View Full Version : Carnitine loading

08-08-2009, 07:12 PM
What form is best for loading carnitine in muscle tissue taken with high GI carbs?

Regular l-carnitine? Acetyl l-carnitine? Propionyl l-carnitine?

L-carnitine otherwise seems ineffective at accumulating in muscle tissue but what if taken with high GI carbs PWO?

Acetyl l-carnitine seems to show effectiveness but I thought it targeted nerve tissue more?

And what about proprionyl l-carnitine? Is this a more effective form for muscle loading of carnitine PWO?

08-08-2009, 10:09 PM
Also, is there any evidence for or against forms other than carnitine tartrate for upregulating androgen receptors?

08-09-2009, 05:43 PM
Okay I've come to the conclusion that ALCAR is probably the best form to use based on the current available research. However the carnitine tartrate form is intriguing wrt to the increase in ARs.

Perhaps taking in 3-4g of ALCAR and 2g of carnitine tartrate post-workout?

08-12-2009, 09:58 PM
I am currently starting GPLC as oppposed to my normal ALC route so I will let you know how this works out for me...

08-14-2009, 12:41 PM
Shit I take ALCAR 30 minutes pre-workout.

08-14-2009, 02:26 PM
I had great results acetyl l carnintine. I took regular L carnintine on leg day recently and felt jittery and "weird". In the garbage it went. Back to acteyl L carnintine.....

09-16-2009, 02:46 PM
I just started sub cue injections of L carnitine 125mg before 50 min cardio session 6x week, in the am along with a ECA stack, I lift at night with a 40min cardio 3x a week, I like to see if i can get out some abdominal fat, i'm 48yr old, 6 1 223,about 17%BF I started at 235lbs about a month ago, I run 25mg oxandralone a day, 400mg enanthate a wk, 50mg propionate 2x a week and 200mg nandralone a wk, i use tamoxifen 10mg 2x a day following my test shots and .75mg 2x a day of anastrzolol the day of my shots. I have had great success with strength and recovery, no side effects and my blood work comes back great. My question is the injectable L carnitine protocol correct?