ProSource's Top Ways To Stay Dedicated and Fit Through the New Year's
It's that time of year again. You're busy, you're stressed, it's freezing outside...Yes, the Holidays are here! For most of us this means there are gifts to buy, parties to attend, family gatherings to go to, and loads ...
Marine Corps Sergeant David Douglas
Takes Aim at the Power Lifting Elite
You'd never know it today, but the man they call
The Beast was once turned away by his high school football team because he was too small to play any position on the field. He can laugh about ...
"The Best of the Best."
These are the words baseball
insiders use to describe the competition at the
Arizona Fall League. An
elite baseball league that plays its season each October in the desert
sun of Phoenix, the Fall League invites only prime, just-on-the-cusp
prospects to play. Its alumni bears ...
Cincinnati's Pitching Phenom Mike Leake Makes
the Jump from College Ball to the Big Leagues
After Cincinnati picked PAC-10 Pitcher of The Year
Mike Leake with their first pick in last year's major league baseball draft, the organization fully expected a bright big league future out of the young right ...
LOAD UP, LEAN DOWN
Why heavy lifting is best when it comes to getting sickly shredded
There are certain gym mantras that have managed to withstand the test of time such as
"No pain, no gain" and
"You have to squat big to get big." You'll get no argument here. ...
It all starts with a dream. For
Monty Mabry, it started with the superheroes in the comic books of his youth, continued on to winning the NPC Mr. Virginia Overall Championship in 2003, and on to the present day, where he is more determined than ever to win his IFBB ...
If you're serious about getting big and lean, it's time you knew about a new
protein powder called
Vectron. This powerful
protein supplement is scientifically engineered to help men lose fat and muscle up.
Losing body fat can be a very tricky endeavor. To achieve real fat loss, you need ...
Postpone Fatigue and Enhance
Performance with Beta Alanine
Beta-alanine has quickly become a favorite performance supplement based on the simple fact that it works. This nonessential amino acid has proven itself time and again in studies for enhancing performance in trained athletes and regular joes alike.
The bulk of the ...
Breakthrough New Pump Catalyst Radically
Outperforms Standard Arginine-Based Agents
Has any area of bodybuilding science advanced and evolved as rapidly as the pre-workout category? Ten years ago, pre-workout supplementation meant slugging down a bottle of sugary Gatorade. Five years ago, the first arginine-based NO potentiators arrived to great fanfare. ...
Elevate your bodybuilding ambitions and get ready for one of the most anticipated protein powder product releases in history. NytroWhey Ultra Elite is coming exclusively to ProSource.net!
Aminoacidemia. Now there's a word you don't hear every day. But before you dismiss it as some sort of random scientific jargon (or ...
Vectron: The first and only protein source clinically proven
to target fat loss and preserve lean muscle mass
It's bodybuilding's ultimate paradox, the contradiction at the very
foundation of every bodybuilder's efforts to attain perfection. You
muscle mass without adding some fat. And you can't
lose fat without ...
Bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts and other athletes primarily concentrate their efforts on maintaining a lean muscular physique. However, in order for muscles to contract and grow, they must operate in conjunction with the body's joints, like the knee or elbow joints, or even the spine, which represents a type of joint. ...
Whether it's the robust quality of a German beer or the dependability of a Swiss timepiece, finding the best sometimes requires a global perspective; and the same applies to supplements. Unquestionably, effective nutritional supplements need a high level of purity and potency, which requires an exhaustive worldwide search if you ...
Support your bodybuilding
regimen and rebalance your diet with a more precise intake of carbohydrates and protein.
When it comes to extreme muscle mass gain, some of the best advice I ever got probably came from my mom. "Everything in its proper place and time," she used to say. In ...
Tommy Hanson Looks To Continue His Torrid Pace in 2010
With the start of the baseball season just days away, Atlanta Braves pitcher
Tommy Hanson is preparing for just his second season â€” first full â€” in the big leagues. A year ago at this time, the young phenom was ...
Ultra-Hydrolyzed Proteins Emerge as
the Key to Extreme Muscle Growth
When it comes to protein supplementation, the Golden Rule hasn't changed: Quality still beats quantity. However, in light of recent scientific investigation, it has become apparent that the Golden Rule should be amended as follows: "Quality still rules, but timing ...
It was a warm evening in Phoenix last August, and the Arizona Diamondbacks were getting ready for a three-game home stand against the New York Mets. As both teams loosened up before the game, Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman
Mark Reynolds stepped into the batting cage to take his hacks at ...
Paramedics and other emergency personnel will attest to the fact that, in emergency scenarios, the sooner immediate care can be provided, the greater the chance a victim will survive. Similar statements can be made regarding the timing of nutrients after an intense exercise bout. In this respect, evidence continues to ...
