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Refuel-Replenish-Rebuild™
Advanced Recovery and Muscle Building System
  • Maximizes Post-Workout Growth & Repair*
  • Optimizes the Post-Workout Anabolic Window*
  • Refuels Muscle Energy Stores*
RECON® is a High-Performance Post-Workout Recovery Formula. RECON® was designed to maximize the most important phase of the athlete's total training program - the post-workout phase. Every facet of Re-Construction nutrition is accounted for in this, the most comprehensive recovery formulation available on the market! RE-CON'S® Comprehensive Recovery Formula Includes:
BCAA’s a nd EAA’s - research has proven EAAs and BCAAs are critical components of the muscle-building process, especially in the post-training "window of growth," for muscle repair and rebuilding.

3-Stage Delivery System - The Carb Max™ blend helps maximize post-workout muscle glycogen levels. The spcific mono- and polysaccharide combination in this proprietary system provide a rapid and sustained absorption of nutrients, for immediate energy replenishment and ongonig, enhanced muscle glycogen recovery. Dextrose and Maltodextrin provide rapid influx of fuel into muscles, while Inulin's slower absorption staggers nutrient delivery for sustained replenishment.

Muscle Extender - Effective doses of Beta Alanine and Citrulline Malate have been shown to help replenish cellular energy, to fuel ongoing muscular contractions (for harder, more intense training sessions), and to prepare the muscle cells for the next training session.

Muscle Detoxidier - Hyper-loaded with cellular detoxifiers, free-radical and cellular pollutant scavengers, this matrix is designed to remove metabolic waste for improved recovery and cell health.

Anti-Stress Adaptogen- Re-Con® contains several key anti-cortisol, anti-stress compounds, including phosphatidylserine and DMG, to counter the stress-related impact of hard-training, enhance systemic recovery and reduce the potential for overtraining.

Recovery Accelerator- Re-Con® has several powerful recovery-inducing agents, including L-Glutamine and L-Arginine-known for their immune-boosting and recover-enhancing properties - to get you back in the gym faster.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Supplement Facts

Mix 1 scoop of RE-CON® to 16-20 oz of water immediately post workout.

