How to Supplement with an ECA Stack

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Step 1

ECA stands for Ephedrine, Caffeine, and Aspirin. Ephedrine holds fat loss properties, caffeine is strictly a central nervous stimulant providing natural energy, and aspirin helps aid aches/pain while helping the recovery of inflammed tissue.

Step 2

Follow the instructions on the product label of the ECA Stack supplement.

Step 3

Depending on your fitness goals, additional supplements can play a significant role in what type of results you achieve.

Step 4

If your trying to pack on pounds of lean muscle mass, an ECA Stack is not for you. The ECA Stack is strictly for fat loss, or those who are "cutting". However, there are many supplements that add additional benefits to the ECA Stack. These supplements will help you lose fat and maintain muscle mass.

Step 5

Supplements that can aid in your fat loss while preserving muscle mass are Whey protein Isolate, Brand Chain Amino Acids, Mulit-vitamin, and Omega-3's.

Step 6

Whey protein Isolate will help you build lean muscle. The more muscle mass you have the more calories your body will burn, which directly aids in fat/weight loss. You can take whey protein isolate any time of the day, but is most effective when consumed immediately after your workout. You can also add another serving before your workout to help prevent the break down of lean muscle tissue without adding any fat.

Step 7

Branched Chain Amino acids (BCAA's) are in all protein sources, but can add significant benefits when taken in supplement form. Adding Branched Chain Amino Acids to your supplement stack can help you build and maintain lean muscle. Consuming BCAA's before, during, or after your workout can help your body build lean muscle, and decrease the amount of muscle tissue that is lost when your body is in a catabolic state (such as after y our workout).

Step 8

Mutli-vitamins are crucial for general health as well as growth, the multi-vitamin will aid your body in several bodily functions, including your metabolism.

Step 9

Omega-3's are vital for heart/cardiovascular health. They may also help prevent injury by aiding connective tissue development, help aid in muscular development, and help burn body fat naturally by providing a healthy fat source that can be broken down for energy.

Step 10

As always, read and follow the label on the product you are taking for optimal results and to be safe.

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Do not take too much! The combination of caffeine and ephedrine is plenty powerful in only one dose. Taking higher or multiple doses can lead to loss of physical function, uncoordination and headaches.

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ECA can be a very effective stack when in combination with a clean diet and a solid cardio regimen.

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