Everyone has had one of those days before. You know the kind we’re referring to….boss is on your case, cable repair guy stood you up, your brand new smartphone just fell in the toilet. Yeah, now you understand those days -- the really sh*tty ones that have you at wit’s end! These are the days when someone even looks at you cross, and you go Ape Sh*t! Going “Ape Sh*t” Ape Sh*t (adj.) - To behave in an explosive manner; to act without regard, due to becoming enraged or extremely angry. It takes a certain confluence of events to drive someone absolutely ape sh*t. In the wrong setting, being in such an untamed fury can spell disaster, but in the right place (i.e. the gym), going ape shit can set the stand for record-shatter workouts, where it just rains PRs for the entire session. Wouldn’t it be great to have that same feeling day after day in the gym, without actually having a shitty day?! Enter Ape Shi*t Pre Workout What is Ape Sh*t? Ape Sh*t is a high energy pre workout that supports increased energy, aggression, motivation and focus along with increased blood flow to boost performance and pumps.* Ape Sh*t Ingredients L-Citrulline L-Citrulline is a premium nitric oxide support ingredient. It is an amino acid found prevalently in the flesh and rind of watermelon. Studies show it is superior to the old favorite NO-booster (L-Arginine) due to L-Citrulline’s higher bioavailability.* With greater nitric oxide production, the stage is set for greater vasodilation, vascularity, and PUMPS!*There’s more to L-Citrulline than just vein-gorging pumps though, it’s also is known to support increased athletic performance.* Studies indicate that supplementing with L-Citrulline prior to training may enhance ATP production, boost endurance, and support lean body mass gains.*[2,3] Beta Alanine Tired of burning out mid set and leaving gains in the gym? Then, beta alanine might be just the thing your training needs.*When exercising, hydrogen (H+) ions accumulate in muscle tissue which drops the pH in muscles leading to an acidic environment. Once this occurs, that painful “burning” sensation hits like a Mack Truck, terminating the set.*Beta Alanine helps delay the onset of fatiuge and "beat back" the burn, by increasing carnosine concentrations in skeletal muscle.* Higher levels of carnosine improve body’s buffering capacity to shuttle out those acidic ions, delaying that burning sensation, and increasing training capacity.*The end result is greater stamina, strength, and endurance.[5,6,7] Something any athlete, not just weightlifters, can benefit from!* Taurine When you’re going Ape Sh*t in the gym, you’re bringing everything you got, and that inevitably means you’re sweating your ass off! While that’s a strong indication you’re pushing the limits, it’s also a sign that you may be losing valuable electrolytes needed for hydration and muscle contraction!To support hydration and performance, Ape Sh*t contains TWO full grams of L-Taurine, a conditionally essential amino acid that functions as an osmolyte in the body.* Taurine helps pull water into muscle cells, which improves hydration, cell volumization, muscle fullness, and endurance.*There’s more though! Taurine is also a highly underrated focus booster, as vast reserves of taurine are found in the brain, where it serves to enhance cognition and attention.* Agmatine Sulfate (750mg) Agmatine is a multi-faceted nutrient that has a number of alluring properties.* Agmatine supports nitric oxide in two ways by stimulating eNOS and inhibiting arginase, the enzyme that degrades arginine (the amino acid responsible for N.O. production). Limiting arginase activity supports greater Arginine levels, promoting greater nitric oxide production and longer-lasting muscle pumps!* Agmatine has also been noted to modulate pain receptors which may allow for longer training capacity.* Choline Bitartrate Hitting the gym with unbridled aggression and rage is great if it’s focused on a singular goal. Without focus, that aggression just turns you into the typical bro jerk who’s screaming and dropping weights all over the ground -- and NO ONE likes that guy.* Choline is needed for the production of the learning transmitter acetylcholine, which promotes focus as well as the “mind-muscle connection”.* Caffeine Caffeine is the consummate pre-workout stimulant.* It picks you up when you’re low on energy and helps motivate you to get the job done! For these exact reasons, Untamed Labs has included a synergistic trifecta of caffeine to provide both immediate and long-lasting energy.*Caffeine Anhydrous provides the jumpstart needed to get going in the gym, and the addition of Caffeine Citrate and Infinergy™ Dicaffeine Malate serve to further enhance energy levels, thereby helping Ape Sh*t hit harder and last longer.*The unique combination of caffeine variants is what sets Ape Sh*t from any other pre-workout on the market.