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Product Review: Chipwich Releases New Flavor! Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip!

To make a long story short, these were not good at all! The cookies were rubbery the peanut butter chips didn’t coat the entire outside like the originals and the chocolate ice cream was plain chocolate so I didn’t really taste the peanut butter at all.

Absolutely a failure! I have one of their packaging boxes it’s short and square and the chipwich are standing on their sides like a bookshelf rather than the long skinny box.

Well, on the bottom of the box it has 2 additional flavors. These and birthday cake! I can’t wait to try birthday cake! I just hope it’s not a letdown!

Ps a message for chipwich: try researching before releasing new flavors.

Here I’ll help you!

I would have all of these before birthday cake. This is what America is buying. Also know your demographics the biggest consumer is women. That’s where the butter pecan comes in. That was my mother’s favorite flavor. Also the age group.

” Americans over age 55 eat more ice cream per capita than any other age group, according to a new study on frozen sweets. The average American eats ice cream at home 41 times per year, but the over-55-year-olds eat it an average of 56 times annually.

I think that is a bullshit number however. As a child, I had a bowl everyday for dessert before bed. That would make me have at least 300times a year. Have to subtract the at least 56 times a year I was bad and went to bed without dessert 🤣

I did make them a few suggestions like look at the original recipe and look where you went wrong. Why is the original cookies soft and delicious and these are hard and rubbery. Possibly ditch these cookies and use the original cookies and change the ice cream to chocolate with a peanut butter ripple and use the peanut butter chips for your peanut butter choc chip cookies.

Hopefully they tweaked the recipe before they released it. If they did I can’t wait to try it. If not this will be an utter failure.


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Robert Irvine Fit Crunch Puffs

Coming Soon!


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Promix Protein Puffs

Description

PROMIX Nutrition offers these Unflavored Grass-Fed Whey Isolate Protein Puffs for athletes, coaches, and anyone invested in their health. With the highest standards in whey protein at the most cost effective price, PROMIX is the best choice for adding whey to your diet. BETTER NUTRITION: Our unflavored, unsweetened whey isolate puffs are like nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs let you add that extra kick of protein to your meal with some added crunch and very few calories. Want to sweeten the deal? Try our Chocolate Whey Isolate Protein Puffs! MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why add powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, parfait, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better overall bodybuilding and weight loss results. ALWAYS GRASS FED: For over five years we have partnered with Northern California farms for our high quality year-round supply of whey. Our whey has always been and always will be 100% grass fed, bringing a new standard of quality to the industry for a protein powder you can trust. HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX is constantly raising the bar for quality. We are proud to be Third Party tested as well as corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, and hormone free. Our whey does not contain chemical bleaching or additives of any kind. MORE THAN JUST WHEY: For a powder that dissolves more fully, PROMIX includes 0.75% sunflower lecithin. Sunflower lecithin has been studied for its high levels of phosphatidyl choline (PC), the most important phospholipid in the cell membrane, responsible for synaptic function and cellular signaling. – 14.39oz PROMIX Whey Isolate Protein Puffs – Ingredients: Whey Isolate, Whey Concentrate, Non-GMO Tapioca Starch, Calcium, Less than 1% Non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin – Corn Free, Soy Free, Gluten Free, Hormone Free, Non-GMO – No Chemical Bleaching or Additives

Features & details

  • BETTER NUTRITION: Our chocolate, whey isolate puffs are nutritional gold. With 10g of protein, 0g sugar and only 50 calories per serving, these crunchy puffs provide the optimum combination of ingredients for supplementing your diet
  • MAKES FITNESS FUN: Why use powder when you can add crunch? Mix these fun protein crunchies into your cereal, smoothie bowl, yogurt cup or shake for a boost of energy and better bodybuilding weight loss results for both women and men
  • ALWAYS GRASS-FED: Unlike other whey proteins, our Northern California source farms ensure year-round grass-fed supply. For over five years we have worked with the same farms. PROMIX brings years of true quality you can trust to your whey protein supplements
  • HIGHER TESTING STANDARDS: PROMIX has higher testing standards on whey quality than any other whey protein: Corn free, soy free, gluten free, non GMO, hormone free and no chemical bleaching or additives. Our vital ingredients are all naturals.
  • MORE THAN JUST WHEY: Our whey miracle formula has 0.75% sunflower lecithin for extra nutrition and to make PROMIX easier to mix than any other whey. Add it to a shake, a smoothie bowl, or your homemade protein bars

-promix

*review 4/21/19

DO NOT BUY THESE!!

These are absolute shit!!

1. It says chocolate flavor! But if you read on it says unflavored! Well wtf is it! It’s unflavored these taste like shit! Like an unflavored dog food biscuit! And they are extremely dry! Thank God they offered the trial size! I almost bought the full-size one! Btw the giant bottle pictured above is tiny! It’s this big!

The Puffs aren’t Puffs at all! They are like fish food pellets! And the fish food probably tastes better!

These absolutely lose! However; since they claim to be grass fed protein, they are definitely ahead of the chemical Puffs!!

1. ISO Poofs! That actually taste like apple cinnamon!

2. Promix no taste pellets! I refuse to call them Puffs!

3. Twin Peaks chemical Puffs!

Number 3 is in the garbage and Number 2 is sure to follow!


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! MPA ISO Poofs

MPA Iso Poofs is the perfect snack or cereal for anyone who enjoys satisfying a sweet craving without sabotaging their dieting efforts. In fact, you can conveniently incorporate MPA Iso Poofs into your nutrition plan as it would be a sufficient animal protein or whey protein shake replacement.