An Exclusive Interview with Professional Ironman Triathlete and World Renowned Fitness and Nutrition Expert Brendan Brazier
[Editor's Note: Though the great majority of bodybuilders could not imagine undertaking a rigorous workout regimen without the fuel provided by plenty of chicken breasts, egg whites, beef, and animal-protein-based supplements, there is a ...
Top Figure Competitor Brings Her "Best Body" to the Stage with the Help of Supreme Protein.
Back when she was solely a fitness instructor,
Ana de Castro used to hear it all the time. "Oh it looks so easy for you!" people would say. This statement, usually from a new ...
This week, former Home Run king Mark McGwire finally came clean on his steroid use. But in this day and age of advanced legal supplementation, is "cheating" even necessary?
On January 11, 2010, 12 years after the then-magical, now asterisked baseball season in which he did battle with Sammy ...
Supreme Protein's MLB
Superstars of Tomorrow
The Arizona Fall League is an elite baseball league held annually each MLB offseason in the Phoenix, Arizona area. Top minor league players from each franchise are sent to this desert classic each year to showcase their skills for scouts, general managers, and farm ...
Ask any iron hurler in the gym which protein source he grows best on and the answer will be practically universal:
"I eat chicken because it's lean, but I get biggest and strongest eating red meat." Back in the '70s, when Arnold and Franco were kings - and folks like Purdue ...
From ancient herbs and extracts to synthetic tablets and drink mixes, there have always been a host of products that promise to wipe out fatigue and deliver a prolonged period of peak abundant energy. Some of these products have been straight forward like caffeine, but others are derived from ancient ...
Young hurler Peter Ruiz brings a solid work ethic, a wicked curve and Supreme Protein to the mound in his quest to step up to the Boston Red Sox big-league roster.
These aren't your father's (or grandfather's, or great-grandfather's)
Boston Red Sox. After 86 years of humbling futility, the Sox ...
"Hey, what are you running in here? A pharmacy?"
Back in my undergraduate college days, this was a not uncommon jest aimed at me by friends, upon entering my room to find multiple containers of powders and pills that were all supposed to synergistically work in magical fashion to transform ...
Fat-Oxidizing Agent L-Carnitine Linked to Enhanced Recovery and Growth
In the supplement industry, new products usually appear months or even years after scientific breakthroughs, as manufacturers scurry to keep up with current science (or merely issue "copycat" formulations approximating new technologies already brought to market by the ...
Quality is a trait that cannot always be immediately observed. For instance, a glass of crystal-clear water at a restaurant that looks pure can have a number of impurities that may compromise your health if taken over an extended period of time. The same applies to
creatine. Any "
You notice it everywhere
Mark Reynolds plays these days. As
soon as he steps into the on-deck circle, a sense of anticipation begins to
build. The aimless chatter in the stands subsides and fans en route to the
concessions swiftly return to their seats. Everyone, it seems, knows about the ...
Results of short-term acute studies have indicated that timing of protein supplementation has an important effect on the
Studies generally show that a fast digesting protein like whey is important to consume before and after training.
However slower digesting protein supplements like casein have not been studied as ...
Wouldn't it be great if you could just cut your calories and this alone would help you lose fat, keep your muscle and get the tight stomach or glutes you hope for...? That's right, you starve yourself, the fat melts away and in record time the six-pack abs, ripped arms ...
A potent compound found in red wine, Resveratrol may offer some serious anti-aging benefits
Throughout the history of mankind, people have been searching for ways to slow and or even reverse the effects of the aging process. From the anti-aging secrets of the ancient Egyptians, to the legendary search for ...
In case you haven't already heard, there's a potent South American super fruit that's taken the U.S. marketplace by storm and this little berry may offer some huge benefits. Grown in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, "
Acai is loaded with health-promoting compounds that have appeal to just about everyone. ...
The constant evolution of Prosource products:
Ultra PS Gold
Whenever a new or an improved product is introduced in the sports supplement market it is subject to intense and detailed scrutiny. Let†™s face it, in this weakened economy with all the hype and inferior-grade supplements rushing into production for ...
Recent studies link this versatile herb to a surprising number of health benefits
Dedicated athletes and bodybuilders are very familiar with
joint discomfort, delayed onset
muscle soreness, and injury due to training. These aches and pains are an unavoidable part of the bodybuilding lifestyle and can make life miserable for ...
BetaStax Revolutionizes the Thermogenic Category with its Extreme Fat-Burning/Energy-Boosting Multi-Pathway Matrix
Lee Claypoole Shares the Secrets that Helped Him Shed 100 lbs--And Keep It Off for 3 Years and Counting!
With the hustle and bustle of daily life, many Americans have fallen
victim to poor eating habits and overall unhealthy living. In fact,
adult obesity rates have doubled since 1980, from ...
Unleash the Extreme Fat-Loss Power of New BetaStax and Make Your
2009 New Year's Resolution a Reality!
A new year. A new resolution. A new and improved you.
If only it were that easy.
