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    Exclamation Ultimate Bodybuilding/Fitness Dictionary

    "Gabby Hayes" - the guy at the gym who talks to everyone, is very irrating and talks to you even when your in the middle of a set
    /hijack - done hijacking thread with impertinent info
    /rant - done ranting now
    /thread - no other post is relevant after this one
    1, 3 - someone whose referring to 1, 3 dimethylamylamine
    1RM - One Rep Max. Your absolute strength in a given movement
    21s - An intensive routine usually done for biceps. You're doing 21 total reps. 7 partial reps where you come halfway up, 7 partials where you go halfway down, and 7 full reps with excellent form.
    2CM - di creatine malate
    5- HTP- 5-Hydroxytryptophan
    A/O - arginine , ornithine
    AA - Arachidonic Acid
    AAC - Amino Acid Composition
    AAFLB - Acronyms are for lazy bastards
    AAS - anabolic androgen steroids
    AC - adrenal cortex
    AD - advanced trainee, has trained a year of systematic resistance training
    ADD - attention deficit disorder
    ADH - antidiuretic hormone, repsonisble for water retention
    ADHD - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
    adipose tissue - fat
    ADP- Adenosine diphosphate
    AEE - arginine ethyl ester
    Aerobic exercise - physical exercise that intends to improve the oxygen system
    AFC - average frusterated chimp
    AG - adrenal gland
    AHCC - Active Hexose Correlated Compound
    AI - Anti-aromatase inhibitor; blocks the conversion of testosterone to estrogen
    akg - alpha-ketoglutarate
    ALA - Alpha Lipoic Acid
    ALCA- Acetyl-L-Carnitine Arginate
    ALCAR - Acetyl L-Carnitine
    Alpha - The dominant male. A domineering and aggressive male. Instinctually forces his will upon other males and females to get his way through any means necessary, including violence. Unhibited and primitive.
    Alpha-GPC- L-Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine
    AMDR - Adult Minimum Daily Requirement
    AMP-Adenosine monophosphate
    anabolsim - building tissue
    AnC - ankle collar, used to clip to pulleys for leg exercises
    antagonist - the muscle that stretches in a movement
    Anti-Oxidant - A substance, such as vitamin E, vitamin C, or beta carotene, thought to protect body cells from the damaging effects of oxidation.
    Arg- Arginine
    ARG1- Arginase
    ARMageddon or the Gun Run - When you workout your bis and tri in the same routine
    Arnolds - A shoulder exercise that is a variation of the db shoulder press.
    aromatase - the enzyme that converts testosterone into estrogens
    aromatize - feminization
    ASAP - As soon as possible
    ASL - Argininosuccinate lyase
    aspartame - artificial sweetner
    ASS - Argininosuccinate Synthetase
    ATG - Ass To Grass (as in Squats)
    ATP - Adenosine Tri-Phosphate - The "energy currency" for many bodily functions
    ATPase - the enzyme that catalyzes ATP to ADP
    atrophy - deterioration within the muscle due to lack of health
    ATTG - Ass To The Grass (as in Squats)
    AV - Avatar
    AVI - Avatar
    avulse/avulsion - the tearing away of a ligament or tendon off a bone
    Aware me - I'm not sure what you are talking about, please inform me.
    AWO - Anabolic window of opportunity
    b1tch tits - a condition causing female breast growth, gyno
    BA – Beta Alanine
    BAC - Beef Albumin Concentrate
    backne - acne on your back, usually from using hormonal supplements
    BAMF - bad a$$ mother-fawker
    Ban / Banned - You can get banned from the forum for a given period of time if you break the forum rules.
    barbody- the guy who trains to show off muscles at the bar. Workout consists of bench press, curls, and pushdowns. Upper body only of course
    baseballs - referring to someone with huge biceps
    basement drugs - counterfit or fake steroids
    BB – Barbell -
    BC - body compostion, ratio of Lean body mass, body fat, and water
    BCAA - Branched Chain Amino Acids; isoleucine, leucine and valine
    bench shirt - a shirt the compresses chest and arms in hopes of increasing the weight to lift
    BF = Body Fat (percentage of fat you have on your body as compared to your total weight)
    BFF - Best friend forever
    BG - Blue GENE natural anabolic matrix
    BH - Black HOLE
    BILF-bodybuilder I'd like to fawk!
    BMI- Body Mass index
    BMR - basal metabolic rate
    BOGO-buy one get one...
