Erupt Performance Aid

Erupt Performance Aid

Erupt’s full spectrum ingredient profile and research-backed dosage protocols intensify your workouts and accelerate your body's adaptations to training.

You do away with unproductive workouts and
reach new heights as an athlete.

What Makes Erupt Different?

Differentiation Sketch
Differentiation Sketch

Research

ϐ-Alanine

ϐ-Alanine combines with L-histidine to create carnosine, a dipeptide which buffers lactic acid and maintains optimal pH in exercising muscle tissue. [1] [2]

Research shows that ϐ-alanine supplementation…

  • Accelerates exercise-induced lean muscle gain and fat loss [3] [4]
  • Improves muscular endurance [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [2] [3] [4]
  • Increases overall training volume [12] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Effective dosage protocols for ϐ-alanine range from 2 to 6.4 grams per day in clinical research. Erupt contains 3.2 grams ϐ-alanine per serving.

L-Citrulline

L-Citrulline is an amino acid found in fruits such as watermelon, cucumber, and pumpkin.[13] [14] When consumed, L-citrulline is converted into L-arginine, but due to its superior bioavailability, supplemental L-citrulline is better than L-arginine itself at increasing circulating L-arginine concentrations.[14] As a crucial factor in both the urea cycle and nitric oxide production, citrulline assists in the elimination of excess ammonia and spurs vasodilation by inducing nitric oxide production.[14]

Research shows that L-citrulline supplementation…

  • Augments cellular nutrient delivery and waste elimination [15] [16]
  • Enhances exercise performance and capacity [17] [18] [19] [15]
  • Attenuates post-workout soreness [18]
  • Stimulates NO production and enhances blood flow [20] [21] [22] [16] [19]

Effective dosage protocols for L-citrulline range from 4 to 8 grams ingested acutely before exercise. Erupt contains 6 grams of Citrulline Malate per serving. (Citrulline Malate is simply L-citrulline bound to malic acid, and it is the form used most often in studies relating to exercise performance.) [16] [18]

Agmatine Sulfate

Agmatine is a metabolite of L-arginine and neurotransmitter with nootropic and vasodilating properties.[23] While it may synergize with L-citrulline for promoting blood flow during exercise, it is included in Erupt’s formula for its effects on mood and cognition.

Research shows that agmatine supplementation…

  • Enhances mood and sense of well-being [24]
  • Protects the brain from ischemic toxicity via intraneural vasodilation [25]
  • Alleviates Neuropathic pain [26]

Effective dosage protocols for agmatine range from 0.5 to 5 grams daily. Erupt contains 1 gram of Agmatine Sulfate per serving.

Betaine

Betaine (also known as trimethylglycine) is an amino acid derivative found to increase power output and exercise capacity during weight training. Betaine’s performance-enhancing effects likely stem from its ability to regulate cellular hydration, but researchers are not yet certain of its mechanism of action.[27]

Research shows that betaine supplementation…

  • Increases the number and quality of weightlifting repetitions [28] [29] [30]
  • Increases anaerobic sprint performance [31]

Effective dosage protocols for betaine range from 2.5 to 3.75 grams daily in clinical research. Erupt contains 2.5 grams of betaine per serving.

Taurine

In rodent research, high daily doses of ϐ-alanine induce taurine deficiency.[32] [33] [34] Although symptoms of taurine deficiency are not observed in human studies on ϐ-alanine, we include taurine as a precaution against deficiency.

Supplementing with taurine confers the following benefits:

Effective dosage protocols for taurine range from 2 to 5 grams per day in clinical research. Erupt contains 3 of taurine per serving.

Creatine Monohydrate

We call creatine monohydrate the “king of ergogenics” because it has a robust body of evidence and incredibly compelling outcomes on muscle and strength development, exercise performance, and body composition for both men and women.

Research shows that supplementation with creatine monohydrate…

  • Increases lean mass gains from resistance training [35] [36] [37] [38] [39] [40] [41] [42]
  • Enhances power output during exercise [43] [44] [37]
  • Increases post-workout glycogen resynthesis (an aspect of muscle recovery) [45]
  • Raises blood testosterone levels (in men) [46] [47] [48] [49] [50] [51]

Although there are many forms of creatine, none are proven to be more effective than creatine monohydrate. Effective dosages range from 2.5g per day to 5g per day. Erupt contains 5g Creatine Monohydrate per serving.