The truth, however, is that research indicates the long-term success
rates of New Year's Resolutions are ...
Weight loss is often rapid during the early periods of dieting, but tends to slow down and eventually cease after several months for most people. One of the reasons for the reduced rate of weight loss is a sluggish metabolism. When dietary calories are reduced, the number of calories your ...
2009 Best in Class Awards
Diet & Energy
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Recently, weight-loss technologies have gone from the one-dimensional stimulant-based fat incinerators (which unfortunately have a propensity to burn muscle as well) to the inclusion of multi-pathway technologies. A few weight loss products now forgo the stimulants altogether, while others offer ...
Like many fitness-conscious people, Jeff Quinn was a big fan
of the 'fat-burning legends of yesterday'-based thermogenics that were helping athletes achieve
peak performance and conditioning several years ago. So when he began
to see reviews of
on bodybuilder message boards that favorably compared new BetaStax to
those 'fat-burning ...
Lynda Valeri's biography is a unique 21st century take on the modern American success story. Lynda (or
, as her many devoted fans know her) has built a tremendous following on the popular social networking site
MySpace.com, and parlayed that hard work into a thriving second career as a ...
Michelle Runyon was always working on maintaining a healthy
weight, but she simply wasn't getting the results she wanted. "I was
always dieting and exercising," she says. "But I took in too many
carbs, limited protein, and the wrong kinds of fat. I obsessed about
the next fad diet and ...
Twenty-nine years old is a pivotal age in anyone's life. How
we look and feel at 29 is a pretty good indicator of how we'll look and
feel in our 30s and 40s. And Greg DeNardo wasn't happy with his
physique. Not by a long shot. The day-to-day grind of ...
John Deroba is an Electronic Sales Engineer these days. But in
his former career as a personal trainer, he was always being sought out
by people who were out of shape and wanted to make a change in their
lives. John would help them set goals, give them the eating ...
Pat Papero has played sports his whole life and has always
been diligent about working out. It never even occurred to him that he
might be too bulked up until he noticed that playing simple
recreational sports was leaving him winded and sore. When he finally
put his feet on ...
A New Bio-Active Fat-Burning Protein
Here we go again. Another year to dream big about your ideal physique.
The question is, are you just going to dream again, only to endure
disappointment as January turns into June and nothing much has changed?
Or is 2009 going to be the year ...
Phenoms Brett Wallace, Matt Wieters, and Tommy Hanson
polish their skills as they prepare for the spotlightFor the last 16 years, baseball fans have flocked to Arizona in October and November to experience the showcase of the world's premier fall baseball league.
Just as the desert begins to cool down, ...
Glutamine has been touted as an indispensible exercise
recovery agent and
immune support supplement
since the early 90's and medical journals were raving about it years
before that. Now days, just about every bodybuilder on the planet
knows, uses and has seen the amazing results this amino acid champion
Brian Westbrook is destroying opposing
defenses once more and all is well in the City of Brotherly Love. It
didn't take Westbrook long to put the rest of the NFL on notice that
he's back and ready to wreak havoc as his Philadelphia Eagles begin
their second-half push ...
supplementation needs are rather straightforward;
to improve the quality of our lives by shoring-up weaknesses from diet
and furthermore augmenting strategically important nutrients that might
otherwise be difficult to obtain through normal diet. That, of course,
is quite the "shopping list" of needs, yet I think it helps in ...
One of the benefits of being a respected expert in the medical research
field is that you sometimes have access to advance samples of highly
promising supplement technologies before they are made available to the
Dr. Dwayne Jackson,
an assistant professor at one of Canada's top medical schools, ...
Clinical Study Documents Significant Results in Just Two Weeks!
Here's some good news for those of you who are tired of reading about "the best
thermogenic to come along since the days of 'fat-burning legends of yesterday'."
Yes, that's right. We can all stop talking about how great things were ...
Innovative New Fat-Burning Agent Promotes Significant Weight-Loss WITHOUT STIMULANTS
Virtually every effective fat-burner tested to date has had one thing in common--STIMULANTS, and usually lots of them. Recently however, a new discovery has yielded a
stimulant-free fat-burning compound that may in fact exceed the power of even some of the ...
Clinical Tests Demonstrate Dramatic Fat-Loss and Muscle Preservation
Everyone knows that whey protein is essential for the support of
muscle growth. But now comes word on the research front that there's a cutting-edge new bioactive protein that appears to take this efficacy much further.
In a brand new 12 week ...
The biological keys to exercise performance and muscle synthesis
"I'm taking in enough whey protein that has the amino acids in it, and I'm eating right and taking a vitamin/mineral supplement, how important can it be to take in extra aminos?
If you've avoided
amino acid supplementation for the reason ...
It's no secret that
protein is the single most important macronutrient in the muscle-building equation. Therefore, the first and foremost product on any
bodybuilders supplement list should be an ultra
high quality protein formulation.
