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My New Supplement is even Safer than Pharmaceutical GRADE! How can that be?

This is why I hate the supplement industry.  There is so much misinformation out there. Even the government can be misleading.  Here is the truth…

When ever you release a new supplement people want to know:

  1. What does it do?
  2. Does it work?
  3. Is it safe?

Well an all natural, botanical product that has a sports nutrition and a holistic health benefit just seems too good to be true!  Let’s face it, if I was introduced to my product, I would be a little skeptical to begin with, as well.  How could six herbs positively effect my mood, metabolism and my recovery form exercise?  The real magic in this supplement isn’t from the ingredients as they stand alone but, the combination of these nutrients as they work together to invoke a synergistic effect.  So together, in the right combination, these six ingredients work better than if just taken in various amounts alone.

To review the ingredients:

High Potency Hormonal Botanical TriComplex:

  • Rhodiola rosea standardized to min. 3% total Rosavins and min. 1% salidrosides
  • Pausinystalia yohimbe bark powder standardized to 2% yohimbine alkaloids
  • Turnera diffusa leaf powder

This TriComplex is designed to support proper mindset and mood for optimal physical and mental performance within minutes of ingestion.  This complex sets the stage for a great workout or performance, elevating the desire to do your best while simultaneously reducing jitteriness or non-productive stress and enhancing exercise metabolism.

High Potency Antioxidant Botanical TriComplex:

  • Silybum marianum seeds standardized to 40% silymarin
  • Camellia sinensis standardized to 10% polyphenols.
  • Curcuma longa standardized to 80% curcuminoids

This TriComplex has a balanced combination of some of the strongest antioxidants on the planet.  Research is still finding increased cancer fighting and protective qualities of these ingredients designed to protect the body and support ins natural growth and repair response to exercise.

In answering the question, “What Does it Do?”  We are just scratching the surface in these posts.  After the test group is complete, I will give a complete report of how this supplement works in depth.  Suffice it to say that it positively benefits mood for exercise, potentiates metabolism of fat and protein synthesis and enhances recovery from exercise.

The answer to the question, “Does it Work?”  Well, the research say’s so.  My own use of it speaks to its validity.  I’ve been using and testing this combination for years and this combination has been instrumental in getting me to the best fitness level of my life, in my mid forties.  I’m in better shape now than when I was an active US Marine!  The first test group is also validating this as fact.  For as long as this product is around, we will continue to test it and improve it based on these continual studies.

The main focus of this post is the third question, “Is it safe?”  Let me start by saying all the ingredients in this product are safe!  Five out of the six ingredients have rare, if any, side effects when taken individually and within our first study group, have not been questioned at all.  The green tea has minimal amounts of naturally occurring caffeine that is less than a half of a cup of coffee.

The only ingredient that has been questioned is yohimbe bark.  Is it potentially an herb with side effects or not.  It is not the “Black Sheep that some websites make it out to be.  Yohimbe bark is the raw, naturally occurring part of the plant that the active ingredient yohimbine is derived from. In the whole bark form that I have chosen, it contains only 2% yohimbine.  Yohimbe bark doesn’t contain just yohimbine, but also 55 other alkaloids.   Among the other alkaloids, corynanthine is an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor blocker . Hence the use of yohimbe bark in sufficient dosages may provide both alpha-1 and alpha-2 adrenoceptors blockade and thus may better enhance circulation and readiness to exercise.

Natural Yohimbe bark

Pharmaceutical Yohimbine

Adverse effects have been reported from excessive consumption or high dosages of yohimbine extract that has been isolated and concentrated from its natural form, not from consuming yohimbe bark in its natural form.

“Although tolerated generally well in low doses, the potential for dose-dependent toxicity should be recognized.”  To much of a good thing can be a bad thing.

Journal of Dietary Supplements, December 2011, Vol. 8, No. 4 , Pages 346-354, Yohimbine Use for Physical Enhancement and Its Potential Toxicity,  (doi:10.3109/19390211.2011.615806)

Medical Concerns of taking pharmaceutical yohimbine:

Those with chronic high blood pressure or those who take monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) medication may be sensitive to certain foods as well as yohimbe. If you are sensitive to the following list of foods or if you’ve been told to avoid these foods, you may also be sensitive to yohimbine. 

In any case this list of  tyramine containing foods should be consumed in moderation and even avoided for those who are sensitive or who have high blood pressure:

  • cheeses, including american, blue, boursault, brick, brie, camembert, cheddar, emmenthaler, gruyere, mozzarella, parmesan, romano, roquefort, stilton, and swiss;
  • sour cream and yogurt;
  • beef or chicken liver, fish, meats prepared with tenderizer, bologna, pepperoni, salami, summer sausage, game meat, meat extracts, caviar, dried fish, herring, shrimp paste, and tuna;
  • avocados, bananas, figs, raisins, and sauerkraut;
  • soy sauce, miso soup, bean curd, and fava beans;
  • yeast extracts;
  • ginseng;
  • chocolate;
  • caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, etc.); and
  • beer (alcoholic and nonalcoholic), red wine (especially Chianti), sherry, vermouth, and other distilled spirits.

