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Supplement of the Month: BPI Pump-HD

An up-close look at the ingredients in BPI's new pre-workout formula.

Creatine Monohydrate

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Creatine is one of the most extensively studied supplements out there. research confirms that it significantly increases muscle size and strength, and that one of the best times to take a dose is before workouts, as it provides muscle fibers energy to complete more reps.

Beta-Alanine

An amino acid, betaalanine combines with histidine in muscle cells to form carnosine. Having higher levels of carnosine in muscle fibers allows them to contract with more strength for longer durations. Taking beta-alanine with creatine may further improve the muscle gains afforded by creatine.

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Beet Extract

Beets have been found to be potent nitric oxide (NO) boosters due to the fact that they’re a rich source of nitrates, which are readily converted in the body to NO. Several studies confirm that consuming beets increases endurance levels and allows strength athletes to train at a higher intensity.

Leucine

This essential amino acid is the most critcal amino for muscle growth. leucine is a key activator of muscle protein synthesis, the process that leads to muscle growth. Research suggests that taking greater amounts of leucine around the time that you train promotes greater muscle growth.

Yohimbe

Pump-HD is one of the few pre-workout products that provides this potent fat burner. Yohimbe is an extract of the west african tree Pausinystalia yohimbe. The active ingredient is yohimbine, which enables fat cells to release more fat (especially during exercise) and prevents them from storing more

Did you know?

One scoop of BPI Pump-HD provides effective doses of all five of these ingredients.

 

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