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Supplement Review: Part Two – Stack Test Booster & Fat Burner – Shredz Fat Burner and Alpha Testosterone (formally Shredz and Diezel)

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Fat Burner (Formally Shredz same as the company name)

The three things that piss you off the most: the missing left sock, not seeing abs, and those love handles. Now we’re not your momma, so we’re not going to do your laundry for you… however, we might just be able to help you get rid of those love handles and progress towards seeing some abdominal muscles with your supply of SHREDZ® Fat Burner

BURN FAT
STAY FOCUSED

SHREDZ® Fat Burner is A gluten-free thermogenic with naturally found ingredients that deliver clean energy, intense mental focus, and helps you get ripped and lean.

Ingredients like Vitamin B5, Green Tea Extract and Cayenne Pepper Extract help raise the body’s internal temperature to burn fat at a constant rate and provide benefits like:

Melt Fat
Get Lean
Clean Energy
No Jitters
Increased focus

EACH BOTTLE OF SHREDZ® FAT BURNER CONTAINS SIXTY (60) CAPSULES OF OUR PROPRIETARY FAT BURNING FORMULA MADE SPECIFICALLY TO CREATE RESULTS.

SHREDZ® Fat Burner uses the best ingredients on the market today and combines them to formulate capsules that are second to none. The thermogenic effects may help you burn fat like you’ve never experienced before.

Featured ingredients and how they may help your fitness journey:

Yohimbine- Increases your metabolism and will burn fat throughout the day
Theombromine – Increases Alertness, mood enhancing, energy boost, reduces water bloating
Gugglesterones – Activates lipolytic enzymes and increases T3 levels. Increasing t3 levels speeds up metabolism and aids in fat loss
Green Tea Extract – Boosts metabolism, stabilizes blood sugar levels
Acetyl L-Carnitine – Natural energy, burns fat, improves heart and brain function

SHREDZ® Fat Burner

If you workout in the AM
Take one (1) capsule pre-workout with breakfast followed by one (1) capsule in the afternoon

If you workout in the PM
Take one (1) capsule with breakfast followed by one (1) capsule pre-workout

Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30

Choline (Choline Bitartrate) – 100mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) – 20mg

SHREDZ® Proprietary Blend – 974mg
Caffeine Anhydrous, Cocoa (Theobroma cacao) (Bean) Extracted for Theobromine, Cayenne Pepper (Capsicum annum) (fruit), Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) (Leaf) >98% Polyphenols, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Acetyl-L-Carntine, Yohimbe Extract (Pausinystalia) (Bark), Guggul Lipid Extract (Commiphora mukul) (Gum), Dendronium (Dendronium nobile) (stem), Higenamine HCl, Synephrine HCl

Alpha Testosterone (Formally Diezel)
What exactly does this testosterone supplement do for you? Fair question. It helps boost natural testosterone levels to that make you an animal in the gym, the man you need to be from 9 to 5 and be the man she wants you to be after hours. Any questions? Didn’t think so.

BOOST NATURAL TEST LEVELS
STRENGTH GAINS

SHREDZ® TESTOSTERONE is gluten-free testosterone booster with naturally found ingredients that works with your body’s composition to use more of the testosterone you naturally produce. It is specially designed to deliver increased strength, build lean muscle mass, and increase your sex drive.

Ingredients like Maca Root and Velvet Bean Extract promote an increase in your natural testosterone, which provides benefits like:

Strength Gains
Increased Muscularity
Heightened Libido
Stamina Increase

EACH BOTTLE OF SHREDZ® Testosterone CONTAINS NINETY (90) CAPSULES OF THE STUFF REAL MEN ARE MADE OF.

SHREDZ® TESTOSTERONE uses five (5) ingredients in a formula that will raise your test levels and help you reach the ultimate goal of becoming the ALPHA MALE! Increased testosterone in males has been proven to increase lean mass, increase libido, and make them stronger. SHREDZ Testosterone uses innovative ingredients like Eurycoma Longifolia, and Anacyclus Pyrethrum. These aren’t every day ingredients and are definitely not easy to get your hands on. Compared to common testosterone boosters of the past like Tribulus, these ingredients are extremely rare.

