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Offline dorsey67

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How much L-Arginine before bed?
« on: February 06, 2011, 09:50:36 AM »
I was gonna start taking NOW L-Arginine before bed for a GH boost. How much should I take? FREE REP POINTS FOR ANYONE THAT ANSWERS! IT'S F***ING CHRISTMAS!!!!
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2011, 09:54:33 AM »
If you have the caps, take 2 before bed.  Powder about a quarter teaspoon...
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2011, 09:57:11 AM »
Currently taking a supplement that has 1000mg. I definitely think its helping.
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2011, 10:30:10 AM »
 stick to 1-3 grams before bed
 

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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2011, 12:20:19 PM »
I was wondering if I should get the 1000 mg pills or the 500. I guess I'll get the 1000 and take 2
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2011, 12:27:35 PM »
i always take arginine in morning melatonin before bed ,sometimes arginine before bed makes my muscles cramped up, plus i cant sleep cause ill be horney all night
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2011, 02:51:59 PM »
Never get Now L-Arginine powder... Impossible to get down.
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2011, 04:49:34 PM »
Here's a question, would it be better to take l-arginine OR Arginine AKG before bed?? Studies show benefits of both, etc but what about this??
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2011, 05:25:17 PM »
Never get Now L-Arginine powder... Impossible to get down.


Agreed. NOW L-arginine tastes really gross I think. I could hardly put it down when I added it to my Purple Wraath.
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #9 on: February 07, 2011, 06:44:24 AM »
I take 5g before bed... only when I feel like I need though... Right now going through a bottle of OL NuSoma so I don't take arginine before bedtime.

On the taste thing there are ways around it...mix it with something.  ;)
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2011, 10:28:13 PM »
Would it still be useful to take it before bed if you also take casein protein with skim milk? Because zma is supposedly rendered useless due to the calcium, thanks
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2011, 03:55:51 PM »
I take 5g before bed... only when I feel like I need though... Right now going through a bottle of OL NuSoma so I don't take arginine before bedtime.

On the taste thing there are ways around it...mix it with something.  ;)

Believe me I tried. I don't have a problem with taste ever but, nothing masks that taste and grittyness. I'm open to suggestions.
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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2011, 04:44:15 PM »
Would it still be useful to take it before bed if you also take casein protein with skim milk? Because zma is supposedly rendered useless due to the calcium, thanks

Are you asking about ZMA or Arginine?

ZMA. Take the dose of ZMA 45min to an 1 hour before your bedtime Casein shake

Arginine. Depending on the Arginine you have...

Regular AAKG: 30 min before shake
Sci Fit Nitrox  15 min before shake (note: not Nitrox II but Nitrox ...it's pH buffered AAKG)

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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2011, 04:48:19 PM »
I take 5g before bed... only when I feel like I need though... Right now going through a bottle of OL NuSoma so I don't take arginine before bedtime.

On the taste thing there are ways around it...mix it with something.  ;)

Believe me I tried. I don't have a problem with taste ever but, nothing masks that taste and grittyness. I'm open to suggestions.

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Re: How much L-Arginine before bed?
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2011, 10:28:55 PM »
I was gonna start taking NOW L-Arginine before bed for a GH boost. How much should I take? FREE REP POINTS FOR ANYONE THAT ANSWERS! IT'S F***ING CHRISTMAS!!!!

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I'll go one better. Ornithine produces twice the HGH arginine does. I take 3g before bed along with 5g glutamine and 25g casein for protein throughout the night.