Creatine is generally taken in powder form but is also taken in
pills. This has become popular because of its ability to increase strength
and endurance in some people who take it. Common doses are around 15-20
grams the first five days (loading period) and 5 grams everyday there after.
Andro has been said to increase testosterone levels for a period
of time. It is recommended to take this product every few hours because
the effects don't last a long time. Common doses are around 400-800mgs but
some people have gone up to 15000mgs.
Also known as e/c/a stack. This combination is effective
for burning fat but if abused it can result in side effects such as rapid heart
beat and high blood pressure. This product goes under names like Xenadrine,
Ripped Fuel, Thermadrene, and many others.
Protein is needed to develop muscle. It is hard to get the
amount of protein you need in one day on whole food alone. Protein shakes
are convenient and cheap. Most will provideo 20-30 grams per serving.
Whey protein and Egg Protein are among the most popular.
Meal replacements are similar to Protein powder but they tend to
contain carbohydrates also. The addition of carbs will provide a longer
lasting energy source. These products contain around 40 grams of protein
and 20-30 grams of carbohydrate.