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What Are The Top 3 Fat Burners Out Right Now?

What are the top 3 fat burners out right now? Learn what our forum members believe to be the top 3 supplements for full throttle fat burning effects! Learn why they chose them and how they worked.

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TOPIC: What Are The Top 3 Fat Burners Out Right Now?

The Question:

The holiday season is upon us once again and now more than ever we need that little something extra to give us the edge in the battle for fat loss! We have training, nutrition, and motivation, but we need one more thing... Supplements!

This is your chance to show the world what you think are the best fat burning supplements currently available. Help others make a choice so they can get the fastest results!

What are the top 3 fat burners out right now? Give exact brand names and the names of products. Why did you choose these products?

How do these products compare with Ephedra or other fat burners that may no longer be available?

What were your (or somebody you know) results with them and would you recommend them to others?

Show off your knowledge to the world!

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    Prizes:
      1st place - 75 in store credit.
      2nd place - 50 in store credit.
      3rd place - 25 in store credit.

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1st Place - ManInTheBox
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The holiday season is upon us once again and now more than ever we need that little something extra to give us the edge in the battle for fat loss! We have training, nutrition, and motivation, but we need one more thing... Supplements!

Though there are many people out there who rely way too much upon our technology and improvement via pharmaceuticals, there is no denying that there are very legitimate and beneficial supplements out there that can aid in weight gain, muscle gain, fat loss, and overall health.

Well today we're going to take a look at the products that help us lose the body fat. It's very difficult these days to figure out which products are crap and which ones actually work. We're going to look at three different products, see how they work differently, the same, and which one may work best for you!

This is your chance to show the world what you think are the best fat burning supplements currently available. Help others make a choice so they can get the fastest results!


Top Three Fat Burners
What Are The Top 3 Fat Burners Out Right Now? Give Exact Brand Names And The Names Of Products. Why Did You Choose These Products?


1. Ergopharm Amp:

  • I've been a huge fan of the Amp for quite some time now. Formulated by the one and only Patrick Arnold of Ergopharm, has formulated a product that I have had great results with, and have been using before my workouts for several months now. There are a few key things about the Amp that I am really fond of.

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  • First, the caffeine content is not that high. Too many products these days are overloaded with diuretics and caffeine to give you the feeling as though your energy is crazy which must mean you're burning body fat, right? Wrong.

    Though I am an advocate of caffeine and I feel it can be a very useful tool for increasing the intensity of your workouts, it should be used in moderation and never relied upon as the soul energy source for your workout.

  • Something that also sets Amp aside from all of the other products out there is the inclusion of Geranamine. Geranamine is a derivative of geranium oil which resembles the body's own chemical messenger, epinephrine (adrenaline).

    Like adrenaline, Geranamine is a powerful CNS stimulant, for added energy, increased clarity and a boost in physical performance, especially valuable to athletes during calorie restriction or when focus is needed. For fat loss, Geranamine works through a similar chemical pathway as ephedrine, causing a rise in cAMP, the chemical messenger that triggers fat release.

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    This collection of billions of neurons is arguably the most complex object known.

    The central nervous system along with the peripheral nervous system comprise a primary division of controls that command all physical activities of a human.

    Neurons of the central nervous system affect consciousness and mental activity while spinal extensions of central nervous system neuron pathways affect skeletal muscles and organs in the body.


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    There is a lot of speculation that Geranamine is just as beneficial as Ephedrine was for fat loss and energy! Along with great energy, Geranamine also assists with appetite suppression.

  • The last unique ingredient also included in Amp is Chocamine. Chocamine is a proprietary cocoa extract meant to provide the stimulation and health benefits of chocolate without any of the unnecessary, potentially unhealthy ingredients (such as sugar and fat).

    Chocamine also contains methylxanthines such as theobromine, caffeine, and theophylline. Each gram of Chocamine contains 120 mg theobromine and 80 mg caffeine. Thus meaning that much of the caffeine content in Amp is naturally occurring and has a longer half life in the body, meaning no crash, no jitters, just clean long lasting energy!


