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Verdict on CLA? Is It Effective?


#1

Hey guys..
Just bought a big tub (180 softgels) of CLA from a respectable brand.

What are your opinions/ past experiences with CLA? Does it work well or is it a waste of money?
If I get replies in time, I can still go to the store and get my money back.

Thanks!


#2

bump?


#3

Yes I take cla i think it does work but i can’t notice a visual effect till 8 and less percent bodyfat. I feel like I harden up a bit with it but not sure if it’s placebo so obviously it’s not a omg! cla is the shit! type effect…


#4

This probably would have been a good question to ask BEFORE buying it.

But either way, it’s not a bad supp. Give it a shot and see for yourself.


#5

I can getb a refund and I didn’t know whether or not I would go back to the shop. I mean 180 x 1000 mg softgels is a pretty good deal.

I will give it a shot.

How and when do you guys recommend taking it?


#6

as far as taking it, I’d say take it with meals, like omega-3’s, so your body doesn’t just use it as energy.


#7

#8

that article supports my own findings

when on CLA - i gain mass (look bigger and more ripped according to friends) and strength (obvious to measure), but do not gain weight