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24-HOUR WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT
By: Lisa Moretti
Have you been wrestling with those 10 pounds that just won’t budge? Or maybe they come and go all year long – frustrating! Take heart, you’re not the only one. Many things contribute to weight gain and to why that last 10 that just won’t leave. But, you can kick those pounds to the curb with the specially formulated program called Quadra Cuts: three products designed to stack up to those last pounds, improve your metabolic rate, help you stay more alert during the day, decrease cravings and even help you continue to burn fat while you sleep.
The Quadra Cuts system is comprised of Quadra Cuts Extreme, Quadra Cuts Advanced Thyroid Support and Quadra Cuts Night-Time. For those really intensely important occasions when you need to get lean fast, a fourth product called Quadra Cuts Competition will help you make the grade.
Taking It To Extremes
Dr. Phil Harvey, Chief Science Officer at Max Muscle, lead the way on this three-part product line to help people get the maximum effective combinations for getting lean and healthy. Dr. Phil calls Quadra Cuts Extreme the “ultimate fat burner.” This formula contains four powerful ingredients that help kick up your metabolism without making you a jittery wreck like some other products in the marketplace. Green Tea Extract is a rich antioxidant containing EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate) known for its ability to raise the metabolic rate. Nutrients that help improve or increase metabolism are called thermogenic. Green Tea Extract is highly thermogenic and when combined with caffeine, helps to reduce body fat by burning off fatty acids.
Quadra Cuts Extreme also contains Guarana, which is a shrub from South America that has two to five times the caffeine of coffee. Guarana is also very thermogenic and it promotes increased energy and mental alertness. If you’ve ever experienced the 3 o’clock sugar lows while dieting and found your face embedded in your computer’s keyboard, you’ll value the benefits of guarana.
A relatively new nutrient in the formula is a proprietary product called AdvantraZ, which is derived from the Chinese citrus fruit, Citrus aurantium. AdvantraZ increases the body’s metabolic rate but it does not raise the heart rate or blood pressure. It also acts as a powerful appetite suppressant.
The final ingredient in this day-time formula is caffeine, which brings all the powerful thermogenic effects of the other nutrients to a higher level for improved fat burning, increased alertness and fewer hunger or sugar cravings.
Onder Asir, manager of Max Muscle in Denver, Colorado, recommends the entire Quadra Cuts system to his customers. One of the key benefits he points out to his customers about Quadra Cuts Extreme is that the formula is time-released. Consequently, there is no hard hit or extreme crash when you use the product. Asir notes that Quadra Cuts Extreme helps stabilize cravings and provides a gradual pick-me-up. Like all Max Muscle in-store counselors, Asir seeks to help people revamp their lifestyle and choose products that will support their goals. Quadra Cuts provides a foundation for healthy change rather than a quick band-aid when customers are ready to make real changes.
That was exactly what Tom Bauer was looking to do when he found Quadra Cuts at his Max Muscle store in San Mateo, Calif. Bauer is Vice Chancellor at San Mateo Community College, which is a busy job on its own, but he also trains before work every day. Bauer, who wakes up at 4:30 a.m. and trains by 6 a.m. before work, said, “I use Extreme in the morning before my workouts with my trainer to give me the ‘something extra’ I need to press the double 28kg kettle bells that are part of my workout. I am always conscious about my weight even though since my training began three years ago, I’ve lost 35 pounds and have maintained my weight at 175 pounds since then.”
Tom also likes the other two components of the Quadra Cuts system, especially Quadra Cuts Advanced Thyroid Support.
Beyond Weight Loss
The poor thyroid gland has become the brunt of many jokes, but if you have a sluggish thyroid – it’s no laughing matter! Thyroid dysfunction is perhaps the most overlooked and undiagnosed health problem in the United States today. The thyroid gland helps regulate metabolism. When it is not functioning at its best, you can become fatigued and fluffy. Without proper levels of thyroid, you can gain weight eating as little as 500 calories a day! Most physicians only test for T1 and T2, which simply monitor whether the pituitary gland and the thyroid gland are on speaking terms. The real “working” thyroid hormone forms are T3 and T4, with T3 doing the actual heavy lifting when it comes to converting food to energy or fat. Physicians rarely test for T3 or T4 without a patient’s specific request to do so.
Our fast-paced, stressful lives take their toll on our thyroid gland and our entire delicate endocrine system. Conditions that arise from thyroid distress are far-reaching and varied; it’s important to become familiar with all the implications of thyroid dysfunction that might be impacting your health.
If you suspect your thyroid is off, it’s important to work with your physician to bring your levels back into balance. You can also provide your body many of the necessary nutrients it needs to improve thyroid function and health with Quadra Cuts Advanced Thyroid Support.
Take the example of Anita Buick, who is 48 years old. Many women ages 40 and older begin to experience thyroid dysfunction as other hormones begin to fluctuate. Almost a year ago, Anita decided to change her life and become healthier. She weighed 230 pounds and was a size 20. Anita had had her thyroid gland removed years before so losing weight had been a slow and painful process. “I needed any and all assistance. This [Quadra Cuts] along with working out five days a week – I went from a size 20 to a size 8. I went from being in the back of the Turbo Kicking Boxing class to being an instructor for a fitness club. When asked by my students and friends how I did it, I tell them: healthier eating habits, exercise and Quadra Cuts!”
Quadra Cuts Advanced Thyroid Support is a proprietary blend of four key nutrients vital for thyroid function: Guggul, Coleus forskohili extract, Ashwaganda root extract and Bauhinia purpurea. Guggul, Coleus and Ashwaganda have been used for thousands of years by Ayurvedic doctors in India. This ancient system of healing is now being borne out in Western medical research. Guggul comes from the sap of a tree and contains guggulsterones which support the liver and thyroid. Guggul helps increase the thyroid’s signals to the body to burn fat along with signaling the liver to metabolize LDL cholesterol.