Benefits of Yohimbe Bark

Studies around yohimbe bark and the active alkaloid show enhanced fat loss.

“Furthermore, fat mass was significantly lower in the yohimbine versus placebo trial at post supplementation assessment.”

Research in Sports Medicine: An International Journal, Volume 14, Issue 4, 2006, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15438620600987106

Whole yohimbe bark has been shown to absorb and help remove heavy metals like copper and nickel from our bodies.

“When comparing both biomaterials, yohimbe bark … was found to be the most efficient adsorbent for both metals studied.”

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology,Volume 75, Issue 9, pages 812–816, September 2000http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/1097-4660%28200009%2975:9%3C812::AID-JCTB284%3E3.0.CO;2-B/abstract;jsessionid=11399AEB941174F7902C65D3919F0A35.d02t01?deniedAccessCustomisedMessage=&userIsAuthenticated=false

The Bottom Line? 

The new TriSystem Supplement does contain a small amount of natural yohimbe bark NOT pharmaceutical yohimbine.  The dosage of yohimbe bark is safe and effective and the benefits outweigh the potential side effects that some people may experience.  Follow the dosages in the study to be safe and get the best results!

Supplements are not for everyone.  Only you can determine if this supplement is right for you.

Crushed Samples in the Mail!

Well, of course, clients who can't get the the TriSystem Center, and those who have moved out of town, and those who have just heard about the new supplement and want to try it, have been sending in their registration forms from all over the country.  That's great right?  The simple solution:  send the packets I've been handing out in the mail.  I just took the packets that we put together,

and the US postal service did not handle my envelopes with care.  I don't know what I was expecting.  Obviously, the envelope sorters squeeze the envelopes and it was enough to crush the samples.  Bummer!

Not to worry!  We have repackaged the mail order samples in a plastic case with bubble wrap and we will be resending samples out to those who have registered for the test group.  The new sample packs look like this:

Test Group 1 is growing everyday as is the interest.  We already have significant feedback from the group.  We still need as many survey's as we can get to make this test satisfactory for full production.  Initial data shows:

  • an effective dosage starts at 2 tablets before and 1 after.  Everyone felt the best effects at the full dosage of 3 before.  If you are already consuming green tea, coffee or other caffeinated beverages, you may consider starting with 2 before and 1 after for your first workout and 3 before and 3 after for your second workout.  Results are showing that the recommended dosage on our packaging is going to be:  Take 1 packet of 3 before and 1 packet of 3 tablets after workout.
  • everyone seems to like the same 2-3 choices of product name.
  • most are recommending a $40 per box price point.

Anyone who is exercising regularly (beginners to advanced athletes) can participate in this study a rate the benefits of taking this combination of herbs.  If you qualify and agree to complete the survey for each dosage taken,  register below:

 

 

 

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Initial Feedback on the Supplement…

Well things happen when you take the TriSystem Experimental Supplement.  The initial dosage of just one tablet before was necessary for the study incase any participants where hypersensitive to the ingredients.  Most people will not experience anything at all from just one tablet.  Some experienced benefits from one before and one after and most everyone felt the larger dosages.  I've been taking this stuff in various quantities and formulations for over 2 years now, so a packet (3 tabs) before and a packet after works great for me.  Less than that and I feel like I'm not getting enough, more than that, I feel is "overkill".  Of course, I'm 100% sold on my own product.  I developed this from scratch and years of research and experimentation.  Here are what some of the other test subjects are saying:

  • increased energy, a better workout
  • It made me feel strong during my workout.
  • quicker recovery from exercise
  • I didn't notice any big difference from my usual energy level, but I didn't have much recovery time after the workout, which is a little unusual, specifically because I am usually sore the next day and wasn't this time.
  • OMG Jeff's magic little pill, Felt much stronger, walked out of the gym tonight more energized and not like I had been run over by a truck!
  • I felt a lot stronger today, if that's possible.
  • Seemed to have the inner strength to do workout. Felt less drained, more energized.
  • "I just feel so healthy… Your knowledge is a blessing.  Saved my life as far as I know."

Just put your name and email in the form on the upper right corner of this page to be part of this important test group.

For those of you who already have the samples…

These samples are so important to me.  People are already asking to purchase them and I can't start selling them until this study group is complete.  Please complete your Survey ASAP so we can start selling this great product. I can't order the first production run until we get back all the test group data.  That means YOUR RESPONSES FROM THE SURVEY FOR EACH DOSAGE!  Go there now and complete yours:
 

http://trisystem.info/free-supplement-study/test-group-survey/

People are Excited to Recieve the Samples!

