When and why you should use L-Arginine for fitness February 17 2017

  What is L-Arginine? L-Arginine refers to a semi-essential amino acid present in our body. Usually, we do not need to make it part of our daily diet because our bodies produce it naturally but it is an important supplement for bodybuilders and athletes. Arginine is present in food products such as seeds, whole wheat, nuts, poultry, dairy products, fish, and red meat.  Benefits of L-Arginine: L-Arginine is very beneficial...

10 L-Glutamine supplement workout benefits February 11 2017

Glutamine refers to the amino acid which is commonly found in our muscles. More than 60% of our skeletal muscle is made up of Glutamine. The primary function of this vital amino acid is to supply nitrogen to our muscle cells. Glutamine levels tend to drastically drop during intense training, including lifting weights, cardio exercises, etc. on a regular basis. In such cases, L-Glutamine supplements have been proven to help...

Top 10 foods to mix creatine with November 15 2016

    Creatine is known to increase power, strength and your capacity to exercise. It is already stored in the skeletal system and many foods, such as red meat. It is best taken in supplement form, but there are some foods and liquids you can take it with.   Grape Juice This contains simple sugars which cause a release of insulin into the body. This release allows creatine to be...

Healthy Eating Meal Plan Made Simple October 03 2016

    Have you ever purchased a diet plan just to find that it’s so complex that there’s no way you can follow it? Either it involves recipes that have 20 plus ingredients each or you have to calculate calories, fat, carbs, or protein to the point where you can just look at a food and spout off what it contains. Certainly, this works for some people, but if you’re...

Does Creatine actually benefit in anyway? August 18 2016

  Creatine is the most common sports performance supplement, catered towards increasing the rate of muscle growth and increasing power output with somewhat lesser but present benefits on skeletal muscle endurance. It lets you lift heavier weights as a result. If you keep at it, over time creatine will make you stronger.   There are no clinically relevant side effects known to be caused by creatine supplementation. ‘Clinically relevant’ means...

The Most Effective Legal Supplements For Sports August 02 2016

There are so many supplements on the market today, it is easy to be overwhelmed and confused about what you truly need. They promise to give you bigger muscles, help you lose weight and defeat the competition, though it’s hard to tell if you can really trust them. Here are a list of supplements that will make you feel leaner, make working out feel easier and improve sporting performance: 1....

Should You Take a Caffeine Pill Before You Work Out? March 06 2016

  Whether you want to put more oomph in your exercise sessions or are simply trying to give your body enough energy to even show up to your workouts in the first place, you may be considering taking a caffeine pill before you sweat it up. However, since research seems to have such a love-hate relationship with this particular substance, it often prompts a lot of questions regarding whether it’s...

Taurine Powder for Fitness Workouts February 18 2016

  Taurine is an amino acid which aids in the proper functioning of your body’s neurological systems while also helping to regulate your blood’s composition of water and minerals. It also acts an antioxidant, which means that it helps prevent your cells from damage due to oxidative chemical reactions. As these types of issues can all greatly affect your level of performance in the gym both physically and mentally, this...

CLA Improves Weight Loss February 09 2016

  If you want to lose weight, there are a number of different supplements you can take to help you achieve that goal. One of them is CLA, which stands for conjugated linoleic acid, which is an omega-6 polyunsaturated essential fatty acid (EFA) that has been linked with fat loss. For instance, one study involved using 20 men and 40 women with body mass indexes (BMI) over 25.1 but under...

Fitness Benefits of Coconut Water January 10 2016

   Although it seems like coconut oil is getting the most attention lately, another coconut-based product offers a number of fitness benefits as well: coconut water. This palette soothing, thirst-quenching drink should literally be in every gym across the world, and here are a few reasons why: It assists with weight loss. Most people work out not because they enjoy it, but because it helps them lose weight and/or maintain...