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Old 12-05-2009, 10:50 AM   #1
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Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

Just wondering?
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Old 12-05-2009, 11:11 AM   #2
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

You should be using:

fish oil + vitamin D (if you're not out in the sun a lot)

If looking to gain mass add in some whey and/or creatine

Otherwise, it's variable
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Old 12-05-2009, 11:32 AM   #3
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

I'll second Steve's post.
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Old 12-06-2009, 09:29 AM   #4
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

What do you people think about ginseng or caffeine? Any thoughts on its performance abilities, possible addiction, etc?
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Old 12-11-2009, 03:37 PM   #5
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

Just curious, other than the obvious calcium issues associated with Vitamin D. How does it help performance?
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Old 12-11-2009, 05:47 PM   #6
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

Like Steve suggested: Vit D and Fish Oil. Whey protein only if you need extra in your diet.

I am a big fan of kyolic garlic for immune purposes. Has kept me in full health this year!!!

As far as caffeine, I would avoid it. Adrenal glands are stressed enough, and that is a big reason why people who drink massive amts of coffee or energy drinks are in a state of adrenal fatigue!!!
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Old 12-11-2009, 06:48 PM   #7
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

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Just curious, other than the obvious calcium issues associated with Vitamin D. How does it help performance?
wfs
http://www.eatmoveimprove.com/2009/1...-at-vitamin-d/

Make sure to click on the link for the studeies in the second section.

Note: ONLY if you are deficient.. although most people are.
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Old 12-11-2009, 10:33 PM   #8
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

I think a good BCAA supplement like Scivation Xtend would be very beneficial for lean mass, fat loss and endurance. It was recently studied and its effects were proven. There aren't many supplements you can say this about.
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Old 12-11-2009, 10:48 PM   #9
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Re: Supplements,what do you think the top crossfitters use?

Why pay premium for some name brand?

Just get generic brand BCAAs
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Old 12-12-2009, 01:29 AM   #10
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Why pay premium for some name brand?

Just get generic brand BCAAs
Sure, get generic if it's dosed the same. Personally I buy Xtend because it's great value and tastes excellent.

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