Advanced Muscle Science introduces a new line of thinking when it comes to muscle energy and workout performance. Hypertrop-X utilizes a targeted approach that incorporates three unique pathways in the form of a Pre-Workout Energizer, Muscle Endurance Enhancer and Muscle Protein Stimulator, in this unique and surprisingly powerful blend. Taken prior to workouts, your muscles will never feel so energized not just from the onset of training but throughout the entire workout. This is not your ordinary pre-workout supplement. Let’s explain why...
The key to Hypertrop-X is the combination of key ingredients in precise quantities. The formulation foundation begins with the proprietary MRA (Muscle Recovery Accelerator) combination, which is a precise blend of two compounds, beta alanine and leucine, which are backed by decades of performance documenting research. Leucine has recently become very well known for its effects in stimulating the mTOR and other protein synthesis pathways. These pathways signify that protein synthesis and the machinery behind the formulation of new skeletal tissue can be enhanced via the administration of leucine. Aside from research on the metabolic pathways behind leucine’s effects, research is also plentiful on the performance enhancing effects of leucine. For example, Crowe et al, 2006 investigated the effects of leucine on plasma concentrations of leucine, measures of body power, work and time to exhaustion. Results from this study showed significant increases in plasma leucine and additional increases in total power and time to exhaustion.
Beta alanine is another must-have, pre-workout supplement included in Hypetrop-X. It’s one thing to get stimulated and energized prior to exercise but if you’re muscles can’t buffer all of the metabolites that are generated during the exercise bout, performance will degrade rapidly and you won’t maximize your training session. In order for maximum performance to continue, the body must rid itself of various metabolic byproducts that can quickly be generated during workouts. The byproducts, particularly hydrogen ions and lactic acid, are some of the culprits that want to end your workout prematurely. You see, the energy or ATP-producing reactions create these metabolites, and the more energy output there is, the more these metabolites are generated. That’s why we’ve added copious amounts of beta alanine to allow workout performance to be extended by aiding the body in buffering these. Beta alanine along with the amino acid histidine, form a compound known as carnosine. Carnosine is responsible for these beneficial effects. Supplementation though with beta alanine has been shown to be the key at increasing muscle carnosine concentration.
Some recent clinical trials have documented these effects. One such study showed total work increased by 13% in a cycle capacity test and muscle carnosine concentrations were increased by 58.8% and 80.1% at 4 and 10 weeks (Hill et al, 2007). Derave et al, 2007 showed total increases in muscle carnosine of 47% greater in the soleus and 37% in the gastrocnemius, whereas placebo groups showed little change. In addition, total torque during a dynamic knee extension was significantly increased with the use of ß -alanine.
Aside from aiding in buffering performance degrading metabolites and stimulating protein synthesis, any pre-workout product wouldn’t be complete unless you have compounds that enhance energy. When formulating Hypertrop-X though, we didn’t want to just add a run-of-the-mill stimulant like caffeine. While we think these sorts of stimulants have their purpose, what we were seeking was enhancing not only the “feelable” effect but also the real effect of energy production at the cellular level. Thus, we used a combination of the patented Peak ATP product and yohimbine. ATP or adenosine triphophate is the energy source that powers our bodies. Research on ATP is backed by dozens of clinical trials. Much of this research has been conducted by Dr. Eliezer Rapaport, a widely recognized expert in adenosine nucleotides and the inventor of the patented Peak ATP product. Research on ATP is vast and shows numerous beneficial effects. After administration of Peak ATP, extracellular ATP in the body can be increased for approximately 6 hours. Of particular interest to those intensely training, ATP supplementation may first and foremost support increases in ATP levels of the blood and tissues along with increasing circulation. This is particularly important for 1) enhancing and maintaining energy levels during workouts 2) reducing fatigue 3) enhancing nutrient delivery to tissues and removal of catabolic waste products such as lactic acid for optimal recovery. One unpublished study on ATP showed that people who supplemented with ATP could do 18.5% more reps and lifting volume was increased by 28.2% over the course of a two week period, while supplementing with high doses of ATP. ATP has also shown to enhance the delivery of glucose, nutrients and oxygen to working and recovering muscles.
Finally, we added in yohimbine. If you’re a fan of achieving a lean chiseled physique like we are, you may recall some science on alpha and beta receptors, particularly as they relate to fat loss. Both of these receptors are present on adipose tissue. Generally speaking, beta enhances lipolysis and alpha inhibits it. Yohimbine may help to block the alpha – 2 receptor which tries to shut off lipolysis. In doing so we may allow to keep the lipolytic pathway continuing. One study further demonstrated yohimbine increased weight loss and supported increases in exercise energy expenditure (along with accompanying the parameters of lipolysis). Results from many studies conclude that the primary lipid-mobilizing effect of yohimbine is a direct effect of stimulating the sympathetic nervous system. Thus yohimbine is added to the Hypertrop-X formulation, not only to help support enhanced energy and sympathetic nervous system stimulation, but to assist in mobilizing fatty acids to be utilized as a fuel substrate during exercise.
Hyper Trop-X was designed with one thing in mind – HYPERTROPHY: The formation of new skeletal tissue. No fluff, just a straight-up, scientific approach to enhancing your workouts through well-researched, science-based compounds. If you’re looking for an A-typical formulation to support enhanced muscle recovery, ATP, muscle buffering and protein synthesis, then Hypetrop-X is for you. We guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
|Amount Per Serving||Amt||%DV|
|Proprietary Blend MRA Technology™||4g||†|
* % Daily Value is based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your calorie needs.
† Daily Value (DV) not established.
As a dietary supplement, take 4 capsules, 30 minutes before workout.
Not for use by individuals under the age of 21 years. Keep out of reach of children. Consult with your physician before using this product. Store in a dry, cool place with lid tightly closed. Use of this product may be banned by some athletic or government associations (including military). Athletes and others should consult their sanctioning organization before using.
Josh Cosker says:
I got this with the Pump Fixx. I tried both products together and each separately to determine the effects of each. I didn't notice much of a change from using the Pump Fixx on it's own versus stacked with this. I had minimal effects when I took this without the Pump Fixx. My main concern is that one of the results listed is vasodilation but the product contains no arginine. It's not a bad option for a beta alanine source but I think there are better options out there. You may get a better experience as everyone is different but I won't be buying this anytime soon unless it's free with the Pump Fixx.
Jay - you need to use this in conjunction with other products.
I used this with Jack3d and have had very promising results. I am continually gaining and will keep on this stack until I plateau off