Effective dosage protocols for creatine range from 2 to 5 grams per day, and up to 20 during loading phases (creatine loading speeds the onset of effects, but is not necessary).Erupt contains 5 grams of creatine monohydrate per serving.

Branched-Chain Amino Acids (Leucine, Isoleucine, & Valine)

Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine, collectively known as branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), are three essential amino acids found in many animal protein sources. BCAAs are often advertised as anabolic supplements which spur muscle growth, but this claim is only a half-truth at best - research shows that BCAAs do not stimulate muscle protein synthesis in people with sufficient protein intake.[52] So, assuming that you eat enough protein, BCAAs are not likely to help you build muscle.

However, when consumed before exercise, BCAAs do reduce fatigue while offering a few other benefits. Research shows that supplementation with Branched Chain Amino Acids…

  • Reduces exercise-induced fatigue [53] [54] [55] [56] [57] [58]
  • Enhances muscular glucose uptake [59] [60] [61]

Effective dosage protocols for branched-chain amino acids range from 2 to 10 grams before exercise.Erupt contains 3.6 of branched-chain amino acids per serving in a 3:1:1 ratio favoring leucine.

Panax Ginseng Extract (standardized to 5% Ginsenosides)

Panax Ginseng is an adaptogenic herb of extreme prominence in traditional Chinese medicine. Its broad range of health benefits make it a great supporting ingredient in Erupt.

Research shows that panax ginseng supplementation…

  • Enhances cellular nutrient uptake [62] [63] [64] [65] [66]
  • Improves cognitive function and reaction time [67] [68] [69] [70] [66]
  • Elevates mood and heightens calmness [71] [65] [68] [69]
  • Increases blood flow to the brain and body [72] [73] [74] [75]

Erupt contains 150 milligrams of panax ginseng extract (standardized to 5% ginsenosides) per serving.

Caffeine (from Green Tea Extract standardized to 50% Caffeine)

Caffeine is a central nervous system stimulant which works by inhibiting adenosine receptor sites in the brain.[76] In this way caffeine is not so much a drug which “gives you energy,” but rather one that “takes away tiredness.”

Research shows that caffeine supplementation…

  • Increases muscular power output [77] [78] [79] [80] [81]
  • Increases training volume and anaerobic exercise capacity [82] [83] [84] [85] [86]
  • Accelerates Fat Oxidation [87] [88]
  • Potentiates exercise-induced testosterone response in men [89] [82] [84]

There is a catch with caffeine: many of its most desirable effects fade with tolerance, while others (such as enhancing power output) require extremely high doses which are likely to cause unwanted side effects such as anxiety, nausea, and physical discomfort.[cite] [cite] For this reason, Erupt includes caffeine at the minimum effective dose to enhance performance. We also make a caffeine-free version of Erupt so that you can exercise precise control over your caffeine intake.

Erupt contains 200 milligrams of caffeine per serving. Rather than using caffeine anhydrous or other synthetic forms of caffeine, the caffeine in Erupt comes from Green Tea Extract standardized to contain 50% caffeine.

L-Theanine

L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea which produces a range of cognitive and psychological benefits.[90]

Research shows that L-theanine supplementation…

  • Improves focus, attention, and cognitive performance [91] [92] [93] [94]
  • Heightens mood and subjective well-being [95]
  • Reduces anxiety [96] [97]
  • Improves blood flow by stimulating eNOS production [98]

While L-theanine already has an impressive array of benefits, it shines even more when paired with caffeine. L-Theanine’s calming effects synergize with caffeine’s stimulant effects to create a smoother and more enjoyable rush of energy and more pronounced cognitive benefits.[99] [100] [101] [102] [103] [95]

Effective dosage protocols for L-theanine range from 100 to 400 milligrams. Erupt contains 350 milligrams of L-theanine per serving.

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