I too have noticed some fantastic changes to my physique since slowly switching over to using predominantly MAG-10 as my protein drink source.
It is interesting, in my thinking, muscle building is generally broken down into 4 general things (please forgive the length here; I'm in a writing mood this evening it seems):
- Loading the muscle
- Getting amino acids into the bloodstream
- Getting amino acids from the bloodstream into the cell
- Getting the cell to manufacture muscle
Training is obviously the stimulus that loads the muscle (1).
Adequate digestion from a healthy digestive system will get aminos into the bloodstream (2).
Insulin will get the aminos into the cell (3).
Testosterone will make the cell transform those aminos into a bigger, stronger cell (4).
Inadequate balance of these 4 things will lead to suboptimal muscle building in my opinion. I think one of the biggest issues with some folks is #2, of which I think MAG-10 really offers somewhat of a holy grail here. Heck, with Leucine, MAG-10 handles #3 as well. Many muscle builders focus so much on #4, and getting above average testosterone levels...which is a great goal in itself, but it can only work within the confines of the the other steps as well.
I haven't used anabolics for years now, but if I still was, I would be very very interested to see if MAG-10 + anabolics really equate to a muscle building efficiency that I think it would be.
And...I am a supplement whore.
But I'm a food whore too.