2. Nutrex Lipo 6:

  • This is another product that I have heard so much great feedback about and when I've tried it really did like it as well. Once again the first time I saw this product I did what I do all of the time and I analyzed the ingredients. I'm a huge fan of the product because it's simple and doesn't overload the liqui-capsule with a bunch of ridiculous ingredients.

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  • We have Synephrine. Which is great for raising your metabolism. Secondly we have guggulsterones which support proper thyroid function and increase T3 levels which enable your body to continue burning body fat at a greater rate than normal during a calorie deficit.

    Third we have the inclusion of Yohimbine which basically helps with the rising of metabolic rate, mood enhancement, and overall fat loss. Next we have caffeine, which in a nutshell we all know as an energy supplement, but it does have many other benefits such as increasing mental focus and fat metabolism.

    Last, we have the ingredient Bioperine added, which basically is added to assist in the absorption of other ingredients, thus improving the effectiveness of the product. With the total caffeine content only at 200 milligrams for every two liqui-caps, this product is definitely one that is legitimate without caffeine overload.

  • Overall, Lipo 6 is definitely one of (in my opinion) the original fat burners out there without the usage of ephedrine that yields great results with just a few simple ingredients. No proprietary blends either, so you can gauge how much you want and when you want to take it.

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3. Palo Alto Labs Leviathan:

  • A fairly new product that promises to allow your body to simultaneously build muscle and maintain it while shredding as much body fat as possible.

    The idea is pretty simple, throw in a natural testosterone booster, in this case Tribulus Terrestris, along with a fat burning concoction including caffeine, fenugreek, l tyrosine, Diindolylmethane, Cocoa extract, and green tea for maximum fat burning while keeping testosterone levels (at an already normal level), to keep the muscle mass maintained. In addition, they added 9 milligrams of Yohimbe HCL for additional fat burning and testosterone benefits.

  • I have sampled this product before and I really did like it. I did not use it for an extensive amount of time to see what kind of results I would get, but when I did use it I liked what I felt. First thing I got was a nice warm-up. My body began perspiring, and I personally love that effect prior to getting in the gym.
  • Secondly, a nice clean energy, similar to that of the Amp took me through my workout without a crash or jitters. This is definitely a product that before you use it, you need to realize you are not going to get some insane energy rush like that of a liquid energy drink.

  • Most of the feedback from Leviathan has been very good. I included this product in my list of the top 3 fat burners on the market because it is very unique but still simple.
  • The only downside is that we don't know the exact caffeine content of Leviathan, so it is something that you must gauge and begin with the minimum dosage before delving into regular extensive usage. Especially because of the Yohimbe content, you must not take too many at once or you will experience very severe perspiration and dehydration.

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Before Purchasing
Things To Take Into Consideration Before Purchasing A Fat Burner?

-> Your Sensitivity To Caffeine And Other Stimulants:

-> Your Diet:

    Have you adjusted your diet and exercise program to suit your goals? If you are working out minimally, and your diet is not in check, you are not going to maximize your results from a fat burner. A supplement is exactly that, a supplement. It helps you reach your goal, but doesn't do it all by itself.


While Using A Fat Burner
Things To Take Into Consideration While Using A Fat Burner?

-> Time Of Day When You Take It:

    Always remember not to take a fat burner or any other energy supplement within six hours of bed time. I often will allow up to eight hours even. You don't want to be restless before bed, sleep is when you grow and recharge!

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-> Always Stay Very Well Hydrated:

    All fat burners have some diuretic effect, thus they will drain your body pretty quickly due to the caffeine at least. Drinking at least a gallon of water a day during the usage of fat burners will not only help with hydration but further rid your body of toxins.