Featured ingredients and how they may help your fitness journey:

Anacyclus Pyrethum – boosts the synthesis of testosterone and sperm cells in the testes, and as anti-estrogen properties.
Long Jack – rare herb found in Indonesia raises body’s levels of free testosterone naturally.
Fenugreek – Recently, fenugreek has found its way into bodybuilding supplements as testosterone enhancer. Because of it’s effect on blood sugar levels it could be useful as a cutting supplement used to lower blood sugar and insulin spikes
Velvet Bean Extract – has been well documented in its ability to increase testosterone and stimulate growth hormone

SHREDZ® Testosterone

Take one (1) capsule three (3) times daily spaced evenly. Morning, Afternoon, and Evening

Serving Size: 3 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30

Zinc – 29.6mg

SHREDZ® Proprietary Testosterone Complex – 1915mg
Anacyclus Pyrethrum, Eurycoma (Long Jack Root) 100:1, Fenugreek 50%, Maca Root, Velvet Bean Extract
-Shredz.com

Ok first off lets start with Shredz genericizing themselves! WTF is your marketing team thinking of!

Lets have a typical gym conversation and ill show you:

Hey bro guess what? What? I’m starting a new fat burner tomorrow. Oh yeah what’s it called? Fat burner. Oh yeah who makes it? Shredz. Oh cool!

Now lets have the same conversation prior to this stupid move by Shredz!

Hey Bro guess what? I’m starting Shredz tomorrow? Nice tell me how it works!

Ok lets do the same thing for test booster!

Hey bro guess what? What? I’m starting a new test booster tomorrow. Oh yeah what’s it called? Test booster. Oh yeah who makes it? Shredz. Oh cool!

Hey Bro guess what? I’m starting Diezel tomorrow? Nice tell me how it works!

By genericizing (to make generic) you loose your branding causing your customers to ask more questions and wonder if your product is worth the money!

I would go back to Shredz and Diezel immediately!

I asked the rep and he said the formulas haven’t changed at all, just the name and packaging!

Go back!!!

I do like that the products are different color unlike Royal’s Royal Snafu!

I started the stack this morning and all is well! No jitters, plenty of energy and no nausea!

Of course the real test is after the second dose. Will it be too powerful? Will it be just right! Will I be able to sleep?

All those and more will be answered to come!

Stay tuned!

**Update** May 12th 2014
I took the second dose yesterday and no ill effects! It was great plenty of energy, no jitters.

**Update** May 15th 2014
Horrible day today, a lot of stress! And my blood pressure was still good, I’m feeling great! Lots of energy and no jitters! Will it last the month? Will I lose weight? Will I gain muscle or at least maintain muscle on a cut? Will Shredz rule them all?

Stay tuned!

**Update** May 19th 2014
Had to take a physical today and couldn’t take Shredz, didn’t want to spike EKG or Blood Pressure!

I started May 11th and it’s May 19th hasn’t been long at all! And I got the worst caffeine withdrawal headache in a long time!!!! It’s only been a few days! The headache was as bad as multiple months of Monster Energy Drink!

That’s crazy!

**Update** May 30th 2014
I really like what I am seeing! More definition and vascularity in my arms, not so much in my abs, still working on that. I have seen a reduction due to this and my Ab Carver Pro!

**Update** June 12th 2014
Coming to the end of my Shredz stack. I put on a considerable amount of muscle and lost some weight. I really enjoyed the stack! It gave me plenty of energy with no crash. Would I buy it again? Yes!


Supplement Review: Part Two – Stack Test Booster & Fat Burner – Royal Sport Ltd. Burn and Test

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The Makers of Cellucor Launch “Royal Sport LTD” Exclusively at GNC Franchise Stores Nationwide

Makers of the award winning sports nutrition brand, Cellucor, and the electrifying supplement brand, Neon Sport, launch Royal Sport LTD, a premium line of products exclusive to GNC Franchises.

We consulted with storeowners heavily during the development of this line and are really proud to launch this special collaboration.
New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013

The year 2013 continues to be a year of major releases for the team behind the ultra-popular, innovative supplement brand, Cellucor. Fresh off the highly anticipated launch of Neon Sport, an electrifying, in-your-face-energy brand of supplements, the team is at it again with Royal Sport LTD, a new, premium line of products launching exclusively at GNC Franchise locations this past month.
“We’re really excited about Royal Sport LTD,” stated Vice President Hagen Panton.“We [Cellucor] started on the shelves of GNC Franchise stores. We are forever grateful for the support of those storeowners who got behind us in the very beginning; their support is why Cellucor is a leading brand today. Royal Sport LTD is our way of giving back to the great GNC Franchise stores. We consulted with storeowners heavily during the development of this line and are really proud to launch this special collaboration.”
To drive home the top-shelf feel, Royal Sport LTD features premium purple soft touch canisters and a vintage, sport-inspired label that’s a first in the dietary supplement industry.

