Supplements

Supplements

High-End Supplements

Getting Results: Basics Trump High-End Supplements

Athletes and bodybuilders who make good use of supplements make better progress than those who don’t. Whilst there may be some tree-hugging yoga-lovers that might be offended by this statement, it is something born out by all those who train seriously and trainers like myself who measure their clients’ results.[…]

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Tribulus, why do we bother?

Time and time again I see people recommending the use of Tribulus for boosting testosterone. Its a shame that people somehow still believe or want to believe this compound is worth spending any money on. Since this column is about the science, let’s see what’s out there. In a study[…]

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creatine

Creatine Before Or After a Workout?

There is some confusion regarding the optimal time to take creatine for maximum benefit. Creatine is a popular sports supplement which is used by many athletes and gym goers due to its ability to replenish energy during intense exercise. Creatine also has positive effects for bodybuilders, such as promoting protein[…]

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supplements for a weight training

Supplements For a Weight Training Beginner

New weight trainers will often over estimate the need for supplements within their training plan. It’s little wonder considering the effective advertising directly targeted at beginners when they buy their first fitness or bodybuilding magazine, browse web sites, or enter a gym. Companies are queuing up to market their products[…]

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creatine ethyl

Creatine Ethyl Ester

Creatine has long been one of the most popular sport supplements on the market. Creatine is naturally found in some foods, yet trainees will often supplement with the compound due to its positive effects as an energy replenisher, aiding performance. Creatine monohydrate is a common form of the supplement, a[…]

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pre-workout supplements

Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-workout supplements have become increasingly popular as trainees aim to train with more intensity and maximise their gains. There are a large number of pre-workout formulas available, many of which contain key ingredients which increase energy, enhance focus, and reduce fatigue. Whilst actual branded formulas come and go, a number[…]

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casein whey

Casein & Whey: a Comparison

Protein supplements, along with creatine are the most commonly used sports supplements for muscle building; the most commonly used sources of protein in these supplements are whey and casein. Most people may just see a ‘protein powder’ at their local store, or when shopping on the Internet and buy it[…]

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