Austin, TX – May 19, 2016 – PocketWOD has produced a video review of deer antler sprays, highlighting why consumers should stay away from the spray-type products and ensure they are purchasing authentic deer antler velvet supplements. The sprays claim to contain deer antler velvet in various concentrations, but not only are the concentration amounts implausible, the formulas are virtually worthless and are likely to be of very little benefit – or none at all – to athletes.
Deer antler velvet is a 2000-year-old ancient Chinese superfood used by the TEN Institute in TGF. An invaluable supplement for fitness and fat loss, it supports recovery after exercise and weight training, assists in rebuilding damaged muscle tissues, balances hormones, supports strength gain and the immune system, enhances the metabolism, and improves overall energy levels and performance. But far from containing the appropriate amount of real deer antler velvet, the watery sprays often contain potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, and citric acid, which results in Growth Factors unbinding and becoming free floating amino acids, which is not what an athlete is aiming for in purchasing deer antler velvet. Whenever possible, formulas that use organic grape alcohol as the preservative should be used to achieve the maximum benefit.
Video Link: https://youtu.be/735HADBB230
Deer Antler Buying Guidelines:
1. If it’s a spray, walk away.
2. No Capsules.
3. Only take deer antler in liquid format.
4. Do not use any deer antler with Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, or Sodium Benzoate in it.
5. When at all possible use only “Organic Grape Alcohol as the preservative.
6. Should be sold in an all Dark Glass bottle with a Glass Dropper.
7. Real deer antler is not cheap…if you choose to use DEER ANTLER a minimum one month supply for an average individual will cost between $70 and $100. (That is the minimum it costs to feed the animal for a year.)
8. Scientific References 
Jim Powers, expert in the farming, manufacture, and production of deer antler velvet supplements, explains in the latest video Deer Antler Velvet Spray Reviews on PocketWOD that real deer antler is brown in color, has a creamy consistency that is thick enough to coat a glass, and is not water soluble. It cannot be sprayed from a bottle in a mist. The ineffective imitations that are being produced and sold in spray bottles are usually clear and watery. Mr. Powers compares several readily available formulas on the video, explaining that it may feel as though the supplement is working when it is initially taken and a slight tingling sensation may be experienced.
Anxious that deer antler velvet’s reputation is not destroyed, Mr. Powers has coined the phrase ‘’if it’s a spray, walk away’’ and recommends taking deer antler in liquid form only, from a dark glass bottle with a dropper. ‘’Real deer antler is not cheap,’’ explains Mr. Powers, ‘’the minimum therapeutic dose for an average individual will cost between $70 and $100 – because that’s the very minimum it costs to feed the animal for a year.’’ Mr. Powers’ recent videos can be viewed on Pocket WOD.
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