    Bomb - Awesome
    BOR - Bent Over Rows
    Boulders - Shoulders / delts
    BPI - Beef protein isolate
    brah-brother;fellow bodybuilder
    brb - be right back
    broseph-fellow bb'er named Joseph
    brown fat - expends excess calories that are consumed but not stored as fat
    BTB - Behind the back (shrug)
    BTGO-buy two get one...
    BTN - Behind The Neck (in reference to pulldowns or presses usually)
    BTW - By the way
    Bulge - Green BULGE
    bulk = attempt to gain weight (most being lean mass)
    bump - when someone tries to bring up an old thread
    bumper plate - the rubber on the outside of the plate to reduce damage to the floor when dropped.
    burn - the burning sensation in your muscle due to lactic acid lowering pH
    Burnouts - Burnouts combine pyramids and drop sets, working up to higher weights with low reps and then back down to lower weights and high reps.
    Burns - small, fast movements at the end of a set to finish off the muscle.
    Butterface - A female with an exceptionally hot body but an exceptionally ugly face. Everything is hot but-her-face.
    BV - biological value
    BW - Body weight
    BYOP- bring your own protein
    Calipers – a tool used to measure body fat
    Calisthenics - a form of organized exercise consisting of a variety of simple movements that are intended to increase body strength and flexibility using the weight of one's own body for resistance.
    cals = calories
    cAMP-Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate
    caps - capsules
    captain crunch - the guy who does an endless amount of core exercises for washboard abs
    Carb loading - a strategy used by endurance athletes such as marathon runners to maximize the storage of glycogen (or energy) in the muscles.
    Cardio Bunny - Person that can be found near elliptical, treadmill, stair-stepper, or other calorie burning equipment. Always well dressed (expensive training outfit) and usually female.
    catabolism - breaking down tissue for energy
    CC - Calcium Caseinate
    CC – Cubic Centimeter (1 CC = 1 ml)
    CDP- cytidine 5’diphosphocholine
    cee = creatine ethyl ester
    CELLY-cellular telephone
    CFM - Cross-Flow Microfiltration
    CGBP - Close Grip Bench Press
    CGBP - Close Grip Bench Press
    cGMP - current Good manufacturing practice (you are getting a quality product, CC products have the GMP stamp!)
    cGMP- Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate
    chalk - used to get better gripping
    cheat reps - when the weights to heavy and your using momentum like crazy to get it up
    Chicken legs - Skinny legs
    CK - creatine kinase, the enzyme that catalyzes the transfers a phosphate to ATP to creatine, creating ADP and phosphocreatine
    CK - Creatine Kinase; the enzyme that allows creatine to be used in the body
    CKD - Cyclic Ketogenic Diet
    CLA - Conjugated linoleic acid
    CLEN - Clenbuterol
    CM - citrulline malate
    CMB - ca$h money billionaire(s)
    CN - Certified Nutritionist
    CNS - Central Nervous System
    collars/clips - put at the end of barbell to prevent any plate from falling off
    Complex carb - Complex carbohydrates are chains of three or more single sugar molecules linked together. Some examples include cereal, rice, pasta, and potatoes.
    concentric - weight lifted working against gravity
    Concentric contraction - a type of muscle contraction in which the muscles shorten while generating force.
    cont'd - continued
    cool story bro - that was a waste of my time
    CoQ-10 - Coenzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone, ubidecarenone, coenzyme Q)
    cortisol - signals tissue breakdown
    Cottage cheese - Visible and pronounced cellulite
    COX2- CycloOxygenase-2
    CPS-1 -carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I
    Crash (from stims) - When stims wear off, the person feels worn-out, tired, sometimes headache.
    Creapure - high-quality creatine monohydrate that has normally been produced in Germany
    CrM - creatine mono phosphate
    Crop Duster - Person at the gym with terrible protein farts that encompass the entire gym. Everyone/thing gets engulfed in his toxic gas cloud.
    CSA - Controlled substance act
    CT- Circut Training
    cut = attempt to lose body fat
    Cycle - A measure of time you spend on a supplement or routine. Some people cycle supplements to for various health reasons/benefits.
    daa = d aspartic acid
    dart,poke,ned, pins - all terms for syringes
    Dawg - Another way of spelling "dog", meaning dude or buddy
    DB – Dumbbell
    DBOL - Dianabol (Methandrostenolone)
    DC Training - DoggCrapp Training. An intense training routine that focuses on the overload principle, rest-pause training, etc.
