Let’s be real; you’re looking for an edge no matter if you’re a dedicated athlete that’s been training for years or a beginner just getting into your chosen sport. You know that if you want to reach the highest levels in your sport, you can’t do it alone. Of course, your training, as well as your nutritional programs, must be
At first glance, the idea of gaining strength while you’re on a cut seems a little far-fetched. Think about it: you’re taking in fewer calories, which means less energy, and that usually means a drop in strength. After all, you should be lifting heavy and using a progressively heavier weight to increase your strength over time,
As any serious athlete knows, testosterone is one of the body’s primary natural anabolic hormones and most likely the one that’s most associated with muscle growth, strength gains, and sex drive. The problem with your body’s natural production of testosterone is that it peaks and begins to drop as early as your mid-twenties.
More than likely, you’ve heard about the importance of staying hydrated when you exercise, even if you’re just getting into fitness. If you’re a serious bodybuilder or athlete, proper hydration is undoubtedly a crucial part of your overall training approach. If it isn’t, it needs to be, there’s more to it than a bottle of some
Even if you’ve only been exercising for a short time, chances are you’ve heard about amino acids, specifically BCAAs or EAAs, especially if bodybuilding or a strength-based sport is your area of interest. You may have heard a little about why they are among the most popular of all supplements, but you may still have questions.
There’s no doubt that one of the biggest obstacles to achieving your weight loss goals is your appetite. By this, we not only mean your capacity to eat but also the cravings for specific types of foods that go along with it. After all, isn’t that what got you into trouble the first place? Ultimately, one of the key goals of any
Creatine took the market by storm back in the early ’90s and forced the industry to look at something besides monster-sized weight gainers. Creatine has certainly stood the test of time because, since its introduction, it has not only remained immensely popular, it has become one of the most studied and proven-effective
The supplement industry is huge and is only going one way, which would indicate that these products carry significant value and actually work. With that being said, there are a lot of products on the market that are a waste of time and money. As we are focused on building
We all know that what we eat immediately after training is KEY to recovery, and should be taken seriously. Any athlete that is training for performance or muscle growth needs to really appreciate that the body needs feeding correctly at all times, but none more important
Supplementation supplements your nutrition plan. It is essential to maintain your proper diet and not turn to powders and pre-mixed concoctions to replace high-quality nutrients your body requires. That said, once you have real foods inbound, here's where various supplements can benefit you most...