Even better, is a precise regimen of specialized proteins to address
the specific and varying biological ...
Pack on Pounds of Solid Muscle with These 6 Quick Mass Gain Tips You Can Use Today
Have you been trying to add
serious mass to your frame ... and failing miserably? You're not alone.
Gaining size has been a common problem for guys since the days Charles Atlas promised ...
If you're currently taking, or plan to take,
prohormones then I have some important news for you. If I told you that you may be able to get more quality lasting gains than you ever thought possible by incorporating an amazing new product into your cycle, would you ...
This is likely a story that you might be reluctant to read. However the
bedside delivery must be straight to the point, factual and without
Our notions of "
tend to be peculiar. We can sit and answer questions honestly and yet
we look into the market place ...
In an ever-expanding sea of choices, what are the best products out there?
Thumbing through ads in bodybuilding magazines, it's hard not to notice that so many products have one thing in common - they're all
"The Best" - which makes it virtually impossible to choose. The ads have certainly ...
When most of us reach for a performance bar, we're hoping it will help us get through the next part of the day or workout session. But if you're currently leading the major leagues in home runs, like premier second baseman
Dan Uggla, you need the best nutrients possible to ...
Nutrient partitioning is the term used to describe how macronutrients are shuttled to the cells; your body will either send the nutrients to muscle cells or to fat cells. Certain drugs and supplements have favourable nutrient partitioning effects, ie., they promote
fat loss while maintaining
lean body mass. Among these ...
Can't find any spare moments to train? Here's how to pack a
week's worth of workouts into Saturday and Sunday, while still having
time for rest and relaxation.
You've seen them before, the
articles touting workouts that get you out of the gym in 45 minutes,
sometimes even 30 minutes, ...
Whey contains a unique collection of bioactive components ideal for elite and recreational athletes. Literally hundreds of scientific studies have been conducted on this perfect protein for active people. One of the positive outcomes of ingesting whey protein is improved body composition. Training-induced improvements in body composition are coordinated by ...
Carving out a lean, hard body, with washboard abs is the ultimate goal for bodybuilders. It's what we all should strive for. In the last few years, however, it has been more and more difficult to find truly effective
thermogenic supplements to help us get there. Fortunately, there are new ...
bodybuilder or strength athlete today puts you at an extreme advantage over those who were on an equal quest for size in days gone by. Instead of relying on crude protein concoctions and severe overeating to gain mass, like they did in the old days, we now have ...
It is common knowledge to the vast majority that the time we leave our
home dictates the time we arrive at work, and the time we start heating
food dictates the time it will be cooked. However, it is not common
knowledge that the timing of nutrients entering the blood ...
Because you've picked up this year's Buyer's Guide, I already know two things about you. First, you're not some pencil-neck who goes to the gym decked out in spandex, wearing a watch that takes your heart rate as you "glisten" with moisture on a hamster wheel, all the while pretending ...
Eat these foods and supplements to your diet to keep your "twigs and berries" working properly.
There's only one time when shrinkage down there is a good thing, and
that's when your prostate is enlarged. As men age, their prostate (the
gland that produces the fluid the carries the sperm) ...
For years, researchers and bodybuilders alike have argued the relative merits of
different kinds of protein. But now, for the first time, there's mounting scientific evidence that favors one type of protein over others. This distinction is of vital importance for athletes, because when it comes to resistance exercise (such ...
Late this past summer, you may have noticed the price of your favorite
protein products increased - in some cases significantly.
Unfortunately, manufacturers and retailers of
are caught up in a worst-case scenario in which greatly elevated
production costs and decreased profit margins are wreaking havoc on the ...
Being a writer/photographer for several publications and websites, I
find myself checking into so many hotels that I mix up my room numbers
from one place to the next. As a competitive bodybuilder this not only
puts stress onto the training regime but also onto the dietary needs of
Five bodybuilding supplements that ben
efit more than your gym efforts
You've been taking supplements such as
for years. They've helped you get into fighting shape'"a lean physique
with powerful muscle and athletic prowess. But did you know that some
of your favorite nutrition ...
Summer is over and many of you may be feeling the effects of too
many hot dogs and cold barley-based beverages. If you are part of the
aesthetically conscious cohort, then you most likely came into the
summer in phenomenal shape, and you may or may not have maintained this ...
Forget the concrete slippers, here's seven reasons why you should take fish oil before you go to bed.
To build muscle, you need a little bit of inflammation in the body. A hard workout can do that for you. However, diet can cause inflammation tooâ€”just not in a good way. ...
Never miss a workout by incorporating these ten antioxidants into your nutrition regimen
You're fit, but are you healthy? Most likely, you're not as healthy as you could be. That's because when you work out, you produce free radicals -- highly reactive molecules that are missing an electron that allows ...
