, strength, and focus while delaying fatigue[1]

B-vitamin complex & Taurine:

Promotes mental focus, supports energy levels and has antioxidant properties.  B-Vitamins help convert our food into fuel, allowing us to stay energized throughout the day while Taurine may aid mental performance.[2-4]

Carnosyn beta-alanine:

Beta-alanine helps to delay fatigue (buffer lactic acid in muscles) and increase physical performance. Beta-alanine can aid lean mass gain.[5-11]

REFERENCES:
  1. Erica R Goldstein, Tim Ziegenfuss, Doug Kalman, Richard Kreider, Bill Campbell,Colin Wilborn, Lem Taylor, Darryn Willoughby, Jeff Stout, B Sue Graves, Robert Wildman, John L Ivy, Marie Spano, Abbie E Smith and Jose Antonio: International society of sports nutrition position stand: caffeine and performance
  2. Ra, S. G., Miyazaki, T., Ishikura, K., Nagayama, H., Suzuki, T., Maeda, S: Additional effects of taurine on the benefits of BCAA intake for the delayed-onset muscle soreness and muscle damage induced by high-intensity eccentric exercise. Adv Exp Med Biol, 776, 179-187. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6093-0_18
  3. Beyranvand MR, et alEffect of taurine supplementation on exercise capacity of patients with heart failureJ Cardiol. (2011)
  4. Balshaw TG, et alThe effect of acute taurine ingestion on 3-km running performance in trained middle-distance runnersAmino Acids. (2012)
  5. Abe H: Role of histidine-related compounds as intracellular proton buffering constituents in vertebrate muscleBiochemistry (Mosc). (2000)
  6. Walter AA, et alSix weeks of high-intensity interval training with and without beta-alanine supplementation for improving cardiovascular fitness in womenJ Strength Cond Res. (2010)
  7. Spradley BDCrowley KRTai CYKendall KLFukuda DHEsposito ENMoon SEMoon JR: Ingesting a pre-workout supplement containing caffeine, B-vitamins, amino acids, creatine, and beta-alanine before exercise delays
  8. fatigue while improving reaction time and muscular endurance.Nutr Metab (Lond). 2012 Mar 30;9:28
  9. Kristina L. Kendall, Jordan R. Moon, Ciaran M. Fairman, Brandon D. Spradley, Chih-Yin Tai,  Paul H. Falcone, Laura R. Carson, Matt M. Mosman, Jordan M. Joy, Michael P. Kim, Eric R. Serrano, and Enrico N. Esposito: Ingesting a pre-workout supplement containing caffeine, creatine, beta-alanine, amino acids, and B-vitamins for 28 days is both safe and efficacious in recreationally active men. Nutrition Research.  
  10. Hoffman, et al: Beta-Alanine supplementation improves tactical performance but not cognitive function in combat soilders. Journal of International Society of Sports Nutrition
  11. Kern BD, Robinson TL. Effects of β-alanine supplementation on performance and body composition in collegiate wrestlers and football playersJ Strength Cond Res. (2011)

WHEY DIESEL

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Protein, Pre Workout, Post Workout

SERIES:

Hardcore Series

WHEY DIESEL SUMMARY:

Whey Diesel is the optimum balance of 25g whey isolate and whey concentrate.  Along with these critical staples for muscle growth, 5g of glutamine was added to speed recovery from intense training sessions.

WHEY DIESEL BENEFITS:
  • No proprietary blends
  • 15 grams of whey isolate
  • 10 grams of whey concentrate
  • 5 grams of glutamine
  • Boosts strength, adds size, and improves recovery
  • Low carbs
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING WHEY DIESEL:

Individuals or athletes who want the highest quality, fastest digesting protein sources that can contribute to muscle repair, growth, and recovery.  Those with higher protein requirements (i.e. body builders) who cannot consume enough protein from their regular diet may also benefit from Whey Diesel.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN WHEY DIESEL:
Whey Protein Isolate:

Whey protein isolates digest and absorb rapidly and are, gram for gram, the purest form of protein (90-98% pure protein).[1,2]

Whey Protein Concentrate:

Whey protein concentrate is the most common form of whey protein, a byproduct of cheese production.  Whey protein concentrate is the closest to whole food compared to other forms of protein and is 75-85% pure.[3]

Glutamine:

L-Glutamine has been found to support a healthy immune systems. Some suggest L-Glutamine helps with recovery.[4]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Mix one scoop of Whey Diesel in 8-10 oz. of water and drink immediately before and/or after your workout.  Consume 1-3 times daily.  To increase your protein intake per serving and achieve a delicious milkshake taste, use skim or low fat mil

REFERENCES:
  1. Chale, A., Cloutier, G. J., Hau, C., Phillips, E. M., Dallal, G. E., & Fielding, R. A. (2013). Efficacy of whey protein supplementation on resistance exercise-induced changes in lean mass, muscle strength, and physical function in mobility-limited older adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci, 68(6), 682-690. doi: 10.1093/gerona/gls221
  2. Betts, J. A., Stokes, K. A., Toone, R. J., & Williams, C. (2013). Growth-hormone responses to consecutive exercise bouts with ingestion of carbohydrate plus protein. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab, 23(3), 259-270.
  3. Smith-Ryan, Abbie E., and Antonio, Jose: Sports Nutrition & Performance Enhancing Supplements.Ronkonkoma, NY: Linus Learning; 2013:35.
  4. Glutamine: University of Maryland Medical Center. 2011-05-24.

