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What are amino acid blends? How do they work? Amino Acid Blends consist of a range of amino acids which are the building blocks of protein and muscle tissue, and just as a house is made of bricks.....
AfterPay Available now at Mr Supplement Australia wide. Shoppers can now buy their favourite supplements including BSN's Syntha 6 using AfterPay. Buy Syntha 6 Now & Pay Later. AfterPay makes it easy..
What are lactose free proteins? They are protein supplements that have been processed to remove the milk sugar lactose. They are supplements designed for those who are lactose intolerant and cannot...
Gluten free protein are a range of protein supplements that are processed to remove most if not all gluten.  Gluten free certification supplements are required to contain no gluten. They can be be....
Meal Replacement Protein Powder or MRPs are convenient sources for bodybuilders or fitness individuals. MRPs may benefit health by improving general health, weight control or maintaining lean body....
Peak O2 is a revolutionary adoptogen designed to enhance performance and power for performance athletes. Peak O2 is organically certified and made from mushrooms strains that improves endurance.......
Review the top 10 pump supplements of 2018. Also known as nitric oxide boosters, pump supplements help to increase blood flow to and from the working muscle. We pick out the best pump supplements...
Review the top intra workout supplements of 2018. Intra workout or during workout supplements provide a range of ingredients that helps to extend performance, boost recovery and kick start muscle.....
What is InstAminos? What does it do? InstAminos is the trademarked branch chain amino acid developed by Compound Solutions designed to help speed up recovery between workouts and physical activity...
Fibre intake and its role in bodybuilding is often overlooked in relation to the importance of adding it to your diet and how it can assist with muscle growth and as a weight loss support...
Most serious trainers realise that proper recovery is critical for health and fitness. Having proper rest allows your body’s system to adapt to the stresses of training and hopefully you become strong
Joint injuries and joint pain is possibly one of the worst things that can happen to any serious lifter. We take a look at common joint issues and guide you through the best techniques to prevent...
Gaspari Nutrition has had an active 2016 so far, releasing supplement after supplement. To join that growing list is a new amino acid and intra workout supplement known as HyperAmino. Each serve...
Ready to take your gains to the next level? Then read on to find the best supplements you should be taking as an advanced or more experienced trainer. Your supplements needs are going to very...
Are you new to training or supplements? Then read this before you browse through the thousands of products available. Learn what every beginner's supplement stack should contain, what not to buy...
Want to learn how to create the perfect supplement stack? How about what supplements to include first and which ones to buy last? This ultimate guide will help you pick out the best supplements to...
We all know creatine for its ability to boost muscle creatine and phosphocreatine stores, which are the body’s preferred fuel source for very high intensity exercise. But it might come as a...
What is Hemp Seed Oil and what are some of its benefits and side effects? We examine where hemp seed oil comes from, what it's commonly used for and the common dosage and timing of supplementation...
What is calcium citrate and what are its benefits? We take a look at how calcium citrate is made and how it can benefit your training and results. We also examine ideal doses and supplement timing...
Salmon protein powder is a relatively new type of protein supplement that will grow in popularity over time. Derived from the oily fish salmon, it is naturally high in omega 3 fatty acids as well...
What's better for muscle growth? Protein powders or amino acid supplements? We take a look at the key difference between the two types of supplements, when you should be using them and which one...
Some things are common sense. Like the notion of getting a good night’s sleep before an event. Not drinking after a workout would seemingly be another common sense practice. But the great thing...
The science of hydration has evolved considerably and quite dramatically in the last decade or so. When it comes to hydration, most people consider it an important aspect of exercise and...
DMHA or dimethylhexylamine is a stimulant compound that also goes by some other names such as 2-aminoisoheptane or octodrine. If you’re just talking about 2-aminoisoheptane, there’s actually two...
Cellucor’s COR Performance Series may not be as popular as their pre workout is, but it provides the basis of a good workout stack. The range already contained an excellent and delicious blended...