* No crash, no headaches, no jitters -- just pure energy, focus, and motivation!* Yohimbine Bark Extract 8% Yohimbine is the active component of yohimbe extracted from Pausinystalia Yohimbe.*Yohimbine is an Alpha-2-Adrenergic receptor antagonist that works by increasing adrenaline and noradrenaline levels in the body, stimulating the “fight or flight” response, and thereby promoting alertness, energy, and motivation. Yohimbine also supports fat burning by inhibiting a regulatory process in fat cells that stunts fat burning.* Toothed Clubmoss (Standardized to 1% Huperzine A) Huperzine supports increased acetylcholine levels by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase, the enzyme responsible for acetylcholine breakdown.* Limiting acetylcholinesterase activity helps further enhance acetylcholine levels and prolongs its actions, promoting stronger focus and mind-muscle connection.*There’s more though! Huperzine is also noted to possess neuroprotective qualities as it defends against glutamine (the neuron death molecule), and supports the creation of new brain cells!* Suggested Use Consume 1-2 scoops with 8-10 oz of water 15-20 minutes prior to training to unleash your inner beast! Disclaimer: *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Intracell 7 Black$49.99
What is Intracell 7 Black? Intracell 7 Black is a complete training fuel for professional and recreational athletes, containing a synergistic matrix of performance-boosting carbohydrates, electrolytes, amino acids, and blood flow enhancers.* Each serving of Intracell 7 Black includes a unique quad carb blend featuring ModCarb, Carb10, Cluster Dextrin, and Palatinose to provide immediate, readily accessible energy for skeletal muscles that aids performance and helps blunt fatigue. * “Conventional” intra workout supplements typically supply a paltry 5g of BCAA alongside a dash of salt and potassium. Intracell 7 Black provides a comprehensive assembly of essential amino acids, electrolytes, carbohydrates, and cell volumizers to fuel your mind and body for maximum performance.* Intracell 7 Black Ingredients Essential Amino Acids (Including 5g 2:1:1 BCAA) Primeval Labs helped usher in the era of the essential amino acid supplement with the release of EAA Max and its caffeine-fueled brother EAA Max Energy.* The reason for releasing an amino acid supplement that contained more than just the three BCAA (leucine, isoleucine, and valine), is that the body requires adequate amounts of ALL NINE essential amino acids to fuel muscle protein synthesis.* BCAA supplements may “flip the switch” for protein synthesis, but your body needs the other six EAAs to complete muscle building.* There is no time that amino acids are more in demand than during training when muscle tissue is slowly and constantly being broken down rep by rep.* In creating this supreme training fuel, Primeval Labs has included the full spectrum of essential amino acids, including 5g of 2:1:1 BCAA. Specifically, the essential amino acids contained in Intracell 7 Black are: Leucine Isoleucine Valine Lysine Threonine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Histidine Methionine Intracell 7 Black may support training, muscle repair, and growth. Not only does it include amino acids to build lean muscle mass, but, as you’re about to see, it also supplies a synergistic matrix of performance support and fatigue reducers to help you reach new heights of performance in the gym or on the field.* Supplies all nine essential amino acids Stimulates protein synthesis* Supports muscle growth and recovery* Carb10™ Carb10 is an advanced performance carbohydrate developed by sports nutritions ingredient innovators Compound Solutions. Derived from pea starch, Carb10 is a fast-digesting, low glycemic carbohydrate that provides athletes with a source of clean, sustained energy ideally suited for the physical demands of intense training.* Unlike maltodextrin-based intra workout carbohydrates, Carb10 won’t spike insulin or play havoc with blood sugar levels. In fact, testing shows that Carb10 delivers an 82% lower insulin response and 27% lower blood-sugar response compared to maltodextrin-based options.* Lastly, Carb10 won’t leave you feeling heavy or sluggish thanks to its fast gastric-emptying and low osmolality. This also helps avoid the uncomfortable bloating frequently experienced with other peri workout carb sources.* Fast-digeting carbohdyrate derived from pea starch* Low glycemic* Does not spike insulin or blood sugar* Palatinose™ Derived from beet sugar, Palatinose is a low glycemic form of sucrose this is roughly 50% as sweet as conventional sucrose, but won’t spike blood glucose levels and insulin in the way that pure sucrose does.* Where Palatinose really sets itself apart from other common intra workout carbohydrates, such as maltodextrin or dextrose, is that it enhances fat oxidation during intense exercise. This means that your body burns a greater percentage of fat for fuel during training, sparing its glycogen stores for later on in the workout when maximum effort is needed.