Supplements

Taking Preworkouts while you are sick 0
by / on February 11, 2014 at 1:59 PM / in Knowledge, Supplements

Taking Preworkouts while you are sick

Here we go again, the alarm clock goes off, you have a plugged nose, sore throat, sore muscles, and you just feel terrible. You thought flu season was over, but you get slapped with being sick. What do you do now? Well you most likely call in sick to work, lay in bed all day, eat crackers and ginger ale, […]

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Throwback Thursday: SuperPump 250 1
by / on January 18, 2014 at 5:03 AM / in Supplements, Throwback

Throwback Thursday: SuperPump 250

What is your favorite pre-workout of all time? For me, SuperPump 250 by Gaspari Nutrition was the first pre-workout I tried and I can still remember the insane workouts I had while I was on it. The pumps were insane, the energy and focus was something I never experienced before, and the strength I had was outstanding. I can honestly say […]

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Keto Acids and Performance 0
by / on April 4, 2013 at 10:07 PM / in Supplements, Training

Keto Acids and Performance

Even though our goal for high-intensity training is to build muscle, inevitably this training will lead to some breakdown during exercise. The anabolic responses to exercise and protein intake during the recovery period lead to enhanced muscle growth after the training session. Some of the amino acids released from muscle during exercise are consumed by muscle for energy production. Ammonia […]

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Betaine (or TMG) Increases Muscle Strength and Power 0
by / on March 21, 2013 at 6:24 AM / in Supplements

Betaine (or TMG) Increases Muscle Strength and Power

Betaine supplementation (2.5 grams per day) for 7 days increased peak cycling power during repeated high-intensity intervals compared to a placebo (fake betaine) – according to a University of Connecticut, Storrs study. Betaine, also called trimethylglycine or TMG, is an amino acid compound found in wheat, spinach, shellfish and sugar beets. It is an important regulator of body water and […]

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Carbs Before a Workout!? 0
by / on March 14, 2013 at 7:04 AM / in Supplements

Carbs Before a Workout!?

Many of you no doubt eat a meal including a substantial amount of carbs before a workout. But some say carbs before a workout hinders fat loss.  Well, the question for those that say that would be, what are you trying to do, gain muscle or lost fat? What do you think Hidetada Yamaguchi, Team Gaspari IFBB Pro, (2013 IFBB […]

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Whey Protein Speeds Recovery From Eccentric Exercise 0
by / on February 9, 2013 at 12:53 AM / in Supplements

Whey Protein Speeds Recovery From Eccentric Exercise

Great news for those who take whey protein supplements for recovery. We often associate other ingredients like amino acids when it comes to recovery, but the following research finding shows whey protein alone contributes to muscle recovery. Eccentric exercise (lengthening contractions or negatives) is notorious for triggering muscle injury and delayed-onset muscle soreness. Typically, soreness persists or gets worse and […]

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D-Aspartic Acid (DAA) Increases Testosterone 0
by / on February 7, 2013 at 1:19 AM / in Supplements

D-Aspartic Acid (DAA) Increases Testosterone

D-aspartic acid (DAA), an amino acid, has been shown to increase testosterone and luteinizing hormone (LH, a testosterone-controlling hormone) in men and rats. A study from the University of Naples in Italy found that testosterone increased by about 40 percent in men given approximately 3 grams of D-aspartic acid (DAA) for 12 days, compared to a placebo (fake D-aspartic acid). […]

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Kre-Alkalyn Supplements 0
by / on February 5, 2013 at 10:42 PM / in Supplements

Kre-Alkalyn Supplements

What is Kre-Alkalyn? Kre-Alkalyn is a form of creatine designed to promote greater creatine retention and greatly reduce toxic conversion. Creatine monohydrate has been repeatedly shown to be a safe and effective form of creatine to use in dietary supplements. However, a number of new creatine formulations have been created to be more efficacious.  Kre-Alkayn® is a pH balanced form of […]

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What is Green Coffee? 0
by / on January 28, 2013 at 2:55 AM / in Fat Burner Reviews, Supplements

What is Green Coffee?

Aside from raspberry ketones, there’s a supplement that many people talk about relentlessly – Green Coffee. Let’s take a moment and delve into the Green Coffee from Kleissinger Labs. Green coffee beans are coffee beans that have not been roasted.   Each serving contains 200 mg of Svetol Green Coffee Bean Extract. The extract is made up of three compounds: […]

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PhD WIRED Review 0
by / on December 11, 2012 at 9:58 PM / in Pre workout Supplement Reviews, Supplements

PhD WIRED Review

This is a complete hands-on PhD WIRED review. Before I get to the ingredients I must say I like the minimalist package design and the clean look it has. PhD Nutrition is a British-based company and everyone in the UK seems to be buying and using the WIRED and many other high-quality supplements from them. It’s a bit more economical […]

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