I created MPA Iso Poofs to be as low in dietary fat and carbohydrates as possible. I wanted to create something that would be interchangeable with your standard whey protein shakes that people use in diet plans regularly.

Let’s face it, strict dieting to get into amazing shape takes strong discipline, rigid dieting practices, and the mental toughness to endure oftentimes a bland and monotonous nutrition protocol. MPA Iso Poofs allows you to keep to your high protein, low fat, and low carbohydrate program perfectly while enjoying something that satisfies your “sweet tooth” or sugar-filled craving!

MPA Iso Poofs can be enjoyed as a delicious cereal, accompanied with your choice of fat-free milk, or your preferred milk replacement i.e., (Almond, coconut, cashew milk etc…). You could also use pasteurized liquid egg whites as a “milk substitute” as well.

MPA Iso Poofs can also be enjoyed simply as a snack, eaten dry like you would a bowl of popcorn or any “finger food” snack.

Finally you can truly enjoy and consume something sweet, delicious, yet nutritious every day on your strict diet plan without sabotaging your progress. Don’t be fooled by other supposed “diet friendly” food/snack products, such as chips, popcorn, bars, etc… Read their nutrition facts and while one might be “low in carbs” — it will be higher in dietary fat, and contain more oils than you should feel comfortable dieting with.

I am very particular and picky with my own nutritional needs and MPA Iso Poofs get’s the MPA stamp of approval — so you can feel confident enjoying them on your own diet.

Features & details

  • Less Than 1g of Sugar Per Serving
  • Less Than 1g of Fat Per Serving
  • 19g of Protein Per Serving
  • High Protein Cereal or Dry Snack

-MPA

The product although in a cardboard box comes in a giant ziplock bag.

ISO poofs!! Now this is the real deal!!! No chemical smell and it tastes like apple cinnamon! It also really has a cereal taste!

The calories are low and the macros are nice!

wow these taste great! They come in apple cinnamon and French toast! I want both! I want to add these as a tool to my summer cut!

Be happy losing weight! If you are miserable you might not succeed!

These make me happy!

hands down these win the battle of the poofs!

So far! We have one more entry!

Promix protein puffs


Supplement Review: Battle of the Protein Poofs! Twin Peaks Protein Puffs

Twin Peaks Ingredients believes you should push your health to the peak. That’s why we’re named after a monumental double crested mountain located in the Southwestern United States. We help you reach your highest potential through sound nutrition. Our Protein Puffs dominate the snack market because they provide 21 grams of protein, 2 grams of carbs, and less than 4g of fat per serving. Not only that, they fit into every diet—our puffs are gluten free, soy free, nut free, potato free, and keto friendly. Protein is an essential part of every diet. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. Protein is also needed to make enzymes, hormones, other body chemicals, and is the building block for bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. Instead of resorting to protein powder to reach your daily goal, eat delicious real food! Try our puffs today and push your health to the peak! Nacho Cheese (300g, 21g Protein, 2g Carbs, 130 Cals)

Twin Peaks Ingredients Nacho Cheese Protein Puffs
Push your health to the Peak!
naturally occurring branched-chain amino acids, BCAA, essential amino acids, muscle growth
gluten free, nut free, low calorie, soy free, potato free, low carb
sports nutrition snack made with milk protein isolate and natural flavors

Features & details

  • FITS INTO EVERY DIET: Our Protein Puffs are completely free of junk—no nuts, no soy, no gluten, no potatoes, low carbs and low fat. It’s even Ketogenic! We bake our quality ingredients so you get the best puff possible.
  • REAL FOOD. GREAT PROTEIN: You no longer have to resort to protein powder to meet your dietary goals—our puffs are real food with a great taste. One cup has 21g of protein with 4.2g BCAAs and 4.5g Glutamic Acid.
  • HIGH IN PROTEIN, LOW IN CARBS: Our puffs have as much protein as they do flavor at 21 grams of protein per serving. Plus they only have 2 grams of carbs! Looking for a healthier snack? We’ve got you covered.
  • LOW IN CALORIES, HIGH IN FLAVOR: Each serving contains only 130 calories! Our puffs are tossed in a robust seasoning, promptly packaged and sealed with a tamper proof/stay-fresh seal to ensure product safety and maximum flavor.
  • MILK PROTEIN: Protein Puffs are derived from high quality milk protein isolate. Unlike concentrates, our milk protein isolate undergoes microfiltration to separate protein from lactose & fat, resulting in less calories.
-twin peaks ingredients

I got these poofs because I am doing a keto diet and I wanted a low carb snack that’s not a: protein shake, nuts, beef jerky, or nut butter

The product definitely intrigued me!

But what I got was disappointing!

When I opened the bottle and took off the safety seal I took a big whiff and all I smelled is chemicals! And not surprisingly, I tasted not much of anything except chemicals and chalk!

Two huge thumbs down! However, they do have a ton of flavors! Maybe, this flavor just sucks! Bad!

I may try a different flavor, but for the price it’s is super unlikely!


Supplement Review: Betancourt BCAAs

Coming soon!


Product Review: Hyperice Hypervolt – Handheld Personal Massager

The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility.

  • Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness
  • Improves range of motion
  • Promotes circulation
  • Accelerates warmup and recovery
  • Lightweight, easy-to-use for self-myofascial release

Technology Specifications and Features:

  • Powerful high-torque motor featuring Quiet Glide™ technology 
  • 3 speed settings deliver up to 3200 percussions per minute
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery (Up to 3 hours of use per charge)
  • 4 interchangeable head attachments
  • Lightweight (2.5 lbs), ergonomic design
-hyperice
The Hyperice Hypervolt is a life changing device for anyone over 35! Sports injuries accumulate over the years and being active isn’t that easy anymore! It takes you longer and longer to recover the older you get! In your 40’s you don’t recover as quickly as you did in your 20’s. Well this device is the game changer!!the best massage tool ever made! It’s extremely durable and has 4 different heads! The 2 best advanced heads are the bullet and the tuning fork! The bullet is deep tissue massage and the tuning fork is great for the Achilles, calf and hamstrings!
If you are 35 and above this is a must purchase! If you have sports injuries this is a nice to have! If you are in competition sports this is also a must have!!

It will truly change your life! I was coming back from an injury and I would workout and my body wouldn’t be ready for the next session, I would just be too sore and my muscles and tendons were just too tight!

Using this device daily helped overcome that pain and stiffness! Now when I use it, I sometimes barely feel it. When it does hurt, you know that area is tight and needs to be worked on!

Again this device is a life changer and worth every penny!!!


Recipe: homemade low carb Buffalo Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

Chicken: grilled, smoked or rotisserie

Celery (diced)

Gorgonzola blue cheese or any blue cheese

And Franks red hot (buffalo wing sauce)

Directions:

As most of you know I got an awesome Bluetooth smoker

And I have been smoking 3 chickens a week for my diet.

12-14hrs. I just pour a little mustard bbq sauce on the skin and rub it in and boom let it cook and it’s done.

Pull all the meat off when it’s hot and it just falls off the bone!

Once you have your buckets of meat take some add the ingredients above:

Celery, buffalo wing sauce, and blue cheese and then toss in a closed container! Boom that’s it!

serve over cauliflower rice and Enjoy!


Product Review: Gym Gear – BFR Bands (blood flow restriction) bands

Disclaimer:  This blog does not constitute medical advice, nor should it be interpreted as a substitute for appropriate medical training. Consult your doctor before using.

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I got exactly what you see here, but my legs are red. I was hoping the legs had a easy on off buckle like the arms. I’m not sure how to wrap the legs. I hope there are directions!

The package is heavy and the arm wraps seemed to be very well made but I only looked at them for a second.

Unfortunately, yesterday was biceps. I’ll have to google if they are good for triceps as well.

Super Saiyan says use occlusion training on arms they use machine curl biceps and rope push down triceps at the end of the workout every 4-6 weeks they say this isn’t something you want to do every workout.

They are using a Mark Bell slingshot band. I believe this one

Which is not a good idea! It is not designed for that! You cannot adjust the bands to make sure the blood traveling into the muscle is still going on and the blood leaving is slowed down.

Don’t use products the way they aren’t intended! And if they are not in good shape, throw them out! I have seen too many people get hurt from ripped lifting straps because they keep them too long! If they start to rip throw them out!

The same goes for these bands! They are designed to be the thickness they are if they start to rip, they are no longer that wide and can cause injury!

These bands are no joke! You have to know exactly what you are doing! Listen to the directions! If there’s pain or numb hands (pins and needles) it’s too tight! You are essentially putting a tourniquet on your arm!

Tourniquets:

Leaving it on too long, causing neurovascular damage and tissue death. Generally, permanent nerve, muscle and blood vessel damage can occur after about two hours. Placing it too far away from the wound, or on the wrong type of wound (i.e. wounds at a joint) Fabricating a tourniquet from an inappropriate material.

You don’t want your limbs amputated because you are an idiot! So pay close attention to the directions!

Once you learn what you are doing and aren’t a beginner in the gym:

This seems like a great way to help me build leg strength and muscles with my military knee injury! You are supposed to lift 30% of your one rep max until failure.

So, light weight, high reps = success! That’s a dream come true for anyone with a joint injury!

I can’t wait to try it!

**Update** January 10th 2018

I tried the bands on my arms last night and I’m not sure if I tightened them enough.

I did feel tightness in the muscle especially at the top by the band site. At the end of my workout, I did 4 sets of one arm machine curl and 4 sets of triceps press down. After removing the bands the muscle was still tight at the band site for 15 mins after.

Today my triceps are actually sore, so I believe they did help!

stay tuned for legs tomorrow! This I can’t wait for!

**Update** January 11th 2018

WOW! I just did 4 sets of 15 leg extensions with 70lbs and I feel like I did a full leg workout! Next time I will save it till my last exercise instead of my first! Lol

Ok back to working out!

in case you are wondering which numbers I used because the leg straps have easy to line up numbers, my quads are too big to line up the numbers. So it was 10 and blank Lol I was about 2-3″ away from the 1.

hmm ok new update same day! I gave my legs a 15 min break to return to normal and now I am lifting more than I have since I came back six weeks ago! Maybe the bands increased the blood flow in the quads after releasing it?


Product Review: Gym Gear – Gallon Gear

I was planning on doing a head to head comparison with Isobag. The Isojug has an ice pack.

However; I suspect that it adds a lot of weight (to the already 7lb Gallon) to one side of the jug making it off balance. Anyway; ISOjug declined to participate! I guess they were scared to go up against Gallon Gear!

I got my Gallon Gear!!

Initial Inspection

Gallon Gear sleeve

The neoprene cover is nice and thick! It looks to be strong and stitched really well!

It wasn’t the easiest to put the cover one initially, but I did get it on!

The key hook looks like it can be easily ripped off. I prefer putting it in the mesh pocket. The pocket is supposed to be for your wallet, but I don’t trust anyone enough to use it! It does keep my key tight and secure inside. I will think of another usage for the clip (possibly my gym tag!) that way I can easily scan in! If I decide to do it, I will take the card and a drill bit and drill the hole larger to easily clip it on.

