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Turbo Ripper from Scitec Nutrition: the test

flacon-turbo-ripperToday we’re testing TURBO RIPPER from Scitec Nutrition.

Are you a sporty type looking to lose weight quickly and burn as much fat as possible?

Scitec Nutrition laboratories offer a whole range of powerful fat burners, particularly designed for people who engage in intensive physical activity.

We tested Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper, a powerful, long-lasting stimulant designed to radically increase body fat burning.

Presentation and promises of Turbo Ripper by Scitec Nutrition

Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper is a supplement in ultra-concentrated capsule form.

Its aim: to promote optimal weight management and fat elimination, thanks to a powerful, rapid and long-lasting fat-burning action.

According to the official website, Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper has multiple benefits:

  • Activates thermogenesis, for maximum calorie and fat burning ;
  • Effectively aids weight control;
  • Increases fat burning;
  • Reduces appetite.

Also on the official website, the recommended dose of Turbo Ripper is 4 capsules a day, to be taken in the morning on an empty stomach or 1 hour before training.

On other sites selling sports nutrition products, the recommended dosage is 1 capsule a day.

The high concentrations of active ingredients in Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper are undoubtedly behind the different dosage recommendations.

A particularly athletic person in a lean period might take 4 capsules before training or on an empty stomach.

A person on a weight-loss programme, practising a more moderate level of activity, might stick to one capsule a day, and observe the effects of Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper before possibly increasing the dosage.

Scitec Nutrition, manufacturer of Turbo Ripper

We’ve already introduced you to Scitec Nutrition Laboratories in previous reviews.

This Hungarian company specializes in dietary supplements for athletes, and is renowned in the bodybuilding world for its high-quality products.

The Scitec Nutrition website offers a wealth of advice, as well as the opportunity to put your questions to sports professionals.

Ingredients of Turbo Ripper by Scitec Nutrition

Turbo Ripper is made up of highly concentrated doses of 3 active agents: caffeine, acetyl L-carnitine and green tea.

Ingredients and composition Turbo Ripper by Scitec Nutrition

1. Caffeine:

Caffeine and its benefits for weight loss need no introduction.

In fact, this substance is officially recognized as an adjuvant to weight-loss diets, i.e. an ingredient capable of enhancing the effects of weight loss.

Caffeine activates lipolysis in fat cells, by inhibiting the cAMP enzyme phospohodiesterase. Its action strongly limits the formation of fat cells, but also the storage of fat in the body. Caffeine is also known to significantly increase thermogenesis. As a result, the body burns more calories and melts fat reserves.

2. L-Acetyl L-Carnitine:

Carnitine is involved in the transport of fatty acids.

This process enables the production of energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP). Carnitine therefore plays an essential role in muscle function, providing the fuel needed for physical effort. Carnitine is also said to improve physical performance.

3. Green tea:

Green tea is renowned for its slimming properties.

It stimulates lipolysis and thermogenesis. Thanks to its high catechin content, it boosts noradrenaline levels in the body. This hormone is also involved in increasing energy expenditure and fat oxidation.

Other ingredients in Turbo Ripper by Scitec Nutrition

4. L-Tyrosine:

This amino acid acts on weight loss and stress, reducing appetite and stress.

This ingredient is also very interesting because it prevents the fatigue felt when the stimulating effects of the product wear off. Tyrosine prevents the fatigue associated with intense sports, but also sometimes associated with strict low-calorie diets.

5. Cayenne pepper:

Capsaicin, derived from cayenne pepper, stimulates metabolism and thermogenesis, and thus increases fat burning.

Scientific studies on Turbo Ripper

No studies are available on the precise mix of ingredients in Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper.

However, individual active ingredients have been the subject of numerous clinical studies.

Here are a few examples:
Caffeine has been shown to promote weight loss via the process of activating thermogenesis and fat oxidation.

(Source: NCBI. Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Westerterp-Plantenga MS, Lejeune MP, Kovacs EM. Obes Res. 2005 Jul;13(7):1195-204).

Green tea is recognized for its fat-burning effects.

A review from the University of Maryland Medical Center shows that green tea improves weight loss and helps maintain a healthy weight.

(Source: University of Maryland. Green Tea. Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, Solutions Acupuncture, a private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by By VeriMed HealthCare Network.Also provided by the A.D.A.M. Editorial team).

Carnitine has been the subject of preliminary studies evaluating its effects on improving physical performance. The results still need to be fleshed out as regards the effect of this substance on the ability to increase physical effort.

On the other hand, carnitine has been shown to reduce muscular stress after exercise, thereby reducing fatigue and speeding recovery.

(Source: NCBI. Human Performance Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA. Volek JS, Kraemer WJ, Rubin MR, Gómez AL, Ratamess NA, Gaynor P. )

Side effects and contraindications of Turbo Ripper

The presence of caffeine makes Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper a powerful product. In people sensitive to this active substance, side effects may occasionally occur. Insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, nervousness, changes in heart rate…etc.

It is therefore advisable to observe the effects of Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper on your body before increasing doses.

Also, this supplement is not recommended for pregnant and breast-feeding women.

Testimonials from Turbo Ripper

The vast majority of users agree that Turbo Ripper is an effective supplement, offering a real energy boost, ideal for surpassing your training limits.

On the whole, this product is best suited to intensive sports activities.

Price and guarantee

Scitec Nutrition’s Turbo Ripper is available from online sports nutrition stores and from the official Scitec Nutrition website.

This product is sold in 200-capsule packs, at prices ranging from from €35 to €45.

The manufacturer offers no guarantee.

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  • Anonymous



    bonjour, je viens de terminer mes 200 capsules de turbo ripper faut-il faire une pause avant de recommencer une nouvelle boîte.

    Thank you

    • Corinne Kepler

      Hi Cécile,
      As the formula of this supplement is particularly powerful, we advise you to take a break of at least 2 weeks before starting a new course of treatment.

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