    DE = Dynamic Effort
    Deads - Deadlifts
    DECA - Nandrolone Decanoate
    Delts- shoulders
    Dex - Dextrose
    DEXA - Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry is a newer method for estimating body fat percentage, and is commonly cited as the current gold standard for body composition testing.
    DGL - De-Glycyrrhizinated Licorice
    DHA- Docosahexaenoic Acid
    DHEA - Dehydroepiandrosterone
    DHT - Dihydrotestosterone
    Dial it in - the time spent preparing for contest
    Dime - 10lb plate
    Diminishing set - a weight is chosen that can be lifted for 20 reps in one set, and then 70 repetitions are performed in as few sets as possible.
    diuretic/water pill - used to lose excess water weight
    DL – Dead Lift
    DMAE- Dimethylaminoethanol
    DNA- Deoxyribonucleic acid
    DNP - dinitrophenol
    DOH - Dual overhand grip aka pronated
    DOMS - Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
    DREN - Drenbuterol
    drol - anadrol
    DS-designer Steriod
    DS-Drop set
    DUH - Dual underhand grip aka supinated
    EA - egg albumin
    EAA - Essential amino acid
    ECA - Ephedrine/Caffeine/Aspirin
    eccentric - weight that is lowered under control
    Eccentric contraction - the muscle elongates while under tension due to an opposing force being greater than the force generated by the muscle.
    ecdy - ecdysterones
    ectomorph - skinny, hardgainer
    ECY - ephedra caffine yohimbine
    ED - every day
    EDT - escalating density training
    EFA - Essential Fatty Acids
    EGCG- Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
    Last edited by bull.dogz; 07-23-2010 at 04:30 PM.

    Disclaimer : The above post is my own PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice. CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility (no hormones produced in the facility / no cross contamination).

  2. #2
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    endogenous - something that is produced from your own tissue
    endomorph - bigger, hard to lose weight
    enteric coating - means you wont get any nasty tasting burps, fish oil burps etc
    EOD - every other day
    EOW - every other week
    EP - egg protein
    EPA- Eicosapentaenoic Acid
    EPH - egg protein hydrolysate
    EPO - erythropoietin, increases red blood cell volume
    EQ - Equipoise
    ergogenic - to increase muscle power, endurance, or size
    Ergogenic aids - external influences that may improve performance, remove psychological constraints which impact performance, and/or increase the speed of recovery from training and competition.
    ES - endocrine system
    ESA's - Erythropoietin stimulating agents, responsible for nitric oxide
    esl- eat sleep lift
    eta - estimated time of arrival
    ETG = Eat to Grow!
    EW - every week
    EZ-bar - a small bar shaped like a stretched out W to make curling more natural movement
    Face pulls - A rear delt / back exercise
    facepalm.jpeg-means stfu
    Fail- when your thread sucks
    Fanboy - A person who is completely loyal to a company regardless of if they are great or if they suck.
    Fap - To make love to oneself
    FAQ - Frequently asked question
    Fast-twitch muscle fibers - muscle fibers that are much better at generating short bursts of strength or speed than slow muscles. However, they fatigue more quickly.
    FB - Facebook
    FDA - food and drug administration
    FE - Fair enough
    feelsgoodbrah.jpg - Happy about something
    Flabdominals - The fleshy, poochy, or jiggly layer of fat where a fit person's abdominal muscles would be.
    FloodedMag- Green mag White Flood Combo?
    Fluffanutter- Peanutbutter and fluff<- Marshmellow spread
    FML - Fawk my life
    FP - Fruit Punch flavor
    free form aminos - amino acids that dont have to be breaking down anymore
    FST - Fascia Stretch Training
    FUBAR-fawked up beyond all recognition
    FW - free weights
    fyi - for your information
    G – Gram
    GABA - Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
    GB - Green BULGE
    Gear - Steroids
    GFH- Get Fawkin Huge
    GG - GlycerGROW muscle fascia Volumizer
    GGS = Golden GAINS
    GH - Growth Hormone
    GHR - Glute Ham Raises
    GI - glycemic index
    Giant sets - performing several exercises for one bodypart in a row without resting in between exercises, e.g. chin-ups, seated rows, straight arm lat pushdowns, then pull downs.