The cellphone pocket in front or id holder is the best part! My phone always makes my Adidas pants fall down and in the summer I wear fight shorts that don’t have any pockets, except a small inside pocket for my money clip. I will try putting my cell in the clear holder or in the mesh pocket and see which one I prefer.

Overall I am really psyched as I don’t like carrying a gallon, but now it has a purpose.

What I am missing is a shoulder strap or some way to hook it on a cardio machine as a gallon will not fit in their cup holders. You might want to think about that for the Gallon Gear 2.0.

The designs are really cool! The American Flag is my favorite! But they also have camo, Black, pink and a bunch more! The more options you have to unleash your personality in the gym.

Another idea for Gallon Gear would be customization and branding! Charge extra to add a business name/logo, a school/university’s name/logo, a person’s name or person’s nickname! I would put Bad Company on mine as that’s my nickname!

I’m sure some gyms, schools and companies would love that option! The Butler Bulldogs (colors: blue and gold)

Especially, if you also let them pick the ink color. Like Bad Company in Gold on the American Flag, as most flags have gold trim.

Reusable Gallon container

First off it’s just under a gallon! So, be careful pouring in your gallon of water! You will spill and if you add things to your water like BCAAs, you will have to drink a little to make some room for the powder.

Tomorrow, I will be adding Rich Piana’s All Day You May! And All Day I Will! 💪🏼 😝

I love the black color bottle (there are multiple colors to choose from (black, blue, green, purple, red and pink) I feel the black might help me not pay attention to how much water is left and just drink it lol!

It may even help protect the BCAAs from sunlight (and spoiling) kind of like a dark colored beer bottle protects the beer.

If the full gallon isn’t for you, they also offer a half gallon size.

But I would stay away from that and just be hardcore! Lol

You should drink a gallon a day especially if you are working out! So if you choose the half gallon, somewhere along the line you will have to refill! So, where are you going to keep the half full gallon? Are you buying 2 – 1/2 Gallon reusable bottles and carrying both to work or one to work and leave one in your car? Will it freeze if left in the car? Do you leave it at home? Are you home early enough to finish the other half gallon before bed without having to wake up 20 times during the night to pee?

Too many unanswered questions! So man up and stick to the gallon!

Wait; maybe you have kids that want to mimic Dad or Mom? Especially, if they are active in sports! You can buy them the half gallon!

Your son has football practice. Mom: Here’s a half gallon with Gatorade, I put some money in an envelope in the mesh pocket in case you want to buy a snack. Your student id is in the clear window, so you know which one is yours! Have fun!

The Active test is coming tomorrow! Stay Tuned!

It’s 2:37 and it’s already half empty!

I’m heading to the gym at 3:15. I’ll be there about 3:35-3:45. I’ll have my preworkout (so no drinking from the gallon), but then I’ll sip a little during the mid part of my workout. The hard question is where to put it while doing cardio after I’m done with weights, so I can sip some every 5 mins during cardio workout.

Found a place for the gallon! **Update** December 26th 2017

The second day I’m using it and it’s already half empty! 3:02pm leaving for the gym in 13 mins!

I think it’s nice because it’s sitting there reminding me to drink and I don’t have to get up and go find water somewhere.

**Update** January 1st 2018

Happy new year!

Tomorrow I will be using Alkazone alkaline drops in the Gallon Gear! The directions say 3 drops per 8oz glass. There are 16 8oz glasses in a gallon therefore the Gallon needs 48 drops of Alkazone! The Alkazone review is on here also. Check out all men are created equal, but what about water? too.

I will also be using Rich Piana’s all day you may BCAA’s watermelon flavor.

Mango pineapple is on its way. Stay tuned for the update on here.

**Update** January 3rd 2018

I have seen 2 people at the gym carrying a Gallon Gear. A guy and a girl.

He loves his gallon gear and takes advantage of all the features: keychain, phone pocket and wallet pocket.

She also loves her pink Gallon Gear. It is always with her, but I haven’t spoken to her about it. She is an IFBB Pro Women’s Physique! Rocking the Gallon Gear!

Also, I did as I promised I bored the hole bigger and added the gym tag! Except I keep it the other side out so the barcode is ready for the scanner!

**Update** January 19th 2018

I learned a hard lesson at 5:30 am today! The original reusable gallons cap is 90% useless! I knocked over my bcaas in the dark and the cap popped off and 1/2 a gallon all over the floor! I hope my carpet isn’t stained! I definitely didn’t want to be on my knees scrubbing the floor at 530am! Great start to the day! Ugh!

At 8:53am I realized the Gallon was executed! As I wore another 1/8 of the container!

Good news! I am getting the new black more durable container and I was told the cap is also much better! Just by looking at it, the angles are much smoother and the plastic itself looks much softer like it will have some give to it.

I can’t wait! Thank you again Gallon Gear for being so awesome! What a great company! I strongly suggest doing Business with them!


Recipe: Low Carb, Low Fat General Tso’s Turkey


Gen Tso’s Ground Turkey

Ingredients:

3lbs ground turkey 

2 red peppers (any color)

1 bag riced Cauliflower 

Mushrooms (I used fresh baby Bella’s this time)

Olive oil 

1/4 cup Braggs liquid aminos 


1/2 cup rice vinegar (no sodium no sugar added) 


1 spice packet of Gen Tsos chicken 


Meat seasoning optional: 

Cayenne pepper

Black pepper 

Chipotle pepper

And I topped it with jalepeno pepper flakes 

Directions:

Pour olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan a little extra is ok! 

