How Do Creatine Supplements Work?

In a previous article I discussed the positive effects that creatine supplementation has on endurance and strength. While the beneficial effects of creatine supplementation are well known, less well known is how creatine works in the body to produce these effects. This article will briefly discuss the history of creatine supplementation and how it behaves [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:40:22+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements|

Creatine Supplementation Enhances Muscle Size, Strength and Decreases Body Fat

Creatine is a performance enhancing compound that can be ingested from meat and fish or produced by the body in the liver.1 Creatine is one of the most widely used and widely studied ergogenic aids and has been safely used by bodybuilders and athletes for decades. Creatine supplementation has long been claimed to enhance recovery [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:40:59+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements, Weight Loss|

L-Carnitine L-Tartrate Supplementation Aids in Recovery Following Exercise

L-Carnitine is an amino acid used to treat various conditions ranging from heart disease to male infertility. It also acts as an antioxidant. L-Tartrate is a salt which increases the absorption of L-Carnitine. L-Carnitine has been studied for its role in weight loss and energy production as well as improving exercise performance1. L-Carnitine has also [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:42:22+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements|

Caffeine Supplementation Can Improve Strength Gains

Caffeine is one of the most widely consumed supplements due to its availability, safety and energy stimulating effects. Caffeine is also popular in the weight lifting world and has been a known performance enhancer for decades. Until recently, caffeine was even listed as a banned supplement by the Olympic Committee (1). While caffeine has been [...]

Collagen Supplementation: Fitness Trend or Game Changer?

What is Collagen? If you’re looking for an all-in-one supplement to both look and feel great, collagen might just be your answer. Collagen is the most abundant protein within our bodies, acting to help support the structure of our connective tissues. Collagen is found within our skin, bones, muscles, tendons, and even throughout our digestive [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:43:05+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Weight Loss|

Eating Protein Before Bed Can Increase Muscle Mass and Improve Strength Gains

Most people know that consuming an adequate amount of protein aids in muscle growth following resistance exercise. The best times to consume this protein are up for debate. Most people emphasize strength training while ignoring another aspect essential for optimal muscle growth: rest. When we sleep our muscles grow and our body heals. There are [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:43:40+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition|

L-arginine Supplementation Increases Exercise Tolerance and Delays Neuromuscular Fatigue

Arginine is an amino acid. It has been extensively studied due to its role as a precursor to Nitric Oxide (NO) production1. It also increases blood flow to endothelium cells and thus has been studied as a supplement to participants with pre-existing cardiovascular or pulmonary disease1. In addition to helping participants with cardiovascular disease, arginine [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:44:27+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements|

Beta-Alanine Supplementation Enhances Endurance and Performance

Beta-alanine is a non-essential amino acid. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Beta-alanine has been studied for its role in enhancing muscular endurance and athletic performance. Beta-alanine may accomplish this through its effect on L-carnosine, which is a protein building block found in muscles while we are working out. This article will go [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:45:51+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements|

Everything You Need To Know About Finding The Perfect Pre Workout Supplement

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of pre workout supplements readily available for purchase today. They all boast claims of increased energy, mental focus, and insane, skin tearing, pumps. But what really makes these pre workout supplements tick? In this article I am going to outline what you should look for in a great [...]

By | 2018-07-04T14:47:18+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Articles, Build Muscle, Nutrition, Supplements|
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