Serving Size 1 Scoop
Servings Per Container 30
Amount Per Serving % DV
Calories 90.00
Dietary Fiber 1.00 g 4%
Sugars 7.00 g
Total Carbohydrates 27.00 g 9%
Vitamin C 500.00 mg 833%
Vitamin C 500.00 mg 833%
Vitamin E 75.00 IU **
Vitamin E 75.00 IU **
Vitamin B6 5.00 mg 250%
Vitamin B6 5.00 mg 250%
Calcium 158.00 mg 16%
Calcium 158.00 mg 16%
Phosphorous 50.00 mg 5%
Phosphorous 50.00 mg 5%
Magnesium 360.00 mg 90%
Magnesium 360.00 mg 90%
Selenium (as Selenium Yeast) 200.00 mg 286%
Selenium (as Selenium Yeast) 200.00 mg 286%
Chloride 103.00 mg 3%
Chloride 103.00 mg 3%
Sodium 80.00 mg 3%
Sodium 80.00 mg 3%
Potassium 47.00 mg 1%
Potassium 47.00 mg 1%
RECON Muscle Rebuilding Proprietary Blend 40000.00 mg **
RECON Muscle Rebuilding Proprietary Blend 40000.00 mg **
Recovery Accelerator 5250.00 mg **
 L-Arginine **
 L-Glutamine **
 pyroglutamic acid **
Recovery Accelerator 5250.00 mg **
 L-Arginine **
 L-Glutamine **
 pyroglutamic acid **
Muscle Extend Matrix 1385.00 mg **
 Citrulline Malate **
 Beta Alanine **
 Suma (pfaffia paniculata)(root) **
 Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale)(root) **
Muscle Extend Matrix 1385.00 mg **
 Citrulline Malate **
 Beta Alanine **
 Suma (pfaffia paniculata)(root) **
 Ginger Extract (Zingiber officinale)(root) **
Muscle Detoxifier 250.00 mg **
 Bromelain **
 cranberry extract **
 Enchinacea (Angustifolia)(whole plant) **
 Nettle (Urtica Dioica)(leaf) **
 Dandelion (taraxacum officinale)(root) **
 Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)(berry) **
 Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens)(Berries) **
  Standardized to 85.2% fatty acids & sterols from a 10:1 extract equivalent to 1600 mg of fresh berries **
 Astaxanthin Complex **
Muscle Detoxifier 250.00 mg **
 Bromelain **
 cranberry extract **
 Enchinacea (Angustifolia)(whole plant) **
 Nettle (Urtica Dioica)(leaf) **
 Dandelion (taraxacum officinale)(root) **
 Bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)(berry) **
 Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens)(Berries) **
  Standardized to 85.2% fatty acids & sterols from a 10:1 extract equivalent to 1600 mg of fresh berries **
 Astaxanthin Complex **
Anabolic Primer Matrix 8925.00 mg **
 L-Isoleucine **
 L-Leucine **
 L-Valine **
 3:1:2 BCAA Blend **
Anabolic Primer Matrix 8925.00 mg **
 L-Isoleucine **
 L-Leucine **
 L-Valine **
 3:1:2 BCAA Blend **
EAA Complex 2925.00 mg **
 L-Cysteine **
 L-Methionine **
 L-Lysine **
 L-Phenylalanine **
 L-Tryptophan **
 L-Threonine **
 Glycine **
EAA Complex 2925.00 mg **
 L-Cysteine **
 L-Methionine **
 L-Lysine **
 L-Phenylalanine **
 L-Tryptophan **
 L-Threonine **
 Glycine **
Reload Matrix (Insullnogenic) 53.00 mg **
 Vanadyl Sulfate **
 Chromium (Polynicotinate) **
 Fenygreek Extract (4-Hydroxyisoleucine) **
 Gymneme Sylvestre **
Reload Matrix (Insullnogenic) 53.00 mg **
 Vanadyl Sulfate **
 Chromium (Polynicotinate) **
 Fenygreek Extract (4-Hydroxyisoleucine) **
 Gymneme Sylvestre **
Anti-Stress and Adaptogen Matrix 85.00 mg **
 Gynostemma Pentaphyllum **
 phosphatidlyserine Lecithin Complex **
 Dimethylglycine (DMG) **
Anti-Stress and Adaptogen Matrix 85.00 mg **
 Gynostemma Pentaphyllum **
 phosphatidlyserine Lecithin Complex **
 Dimethylglycine (DMG) **
Carb Max Stage Delivery System 20000.00 mg **
 Inulin **
 Dextrose **
 Maltodextrin **
Carb Max Stage Delivery System 20000.00 mg **
 Inulin **
 Dextrose **
 Maltodextrin **
** Daily Value (DV) not established

Other Ingredients: Citric Acid, Citric Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Magnesium Oxide, Magnesium Oxide, Sucralose, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium, Acesulfame Potassium, Salt, Salt, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Red #40

Storage Instructions: Protect from heat, light and moisture.

Do not use if safety seal is broken or missing

Warning: Keep out of reach of children.

This product is only intended to be consumed by healthy adults 18 years of age or older. Do not use this product if you are pregnant or nursing. Before using this product consult with your physician if you are using any prescription or over the counter medication or supplements.

Do not take this product if you are at risk or are being treated for any pre-existing medical condition including but not limited to: high or low blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmia, stroke, heart, liver, kidney or thyroid disease, seizure disorder, psychiatric disease, diabetes, difficulty urinating due to prostate enlargement or if you are taking an MAO inhibitor.

Discontinue use and consult your health care professional if you experience any adverse reaction to this product.

Exclusively Developed & Manufactured For: MUSCLEPHARM® Corp 4721 Ironton St. Bldg. A Denver, CO 80239 USA.

Health Notes

Food as Medicine: The Pros & Cons

Food as Medicine: The Pros & Cons
Food as Medicine: The Pros & Cons 
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People should consider what they eat and drink while taking medication
Everyone knows it: Eating well is almost universally the first-line defense for both managing and treating many diseases. But not everyone realizes that food's "medicinal" properties can also influence medicines in the body-enough that people should consider what they eat and drink while taking medication.

Delicious, nutritious...and therapeutic

Some foods are packed with disease-fighting nutrients that have been shown to help with particular conditions. For example:

  • Grapefruit is a rich source of vitamin C and flavonoids, and may even help lower high cholesterol levels.
  • Pomegranate has been shown to slow atherosclerosis progression.
  • Dark-green leafy vegetables are loaded with lutein (for healthy eyes), magnesium (for a strong heart and reducing negative effects of stress), and fiber (for healthy digestion).

