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The Most Powerful Fat burner in Existence; How Lipodrine is Changing the Industry

I love writing articles on new and exciting things that hit the market. Anything that is cutting edge or has a point of difference always pricks up my ears. A few months ago a product came to my attention, not only for the fact that its ads were plastered all over my news feed, but the main company selling it was also one who I regularly write articles for – Universal Supplements. Pretty biased right? Well to be honest my first reaction to its claims were sceptical. I have seen many products come and go that claim to assist in fat loss but when it comes down to the crunch results seem negligible. This product seemed different. It was called Lipodrine.



What makes Lipodrine so Different?

Not to be confused with the American product LipodrEne which contains the illegal inclusion of ephedrine. This is a product produced by the company Growth Labs Australia. An Australian product, that people are going absolutely bonkers for, I had to find out more. I contacted Growth Labs Australia to find out just what Lipodrine’s point of difference was. I must admit I was impressed with the response and even more impressed when I tried the product for myself. But we will get to that.


So what is it that makes Lipodrine so different? The innovative team at Growth Labs Australia had tapped into some key problems with existing products. There were also some hurdles to overcome with recent changes to laws surrounding supplements and the ingredients used. Firstly GLA (Growth Labs Australia) realised that generally a capsule product is preferred to a powdered product that must be mixed as a drink. This is nothing new, there’s plenty of companies manufacturing capsule products. But there’s an issue with capsules that doesn’t come with powdered products. The issue is SPACE. You simply can’t fit as much into a capsule as you can in a scoop of powder. So how did they get around it? well… They kept the ingredient profile simple. Combine only 5 ingredients. 5 powerful ingredients that interact perfectly with each other. 5 ingredients that could be clinically dosed within a capsule. 5 ingredients that are backed by peer reviewed studies and clinical trials. No pixie dust, no blends of 20 ingredients leaving dosages minuscule. So what are they? they’re listed plain as day on the labels but I thought I’d go through them for you and explain exactly what each one does:

1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine (Caffeine)

1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine is a central nervous system stimulant that reduces fatigue and drowsiness, in addition to improving reaction time, wakefulness, concentration, and motor coordination.

It has also been shown delay or prevent sleep and improves task performance during sleep deprivation. Shift workers who use 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine make fewer mistakes due to drowsiness.

1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine also has psychoactive effects that promote alertness, attention, and task switching.

It is a proven ergogenic aid in humans. which means it improves athletic performance in aerobic (especially endurance sports) and anaerobic conditions. 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine also increases basal metabolic rate in adults, which means more fat burned by doing absolutely nothing!

1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine improves muscular strength and power, and may enhance muscular endurance. It also enhances performance on anaerobic tests. Consumption before constant load exercise has been shown in peer reviewed studies to reduce perceived exertion. This Means that supplementing with 1,3,7-Trimethylxanthine makes torturous exercise feel easier, allowing you to train harder for longer!


5-Hydroxytryptophan is a necessary precursor for the brain to produce more serotonin.

Serotonin is an important chemical and neurotransmitter in the human body. It is believed to help regulate mood and social behavior, appetite and digestion, sleep, memory, and sexual desire and function. It has been shown that taking 5-Hydroxytryptophan orally will speed up serotonin production.

5-Hydroxytryptophan has also been long used off-label to treat obesity (by promoting weight loss).



N,N-dimethyltyramine is a nootropic that is effective for both cognitive and athletic enhancement. For anyone trying to lose weight, N,N-dimethyltyramine can boost one’s metabolism while decreasing appetite. For this same reason, bodybuilders take N,N-dimethyltyramine as it promotes fat loss but encourages strength.

It is also commonly used by individuals who are looking to achieve an upper edge within the workplace, as it promotes focus, motivation, and energy levels. These varied effects make this supplement ideal for a wide range of people, who are looking to achieve a wide range of benefits.

Higenamine HCL

Higenamine is a chemical found in several plants including aconite, Annona squamosa, Nandina domestica (sacred bamboo), and others.