Review the top 5 vegan proteins of 2016. Ideal for vegetarians or those with dairy allergies, vegan proteins are in plentiful supply, but the range is definitely growing. We pick some of the best...
Supplements aren’t cheap. Picking the right type of supplements to use whilst on a budget can often be a lengthy and dizzying process in which you have to start weighing up the pros and cons of...
The sports science community has been promoting creatine supplements for decades now, but it is still one of those supplements that confuses people the most. In this week’s Q & A, we take a look at...
The global Halal food industry is worth an estimated US$500 billion dollars and is expected to double over the next 5 years. However, the range of supplements that are Halal certified is woefully...
Muscle soreness sucks. There’s no sugar coating it. That dreadful feeling when you wake up the next day and you have trouble completing the simplest of daily tasks such as showering, walking down...
Whether you love it in steak form or frequently chug it down in shakes after your workouts, protein is one of those ingredients that seems to be popping up everywhere we look. While most of us have...
Pre workouts are pretty fantastic supplements. While they’re often underestimated, they can really help boost training performance and results including strength, power, endurance and pump. One of...
Recently an increasing number of whey proteins have been popping up showcasing the fact they only contain whey protein from ‘grass fed cows’. Such products carry the general assertion that their...
A fascinating study testing the relative effects of cysteine-rich whey protein versus casein on strength development in non-frail elderly subjects (average age 70 years) has just been published...
The term 'BCAAs' refers to Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine, the Branched Chain Amino Acids. These three essential amino acids are abundant throughout the body, and make up a large percentage of muscle.
Magnesium is essential to maintain good health. It is one of the seven essential minerals that people need to consume in relatively large quantities on a daily basis, and deficiency has been linked...
Traditionally speaking, whey is the liquid left over when milk is curdled. It is made up of water, sugars, fats, and protein. When people in the fitness community talk about whey, they're more than...
Benefits of L-Carnitine – Brief Summary 500-2000g L-Carnitine per day For best absorption, pair with at least 60g of carbs Take before or after a workout, or with a meal Take for at least six...
HGH supplements are designed to maximise the body's own production of human growth hormone, safely and legally, without the use of synthetic drugs or hormones. HGH optimises strength and the rate...
The saying 'no pain, no gain' has endured for reasons other than its pithy rhyminess and high catchphrase value. Anyone who has trained to build muscle knows that you need to work at your limits to...
Most athletes (especially endurance), acknowledge that increasing training intensity is a key factor in improving performance. But the risk with any increase in training intensity is that one...
Mix one scoop of Xtend with 500mL of water Take Xtend during a workout, before or after Xtend can also be taken on non-training days Xtend is stimulant free, so it will not affect sleep if used...
When to take Fish Oil – Quick Summary Take Fish Oil with meals to avoid side effects Normal dosage ranges from 1g to more than 10g Larger doses can be split up and taken throughout the day Avoid...
"My job involves a lot of manual labour and heavy lifting. How can I best optimise my muscle gains?" A job that involves heavy lifting can be great for muscle building, and some people would...
For a lot of people, both resistance training and cardio are important parts of their fitness regime. Functional fitness has become a buzzword, and the popularity of programs like Crossfit and high...
Sleep is something to which most of us devote about one third of our lifetime, but it a process about which science still has a lot of unanswered questions. A good night’s rest ensures that body and..
What is Elderberry? Elderberry refers to the fruit from a genus of flowering plants known as Sambucus. Elderberries and elderflowers are used as food and flavouring agents throughout Europe, where...
You've worked hard in the gym, and your body has decided to punish you. It doesn't seem fair, but the stiffness and ache of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness is something that almost everyone who...
They say that if it doesn’t hurt, you’re not doing it properly. To some extent, that’s true, especially if the pain you’re experiencing is caused by Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS. DOMS is...
Platinum Labs is has already made quite an impact in the industry in the short period of time they’ve been around. Their range already includes the extremely popular fat burner OptiBurn Amped and...
