Supplementation- Part 6

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THE CREATINE LOADING PHASE: IS IT NECESSARY?

To load or not to load? That is the question. A typical creatine loading phase protocol will have you consuming 15-20 grams of creatine per day for about 4-5 days straight. After that you shift into a “creatine maintenance phase”…

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IS CREATINE SAFE TO USE?

Creatine monohydrate is a hugely popular natural bodybuilding supplement and is used by many serious lifters in their quest for increased muscle size and strength. Creatine increases your muscular power and overall gym performance, volumizes muscle cells, helps you retain…

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FORSKOLIN FOR WEIGHT LOSS (COLEUS FORSKOHLII)

Forskolin is a compound derived from the coleus forskohlii plant, which belongs to the mint family and grows in subtropical areas of India, Thailand and Burma. Forskolin has been used to treat a wide variety of ailments such as allergies,…

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5-HTP FOR WEIGHT LOSS?

5-Hydroxytryptophan (or 5-HTP for short) is a naturally occurring amino acid that is produced in the body from L-tryptophan. It is a precursor to serotonin; a neurotransmitter which plays many important roles in the body. 5-HTP is typically not present…

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IS CREATINE FOR WOMEN TOO?

Anyone who has done any amount of bodybuilding and fitness research is already familiar with creatine. It’s the most popular natural muscle building compound available and delivers a variety of positive effects when it comes to gym performance, muscle growth…

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L-ARGININE BENEFITS FOR BODYBUILDERS?

Over the past 10 years or so, l-arginine has been one of the most popular muscle building supplement ingredients out there. It is the primary compound found in most pre-workout “nitric oxide boosters”, with the main forms being l-arginine AKG,…

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CREATINE WHILE CUTTING: DOES CREATINE BURN FAT?

Most trainees already know about the awesome strength boosting and muscle building benefits that creatine monohydrate has to offer. Bodybuilders have been using creatine as a staple in their supplement plans for many years, and for good reason. But what…

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IS ORGANIC GRASS FED WHEY PROTEIN POWDER WORTH IT?

Whey protein has been a staple in bodybuilding and fitness diets for decades due to its extremely high bio-availability, strong amino acid profile, health boosting benefits and overall convenience. With “all natural” diet trends taking off like wildfire these days,…

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BETA ALANINE TINGLING: WHAT CAUSES THE BETA ALANINE ITCH?

For those looking to optimize gym performance, strength, power and endurance, beta alanine is definitely worth looking into. Many studies have shown that 3.2 grams of beta alanine supplemented with on a daily basis raises intramuscular carnosine levels by around…

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IS WHEY PROTEIN SAFE?

There are plenty of reasons to include a high quality whey protein powder in your muscle building or fat loss program… – It’s the most absorbable form of protein you can put into your body. – It delivers a high…

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