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There is no magic pill that will replace your nutrition or training program and transform your body for you. However, supplements can help support various aspects of your transformation, including muscle growth, recovery, and fat loss. I've put together two different stacks with my favorite products, which you can find below. I've also listed a few products separately so you can take a look under the hood.

Supplement Shopping List

I've built two separate stacks for your transformation: one for fat loss and one for muscle growth. Pick the stack that best suits your primary goal. Both of these stacks feature high-performance sports nutrition products to support your goals. I created these synergistic combos based on the idea that you have some foundational products—like a multivitamin and fish oil—already in place. With that in mind, take a look at the stacks and a few of the specific included products below.

Hardcore Fat Loss Stack

Protein Powder

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BPI Whey-HD: Taking a high quality protein supplement will help ensure you get enough protein to fuel your workouts and proper muscle recovery.*

Tip: Try to get a product that includes a protein isolate. By taking a protein powder that contains whey isolate, which is a fast digesting protein, immediately following your workout—you'll help kick start muscle recovery.*

Glutamine

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BPI Sports Gluta Alkaline: If you're working hard in the gym each day, there's no question that you'll want to be taking care of your body during training. Each time you lift weight, a large amount of stress is placed on the body.

The body can lose up to 50% of its glutamine levels during training, and if your immune system or other parts of your body become glutamine-deficient, the muscles' glutamine stores are first to be robbed, creating the risk for catabolism. Help your body progress, not go backwards.

Often overlooked as a simple amino acid, Glutamine is one of the best anti-catabolic ingredients around, so start sending in those reinforcements and supporting your body's battle in the gym.*

BCAAs

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BPI Sports Best BCAA: BCAA supplements are great for anyone who works out in the gym almost every day and wants to preserve lean muscle while preventing catabolism.*

There are nine essential amino acids that the body cannot manufacture itself and consumed through food or supplement form. Of those nine, L-Leucine, L-IsoLeucine, and L-Valine play a critical role in muscle development because they are metabolized in the muscle rather than the liver.*

Because BCAAs are metabolized in the muscle, they can be used for building new proteins or for energy.* Using BCAAs regularly can help provide your body with vital muscle building elements from a high-quality source.*

Stimulant Free Fat Burners

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BPI Sports Nite Burn: If you're on a mission to lose fat and you already have a fat loss diet and workout plan what can you do next to take your results up a notch? By supplementing with a stimulant free fat burner, you can support your body's "fat burning engine" so that your body uses fat as a fuel source - helping you shed those extra pounds in the process!

Stimulant free fat burners are great alternatives to stimulant fat burners - those that contain caffeine and other stimulants. But you can also consider using a combination of fat burners to help support your fat loss program! Stimulant free fat burners aren't designed to shoot your energy through the roof, but natural ingredients may provide sustained energy and support for normal appetite.

Fat Burner

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BPI Sports B4: Get a leg up in the war against body fat with fat burners - a great addition to a proper fat loss and diet program. It's time to overcome those stubborn fat-burning plateaus.

Containing a wide variety of ingredients such as green tea extract, caffeine, yohimbe, branched chain amino acids and a variety of herbs, vitamins, and minerals - fat burners are potent fat fighting products designed to have your back when you need it.*

Fat Burners are commonly used to support:

  • Energy levels*
  • Your body's ability to burn fat as fuel*
  • Fast Metabolism*
  • Muscle preservation during fat loss*
  • Mental acuity and focus*
  • Normal appetite and minimized cravings*

Hardcore Muscle Building Stack

Protein Powder

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BPI Whey-HD: Taking a high quality protein supplement will help ensure you get enough protein to fuel your workouts and proper muscle recovery.*

Tip: Try to get a product that includes a protein isolate. By taking a protein powder that contains whey isolate, which is a fast digesting protein, immediately following your workout—you'll help kick start muscle recovery.*

Glutamine

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BPI Sports Gluta Alkaline: If you're working hard in the gym each day, there's no question that you'll want to be taking care of your body during training. Each time you lift weight, a large amount of stress is placed on the body.

The body can lose up to 50% of its glutamine levels during training, and if your immune system or other parts of your body become glutamine-deficient, the muscles' glutamine stores are first to be robbed, creating the risk for catabolism. Help your body progress, not go backwards.