A recent series of studies have established that elderly individuals (i.e. ~50-75y/o) tend to display a level of anabolic resistance when it comes to protein intake. This is to say that they...
PharmaFreak Sleep Freak Facts It seemed to us that PharmaFreak had decided to give themselves a quiet 2014 and rest on the success of their small but popular range. Excitingly, the company...
It looks like 2014 is going to go down as the year when big brands went back to basics. Muscletech and locals Gen Tec were amongst the first to kick off the trend,...
As scientific techniques progress, technology allows us gain a deeper insight into the world around us. We have space missions searching for life on other planets, archeologists trying to piece...
Natural products are a section of the supplement market undergoing a big surge in popularity at the moment. A growing number of people are turning away from artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners...
Getting injured is part and parcel of any competitive sport, with team sports typically enjoying a higher rate of injury than endurance sports. At the elite level of sport, there are major...
In a recent survey 5% of the Australian population identified as vegetarian or vegan, meaning there are many people out there that are choosing not to eat meat, and in some cases, eggs, dairy and...
Most people tend to take supplements during the day, however, to really up the ante when it comes to your results, a night time supplement may be just what you need. There are a couple of...
There’s been a number of studies showing that adding leucine to a standard dose of whey protein (i.e. 20g-25g) can serve to boost the muscle protein synthesis following resistance exercise....
Researchers from Denmark are among the first to uncover some of the specific mechanisms governing accelerated muscle growth in response to resistance exercise and whey protein supplementation. A...
While Isatori has been around for over a decade now, they’re still considered one of those companies who have yet to crack it in the big leagues against stalwart companies such as Optimum...
In recent times, there has been a renewed interest in the role that protein can play in enhancing training adaptations and ultimately performance in endurance athletes. Traditionally, the realm...
Many people's exercise regimes are a combination of both strength and endurance activities. This is referred to as "concurrent training" and it is useful for many reasons. Not only does this type...
Omega-3 Fatty acid supplements have been one of the most popular dietary supplements on the market for many years, and the market boasts a huge array of fish, krill and other marine oils, and...
Osteoarthritis is a painful and debilitating condition, and also extremely common, estimated to affect 1.9 million people in Australia alone. It is not a single disease, rather, this term covers a...
Most competitive athletes nowadays are engaged in some type of periodised training program. Such programs typically include occasional periods of high intensity training. While such periods are
Most female trainers and dieters would have tried calorie counting at least once in their lives or at least have thought about it. Whether or not calorie counting has worked for you in the past,...
Joint health is something that a lot of us tend to overlook when we are "young and invincible", but as we age, we may begin to feel the effects of an injury or chronic condition, and begin to...
Calorie counting is not a new concept, but it is definitely a divisive one. Opponents of calorie counting often state that it is a gross over simplification of the way nutrients interact with...
Insomnia can hit anyone at any time, and it can be excruciating. While consulting a doctor is the best course of action, particularly where insomnia is chronic, many people are reluctant to rely on...
An analysis of Australian sporting participation was released in late 2013, and came out with the controversial claim that soccer had edged out AFL and Cricket to become Australia's most played...
Triathletes have a reputation for being some of the most heavy supplement users among the vast realm of endurance athletes. Whether that’s because triathletes tend to be more educated or informed...
Whey Protein Concentrate or WPC is the most common raw material used in the creation of protein powders. A common ingredient in blended protein powders, whey protein concentrate is also used as a...
Whey Protein Isolate, commonly known as WPI is one of the most popular protein supplements around. What sets it apart from other proteins is its extremely fast absorbing nature and its purity...
Following a hardgainer diet isn’t easy, especially considering you’ll be eating potentially a lot more than you’ve been accustomed to. Other problems faced by trainers following a hardgainer diet...
Nootropic supplements are a popular and a large range of supplements that are designed to improve cognitive and mental function. Nootropic supplements have a diverse are of effect and can help to...
Nootropics are a relatively new phenomenon in the supplement industry, even though many of the ingredients that have nootropic properties have been known for centuries. While protein powders and...
