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Due to the content of banned substances, the supplement cannot be used by professional athletes taking part in contests controlled by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
According to some sources, the supplement’s components can reduce both appetite and thirst. Because of that, special attention should be paid to adequate fluid intake during supplementation.
Due to the content of stimulants, do not take other agents with such effect.
The preparation cannot be used by individuals with any neurological and cardiovascular disorders.
The supplement is designed for advanced athletes who are aware of their needs and the body’s response to strong stimulants. It should not be taken by inexperienced users.
Proprietary blend - is a complex of bioactive ingredients in the proportions, which are covered by the manufacturer's patent. According to the law in force in Poland, the components of the blend are known, and , by the place on the packaging, you can identify which components are in bigger amount (the components are listed in the decreasing order of amounts).
Proprietary blends are used in many food supplements, such as creatine stacks, no-boosters, fat burners and pro-testosterone supplements, improving libido.
Ephedra Viridis – a plant known also as green Mormon tea or Green ephedra, gaining popularity since banning its relative Ephedra sinica by FDA. It contains alkaloids with thermogenic properties and thus increases the body’s energy expenditure, thereby creating a larger calorie deficit. It is therefore an effective way to speed up fat burning. Because of its activity, Ephedra viridis extracts are a frequent additive to fat burners.
Some sources report that supplementation with Green ephedra curbs the appetite. It helps stick to a diet, especially during low calorie intake.
In addition, it is that Ephedra viridid is a source of flavonoids capable of reducing the amount of free radicals in the body. Owing to that, supplements with this plant extract reduce oxidative stress, thereby promoting health.
Senegalia Berlandieri is a source of numerous alkaloids, among which the most numerous are: N-methyl-N-phenylamine, tyramine and phenylethylamine. Similarly to Acacia Rigidula, Senegalia Berlandieri promotes the required growth of energy and mood improvement, which it owes to its influence on increasing the level of dopamine and adrenaline in the organism. Senegalia Berlandieri extract also intensifies lipolysis and stimulates metabolism.
Phenylethylamine derivatives (PEA) contained in the extract of this plant are responsible for the effect of good mood (they stimulate the secretion of serotonin and dopamine), cause positive attitude to life and increase the willingness to act.
Thanks to its properties stimulating the nervous system, optimizing well-being and intensifying lipolysis, the extract from Senegalia Berlandieri is the component of many extremely effective and strong pre-workout boosters, at the same time being an effective DMAA substitute.
2-Aminoisoheptane (DMHA) - a compound, which gained its popularity as a result of DMAA delegalization. It is used as a safer, legal substitute of dimethyl amylamine and it is equally effective. It shows stimulating properties, increases intellectual abilities, promotes cognitive functions and may also limit appetite.
This mechanism of activity od DMHA is based on its ability to promote the concentration of noradrenaline and dopamine in the organism. The first of these compounds belong to the group of catecholamines with strongly stimulating influence on the human organism. It increases heart rate, promotes physical efficiency, limits fatigue. Dopamine, in turn, is present in the center of motivation, its high level is conducive to influencing respiratory abilities.
From the physiological point of view, DMHA is able to widen the walls of bronchi, which positively influences respiratory abilities. Thanks to this, the organism achieves higher effort ability. From the point of view of workout, it allow to generate more intensive development stimuli. 2-Aminoisoheptane also facilitates workout by increasing the pain threshold.
Synephrine is an organic compound from harvested on an industrial scale the fruit of bitter orange (Citrus aurantium). Citrus auratuim extract (extract of bitter orange) is widely used in the process of weight reduction, both among athletes, active individuals, as well as leading the so-called. "sedentary lifestyle". It is a source of synephrine and octopamine, which in combination with caffeine and polyphenols contained in green tea affect lipolysis, releasing fatty acids adipocytes, by causing increased energy expenditure, burning them in the sources of vital energy cells (mitochondria). It is popular on the banning of ephedra by WADA (dangerous for the body). Contraindication to use preparations against people with hypertension. In the sports supplementation is available in body mass reduction and sculpting programs, as a thermogenic, creatine stacks and nitrogen boosters ingredient.