Carlon Colker, MD, FACN, and a former champion bodybuilder, now co-stars in the new ABC-TV reality series, "
Shaq's Big Challenge." He is also
Shaquille O'Neal's personal physician and trainer, and has worked with
and many other world-class athletes as well professional and amateur
bodybuilders from around the ...
Creatine ethyl esters (CEE) are a popular form of creatine marketed to have several advantages over creatine monohydrate and other forms of creatine. Esters are compounds made from the combination of an alcohol and a carboxylic acid. The idea behind "esterifying" creatine is that it will change the physical properties ...
Joe Petreycik turns a soft and shapeless "power lifter"
body into a rock-hard, competition-ready bodybuilder's physique in 10
weeksâ€”with some timely help from Tetrazene ES-50
Joe Petreycik had always taken great pride in his weight-lifting
ability. He'd been seriously lifting since he was 16. He was a strong
guy, a ...
With all the
new supplements hitting the market on a near-daily basis, there are undoubtedly some hidden gems that get ignored. Not the new, fancy ones, mind you, but the timeless mainstays of bodybuilding's past, the supplements forever known for packing an extra inch of muscle on your arms, yet ...
amino acid is classified as 'non-essential,' but
once you are aware of the science, you'll realize that it is pretty
important if your goal is to improve performance. So how does
work? By buffering the build-up of what us science types call 'hydrogen
ions' or H+. For instance, ...
Research on caffeine shows effective doses in the range of 1.8mg to 4mg per pound of bodyweight, taken about 30 minutes prior to exercise.
Is it possible to develop the perfect workout and bottle it? Could you gather up all the intensity, the unexpected strength, the supercharged endurance, the freaky ...
Free radicals everywhere. But what are they? What do they actually do to our bodies? How do we defend ourselves from them?
Antioxidants are natural compounds such as
minerals, herbs, spices, and proteins that help protect the body
against cellular damage. This damage occurs as a result of ...
Major Key to Lowering Body Fat
In the ongoing search for answers to the mass-building/fat loss challenges, we've heard quite a bit of press lately regarding cortisol's role in this equation. As we continue to investigate and understand this debilitating hormone, here is what we do know: high cortisol levels ...
The human body needs fatty acids and it can make all but two of them: linoleic acid (
omega-6 fatty acid) and linolenic acid (
omega-3 fatty acid). Given linolenic acid, the body can make the 20- and 22-carbon members of the omega-3 series, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid ...
The Underappreciated Role of Proteins in Human Health
Did you know that:
The anabolic effects of resistance exercise are amplified by amino acids or protein.
Higher protein/lower carbohydrate diet favorably affects body mass and composition independent of energy intake ("metabolic advantage").
High protein intake plays a key role in weight ...
The understanding of the mind-body relationship has come a long way since the beginning of Cartesian dualism. In fact, we can all pretty much agree that, in order for optimal performance to occur, we must have both the mind and body ticking like a fine Swiss timepiece. Since you are ...
Reproduced, with permission, from Muscular Development
"Performance enhancement is not against the
spirit of sport; it is the spirit of sport. To choose to be better is
to be human. Athletes should be given this choice."
--J Savulescu et al. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2004;38:666-670.
Bodybuilding Supplements, Insulin, Amino ...
Flexibility. It's the one aspect of the highly popular Weight Watchers
diet that many people like most. People can eat what they like, as long
as it fits within their daily "Winning Points" total. Even better, some
incredibly delicious snacks fit perfectly within the Weight Watchers
program, including the luscious ...
PEA is an ingredient that is popping up in some purported "weight-loss" formulas, but does it stack up?
A critical analysis says not by a long shot.
PEA is a stimulant like substance naturally produced in the body. It is also found in small amounts in chocolate and other foods ...
It's the most prominent "open secret" in professional sports. Anyone
who watches pro sports or participates in sports at the college or
advanced prep-school level can see the signs everywhere. Certainly,
it's no secret among the pro athletes themselves.
Most athletes realize the benefits of a
high-quality L-arginine or
arginine AKG supplement. Indeed it can claim relatively long-term success when taken on its own or in anabolic formulations. Being a conditionally essential amino acid L-arginine serves many important functions throughout the body and new research has found a multitude ...
This is the third and final article in our
New Year's Resolution Series. Assuming that you have taken the advice from the previous two articles (
#1. Take Control, #2. Maximize Anabolism), have been training hard and eating sensibly, then you should be seeing some pretty dramatic improvements in your ...
If you are reading this article, then it is safe to assume that you have read
part one of this series. We are also going to assume that you followed the recommendations for supplementation, have regained momentum in your workouts, and now have your diet back under control. If this ...
Ok, so you didn't follow our article explaining how to stay fit over the holidays; as such, you have eaten one too many fruit cakes, drank way too much eggnog (with rum), and skipped the gym for a month. Amidst all of the festivities, overindulgences, and lack of training you ...
