Get rid of DOMS with these effective methods, supplements & strategies

Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is when your muscles start hurting a day or two after training. This usually lasts about 3-5 days but can even last up to two weeks, depending on how long ago you were active, what the intensity of your exercise/workout was and the state of your metabolism which also determines […]

Top 3 supplements to prevent exercise fatigue

An acute bout of exercise, especially high-intensity exercise, promotes fatigue by downregulating complex 2 (II) of the electron transport chain (ETC). Electrons created in the Kreb cycle of the mitochondria is transporter to the ETC, where the electrons flow from complex 1 & 2 all the way through to complex 4 and 5 to create energy (ATP). […]

Tribulus Terrestris: Not So Useless

Tribulus Terrestris (TT) is an androgenic adaptogen that grows as a shrub on the ground ready to puncture anyone’s feet that dares to walk barefoot around. To make the supplement, most companies use the whole plant, thorns and flowers. I wonder how the story went about the first person that used TT? “Ouch, I just […]

Which type of creatine is the best?

There are so many different types of creatine out there and every supplement company says that theirs is the best. There is the most basic creatine monohydrate and then there is creatine pyruvate, creatine citrate, creatine malate, creatine taurinate, creatine phosphate, creatine orotate, creatine ethyl ester, creatine pyroglutamate, creatine gluconate, creatine nitrate, and magnesium creatine chelate.   So which one […]

BCAAs – stop using it to prevent muscle breakdown

BCAA is a common, if not the go-to supplement to stop muscle catabolism when training fasted. It’s also used as an intra-workout supplement for the same reason or to boost hypertrophy afterwards. BCAAs are not only used to suppress catabolism but also to promote anabolism post-workout. Research shows that when amino acids are consumed pre-workout […]

Which form of magnesium should I take that will be most beneficial for my goal?

The benefits of magnesium are vast, widespread and this is definitely not a mineral to simply overlook. Of all the choices out there, which one should you get though? When a supplement has more than 10 and close to 20 different forms, things become a bit confusing and you might feel hesitant. Let’s clear up […]

How to achieve a crazy pump – plus the stack

A pump is what you get when you exercise a certain muscle group and that muscle becomes gorged with blood, making your skin feel very tight against your muscle, veins popping, etc. You might even walk differently because a muscle is so pumped, making some people feel very egotistic. Pre-workouts are sold by the millions […]

Signs/symptoms of low cortisol and the top 5 supplements to increase it

Cortisol is released by the adrenal glands and it’s very natural and much needed, as it increases the release fatty acid from the adipose tissue between meals, wakes you up in the morning, supports the immune system, reduces inflammation, is involved in memory formation and learning, etc… Cortisol keeps you alive, so what should you […]

13 Natural Anabolic Supplements

There are many supplements touted to boost hypertrophy, however, a lot of them aren’t even supported by scientific or real evidence.  This article contains 13 natural anabolic supplements which have scientific and real evidence to show that they can help to grow bigger muscles. Many of the supplements mentioned will increase muscle protein synthesis due […]

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