Dosage: No standards unit consumption. In the supplementation - customarily - 10-30 mg
Theobromine (3,7-Dimethylxanthine) is a purine alkaloid, poorly soluble in water, present in cocoa beans, as well as the leaves of yerba mate, tea, coffee, cola and peanuts. It is a diuretic, lowers blood pressure and improves brain function (dilates the blood vessels of the brain). Also expands the blood vessels throughout the circulatory system, preventing atherosclerotic changes. Sometimes it is used in slimming diet. Combined with caffeine and polyphenols becomes thermogenic. In the sports supplementation formulations containing theobromine are used diuretics and fat burners. It is a component of thermogenics, pre-workout creatine stacks, as well as nitrogen boosters.
Green tea extract is a concentrate that contains biologically active compounds: polyphenols (e.g. catechin, in the form of EGCG - epigallocatechin gallate), having antioxidant properties and a small thermogenic potential, modifies the action of testosterone metabolites, DTH. Green tea extract is an ingredient of many sports supplements containing fat burners, having pro-health and vitaminizing effect; also for those with low physical activity as an antioxidant and slimming supplement. Available either as mono-preparations, ready drinks, and above all as an extract.
Dosage: 200-500 mg per day (depending of the content of other active bio-components).
Citrus aurantium extract (Bitter orange extract) is widely used in weight reduction process, among athletes, active individuals and people with so called sedentary life-style. It is a source of synephrine and octopamine, which in combination with caffeine and polyphenols contained in green tea affect lipolysis, releasing fatty acids from adipocytes, causing increased energy expenditure, burning them in the sources of cells vital energy (mitochondria). It became popular after the banning ephedine (dangerous for the body) by WADA .
The extract of bitter orange is part of the weight loss supplements (I.e. thermogenics), pre-workout creatine stacks and nitrogen boosters.
Dosage: No specific standards of daily consumption. At high hypertension and with medicines containing a statin, extract of bitter orange should not be used.
Hoodia Gordonii is a leafless African plant, which flowers has a the smell of rotten flesh, causing appetite suppression. Its active compound are steroid glycosides (hoodigenin, calogenin), of which activity is not fully understood by science. As a means of effectively suppressing appetite are recommended for people, who want to reduce body fat, through increased metabolic rate. Due to the reguarions of WADA and the Polish law, it disappears from the domestic market.
Cassia Nomame – wild herbaceous plant, willingly used in traditional Chinese medicine. It demonstrates dehydrating and laxative properties and has been used in problems with constipations. It was noticed that one of side-effects of its application is weight loss, therefore it started to be used as an element of weight loss supplements.
However, according to the current knowledge on this plant, its abilities to stimulate fatty tissue reduction do not result from its laxative properties. Cassia Nomame provides compounds which are natural inhibitors of lipase, therefore it limits the absorption of fat in the human organism.
There are also sources which indicate that Cassia Nomame may have thermogenic effect and may stimulate metabolic rate. It makes the extracts from this plant an ideal ingredient of fat burners.
Apart from this, the plant has pro-health properties. It may have anti-inflammatory effect, due to which it is recommended in the therapy of arthritis. Some sources also suggest positive influence of Cassia Nomame among people suffering from migraines.
Importantly, Cassia Nomame cannot be taken by pregnant and breast-feeding mothers and people below the age of 18.
Naringenin (5,7,4'-Trihydroxyflavanone) is derived of flavone, found in grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) giving their to bitter taste. It is a very potent anti-oxidant, lowers cholesterol, improves blood supply to the tissue, useful for reducing body fat. It has properties of lowering the risk of developing cancer. By blocking the receptors, 11 beta-HSD, lowers cortisol levels. It is a component of herbal products supporting the endocrine system. In supplementation, used are: its thermogenic potential and increasing the effectiveness of other substances (e.g. Caffeine), in the form of pro-health supplements, vitaminizing, herbal products.