GAINZ

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Post-Workout

SERIES:

Hardcore Series

GAINZ SUMMARY:

This isn’t your average post-workout muscle builder. This is the most advanced, harder-hitting and packed with the best ingredients—“best” meaning no BS proprietary blends. Post-Workout Gainz ™ is the answer to getting through those grueling workouts, fueling recovery and building muscle.

GAINZ BENEFITS:
  • No proprietary blends
  • 6 grams of BCAAs                                                      
  • 2 grams of Carnosyn Beta-Alanine
  • 2 grams of creatine HCL
  • Improves recovery and builds muscle
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING GAINZ:

Individuals who are looking for a post workout supplement that addresses all areas of muscle refueling and recovery.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN GAINZ:
Beta-Alanine (Carnosyn):

Beta-alanine helps to delay fatigue (buffer lactic acid in muscles) and increase physical performance. Beta-alanine can aid lean mass gain.[1,2]

Creatine HCL:

A form of creatine that dissolves easier than creatine monohydrate.  This may lead to better absorption and lower dosages.  Creatine is the most effective and researched supplement today which has been shown to increase strength, power, lean mass, and performance.[3,4,5]

Glutamine:

Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in the body.  Glutamine is effective at replenishing energy for muscles (glycogen) after exhaustive exercise which may lead to quicker recovery.[6]

BCAAs (L-Leucine, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine):

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) can promote muscle repair (muscle protein synthesis) and increase muscle growth over time. It can also be used to prevent fatigue in novice athletes.[7,8]

BioPerine Black Pepper:

BioPerine significantly enhances the bioavailability of various supplement nutrients through increased absorption.[9]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Mix 1 scoop of post-workout Gainz in 10-12 oz. of water and drink immediately post workout.

REFERENCES:
  1. Abe H: Role of histidine-related compounds as intracellular proton buffering constituents in vertebrate muscleBiochemistry (Mosc). (2000)
  2. Walter AA, et alSix weeks of high-intensity interval training with and without beta-alanine supplementation for improving cardiovascular fitness in womenJ Strength Cond Res. (2010)
  3. Greenhaff PL, et al: Effect of oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle phosphocreatine resynthesisAm J Physiol. (1994)
  4. Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN: Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysisJ Fam Pract. (2002)
  5. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis and Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise
  6. Bowtell JL, et al: Effect of oral glutamine on whole body carbohydrate storage during recovery from exhaustive exerciseJ Appl Physiol. (1999)
  7. Blomstrand E, et al: Influence of ingesting a solution of branched-chain amino acids on perceived exertion during exerciseActa Physiol Scand. (1997)
  8. Blomstrand E, et alBranched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exerciseJ Nutr. (2006)
  9. Johnson JJ, et al. Enhancing the bioavailability of resveratrol by combining it with piperine. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2011; 55(8):1169-76.

WRECKAGE

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Pre-Workout

SERIES:

Hardcore Series

WRECKAGE SUMMARY:

Pre-workout Wreckage is the most advanced, most hard-hitting pre-workout and is packed with only the best ingredients. No proprietary blends.  Wreckage allows you to push the limits that would break the average person.

WRECKAGE BENEFITS:
  • No proprietary blends
  • 6 grams of citrulline malate                                                  
  • 4 grams of L-leucine
  • 3 grams of D-aspartic acid
  • Increases energy, focus, and muscular pumps
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING WRECKAGE:

Individuals who are looking for a pre-workout supplement that will increase energy, focus, and strength while providing key ingredients to delay fatigue and promote recovery.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN WRECKAGE:

Leucine:

Leucine is one of the essential amino acids that helps induce muscle growth. Leucine has the capacity to stimulate muscle growth (protein synthesis) and has been suggested to slow muscle damage after intense training.[1,2]

Citrulline Malate:

Citrulline malate which may help replenish energy and fuel ongoing muscular contractions for more intense training sessions.[3]

D-Aspartic Acid

D-Aspartic Acid (DAA) may help raise and optimize natural testosterone levels.[4]

Caffeine Anhydrous

Caffeine anhydrous is a powerful stimulant, and it can be used to improve physical strength and endurance.[5]