    GIF - (graphics interchange format) video or animation
    Ginger - Person with red hair
    GJ - good job
    gjdm - good job dave man
    GJDM - good job dave man (applicable to anyone/thing)
    GKG - glutamine alpha-ketoglutarate
    GL - good luck
    GLDM - good luck dave/dude man
    GM - Green MAGnitude designer creatine formula
    gms = glycerol monostearate
    GNG - Gluconeogenesis. Converting a non-carbohydrate substrate into glucose.
    GOAT - greatest of all time
    GOMAD gallon of milk a day
    Good mornings - A back exercise
    GPGL-getting paid and getting laid lol
    GPI - Gemma Protein Isolate
    GPLC- Glycine Propionyl-L-Carnitine
    Greens/rep'd - I'm giving you positive reputation points
    Grenade - The solitary ugly girl always found with a group of hotties. If the grenade doesn't get any action, then neither does anyone else.
    Grenade Launcher - The fatter and uglier friend of a grenade. Often brought along to make the grenade feel that she is not the ugliest girl at a party.
    GTFIH=get the fawk in here
    gtfo-get the fawk out
    GTL- GYM. Tan. Laundry
    gtsooyv - get the sand out of your va jay jay
    Guise - Another way to say "guys" on the internet
    gunz- large arms
    gvt - german volume training
    Gym Kryptonite - Easy-on-the-eyes female that distracts men from getting anything done in the gym
    Gym Rat - One who spends entirely too much time partaking in muscle building, strength training, cardiovascular, or aerobic activity. Usually wears the same unwashed clothes to the gym every day.
    Gyno - Gynecomastia, Fatty growth in male nipple area (??)
    H20 – Water
    Hammies - Short for hamstrings
    HB- Hawthrone Berry
    HC - Hydrolyzed collagen
    hcl - hydochloric acid
    HDL - High-density lipoprotein
    Heavy supports - simply holding a weight in the lockout position of an exercise for as long as possible. These will build connective tissue strength as well as increasing muscle density and confidence
    Hellmaster - Derogatory name for the Stairmaster.
    HGH - Human Growth Hormone
    HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training
    HIT - High Intensity Training
    HMB - beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate
    hp - hemp protein
    hpc - hemp protein concentrate
    HPD - High protein diet
    hph - hemp protein hydrolysate
    hpi - hemp protein isolate
    HPLC - high performance liquid chromatography
    HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy
    HS - Hammer Strength
    HST - hypertrophy specific training
    Hydrocortisone - cortisol
    Hydrophilic - Molecules that do mix in water. People like it when their powder supplements mix well in water.
    Hydrophobic - Molecules that won't mix in water. GMS is hydrophobic.
    Hyperplasia – the general term referring to the proliferation of cells within an organ or tissue beyond that which is ordinarily seen. Hyperplasia may result in the gross enlargement of an organ and the term is sometimes mixed with benign neoplasia/ benign tumor.
    hypertrophy - the increase in tissue due to the enlargement of its component cells.
    I.E.- that is
    i.f.- intermitent fasting.
    IDGAF - I don't give a fawk
    IFBB - International Federation of Bodybuilders
    IGF - Insulin Growth Factor
    Iggy- To get information on something I.E. " I got the iggy on the new CL Product"
    IL-6- Interleukin-6
    ILS - imaginary lat syndrome
    IM - intramuscular
    IMO - in my opinion
    in before... - poster who says something that he knows is coming. Foreshadowing if you will
    In the red - Someone with negative reputation points.
    insulin resistance - reduced sensitivity to insulin, meaning that more insulin must be released to transport nutrients
    IP6- Inositol Hexaphosphate
    IRL - in real life
    Iron - Weights (dbs, bbs, etc)
    isokentic contraction - a contaction that occurs at a set speed
    isolation movement - an exercise that targets a single muscle group
    isometric diet - 1/3 of your calories come from protein, 1/3 from fat, and 1/3 from carbs
    Isometric exercise - a form of exercise involving the static contraction of a muscle without any visible movement in the angle of the joint
    isotonic contraction - isolation exercise using the same force throughout the contraction
    ITT - in this thread
    IWO- Intra Work Out
    J/K - I'm joking or just kidding
    January Joiner - Someone who joins the gym in January as part of a New Year's resolution and by February is back to being a couch potato.
    Jump sets - a way of doing a large number of heavy sets for several muscle groups without losing as much strength from set to set.