Royal Sport LTD debuted this past month with an outstanding, initial 4-product lineup:

Royal Sport Siege™ utilizes the “royal trifecta” of caffeine, synephrine and rauwolfia to deliver a high-energy pre-workout unlike anything else on the shelf. Siege is one of the only pre-workouts in the store to contain ZERO Creatine and ZERO Beta-Alanine making it an ultra-versatile product that delivers results without the tingles.*

Royal Sport Charge™ is a 3-tiered intra-workout/recovery sports drink. Charge combines BCAA’s, SAA’s, and an Electrolyte and Glutamine-based recovery complex with an unmatched flavor system to deliver an amino product fit for a king.*

Royal Test™ is a breakthrough, tribulus-free testosterone product that features a premier combination of Maca, Ursolic Acid, Horny Goat Weed and Androstenolone as well as DIM, Saw Palmetto and Pygeum to reduce estrogen and DHT.*

Royal Sport Burn™ is a yohimbe-free thermogenic that combines a potent energy & metabolism matrix with an effective toning blend to deliver high energy fat-burning ingredients. Burn also includes compounds that are proven to help boost a customer’s mood to take the edge off dieting.*

“We are most excited to deliver hot new product options to supplement fans everywhere, which we will continue to do in Cellucor, in Neon Sport, and now in Royal Sport,” stated Vice President of Marketing Daniel Lourenco. “We’ve taken the time to do this right, we’ve invested heavily in unique ingredients and formulas, we’ve taken the time to make this truly special. I think our fans will instantly be able to see and appreciate the differences between Cellucor C4 Extreme (innovative pre-workout with NO3), Neon Sport Volt (high stimulant, all out sensory assault), and Royal Sport Siege (creatine-free, beta-alanine free pre-workout).

There’s a unique customer and unique place in the market for each and we’re excited to be the guys that can begin to cater to everyone with a diverse portfolio of product options.”

Royal Sport LTD is a new, premium sports nutrition brand exclusively available at GNC Franchise store locations and GNC.com.
-prweb.com

I do have to say the premium soft touch containers and labeling is incredible! And eye catching! I do love it!

However; upon opening both bottles I have found a fatal flaw! Cellucor pay attention!!! You didn’t differentiate between the pills! They are all white!

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That’s Burn!

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That’s Test! WTF! If they get mixed up your day is ruined! And in my case I have a pill case that I out 3 days of pills in, so 3 days are ruined! If I take a couple extra Test pills big deal! But if I take a Burn the last thing before bed that’s the worst imaginable nightmare possible! 3 days of no sleep or 3 days of pills in the garbage! You need to color the pills ASAP! Have Test be a Black capsule and Burn be a red or white capsule just like the labels! Test has a black label and Burn has a white label see pics above. When you add a new product to the line color it a different color!

I would expect this from a new company, just starting out; but not from a supplement giant as Cellucor!

You need to change this ASAP!!

Other than that everything looks really cool! Now; how do they work?

Stay tuned!!

2 days, plenty of energy, but twice I took the first dose on an empty stomach and I was nauseous. I have a cast iron stomach! I eat hot sauce you need a waiver for! Remember my Ghost pepper post and my hot sauce post? So; if it’s affecting me like that you better be careful and take on a full stomach.

**Update** March 19th 2014
I have been waiting 20-30min after eating and it has been working! No pain. Also; I like the 2xs a day dosing it gives me steady energy, but not as much as when I took B4 twice a day. That was perfect! I was ready to tear up the gym!

So far, I am liking it!

**Update** March 21st 2014
Just had my blood pressure checked after taking the burn and it was low at 110/74 so this stuff isn’t bad at all

**Update** March 31st 2014
I am seeing more muscle and more vascularity. I like their test booster! However; my stomach loss wasn’t as great as it was with the BPI Sports B4. I think, so far it doesn’t come close to Cellucor’s 2013 Stack of the Year winning stack of: T7, Super HD & CLK!

I would love to do: Super HD, CLK & P6 Extreme Black. I think that would win this Years Stack of the Year!