Beta-Alanine (Carnosyn):

Beta-alanine helps to delay fatigue (buffer lactic acid in muscles) and increase physical performance. Beta-alanine can aid lean mass gain.[6,7]

Creatine HCL:

A form of creatine that dissolves easier than creatine monohydrate.  This may lead to better absorption and lower dosages.  Creatine is the most effective and researched supplement today which has been shown to increase strength, power, lean mass, and performance.[8,9,10] 

BioPerine Black Pepper:

BioPerine significantly enhances the bioavailability of various supplement nutrients through increased absorption.[11]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Mix 1 scoop of pre-workout Wreckage in 12-14 oz. of water 20-30 minutes before training

REFERENCES:
  1. Rosenthal, et al: Metabolic fate of leucine: A significant sterol precursor in adipose tissue and muscle. American Journal of Physiology Vol. 226, No. 2, p. 411-418.
  2. L. Combaret, et al: Human Nutrition Research Centre of Clermont-Ferrand: A leucine-supplemented diet restores the defective postprandial inhibition of proteasome-dependent proteolysis in aged rat skeletal muscle. Journal of Physiology Volume 569, issue 2, p. 489-499.
  3. Pérez-Guisado J, Jakeman PM: Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1215-22.
  4. Topo E, et alThe role and molecular mechanism of D-aspartic acid in the release and synthesis of LH and testosterone in humans and ratsReprod Biol Endocrinol. (2009)
  5. Erica R Goldstein, Tim Ziegenfuss, Doug Kalman, Richard Kreider, Bill Campbell,Colin Wilborn, Lem Taylor, Darryn Willoughby, Jeff Stout, B Sue Graves, Robert Wildman, John L Ivy, Marie Spano, Abbie E Smith and Jose Antonio:International society of sports nutrition position stand: caffeine and performance
  6. Abe H: Role of histidine-related compounds as intracellular proton buffering constituents in vertebrate muscleBiochemistry (Mosc). (2000)
  7. Walter AA, et alSix weeks of high-intensity interval training with and without beta-alanine supplementation for improving cardiovascular fitness in womenJ Strength Cond Res. (2010)
  8. Greenhaff PL, et al: Effect of oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle phosphocreatine resynthesisAm J Physiol. (1994)
  9. Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN: Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysisJ Fam Pract. (2002)
  10. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis and Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise
  11. Johnson JJ, et al. Enhancing the bioavailability of resveratrol by combining it with piperine. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2011; 55(8):1169-76.

 

ASSAULT BLACK

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Pre-Workout

SERIES:

Black Label

ASSAULT BLACK SUMMARY:

Assault Black’s all-in-one pre-workout formula is loaded with the most advanced ingredients and built on real science. It’s time to boost your workouts and fuel your grind on the field and in the gym or ring—best of all, Assault Black has NO Proprietary blends. This is a game changer for athletes. It will allow you to push the limits further than ever before.

ASSAULT BLACK BENEFITS:
  • No proprietary blends
  • 3 grams of citrulline malate
  • 2 grams of beta-alanine
  • 750mg of Agmatine sulfate
  • Increases energy, focus, strength, and muscular pumps
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING ASSAULT BLACK:

Individuals who are looking for a pre-workout supplement without proprietary blends that will increase energy, focus, and strength while providing key ingredients to delay fatigue and promote recovery.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN ASSAULT BLACK:
BCAAs (L-Leucine, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine):

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) can promote muscle repair (muscle protein synthesis) and increase muscle growth over time. It can also be used to prevent fatigue in novice athletes.[1,2]

Citrulline Malate:

Citrulline malate may help replenish energy and fuel ongoing muscular contractions for more intense training sessions.[3]

Agmatine Sulfate:

Agmatine stimulates many processes that are essential during a hard training session for optimal vasodilation (pump) and energy.[4]

Caffeine Anhydrous:

Caffeine anhydrous is a powerful stimulant, and it can be used to improve physical strength and endurance.[5]

Beta-Alanine (Carnosyn):

Beta-alanine helps to delay fatigue (buffer lactic acid in muscles) and increase physical performance. Beta-alanine can aid lean mass gain.[6,7]

Creatine HCL:

A form of creatine that dissolves easier than creatine monohydrate.  This may lead to better absorption and lower dosages.  Creatine is the most effective and researched supplement today which has been shown to increase strength, power, lean mass, and performance.[8,9,10]

elevATP:

elevATP is a clinically researched ingredient that works with our natural energy-producing mechanisms to stimulate production of ATP (the energy currency of the body).[11]

BioPerine Black Pepper:

BioPerine significantly enhances the bioavailability of various supplement nutrients through increased absorption.[12]

PRODUCT USAGE:

Mix 1 scoop of Assault Black in 12-16 oz. of water and consume 20-30 minutes before training.