    Junk in the trunk - Having a prodigious butt a little more than badonkadonk but less extreme than having an SUV in the pants
    KB - Kettle bell
    Keto - Ketogenic
    keto diet - consuming no more than 20carbs per day
    Ketosis - a state in metabolism occurring when the liver converts fat into fatty acids and ketone bodies which can be used by the body for energy.
    kg - Kilogram
    Kilocalorie - The calorie (or gram calorie) is a pre-SI metric unit of energy, defined as the amount of energy required to heat one gram of water by one degree Celcius
    Kitchen Sink Supplement - A supplement that has a huge amount of ingredients and is usually a prop blend.
    Lac - Lactic Acid
    L-Asp - L-aspartate
    Lats- latissimus dorsi (back)
    layoff - the week or two used as rest to recuperate, and heal any minor injuries
    LB - lifting belt, take pressure off lower back
    LBM - lean body mass
    lbs - Pounds
    LCD - Low carb diet
    LCLT - L-Carnitine L-Tartate
    LDL - Low-density lipoprotein
    LFD - Low fat diet
    LH - Leutenizing Hormone
    libido - sex drive
    Lipolysis - the hydrolysis of lipids
    LISS – Low Intensity Steady State
    lmao-laughing my a$$ off
    Loading phase - Applies to the period of time when a bodybuilder saturates their body with a particular supplement. Creatine loading is most common, however, most believe it is unnecessary.
    Log - Similar to a diary, but it's purpose is to record your thoughts about a supplement over the course of its use.
    lol- laugh out loud
    long bar - allows you to adjust the width of your grip, for example lat pulldowns
    looking dry - having very low bf and and being very defined.
    Love Handles - The areas of extra fat that hang or slightly bulge from the sides, and are also the little rolls on the lower back. Both men and women can have these.
    Lurker - Someone who follows the forum but doesn't post
    Maca – Lepidium Meyenii
    macro's - macronutrients - carbs, protein, lipids
    madcows - 5 x 5 routine
    MAG - Green MAGnitude designer creatine formula
    malto - maltodextrin
    Manlet - A small man
    Manscape - A term used to define male grooming below the belt.
    mau hung - Ephedra
    MB-12- Methylcobalamin
    MC - micellar casein
    MCC - magnesium creatine chelate
    MCG – Microgram (1,000 MCG = 1 MG)
    mct - medium chain triglycerides
    ME = Max Effort
    Meat head - An enormously muscular guy who cannot hold a conversation about anything other than weight-lifting and protein shakes.
    mega dosing - taking drugs or supplements far beyond the given instructions
    mesomorph - average, able to gain/lose weight easily
    methoxy -methoxyisoflavone
    MG – Milligram (1,000 MG = 1 G)
    Micros - micronutrients. Nutrients needed throughout life in small quantities. They are dietary minerals and vitamins needed by the human body in very small quantities.
    Microtrauma - the microtearing of muscle fibres
    'mirin - admiring something
    Misc - The miscellaneous section of the forum (sometimes a shocking and creepy place).
    Miscer - A miscer is a member of the misc section of the forums
    Mixed Grip - One hand gripping the bar over hand, the other under hand
    ML – Milliliter
    Moar! - A silly way to say "more"
    mods - moderators
    mono - creatine monohydrate
    MP - milk protein
    Mpb - Male pattern baldness
    MPC - milk protein concentrate
    MPC - muscle precursor cell
    MPH - milk protein hydrolysate
    MPI - Milk Protein Isolate
    mr. scream - the guy who groans to show how everyone jacked he is

    Disclaimer : The above post is my own PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice. CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility (no hormones produced in the facility / no cross contamination).

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    Rep Power


    mr. smith - the guy who bases his entire workout around smith machines
    mRNA- Messenger Ribonucleic Acid
    MRP - Meal Replacement Powder
    mrp = meal replacement powder (used instead of a meal when time is short or you are in need of some liquid calories between whole food meals)
    MSM - Methyl-Sulfonyl-Methane
    Mud butt - Diarrhea
    Muffin top - When a woman wears a pair of tight jeans that makes her flab spill out over the waistband, just like the top of a muffin sits over the edge of the paper case.
    multi = multi-vitamins (comprised of your daily vitamins and minerals)
    Muscle Confusion - A technique to counteract the cessation of growth that occurs when muscles adapt to the training demands placed upon them.