* One other important thing to note is that Palatinose also helps athletes avoid post-exercise hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) that can occur post-workout when blood sugar stores are extremely low.* Rapid-digesting, low GI carbohydrate* Supports enhanced fat oxidation during exercise* ModCarb® ModCarb is a revolutionary carbohydrate source for athletes derived from 6 organically-grown whole grains, including amaranth, oats, buckwheat, millet, chia, and quinoa.* This unique blend of complex-carbohydrate foods provides athletes with a type of “slow burn” fuel that helps ensure stable blood sugar and energy levels during training, extending performance, and preventing the inevitable “sugar crash” that accompanies high-glycemic carbohydrates.* ModCarb is also rich in beta-glucan, which has been shown in research to improve immune function and lipid profiles (cholesterol).*[6,7] Derived from whole food sources* Provides "slow burning" energy* Rich in beta-glucans* Cluster Dextrin® The final carbohydrate contained in Intracell 7 Black is the incredibly popular Cluster Dextrin (highly branched cyclic dextrin). SImilar to the other carbs included in the Carbohydrate Blend, Cluster Dextrin has a low osmolality and high molecular weight allowing it to be rapidly digested, yet easy on the stomach.* This makes Cluster Dextrin an ideal source of energy for your muscles during training as it provides the rapid infusion of glucose they need without leaving you feeling heavy, sluggish, or bloated. Exercise research using Cluster Dextrin demonstrates it boosts performance, reduces perceived exertion, and speeds recovery.*[9,10] Thanks to its rapid uptake by skeletal muscles, it’s also useful post workout for quickly replenishing muscle glycogen and helping reduce the onset of muscle soreness.* fast-digesting carbohydrate* Supports energy production and workout performance* Aids glycogen resynthesis* L-Taurine Taurine is a versatile amino acid affecting multiple systems in the body, including the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, and skeletal muscle system. It readily crosses the blood-brain barrier where it acts on the GABA receptors of the brain.* This helps keep athletes calm, cool, and collected during intense workouts when stress levels are at an all-time high.* Additionally, taurine also supports and enhances cellular hydration due to its properties as an osmolyte in skeletal muscle tissue. This helps avoid dehydration, and sustain a high level of performance.* Other research also indicates that supplementation with taurine improves performance and increases fat oxidation by as much as 16%.* Supports increased performance and fat oxidation* Enhances cellular hydration* Modulates GABA receptors in the brain* GlycerSize™ Glycerol is an ingredient synonymous with hydration, cell volumization, and endurance. IT’s been used for years and years by athletes looking to avoid the dehydrating effects of exercise all the while maintaining a high level of performance.* Unfortunately, much of the previous forms of glycerol suffered from poor shelf stability and mixability resulting in chunks of solidified powder in supplement tubs (rendering them useless) or gobs of undissolved powder stuck to the sides of shaker cups.* Recently though, a novel form of glycerol supplement entered the market in Glycersize. This high-yield form of glycerol supplies 65% glycerol by mass along with improved taste, shelf-stability, and mixability compared to yesteryear’s glycerol supplement.* GlycerSize may help enhance cellular hydration, promoting greater endurance, less fatigue, and better “water-based” pumps and muscle fullness.* high yield form of glycerol offering improved stability and mixability* Enhances cellular hydration and muscle fullness* Promotes endurance and helps resist fatigue* VasoDrive-AP™ VasoDrive-AP (AmealPeptide®) is a patented, proprietary ingredient derived from casein included for its ability to enhance blood flow. Composed of di- and tri-peptides, VasoDrive-AP increases blood flow and promotes cardiovascular health via inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE).*[15,16]ACE is a devious little enzyme in endothelial cells that causes blood vessels to constrict, reducing blood flow, nutrient delivery, and energy production. VasoDrive-AP has been shown to inhibit ACE resulting in superior blood flow, improved blood pressure, and better performance.*[17,18,19] Derived from casein protein* Promotes cardiovascular health and performance* Supports increased blood flow via ACE inhibition* When Can I Take Intracell 7 Black? Intracell 7 is extremely versatile and can be taken anytime around training -- pre, intra, or post workout.