Every month, the M&F Supplement Sample Box Program offers readers the chance to try a variety of new supplements without the expense of buying a full package of each product. In February, members of Team Muscle & Fitness received samples from BPI Sports. Based in Southern Florida, BPI burst on the scene with its very popular preworkout product 1.M.R, which you’re likely already familiar with. For more information on the program or to read reviews of the BPI products included in February's sample box, go to muscleandfitness.com/team.
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To build lean muscle you need to maximize your testosterone levels. If you’ve reached the 30-year mark in your life, then it’s likely that your testosterone levels have already begun to fall. A-HD includes ingredients that help your body produce more of its own testosterone naturally, and that helps to lower estrogen levels.
This creatine product provides the most studied and used form of the stuff on the market—creatine monohydrate. In addition, it provides alpha-GPC and phosphatidylcholine, which boost growth hormone levels and aid recovery of the nervous system. There’s also acetyl-L-carnitine to help maximize testosterone production.
This fat burner combines a lot of research-backed ingredients, such as caffeine, thiamin, and salicin, with a few cutting-edge ingredients such as Adhatoda vasica and Scutellaria baicalensis. Research shows that these substances can boost fat loss as well as suppress appetite, enhance energy, and improve brain function.
This product contains silk amino acids—actually derived from the protein in silk.The protein is hydrolyzed to produce poly-peptides (short protein chains) of amino acids that deliver a multitude of benefits, such as increased muscle endurance, enhanced growth, higher testosterone levels, and lower cortisol levels.
Another pre-workout booster, Pump-HD delivers creatine, beta-alanine, leucine, taurine, caffeine, carnitine, and ornithine alpha ketoglutarate to increase muscle strength and endurance during the workout. It also includes beet extract, which is a rich source of nitrates that act as nitric oxide precursors.