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-> Remember To Always Gauge How A Fat Burner Makes You Feel As Well:

    Everyone reacts differently to products, so before using a product for an extensive amount of time, gauge it, and if you feel anything odd, contact the manufacturer or return it to the store that you purchased it from.


Compared To Ephedra
How Do These Products Compare With Ephedra Or Other Fat Burners That May No Longer Be Available?

Immediately after the Ephedra ban, we were left with few fat burners that were once again your concoction of caffeine and diuretics. Nowadays, we have a wide array of very effective fat burners. The one downside is that you do not find that crazy energy that was associated with taking ephedrine based products.

As I did state earlier, the ingredient Geranamine found in Amp does have very powerful similarities to ephedrine though. Long lasting energy, increase in metabolism, and powerful effects on focus and cognitive function yield many similar feelings that are associated with the usage ephedrine, without all of the dangerous side effects and health dangers.


Results
What Were Your (Or Somebody You Know) Results With Them And Would You Recommend Them To Others?

The experience that I have had with the fat burners that I suggested were all very good. I definitely would encourage people who are looking for a boost in energy and assistance in fat loss to give them a try. Considering that they are all very affordable, you can afford to try each of them and gauge your results.

Overall my favorite product that I have tried and am still using is Ergopharm's Amp. It's a product that I feel very good about and have liked the results that have come along with it. Whether it's a good attribute to you or not, Amp is formulated so you do not get jittery energy.

The energy I get is always very clean and steady, and most importantly I do not experience the crash that many fat burners and energy supplements come along with.

A few reminders do include remembering the importance of a proper diet, exercise, and rest regimen. If you are working out and still eating like crap, your gains will be few and far between. If you are eating healthy but not working out properly, you'll still be missing a lot.

Lastly, if you are not resting and partying two or three nights a week including drinking, your results will be hindered. Train hard, eat hard, and rest hard!

For further questions and advice, please feel free to contact me at BKevin89@yahoo.com. I am glad to answer questions!


2nd Place - Opiewags99
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The holiday season is upon us once again and now more than ever we need that little something extra to give us the edge in the battle for fat loss! We have training, nutrition, and motivation, but we need one more thing... Supplements!

This is your chance to show the world what you think are the best fat burning supplements currently available. Help others make a choice so they can get the fastest results!


Top Three Fat Burners
What Are The Top 3 Fat Burners Out Right Now? Give Exact Brand Names And The Names Of Products. Why Did You Choose These Products?

If you've never tried a fat burner before, this is the perfect time to give them a chance. This could be the supplement that you've been reluctant to try, but unless you're willing to give it a shot? You'll never know!

When looking for a fat burner, there are two essential things to look for:

  1. Ingredients you recognize, or can look up. For example, some of the more famous fat burner ingredients include caffeine and synephrine. These can be looked up in the Bodybuilding.com directory.
  2. Respectable Brands. We've all been fooled by the supplements that claim to have fat burning or even anabolic effects, only to end up with a placebo at best. But with well respected companies that have exceptional reputations for the latest in research and technology, you know that you're getting the greatest quality product for your money.

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Personally I've had excellent results with fat burners, and here are a few of my picks for the most effective of the bunch:


-> Nutrex Lipo-6:

    Not only was this the Bodybuilding.com's fat loss product of the year for 2007, it also was the energy supplement of the year! This product is one of the best selling and most critically acclaimed of the fat loss supplements, but that is just a side note.

    This supplement has been the most effective of anything I've tried to get me back into beach-body shape after a nice winter/spring mass gaining period. When taking Lipo, your body feels warmer and you can tell it's working because of it. The reason that Lipo 6 is such an effective fat burner really lies in its ingredients, which are shown below:

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    Ingredients: 1

    Synthetic 99% Guggulsterones

      Guggulsterones come from a plant in India, where it has been used as an aid for weight loss for many years. Essentially guggulsterones stimulate the thyroid gland in an enzymatic way to increase the metabolism. 2

    Yohimbine HCL

      Yohimbe comes from the bark of a west-African tree, and is a very powerful antioxidant which can also lead to vasodilatation in the body. 3 This basically means that the blood vessels of the body will increase in diameter, supplying the muscles and skin with more oxygen and nutrients. This is good because it causes an increase in heart rate and allows more efficient oxygenation to the muscles especially while exercising.