* Pre Workout Take it pre workout alongside Prim-ATP for increased muscle creatine and glycogen storage. Thus, intra-workout carbs (plus creatine) means higher glycogen levels and sustained performance during your workout.* Intracell 7 Black also stacks with any of our stim-based or stim-free pre workouts, including Mega Pre, Mega Pre Black, and Ape Shi*t pre workout. The fast digesting carbohydrates and essential amino acids contained in Intracell 7 Black provide skeletal muscles with readily accessible nutrients that help them to perform optimally in the proceeding training session.* Intra Workout For longer training sessions, Intracell 7 Black provides a way to sustain energy and focus, helping athletes maintain a high level of performance throughout the most arduous of workouts.* Mix up one serving (two scoops) of Intracell 7 Black in your shaker cup and sip in between sets.* Post Workout Immediately after training, muscle fibers are screaming for nutrition. Intracell 7 supplies fast-digesting carbohydrates and essential amino acids to replenish depleted muscle glycogen and kickstart the muscle repair and recovery process. The addition of VasoDrive-AP in Intracell 7 Black supports enhanced blood flow, accelerating nutrient uptake and recovery from exercise.* Disclaimer: *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
What is Vasogorge Black? Vasogorge Black is a stimulant-free, pump pre workout supplement formulated to promote vasodilation, encourage blood flow, and enhance cellular swelling.* Vasogorge Black was designed to be a versatile, standalone or stackable pre workout supplement to enhance pumps, increase blood flow, boost energy, and promote endurance.* The ingredients in Vasogorge Black supported increased cell volume and promote hyperhydration, allowing athletes to sustain a high level of performance even during the most intense workouts.* Can I Stack Vasogorge Black? Vasogorge Black contains no stimulants. As such, it can be used as a standalone pre workout or stacked with your favorite stimulant-based pre workout, such as Primeval Labs Ape Sh*t or Ape Sh*t Cutz.* Ingredients HydroMax (1,500mg) HydroMax is a premium-grade, shelf-stable glycerol supplement containing 65% pure glycerol by weight.* Previous forms of glycerol contained at most 25% glycerol by mass, which left you with very little glycerol and a lot of unwanted saturated fat. These previous glycerol options also were notorious for clumping due to glycerol’s hygroscopic nature. More likely than not, you yourself were the victim of a clumpy tub of pre workout that you had to throw away in the garbage.* HydroMax touts improved stability, solubility, and shelf-life compared to glycerol supplements of years past. And, you’re also getting more glycerol on a gram-per-gram basis than with previous versions, too.* That’s great and all, but what does HydroMax actually do? HydroMax supports hydration and nutrient absorption due to its ability to enhance muscle cells’ ability to absorb water. In other words, HydroMax helps skeletal muscle cells act like ultra-absorbent sponges encouraging them to soak up extra water and nutrients, improving hydration, stamina, and resistance to fatigue.* As an added bonus, due to the cell-saturating qualities of HydroMax, it also increases muscle fullness (“water-based” pumps).* VasoDrive-AP™ (254mg) VasoDrive-AP (AmealPeptide®) is a proprietary ingredient derived from casein (yes, the same stuff used in protein powders!) included to promote enhanced blood flow and nutrient delivery.* VasoDrive-AP contains a combination of two tripeptides naturally occurring in casein in: Valyl-Prolyl-Proline (VPP), and Isoleucyl-Prolyl-Proline(IPP). Studies using these two lactotripeptides have demonstrated their ability to support endothelial function and reduce blood pressure by inhibiting angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) -- an enzyme that causes blood vessels to constrict.[1,2,3,4] * A 2015 meta-analysis of randomized control trials also found that these same casein-derived lactotripeptides can help reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure and promotes arterial elasticity.* Additionally, inhibiting ACE and/or blocking the angiotensin II receptor has been shown in research to lead to improvements in insulin sensitivity.* This is noteworthy because researchers have observed a link between insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction, characterized by reduced nitric oxide, which subsequently limits blood flow to skeletal muscles and decreases muscle pumps.[5,6]* VasoDrive-AP promotes greater blood flow to skeletal muscles, encouraging greater nutrient delivery and helping deliver better performance and stronger muscle pumps.