6,7-dihydroxybergamottin (Bergamottin) is an organic compound of natural origin (one of the furanocumarins) which is present in grapefruit and dairy products, the bergamot oil and essential oils of citrus. It inhibits the activity of cytochrome P-450, a metabolic of many substances used both in sports supplementation, as well as in medicine. Added to the sport supplement for a high bioavailability and effectiveness of nutrients. It increases the level of the testosterone hormone.
Available in supplements intensifying levels of testosterone, pre-workout creatine stacks, nitrogen boosters, fat burners.
5-Methoxytryptamine - a compound naturally occurring in the human organism. Enriched in one acetyl group, it creates a hormone melatonin and it is structurally similar to serotonin. It is also known as mexamine.
Biological activity of 5-metoxytryptamine should be considered due to its structural similarity to serotonin. It is an agonist of serotonin receptors 5-HT1, 5-HT2, 5-HT4, 5-HT6 and 5-HT7. Because of this, it has stimulating influence on the functioning of the organism and increases the level of cyclic adenosine monophosphate in cells. Thanks to this, it stimulates metabolism and increases the effectiveness of stimulating catecholamines. Because of this activity, it is used in fat burners in order to maximize the pace of weight loss.
Some source also suggest the ability of 5-methoxytryptamine to promote cognitive functions.
5-HTP (5-hydroxytryptophan) is a metabolite of essential amino acid, tryptophan, involved in the synthesis of serotonin which is a neurotransmitter and a hormone responsible for the quality of sleep (melatonin). Used in medicine as an adjuvant, to a small extent supporting the treatment of depression and insomnia. Due to the presence of melatonin at the same time it is improving the quality of sleep and improving the regeneration process.
5-HTP is a component of supplements supporting the production of growth hormone and it is a part of some fat reducers (reducing appetite).
Dosage: Doses commonly used in supplements, depending on the purpose: 100-500 mg daily in divided doses, including approx. 50-150 mg before bedtime.
Yohimbine is a natural component of the indole alkaloid yohimbine, ingredient of bark of yohimbe (Corynanthe yohimbe), a recognized aphrodisiac and increasing potency mean. It stimulates the nervous system by blocking the adrenergic receptors alpha-2. Tree bark of yohimbe is also a source of alkaloids (isoyohimbine, aloyohimbine), which can enhance its performance. With the right dosage, taken with caffeine on an empty stomach and a longer period before taking a meal, it enhances the process of lipolysis due to increased levels of norepinephrine in the body.
In the sports supplementation it helps to reduce body fat (especially in programs of weight control and its composition), taken before physical activity. It comes in the form of mono-preparation supplements, extracts from yohimbe tree bark, synthetics and in supplements with thermogenic effect. Available for purchase at muscle-zone.pl
Dosage: No specific dosage standards. Some sources give optimal dose of 0.2 mg / kg of body weight (usually used at 5-10 mg per day).
Caffeine (1,3,7-trimethylxanthine, 1-methylotheobromine) is a purine alkaloid occurring in the natural state in plants (Coffea arabica, Camelia sinensis, Paulinia cupana, Ilex paraguariensis), which acts as a natural pesticide, acting toxic to insects. Peculiar smell and taste also deters herbivores. Caffeine in the body inhibits the adenosine receptors in the brain, fighting fatigue and allowing for action activation. It has a beneficial effect on the metabolism of oxygen, which increases the exercise capacity (strength and endurance) and rapid post-workout recovery. In the sports supplementation, caffeine is used as a stimulant nervous system. It has the thermogenic potential and in combination with other substances (e.g. Polyphenols, both occurring in coffee beans, such as cocoa beans, tea leaves and mate) can effectively participate in the reduction of body fat. It is included in many dietary stimulants (creatine stacks, no-boosters, beverages). It is a component of fat burners. It is also in the form of mono-preparation supplements.
Dosage: 100-600 mg per day. Due to the long release of activity should not be used in the evening, before sleep.
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