Category Archive for "Supplements To Avoid"

ARE AMINO ACID SUPPLEMENTS WORTH IT?

If you’re looking to build muscle, burn fat and gain strength, protein is the single most important nutrient in your dietary arsenal. Protein is responsible for building and repairing damaged muscle tissue and is the only nutrient that can directly…

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BETA ECDYSTERONE REVIEWS: DOES IT REALLY WORK?

Written By Sean Nalewanyj – 07/04/2012 Beta ecdysterone (also known as ecdisten, ecdysone, isoinokosterone and 20-hydroxyecdysone) is what is known as a “plant sterol” : a compound found in plants that is structurally similar to anabolic human steroids such as…

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D-RIBOSE BENEFITS FOR STRENGTH & MUSCLE GROWTH

D-ribose is a form of sugar that is manufactured in the body using glucose and is found in the DNA and RNA of all living organism. DNA is a strand of nucleotides that stores the genetic information of every cell…

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MYOSTATIN INHIBITOR: DO MYOSTATIN BLOCKERS WORK?

There’s no doubt that genetics play an important role in determining how quickly any given person can build muscle and transform their body. Factors beyond our control such as muscle fiber type, muscle shape, natural testosterone levels, growth hormone levels…

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HMB REVIEW: SHOULD YOU USE AN HMB SUPPLEMENT?

Beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, otherwise known as HMB, is a metabolite of the amino acid l-leucine. L-Leucine is one of the three branched-chain amino acids (BCAA’s) which play a key role in both muscle growth and muscle sparing. Out of the three…

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NITRIC OXIDE SUPPLEMENT TRUTH (N02 REVIEW)

Nitric oxide supplements (or “N02” for short) have been some of the hottest selling muscle building supplements over the past 10 years or so. Based off of the amino acid l-arginine, nitric oxide supplements are designed to increase blood flow…

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