CONTRA® 2.0 LEAN MUSCLE (4 WEEK SUPPLY)

CONTRA® is an ultra-premium, highly potent supplement that has been shown to supportnot only increase testosterone, CONTRA® also possesses natural estrogen balancing properties to keep unfavorable estrogen levels at bay and in turn, supporting all of your hard earned gains!† Promotes Hard, Lean, Dry Muscle Gains!†

ASHWAGANDHA (AS KSM-66®):
Ashwagandha is an Ayurvedic adaptogen KSM-66®

10:1 BRASSAIOPSIS GLOMERULATA

3,3'-DIINDOYLYLMETHANE (DIM):
DIM is the main active metabolite of indole-3-carbinol, which is found in many cruciferous vegetables including brussel sprouts, turnips, kale and cabbage. Typical doses of DIM are between 100-300mg daily.

N-COURMAROYLDOPAMINE:
N-coumaroyldopamine is a naturally occurring beta-2 adrenergic receptor agonist that is extracted from Theobroma cacao seems to have an effect in the 20-40mg/d range.

PIPERINE (BLACK PEPPER EXTRACT):
Derived from peppercorns from Piper Nigrum Plants, Bioperine® is a patented extract that is used as a bioavailability enhancer of numerous nutrients via stimulation of the digestive tract. On top of its noted benefits Piperine may also have an indirect function to support  thermogenesis.†

NOTE: Contra is meant to be taken for up to 8-12 weeks before cycling off. For maximal benefits, Contra may be stacked with Mania.

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