The Chemistry of Cellucor C4

Introduction

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C4 is a pre workout supplement that was developed to give athletes and whoever lifts weights a special edge by boosting focus, energy, and strength for a lifting session. C4 is very popular among people who spend a lot of time in the weight room throughout the year and are looking for an extra boost for their workouts to be the best they can be. I chose to do my project on this product because I personally use it and really like it. It has helped me amplify the intensity of my work-outs by a lot.
Composition of ...
Cellucor is made up of Creatine Nitrate, Arginine AKG, N-Acetyl-L-tyrosine, Mucuna pruriens, Folic acid, Niacinamide, Synephrine HCI, and Pyridoxal phosphate. Every ingredient in C4 does a very different task than all of the others.

Main Chemicals, Compounds, Components

The two main components in C4 are put into a single chemical bond. They are: Creatine (C4H9N3O2) and Nitrate (NO3). These two combine to create, Creatine Nitrate. Creatine is very well know, in the terms of supplements, muscle mass building aid. Creatine is a natural component found in meats and other foods that contributes to muscle building. Nitrate, or nitric acid, is a compound that increases blood flow and gives a person more energy. The Nitrate in C4 can be sensed by a tingling in the person’s skin.


Resources

http://cellucorc4reviews.blogspot.com/2011/12/what-is-cellucor-c4-ingredients.html

Ingredients and what they’re jobs are.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatine

facts about creatine

Formulas

other uses


About the Author
Seth Roods is a junior at Senior High School. He has participated in Bull riding and Saddle bronc. He lettered in rocket science in Mr. Beals’ chemistry class by winning a mole rocket competition. He enjoys weightlifting (in which he uses cellucor C4), sports, rodeo, and long walks on the huge Montana beaches.
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