But, we still have Part 3: Shredz: Fat Burner and Test Booster (Formally Shredz & Diezel)

Stay tuned for the conclusion of Royal Sport LTD!

**Update** May 10th 2014
Conclusion: I did not like the stack! I saw little results, it did maintain, but no significant loss was seen. It did help with muscle loss on a low carb diet and helped maintain my weight when my diet wasn’t spot on. Overall it looks like Last years Winner Cellucor might win again this Year! As Part One’s BPI was good, but not Amazing. Their Test Booster however; out performed Royal Sport while B4 fell at Royal Burn’s feet! Now off to Part 3: Shredz!

If the Cellucor Stack added Royal Sport Test, then it may be the be all end all Stack of the Gods! However; Cellucor brought back P6 Black!

Will a stack of P6 Black, Super HD and CLK rule the Universe?

Stay Tuned! Look out for Part 3: Shredz and Part 4: 360 Cut!


Supplement Review: Best BCAA by BPI Sports – peptide linked branched chain amino acids

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Muscle Building* †
Fat Loss Properties* †
Mind/Muscle Connection* †
BPI SPORTS BEST BCAA™ is not your typical, run-of-the-mill, same as everyone else, outdated BCAA product. Not even close. This formula is the first to bond the three branched chain amino acids – leucine, isoleucine and valine – utilizing a proprietary process route, to form oligopeptides (a bonded chain of amino acids; for example, a peptide linked chain). The oligopeptide-based branched chain amino acids may act as a better transport vehicle, allowing for more efficient metabolization, greater bio-activity, enhanced onset time, and a generally improved BCAA model. And, the scientific minds at BPI Sports didn’t stop here … for maximum potential benefit, the oligopeptide branched chain amino acids in BEST BCAA™ are delivered via complex bio-active Oligopeptide-Enzymatic Technology™. In addition, this unique and unrivaled product also incorporates CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) and Agmatine Sulfate. The scientific literature suggests CLA and Agmatine have properties that could enhance lean muscle-building programs regarding the preservation of lean muscle and fat loss.

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bpisports.net

Mixability: 8/10 due to minor foaming
Taste: 7/10 blue raspberry tastes crappy
Ingredient profile: 9/10 most BCAAS aren’t just BCAAS they always add other stuff to set themselves apart. A CLA blend is great to help keep you lean, and I love Agmatine Sulfate for preworkout.

Being 250lbs most supplements don’t work the same at the dosages listed. So adding one scoop of best BCAAS to my preworkout gives the the added Agmatine Sulfate to be a monster in the gym! Even on low carb days.

I woke up really sore from the weekend. I took a scoop of best BCAA’s instead of taking Aleve and I have to say I’m feeling pretty good.

**Update** February 12th 2014
I mixed this blue BCAA with my Pink Preworkout and it made a veggie green drink lol but no veggies in it lol
oh btw it tasted pretty good…


Supplement Review: Part One – Stack Test Booster & Fat Burner – BPI Sports A-HD & B4 *

Supplement Review: Part One – Stack Test Booster & Fat Burner – BPI Sports

A-HD & B4

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Androgenic / Anti-Estrogenic* †
Testosterone Support* †
A-HD™ along with the proper diet and exercise program, is designed to promote a Shredded, Harder, More Dry Looking Physique by supporting Healthy Free Testosterone Levels while minimizing Estrogens.

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Bottle: 28
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Niacin (as nicotinic acid) 25mg 125%
A-HD™ Proprietary Blend 250mg
Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) (seed) **
Flax (Linum usitatissimum) (seed) **
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) (root) **
Phytochemical Complex Blend 30mg
Indian padauk (Pterocarpus marsupium – pterostilbene) (heartwood) **
Turmeric (Curcuma longa – curcumin) (rhizome/root) **
Cardoon (Cynara cardunculus – Luteolin) (leaf) **
Propolis (Caffeic acid phenethyl ester) **
† Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose, silica, Capsicum annuum (fruit), cellulose (as ethyl cellulose), Oryza sativa (wax), magnesium stearate, stearic acid, FD&C Blue No.1, and titanium dioxide.