* Dosing Consume one serving (i.e. 5 capsules) 20-30 minutes prior to training. Disclaimer: *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. References FitzGerald RJ, Meisel H. Milk protein-derived peptide inhibitors of angiotensin-I-converting enzyme. Br J Nutr. 2000;84 Suppl 1:S33-37. Hirota T, Ohki K, Kawagishi R, et al. Casein hydrolysate containing the antihypertensive tripeptides Val-Pro-Pro and Ile-Pro-Pro improves vascular endothelial function independent of blood pressure-lowering effects: contribution of the inhibitory action of angiotensin-converting enzyme. Hypertension research : official journal of the Japanese Society of Hypertension. 2007;30(6):489-496. Fekete ÁA, Givens DI, Lovegrove JA. Casein-Derived Lactotripeptides Reduce Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure in a Meta-Analysis of Randomised Clinical Trials. Nutrients. 2015;7(1):659-681. Jäkälä P, Vapaatalo H. Antihypertensive Peptides from Milk Proteins. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2010;3(1):251–272. Published 2010 Jan 19. doi:10.3390/ph3010251 Baron AD, Brechtel-Hook G, Johnson A, Hardin D. Skeletal muscle blood flow. A possible link between insulin resistance and blood pressure. Hypertension. 1993;21(2):129-135. Mather KJ, Steinberg HO, Baron AD. Insulin resistance in the vasculature. J Clin Invest.123(3):1003-1004.
What is Electrolyte? Electrolyte is a great-tasting electrolyte matrix formulated to give hard-training athletes a boost before, during, or after training.* Each serving of Electrolyte provides quality doses of essential electrolytes, including: Sodium Potassium Magnesium Phosphorous Calcium Our custom flavoring systems are like none other, making Electrolyte not only a premium-quality hydration support supplement, but one that also tastes delicious and refreshing!* Why Are Electrolytes Important? It takes only a 2% loss of total body water content to start feeling thirsty.* And, once the body reaches this point, it’s already in a state of dehydration.* Signs of dehydration include: Excessive sweating* Thirst* Decreased urine output or darkly colored urine* Headache* Fatigue* Cramping* Dizziness* Difficulty concentrating* Electrolytes are the minerals responsible for shuttling water to the areas in the body that need it most.* Additionally, electrolytes also help maintain optimal fluid balance within cells themselves.* Electrolyte Features Tastes amazing* TWO delicious flavors* 60 servings! NO sugar* ZERO Calories* Premium-quality electrolytes* Vegetarian-friendly* Supports metabolism* Why Choose Electrolyte? By the time you feel symptoms of dehydration, simply drinking plain water does not deliver what the body needs quick enough.* Be it first thing in the morning, at the gym, in the office, or on the road, being even slightly dehydrated can lead to feelings of lethargy and/or brain fog.* In fact, research shows that organ function, cognitive function, and mood can be hindered rather significantly when the body’s total water content drops by as little as 1%.*[1,2] Additional survey data indicates that up to 75% of adults may suffer from dehydration.* Dehydration also becomes a concern when colds and flu strike.* Basically, rapid hydration is important if you: Just finished training intensely* Work outdoors in hot environments* Travel* Are sick* Had one too many* Primeval Labs Electrolytes delivers premium-quality electrolytes from Calci-K and Pink Himalayan salt to support hydration and optimal bodily function.* What Do Electrolytes Do? Sodium The human body requires ~500mg per day of sodium to function properly* Helps regulate blood pressure and blood volume* Helps maintain fluid balance in the body* Required for proper muscle function* Potassium Helps maintain fluid balance inside cells* Essential for optimal muscle function* Supports a regular heartbeat* Serves an important role in neurotransmission* Calcium Essential for strong bones and teeth* 99% of bodily calcium stores reside in bone* Involved in nerve impulse transmission (which tells the muscle to contract), muscle contraction, and blood clotting* Magnesium Involved in more than 300 reactions in the body* fourth most abundant mineral in the body* Required for synthesis of DNA and RNA* Helps regulate nerve and muscle function* Supports immune system function* Helps promote stable blood sugar levels* Phosphorous second most abundant mineral in the body* Works with B-vitamins to support kidney function and muscle contractions Helps maintain a normal heartbeat* Supports ATP production* Disclaimer:*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. References1. Kempton MJ, Ettinger U, Foster R, et al. Dehydration affects brain structure and function in healthy adolescents. Hum Brain Mapp. 2011;32(1):71-79. doi:10.1002/hbm.209992. Riebl SK, Davy BM. The Hydration Equation: Update on Water Balance and Cognitive Performance. ACSMs Health Fit J. 2013;17(6):21-28.doi:10.1249/FIT.0b013e3182a9570f3. Survey of 3003 Americans, Nutrition Information Center, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (April 14, 1998).