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Reach Your Peak With BCAAs

Reach Your Peak With BCAAs
Pre-Workout BCAAs for Optimizing Fat Burning, Muscle Building, and Gym PerformanceBranched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) supplements are more popular (and essential) than ever, but their effects on your metabolism, fat burning, and muscle-building efforts are often misunderstood. In this article, I’m going to outline for you exactly what BCAAs are and how they can be used to maximize the results you are getting from your efforts in the weight room.What Are Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)?At i

Test Prep

Test Prep
Exploring Alternative TechnologiesOf Natural Testosterone SupportThe importance of testosterone in a strength training program cannot be emphasized enough.  All the way from gains in lean muscle mass to reductions in body fat to enhanced strength, testosterone plays an essential role in facilitating training adaptations for athletes. There are several ways to support testosterone levels through nutrition, sleep and certain principles of training, but what happens when these things aren&rsqu

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Testosterone Support

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Testosterone Support
Sports Nutrition Round Table: 
Supplement Experts Select the Unrivaled 
Leaders in Key Bodybuilding Categories

Part Four: Testosterone SupportAs we reach the fourth (and last) installment in our Expert Picks series, it’s time to salute the experts themselves, who worked long and hard evaluating the top contenders in the categories of greatest importance to bodybuilders, then ranking them in order of efficacy and value.  If you’d like to see the complete results of their

Don't Starve The Beast!

Don't Starve The Beast!
Key Supplemental StrategiesFor Maintaining Muscle GainsDuring Your Cutting PhaseAh, Memorial Day! The end of spring and the official kick-off of summer. For most people, it’s a time to take the cover off the backyard grill, pop open a beverage, and salute the troops who defend our freedoms. For workout warriors, however, Memorial Day has an added import. It’s also the day the shirt comes off.If you’ve been applying due diligence in your workout regimen (and eating to grow) sinc

Carb Up For Growth!

Carb Up For Growth!
Elevating Insulin Response toCreate the Perfect CellularEnvironment for Growth  When people think of anabolic hormones, most of the time their minds jump to the big dogs in the endocrinology world. Testosterone and growth hormone are often the hormones that get the most attention in the media. What most people don’t realize is that insulin is also classified as an anabolic hormone, as it promotes the uptake and building of larger molecules and tissues. People outside the bod

Supplement Picks Of The Experts: Fat-Loss Catalysts

Supplement Picks Of The Experts: Fat-Loss Catalysts

Sports Nutrition Round Table: 
Supplement Experts Select the Unrivaled 
Leaders in Key Bodybuilding Categories

Part Three: Fat-Loss Catalysts
Is there any supplement category more volatile and subject to change than the weight-loss category? The rate at which products (and manufacturers) come and go in this field seems to accelerate with each passing year.There’s a simple reason for that, of course. Most of these short-lived products simply don’t work. They contain outd

Supplements For Strength

Supplements For Strength
You Won’t Get BiggerIf You Don’t Get StrongerEvery bodybuilder has fond memories of the time when they first took up the sport. Or the time when they first got really serious about it.In the beginning, if you’re doing it right, every trip to the gym is the athletic equivalent of opening a Christmas present. Every workout brings new and compelling refinements to your physique. Your body, unaccustomed to the rigors and stresses of super-intense exercise, responds by going into hy

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Mass Builders

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Mass Builders
Sports Nutrition Round Table: 
 Supplement Experts Select the Unrivaled 
Leaders in Key Bodybuilding Categories

 Part Two: Mass Builders

 Those of you who have read Part One in this series know that we’ve brought together a panel of sports nutrition experts, each a well-credentialed and respected PhD in the field of sports supplement science, to participate in a round table discussion aimed at selecting the absolute BEST product available in four key supplement categories:

Jump Start Growth With The Power of Leucine

Jump Start Growth With The Power of Leucine
New Research Spotlights Leucine’sMany Ergogenic Benefits for BodybuildersEvery day, researchers are learning more about the unique capacity of leucine to function as a powerful catalyst for muscle support and growth, especially immediately post exercise. Its truly indispensable role in switching on anabolism makes it a supplemental must-have for bodybuilders looking to pack on lean mass. Let's take a closer look at the emergence of a super amino.Amino acids are the major constituents of pr

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Premium Proteins

Supplement Picks of the Experts: Premium Proteins
Sports Nutrition Round Table: Supplement Experts Select the Unrivaled Leaders in Key Bodybuilding Categories Part One: Premium Proteins When you go supplement shopping, do you find yourself asking, “What’s a fairly decent bodybuilding supplement that’s mostly interchangeable with other products of its kind?” No? You’re looking for a clearly superior product? Us, too!And yet, the vast majority of supplements within a particular category often contain the same i
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