In supplements, higenamine is showing amazing results as a pre-workout supplement for improving athletic performance. As an added bonus it has also been shown to be effective for weight loss, cough, asthma, and erectile dysfunction.

Synephrine HCL

Synephrine is a naturally occurring substance known as an alkaloid that’s found in plants. It’s particularly abundant in the bitter orange fruit, which is why it’s often referred to by that name. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, synephrine has been in use for thousands of years, obtained mainly via citrus peels. It’s chemically similar to the ephedrine and pseudoephedrine found in many medications, weight loss and energy supplements.

Accordingly, synephrine impacts the adrenal system of the human body and increases basal metabolic rate, which accounts for up to 70% of your daily caloric expenditure.

If you want to lose fat, you need to burn more energy than you eat. Thus, anything that helps you burn more energy (like synephrine), can help you lose fat faster.

Synephrine is also often referred to as a “stubborn fat burner.” And the great news is there’s a plethora of studies to back it up. The bottom line is most people who supplement with synephrine lose fat faster.


The Stimulant Issue, New Laws and New Innovations

The only other thing plaguing GLA was a change in supplements laws in Australia. Towards the end of 2017 the government put a ban on the use of all Methylated Alkylamines which were the main class of stimulant used in all fat burners and pre workouts up to that point. They gave energy, drive, focus and a euphoric sensation that users loved. But GLA discovered something they could do with Caffeine. Humble caffeine doesn’t get too many people screaming hallelujah from the rooftops these days. After all it is relatively mild compared to the stimulants previously used… or is it? Caffeine can give great energy drive and focus, but its lacking that euphoric sensation I mentioned earlier. Luckily a compound exists known as 5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan). 5-HTP doesnt give much energy, drive or focus, BUT it allows for the release more serotonin AKA the feel good hormone. Mix Caffeine with 5-HTP and you have a Powerful stimulant that gives energy, drive and focus as well as the euphoric sensation that everybody loves. It’s a knockout punch.


What Did I Think?

If I was going to write an article on this stuff I thought I’d better give it a go. After all who doesn’t want to lose a couple extra kgs?

Initial thoughts… “This stuff is strong.” For probably the first week I felt like I had downed 3 energy drinks and two strong coffees about 20 mins after consuming. I also felt a little flushed in the face, a kind of warm sensation. Although it was strong I pressed on. I stepped on the scales at the end of week 1 with anticipation. I hadn’t changed anything other than taking Lipodrine. I was down 900g which was great but I guess I hoped for a miracle overnight.

Week 2 was the week things really got exciting. I decided to try and give my Lipodrine its best shot of working. I’m generally pretty active anyway but I decided to also cut out soft drink. I don’t have a lot, maybe 3 cans a week but I cut it out anyway. The side effects in week 2 were nowhere near as bad as week one. In fact I really started to enjoy the energy I felt and I was far less flushed. Once again I stepped on the scales… Another 1.3kg down! this meant that in 2 weeks I had lost over 2 kg’s! I was over the moon!

I’m currently nearing the end of week 3 as I write this article and I have to say I’m impressed. I can physically see a change in my body and I feel the number is going to be just as exciting as week 2. I guess you could say I went from a sceptic to a preacher. Lipodrine is by far the best weight loss supplement I’ve ever tried. Id encourage anyone who is struggling to lose weight or has hit a plateau to give it a try. What have you got to lose?


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The Best Weight Loss Supplements For Women

Weight Loss Supplements For Women

Want to turbocharge your fat loss? Add these fat burning Weight Loss Supplements For Women to your diet to help you shred that stubborn fat!

  1. Thermogenic

The number one choice for fat burning is going to be adding a thermogenic fat burner into your morning routine. Thermogenic work by heating up your core temperature which in turn will speed up your metabolism this is called thermogenesis; a faster metabolism means more calories burnt, which means more fat loss. They also act as appetite suppressants, meaning you won’t be reaching for those naughty treats anymore and you will no longer be over eating.

All thermogenic contain different ingredients, some of which I will touch on here, so they all work slightly different to each other. Researching a product is helpful before you choose one.