Well we've started to hand out the samples of "Alpha Supplement"  to "Test Group 1"  yesterday and the samples are going fast.  If you already sent us your registration form, you can schedule a time to pick up the sample pack with instructions or just wait for them to be mailed. 

Remember, Test Group 1 participants need to complete a survey after taking each dosage.  The survey can be found here.

"I just feel so healthy… Your knowledge is a blessing.  Saved my life as far as I know." Robin Senne

If Miss California is sporting this new supplement, shouldn't you be taking it?

Register to be part of our New Supplement Test Group below.

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I Hate the Supplement Industry!

After 20 years in the industry I can honestly say “I hate the supplement industry!”  There are so many products and manufacturers that are just pure hype and no science.  Pseudo science, maybe, but no real science.  Fancy bottles and packaging, made up ingredients with scientific sounding names, fast talking salesmen spewing out biochemical BS to the unsuspecting public has just made the consumer skeptical and confused at best.  Even the magazines that help promote most of this garbage are realizing their readers are losing faith.  This graphic in the most popular bodybuilding magazine in the world published this graphic…

The magazine has been dubbed “Muscle and Fiction” by many and in many respects, rightfully so!  The fitness industry has it’s many celebrities, just like any other industry.  It seems like our industry has more than the others.  The problem is the basic mentality of the public.  Perception is reality in marketing and anyone who has a lot of muscle or a six pack must know what he or she is doing and therefor, is an instant expert.  WRONG!  Favorable genetics and following someone else’s advice does not make you an expert.  There is something to be said about raw talent and the ability to master your own body but, knowing your own body does not mean you are an expert on everyone else’s.

So why the rant today?  Because the sports supplement industry climate is so controversial today, it is harmful to the consumer and manufacturer!  I appreciate the clients and associates who take me on my word and trust that the supplement I’ve formulated is legitimate.  Those that don’t know me, meet my request to try my supplement with reservation or even skepticism.  After 20 years in the industry and almost two years of research and experimentation, I’m finally at the point to let people try this for themselves.  I’m inviting others to test and help determine the most effective and thus, recommended dosage.  Our test group is also a focus group to help name this product and present it openly and honestly to the public.

So to dispel any skepticism and to be different in this industry the final stages of development  and launching of this supplement are going to be completely transparent.  Being open and honest and authentic is the only way to bring a truly unique and innovative product to the market.  From the ingredients to the manufacturing plant to the end results of this product, you’ll know whether this product is worth it or not.

So here is a summary of what I’ve developed.  God Willing,  You’ll try some of this stuff!

The Ingredients:  Featuring Our Proprietary TriComplexes, The Power of 3! All ingredients are standardized and tested fro quality, purity and potency and are manufactured by an FDA certified facility.

Currently our product is manufactured by West Coast Laboratories, Inc. a vitamin and nutritional supplement manufacturing company founded in 1967.  This product meets the strict standards of the United States and the United States FDA (Food and Drug Administration). The manufacturing equipment and facilities are continually inspected to satisfy all GMP standards.

High Potency Hormonal Botanical TriComplex:

  • Rhodiola rosea with naturally occurring Rosavins and salidrosides
  • Pausinystalia yohimbe bark powder with naturally occurring yohimbine alkaloids
  • Turnera diffusa leaf powder

This TriComplex is designed to support proper mindset and mood for optimal physical and mental performance within minutes of ingestion.  This complex sets the stage for a great workout or performance, elevating the desire to do your best while simultaneously reducing jitteriness or non-productive stress and enhancing exercise metabolism.

High Potency Antioxidant Botanical TriComplex:

  • Silybum marianum with naturally occurring silymarin
  • Camellia sinensis with naturally occurring polyphenols.
  • Curcuma longa with naturally occurring curcuminoids

This TriComplex has a balanced combination of some of the strongest antioxidants on the planet.  Research is still finding increased cancer fighting and protective qualities of these ingredients designed to protect the body and support ins natural growth and repair response to exercise.

First time users are directed to take a very low dosage and gradually increase to what I’ve found to be the most effective.

Why take my new Supplement?

Because…

It will improve your

  1. Mood, reducing stress and increasing readiness to exercise
  2. Metabolism of lipids and protein synthesis
  3. Recovery and adaptation to exercise so you can change faster and protect against over-training and reduce disease risk through anti-oxidant consumption.

Be a part of this, my samples are limited.  Try it before they run out! Register below.  You will automatically be sent to my registration page.  Follow the directions on the registration form to get your samples.

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The Supplement Samples Arrived Today!