    Caffeine Anhydrous

      Caffeine is essentially the most popular stimulant found in normal foods. Some examples include coffee, tea, and most soft drinks. Caffeine is most simply a central nervous stimulant, which basically means that physical as well as mental processes of the body are stimulated.

      For us bodybuilders, this means that that groggy feeling right after waking, or the three-o-clock slump can be removed, as long as you have your trusty caffeine supplement on hand.

    Bioperine 5mg

      Bioperine comes from black pepper. Bioperine is very capable of moving directly into the bloodstream and therefore aids in the absorption of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This increased absorption of nutrients which would aid in thermogenesis, one of the main goals of a fat burner. 4

      The real reason that I chose this product as my number one selection is that it has been incredibly effective for me. It has a small number of ingredients, all of which have a distinct and specific purpose, rather than some fat burners having dozens of ingredients for the sake of filling out the label. It also utilizes a liquid-capsule, which dissolves in the stomach better than a solid pill.

      While on Lipo 6, I can maintain an exceptionally high amount of productivity at work as well as the gym due to the fact that it doesn't give me jitters or make me antsy. It has just the right amount of kick to get you going.


-> Optimum Nutrition's Thermo Cuts Extreme:

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    This product uses some of the same ingredients as in Lipo 6 including:

    1. Synephrine
    2. Caffeine
    3. Yohimbine HCl
    4. Guggulsterones

    A couple addition ingredients are added as well, which will be discussed below.

    Ingredients:

    Green Tea Extract

      Green Tea Extract is known for its excellent antioxidant potential as well as its ability to aid in proper flora of bacteria and other microorganisms in the intestines 5 The addition of these two pieces aid in the overall health of an individual, thus aiding in allowing proper blood flow, and the ability to work out to ones full potential.

    Sunflower Oil Extract

      The main purpose of sunflower oil is that it contains Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA.) This molecule is a rather complicated unsaturated fat, but to simplify it to a degree, it essentially regulates fat and protein metabolism in animals 6 This essentially slows the breakdown of protein during exercise, which is definitely what we're looking for here at Bodybuilding.com.

    Coleus forskohlii

      Very simply stated, Coleus forskohlii has a stimulating effect on the thyroid. This ramps up metabolism which means that more calories will be burnt without even exerting yourself. It also has an effect on cAMP which is the simple and broken down form of ATP, the body's energy molecule. This simply causes more energy output to create the ATP's and thus more calories burnt by the user 7

    Overall, I chose this product once again because of the simple ingredient profile, and the lack of fillers. I like this product more than Lipo 6 in one aspect. It has less caffeine so I can take it at night and still sleep soundly. Now I know that not all people can sleep under the effects of a stimulant, but I assure you that this supplement is much milder than Lipo 6, perhaps a great choice for people who can't handle Lipo 6.


-> MHP Anadrox:

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    With the gains in size due to creatine, as well as the INSANE pumps from the NO2, this product proves to be a one-stop shopping experience for someone looking to put on some lean muscle, as well as leaving excess flab behind.


Compared To Ephedra
How Do These Products Compare With Ephedra Or Other Fat Burners That May No Longer Be Available?

Ephedra was an exceptionally effective fat burner. Now that it's no longer the key ingredient, loads of research has been going on to find new and safer stimulant and thermogenic ingredients. With these ingredients listed above, we move closer and closer to being as effective as ephedra was, minus the harmful side effects that Ephedra displayed.

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Results
What Were Your (Or Somebody You Know) Results With Them And Would You Recommend Them To Others?