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The Once Daily Fat Burner
Information Supplement Facts Usage/Warnings
A monumental, harcore pre-workout supplement to help enhance performance, training, and help you to lose weight – FAST!* †
Adipose Tissue Regulator* †
CNS Stimulant* †
Dopamine Modulator* †
B4™, the newest breakthrough from BPI SPORTS, is unlike any Pre-Workout or Diet Pill that you’ve ever seen! This is the most exclusive high-end sports performance and weight loss product available anywhere. Every component of this formula was carefully developed utilizing the absolute highest standards and the most cutting-edge non-commercialized ingredients available anywhere in the world.
A monumental, hardcore pre-workout supplement that is formulated to help enhance performance, training, and help you to lose weight – FAST!* †

Serving Size: 1 Capsule
Servings Per Bottle: 30
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Niacin (as nicotinic acid) 30mg 150%
PRE-WORKOUT & FAT BURNING SUPER BLEND (Proprietary Blend) 680mg
Caffeine (as caffeine anhydrous) **
Dendrobium (Dendrobium nobile) (stem) (as DendroMAXâ„¢ Extract, concentrated for total Alkaloids content) **
Sword bean (Canavalia gladiata) (seed) **
Psoralea (Psoralea corylifolia) (seed) **
Japanese sophora (Sophora japonica) (leaf) (Quercetin) **
Red wine concentrate **
Yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe) (bark) **
† Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients: Gelatin, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, stearic acid, silicon dioxide, candurin silver fine, and FD&C Blue No. 1.
bpisports.net

This is going to be an interesting stack. The B4 says take before workout. Not first thing in morning. Will it be enough to fuel your day? Will it be too strong to let you sleep if your workout is later in the day. Will taking it later in the day lead to greater fat loss?

This is the first fat burner I have ever taken with directions as such.

**Update** February 11th 2014
Took the pills yesterday, no jittery but I was up till 4am… Was it coincidence or could I not sleep idk lets find out tonight!

**Update** February 14th 2014
I have been taking since the 10th and I do not have a problem sleeping, actually for once I’m sleeping almost the entire night I have been waking up and hr early and refreshed. Today however; I couldn’t finish my workout, I had to have a Bang energy drink before my last cardio session. That was mostly due to the 2nd low carb day on my current carb cycling diet. Can’t wait for tomorrow and Sunday! Carb days!

Down 3lbs in a week and a half on this! I am happy with the performance, but I wish it had more morning energy. I believe it needs a morning dose also. I do like the preworkout dose, but it needs 2 pills a day!

**Update** February 18th 2014
I took 2 yesterday and I felt amazing! It wasn’t too strong and I had plenty of energy all day and I tore up The gym! Going back to one today.

**Update** February 27th 2014
I do have to say I am noticing a hardening effect and leaning out. I am getting compliments daily at the gym as well as people asking about my current bodyfat percentage.

I do have to add that on my carb cycling carb days with the use of Vitargo the effect is amplified 3xs! My arms are much fuller and I can feel the difference and the look is much hardened due to the A-HD!

I am down to approximately 245 on the 2nd low carb day (wed & sat morn) and 255 on the 2nd high carb day (Monday morn).

I managed to get my hands on a bottle of A-HD Powder and Solid and I will be stacking them soon to see the difference.

Stay tuned for that review as well as the conclusion of this stack!

**Update** March 13th 2014
I just finished the BPI stack. What can I say? Well; first off the caffeine wasn’t enough to my liking and if you took the one B4 Pill in the morning and B4 the workout it was amazing! They should change the directions to that and you will see much greater results! But doing that they will have to double the amount of pills in the bottle at the same price. Which is what I believe they tried to avoid. By offering a one pill a day formula they give you half the amount of pills for the same price. News flash!! It doesn’t work! However; I continued as they prescribed it. I didn’t lose too much weight, but with the advent of the test booster, I saw a transformation happening. I was getting harder and leaner. I was getting a lot of compliments and my veins began to pop all over my arms.

I was happy with the results. I only wish I had enough pills to use B4 twice a day. I believe I would have gotten CRAZY!!! results if I would be able to take it like that or even a morning dose of Roxylean and B4 before workouts.

I did do a couple super late workouts with B4 before my workout and it didn’t keep me awake at night, so that was nice.

I would do Roxylean in the AM and use B4 before your workout (depending on your tolerance)

I often found myself tired in the morning and it was hard to get out of bed some days. If I had a morning dose I would jump out of bed.

Our next review in the Challenge is Royal Sport’s Burn & Test. They have a massive amount of pills one Burn 2xs a day and two Test 2xs a day. Will the multiple pills provide sustained energy? Will the results be greater? Stay tuned!

I already discovered a design flaw with Royal Sports! Ugh!!