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The Benefits of BCAA Supplements

How BCAAs can help you gain muscle, change your body composition, or recover faster.



27 / 03 / 2017 1R
Why You Need Carbohydrates Post-Exercise

Here's how to use carbohydrates to increase strength and decrease your recovery time. By now you may be totally confused about carbohydrates. The anti-carb camp will tell you that you don’t need carbs and they make you fat. Yet you’ve seen skinny top-notch endurance athletes chowing down on bread and fruit after races. What gives and who’s right? Actually, both are right and wrong at the same time. The problem with blanket nutrition recommendations you see in the headlines or hear from trainers at your gym is that everyone is different. Taking one recommendation, like cutting carbs, and ...

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Supplemental Leucine: Fad or Fitness Fixture?

The science behind leucine and muscle growth. An Introduction to Leucine Leucine is an essential amino acid, as it’s one of the few amino acids our body can’t manufacture, so it must be obtained as a component of the protein-rich foods we eat. It’s commonly billed as being vital to building bigger muscles, and is now sold as a standalone supplement. But is it actually vital to muscle growth? Let’s look at what the research says about leucine and see if it’s worth your money. Setting Parameters While essential to the big picture of scientific research, studies done on rats don’t...

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The Value of Casein Protein

You may be familiar with whey protein, but what is casein protein and why should you be taking it? If looking to maximize your lean muscle mass and increase your strength, proper protein intake is a must. For, as I’m sure you’ve heard, protein rich foods and supplements are the building blocks of quicker recoveries and lean muscle mass increases. But while most people now know the benefits of fast digesting proteins like whey, the vast majority are unaware of the importance of slower digesting casein supplements. But what’s so special about casein, and how does it differ from whey prot...

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Nov 2017

Why You Should Take CLA

If your goal is to burn fat and lose weight, perhaps it’s time you start supplementing with CLA. One supplement with serious upside, but without the recognition of protein powder, creatine, glutamine, or fish oil, is CLA. But what does CLA do and how can it help you? Simply put, numerous studies show this fatty acid supplement, which is naturally found in protein sources like eggs and grass-fed beef, aids weight loss and helps burn body fat. But (insert infomercial voice here) that’s not all! Let’s have a quick look at the many reasons CLA is worth adding to your daily supplement routine. ...

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Are Pre-Workout Supplements NCAA Legal?

Which pre-workout supplements are NCAA legal? Here's everything to know before taking these workout supplements.



27 / 09 / 2017 1Result

Creating the Perfect Pre/Post Workout Shake

Maximizing your results starts with the food, protein, and supplement, choices you make around your workouts.



05 / 09 / 2017 1R

Choosing Your Perfect Protein Supplement

Confused as to what protein supplements you should buy to help you accomplish your training goals? Read on.



07 / 08 / 2017 1R

Protein Supplements for Female Athletes

While they won't make you look like a man, protein supplements will help you get stronger while losing body fat.



10 / 07 / 2017 1R

Dispelling Myths about Creatine Supplements

Finally the truth about the most talked about supplement of them all, creatine.



26 / 06 / 2017 1R