Brown the meat and season it then drain offf the excess oil into the original container and throw out! Don’t clog your sink drain! 

Then add the remaining ingredients and stir thouroughly! 

Cover and cook on 5 for 10mins 

Add the jalepeno flakes garnish 

Remove from heat and allow to cool a little and then enjoy! It’s that easy! 


For the authentic Asian feel you can top with hot sauce and drizzle sirarcha mayo! 

**Update** July 2nd this time they only had Broccoli and Cauliflower rice mix, which is great because I love both!  


Recipe: Low carb, low fat, Taco Turkey Sola

This is a recipe given to me from female bodybuilder Women’s Physique competitor Caridad Sola! 


Ingredients: 

Olive oil 

3lbs ground turkey 

1 bag of Riced Cauliflower 

2 red bell peppers (any color will do)

1 packet of 30% less taco seasoning 

1 8oz can of tomato sauce 

Optional: 

Mushrooms

I added: 

Cayenne pepper 

Chipotle pepper 

Black pepper


My store wanted to charge $5.95 for riced cauliflower and this bag of diced up was $2.99 so I went with the better buy! 




You can go fresh mushrooms, I used can because they last longer and I will have them on hand. Make sure you buy the no sodium added! 

Directions:
Chop up peppers and mushrooms if you have to and set aside. 

Pour olive oil into a deep pan to cover the bottom, don’t worry if you pour too much the extra benefits will be good for you! 

Brown the turkey meat and pour off the extra fat back into the original container. Don’t pour it down the drain! You will eventually clog it! I cooked it on a 5 heat

Add the remaining ingredients cook on high for 10mins and then turn to 2 and simmer for 20mins. 

At first it will look like there isn’t enough liquid, but once you cook it, the juices from the pepper will release and add to the tomato sauce! 


Serve and enjoy! 

If you want to get shredded add this to your diet regimine and work your butt off in the gym! 

**Update** 1 hr later

I made a second batch and it came out much better! The only thing I did different was brown the meat with the additional spices. I still waited to add the taco spice packet after the meat was browned and the other ingredients were added. 


Spice it up! 

Try it you will like it! 

**Update** June 25th 2017 

This is the riced Cauliflower


This is the final dish


The riced Cauliflower is more money in my store. The benefit is in the cook time! 

10 mins on high and 5mins to simmer after the meat is brown because you don’t need the extra time to make the cauliflower bits to get soft. The riced Cauliflower cooks really fast. The extra 5 mins is to make sure the peppers are cooked and the juices released. 

Check it out try it both ways see what you like best! You can also grab a whole head of Cauliflower and pulse it in a food processor/vitamix for the ultra money saver! If you have one. 

**Update** July 2nd this time they only had Broccoli and Cauliflower rice mix, which is great because I love both!  


Product Review: Shred Belt Extreme – 360° Thermogenic Waist Trimmer by Iron Bull Strength


Coming soon!


Supplement Review: God of War Preworkout

 
 God Of War Black is our Pre training supplement consisting of multiple powerhouse ingredients synergistically working together to provide maximum pump, focus, and endurance during any type of training. We provided clinically studied doses of our main ingredients as well as essential vitamins and minerals for maximum absorption! Only the strongest ingredients for our Centurion Legion

-centurianlabz.com

 

Let’s look at less known ingredients: 

Mucuna Pruriens:

  The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what effect Mucuna pruriens has in your body, and how strong these effects are.
GRADE LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

A Robust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials

B Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled

C Single double blind study or multiple cohort studies

D Uncontrolled or observational studies only

LEVEL OF EVIDENCE

EFFECT CHANGE

MAGNITUDE OF EFFECT SIZE 

SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS COMMENTS

B Sperm Quality 

Up

Minor

100% 

See all 3 studies

There appears to be an increase in seminal quality and oxidative parameters following 3-month ingestion of Mucuna pruriens, which is thought to be secondary to correcting

the hypothalamic-pituitary-testes axis

C Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease 

Down 

Notable

100% 

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Possible symptoms reduction in Parkinson’s Disease related to the L-DOPA content and theorized (but not proven) peripheral dopamine decarboxylase inhibitor; this is notable … show

C Adrenaline 
Up

Minor

100% 

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The decrease in adrenaline seen in infertility is normalized with mucuna

C Cortisol 

Down

Minor

100% 

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In chronically stressed men, prolonged ingestion of mucuna pruriens appears to be able to reduce cortisol concentrations

C Dopamine 
Up

Minor

100% 

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The reduction in dopamine seen in infertility seems to be reversed with L-DOPA ingestion; theoretically L-DOPA ingestion should unilaterally increase dopamine

C Noradrenaline 

Up

Minor

100% 

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The reduction in noradrenaline levels seen in infertility is normalized following mucuna ingestion
C Prolactin 

Down 

Minor

100% 

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A decrease in prolactin appears to occur following Mucuna or L-DOPA ingestion
C Seminal Motility 

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Minor

100% 

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An increase in seminal motility is observed following mucuna ingestion

C Subjective Well-Being 
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Minor

100% 

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An increase in well being has been noted to be secondary to a reduction in cortisol

C Testosterone 
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Minor

100% 

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An increase in testosterone is seen in infertile men. It is unsure if this increase in testosterone occurs in fertile and otherwise healthy men

Theobromine:

In modern medicine, theobromine is used as a vasodilator (a blood vessel widener), a diuretic (urination aid), and heart stimulant.

