The Beginner's Guide to Post-Workout Supplements
They say that building muscle is 40% exercise and 60% nutrition, in fact, some people say that it is 20% exercise and 80% nutrition, or 100% exercise and 100% nutrition. Basically, nobody has an idea, and the phrase is pretty meaningless anyway. What is true that if you are looking for optimal results, then you need to exercise hard and eat right...
Best Casein Protein Powders for 2017
Casein is slow-digesting which means that it may not be as effective as whey as a post-workout supplement (where you want your muscles supplied with protein as soon as possible). But being slow-digesting means that Casein is more effective as a pre-bed protein, and as a way to prevent hunger between meals. Some fitness experts even recommend casein as a pre-workout as it can be taken about an hour before a workout and still be effective. In this article, we are going to look at ten of the best casein protein powders that are currently on the market...
Does Creatine Timing Make a Difference?
Creatine is one of the most well-researched supplements out there, and also one of the most popular. It has hundreds of documented benefits for lifters, such as increased power, increased strength, and increased hypertrophy. There are many debates surrounding the best practices regarding creatine supplementation, such as how much to take daily? (around 5g for beginners but up to 10g for people with more muscle) and whether it is sensible to load it or just take a daily dose (either option gives the same result long term)....
Merica Labz Red White & Boom Pre Workout Review
Merica Labz is a spanking new supplement brand aiming at the designer pre workout space. With distinct branding based on the American flag colors and product names that are already getting some attention (is it Trump’s first attempt to make America Swole Again??). The first two products are a combo of a Stim & Non Stim Pre-Workout. In this review, we will take a deeper look into the stim loaded Red White & Boom pre workout and see if it is indeed Boom Worthy...
Cellucor Super HD Fire - Fat Burner Review
Coming on the hills of the popular (and expensive) Cellucor Super HD comes an innovative new product - the Super HD Fire. Cellucor is coming out with a really cool approach with a morning and afternoon weight loss formula, or as they call it - ‘Two Stage weight loss formulation’. As far as we know, this is the first ‘two step’ fat burner we have ever seen (with that said, you should expect the copycuts to be out with something similar very soon)....
Best 10 Nootropic Supplements of 2017
Nootropics, also known as smart drugs are an increasingly popular form of supplement that targets the mind rather than the body. They are known as cognitive enhancers, if you’ve ever seen the film “Limitless” then you have a rough idea of what they are designed to do. In this article we are going to take a look at ten of the best Nootropics out on the market today. We’ll assess their effectiveness, and whether they have the ingredients to match their proposed benefits...
best 10 non stimulant pre workouts
We all love caffeine, well most of us do anyway and it’s got to the point where almost every pre-workout supplement out there is made up of mostly caffeine in ever-increasing amounts. We’ve talked about a lot of these in our article on the top ten pre-workout supplements. But not everyone can consume caffeine, finding a pre-workout supplement that is stimulant free is the only option for them. Also, even you caffeine lovers should contemplate a stim-free pre-workout every once in a while. Whilst caffeine is amazing, you can fast build a tolerance meaning that all of the benefits that you enjoyed (increased power, increased energy, less fatigue, and lowered rate of perceived effort) can vanish...
Kodiak Attack Pre Workout Review
Animalistic Pre - Training Amplifier. Yeah, Animalistic… :)
ATTACK is the flagship product of KODIAK, a relatively new comer to the supplement scene. The New Jersey based company introduced ATTACK in late 2016. Before we go into the real important parts of this product, one thing we’ll tell you right upfront, this is the best tasting Pre Workout we have put our hands into in a long time. BUT, seriously, who cares? It’s great if it's there, but that’s not why you are buying a Pre Workout. So let's dive into the label and our experience in the gym with this full, hands on KODIAK ATTACK Pre Workout Review...
Best 10 Protein Bars for 2017
Protein bars are seen by some as a luxury, and by others as a necessity, they’re a great source of protein when you are on the go or when needing to satisfy that sweet tooth, making them perfect for people trying to build muscle or to protect muscle while in a calorie deficit. They can also be used as a high-protein replacement for unhealthy snacks that you would usually eat. There are many protein bars on the market, and even some regular chocolate bars have been given some added protein as long-established companies look to branch out into “healthy” foods. Obviously, there is a huge range in quality out there, and this article will attempt to showcase ten of the best protein bars on the market today...
best tasting protein powders for 2017
We have compiled a list of ten of the best-tasting protein powders out there, we’ve also ensured that each and every one comes from a reputable company that makes high-quality protein powders. One thing that should be made clear before we start, just like music and comedy, taste is subjective. While some people may love the taste of blue cheese, others will hate it with a passion. You can't please everyone all of the time, and this review is based on our own personal tastes. Where possible we have tried to find flavors that the majority of reviewers also enjoy, ensuring that we’re in-line with the mainstream when it comes to top flavor choices...