If I had to choose one supplement to have in my "bodybuilding toolbox" and nothing else, it would definitely be
protein. Let's face it, it is relatively affordable, it promotes anabolism, promotes fat-loss, it abolishes catabolism, and scientific research is finding more and more reasons to make it ...
The perennial problem for bodybuilders and other athletes is how to
gain impressive lean mass, while holding the line on body-fat. For most of us, "weight gain" is a fairly simple matter of increasing calories. But what good does that do if you wind up looking big and fat? The ...
Compared to the normal individual, athletes and weight-lifters (of all levels) have an increased need for protein. Unlike the average joe who spends gym-time looking at (or trying to find) his abs in the mirror, you are determined to
add lean tissue, get stronger and build bigger muscles. However, without ...
Dietary protein is the most important macronutrient in our diets, period.
That has been well established by scientific research. Dietary protein is essential for a wide variety of metabolic functions in our bodies, one of them being the repair and maintenance of muscle tissue. Every time we exercise, namely ...
Tribulus terrestris has long been celebrated for its unique ability to assist in ramping up levels of luteinizing hormone (LH), which in turn spurs significant (and natural) increases in the production of testosterone. This physiological activity is of primary importance to athletes because higher "T" levels correlate directly to increased ...
Tyramine is one of the so-called trace amines, naturally found in food and the human body. This group includes phenylethylamine (found in chocolate), octopamine, and synephrine, in addition to tyramine.
The amino acid
L-tyrosine is the precursor of most of the trace amines, including tyramine. Some of the benefits of ...
If you've ever played team sports on the high school or college level, you know that the perfect remedy for the onset of fatigue is a quick visit to the trainer's room for a B12 injection. Indeed, players on the pro level have been beating the 4th-quarter/extra innings blues with ...
Never before has a protein powder been such a hot topic in and around the gyms. Almost overnight,
NytroWhey Extreme has created such a stir, that many top ranked IFBB bodybuilders are already using it to refine their physiques. (Several of them have to keep that secret to themselves so ...
Mixed martial artist Todd Going reveals his training and dietary battle plan as he prepares for his first light-heavyweight title fight.
It's brutal, a vicious test of mettle, toughness and skill. By stepping into the ring, you're entering a world where only your instinct and power matter. And facing you ...
The Source of WPI's Ultra-Anabolic Power
Pure whey protein isolate contains the highest amounts of all the valuable micro-fractions in whey that grow more lean muscle mass faster than any other protein source. It has a higher concentration of beta-lacto-globulin, a rich source of
branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), l-isoleucine, l-leucine, ...
In bodybuilding circles (or physical fitness circles, depending on your
goals) everybody wants to talk about the hottest, newest classes of
supplementation. Everybody's trying the new NO vasodilators, the
breakthrough T-booster, the new creatine/amino matrix. And there's good
reason for that. Many of these exciting new technologies are
dramatically effective. ...
Among the inorganic elements, phosphorous is second only to calcium in abundance in the human body. Phosphorous is of vital importance in metabolism of the energy nutrients, contributing to the metabolic potential in the form of high-energy phosphate bonds, such as ATP and creatine phosphate, and through phosphorylation ...
Mucuna Pruriens, aka velvet bean, is a traditional Indian herb with dynamic actions only recently appreciated. As an ancient Ayurvedic remedy, Mucuna was used in nervous and sexual diseases. But the key modern fact about Macuna is that it is an excellent -- truly outstanding -- source of
L-DOPA (dihydroxy-phenylalanine, ...
For many people, reducing caloric intake is a critical factor in their regimen. For most bodybuilders, however, consuming large quantities of calories on a daily basis is a key component to
significant growth. But it is essential to know the good calories from the bad, especially when your intake is ...
From soccer player to competitive natural bodybuilder, Jude Achu muscled up with the help of AndroTest.
In Jude Achu's home country of Nigeria, there's one athletic activity that rises above all others. And although he had a big, bodybuilderesque frame even as a youngster, Achu heeded the call of the ...
Your strongest muscle is, and has always been, between your ears.
Eons ago, pre-humans evolved big brains, which allowed us to avoid or beat-out predators, maximize our reproductive potential, and populate the whole planet at the expense of other species. And we've obviously done a great job at that!
THE THERMOGENIC POWERS OF GREEN TEA
For many individuals who prefer not to take ephedrine products whether by choice or by necessity, there is a wonderful alternative for those who are still seeking the thermogenic effect.
ProSource has formulated a supplement consisting of the active thermogenic element derived from green ...
"Thwap", yup that is how this all started. You see, one day I was invited to go to a
mixed martial arts studio to watch a friend train and lo and behold, since I was a collegiate wrestler I jumped into the fray and mixed it up with a few ...
Whether in a cup or capsule, few herbs rank higher in beneficial properties than
green tea. In fact, Camellia sinensis, more commonly known as tea, ranks behind only water as the most popular beverage worldwide. Over three-fourths of tea produced is black, and the rest is green and oolong. Although ...