Often overlooked as a simple amino acid, Glutamine is one of the best anti-catabolic ingredients around, so start sending in those reinforcements and supporting your body's battle in the gym.*

Creatine Monohydrate

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BPI Sports BUILD-HD: If you're training hard daily, proper nutrition and supplementation are essential. Building muscle takes a lot of work. In the gym, you get out what you put in, so maximum effort is crucial to great results.

Supplementing with Creatine Mono can replenish your creatine stores, an ingredient found naturally in foods like red meat.* Creatine helps fuel your muscles during high-intensity exercise.* Creatine isn't a stimulant like caffeine, so you may not "feel" it immediately. Creatine works at the muscular level to support strength, power, explosive energy and endurance.*

Creatine helps provide energy to complete each and every muscular contraction.* Creatine can be the driving force behind your workouts.*

Amino Acids

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BPI Sports Blox: Amino acids are the building blocks of muscle. They help with muscular repair and recovery after an intense workout.*

Amino acids are a great addition to your supplement arsenal. They'll support your amazing transformation throughout the entire 12-week training program.

Tip: If you get a flavored amino powder, you can add it to your water throughout the day for extra flavor!

Pre-workout Booster

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BPI Sports 1.M.R Vortex: Pre-workout boosters are designed to help you maximize your time in the gym and attack those weight racks!*

Some of the benefits you may experience are:

  • Sharp mental alertness and focus*
  • Skyrocketing energy levels*
  • Circulating oxygen flow in the muscle tissue*
  • Explosive muscular energy*
  • Vein-popping vascular pumps*
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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moo1111

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I would like to order the Opti Men multi vitamin but cant get it shipped to Canada. Any suggestions as to a replacement?

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NorthDragon

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NorthDragon

I buy my sups from SND Canada for years now. You can get it there. I didn't try buying from BB .com yet. Prices seems very good, but I'm not sure about Customs.

Jan 6, 2012 10:51pm | report
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hondo1987

um i never had a problem with supplements even when i was deployed to iraq im sure you will be fine

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GPorter23

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GPorter23

get progressive's multi!

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blackwing1212

obti-men multi vitamins and C4 cannot be shipped to canada for some reason i tried number of times and didnt work u can replace opti-men with any other multi vitamin product from GNC (easiest any fastest way).

May 8, 2012 5:42pm | report
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Markus11148

animal pak for sure.

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jeramyRR

Have you tried amazon?

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dwillich87

I buy my Opti-Men in Canada at Popeye's

Jan 11, 2013 11:38pm | report
Mrborg

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Mrborg

Tried iherb.com..

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CdangerT

GNC has a good multi called Mega Men - Sport. It's kind of pricey but overall any sort of multivitamin should be fine

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keshav3636

I would recommend buying Animal Pak or Armour-V by muscle pharm. both are available on the website.

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biggero

Now Adam.

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kirtivsingh

Go For Gaspari Anavite, Kris Recommended that in his DTP workout and i ordered that here in Canada and it came without issues

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darkvoice8

Ya you can I live in Ontario and order everything from here. You just have to go to the Canadian store. The button should be on your top left when your in the store

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i have N.O explode 2.0 whey protein optimen fish old Xtend Sci vaction animal cuts

i'll wait till i finish these supplements .. because i just order it .. so whats the best plan to use the above sups ?

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Would have bought this if the shipping wasn't 25 euros!

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Got all the supplements, tomorrow training star!

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u following 12 week trainer program

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This is way too much to spend on supps. All the guys on here that look like superman are that way because they take $1,000 worth of supps every month and get it all for free because they endorse it. I agree that a Pre workout, protein powder multivitamin and/or BCAA is essential but you dont need every little thing he mentions.

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Thats right, me too..i only take some of them, i take bcaa, glutamin and whey protein.

Jan 29, 2012 11:54pm | report
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Dsach07

$1000 dollars?
I spend maybe 120 on everything you see here and one or two more things, just shop around for the best price with a good rep.

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Yeah, I'm just gonna stick with a multi, pre, protein, and BCAA also. Maybe I shouldn't expect as much in gains but I don't think they're all necessary.

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chrisjpost

exactly what i was thinking its so expensive. im guna try the training programme with the cheap alternatives and see how it goes

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I agree with you on this the price of success cannot always be measured by the number of items we buy but the quality of the workout and smart supplementation.

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I agree with you on this the price of success cannot always be measured by the number of items we buy but the quality of the workout and smart supplementation.

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