.034 #AskPJBraun

 After a brief hiatus, #AskPJBraun is back! This week we cover acne, DNP, Recomp RX and more!

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Questions:

Enlightenment - 01:04

Hello guys, awesome product that y’all put out. I’ve been a supporter for a few years now and haven’t been disappointed yet, all I can do is talk about how good the stuff that y’all put out is. 

I’m on a stack right now, gonna ride it for 12 weeks and can’t wait for the results. I’ll send some before/after if you want. 

A few episodes back PJ said that eradicate can have a good effect on those fat bottomed girls. I mentioned it to my girlfriend but she is hesitant and I would like for you to explain more on that subject if you could. From what you said they hold more estrogen down there, if like to get her on a better routine and whatnot but reducing that phat bottom could help( even if lord Braun likes them).

I’m interested in the legion, you’ve talked about it a lot. I am interested in the legion big time for sure. I’m not huge on instagram but the legion is something I would like to be part of, is there a huge push to gain followers on Instagram for the legion? I’m sure I could grow just as anyone can with time but I’m not sure if that is the type of people you are looking for in the legion.

Acne Question - 04:40

’m 36. I had acne as an adolescent as I went through puberty.  Mainly on my face.  Did a few  cycles in my early 20’s with what I would consider “mild” acne on mainly back and shoulders.  Fast forward to 6 months ago..using test, decca,  dbol, sustanon, drol, tren and masteron, and HGH...Different times, different doses, different esters. About 20 weeks.  Acne got VERY bad. Going to have scaring. However I want to continue forward and want to compete in the future but not if acne continues. I wasn’t taking any AI, I would take nolvadex whenever I felt a flare up coming on.  Appreciate the time. Emailed back if you’d like and I’ll watch for the podcast. Thanks bud! 

Should I Take Arginine? - 08:21

What’s up boss! Austin Phillips here. 2 part question here:

1) This is more of a theory that I have and I’d appreciate your opinion.
I remember a while back the Guerrilla Chemist making a post on a study stating that 6g of arginine taken orally before resistance training can blunt GH and IGF-1 levels by 41%.
With that in mind, and also considering that higher levels of nitrogen help with protein synthesis, would it be more beneficial to take arginine (or another N.O. increasing product such as Hype or Hype Extreme) post workout, thus increasing nitrogen levels in the blood and improving 1) nutrient uptake due to vasodilation and 2) better protein synthesis due to the higher levels of nitrogen?

2) I noticed a “copycat” brand (Redcon) hit the shelves semi-recently at Vitamin Shoppe. Could you explain the pros and cons of distributing to places such as Vitamin Shoppe and GNC?

Thanks for all you and Josh do! So proud to be a part of this team. #LegionLoyal

Metha-Quad and Chosen1 Stack - 14:48

Going to stack metha-quad and choosen1 with maybe yk-11. Any thoughts??and would I need gear support, test support,and an estrogen support with this stack. 

Blackstone supp advice - 16:09

Hi PJ n staff. I was listening to the pod cast, and loving it . So I figured I’d write in n see what kinda help you could give ( advice
I’m a competitive men’s bodybuilder . Bout 5’6 210 lbs pretty lean all year under 10% ( prob lower) bf. I run cycles , test tren , mast , winni ect , and or sust , anadrol , deca /npp . Hgh and insulin . I’m pretty good with my PED. But my supplement game is off. I normally just take bcaa creatine and carbs pre and intra-workout . Iam a union construction guy so I’m always moving all day. I seem to have low energy levels all the time. If you don’t mind helping out, what Blackstone soups can I take in combo with my current cycle to boost mood, energy, focus , mental alertness ect... and to also make my cycles more productive? 
Thank you for your time , I look forward to hearing from you . If you need any additional info let me know and I will provide.

Posing Routine Advice - 19:04

Hey fellas! Hope all is well and again thank you for always taking the time to do this, and for the all the love from my new engagement! 