    Muscle Up - An exercise that combines a pull-up with a dip
    MV - MultiVitamin
    Myosin - a large family of motor proteins found in eukaryotic tissues
    NAC- N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine
    nadh - nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide bonded with hydrogen
    N-A-G- N-Acetyl Glucosamine
    natty - natural
    NATTY PB - Natural Peanut Butter
    ncRNA- non-coding RNA
    negatives - the act of lowering weight against gravity, slowly
    Negged - I'm giving you negative reputation points
    NHA - Non hormonal anabolic
    Nickel - 5lb plate
    nitro peeing - pissing excess nitrogen cause you eat a lot of protein
    NO - nitric oxide
    NOHA- N-hydroxy-L-arginine, an intermediate of NO biosynthesis, is a moderate inhibitor of arginase.
    Noob - Someone new to the forums or to bodybuilding/supplements
    noob gains - someone who gains strength and size quickly because they just started
    Nootropics - drugs, supplements, nutraceuticals, and functional foods that are purported to improve mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention, and concentration.
    NOS - nitric oxide synthase
    NPC - National Physique Committee
    NPU - net protein utilization
    NSAID - Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
    Nudes or negged - I want you to post nude photographs or I will give you negative reputation points
    'Nuff - Enough (as in 'nuff said)
    NYC - Norephedrine Yohimbe Caffiene
    o rly - oh really
    O/T - off topic
    OA - oleic acid
    Oh hai - a silly way to say "hey" or "hello"
    OMG - Oh my gad
    op = opening poster (person who started a thread)
    ORAC - oxygen radical absorbance capacity
    OT = orange triad (a combo multivitamin, joint aid support and digestion/immune aid)
    OTC - Ornithine transcarbamylase
    OTC - over the counter
    Overtraining - a physical, behavioral, and emotional condition that occurs when the volume and intensity of an individual's exercise exceeds their recovery capacity.
    OX - Orange OXIMEGA fishoil / supergreens
    Oxidation - The combination of a substance with oxygen
    OZ Ounce
    P-5-P- Pyridoxal 5 Phosphate
    Partials - When an exercise is only done part of the way. The range of motion is shorter.
    PB- Peanut Butter
    PB&J- Peanut Butter and Jelly
    PCT - Post Cycle Therapy
    PDE- Phosphodiesterase
    PEA- Phenylethan-2-Amine
    peak - the time when a bodybuilder is competing and has extremely low body fat
    peptide - a chain of amino acids
    PER - protein efficiency ratio
    peri/intra workout - a supplement you take while you work out
    periodization - training light for several weeks, then heavier, and then very heavy. its cycled
    PG - Petagrams
    pH - Potential Hydrogen
    PH - Pro-Hormone
    Phosphagens - energy storage compounds that are chiefly found in muscular tissue.
    PI - Purple INTRAIN
    PIITB - put it in the bag
    Pilates - a program that focuses on the core postural muscles which help keep the body balanced and which are essential to providing support for the spine.
    Pixie Dusting - Using tiny amounts. Usually applies to propriety blends that use tiny amounts of ingredients in their blends.
    PKA- Protein kinase A
    PL - Power Lifting
    placebo - mind over matter, you believe something is working, when it really doesnt do anything.
    plate - 45lb weight
    Plateau When your progress is at a stand still
    Plyos- Short version of plyometrics
    PM - Private message
    POS Piece of sh!t
    PP - pea protein
    PP- PyrophosPhate
    ppc - pea protein concentrate
    pph - pea protein hydrolysate
    ppi - pea protein isolate
    PPS - Plates Per Side (ex - Squats at 2pps)
    PR - Personal record
    Prep - The period before a bodybuilding competition when a bodybuilder prepares for the competition
    prime mover - the muscle whose contraction produces the movement, ex: curls
    Pro hormone - a substance that is a precursor to a hormone, usually having minimal hormonal effect by itself.
    Pronation - is a rotational movement of the forearm. When standing in the anatomical position, pronation will move the palm of the hand from an anterior-facing position to a posterior-facing position without an associated movement at the shoulder.
    Prop blend - Propriety blend. A mix of ingredients that don't have each ingredients amount listed on the label.
    PS - Pro-Steroid
    pua - pick up artist
    pump - term for describing muscle fullness
    Pumping Iron - Lifting weights
    PW - Purple WRAATH
    pwn3d--owned-- When some one puts you in your place.<- the best discription i could come up with
    PWO - Means post-workout, some people refer to it as pre-workout
    Pyramid - Start heaving in the beginning and work your way down to light weights at the end, all in one set.