While these tasty, wholesome foods have these proven benefits and more, each is also known to interact with certain prescription medications-some with potentially serious consequences.

What we eat affects body chemistry

Eating to support health makes food a kind of medicine-and viewing it as that is a helpful reminder that what we eat creates chemical reactions in the body. So adding more chemical reactions-such as supplements and drugs-to the mix should be done with some consideration. The types of interactions that food may have with medicines include:

  • Beneficial: Replenishes depleted nutrients: Eating more of a nutrient-rich food may help replenish nutrients when a medication obstructs or depletes it from the body.
  • Beneficial: Side effect prevention: Eating more of a nutrient-rich food may help prevent or reduce the likelihood or severity of a potential side effect caused by a medication. Taking certain medications on an empty stomach can sometimes cause side effects such as nausea, solved by taking the medication with a meal.
  • Beneficial: Positive interaction: Some medications are more easily absorbed when taken with food, improving their action in the body. Some, for example, are fat-soluble, and could be affected by the amount of fat in the diet.
  • Adverse: Reduces drug effectiveness: When taking a medication, a food, nutrient, or other substance should be avoided as it may increase or decrease the medication's absorption and/or activity in the body. Sometimes just having too much food in the stomach can block a medicine's action, which can be avoided by taking it on an empty stomach.
  • Adverse: Negative interaction: When taking certain medications, a food, nutrient, or other substance should be avoided, as the combination may cause undesirable or dangerous interactions. It is generally recommended to avoid foods that have been shown to interact with a medicine.

Spotlight on some highly interactive foods

Drug interactions are not often studied, and animal and test tube studies, which don't always translate to clinical effects, are often the primary sources of information. But following research over time has revealed some foods that should be avoided or taken with care when under medical treatment:

  • Grapefruit and grapefruit juice: By inhibiting an intestinal enzyme that helps metabolize many different drugs, grapefruit allows more of certain drugs to be absorbed, potentially increasing the medication's effectiveness and the toxicity, even if the grapefruit is consumed at a different time than the drug. A few of the long list of interacting drugs include amlodipine, atorvastatin (Lipitor), cyclosporine, diltiazem, felodipine, lovastatin, methylprednisolone, nifedipine, sildenafil, simvastatin (Zocor), and verapamil.
  • Pomegranate and pomegranate juice: This fruit inhibits the same enzyme blocked by grapefruit. While there is much less research on drug-pomegranate interactions than on drug-grapefruit interactions, it would be reasonable to assume that the same interactions that occur with grapefruit would also occur with pomegranate.
  • Dark-green vegetables: These are rich sources of vitamin K, which interferes with the blood-thinner, warfarin. A person taking warfarin does not have to avoid vitamin K-containing foods. However, with the aid of a doctor or a dietitian the average vitamin K intake should be kept relatively constant from week to week.

The key to health is conscientious consumption

While the strength of research varies, there is enough data to suggest a number of other interactions between foods and drugs, such as:

  • Alcohol, which should not be mixed with certain medications
  • High-calcium foods which can block the absorption of some drugs
  • Black tea, some spices, beer, and nutrients such as resveratrol (found in red wine, nuts, and dark chocolate) have been found to have various interactions with medications.

To get the benefits of both a healthful diet and prescription medications, without exposing yourself to potentially harmful interactions, look for credible science-based information and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

An expert in nutritional therapies, Chief Medical Editor Alan R. Gaby, MD, is a former professor at Bastyr University of Natural Health Sciences, where he served as the Endowed Professor of Nutrition. He is past-president of the American Holistic Medical Association and gave expert testimony to the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine on the cost-effectiveness of nutritional supplements. Dr. Gaby has conducted nutritional seminars for physicians and has collected over 30,000 scientific papers related to the field of nutritional and natural medicine. In addition to editing and contributing to The Natural Pharmacy (Three Rivers Press, 1999), and the A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions (Three Rivers Press, 1999), Dr. Gaby has authored Preventing and Reversing Osteoporosis (Prima Lifestyles, 1995) and B6: The Natural Healer (Keats, 1987) and coauthored The Patient's Book of Natural Healing (Prima, 1999).
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