I would absolutely recommend these three supplements to anyone looking to lose a few extra pounds. Keep in mind, depending on your goal, I would suggest a different one, for example the Thermo-Cuts has less caffeine and the Anadrox has NO2 and Creatine.

One last note about fat burners. Always pay very close attention to the way you feel while on them. If you feel uncomfortable in any way then you should stop taking that product. There are stimulant free fat burners as well as thyroid regulators that can work just as well. There's no sense in risking it all for a couple extra pounds.

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References:

  1. www.bodybuilding.com/store/nutrex/lipo6.html
  2. www.bodybuilding.com/store/guggul.html
  3. www.bodybuilding.com/store/yo.html
  4. www.diet-supplement-review.com/bioperine.html
  5. www.bodybuilding.com/store/green.html
  6. www.bodybuilding.com/store/cla.html
  7. www.bodybuilding.com/store/fors.html


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1: Leviathan:

    I would have to say, without any doubt, that Leviathan by Palo Alto Labs is the number one fat burner on the market today. I used this product for one month and the results were simply amazing. I am not the type of person that really develops a loyalty for any single brand or product, but Leviathan certainly distinguished itself from the rest of the pack.

    This product is a much needed double edged sword when it comes to attempting a cut that doesn't sacrifice muscle. After trying a few days of samples, I decided to give this product a full test drive while cutting this past Spring. I am always paranoid about losing muscle each and every time I begin a cutting regimen so I figured this would definitely be worth a try.

    In an eight week effort to reach 12% body fat, I successfully did so with virtually no loss in muscle. Tribulus has always been effective at increasing my strength but I think the ingredients in Leviathan had a synergistic effect that made keeping strength up on a cut even easier. The energy from this product is very clean and I never had feelings of nervousness while using it.

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2: Man Scorch:

    This product would come a not-too-distant second place. I used this product last year when I was cutting and I believe it provided me with very noticeable results. It impressed me initially simply due to the strong ingredient profile and the combination of the most effective compounds available.

    I think the addition of Rasberry ketones, PEA, and high potency Green/Oolong tea give this product an edge over many other fat loss products. I lost around 10lbs. in a month using Scorch and was able to maintain muscle throughout the process. The energy I got from this product was very good as well. It's not over stimulating yet it is very noticeable at the same time.

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3: USPLabs C2:

    C2 is, in my opinion, a very underrated product that is certainly not on the top of the best seller list. I bought this product because it appeared to have a very good ingredient profile in terms of fat loss, but also because of the addition of nootropic and adaptogenic herbs: Rhodiola and Bacopa.

    Energy was increased with the very first dose, however, after about one week of continuous use I noticed some cognitive enhancement. I found it easier to focus in my college classes and it was very beneficial when studying for exams or writing papers. As far as fat loss goes, I managed to I lose approximately 4lbs over a one month period and I was not really cutting calories as much as I usually do when cutting.

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Compared To Ephedra
How Do These Products Compare With Ephedra Or Other Fat Burners That May No Longer Be Available?

I must confess that I was never a fan of Ephedra or any products that contained it. Yes, it was very effective for fat loss, however, I find the aforementioned products and their ingredients just as effective, or more so, than Ephedra.

The results I have obtained while using these products are comparable to what I was able to achieve five years ago when using Ephedra-based products. In fact, I believe that ingredients like Yohimbine and Synephrine, when combined with Caffeine Anhydrous, are probably superior to the old EC stack that is so dearly missed by many.


Results
What Were Your (Or Somebody You Know) Results With Them And Would You Recommend Them To Others?

As mentioned, all of these products gave me incredible results. Other products, some with ingredient profiles very similar to those in my top three, did not work as well as these. In addition, many made me nervous and jittery, and this kind of energy made them difficult to tolerate. With the top three products I listed, I was able to lose fat while using them.

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Top Three Fat Burners
What Are The Top 3 Fat Burners Out Right Now? Give Exact Brand Names And The Names Of Products. Why Did You Choose These Products?

