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Old 10-21-2010, 08:24 AM   #2
Steven Low
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Hypoxia to muscles causes a strong hypertrophy reaction via buildup of the intracellular metabolites.

But yeah, those are also the same processes that cause extreme forms of DOMS, rhabdo, and as you noted the risk of clotting, etc.

Best to stay away.... far away.
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