Coleus comes from the mint family and its active nutrient, forskolin, improves the ability of cells to signal to each other and transfer hormones across cellular membranes along with increasing thyroid hormone production. Forskolin also activates an enzyme at the cellular level that begins the breakdown of fatty acids for energy to be used by muscles and other tissues.
Ashwaganda (sometimes called Indian Ginseng) helps mitigate stress and provide improved energy. Ashwaganda is a key to this formula because it combats the fatigue that comes from thyroid dysfunction and calorie reduction.
Bauhinia purpurea comes from Southeast Asia where an extract is made from the gum of its bark. When Bauhinia and Ashwaganda are combined, they have been shown to dramatically improve healthy regulation of the thyroid hormones bringing levels back to a healthy range.
You Can Burn Fat In Your Sleep? YES!
“Many people don’t realize that sleep is essential for weight loss,” says Dr. Phil. “If your body isn’t going through its normal cycles and getting that crucial recovery and rebuilding during your sleeping hours, you could be setting yourself up for disaster. Add in high levels of stress along with fatigue and you’ve got a recipe for out of control eating!” While we sleep, many hormones are triggered for release such as leptin to control appetite and metabolism.
Quadra Cuts Night-Time is a formula designed with two functions in mind: to help you relax and sleep peacefully and to accelerate fat loss and calorie burning.
L-carnitine, 7-Keto, Garcinia cambogia and Chromium all help to improve night-time fat burning. L-carnitine is an amino acid that helps transport fatty acids into the little powerhouses within each cell called mitochondria. Mitochondria create the energy (called ATP), which provides the energy for every function within the body – they keep your heart beating, your lungs breathing and all your organs doing their job 24/7/365. 7-Keto is derived from DHEA, a hormone key to anti-aging and vitality. As we get older our DHEA levels falter which in turn leads to physical decline. 7-Keto helps improve the function of thermogenic enzymes which promotes weight loss without stimulating the nervous system. Garcinia cambogia is extracted from a tiny fruit found in India and Asia. In the laboratory, Garcinia has been shown to inhibit the enzyme that signals extra carbohydrates to be stored as fat. By blocking this message, Garcinia encourages the body to burn carbs and create energy. If you get those middle-of-the-night cravings, good news: Garcinia also suppresses your appetite!
Chromium is a trace mineral that has become very popular for regulating blood sugar levels but also plays a role in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism.
To help you regain restful, relaxing sleep, Quadra Cuts Night-Time also has l-Theanine, Valerian Root extract and Melatonin. L-Theanine is an amino acid that comes from tea. One of its unusual qualities is that it stimulates alpha brain waves which create deep relaxation and it promotes the formation of the neurotransmitter GABA, a key player with other hormones involved in the relaxation response.
Valerian root is the basis of the pharmaceutical extraction Valium, but without the dulling side effects. Valerian root is a safe way to alleviate anxiety and bring on sleep. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the tiny pineal gland buried in the center of the brain. The pineal gland is the timekeeper of the body and regulates our internal clock. Calcification of the pineal gland is a common problem for adults over 30 that compromises the gland’s production of melatonin. By adding a bit of supplemental melatonin, you can return the balance of your body’s natural rhythms.
Round-The-Clock Support For Your Best Health
The Quadra Cuts system was created with you in mind. A time-release formula for the waking hours, a thyroid support combination to help overcome one of the most common health challenges no one is talking about, and a night-time formula that helps you get back to your body’s natural rhythms, all adds up to effective fat burning the way your body was designed to work.
All of the common stumbling blocks to losing weight and feeling great are addressed by the nutrients in this coordinated system: improved fat burning, reduced cravings, support for balanced hormones, increased energy without highs and lows or jitters. As Bauer said, “The Quadra Cuts stack is the best one I take and I love it.”
Remember Quadra Cuts is a support system for your lifestyle change. As Asir points out, “Take it slow! You're making changes to last a lifetime and success comes from creating a program for yourself that supports you. You’re not looking for a quick fix, you want a healthier life for years to come.”
Are you ready to make a change? Visit your Max Muscle store to find the perfect system for a new, healthy you!
KILLER WEIGHT LOSS IN 2 WEEKS!
Everyone has that special date on the calendar – a bodybuilding competition, a wedding and honeymoon, a high school reunion or a special first date. It’s a day when you want to look HOT. You may have been having success with your Quadra Cuts program and getting closer to your goal, but you want that extra little lift to really rock it. It’s time to bring on Quadra Cuts Competition for a rapid response.
Quadra Cuts Competition is an “aggressive” formula with high powered nutrients to help you burn baby, burn. Capsicum from cayenne peppers, EGCG from green tea, Synephrine and Slimaluma, along with nutrients for water loss, PEA from chocolate and alpha lipoic acid all combine for increased fat burning, water weight loss and powerful thermogenesis.
In just two weeks, you’ll have a leaner body that finally goes the extra mile! Henal Chand, 20, of San Mateo, Calif. tells all his friends his secret: he loves using Quadra Cuts Competition. “You know it's working because you feel it…I take one 30 minutes before training along with Max Muscle's L-carnitine and I can work out for hours with intensity.” By the end of his workout, he said he is drenched in sweat. “I have taken other cutting agents but nothing works better and faster than Quadra Cuts Competition. You see results within two weeks, others notice before you will.”
Need we say more? This “fat burning to the extreme” addition to the Quadra Cuts system is your saving grace for that extra lift you just might need.