Theobromine increases urine production. Because of this diuretic effect, and its ability to dilate blood vessels, theobromine has been used to treat high blood pressure. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition notes that historic use of theobromine as a treatment for other circulatory problems including arteriosclerosis, certain vascular diseases, angina pectoris, and hypertension should be considered in future studies.
Following its discovery in the late 19th century, theobromine was put to use by 1916, when it was recommended by the publication Principles of Medical Treatment as a treatment for edema (excessive liquid in parts of the body), syphilitic angina attacks, and degenerative angina.
In the human body, theobromine levels are halved between 6–10 hours after consumption.
Possible future uses of theobromine in such fields as cancer prevention have been patented.[25]

Theobromine also shows promise in tooth decay prevention and has been shown in some studies to surpass the more traditional fluoride. Advantages include the ability to safely ingest it, obviating the “do not swallow” warnings on fluoride mouthwash.

**Note** That would explain why I have peed at least 25 times today and counting! I thought it was because I have drank a lot of water and I have been working out, but it is definitely this! 

AMP Citrate: 

Benefits of AMP Citrate

As mentioned earlier, AMP has the same basic structure to DMAA which is why its effects are parallel to DMAA. These include:
An increase in energy (especially when combined with caffeine)

Heightened mental focus

Improved metabolism

Increase in athletic performance

– examine.com

Try this stuff it made me feel amazing all morning! For the last two days I have felt bulletproof! 


Supplement Review: Quest releases Mint Chocolate Chunk Bar

  

Love at first bite! Irresistible mint and decadent chocolate finally meet in the latest protein-packed Quest Bar! With no added sugar and 20g of protein, this double-dose of deliciousness is a #CheatClean delight!

Mint Chocolate Chunk

INGREDIENTS: Protein Blend (Milk Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Isolate), Soluble Corn Fiber (Prebiotic Fiber), Water, Almonds, Cocoa Butter, Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Natural Flavors, Erythritol, Palm Oil, Dextrin, Sea Salt, Sunflower Lecithin, Sucralose, Color (Fruit Juice, Turmeric), Coconut Oil, Xanthan Gum, Baking Soda, Peppermint Oil, Steviol Glycosides (Stevia).

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size 1 (60g)

Calories 190

Calories from Fat 80

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Amount/Serving%Daily Value*Total Fat9g14%Saturated Fat4g20%Trans Fat0gCholesterol5mg2%Sodium210mg9%Potassium125mg4%Total Carbohydrate21g7%Dietary Fiber15g60%Sugars<1gErythritol2gProtein20gVitamin A2%•Vitamin C0%Magnesium2%•Phosphorus10%Calcium15%•Iron4%

CONTAINS: Almonds, Coconut and Milk-Derived Ingredients.

Only 4g net carbs and they’re all from nuts – not sugars!

Only 4g net carbs (and they’re all from nuts – not sugar). 

The only true low carb bar on the market.

-questnutrition.com 

First off where’s the mint? I’m not talking about the mint green colored pieces in the bar; I’m talking about the flavor! It’s not there at all!! I originally thought it would be sickening sweet, but it’s the opposite! It also has the same dryer consistency as the Smores bar. I don’t know if that’s their new formula? But it’s not working for the mint chunk! The Smores is awesome and tastes great! 

Stay away from this bar it’s nasty! 


Product Review: Gym Gear – Dr Fuji Cyber Body Slimmer

coming soon!!

Cyber body slimmer? 

  
Is this just another old fashioned belly shaker? 

  
No way! There’s even a setting called crazy! Jump on and hold on! 

**Update** April 26th 2015

Still waiting for my Cyber Body Slimmer to be delivered! 

**Update** June 24th 2015

Still waiting on the delivery details


Supplement Review: Prosupps – L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250

L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250

ANABOLIC LEUCINE BLEND

 

WHAT IS L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250?

Pro Supps L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250 teams up L-Leucine, with metabolites HMB and HICA, creating one of the most anabolic supplements on the market.* L-Leucine is the only amino acid that can help directly stimulate, and promote capacity for, protein synthesis in muscle cells.* Helping keep your body in an anabolic state is crucial for anyone trying to build lean muscle mass or preserve muscle while cutting fat.* Add a scoop to your Pre, Intra, or Post workout shake.

L-LEUCINE MATRIX 250
OVERALL BENEFITS:

  • Helps stimulate protein synthesis/muscle growth*
  • Promote anabolic environment*
  • Reduce catabolism/muscle breakdown*
  • Support immune system response*

-bodybuilding.com



Recipe: Grilled Chicken Bacon and Avocado Salad

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Prep: 15 minutes

Serves: 6-8 (Depends how you serve it. It’ll go farther on sandwiches.)

6 organic chicken breasts, grilled (organic chicken breasts typically are quite a bit smaller than the huge, non-organic because of the lack of hormones. So keep that in mind)

5-6 green onions, diced

1 package bacon

2 avocados, cubed

2-3 tablespoons organic or homemade mayo

salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
-Preheat oven to 400 and bake bacon on a cookie sheet until slightly crispy. When finished, transfer to a lined plate and blot excess grease. Finely chop.

-Grill the chicken (I used garlic, salt, pepper and onion. Pretty basic.) and let rest. Cube when cooled.

-Dice green onions and cube the avocado. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and add mayo. Start small and add more if you need to. I don’t put very much at all, as you can tell in the photo. Just enough to give it a little moisture. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with sandwich buns or alone.

This is also really yummy leftovers, so it can be eaten at any temperature. Warm, cold or room temp.

-akitchencafe.com

As you know I like to take healthy Pinterest recipes and make them healthier!

I have a couple great tweaks!

1. bake the chicken you can add whatever spices to it to make you happy.

