Pre-Ignition Stack (CREignite + Agmatine Sulfate)
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The Pre-Ignition Stack: "The Jumpstart You Need To Ignite The Fire!"
Each Stack Includes The Following:
1 x NEW CREignite (30 Servings)
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Getting into the creatine market we didn’t want to just pump out your same generic blends with the same generic ingredients. Most blends rarely seem to deliver much more than regular old creatine but we wanted to deliver a blend to our Fanatyx that would restore their faith in this particular category. Creatine blends have a lot of potential and if you give us a shot we’re going to show you just how far they can take your performance.
Regardless of your particular sport you’ve likely already heard of creatine at some point. It’s the one supplement everyone seems to know but unfortunately few seem to have a solid of understanding of what it is and what it does. Its benefits to exercise performance has been so deeply researched and so greatly supported by the athletic community that to not use it would be crazy.
A quick summary for those less experienced with creatine: Creatine monohydrate functions by increasing intracellular creatine stores (1). Creatine phosphate is a key member in the production of ATP, which is one of the main forms of energy utilized in the body. During intense exercise as ATP becomes used and converted to ADP creatine phosphate can donate its phosphate group returning it to ATP to be reutilized(5). The effect is most strongly pronounced during short bouts of power such as sprinting, weight lifting, or various other high impact sports.
The impact of creatine on cell volume is more important than most tend to understand. A larger cell has more surface area and optimizes cellular life, and greatly improves cellular functions like glycogen uptake (2). Increased glycogen uptake to skeletal muscle is preferential for any athlete as it will undoubtedly lead to enhanced performance. In addition, the increased cell volume and creatine stores promote greater performance and training adaptations, effectively enhancing every workout (3).
Creatine Monohydrate Overview:
Magnesium Creatine Chelate:
Why two different sources of creatine, wouldn’t they all have the same effect? The answer is a confusing yes and no. Creatine Monohydrate is a nice cheap source of creatine that delivers the results as promised of creatine. However many people can find GI distress with higher doses of creatine monohydrate and to get creatines effects you need to make sure you’re dosing enough to saturate creatine phosphate stores. The effect takes time and results will be subtle to non-existent in non responders or people dosing too little.
This is where Magnesium Creatine Chelate, more commonly referenced as MCC, comes in to play. Anecdotal reports suggest MCC doesn’t produce the same GI distress more commonly noticed with creatine monohydrate. MCC also appears to be a superior creatine form in regards to overall effects.
A study was done comparing magnesium creatine chelate supplementation to magnesium oxide and creatine supplementation. Both protocols produced similar significant increases in power compared to placebo with significant increases in peak torque and great increases in work capacity from the MCC group. The magnesium creatine chelate group had some surprisingly significant effects compared to magnesium oxide and creatine supplementation group(6).
The researchers also measured the effects both groups had on water composition of the body including intracellular, extracellular and total body water retention. It was found that only the magnesium creatine chelate group had a significant increase in intracellular water retention and significant decrease in extracellular water retention and researchers attributed this to a better uptake of creatine(6).
This is the volumizing effect of the cell we are looking for with creatine that will also produce significant improves in how your physique looks as muscle bellies expand with water. Beyond the effects of the creatine, MCC also supplies a significant amount of magnesium. Magnesium is important for a host of biological functions including energy production and exercise has the potential to reduce magnesium status in athletes(7). ATP production from myokinase and creatine kinase reactions require magnesium(6). However few studies have produced the favorable direct results on exercise performance that are sought with solely magnesium supplementation. Regardless it is an important mineral and from an overall health perspective it’s nice to know MCC is helping to maintain optimal magnesium status.
Magnesium Creatine Chelate Overview:
Let’s not forget it should also add to all the effects of general creatine monohydrate supplementation with enhancements in a few areas. Why use both? We wanted a cost effective creatine that gave an extra kick you’re looking for with Genomyx.
This lesser known compound has a variety of benefits to enhancing exercise performance but most commonly referenced are its various impacts on ATP pools. ATP (adenosine- triphosphate ) is an important substrate in energy utilization in humans and other animals and is rapidly depleted by intense exercise (8).
Orotic acid enhances ATP pools through varying mechanisms, but more commonly noted are its ability to increase levels of the nucleosides uridine and cytidine. Uridine is capable of increasing myocardial ATP through anaerobic glycolysis (9). Through abilities to increase hepatic release pyrimidine nucleosides, orotic acid can be cardio-protective by preventing the depletion of adenine nucleotides in infarcted hearts (10). Increases in uridine should also correlate to increases in muscular uptake of glucose, glycolysis, and myocardial performance under normal and hypoxic conditions (13).
More simply put, orotic acid has the potential to increase ATP pools under stressful conditions such as exercise and can enhance performance.
Another plausible mechanism for orotic acid’s benefits to exercise is its ability to increase the formation of beta-alanine (11). Beta-alanine is well known for its benefits to increase muscular carnosine stores and boost athletic performance during endurance exercise (12).
Orotic Acid Review:
From here on out we’ll just refer to this herb as Astra. It’s one of the 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine and has many promising effects on the body for athletes its absurd.
