“USPlabs Jack3d, Tropical Fruit Punch, 250 Grams”
This article is a drill-down of Jacked 3D ingredients or properly named “Jack 3D”. For more information on how to properly use and consume this pre-workout drink read the article titled “Jack 3D With Protein Shake”
Alpha Ketoglutarate increases Nitric Oxide (NO) production which increase blood flow throughout your body. While working out Arginine will give you the sensation of “the pump”meaning your muscles are pumped full of blood during muscle activity.
Arginine is also known to help your immune system and male infertility. Since blood flow is so important while working out, Arginine is a key ingredient in Jack 3D.
Creatine Monohydrate is by far the most used supplement for body building. Your body naturally produces creatine in the liver and kidneys. The main natural source of creatine is in foods such meat. Many weight lifters will take creatine in its pure form in pill or powder form. Pill form is known to be more tolerable. Powdered form is usually tasteless and gritty.
Beta-Alanine increases Nitric Oxide (NO) delivery to your blood and assist blood flow to your muscles.
If you have taken Jack 3D before you may have experienced a tingling sensation in your face or other parts of your body. Theoretically, the beta-alanine causes nerve receptors just under your skin to fire off at random, causing an itchy sensation about 20 minutes after taking Jack 3D.
A primary ingredient in any pre-workout drink is caffein. It increases your pain thresh hold in your muscles. This increased tolerance for pain increases your ability to workout longer.
It has been known to increase mental focus. The label on Jack 3D states that you will experience an extreme increase in focus. This is not a ground breaking discovery. Athletes have been using caffein as long as the cocoa bean has been around. According to Medicinenet.com caffein intake is broken into 4 categories:
- Low to moderate dose 130 mg-300 mg per day
- Moderate dose 200 mg-300 mg per day
- High doses above 400 mg per day
- Heavy caffeine consumption is more than 6,000 mg/day.
It is estimated that the average daily caffeine consumption among Americans is about 280 mg day, while 20%-30% consume more than 600 mg daily. The top three sources of caffeine in adults are coffee (70%), soda (16%), and tea (12%)
This drug is an abstract derived from the dried fruit of Schizandra Chinenesis Bail. According to Sciencestage.com Schizandrol A causes “significant elevations of dopamine”
Silicon Dioxide is a popular additive in many food handling processes. If you have ever heard the term “processed foods are bad for you” this additive is a key part of that. But according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) “human health risk from exposure to silicon dioxide and silica gel is low and not unreasonable. These pesticides are of moderate to low acute toxicity. Dietary exposure is believed to be insignificant from a toxicological standpoint. Applicator exposure may be significant for each application, however, these products generally are used infrequently.”
Citric acid is widely used in many food processes. It is found naturally in many citrus fruits and used for flavoring.
Acesulfame K is a popular sweetener for food and drinks. Medicinenet.com states that: “It is listed in the ingredients on the food label as acesulfame K, acesulfame potassium, Ace-K, or Sunett. It is 200 times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar) and is often used as a flavor-enhancer or to preserve the sweetness of sweet foods. The FDA has set an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of up to 15 mg/kg of body weight/day.”
Splenda is a controversial additive. If you are an “ingredient aware” person you may have heard of this controversy. Medicinenet.com states that “The FDA reviewed studies in human beings and animals and determined that sucralose did not pose carcinogenic, reproductive, or neurological risk to human beings. The acceptable daily intake (ADI) for sucralose was set at 5 mg/kg of body weight/day.”
Or Magnesium Stearate, is widely used as a filler in dietary supplement powders. It helps the powder to not clump and stick together during storage.
As a filler there is debate that health risks are present. livestrong.com says,
“Magnesium stearate, and the related filler stearic acid, have been widely maligned on several internet health sites as “toxic” or “unhealthy,” particularly those selling ‘stearic acid-free’ or ‘magnesium stearate-free” alternatives. However, several of the claims against magnesium stearate and stearic acid are inconsistent with the available scientific evidence, or are simply incorrect.”
Chlorophyll is a known immune system builder and helps maintain health muscles. It stimulates red blood cell and muscle production. Chlorophyll helps eliminate free radicals from your muscles, increasing recovery after workouts.
“USPlabs Jack3d, Tropical Fruit Punch, 250 Grams”