2. (Tweak) instead of bacon use turkey bacon. I used applewood farms

3. I diced up scallions and (tweak) I added fresh cilantro

4. Homemade Mayo or organic mayo is still mayo! You can dress up a turd it’s still a turd! (Tweak) I made a healthy dressing! Take a cup of plain greek yogurt add in powered ranch dressing.

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I then added a dash of garlic powder and a dash of cayenne pepper for taste. Mix and add as needed to the recipe.

5. Cube up 2 avocados.

Mix everything up in a big bowl and use a big slotted spoon it’s much easier to mix that way!

Then I am going to make a healthy salad/spinach salad, add some vegetables and fresh mozzarella then top with the avocado chicken bacon salad mix and drizzle it with fig balsamic glaze.

Viola you are done and ready to enjoy with no guilt!

Stay tuned for the practical application!

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My wife made sliders

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I made a salad with mozzarella, I finished the ricotta Salata, I chopped up pickles, red pepper, used my ghost pepper hot sauce and drizzled it with the balsamic glaze.

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It was delicious!!

Enjoy!

Remember; like always if you make one of my recipes send me an email with your practical application and pictures and I’ll post it! Feel free to comment also!


Supplement Review: One Body One Life Fat Burning Lemonade

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Fat Burning Lemonade® was created by A-List celebrity Trainer, Health & Fitness Guru and bestselling author Gregory Joujon-Roche. This “behind the scenes” product is Greg’s secret weapon which has helped his clients get in shape fast, naturally, safely and stimulant free.
6 Day Strip Program Now, combined with the FBL Six Day Strip™ Program, you too can share in the success.
Each Pouch makes up to 180 ounces
Supports the body to turn fat into energy
Transports fatty acids enhancing metabolism
Excellent to use during exercise, energize every workout
Enhances fat oxidation promoting energy
An antioxidant & free radical scavenger
Converts Fat to Energy
Cleanse & Detoxify the Body

It smells good. For some reason it smells like maple syrup?


Product Review: Flag nor Fail clothing

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NO SURRENDER. NO FAILURE. NO MASS PRODUCTION

From the very beginning, we have endeavored to provide our customers with limited hand printed items. Flag Nor Fail takes pride in our approach to the apparel world, an approach not seen from most clothing brands. Our goal is not to mindlessly pump out large quantities of clothing and rake in profits — our line means more to us than that. We want to create clothing that is unique; clothing that when you wear it, you KNOW it was made specifically by our hands. We want our customers to wear our apparel with pride, knowing they are among only a few people in the world to own these particular items.

There is a beauty to the printing process that must be appreciated. Every single print we create is unique, which is part of the reason our product is so special. From the amount of ink applied and laid on the item, to the registration of the art, to the placement on the item; all of these factors change slightly from shirt to shirt. The minor inconsistencies are the nature of the hand printing process. We take pride in not selling mass-produced, machine printed goods. Printing is a personal experience, and we devote our time and effort into creating each individual piece you purchase. We put work into the product before it ever gets to you.

As always, thank you for your loyalty and support of our brand. We hope that you continue to follow our lead and put in work, every day, in every aspect of your life.

WHAT DOES FLAG NOR FAIL MEAN?

FLAG NOR FAIL is a mindset. No surrender and no failure. Flag represents surrender, much like one would wave a white flag to admit defeat. No surrender, no failure.

INVENTORY AND AVAILABILITY

All items are hand-printed in house at the FNF Warehouse and may contain imperfections in the prints. The beauty of our process is that no two prints are identical. This is what makes FNF special. Due to the hand-printed nature and effort that goes into every item in the line, our standing inventory is very small. Please understand that returns and exchanges may be a longer process than we would like due to our limited quantities and sell-outs. Once most of the items sell-out they will not be reprinted, and will no longer be available.

DELIVERY AND SHIPPING

Worldwide flat rate shipping of $5!

Delivery takes 10–15 business days inside the States on average. We are not your normal internet store that gets it to you next day. Please keep this in mind when making your purchase!

On occasion we do not have the entire order printed and we have to print the shirt to order. In these cases the order may take slightly longer to get to you. If this happens, we will make every attempt to notify you of the issue.

Overseas orders take 3–6 weeks, and on rare occasions they may take a little longer when going through customs. Once the package leaves the US, we have no control over how your country handles the package. Also, please note that in some cases your local countries customs may charge you taxes and/or other fees. We are not responsible for those fees!

Flag Nor Fail is NOT responsible for stolen or lost packages and/or packages sent to the wrong address.

*Any Domestic order returned back to us for either having an insufficient address, wrong address, unclaimed, etc., Customer will have to pay for reshipment of package. We do not cover/reimburse for shipping costs in regards to a return/exchange.
**Any international order returned back to us for either having an insufficient address, wrong address, unclaimed, etc., Customer will have to pay for Express shipping.

FLAG NOR FAIL TOURS

We will be having “WORK HUSTLE KILL TOURS” throughout the next year. During these tours we will be hitting a new gym every day, and visiting land marks along the way. The entire tour will be filmed by our team and released later on DVD. Feel free to come train with us, eat with us, or just ask us questions. The best way to keep up on tour info is to follow us on Facebook. FLAG NOR FAIL will be giving out some free-bees along the way and selling LIMITED tour shirts that you can only get while we are on tour.

QUALITY AND WASHING INSTRUCTIONS

All garments are individually hand-printed. To ensure the quality and integrity of the garment, we suggest washing them on machine wash cold, with an initial water temp not exceeding 30°C or 65–80°F.

All garments and fabrics are blends, or pre-shrunk to ensure a true fit after washing. To preserve the print as well as possible it is suggested to wash the garment inside out ( with the printed side in ).