It is studied widely for its immune system strengthening qualities which is an area where athletes can suppress their own abilities to fight of illness (14). Astra has been studied in many rodent models to show it can help promote immune function (15) but it’s also proved its worth in bigger trials. In an open clinical trial 115 patients with leukopenia received either a high dose or low dose Astra preparation. Leukopenia is a disease in which an individual has a low white blood cell count leaving them more vulnerable to infection. In both dosing groups Astra significantly elevated white blood cell count substantially boosting their immune function(16).
Healthy in more ways than one Astra is also excellent for cellular and mitochondrial health. Mitochondrial health specifically is a key factor for health and longevity and athletes who train strenuously may overwhelm their own bodies mechanisms for protecting them(17). Lipid peroxidation being a key damaging factor to the mitochondrial membrane fluidity(18) can be greatly inhibited by Astra(20). The heart is especially vulnerable to this damaging process making Astra an excellent add to any individual looking to not only build a better physique but a healthier one as well(19).
It makes us healthier, cool but how much is that really going to do for me? Fret not Fanatyx because Astra’s been field tested as well for actual performance enhancing qualities and looking at the science it’s going to do a lot for you. Animal models have shown Astra to significantly reduce symptoms of lethargy and weakness in chronically fatiguing trials where the animals were over worked and underfed (21). This is a situation not that unfamiliar with athletes who can be overzealous with their training and often go too far to recover. For this reason competitive body builders and physique athletes will greatly appreciate what Astra does for them as they train for many weeks on hypocaloric diets to get into peak condition for competitions.
Will I notice that in the gym, what if I’m eating plenty and go to bed on time, will it really do much? Actually yes, Astra has been shown in animal models using rodents and forced swimming trials that it can significantly extend swimming time and enhance endurance capacity(22). It also slows blood lactate accumulation and reduces serum BUN levels post exercise. Elevated BUN(blood urea nitrogen) levels can cause symptoms of lethargy so using Astra can reduce that post workout fatigue you might be accustomed to. It’s shown to be cardio protective in vivo in rodent models through its antioxidative and nitric oxide inducing properties(23).
Astragalus Membranaceus Review:
Now you can see how this isn’t your generic run of the mill creatine blend, it’s going to impact multiple areas of your training abilities. With creignite you’ll see PR’s not only on your one rep max but also great increases in athletic performance and endurance capacity over all. It’s a creatine blend taken to the next level so we can give any athlete that edge their looking for.
Creignite Total Mechanism of Action:
CREignite Q&A: A Discussion Between NutraPlanet & Genomyx:
NutraPlanet: "Does it need to be loaded?"
NutraPlanet: "Do people need to take it with carbs or some food?"
NutraPlanet: "Whens the best time to take it?"
NutraPlanet: "What will this do to my natural hormone levels?"
NutraPlanet: "Isn’t creatine dangerous? It puts more stress on the kidneys to filter creatinine right?"
NutraPlanet: "Will people lose their strength gains after they stop using it?"
NutraPlanet: "What is best thing to mix with CREignite?"
NutraPlanet: "Should people cycle off this product?"
**DELICIOUS Watermelon Flavor!**
Pure. It’s a label. It’s a lifestyle. It’s almost unattainable. But, we all seek it… to help define us. To bring us closer to what we believe we should be. It’s in our lives; it’s in our training. Our desire to be pure is what separates us from everyone else.
Genomyx has moved one step closer to the unattainable… Proudly offering the FIRST pure flavored agmatine sulfate powder!
Agmatine Sulfate Key Benefits:
Arginine is an amino acid that has made its way into countless bodybuilding supplements in the past few years, surrounded by endless promises about enhanced muscle pumps and heightened nutrient delivery. Most people have realized the incredulous amount of hyperbole involved in these claims and have begun to accept its muscle building potential to be far less than originally theorized. What does arginine have to do with agmatine? Once arginine is decarboxylated, it becomes agmatine. This decarboxylation entirely changes the nature of the compound in the body, so much so that agmatine is involved with even more metabolic processes than arginine itself.
Agmatine wages a two-pronged attack, facilitating nitric oxide elevation by increasing NO synthesis as well as being an irreversible inhibitor of Nitric Oxide Synthase, which is the enzyme responsible for degradation of NO. By effectively elevating NO and decreasing its breakdown, the much sought after effects of increased vasodilatation and nutrient delivery to the muscle cells can be maximized. While it is debatable whether an increase in NO pre-workout is beneficial, most experts agree that a post-workout elevation of NO can be highly useful for muscle recovery and enhancing the muscle building signal cascade.
Agmatine is normally released endogenously in response to stress and inflammation. By supplementing with an exogenous source, one can maximize recovery. When using agmatine immediately after workouts, the nutrients digested in a post-workout meal or shake can be more effectively delivered to the muscle cell for enhanced recovery and growth.
In addition to increased nutrient delivery to muscle cells, agmatine also acts to aid nutrient uptake by increasing muscle cell insulin sensitivity through activation of I(2)-imidazoline receptors. So, agmatine not only helps you get the glucose and amino acids to the right place, it also opens the door and drives them right inside the muscle cell to enhance protein synthesis.
Aside from the potent effects at the muscle cell, agmatine also possesses some interesting psychological effects. Studies have shown it to be neuro-protective by blocking the damaging effects of excessive glutamate, act as an anti-depressant and MAOb inhibitor, and even modulate and reverse opiate tolerance. Agmatine also has a beneficial effect on calcium homeostasis by reducing cellular calcium overload, can help to lower blood pressure, and has various potential beneficial effects on the heart.
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