Hydroxymethylbutyrate also known as HMB or β-Hydroxy β-Methylbutyrate is a popular supplement for advanced trainers looking at furthering their muscle growth. HMB is an extremely safe supplement to...
HMB, commonly also known as β-Hydroxy β-Methylbutyrate or simply hydroxymethylbutyrate is a metabolite of the branched chain amino acid Leucine and is one of the primary compounds that support...
Branched Chain Amino Acids better known as BCAAs are some of the most revered ingredients in the supplement industry thanks to their excellent ability to support exercise performance, boost muscle...
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are an incredibly popular category of supplements for both strength and endurance athletes. If your reading this article, there’s a very good chance you know...
If your anything like the average endurance athlete, you’re probably not rolling in cash, and therefore need to be selective about what endurance supplements you buy. Just like the world of protein...
Leucine peptides is the general term used to define certain leucine-containing di- and tripeptides. Leucine peptides are appearing at an increasing rate in various sports supplements from pre...
Protein is an essential nutrient needed for growth and repair, and for the manufacture of essential functional and structural components within the body, including the muscles. The amount of...
Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey Gold Standard is one of the top selling proteins, if not the best seller, on the market. While other proteins come and go, Gold Standard has managed to hold onto this...
Ronnie Coleman Myo-Blitz has been on the market for a few years now, and during that time as enjoyed the success of being one of the most popular pre workout supplements around. As with all good...
Traditionally recognised as the ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ proteins of the sports nutrition world, whey and casein are the two pillar proteins of sport supplements. But which one is better for putting on...
While we don't usually write about fashion trends here, it's hard not to notice that compression garments are becoming a regular feature in the gym and on the track. Although stepping out in head...
Creatine is often considered by the training and sports science community as one of the most powerful and effective supplements there are. In fact, creatine can be said to be truly the ‘best...
Work hard, get huge. Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, as some people discover, when riding high on motivation and buoyed up by the excitement of a new workout regime, this is not always the...
Magnesium is often called "The Muscle Mineral". Aside from being involved in hundreds of enzymatic reactions and playing an essential role in the production of energy within the cells, studies have...
Myolabs is an American company that make supplements for serious bodybuilders and athletes. Recently rebranded and relaunched, Musclefuse-10x is the recovery formula in their new product range, and...
Sore muscles are the bane of any athlete's existence, and the wide variety of methods touted to speed up recovery time is constantly being added to through research and innovation, as well as...
Having a bit of ginger in your diet has always been a good bet. It's been used in Chinese, Indian and Arabic medicine since ancient times and it's widely used today for its ability to calm the...
Learn more about the different types of casein from casein concentrates to isolates to micellar casein and hydrolysed casein. Take a look at some of best casein powders and custards around and...
Although Casein Hydrolysate and Micellar Casein are different forms of the same protein, these two types of casein have some very different properties that distinguish them from one another and...
Pre workout supplements are no doubt a very popular category of supplements and they can do many things from boosting energy to increasing pump. Because of the extensive number of ingredients in...
Protein intake is invariably a sensitive issue when discussing vegetarianism. Either because of underlying beliefs that a vegetarian diet may not provide enough protein or the quality of protein...
As popular as protein powders, bars and shakes are, every gym junkie and avid supplement user invariably has times when they need a real food protein snack. With the tremendous diversity in food...
Creatine is one of the most popular, effective, and safe supplements for increasing lean mass, strength, and exercise potential. A more detailed summary the benefits of creatine use can be found in...
Learn more about creatine nitrate and creatine monohydrate, two popular forms of creatine. What are the benefits and negatives of each type of creatine and which should you choose as your next...
There are so many different types of creatine on the market, it can be hard to know what to buy, and what will work best for you. Thankfully, there is a lot of variety, so everyone should find...
Creatine Use Since the early 20th century, creatine has been known to play a role within the muscles and since then, many aspects of creatine, its metabolism, and interactions have been...
