MTS Nutrition Drop Factor - Thermogenic Fat Burner
“As someone who wants results from a fat burner and the ability to control dosing to yield tremendous, tangible results above and beyond any fat burner in existence. A fat burner with ingredients you can look at, understand, and also KNOW that the dosing is scientifically validated. After years of researching and testing the most effective compounds in existence, MTS Nutrition CEO Marc Lobliner butted heads with some of the greatest science minds in the industry to create what they feel is the best fat burner for results, period. Drop Factor is here. FAST results; long-lasting 12 hour energy, and TARGETED fat loss are the things that Drop Factor does better than any other fat burner ever seen, period. Are you ready for RESULTS? No Fluff. No BS. Just proven results.”
-Marc Lobliner, CEO of MTS Nutrition
WHAT'S IN DROP FACTOR?
Cocoa Extract (Theobromine)Theobromine is commonly found in chocolate (cacao). The energy boost you get from chocolate is actually coming from Theobromine itself – dark chocolate having the highest concentrations. Along with the energy boost, expect to feel nootropic effects where you attain a feeling of relaxation (Mitchell et al., 2011). Due to the vasodilation properties found in Theobromine (Martinez-Pinilla et al., 2015), it can also help attain a pump during workouts. The dilation of blood vessels can help increase blood flow to working muscles as well as transport nutrients more easily throughout the body. In addition, Theobromine has a diuretic effect, pulling water out of the body (Eteng et al., 2006). Lastly, as an added bonus, Theobromine may help with weight reduction as well thanks to its ability to reduce hunger and help prevent overeating (Khazan et al., 2014).
CaffeineOne ingredient you will find in many fat burners on the market today is caffeine. This particular ingredient has been used to improve performance for more than 15 years – helping give athletes and the general population alike, the ability to improve their performance and increase their energy levels. While the dosages vary and are dependent on the individuals’ tolerance to simulants, the overall consensus is that caffeine can improve reaction time, logical reasoning, and vigilance (Kamimori et al., 2015). In addition, researchers have found that caffeine can also aid in enhancing long-term memory (Borota et al., 2014).
TeacrineA hot new ingredient that is finding its way into pre-workouts is Teacrine and for good reason – it works. Teacrine is a great sustainable energy booster that doesn’t cause irritability, jitters, or the normal crash associated with many stimulants. Some other benefits to supplementing with Teacrine is its ability to heighten mental focus, improve mood, enhance motivation, and improves focus and concentration (Teacrine). Combine all of these benefits into one product and you have a powerhouse that has the ability to take your workouts to the next level.
Cayenne PepperWhen weight loss is your goal, the addition of Cayenne Pepper can help promote fat oxidation (Janssens et al., 2013) and has a thermogenic response causing body temperature to rise slightly. Cayenne Pepper can also aid in reducing hunger and curbing appetite – especially for fatty, salty, and sweet foods. Some research has even shown its ability to increase energy expenditure to burn extra calories throughout the day (Mattes et al., 2011). Cayenne Pepper added to any product is enough to light your metabolism on fire and allow you to move closer to your weight loss goals.
ForskolinThis ingredient is plant-derived (from dried root) and found in many weight management products. Forskolin can help those looking to lose weight by improving insulin resistance and enhancing metabolic functioning (Loftus et al., 2015). Researchers also found that men who supplemented with Forskolin were able to increase their testosterone levels while decreasing their body fat (Godard et al., 2005). In addition, Forskolin is a vasodilator and expands the blood vessels, allowing for better blood flow and easier nutrient transport (Enoksson et al., 1997).
PolyphORAC BlendNot only are antioxidants a pivotal component to overall health and wellness, but they also decrease the production of triglycerides thus decreasing fat storage and enhancing fat loss. Anti-oxidants also increase fat used for energy during exercise, thus causing your body to burn more fat DURING exercise. The PolyphOrac Blend was designed to contain a high amount of the anti-oxidants research shows to have a fat loss effect.
Yohimbine HClAn ingredient that has been around for quite some time and included in many weight loss supplements is Yohimbine HCl. As a weight management ingredient, Yohimbine HCl is a workhorse. It can aid in dropping body fat without affecting lean muscle mass or even athletic performance (Ostojic, 2006). Yohimbine HCl can also help reduce stress and improve cognition (Hoffmann et al., 2014). As if that wasn’t enough, men specifically can benefit from the use of Yohimbine HCl thanks to it’s libido boosting properties (Tam et al., 2001).
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How To Use
- Start with ONE Capsule Drop Factor upon waking.
- Once you can tolerate one capsule, increase to one capsule upon waking and one capsule 6-8 hours later (NOT to be within 5 hours of bedtime).
- Once you can tolerate the above dose, add one capsule to the morning dose for two capsules in the AM and one capsule 6-8 hours later.
- Once you can tolerate the above dose, add one capsule to the afternoon dose for two caps in the AM and two capsules 6-8 hours later.
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Therefore, there is no reason you could not take both supplements at the same time. However, because both cause dehydration you will have to make water consumption a top priority. If you allow yourself to become dehydrated you will find your gains to suffer dramatically.
I take 1 capsule twice a day. One with breakfast and one around 5pm about an hour before training.
This allows me to get the caffinee boost in the morning and a little more before training but still allows me to sleep at night.
This product works better for me even then the originall oxyelite pro
That said, I took Drop Factor primarily for its appetite suppressant quality during cutting. It sorta work on that front (but also gave me mild acid reflux sensations - all the pepper in there I suspect.) As far as people reporting, "crazy energy" - I only noticed a very slight amount of increased awakeness, not necessarily energy, while on this. I probably will not try again.
Hope that helps!
I'm on the fence: Drop Factor or Cut FTS? Thanks!