Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Complete Bodybuilding Supplement Guide

A Complete Bodybuilding Supplement Guide

If you’re new to bodybuilding, you’ve probably already discovered that there are quite a few supplement choices out there. If you haven’t taken any supplements yet, or you just want to learn more about which ones to buy, this guide will help you get a grip on all of the basic and most important supplementsContinue Reading

Yohimbe Fat Loss

Yohimbe Fat Loss

Yohimbine is a supplement used to promote fat loss and treat sexual dysfunction. Though primarily used for weight loss, its stimulant and aphrodisiac-like qualities have been proven to remedy sexual impotence in some cases. Yohimbe Bark Extract Native to Africa and found naturally in the bark of the evergreen tree, Pausinystalia Yohimbe, the Yohimbe barkContinue Reading

Whey Protein Isolate Vs. Concentrate

Whey Protein Isolate Vs. Concentrate

The difference between whey protein isolate and whey protein concentrate is simple: Whey isolate is more pure. In fact, it’s the purest form of protein available. It contains a significantly higher percentage of protein by weight when compared to whey concentrate. Essentially, whey isolates are just concentrates put through a second purification process to filterContinue Reading

Wheatgrass Health Benefits

Wheatgrass Health Benefits

Wheatgrass is one of the healthiest whole foods anywhere and is popularly considered nature’s foremost herbal medicine and health supplement. It is packed with chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins, and enzymes. Wheatgrass contains high amounts of vitamins A, E, and B. It also contains numerous minerals and trace elements such as Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Potassium,Continue Reading

What is ZMA?

What is ZMA?

ZMA stands for Zinc monomethionine aspartate and Magnesium Aspartate. In simpler terms, it’s a supplement that contains a combination of both zinc and magnesium and sometimes vitamin B6. Zinc is one necessary component of testosterone production, and thus an important part of any bodybuilder’s diet. While studies show that most people get enough zinc inContinue Reading

What is the Best Multivitamin?

What is the Best Multivitamin?

Finding the best multivitamin actually depends on who’s looking, because depending on your age, gender, and a whole slew of other factors, you have specific nutritional needs. In general, I recommend a multivitamin with elevated levels of vitamins and additional nutrients not found in generic multivitamins. These additional nutrients can increase energy levels, digestion, muscleContinue Reading

What Can Brewers Yeast Do For You?

What Can Brewers Yeast Do For You?

Brewer’s yeast, which is used to make beer, is made from a one-celled fungus called Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. It is also used as a nutritional supplement because it is so rich in minerals and vitamins. Brewer’s yeast is an extremely healthy whole food supplement that is low in fat and carbohydrates and high in protein andContinue Reading

Vitamins for Joints

Vitamins for Joints

If you lift heavy weights, run, or even use the StairMaster, you may notice sore aching knees, elbows, and shoulders. When you use your joints excessively, or more intensely than normal, you can wear down the cartilage in between bones. Cartilage is essentially the padding that keeps your bones from grinding together. The more youContinue Reading

Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that can be absorbed from the sun and obtained through diet. However, it’s naturally present in very few foods. Milk, fish, eggs, cheese and yogurt are some of the foods that are naturally high in vitamin D. Some food are enriched with vitamin D because most people don’tContinue Reading

Vitamin B Complex Benefits

Vitamin B Complex Benefits

B Vitamins are best known for their ability to provide energy. They do this through cell metabolism. Basically, what this means is that the B vitamins are able to convert the food you eat into usable energy. There are a total of eight B vitamins. Other than increased metabolism, B vitamins are known for theirContinue Reading

Tribulus Terrestris extract

Tribulus Terrestris extract

Tribulus Terrestris is an herb that comes from a flowering plant that has been used in other cultures for centuries. It was popularized in North America in the 1970’s by American IFBB bodybuilding champion Jeffrey Petermann. The claim is that this herb can increase the amount of free testosterone in males and thereby increase sexContinue Reading

Top Supplements for Muscle Gain

The most important supplements when it comes to packing on muscle are protein amino acids (which are the building blocks of protein) and pre-workout supplements which usually contain energy enhancing formulas. The supplement categories can be broken down into a two major groups. You have your pre-workout and your post-workout supplements. The most important timeContinue Reading

Top 10 Bodybuilding Supplements

Top 10 Bodybuilding Supplements

I’m going to share my favorite top 10 bodybuilding supplements so that you can benefit from these supplements like I have. I’m rating these supplements first and foremost on effectiveness and quality, and then on value, taste, mix-ability, and other qualities that may apply. There are several different bodybuilding supplement categories, so I will listContinue Reading

Spirulina Supplements

If there’s one super-food that you should be eating, it’s spirulina. Spirulina is a blue-green algae that is rich in proteins, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. It’s a one-celled form of algae primarily made from two species of cyanobacteria: Arthrospira platensis and Arthrospira maxima . Spirulina is harvested and converted into a powdered form and soldContinue Reading

Six Star Nutrition

Six Star Nutrition

If you’re someone who likes MuscleTech supplements, but can’t afford their steep price tag, then Six Star Nutrition is for you. Six Star is a brand from the makers of MuscleTech that produces the same quality supplements at much lower prices. You know their prices are good, otherwise they wouldn’t be sold at Wal-Mart. SixContinue Reading

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