With new and exciting supplement breakthroughs making their debut all the time, it's sometimes easy to forget the less glamorous nutritional stand-bys of muscle growth. Yes, the new norepinephrine-stimulating super-thermogenics and the muscle-gorging hemodilators (to pick two examples), show terrific anabolic potential. But real lean mass gains start with the ...
Growing muscle begins by hitting it hard in the gym, while following a well-defined protocol of which muscle groups to work, and when. And that's just the beginning. How you work out plays a major role, along with proper
supplementation. Think about it, muscle grows as a response to the ...
Reality television's fittest star reveals her secrets
A huge fan favorite on
Survivor, Stephenie LaGrossa is now focused on turning her passion for fitness and ebullient personality into a career in entertainment. How does she keep fit in her busy life? Dedication to training, and a healthy diet augmented by ...
Interview with Frank Jaksch, President, CEO & cofounder of ChromaDex Research has always been the backbone of our philosophy. We're dedicated to developing the most effective supplements in the world. That's why we have always had a progressive product research and development philosophy. We stand behind our commitment to science. ...
Creatine is a nitrogenous amine. Normal daily dietary intake of
creatine from an omnivorous diet is about 1 gram. Dietary sources of creatine include meat, fish, and other animal products, but it may also be formed endogenously in the liver, kidney, and pancreas from the amino acids glycine, arginine, and ...
If you have a hard time packing on muscle and consider yourself a member of the "Hardgainers Club," your favorite time of the year is among us...The Holidays! But if it is more difficult for you
keep fat off and
stay lean than it is to
gain muscle, this is ...
health of the prostate gland is a concern for every man over the age of 50. With passing years the prostate tends to become enlarged (Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy, or BPH), leading to serious discomfort and inconvenience. About 75% of men over the age of 60 experience distressing ...
Testosterone is the primary anabolic hormone in men that plays an essential role in controlling muscle growth. In addition, increased
testosterone enhances sexual interest, erectile function, mood, and bone density. No wonder so many products are marketed to naturally enhance testosterone. Many companies claim to have the latest,
greatest testosterone ...
Highly versatile super-nutrient helps create a perfect bodily environment for muscle gain and peak performance
There is also significant evidence that
omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil and flaxseed can slow auto-immune damage due to their anti-inflammatory properties. Following an intense training session, the muscles require the formation of eicosanoids ...
Heavyweight bodybuilding contender Evan Centopani has seen his muscle mass skyrocket, thanks to a solid training program and ProSource's AndroTest.
Coming off the victory in the NPC Bev Francis Atlantic States Bodybuilding Championships this past June, Evan was all about "coasting" through the summer, taking it easy until he really ...
Eurycoma longifolia is a Malaysian shrub, used in traditional medicine for male sexual enhancement and as a general tonic. It is reputed to be a great aid to male sexual stamina. It is referred to as
Tongkat Ali or
Longjack in Malaysia and elsewhere.
Traditionally, the "Longjack" roots were brewed ...
Hardly a day goes by without another article appearing in a prestigious medical journal highlighting the physiological benefits of
Omega-3 fatty acids. These key
"essential fatty acids" have been linked to reduction of the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis, and other disorders.
In fact, so much good ...
In the first two parts of my
"Simplicity" article series, I put forth what I believe is basic framework for a powerful diet and supplementation regime. Ultimately my goal, as with my training ideas, is to "add value to life". In this installment I wanted to address the role and ...
Junior USA light-heavyweight champ Jason Wojciechowski has seen amazing results in the gym with AndroTest.For Jason Wojciechowski, 2005 has been a breakthrough year. In April, he won the overall title in the North Carolina State Bodybuilding Championships, and followed that a week later by taking the light-heavyweight class of the ...
If you think osteoarthritis is something that afflicts only ripening baby boomers and nursing-home residents, sit down and talk with former world-class gymnast Bart Conner someday, if the opportunity ever presents itself. Conner, who more than 20 years ago took home two Olympic gold medals and was considered one of ...
The WWE's Shawn Michaels revamped his lifestyle and made an improbable and incredible return to the ring after a devastating back injury. Now, at 41, the native Texan is stronger than ever with a solid training program, a no-frills diet and
ProSource's potent testosterone-booster,
AndroTest. "As I look back on ...
If you're seeking
weight loss and improved health, it's easy to look at fats as the root cause of that extra weight gain or the latest uptick in your blood pressure. But that doesn't make all fats bad, and it certainly doesn't make fats something to avoid. In fact, the ...
The Latest Technologies for Boosting Your Testosterone Production
Test and LH Basics
Testosterone is the principal steroid hormone secreted from specialized cells in the testes (called Leydig cells) in men. Chemically,
testosterone is made from cholesterol like all the other
steroid hormones. Several hormones stimulate the body's own production of ...