Excitement is in the air at the TriSystem Center where the First TriSystem Samples have arrived, uncoated and in a raw, clinical state.  These tablets look and smell like the botanical nutrients they are, potent to the core.  Test subjects, be warned.  The tablets are going to look, smell and taste like a potent herbal complex.  Most people who hear about my supplement debut are ready to be test subjects before we can even get them into their packets.  We have to do this right, though.  There will be no sampling until all is properly prepared and reviewed.  The product does not even have a name yet.  We have hired a brand developer as well as the test group to help decide that.  There still are some skeptical people out there and I want to re-assure them that my 20 years of experience in sports nutrition and my reputation is on the line here.  Let me simplify things…

Here's what it does.

This supplement has three purposes.  To elevate:

  1. Mood
  2. Metabolism
  3. Recovery

It is a pre and post workout supplement designed to potentiate the effects of exercise or physical exertion by adding catalyst nutrients and metabolites that support exercise metabolism and the hormonal response to vigorous training.

Taken both before and after exercise, this vegan, natural food supplement will make sure every workout counts! 

  • Designed so you can actually feel it working! 
  • Potentiates metabolism to burn fat and build muscle
  • Packed with natural antioxidants, and antioxidant catalysts,  this plant based supplement is the healthy way to get the most out of your hard work.

Proprietary Blend of Ingredients (1 serving) = 3 tablets

Here's what's in it.

The Ingredients:  Featuring Our Proprietary TriComplexes, The Power of 3! All ingredients are standardized and tested fro quality, purity and potency.

The sum of these ingredients is greater than the individual parts. Blended together in a perfect synergistic combination of Hormonal and Antioxidant support.

Patent Pending…

High Potency Hormonal Botanical TriComplex:

  • Rhodiola rosea
  • Pausinystalia yohimbe
  • Turnera diffusa

This TriComplex is designed to support proper mindset and mood for optimal physical and mental performance within minutes of ingestion.  This complex sets the stage for a great workout or performance, elevating the desire to do your best while simultaneously reducing jitteriness or non-productive stress.

High Potency Antioxidant Botanical TriComplex:

  • Silybum eburneum
  • Curcuma longa
  • Camellia sinensis

This TriComplex has a balanced combination of some of the strongest antioxidants on the planet.  Research is still finding increased cancer fighting and protective qualities of these ingredients designed to protect the body and support ins natural growth and repair response to exercise. Click here for more research on the ingredients

Now are you as excited as I am?  I know our group is.

If you want some of this supplement for free to truly test, you better act quick.  We only have a limited supply of samples. Register below.

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Find Your Thing! – Great Fitness Lessons from a Kaiser Commercial

 

 

Kaiser has this short 30 second commercial and it really touches on something important for maintaining fitness. Click play above if you haven't already. Personal Fitness is such an individual thing.  There are literally millions of ways to get fit.  A variety of workouts, foods and supplements will get the job done in different combinations.  The key is to find what works for you.  Its "gotta work!"  What you do has to be effective.  The problem is a lot of the time, the most direct route to fitness is not something you want to do.  If you don't like it, you won't keep doing it.  If it doesn't become a habit, you just started down the road to yo-yo fitness.  Getting fit, then not, then fit again is hard on the body.

The trick is to find something that you like enough to keep doing that also works.  There are a lot of choices out there. Some choices are awesome at first, then, not so much.  It's like eating your favorite meal. Even though it's your favorite, after eating it seven days in a row, it's not your first choice on the eighth day.  That is why it is good to have several different favorite meals and workout routines, even different supplements you cycle through. 

I know I can eat the same thing until I wear it out.  Then I don't want it no matter how good it is for me.

Lesson 1:  Eat with enough variety that you don't wear out meals and foods.

I'm guilty of doing the same workout over and over because I initially saw great results.  Even though I hit a solid plateau, I stuck with it, because I liked i, and I always thought back to the original results. Sometimes I'd keep progressing in a workout, pushing harder and harder until I was on the edge of injury or just plain over-trained.

Lesson 2: Change your workout often enough that you prevent plateaus and injuries.

Taking those super-duper supplements can really give you an ergogenic edge or at least a placebo effect.  Especially with pre workout supplements that contain stimulants.  Your body can build a tolerance to caffiene and other nutrients, just like it can to alcohol.

Lesson 3:  When it comes to supplements, more is not always better.  Remember to take a break from your supplement regime and switch things up.

Well, there is some food-for-thought, pun intended and three lessons.  Of course 3.  This is TriSystem for crying out loud.  It's gotta be 3.  I hope your thinking about your fitness, working smarter, not harder.

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And most of all, Stay Fit!  Fit for HIS service!

Jeff Kotterman, NASN Licensed Master Sports Nutritionist,
Helping you do better, what you love to do!