Monday, October 22, 2012
Force Factor - Natural Testosterone Boosters
I'm sure that most males that have been involved in weightlifting, bodybuilding, physical fitness, etc., have heard about natural testosterone boosters. Of course, some people decide to take a health risk and select anabolic steroids, growth hormones and so on, but the majority would prefer a natural method, I'm sure...
I have seen loads of bogus claims over the years, when concerning this subject, along with some debatable herbs that seem to work at times for some, yet they'll have side effects for many. Although, to be truly natural, the meat & potato country diet with good ol' fashion heavy lifting, is hard to beat when trying to pack on muscle mass without the need for supplements, in my opinion. However, this post isn't about traditional exercises and balanced diets, as we are talking about Force Factor - Test X180 - Premium Male Performance Supplement - Testosterone Booster.
To make a long story short, I ordered a trial bottle (14 capsules) of this stuff a while back, mainly because it was free (except for shipping). It had been a while since I tried any new products and I was currently suffering from a transitory hiatus and/or on a temporary break from working out, so I thought it might motivate me to get back into physical fitness training.
Side note: I prefer Korean Ginseng for performance supplements, so when I tried this product I would just substitute it for that, to see if there was any difference.
Anyway, I tried a pill or two every few days, and could notice a slight dilation in my blood vessels, a slight feeling of better blood flow to the surface of my skin (warmer feeling, etc.), but mainly what I noticed had nothing to do with working out, as this involved extra blood flow to my beloved male organ. I didn't have any trouble before, but the extra boost was nice; ha! So that's what they mean by male performance enhancer...
Now, my trial bottle was consumed and I figured I'd order from Force Factor later on, since money was kinda tight, but oh no... Within days, I find a package in the mail and a bill for 70 dollars, for something I didn't order. This bottle contained 60 capsules and was considered a month supply on auto-shipment, as if I'd be taking two capsules a day. In my opinion, by what I have noticed, stuff like this the body gets used to, so you are better off taking it sporadically or here and there, not regularly, but opinions will vary... Anyway, I was slightly angry, so I called the company and wanted to know why I am getting billed for something I didn't order and how I would like to order this Test X180 as I need it.
I got a long answer and how I was automatically enrolled in auto-shipment, blah, blah...
Well, after telling them I didn't want anymore bills from them, they lowered the price to 30 dollars a shipment and I got my future shipments delayed. The point is, you may have to work out a deal with them, if you select the auto-ship method. Enough rambling about the petty details, and lets get on with the ingredients found in this product...
Each capsule contains a daily value of 50% Vitamin D, 100% B6, and 167% B12, but many of you do not care about that, as it is the growth enhancement matrix that is the most important, which contains: Testofen, Siberian Ginseng, Panax Ginseng, Cordyceps sinensis, and Tribulus terrestris.
I'm not covering the properties of Ginseng on this post, as I have written about that on this blog before, here: "Korean Ginseng Extract."
Scavenging the web for info about the other ingredients:
Testofen - is an extract of Fenugreek, which is a herb known to have more than a hundred phytochemical compounds. A way by which fenugreek seems to have gained its reputation as an aphrodisiac is probably because of its beneficial effect on the body’s circulatory system. Vitamins and minerals present in fenugreek serve to rev up blood circulation, a factor which is crucial for achieving and maintaining erections among men. Fenugreek also (supposedly) causes a significant increase to levels of testosterone within the body, allowing for enhanced sexual stamina and a boost in sexual desire. Well, many claim that the total testosterone level in the body will not go up much, but these type of "natural boosters" work by raising your "free" usable levels of testosterone.
Cordyceps sinensis - the Cordyceps mushrooms have a long history as medicinal fungi. The earliest clear record is a Tibetan medical text authored by Zurkhar Nyamnyi Dorje in the 15th Century outlining the tonic propensities of Yartsa gunbu (Cordyceps sinensis renamed now to Ophiocordyceps sinensis), especially as an aphrodisiac. Although there are often-repeated claims of thousands of years of use in traditional Chinese medicine, so far no clear textual source has surfaced. On a good note, there is no doubt that this natural mushroom found in nature has plenty of health benefits - even if it doesn't boost your T-levels. Force Factor is not the only way to purchase Cordyceps, of course, and a separate supplement may be a decent idea if you give up on the T-boosters and whatnot.
Tribulus terrestris - some body builders use T. terrestris as post cycle therapy or "PCT." After they have completed an anabolic-steroid cycle, they use it under the assumption that it will restore the body's natural testosterone levels. The extract is claimed to increase the body's natural testosterone levels and thereby improve male sexual performance and help build muscle. Its purported muscle-building potential was popularized by American IFBB bodybuilding champion Jeffrey Petermann in the early 1970s. However, I'm yet to find any real proof that Tribulus terrestris from Force Factor (or anywhere, for that matter) effectively raises testosterone in humans.
Well, there you have it, as that was my quick review of the Test X180 product from Force Factor - Natural Testosterone Boosters. If you're interested in these types of supplements, feel free to browse through a fine selection of products, by clicking the provided link below:
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