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BCAA Supplements: Myth Versus Reality
Are branched chain amino acid supplements worth your time and money? Separate fact from myth and learn what BCAAs are, and how they compare to whey protein.
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Supplement Like The Pros, Part 2: A Complete Analysis
This article is a comprehensive look at all the supplements that pro natural bodybuilders take, pulled from interviews, talks and profiles.
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A Beginner's Guide to Protein Scientific Research
All the information about protein & protein supplementation on the web can be a little hard for the average person to digest. Learn everything you need to know.
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How Much Do You Really Know About Supplements?
It's time to test your knowledge of sports, performance and nutritional supplementation. Take this quiz and post your results to see how you "stack" up.
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Swolverine athlete pouring yellow vitamins into hand.
Don't be re-active about your health. Be pro-active and start integrating these 5 vitamins into your daily supplement routine to help boost your immune system.
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Your Guide To Workout Nutrition And Supplementation
Maximize your workouts and gains by mastering the 5 stages of workout nutrition, including pre and post-workout nutrition.
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Kelly Starrett: Changing The Way You Think About Water
You're drinking water, but are you properly hydrated? In this article Kelly Starrett helps you to maximize your salt and mineral intake and stave off dehydration
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Q&A With Brad Borland, Volume 1: Post Training Nutrition
Natural bodybuilder Brad Borland takes a look at post-workout nutrition, and tells you what to take and when to take it.
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Essential Fatty Acids Are Vital for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss
What are essential fatty acids, and are they really essential? Learn why bodybuilders need EFAs to maximize muscle and assist with fat loss.
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The 5 Most Effective Immunity-Boosting Nutrients
Fortify your immune system with these 5 immunity-boosting nutrients! Use them on their own or combined to keep your body performing and growing at peak efficiency.
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Supplements: The Great Evil?
Are supplements evil? Jim Brewster takes a detailed look at the the logic of supplement attackers, and tells you about supplement effectiveness.
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Explore the meaning of anabolism and catabolism in this comprehensive guide to the physiological factors and hormones that impact muscle growth and muscle loss.
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 9 Vitamins And Supplements All Women Should Take For Optimal Wellness
Female athletes and active women require adequate nutrition for optimal health and performance. Check out these 9 vitamins and supplements all women should take!
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Scivation Xtend: A True Supplement Staple?
A review of the popular supplement Scivation Xtend. Xtend helps with recovery, cell volumization, energy, and improves protein assimilation and synthesis.
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Muscle Building Supplements - Don't Forget The Basics
Whey protein. Creatine. Nitric Oxide. BCAAs. You probably use these supplements every day. But what supplements should you take for overall health?
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Did you know that glutamine is one of the top 3 supplements in the arsenal of competitive natural bodybuilders? Find out why!
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Micellar Whey: Protein's Biggest Breakthrough!
Reap all the anabolic effects of whey protein while making full use of the serving over an extended period of time with Micellar Whey.
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Is Quercetin the Real Deal?
Quercetin is one of the hottest supplement ingredients in the industry. Dustin Elliott, head formulator at Betancourt Nutrition explains why.
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Creatine Revisited: New Findings on the World's Most Popular Supplement
Creatine has been touted as one of the most essential muscle-building supplements ever, but what does the newest research have to say about it?
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How Important Is Supplementation For Fitness?
Do supplements help you reach your goals faster? Explore the benefits of supplementation, and the impact on performance and muscle gains.
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5 Facts Every Hardgainer Should Know About Protein
Gaining muscle is hard, but not impossible. Implementing these 5 science backed facts about protein will help the hardest of “hardgainers” gain muscle.
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Kurt Weidner
Kurt "The Animal" Weidner talks about the magic pills that gave him huge muscles! Who should take supplements, and why should they take them?
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Cliff Wilson holding BCAA drink
In this episode of One Minute Tips, Cliff talks about Branched Chain Amino Acids; what they are good for, when you should take them and how much you should take.
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Bodybuilder with supplements
Kurt Weidner talks about the supplements he uses for his general health, and discusses who should take them. See what "the Animal" has in his arsenal.
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Three Critical Benefits of Protein Supplementation
Pumping Iron and not getting the gains you want? It could be lack of protein. Check out the three ways protein affects body function.
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Fit man standing with shaker cup
Cliff talks about Branched Chain Amino Acids; what they are good for, when you should take them and how much you should take.
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Two bodybuilders standing talking
Tip # 17 - Derek advises supplementing essential fatty acids into your diet. EPA, DHA and GLA should be supplemented to benefit from sufficient amounts.
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Intraworkout Nutrition: The Missing Link to Massive Gains
Even though it is an important component of nutrition, intraworkout nutrition is often neglected. Learn how intraworkout nutrition can improve your gains!
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Why Intra-Workout Supplementation Works
Learn how intra-workout nutrition has evolved over the years and why investing in the right intra-workout supplements can help you achieve your goals!
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Priming the Machine: The Importance of Pre-workout Nutrition
No clue where to start with pre-workout nutrition? Read this article to learn what kind of meal to eat and the best supplements to pair with that meal.
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