    Pythons or Pipes - Arms (usually referring to bis)
    Quads- thigh
    quaker thunder blast - eating way to many oats mixed with squat day. A very serious condition
    Quarter - 25lb plate
    R5P- Flavin Mononucleotide
    RA - Rate of Absorption
    RC - Rotator Cuff
    RD - Registered Dietitian
    RDI - Recommended Dietary Intake
    RDL-Romainan Dead Lift
    rep - repition
    Rep targeting - Set a target of a certain amount of reps and get that target of reps no matter how many sets it takes you to get there.
    Rep'd back - The act of giving reputation points to a user that gave reps to you (see above example).
    Rest-pause (heavy singles) - Rest-pause heavy singles are performed at or near 1RM, with ten to twenty seconds of rest between each lift. The lift is repeated six to eight times.
    rippetoes - beginners routine, usually the main compound movements
    RNA- Ribonucleic acid
    roflmfao - rolling on the floor laughing my fawking ass off
    Roid Rage - Spontaneous anger outburst due to overuse of steroids.
    ROM - Range of motion
    rotfl- Rolling on the floor laughing
    RPC - Rice Protein Concentrate
    RPI - Rice protein isolate
    rRNA- Ribosomal ribonucleic acid
    rtd - ready to drink
    RYR- Red Yeast Rice
    S'all - it's all (ie; it's all good)
    SAMe- S-adenosylmethionine
    Sarm - selective androgen receptor modulator
    SC - sodium caseinate
    Scissors - An abdominal exercise
    SEO - Site enhancement oil. SEOs work by filling the muscle up with an oil substance (ex: Synthol).
    Serm- selective estrogen receptor modulator
    S'good - it's good
    Shill - Someone who attempts to spread buzz by personally endorsing the product/supplement in public forums with the pretence of sincerity, when in fact he is being paid for his services, sometimes with free supplements. He will give great reviews to the crappiest of products.
    shredded - someone who has very low bodyfat and has a good build
    Shrinkage - the male genitalia temporarily shrinks, normally happens in cold water or when using supplements with heavy stims
    SIG - Signature
    Simple carb - are made up of one or two sugar molecules linked together. Examples of simple carbohydrates include glucose, fructose (fruit sugar), sucrose (table sugar) and galactose (the sugar found in milk).
    Six Pack - An abdominal muscles so well developed that you can see the separate muscle under the skin where your stomach is. Other words include washboard.
    SLDL Stiff Leg Dead Lift
    SLIN - Insulin
    Slow-twitch muscle fibers - muscle fibers that are more efficient at using oxygen to generate more fuel (known as ATP) for continuous, extended muscle contractions over a long time.
    Sludge - A whey treat that is similar to pudding. There are many variations but the main ingredients normally consist of choc. whey, water and peanut butter. Some like to add fruit. Served col
    snake oil - general term for describing a supplement that doesnt provide the degree of results it promises
    S'not - boogers! jk, it's not
    snRNA- Small nuclear ribonucleic acid
    SNS - The somatic nervous system. The part of the nervous system associated with the voluntary control of body movements through the action of skeletal muscles.
    SOA - super oxide anion
    SOB Son of a b!tch
    SOD - super oxide dismutase
    SOHP- strict/ standing overhead press
    SP - soy protein
    SPC - soy protein concentrate
    SPH - soy protein hydrolysate
    SPI - soy protein isolate
    Split - A workout split is a term given to how you split up your workout. What days you do what muscle on.
    sponsored log - when a company gives you a supplement for free, but you have to log it according to their needs
    Spot - Someone assisting you in case of failure
    srs - serious
    SS-super set
    st-(brah) (or any other variation; sftb, smftb,etc.)- sick tits (brah)
    stabalizer - the muscles that help to support the movement, but doesnt increase force given out
    stacking - combining two or more supplements at one time
    Staple - An important supplement in your stack. Usually one that you hold the highest.
    STFU=shut the fawk up
    Stim - Product to help increase energy and focus
    stim junkie - someone whose used stims for so long, they have developed a tolerance for them
    Stim withdrawl - interfere with ability to work or function for at least a couple of days afte taking the stimulant
    Straps - Straps that are used if your grip isn't strong enough to pull the weight you are trying to lift. Usually used for shrugs or dead lifts.
    striations - the lines and grooves you see on muscles on someone who's ripped
    Strip sets - done with barbells. Do a set then, without racking the bar, get two spotters to pull off a preset amount of weight. Continue with that weight. Keep stripping as desired. It is similar to drop sets, but there is absolutely no rest.
