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Old 04-07-2007, 09:56 AM   #1
Kevin Burns
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anyone ever heard of this stuff. sounds like snake oil but who knows.

http://www.sportlegs.com/about/welcome.asp
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Old 04-07-2007, 04:54 PM   #2
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I think CFers may be just the types to try out this snake oil, especially with a workout like "Filthy 50".

I saw that my old triathlete buddy's webstore (www.TriSports.com) sells it. I shot him an email to ask his honest feedback. I'll post what he comes back with.

If anyone orders/buys any samples and tries it out, let us know!
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Old 04-08-2007, 09:38 AM   #3
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I've gotten a bunch of freebies at Ski Demos I've done and didn't really notice any difference between using and not using them. It is basically Magnesium (If I remember correctly) that is supposed to help the legs. I just make sure I get some carbs and protein right after the workout and that seems to do the trick for me.
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Old 04-08-2007, 12:48 PM   #4
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Roberto,
What kind of exercise, duration, and intensity were you doing?

I'm wondering if people are used to high lactate workouts (a la CF) that they wouldn't notice it as much as their enzyme systems are already pre-adapted...?
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Old 04-09-2007, 05:47 PM   #5
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Okay, here's the response I got from Debbie at www.TriSports.com w/f safe (FYI--she is personal acquaintance of mine through the college triathlon team I was a member of with her husband, and she does help run his internet triathlon store, so all conflicts-of-interest have been disclosed):

Garrett,

Hey there! Good to hear from you! As with most things, there are people who won’t really benefit from SportLegs, but most people find it does exactly what it advertises and love it! It’s been a great seller for us and I haven’t heard negative reports from anyone. There are some that reported that they didn’t get as long of a benefit as they thought they would, but with repeating the dosage, they were able to keep the burn at bay. I hope that helps! Keep us posted on whether you open a CrossFit gym here in town! Hope that all is well!

Thanks,

~Debbie

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Debbie Claggett
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TriSports.com


Sounds like a decent endorsement to me, all things considered...
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Old 04-09-2007, 07:14 PM   #6
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I'm not to sure on Sport legs. But I have used a product before that has given me similar results.

Its made by BSN and its called NO-Xplode. Its primary target is bodybuilders but I guess it serves a purpose for CF.

Basically my reaction to it was an intense rush (Caffeine) and when I did my workout I felt no burn. Once I hit muscle failure that was it, it was like slamming into a brick wall where I could not do 1 more rep. I can't tell you all the chemicals that are in it and there are people who probably will say its horrible for you, I honestly don't know all I know is the results it gave me.


http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/bsn/xplode.html (W/F Safe)
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Old 04-10-2007, 12:59 PM   #7
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Though still here in Bosnia the magic of the internet has allowed me to make an order and send them to my house in Washington. They should be there when I get home and I'll test them out on my old legs and give all of you a report on how they work...for me.
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Old 04-10-2007, 01:15 PM   #8
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Scott, I don't know about those NO supplements...anything that has "explode" as part of the name is something I'll pass on...:happy:

I'll stick with the simple stuff, like Vit. D, calcium, and magnesium (SportLegs).
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Old 04-10-2007, 02:19 PM   #9
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Eugene's report will be one I'll pay attention to.

The lactate forms of the calcium and magnesium sound like an interesting idea.

I hope it pans out better than the creatine pyruvate idea did.
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Old 04-11-2007, 08:10 AM   #10
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Hey Garrett

Sorry it took so long to reply. I've used the Sport Legs in a variety of situations: Tele skiing, 12-18 hour alpine climbing days, and CFing. They seem to work no worse or better than the Hammer Nutrition Recoverite I prefer. And as the Recoverite seems to bring a nice variety to the plate with out having to do a few of these pills and a few of those along with some of that etc, I prefer to keep it simple. I need to KISS after doing Murph or one of the girls!
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