My question is: When it comes to your posing routine, how do you prioritize what's important to have incorporated? 
Thanks guys, and BLACKSTONE FOR LIFE
DNP - 21:11
Whats the best dosage with DNP and with what diet? How long should I run it ?
T3 Cycle/Rank Looks - 23:13
Hopping back on a 16 week cycle again , refering to the braunster for advice . In the past you mentioned its not exactly the substance but the nutrition associated with , to bulk or cut  . In calculating macros , im curious if theres a rule of thumb on increasings macros while introducing peds ( test, decca, dbol, tren ). Ultimately attempting to add lean muscle with reduced or lower fat accumulation . Blowing up to 260 from 205 in two months last cycle had me breathing like a pug and wanna taper that down a bit .
T3 questions - I follow nick trigili and after hearing his comments regarding t3 , questions have arose before a first use . Whats the “standard” for t3 dosage ? Whats the typically length of use ?(Just a general spectrum-rule of thumb ). T3 appeared to be a frequented substance by a lot of people , but Nick seemed to have hesitation regarding the use (long term effects ).
Now we cant just stick to the redundant cycle questions , so heres an entertainment question ...... 
PJ and Josh - Rank looks  1,2,3 ( haha if its not a compromising question )
Sammy bornstein , coach K , Nika 
Thanks for all the knowledge gained over the months  guys , its appreciated !!!!! BSL!!
Product Idea - 33:11
Hey PJ I have a question and a story to tell you. Firstly I bought the Euphoria product and took 15 of them. This was pretty much the entire bottle. It made me feel great. Not rushed, but super "excited" and relaxed. During this time I came up with an idea. I understand your company doesn't do lifting equipment, but I thought I would tell you about it, because I don't want to do it myself. The idea was a adjustable barbell, which would be similar to a adjustable dumbbell, but it is a bar. I thought it would have a rack that you put it on and there are knobs at the end of the bar so you can adjust the weight. If someone designs this well enough and markets it correctly I bet they could make mellions of dillers. That might be kind of a dumb idea, but I thought I would throw that out there and whoever has the inclination to patent it first would probably make lots of money. It has never been made before btw. I also have a pet Russian tortoise. I know you like reptiles so I thought i would tell you that. My question is how old do you need to be to get sponsored? Because I am 16 and a bodybuilder. I don't have an IG, but I'll get one soon. If you can give some more details of sponsorships in your answer it would be much appreciated. Also you got to get Shelby in more videos if you can. Thank you. Kpissoutbye.
Unexpected Recomp RX Results - 37:52
Just finished binge listening to all 33 podcasts over the last month during my daily 3 hour commute. Wanted to hear them all before asking any questions. First off, thank you so much for taking the time to answer these questions week after week and spreading your wealth of knowledge. You truly are an inspiration, not just for bodybuilding, but for all aspects of general health and fitness. I have many questions, but I’ll limit it to one or two per email and spread them out, so I don’t take up too much of your time. Besides, this might end up being a long email, so I apologize in advance. 
First question. Some background. I’ve been taking Apex Male and dust extreme consistently for about 9 months now, trying other BSL products here and there. Apex Male kicks ass, and is the only test booster I’ve ever taken that I can feel and notice working, and I have experimented a lot. It’s also the only one that seems to effectively prevent estrogen caused acne as a result of the product. I’m extremely prone to Acne, especially cystic acne. I’ve tried chosen one, for example, and had to stop because nothing I did seemed to stop the Acne I had from it. I’m sure it’s an indirect cause, DHT levels most likely.
In walks RecompRX. My expectation was to use this product along with Trojan horse and of course Apex Male and DustX, simply trying to get those two last stubborn abs to show down under. In the second week, however, I noticed another side effect, beside my already changing physique. My acne was nearly gone. I couldn’t completely assume it was RecompRX, of course, so I did my own process of elimination and removed only the RecompRX for about a week. The acne returned. Got back on it, and a week later I could already see my skin clearing up. 
My question is, what’s the science behind this? I did my own research and saw all the great benefits of the ingredients, however, nothing specifically mentions skin. Any thoughts or insight on this? Also, is there any danger simply staying on this product indefinitely? My next step will be to add in chosen one or even jump straight to methaquad and see if the addition of RecompRX limits the acne side effects I saw before. I’ll be sure to keep you guys posted in case anyone else is experiencing similar issues as me. 
Second Question. This is more of a story that just happened to me, and curious to see what stories come out of those in the room. It’s similar to PJs IG issues last week lmao. #theDERM. Recently I was conducting my daily “metime” ritual when the sound cut off. I thought it could have just been a poor video and continued along my business. Shortly after the sound returned. All was good. Until my wife walked into the house. Evidently, My phone had automatically connected to her Lexus Bluetooth when she pulled into the driveway, as I had used it earlier that day. She was pissed, as apparently porn had been blasting in her car. Volume was all the way up. 
For PJ and those in the room, whats the most embarrassing sexual experience you’ve ever had? 
Thank you again for all you do. Hope that last one wasn’t tmi. 
Very Respectfully, 
Adrenal. 
PS
Methaquad20, RecompRX20, ApexMale20, TrojanHorse20, DustExteme20, chosenone20
#loyaltyiseverything #thederm 
October 19, 2018 by Blackstone Labs