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  1. L-Carnitine

The second best supplement for turbocharged fat loss would have to the amino acid L-carnitine. This beauty works by using your body’s fat stores as its primary energy source and because of this it prevents further fat to be stored in your body.  L- Carnitine also works as an appetite suppressant and an energy booster giving you the boost you need to help you burn more calories.

  1. Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an excellent vitamin for aiding in fat loss. Our most abundant source is from the sun. but it can be taken in a vitamin form if levels are low. It helps to ensure your body’s cells listen and respond correctly to insulin. Insulin helps to move glucose (which comes from carbohydrates, and is the body’s main source of fuel) into the body’s cells to be burned as energy. If the cells are not responding to insulin well enough then it’s more likely that those calories you are eating will end up as fat rather than being used as energy.

A lack of vitamin D can also stop the hormone leptin from releasing. Leptin is responsible for signalling your brain to stop eating, without this hormone you are bound to just keep packing on those calories.

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  1. Omega 3 fatty acids

Omega 3fatty acids are found most abundantly in fatty fish like salmon. Although they sound counterproductive they actually turn on the enzymes that trigger fat burning within the cells. Omegas 3s also help to boost your mood which can help prevent emotional binge eating. They can also promote leptin signalling.

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  1. CLA

CLA is a strong fat burner found in dairy products. CLAs are another source of fatty acids that help promote fat burning within the cells, especially in our muscles where most of our fat burning takes place. CLA also promotes blood glucose enter our cells so it is burned for energy instead of being stored as fat.

  1. Polyphenols

These are powerful antioxidants that are found in green tea, they help to boost resting metabolic rate which in turn helps us to burn fatter at a faster pace. You can notice its strong effect as you are actually drinking the tea, your body will heat up and use calories as heat. Drinking green tea instead of eating when feel like eating but aren’t really hungry as it will warm you up and reduce food cravings.

Weight Loss Supplements For Women

These are my favourite fat blasting supplements and you can easily add all these to your diet by taking a few different supplements or even better if you use a thermogenic with these properties in it.

So if your truly serious about blasting away that fat then give these supps a go, I promise you’ll love me for it!

Go on, charge it up ladies!

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What IS CLA?

CLA, is one of the most favoured fat loss supplements of today, but does it work and is it for you?

So what exactly is CLA?

Conjugated Linoleic Acid or preferably CLA is actually a naturally occurring fatty acid found in sunflower oil, dairy and meat. It is most famous for its use as a fat loss supplement. It also has a few other health benefits it reduces the risk of breast cancer, increases metabolism and lowers cholesterol.

CLA works by reducing fat mass and increasing lean muscle mass simultaneously.  It inhibits the body from storing fat, it will cause the body to use existing fat as an energy source and it will increase lean muscle tissues.

Achieving these results from CLA found in our diet alone is almost impossible as it is find in only small amounts in foods that also contain high amounts of saturated fats, thus making supplementation of CLA a must.

How do I use it?

woamn eating pill universalIt is recommended that you use 3g daily of CLA broken up into 3 dosages with meals. It is also said that it will take around 6 weeks for you to notice a difference, hence it is not an overnight quick fix but the results do happen.

The reason for the slow weight loss is that CLA is also growing your lean muscle tissue which as you may know weighs more than fat. This is why it is recommended to take the supplement for 6 weeks before you decide if it is working for you or not, and even then you may not see dramatic results for a few months.

Is CLA for me?

Basically if you want to lose fat and at the same time gain a lean, toned look then CLA may just be the wonder supp you have been searching for.

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Raspberry Ketones – Get the Lowdown

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overweight peopleWith obesity rates raising it’s no wonder we are looking for new methods to control our weight. In Australia every 2 in 3 adults are either overweight or obese finding that conventional ways to control weight, such as diet and exercise, are proving to be difficult for people to stick with and have a high fail rate. It’s no wonder people are turning to easier alternatives such as shakes, pills and herbal remedies. Among these is the popular Raspberry Ketone, but is this a weight loss miracle or another fail waiting to happen?

What are Raspberry Ketones?

