September 12, 2011

Supplement Review: bpi 1.M.R.

Taste: 8/10  The flavor of the sample packet I received was fruit punch. The directions advised mixing 1 scoop(1 packet) with 6-8 oz of water. I mixed with 8 ounces of water but would recommend using 6 ounces instead. I only had one sample packet so I was unable to […]
October 17, 2011

Know Your Protein Powders

Protein is one of the three major, or macro, nutrients. Unlike carbohydrates and fats (the other two types of macronutrients), proteins are comprised of nitrogen-containing groups called amino acids. There are about 20 different types of amino acids commonly found in foods. All of them are important for building and […]
October 20, 2011

The Best Time to Take Your Protein to Maximize Muscle Growth

Sometimes eating whole foods is not just the best choice, especially if you are looking to add pure muscle mass while staying lean. Whole foods take too long to digest, causing you to lose crucial time and muscle building potential. It’s a during these time that a protein shake is […]
November 7, 2011

Top 10 Supplements You Should Take

The supplement market is full of supplement products with unbelievable claims. From your pre-workouts, Intra-workouts to your post-workout products, the average gym goer can’t help but get confused trying to pick amongst all these options. But when it comes to which supplements to take, simplicity is the key: Sticking with the […]
January 9, 2012

Supplements on A Budget: 7 Tips to Help You Get The Most out of Your Buck

Living a fitness lifestyle can be very expensive. There are monthly gym membership fees, workout gears, quality foods, and gas for the daily or weekly trip to the gym you have to pay for but there are also supplements to assist in achieving your fitness goal to pay for as […]
April 1, 2012

Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy Review

Taste: 10/10 One the best tasting pre/intra/post workout supplement that I have ever tried. It dissolves easily and leaves no bitter after-taste. It’s a perfect combination of an amino mix. Two scoops in about 10-12 oz of water and you are good to go. All the flavors taste good but […]
May 22, 2012

How To Pick A Good Protein Supplement

The supplement market is filled with an overwhelming number of protein choices. Finding which one fits your needs best can sometimes be a daunting task. So to make your decision easy the next time you are planning on picking a protein supplement, here is a list of criteria to look […]
May 24, 2012

The Top 5 Fat-Burning Supplements

Besides eating proper nutrition plan and exercise regimen for fat loss, adding the right supplements can help raise your metabolism and burn stored body fat. Although there are thousands of fat-burning products claiming to be the best at stripping body fat, only a few of them have been researched and […]
July 29, 2012

The Best Preworkout Supplements for Great Strength, Endurance, Focus, and Pumps

What you consume before a workout can make all the difference between a so-so effort and a mind-blowing training session. Not only do the right pre-workout supplements allow you to train at a higher intensity, but they can boost your strength, endurance, focus, and muscle pumps. Overall this means you […]
August 13, 2012

The Best Postworkout Supplements for Faster Muscle Growth and Recovery

After the last rep of your workout, the first thing that comes to your mind is that postworkout shake. That’s because your muscles are hungry, broken down and receptive to nutrients. This is called a window of opportunity because the nutrients you take in go directly to start the muscle […]
November 12, 2012

6 Supplements That Boost Your Growth Hormones and Testosterone Levels

When we hear the terms growth hormones(GH) or testosterone, the first thing we think about is muscle size. That’s because GH and testosterone promote the accumulation of lean muscle tissue, and that boosting these hormone levels leads to still more gains. One way to boost your GH and testosterone levels […]
November 16, 2012

5 Supplements to Help You Grow and Recover While You Sleep

Most avid gym goers know that you don’t build muscle while you are in the gym, muscle growth happens only when you are resting, and especially at night while you are sleeping. During that period your body enters recovery mode and your growth hormone (GH) levels peak, yet that represents […]