Sunday, August 12, 2012

VPX NO-Shotgun and NO-SyntheSize: You can't do better for a complete muscle building stack.

I love this stack. NO-Shotgun as a pre-workout has everything and more you could ever want, including some innovative ingredients. Here are the highlights.
20 grams protein blend consisting of Casein Hydrolysate (faster digesting than whey), Whey Hydrolysate and Ionic Whey Protein

Ethyl Ester Amino Acid Matrix - L-Leucine, L-Valine, L-Isoleucine, L-Arginine,
L-Valine Ethyl Ester, L-2-Aminopentanoic Acid (L-Nor Valine), L-Alanyl Glutamine,
L-Arginine Ethyl Ester Di-HCL, L-Isoleucine Ethyl Ester HCL, L-Leucine Ethyl Ester HCL

Creatine Matrix - containing six forms

Citrulline Malate


Beta Alanine/beta Alanine Ethyl Ester HCL

KIC(Ketoisocaproic Acid Calcium)

Hordenine HCL

The post-workout formula (NO-SyntheSize) contains more of the muscle building ingredients to get more gains.


20 grams of the protein matrix anchored by PeptoPro - Casein Protein Hydrolysates

COP - Creatinol-O-Phosphate

Di Sodium Creatine PhosphateTetrahydrate

BPOV - Bis Picolinato Oxo Vanadium

Beta-Alanine Ethyl Ester HCI

GBB - Gamma-Butyrobetaine

Reference Information from VPX website:

1) COP™– Creatinol-O-Phosphate has been shown to have a positive effect on anaerobic glycolysis. By increasing anaerobic glycolysis during your workout, you’ll have the nuts to crank-out more sets and force out more muscle-blasting reps, bringing you closer to that freaky muscularity you’re after! Further COP™ is highly resistant to conversion to creatinine and is far more effective than creatine alkalyn in this regard. NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize is the only pre-and-post work-out stack that contains Creatinol-O-Phosphate. NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize have the anabolic agents to both crank up intensity and send your muscles through hell and back to become bigger, faster and stronger!

2) Di Sodium Creatine PhosphateTetrahydrate – is the other kick ass creatine compound stacked with COP™ and is another muscle maximizing compound of this potent “Double Barrell Stack! If you are serious about muscle-growth, you need to make sure you “bring it” every time you hit the gym. Every ball-busting rep of every set has to equal muscle growth and the only way to make sure you’re always kicking gluteus in the gym is to rely on the full spectrum of anabolic ingredients in NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize. The ingredients found in NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize will help make sure you’re crushing the weights during every session! And growing before, during and after your workouts!

3) BPOV – Bis Picolinato Oxo Vanadium is an extremely potent insulin-mimicking agent. Every bodybuilder knows that insulin is the most anabolic muscle-building hormone and for any product to even be considered a hardcore muscle-builder it has to include ingredients that increase insulin sensitivity. By forcing glycogen and other nutrients into your muscles, insulin makes sure that you remain in an anabolic state. NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize were developed to promote massive increases in insulin without the use of fat-inducing, high glycemic carbs! Look at the labels of the competition and compare. If they’re loaded with sugar – they’re crap! Sugar’s for candy, not for hardcore muscle-mass!

4) Beta-Alanine is a hyper-performance ingredient that delays muscular fatigue, making sure you to squeeze in every single rep of every mass-infusing set ensuring that the very last fibers found deep within your muscles have been attacked in your workout and are primed for maximum growth. Add-in its ability to radically increase whole-body creatine retention and there is no wonder why this ingredient is found in this ultimate muscle-building, pre-and-post work-out Nitric Oxide stack!

5) PeptoPro – Casein Protein Hydrolysates are absorbed rapidly into the body – quickly beginning the growth cycle post workout. After pounding your muscles set-after-set, it’s the post-workout recovery that is going to give you the insane muscle-growth you’re after. PeptoPro helps stimulate the insulin receptors forcing glycogen and the nutrients needed into the muscle for repair and growth. NO Shotgun and NO Synthesize have been specifically engineered to maximize insulin sensitivity – harnessing the power of this anabolic hormone, all without the need of high glycemic carbs!

6) GBB - Gamma-Butyrobetaine is absorbed well within the body while being transformed into L-carnitine. This is extremely valuable to the bodybuilder that is looking to keep within that anabolic, muscle-building zone because L-carnitine has been shown to elevate androgen receptor levels. Not only is this nitric-oxide stack going to help you get insane skin stretching pumps in the gym, it’ll help make sure you stay anabolic both before and after your workout.

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