Supplements

Supplements

alternating supplements

Alternating Supplements For Effectiveness

Our bodies aren’t machines – they are adaptable organisms that can change very quickly to adapt to the stimulus around us. When we lift heavy weights, our muscles grow to accommodate the heavier workload. Unless that workload keeps increasing, we stop growing. This is why so many bodybuilding training manuals[…]

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Pre-workout Supplement

Pre-workout Supplement Popularity

The big craze in the supplement industry in recent years has been the popularity of pre-workout supplements. Ever since the release of No-Xplode, one of the most popular pre-workout supplements, it seems each supplement manufacturer has created their own form of a pump-delivering, energy intensifying, focus enhancing pre-workout supplement. BSN’s[…]

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supplements for runners

Supplements For Runners

Diet and training are obviously vitally important for runners who wish to improve their fitness and performance, but those who want to optimise their efforts may wish to look at specific supplements for runners once these fundamentals are in place. Middle and long distance running requires endurance from the cardiovascular[…]

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Weight Gainer Supplements

Weight Gainer Supplements

So called “hard gainers”; those trainees who struggle to gain body weight no matter how much food they shovel down their necks, often look for a weight gainer supplement to consume to increase the number of calories digested to induce weight gain. As with any supplement, a weight gainer should[…]

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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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