I’m sure nearly everyone who has thought about dieting has heard of raspberry ketones but what are they? They are the naturally occurring substance in raspberries that gives them their distinct smell. It can also be found in small amounts in blackberries, cranberries and kiwis.

The raspberry ketone has been used for decades; you can find it in cosmetics, soft drinks and other processed foods as a flavorant. So therefore most of us are already consuming it in small amounts either from the fruit themselves or in foods with it added in.

Using raspberry ketones as weight loss supplements is only a recent innovation, and the raspberry ketones used in supplements are not the same naturally occurring ones in raspberries, they are synthetically made in labs. This is because it would cost billions to extract it from the fruit as you would need 41kg of raspberries for one single dose!

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How do they work?

fitness ratRaspberry ketones have the same molecular structure as capsiacum and synepherine. These are two molecules that can boost metabolism, so it was thought that raspberry ketones would have the same effect.

Studies on isolated fat cells from rats have shown that raspberry ketones promote lipolysis (breakdown of fat) and cause the fat cells to release the hormone adiponectin which is believed to play a part in regulating metabolism and regulating blood sugar levels.

However….this does NOT mean it will do the same for a living, breathing human. Plus the dosages used were extremely high; you would need to take 100 times the recommended dosage to reach these same levels (NOT RECCOMMENDED)

Should you add them to your supplement regime?

Currently there have been no human studies on the use of raspberry ketones for weight loss but there is hope for the future.

Dr Oz recommends using it in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise whether this speeds up fat loss or not is dependent on the individual.

Do some research and decide for yourself, as until further notice, only you will know if it can work for you.

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The Best Fat Burning Stack for Women

So, you’re ready to burn that fat, you’re starting a workout plan, and a diet. You’re ready and wondering how supplements can help? You walk into any supplement store and instantly feel overwhelmed by the array of products offering different ingredients that burn fat, but which ones should you use? Which ones work together and which ones are rubbish??? Here’s the low down on the best fat burning stack for women. You’ll never have to wonder again!

1.Thermogenic Fat Burners

The first and most obvious choice is a fat burner supplement but what ingredients are the most efficient?

One of the key ingredients is caffeine, on the ingredients list it will come under caffeine, caffeine anhydrous, green tea extract, trimethyl xanthine and caffeine citrate. Caffeine promotes lipolysis which is the breaking down of fat to be used as energy which in turn speeds up the body’s metabolism causing the body to burn more calories, caffeine also suppresses the appetite and acts as a stimulant so you will receive a nice energy boost while using theses supplements. so, it’s obvious why it’s the main ingredient in a thermogenic.

L-tyrosine or 4-hydroxyphenylalanine is another popular ingredient in thermogenic fat burners. This amino acid really promotes thermogenesis, the bodies way of generating heat, which helps to burn more calories.

Beta-alanine is another popular ingredient, this amino acid raises muscle carnosine levels which cause faster muscle contractions so you are able to work harder and longer, this in turn causes you to burn more calories.

There are also many herbal ingredients that all work in different ways to promote thermogenesis, appetite suppressors, and stimulants there are too many to list here and I will go through these in other articles.

Look for a combination of these ingredients in your thermogenic fat burner for best results.

2. L-Carnitine

This compound is a must have for your fat loss stack. L-carnitine’s job is to transfer long-chain fatty acids into mitochondria so they can be oxidised and burned as energy. This means your body will no longer be storing fat it will be continuously using it to fuel it activities. L-carnitine also acts as an appetite suppressant so you will no longer be over eating.

When you combine l-carnitine with a thermogenic you’re really getting the best of both worlds as your body is using fat stores for energy and is also no longer allowing you to store new fats!

3. Protein

Another very important component of your fat burning stack is protein!

You may be scared that protein is going to stack on the gains and really your trying to lose, not gain. Protein helps you to gain LEAN muscle which happens as you are burning fat. A good protein to go for is a WPI with little or no fats, carbs and sugars. This will keep your calorie intake down and allow your body to get the extra protein it needs while burning away the fat!

These are the Top Three products I recommended for a fat burning stack. Now that your armed with information head into the supplement store and get ready for the body you have been waiting for!
Go get it girl!