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Special Teams Standout Tavares GoodenBrings a Unique Perspective to Super Sunday

Special Teams Standout Tavares GoodenBrings a Unique Perspective to Super Sunday
Ravens, 49ers, SuperBowl, Super Bowl, XLVII, Ray Rice, Joe FlaccoWhen pro football's championship game kicks off on Sunday night, one player on the field will have the unique experience of having played for both teams looking to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. Tavares Gooden was drafted out of the University of Miami in 2008 by Baltimore and eventually started at linebacker opposite the legendary Ray Lewis. Three years later, he was signed by San Francisco and has since established himself as one of the league's premier physical forces on special teams, leading a unit that wins the field-position battle week after week.

Tavares has played for both these proud franchises and has learned much from both head coaches, brothers John Harbaugh (Baltimore) and Jim Harbaugh (...

See What Sets Our Brand Apart

See What Sets Our Brand Apart
Over the past few decades, it would appear that the original pillars American business and manufacturing were built upon have been in sharp decline. Where many companies once valued quality and service above all else, they now focus first and foremost on profits and costs. By producing inferior products at much lower costs, these companies have created an environment in which it is difficult for others to market high-quality products at competitive prices.

Since being founded in 1996, ProSource has been in a unique position to buck this trend. Shortly before the advent of the Internet, ProSource began as one of the supplement industry's many mail-order catalog companies. It was in this early stage that we first set ourselves apart from the competition by making use of our unique Direct-to-Consumer business model. By offering our own ProSource brand supplements exclusively through our catalog, we were able to cut out the middle-men and formulate our products with the highe...

Founder and CEO Gerard Dente Keeps MHPA Few Steps Ahead of the Competition

Founder and CEO Gerard Dente Keeps MHPA Few Steps Ahead of the Competition
[Editor's Note: Welcome once again to our Industry Leaders Series, a recurring feature which will consist of conversations with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports supplement field. Our purpose is to provide our readers with unique insights into the most effective products and the philosophies behind their creation, as well as an overview of where the supplement science world stands today and where it's going to go in the near future. In this installment, we're talking to Gerard Dente, founder and CEO of MHP. A former bodybuilding champion, Gerard has lived the lifestyle for more than thirty years, and after retiring from competition in 1996, he founded Maximum Human Performance in 1997. His company swiftly established itself as one of the industry leaders in research, developm...

MusclePharm CEO and FounderBrad Pyatt is a Man With a Mission

MusclePharm CEO and FounderBrad Pyatt is a Man With a Mission
[Editor's Note: This week, we're kicking off a recurring feature called the Industry Leaders Series, which will consist of conversations with CEOs, founders, and senior executives from some of the most respected and innovative companies in the sports supplement field. Our purpose is to provide our readers with unique insights into the most effective products and the philosophies behind their creation, as well as an overview of where the supplement science world stands today and where it's going to be in the near future. Helping us get this series off to a rousing start is Brad Pyatt, former NFL standout and founder and CEO of MusclePharm, Inc.]

ProSource: Can you state the basic philosophy of MusclePharm and how...

Mark Wahlberg Talks About Pain & Gain andHis New Marked Nutrition Supplement Line

Mark Wahlberg Talks About Pain & Gain andHis New Marked Nutrition Supplement Line
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So you think you have what it takes to be a movie star? Do you take pride in a bodybuilding regimen that you believe is rugged beyond belief? Then a day in the life of Mark Wahlberg might prove to be an eye-opening experience for you.

Mark has always been famed for his rock-hard abs and muscular physiqu...

Ronnie Coleman'sSignature Line of SupplementsIs Featured First and Foremost Online at ProSource

Ronnie Coleman'sSignature Line of SupplementsIs Featured First and Foremost Online at ProSource
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Bodybuilders come and go, but no one will ever replace Big Ron. Next week, when the Masters Olympia begins in Miami (December 7th and 8th), you can be sure that Coleman's legion of fans will be out in force to see the legend as he takes the stage for a guest posing stint. A few years removed from the last of his record-setting eight consecutive Mr. Olympia titles, ...

A New Physique Gives the Big Defensive EndA Dominant Advantage

A New Physique Gives the Big Defensive EndA Dominant Advantage
With New York languishing at 3 wins and 5 losses midway through the 2012 NFL campaign, and a quarterback controversy swirling in the Meadowlands, fans are looking for positives in this rough season. One bright spot is defensive lineman Muhammad (Mo) Wilkerson, an aggressive, physical player who has elevated his game and is getting better week after week.

A 2011 first round draft pick who immediately seized the starting role in his rookie season, Mo was called upon to help make the defense stronger. Standing 6'4" and weighing in at 315 lbs., the Temple graduate was expected to dominate opponents' offensive lines with athleticism, speed and power right from the start. But Mo didn't live up to his own high expectations.

"I had a pretty good year," he says of his 49 tackle, 3 sack rookie performance, "but I knew I could play better. Stats aren't important to me, especially if we're not winning."

America's Supplement SuperStore isUp and Running at Peak Capacity

America's Supplement SuperStore isUp and Running at Peak Capacity
Here at ProSource, we live by the motto "Strength Through Adversity," and we've certainly had our share of adversity in recent days. SuperStorm Sandy roared in, making landfall right over our heads here at the Jersey Shore and leaving devastation in its wake. But we're happy to say that we've emerged unscathed, and the nation's largest all-in-one supplement headquarters, warehouse and distribution facility is operating at 100% efficiency to meet all your physique and performance needs.

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New Study: Can YouTube Help You IncreaseTestosterone And Your 1-Rep Max in 4 Minutes?

New Study: Can YouTube Help You IncreaseTestosterone And Your 1-Rep Max in 4 Minutes?
Monday morning motivation is all about getting your day started with a drive that pushes you not only through your day job, but also through the gym.  It goes without saying that Monday can often be the hardest day of the week to get motivated.  So what if you can improve your squat max and testosterone levels in just 4 minutes?  I think we would all say that's well worth four minutes of our time on what often seems to be an endless Monday.  

Psychology Matters


Psychologists have known for a long time that emotions can play a critical role on our outlook in life.  Most psychology research has focused on what motivates people in the workplace.  And let's be honest going to the gym, putting in the time, energy, and effort is similar to...

Learn the facts and get the most from every dollar you spend on protein

Learn the facts and get the most from every dollar you spend on protein
No nutrient has been utilized more for building lean muscle and transforming the physique than protein. In fact, it is the single most important nutritional component in the muscle-building equation. That is why it's vitally important for any bodybuilder or other athlete to know the facts regarding protein, and why certain types are better than others. That's also why the product development team at ProSource is providing this comprehensive overview of the latest scientific findings surrounding protein, important detailed information regarding different types of protein, how they are produced and which one is best suited for each objective. Several of the most relevant forms of protein will be defined and discussed relative to their respective advantages and disadvantages.

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