With all the solid science behind creatine, it is no wonder it is often one of the top supplements for improving exercise performance and increasing lean gains. However, one of the problems of...
Commonly referred to as the "building block of proteins"; amino acids come in all shapes and size. And to the lay consumer or novice supplement user, it can be a bit of a minefield trying to get...
Amino acids are often called the "Building Blocks of Protein" because the body makes proteins by putting specific combinations of amino acids together into long chains. Amino acids are therefore...
Buying supplements is never easy, especially secondary supplements such as amino acids, creatine, BCAAs and glutamine. But which one is better? Learn more about amino acid supplements and how they...
Amino Acids – What Are They? Amino acids are a class of biologically active organic molecules. They all have a basic structure for which they are named – the carbon backbone has a...
All of us have experienced post-workout soreness. This is caused by both mechanical and metabolic damage to the muscles, and it can reduce exercise capacity and sap motivation, causing missed gym...
Nearly everyone you ask would say they have a pretty good handle on the biological differences between men and women, but it's a good bet that only a small minority would mention the immune system...
Researchers are no closer to solving the tiring problem of muscle fatigue. It is known that the fatigue in muscles in due to a number of factors, a major contributor being the accumulation of...
Fish oil is one of the most popular nutritional supplements used today, and has a lot of well studied benefits which are recognised by health professionals. Krill oil has only come onto the market...
Here is a rough guide, in order from the most basic (ie, get these first), to the most advanced (ie, get these last) supplements. Keep in mind though, that this is merely a guide, and is by no means..
Blended proteins are possibly one of the best selling forms of protein. This is because each type of protein has its own pros and cons and no one protein can do it all alone. By combining different...
The Future of Bodybuilding is Here Imagine potentially doubling or even tripling your muscle growth and reducing your recovery time, all with just 2 capsules a day. Well stop imagining, because...
Here at Mr Supplement we get a lot of questions about supplements. We understand that the supplement world can be a little overwhelming for beginners, or even some intermediate trainers. So we're...
The more experienced readers will know that there's no such thing as an "average" protein powder. In this article we'll take a closer look at what makes up a weight gainer and how they can be used...
Echinacea is a genus of flower belonging to the daisy family. Perhaps the most well-known benefit of Echinacea is its reported ability to boost the immune system. However, more recent evidence sugge..
Gynostemma pentaphyllum also known as jiaogulan is a vine belonging to the cucumber family. It is used as a herbal medicine which may have antioxidant effects, increase exercise performance, provide..
Yerba mate is a Spanish name for a green plant known as Ilex paragariensis to botanists and belonging to the holly family. It has applications for bodybuilding and exercise because it has stimulant...
As the name suggests, plant protein is the protein from plants. Just like protein from other sources, it can be used to promote lean gains, fat loss, and muscle recovery...
What is Agmatine? Agmatine is a compound that is normally produced in the human body through a process in which l-arginine is decarboxylated and transformed into Agmatine. Since the compound first...
MSM is a sulphur containing compound, and it can be used for the treatment of osteoarthritis and the maintenance of joints health. If you're joints are well worn from a life time of strenuous physic..
Along with glucosamine, chondroitin is one of the best known treatments for joint disease and for the maintenance of joint health. So if you suffer from joint pain as a result of high intensity and...
Krill are small prawn-like marine crustacean that belong to the Euphausia genus. A certain species, Antarctic krill, is used to make krill oil, which has recently proven to be superior in nutrient...
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a compound well known in the medical industry. However, what may be of more interest to you and me, is its ability to improve exercise performance and help speed up recovery
Oxidation can cause cell death, which can lead to many diseases and reductions in exercise performance. Antioxidants can help to reduce cell damage, and hence speed up recovery and provide other...
Beetroot is an edible root that is enjoyed by many people and occurs commonly on Australian hamburgers. Despite its humble origins, beets have been established to possess powerful nitric oxide and...