Let me start off by saying, I don't believe in fat burners. I am not saying they don't work, but they can be expensive, and there are much better routes to take. The main reason I am not a fan of the fat burner supplements is the fact that it leads people to believe that they either don't need to clean up their diet to lose weight, they don't need to exercise, or both.

For this reason, my top 3 are not all considered "fat burners," but are very beneficial when trying to lose weight.


1. A Healthy Diet:

    All right, so it's not exactly a supplement, but a huge problem with people trying to lose weight is that they look for "the magic pill." Truth be told, all the pills in the world won't help you if you are not willing to put the effort into learning about nutrition, and putting the time into setting up a diet plan.

    It is not hard at all, and I can say from personal experience, a healthy diet is the biggest factor when losing weight, and it doesn't cost extra money to be throwing back pills. Before anyone can even start trying to lose weight, they have to get their diet in order or nothing else will help.

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      "Would you want there to be a magic pill that would turn anyone into 6-7% body fat within a month without having to diet, lift, or cardio ? Basically you take the pills and the fat really does melt away without sacrificing any muscle, and it's 100% safe . At the same time this magic pill would give you extra muscle for doing just a little weight training."
    • The Magic Pill - Started By mentho81
      "Well, after 3-4 months of losing 1-2 lb's a week, I have decided to jump on the latest "magic pill", i.e the velocity diet. For the last 3 weeks or so I have been eating at maintenance in prep for the diet so I don't completely kill my metabolism."
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      "I have found the pill that will make you cut and big in less than 4 weeks!"


2. Higher Power Caffeine:

    I chose caffeine as the number one product. Higher Power is a great brand to use because it's cheap and affordable at only $0.17 per 200mg serving, and 120 servings in a bottle. Caffeine works the best while trying to lose weight, its simple, and caffeine accelerates the heart rate, which leads to more fat being burned.

    I don't suggest being up on caffeine at all times, but it makes a great pre workout weight loss supplement that will also help out your workout by giving supplying the body with more energy. I would personally suggest using caffeine for 2-3 weeks, then cycling off of it for a week or 2 to allow the body to get rid of any built up tolerance. Also, don't take caffeine if you feel you are too sensitive to stimulants, and never take too much as excessive amounts can be hazardous to one's health.

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3. SciVation Xtend:

    My third choice is probably more for athletes or bodybuilders who are concerned about strength and muscle mass. Xtend probably won't be useful for the average Joe, but for anyone who loves to lift weights, Xtend is great. Xtend is a BCAA product, what this does is it will help your body preserve muscle while trying to lose weight, which means you can keep more strength, and lose more fat, instead of muscle. As an added bonus, it helps out greatly with muscle recovery and endurance through workouts.

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Compared To Ephedra
How Do These Products Compare With Ephedra Or Other Fat Burners That May No Longer Be Available?

What I listed, are not exactly fat burners, and for that reason, they don't compare to Ephedra. Caffeine exerts similar effects that Ephedra would, and works best when the two are stacked together. But even Ephedra wont do anything for most people if their diet plan is not in check.


Results
What Were Your (Or Somebody You Know) Results With Them And Would You Recommend Them To Others?

Would I recommend fat burners? No. From my top 3 list, yes, all 3 are recommended. Losing weight is simple, if you need 2200 calories to maintain your weight you consume 1800-2000 calories of clean, healthy, and protein-rich food and exercise regularly (and with added cardio).

I know this, because my mom has probably tried 9 different fat burners, all with the same effect. NOTHING. Why? Sure, they work, they will help, but not if you don't eat healthy. She has used everything from herbs to stimulants, and nothing has worked.

I am currently cutting as well, I don't even use caffeine for the extra boost, I just eat healthy and exercise, plus the Xtend to prevent muscle breakdown, and I'm losing a pound a week and looking great.

So unless you are an advanced lifter with a set diet plan and workout routine who is just having trouble losing the stubborn fat, I would not recommend a fat burner.


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