REFERENCES:
  1. Blomstrand E, et al: Influence of ingesting a solution of branched-chain amino acids on perceived exertion during exerciseActa Physiol Scand. (1997)
  2. Blomstrand E, et alBranched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exerciseJ Nutr. (2006)
  3. Pérez-Guisado J, Jakeman PM: Citrulline malate enhances athletic anaerobic performance and relieves muscle soreness. J Strength Cond Res. 2010 May;24(5):1215-22.
  4. Gao, Y., B. Gumusel, et al. (1995). “Agmatine: a novel endogenous vasodilator substance.” Life Sci 57(8): PL83-86.
  5. Erica R Goldstein, Tim Ziegenfuss, Doug Kalman, Richard Kreider, Bill Campbell,Colin Wilborn, Lem Taylor, Darryn Willoughby, Jeff Stout, B Sue Graves, Robert Wildman, John L Ivy, Marie Spano, Abbie E Smith and Jose Antonio: International society of sports nutrition position stand: caffeine and performance
  6. Abe H: Role of histidine-related compounds as intracellular proton buffering constituents in vertebrate muscleBiochemistry (Mosc). (2000)
  7. Walter AA, et alSix weeks of high-intensity interval training with and without beta-alanine supplementation for improving cardiovascular fitness in womenJ Strength Cond Res. (2010)
  8. Greenhaff PL, et al: Effect of oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle phosphocreatine resynthesisAm J Physiol. (1994)
  9. Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN: Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysisJ Fam Pract. (2002)
  10. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis and Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise
  11. Reyes-Izquierdo, T., et al. “The effect of elevATP™ on whole blood ATP levels: a single dose, crossover clinical study.” J. Aging Res. Clin. Practice 3.1 (2014): 56-60.
  12. Johnson JJ, et al. Enhancing the bioavailability of resveratrol by combining it with piperine. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2011; 55(8):1169-76.

CREATINE BLACK

PRODUCT CATEGORY:

Pre-Workout, Post-Workout

SERIES:

Black Label

CREATINE BLACK SUMMARY:

This is next-level muscle and strength building Creatine Black. This all-in-one formula is loaded with the most advanced ingredients and built on real science to boost your workouts and fuel recovery. Take your performance to the next level. This game-changing creatine increases athletes’ ATP energy, strength and muscle growth, and helps generate greater power.

CREATINE BLACK BENEFITS:
  • No proprietary blends
  • 5 grams of creatine                                                   
  • 500mg of arginine
  • 50mg of Niagen NAD+
  • Aids strength and power, muscular endurance, muscle growth, and recovery
WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM TAKING CREATINE BLACK:

Those who want a non-proprietary blend creatine supplement that increases strength, power, and lean mass while deriving the additional benefits of enhancing mitochondrial health and blood flow from NAD+ and arginine.

KEY INGREDIENTS IN CREATINE BLACK:
Creatine HCL:

A form of creatine that dissolves easier than creatine monohydrate.  This may lead to better absorption and lower dosages.  Creatine is the most effective and researched supplement today which has been shown to increase strength, power, lean mass, and performance.[1,2,3]

Creatine Monohydrate:

Creatine monohydrate is the purest form of creatine and serves as an immediate reserve for energy (ATP) during exercise.  It also supports an increased training capacity and muscle mass.{4}

BioPerine Black Pepper:

BioPerine significantly enhances the bioavailability of various supplement nutrients through increased absorption.[5]

Arginine:

L-Arginine supports blood flow to and from muscles. L-Arginine also triggers the body to make protein and has been studied for potential applications in healing wounds, bodybuilding, and preventing tissue wasting in people with critical illnesses.[6]

Niagen NAD+:

Niagen maintains and enhances mitochondrial health by boosting NAD+ levels and inducing creation of new mitochondria.

PRODUCT USAGE:

Mix 1 scoop of Creatine Black in 8-10oz. of water, juice or your favorite protein beverage and consume before, during, or after training.

REFERENCES:
  1. Greenhaff PL, et al: Effect of oral creatine supplementation on skeletal muscle phosphocreatine resynthesisAm J Physiol. (1994)
  2. Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN: Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysisJ Fam Pract. (2002)
  3. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis and Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise
  4. Thomas W Buford, Richard B Kreider, Jeffrey R Stout, Mike Greenwood, Bill Campbell, Marie Spano, Tim Ziegenfuss, Hector Lopez, Jamie Landis, Jose Antonio: International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: creatine supplementation and exercise. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 2007, 4:6 (30 August 2007).
  5. Johnson JJ, et al. Enhancing the bioavailability of resveratrol by combining it with piperine. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2011; 55(8):1169-76.
  6. Hamel FG, Upward JL, Siford GL, Duckworth WC. Inhibition of proteasome activity by selected amino acids. Metabolism. 2003; 52(7):810–814.