Archive for Category: "Supplements"

Does Citrulline Work?

Does Citrulline Work?

A quick browse of the most popular supplement brands, products and retailers reveals that Citrulline is currently wearing the crown of the most hyped-up bodybuilding supplement available, with most of the leading supplement brands adding it to their ingredients lists and secretive proprietary formulas – including JYM’s Pre JYM powder, USPlabs infamous JACK3D Micro, BSN’s [...]

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When Should You Take Your Protein Shake?

When Should You Take Your Protein Shake?

Building the body of your dreams takes serious effort – hundreds of hours of grueling weightlifting, hundreds more of mind-numbing cardio, and a meticulous approach to nutrition – and when you’re putting in so much effort, you want to know you’re getting the most out of your supplements. Protein shakes are an essential tool in [...]

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Micellar Casein – the lesser known protein supplement

Micellar Casein – the lesser known protein supplement

Lots of bodybuilders and weight lifters regularly employ whey protein as part of their diet, but few tend to go for casein as an option, as it’s less aggressively marketed by the supplement industry. Casein is one of the most common proteins found in milk, casein for example makes up about 80% of the protein [...]

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Why creatine supplementation is good for any lifter

Why creatine supplementation is good for any lifter

Creatine supplementation is something that worried mothers worldwide love to concern themselves with. “Isn’t that like steroids?” “I swear I heard about that stuff on the news…” “Your cousin used to take that stuff before he died…” Yada, yada. For some reason creatine seems to have gotten a bit of a reputation as a serious [...]

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5 Reasons You Should Take A Nitric Oxide Supplement

5 Reasons You Should Take A Nitric Oxide Supplement

In our previous post in this series we discussed the benefits of a whey protein supplement such as Nutrisport 90+ or PhD Pharma Whey HT+ in your diet. Another common supplement that strength athletes and bodybuilders add to their diets is Nitric Oxide, but the reasoning behind this is far less well known. So why should a [...]

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NutriSport 90+ Supplement Review

NutriSport 90+ Supplement Review

Value for money is perhaps the most important factor in considering Whey Protein, and anyone who invests their time and effort into weightlifting wants to be sure they aren’t being let down by their nutrition. But does this always mean having to pay over the odds? Nutrisport don’t think so, with the increasingly popular 90+ [...]

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What supplements should I take? Part 1. Whey Protein

What supplements should I take? Part 1. Whey Protein

“What supplements should I take?” is a question lots of people ask themselves (and others) when they start lifting weights. The supplements recommended to you should be tailored based upon your goals, and will likely vary considerably depending on your goals and current level of progress. In this series of articles I aim to outline [...]

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Shock Therapy Supplement Review

Shock Therapy Supplement Review

Universal Nutrition’s Shock Therapy follows in the well-established tradition of weightlifting supplements being named by over-enthusiastic 9 year olds – but whilst the name wouldn’t feel out of place on a crudely drawn crayon superhero, the contents of the product are far more of an adult affair. With the market quite literally ‘flooded’ with pre-workout [...]

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PhD Pharma Whey HT+ – Supplement Review

PhD Pharma Whey HT+ – Supplement Review

PhD Pharma Whey is just one of the products in the PhD range, and is my personal choice of protein supplement. Like all primarily whey products, it is a fast acting source of protein, so ideal for post-workout purposes, or along with your breakfast in the morning.  HT+ is the latest version of whey that [...]

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White Flood – Supplement Review

White Flood – Supplement Review

White Flood is a Nitric Oxide pre-workout supplement, designed to give you energy and make sure you can give it your all whenever you step into the gym. The supplement is 0 calorie, so contains no carbs or fat – making it suitable whether you are trying to lose or gain weight. Controlled Labs have [...]

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