    sub q - subcutaneous
    Subcutaneous fat - fat between muscle and skin
    sub'd- subscribed to thread
    Supination - is a position of either the forearm or foot; in the forearm when the palm faces anteriorly, or faces up (when the arms are unbent and at the sides).
    sup-what's up
    sus - sustanon
    SWOLE - Big, Massive, HUGE
    Symmetry - aesthetically pleasing proportionality and balance in body composition
    synergist - the muscles that assist in a given movement
    t&a-t!t$ and @$$
    tabs - tablets
    tbc'd - to be continued
    Tbsp - Tablespoon
    test = testosterone (male sex hormone)
    The Arnold Classic - an annual bodybuilding competition, named after Arnold Schwarzenegger.
    the cap - the deltoid muscle of the shoulder which is divided between front, middle and rear heads for training
    the entourage - the group of kids who hog up an area and hardly do any work
    the jackass - the guy who loads on a ton of weight on a bar and doesnt deload it.
    the mutterer - the person who puts on too much weight, gets a couple reps and mutters sh!t. He s under the impression everyone cares about how much he lifts.
    the tag team - when both the person lifting and the spotter are both working hard to lift the weight
    the wonderer - the guy who loads up the bar. Does like 4 reps. Then walks around for 10 -15 minutes and repeats
    Thermo - Thermogenic
    Threadjacking - To make posts that are unrelated to the thread topic.
    TKD- targeted keto diet
    TMF - temporary muscle failure
    TMG- Betaine Anhydrous or trimethylglycine
    to flame - to insult
    Train Insane - A video series focusing on Kane Sumabat(
    trampoline lifter - someone who bounces the weight. Like benching and bouncing the abr off chest
    Trans-Revs- Resveratrol
    traps- upper back
    Tree trunks - Big legs (quads, hams, and calves)

    Disclaimer : The above post is my own PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice. CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility (no hormones produced in the facility / no cross contamination).

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    tren - Fina (Trenbolone)
    trib - tribulus terrestis
    tRNA- Transfer RNA
    Troll - One who purposely and deliberately starts an argument in a manner which usually attacks others on the forum. Someone with nothing worthwhile to add to a certain conversation, but rather continually threadjacks.
    TRT - Testosterone Replacement Therapy
    tsp - teaspoon
    TS-terror squad
    TTFB - Total Testosterone, Free and Bioavailable
    UD - Ultimate Diet
    ug lab - under ground lab
    unilateral training - training just one side of the body
    UPC - Universal product code (bar code). Save them from your CL products to earn free CL products when a certain number have been accumulated.
    V - taper: a person with big shoulders and small waist. Looks like a V
    Valentino - An idiot (in reference to Greg Valentino).
    var - anavar
    vascularity - visibility of veins
    Vasoconstriction - is the narrowing of the blood vessels
    Vasodilation - refers to the widening of blood vessels
    VLC = very low carb (type of dieting)
    VO Max – Maximum Volume of Oxygen (relates to how much oxygen you can utilize)
    WABBA - World Amateur Body Building Association
    waddya-what do you...(i.e. what do you think?)
    Washboard - A description for well defined abs
    water weight/bloated - the excess water weight you gain from creatine mono.
    WB - White Blood
    WBF - world bodybuilding federation
    WF - White Flood
    WG - Wide grip
    Wheel - 45lb plate
    Wheels - Legs
    white fat - retain calories
    White Knight - A forum member that sticks up for another member, known as White Knighting
    Wings - Lats
    WMS - Waxy Maize Starch (amylopectin) from potato or corn
    WO – Workout
    WPC- Whey Protein Concentrate
    WPH - Whey Protein Hydrolysate
    WPI - Whey Protein Isolate
    wraps - used to support weak or injured joints or muscle
    wwjd - what would jesus do
    YM - young money
    ymb?-you mad brah
    You are unaware - You have no idea what is being discussed.
    Yo-yo dieting - the repeated loss and regain of body weight due to excessive hypocaloric dieting
    ZMA - Zinc monomethionine aspartate and Magnesium Aspartate

    Disclaimer : The above post is my own PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice. CONTROLLED LABS products are produced in a GMP for Sport certified facility (no hormones produced in the facility / no cross contamination).

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    Jan 2012
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    Awesome! Very useful!
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    Disclaimer : The above post is my own PERSONAL OPINION and DOES NOT REPRESENT the official position of any company or entity. It DOES NOT constitute medical advice

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