Flaxseed oil is a vegetable oil uniquely rich in the omega-3 family of essential fatty acids, in particular alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). It is also rich in lignans, gamma-tocopherol (an especially beneficial form of vitamin E), and other protective factors.
Omega-3 fatty acids have developed a well-deserved reputation as being essential ...
Simplicity is a peculiar road to wander down in todays fast-paced digitally connected every nano-second of every day world. Akin to the quiet old rural route that meanders slowly through every village, with its little riverbed diner's, the kinds of town where you still find roadside Charles Schultz inspired lemonade ...
Speaking as someone who just spent three weeks in bed with the flu - coughing, sneezing, throat on fire, aching muscles and just plain miserable - I can tell you that missing my workouts only added insult to injury. And I thought I was doing all the right things ...
"The soft minded man always fears change. He feels security in the status quo and he has an almost morbid fear of the new. For him, the greatest pain is the pain of a new idea." Martin Luther King Jr
The validity of the low-fat/high-carb diet is challenged when those ...
Ronnie Coleman's incredible physique is a product of superior genetics, long-term training, optimal nutrition and a committed attitude. Clearly, these factors cannot be replaced by the use of dietary supplements. However, scientific study has identified a number of products that offer true benefits to performance (e.g., creatine) or the achievement ...
On Wednesday February 7th 2007 the FDA approved the
over-the-counter sale (OTC) of
diet drug Alli, the
low dose brother to prescription strength
Xenical. It is estimated that
Alli will be available OTC by this summer. The pleasantly plump and
uninformed general public will certainly be pleased; however, there ...
The ProSource Product Testing Team Goes In Search of the Ultimate MRP
Not long ago, we were pretty much relegated to limited choices when it came to nutritionally complete meal options that addressed the specific and comprehensive needs of those engaging in rigorous training. Thankfully, the opposite is true today ...
By Douglas S. Kalman MS, RD
A few years back, the respected newsman Dan Rather was mugged while walking down a street in New York City. In a weird chain of events, after the mugger obtained Dan's wallet, he looked him straight in the eye and asked, "What's the frequency ...
Regular resistance exercise leads to significant skeletal muscle
hypertrophy, which can occur through an increase in protein synthesis,
a decrease in protein degradation, or both. While stimulus (i.e.,
exercise) is important for muscle hypertrophy, nutrient availability
plays a critical factor regulating the degree of hypertrophy.
Obviously, the muscle's hormonal milieu ...
Proteins, along with carbohydrate and fat, make up the main energy-providing nutrients of the diet. Proteins are unique for many reasons - they contain nitrogen, and they provide amino acids that serve as building blocks for the formation of new proteins. But not all
dietary proteins are equal in ...
Over 8 years of science supports this groundbreaking new
supplement. Find out how all this science can help you see bigger and
better gains!We're not going to lie to you. There are a ton of different
to choose from. Stop by any nutritional store, and you'll see what ...
"Frankly, it's the most scientifically sound nutritional supplement formulation that I have seen in a long time."
Over the last 20 years, the nutritional supplement
industry has evolved from marketing of products with little scientific
evidence supporting the use to the development of high quality
functional products based on solid ...
Have you ever had the experience of taking a dietary supplement, taking
it consistently, making gains in the gym and not being able to connect
the dots? I mean, you're training hard, your eating clean
ninety-percent of the time, your using perhaps one new supplement and
your strength and muscle ...
Whey protein is derived from milk sources. It is high in
branched-chain amino acids, which makes protein an essential nutrient for
maintaining muscle mass. Whey protein has a high biological value, and supplies more usable grams of protein to the body for
muscle repair, as well as
enhancing the immune ...
In 10 years in this industry, we've never seen a new product have
such an immediate and significant impact among competitive
bodybuilders. Literally every athlete we've interviewed reported truly
"Damn I found a home run!
took me to a level that I never thought possible. The size ...
Can a single drug-free product really produce the kind of extreme
muscle growth you can visibly see week to week? Gains of up to 30lbs of
rock hard muscle in a matter of just a few months? Along with dramatic
increases in strength? Up until recently, we would have said ...
Comparison of Ingredients and Claims:
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Beginners should start with one serving (3 caplets) with an 8 oz. glass
of water, twice daily. Intermediate and advanced bodybuilders should ...
After almost a decade away from the WWE, the Native American Tatanka has returned, stronger than ever, but now packs a supplement "secret weapon". Here's how he staged his incredible career comeback and amazing physique transformation. In the early 90s, Tatanka was an electrifying force in the wrestling ring, battling ...
A Comprehensive Overview of Today's Leading Weight Loss ProgramsOne of the more alarming health concerns we face as a nation is the shocking fact that approximately three of every four adult Americans are either overweight or obese. This startling admission may help to explain the bombardment of weight loss systems, ...
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