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    Essential supplements

    After reading this month muscle and fitness which said that beginners should take
    Whey Protein
    L'Arginine
    and HMB

    Is there anything else that I should take other than EFA's and what should i not be takin?
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    no need to take arginine or hmb.

    creatine and a multi vitamin.

    start out with creatine mono and see if you respond. scitec makes a cheap creapure that is perfect for you.

    good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by leg_press View Post
    After reading this month muscle and fitness which said that beginners should take
    Whey Protein
    L'Arginine
    and HMB

    Is there anything else that I should take other than EFA's and what should i not be takin?
    Definitely no need for the l-arginine or HMB.

    The Basics:
    Whey
    Creatine
    Fish Oil
    Multi

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    Quote Originally Posted by UNCnate View Post
    Definitely no need for the l-arginine or HMB.

    The Basics:
    Whey
    Creatine
    Fish Oil
    Multi
    ^^exactly^^

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    Quote Originally Posted by UNCnate View Post
    Definitely no need for the l-arginine or HMB.

    The Basics:
    Whey
    Creatine
    Fish Oil
    Multi
    I agree with this, except I would add an anti-oxidant. To me, that is as or more important than a multi.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Twin Peak View Post
    I agree with this, except I would add an anti-oxidant. To me, that is as or more important than a multi.
    What about just foods that are higher in anti-oxidants are they not sufficient enough?

    IE. Berries (raspberries) green/white teas





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    Quote Originally Posted by Twin Peak View Post
    I agree with this, except I would add an anti-oxidant. To me, that is as or more important than a multi.
    yep, some egcg's.

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    I've had ppl inc pros tell me I shudnt have creatine until my diet is spot on and my workouts r very intense
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    well, i agree to a point. you shouldnt resort to any supps unless your diet and routine is spot on. at the same time phrasing it like that insinuates that creatine is more of an advanced supp, which it is not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twin Peak View Post
    I agree with this, except I would add an anti-oxidant. To me, that is as or more important than a multi.
    Should have mentioned that. I really liked DS Vigor when I used it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IainDaniel View Post
    What about just foods that are higher in anti-oxidants are they not sufficient enough?

    IE. Berries (raspberries) green/white teas
    That is like saying people eat enough fish so that they do not need to supplement with fish oil. Or steak so that they do not have to supplement with creatine.

    What I am saying is, yes, it is possible to get sufficient anti-oxidants from food, but its unlikely that anyone is getting a sufficient amount every day.





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    I agree that diet should be spot on before resorting to supplements. I only use a multi, whey protein, and fish oils regularly. I will add creatine when bulking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leg_press View Post
    After reading this month muscle and fitness which said that beginners should take
    Whey Protein
    L'Arginine
    and HMB

    Is there anything else that I should take other than EFA's and what should i not be takin?
    arginine in of itself really isnt a necessity as a basic. i would classify the "basics" as whey, multi vitamin, efas and creatine. arginine is one of the basics of NO products, but outside of an amino received via whey, you dont have to supplement it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twin Peak View Post
    That is like saying people eat enough fish so that they do not need to supplement with fish oil. Or steak so that they do not have to supplement with creatine.

    What I am saying is, yes, it is possible to get sufficient anti-oxidants from food, but its unlikely that anyone is getting a sufficient amount every day.
    I guess I have never really looked at Anti-oxidants other then teas and berries.

    Maybe if DS (Vigor) was available in Canada





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    Hi Guys, that list of 4 items sounds good. (im new by the way, and looking to get some suppliments ordered).

    BUT, I have been reading Anthony Ellis' page and he says you need MRP. (which consists of Whey protein and maltodextrin (carbs).
    So which should us skinny newbies buy, Whey protein or a MRP?

    Thanks

    Geraint

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