Without protein your body cannot synthesise or repair muscle, which is why protein is probably one of the number one nutrients to consider when taking up bodybuilding or intensive exercise. Many...
Dextrose (AKA glucose) is a simple sugar that is the primary source of energy for the body. It is rapidly digested and is therefore important for athletes and bodybuilders to increase workout potent..
Cranberries are a sweet and sour edible berry which has, over recent years, received a lot of attention because it has been classified as a "super food". Cranberries are rich in nutrients and antiox..
WPI (or whey protein isolate) is a form of whey protein that has been processed in such a fashion that many of the impurities such as carbs and fats are removed from whey. This results in a higher...
Whey protein is probably one of the best known supplements used by bodybuilders today. It is a complete protein, meaning it contains all the essential amino acids, and is of very high and rapid...
Does this go with that? How can I improve the way this works? If you've ever asked these types of questions, this article may give you the basic information you need to help build a more effective...
Valerian is a herbal sleeping aid that has been used for decades and has been well documented for its ability to safely treat insomnia. It is said to have a sedative and calming effect...
Micellar casein is an insoluble form of casein that is revered for its slow release properties. The term "micellar" refers to the fact that these proteins naturally aggregate into "micelles" when in..
What Is Humanofort? Humanofort™ is a patented Romanian supplement said to be beneficial for a whole host of medical and clinical issues including raising testosterone levels to reducing cortisol...
Glucosamine is one of the best known supplements in the world. Glucosamine plays a role in building cartilage, which is the substance between joints that provides cushioning. Glucosamine can be used..
Vitamin C (or ascorbic acid) is probably one of the most famous of the water soluble vitamins. It serves some vital functions such as being involved in the synthesis of collagen, L-carnitine, and...
Vitamin E is one of the essential fat soluble vitamins. The best known function of vitamin E is that it's a powerful antioxidant that protects the body from free radical damage...
What Are Amino Acids? Amino acids are essentially the building blocks of protein, which are required for many important functions and processes within the human body. There are 22 standard amino...
Spirulina is an edible form of fresh water algae. Being high in protein, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids, it is known for its rich array of nutrients and potential ergog...
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter and plays a role in the regulation of muscle tone. It may help to increase levels of hGH in order to improve lean gains, fat loss, and even aid...
Eager to know what protein supplement is best for you? There are a lot of ways to answer this question but one important aspect is the quality of the protein and how it is extracted and manufactured.
Resveratrol is a phenol that naturally occurs in a few plants. It is something of interest to bodybuilders because it may have oestrogen blocking, fat burning, and nitric oxide increasing properties.
Coenzyme Q10 is a lipid soluble vitamin-like substance, found in the mitochondria of cells, and is involved in the production of ATP during aerobic respiration. Much like a real vitamin, it is now...
In bodybuilding, taurine is often singled out for its antioxidant, cell-volumising and muscle contractile regulation properties. But taurine is a versatile amino acid with many other beneficial effect
Learn more about the evolution of 'fast' and 'slow' protein supplements and how they differentially affect muscle protein synthesis and breakdown
A series of recent studies by Japanese researchers suggests that the high content of branched-chain amino acid-containing dipeptides in whey hydrolysate is key to its superior anabolic properties
Milk can be broken up into two major protein groups. Casein makes up the vast majority of the protein content of milk (80%). The remaining 20% contains a group of proteins collectively known as...
Greens or phytonutrients are a group of plant derived supplements aimed at providing individuals with a huge array of nutrients. With the busy lifestyles of the modern populous, it is no surprise...
Creatine has been clinically proven time and again to be effective in building strength and muscle. Consequently, it is one of the must have supplements for bodybuilders, weight lifters, and other...
Oral citrulline has been shown to be more effective than oral arginine at raising blood levels of arginine. So what is citrulline; what foods is it in; and how is it linked with arginine in the body?
Learn about Vitamin D and it's effects relating to Bodybuilding, Strength, Weight Training & Muscle Hypertrophy. How does it affect Testosterone Production, Fertility & performance. Traditionally...