RETURNS AND EXCHANGES

We realize that you make choices in your buying process and we want you to be happy with your purchase. We understand that returns/exchanges can be necessary and that we must meet reasonable expectations when these situations arise. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with your purchase please allow us to assist you with your order. We deal with returns on a per item basis. There are varying restocking and service fees. If you wish to make a return please contact us to discuss the matter first before sending back your items. We do not cover shipping costs for returns/exchanges.

No returns or exchanges after 30 days.

We do not accept items to be exchanged that were already previously exchanged.

Returns and Exchanges (outside the U.S.)

All sales are final outside the U.S

FIT AND SIZING

Currently FLAG NOR FAIL prints but does not produce / sew their own clothing. Before we place large orders to print we always order samples and make sure the sizing is as TRUE as possible. We are working on getting our own shirts produced / cut, but release of those shirts will not launch until mid 2013.

If you have specific sizing questions, do not hesitate to contact us, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Please include your height / weight and build in the message. We will give our best suggestion.

SPECIAL ORDERS

With the recent growth of the brand, we are no longer able to do special requests.

WANT FLAG NOR FAIL TO ATTEND OR SPONSOR YOUR EVENT?

We are always looking for new exposure, and changes to branch out. If you know of an event that we may be a good fit for just let us know! Click here to contact us!

ATHLETE SPONSORSHIP

We currently do not offer any sponsorships, but we would like to in at some point in the future. If you are interested in sending us your info, we will keep it on file.

WHOLESALE PRICES

We do not offer wholesale, and are not interested in distributor accounts. FLAG NOR FAIL can only be bought on FlagNorFail.com.

PROBLEMS OR ISSUES WITH GARMENTS OR ORDERS

If you have any issues that are not covered on this page, please contact us and we can get back to you with a resolution as soon as possible.
-flagnorfail.com

The clothes are expensive but they are super soft! They do run a little small (except the T-shirts). If you are a fan of DLB Dana Linn Bailey then this is a must! Show your spirit and get Flag nor Fail! If you just want some inspiration then these are your products!


Supplement Review: SARMs is it a miracle supplement for muscle growth and fat loss?

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SARMs-S1 BUILD MUSCLE-BURN FAT
S1 (MK 2866 or Ostarine) is another SARM that displays plenty of promise at promoting lean body mass. It is extremely potent, has a long half life, and displays no androgenic effects. This means it won’t cause any secondary “masculine” side-effects. S-1 is purely anabolic like Anavar, something I know women would love to hear especially if they are looking to build muscle without virilization (masculine side effects). It binds strongly to the androgen receptor, but without the side effects normally associated with high levels of testosterone or other compounds. It shows considerable properties as a muscle hardening agent just slightly less than those of S4. It’s ability to cause fat loss means it can be used on a cutting cycle and can be stacked effectively with fat burners.

S1 has displayed a real ability to help heal those with debilitating injuries and to speed up injury recovery. The beneficial effects on recovery make medical use highly appealing. An added benefit is you get the great recovery without all the negative changes to cholesterol, blood pressure, prostate, heart or any other organs the way anabolic steroids do. (per Elitefitness Forum)

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (S.A.R.M) are becoming the supplement of choice for todays athletes…BUT REMAIN TOTALLY LEGAL.

(This info given to use from the guys at EliteFitness.com) Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (S.A.R.M), attach to the very same receptors that good old steroids like Dianabol and testosterone would attach to, but SARMs don’t have the disadvantages and side-effects of the old school anabolic hormones. As a matter of fact, while SARMs are anabolic and improve performance, they may not even qualify as hormones. They are a completely new compound that specifically target muscle building, strength and performance without causing any of the unwanted side effects of anabolic steroids… This is a new dawn in the evolution of muscle pharmacology, and I’m sure you will enjoy learning about how SARMS can increase muscle mass, while helping you to lose bodyfat and increase athletic performance beyond what we ever thought possible.

SARMs – Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators

Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (S.A.R.Ms) provide the positives of testosterone including and not limited to increased muscle mass, fat loss, and bone density. But they do not have the negative side effects of androgens which include prostate issues, hair loss, acne, and liver problems.

Your androgen receptors (AR) are the receptors that androgens such as testosterone and DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) bind to, and send a “signal” to activate once bound. The bounded androgen receptors combine with another androgen receptor to travel to the nucleus of an androgen cell where gene transcription of DNA to RNA takes place. This gene transcription is the process in which androgenic hormones exert their anabolic effects on muscle tissue. In contrast to androgenic steroids, SARMs have the ability to take the place of the androgen, and as a result, they bring forth many of the same positive effects on muscle tissue as anabolic steroids like testosterone and DHT. Being non-steroidal SARMs do not turn into unwanted estrogen or into side-inducing dihydrotestosterone (DHT).

Studies have shown the ability of SARMs to increase muscle and bone mass dramatically in animals while having no adverse impact on the prostate. Phase I trials of SARMs in humans have also reported significant increases in lean muscle mass.
-puresupplementinc.com

Is it for real? Stay tuned!!

**Update** December 16th, 2014
The super supplement with no side effects has been found to have a deadly side effect and I have fell victim to it! For the past 2 months I have felt like shit and my cholesterol has jumped to 252! My blood pressure is also like 155/84 Do not use SARMs! If you do stop immediately! I would like to see a class action suit against them! My Testosterone has also dropped to the high 200’s and my muscle has dropped and my fat has raised! I have no desire to workout! This sucks! I have to see a specialist to correct this immediately! I normally have low cholesterol and blood pressure of 115/74 this sucks!

Fuck you very much SARMs!


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!!