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Video for Gymchat 235 – Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief (Kurtis Frank)
Posted By Scott Bird

Thanks again to everyone who watched and sent in questions for the discussion Gymchat 235 – Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief [with Examine.com‘s own Kurtis Frank, joined by Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett] – much appreciated. If you haven’t seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here’s the entire video.


It was a great discussion. Josh and Kurtis discussed what Examine.com does and how, who primarily takes ALCAR & why, basic properties of ALCAR, training-related benefits of ALCAR, differences between ALCAR and the various forms of L-Carnitine, dosages, role of ALCAR in fatty acid mobilisation, benefits of Rhodiola and how it works, use of the term ‘adaptogens‘, recommended users of Rhodiola, fitness-related benefits of Rhodiola, benefits of Rhodiola for conditions such as PTSD, other supplements with similar benefits, more research they’d like to see on these particular supplements; and a whole lot more. If you’re ready to find out how Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief works and can make a real difference, make sure you watch this one.

The Supplements Discussed

There were a number of supplements mentioned in the discussion, with the main ones being :


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Incidentally, if this has got you thinking about your own diet, you might like to swing by Examine.com. Fantastic site.

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Cheers.

 

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