Carnitine Carnitine is arguably one of the most well-known supplements in the bodybuilding industry. It’s been around for decades…literally! Most gym enthusiasts have tried it at one time or...
Whether you're a bodybuilder trying to gain lean muscle, someone trying to lose weight (fat) or someone struggling to maintain a healthy diet, there's plenty of protein shakes available to help you.
GPLC - What Is It? GPLC or glycine propionyl L-carnitine is a propionyl ester of carnitine which contains an additional glycine component. Propionyl L-carnitine or PLC is a natural endogenous...
Arginine vs Citrulline As the supplement industry continues to grow, so too do the products that make that industry. With pre-workout formulations continuing to dominate the market behind protein...
There has been a lot of attention on the idea of nutrient timing over the past decade or so and how it might be able to offer ergogenic benefits over that of the actual supplements themselves....
Enhancing Your Performance Athletes and bodybuilders are always looking for new ways to enhance their performance. After all, a shaved millisecond or an extra kilo of muscle could mean the...
Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance is one of the most common intolerances in the world. It is the inability of people to digest and metabolize the sugar lactose found in milk and milk...
Growth hormone is a hormone that is revered and respected in bodybuilding and athletic populations worldwide. It is an anabolic (growth promoting) hormone like testosterone but is...
Most of us know that carbohydrates are an important and essential nutrient for us to consume on a daily basis to provide us with the energy we need. On top of that,...
Meal Planning Nutrition is vital and what many consider the largest factor in achieving your goals. However many of us forget this fact due to our busy work and social schedules coupled with...
Muscles move via electrical nerve conduction. In order to help promote nerve conduction, we need electrolytes. Electrolytes are simply substances containing a charge, either positive or negative...
Protein Kinetics - There is no lack of articles regarding the benefits of protein for health. But how much protein per day is right for you? This article shall give you the facts...
Hydrolysed Protein - Protein is by all standards one of the most, if not THE most important nutrient related to bodybuilding and muscular adaptations. The body will conserve...
Protein supplements are becoming the macro nutrient receiving the most attention from the bodybuilding community. These supplements promote a positive nitrogen balance, providing an anabolic state...
Essential amino acids are those necessary for good health that can’t be synthesised by the body, so need to be ingested as part of the diet. Eight amino acids are...
Research has indicated that Taurine improves exercise performance by increasing muscle strength, help the body better use glucose, and protects the body form exercise induced muscle damage.
Carnosine is important for athletes such as bodybuilders wanting to increase the training intensity, as it elevates the training threshold in prolonged periods of anaerobic work.
Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) consist of Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine. They are essential amino acids as humans cannot survive unless these amino acids form part of the diet.
L-Valine is an amino acid and also a branched-chain amino acid found in high concentration in the muscles.
What is L-Isoleucine? L-Isoleucine is one of the essential amino acids that cannot be made by the body and is known for its ability to help endurance and assist in the repair and rebuilding of...
What is l-Leucine? L-Leucine is one of the essential Amino Acids and one of three Branched Chained Amino Acids, along with Isoleucine & Valine. There are eight Essential Amino Acids in total, with...
The popular amino acid L-Glutamine is found in protein powders, beans, meats, fish, poultry, dairy products, and of course, L-Glutamine supplements. Glutamine is one of the twenty nonessential amino..
Waxy maize starch is made up of amylopectin, which is a form of carbohydrate that is much more slowly digested compared to ordinary starch. This provides more sustained energy for bodybuilders and...
HMB is very well studied and there have been numerous scientific publications that show it has anabolic, lipolytic, and recovery boosting effects. In fact, the evidence supporting HMB is so strong...
During or ‘intra’ training supplements help to control body temperature and supply ATP to working muscles during exercise, resulting in physiological and metabolic changes, such as a counteracting a
Creatine Facts & Information - Creatine has been extensively researched, with 500+ studies conducted to date, confirming it is an important natural fuel enhancing supplement. Unlike many supplements..
Protein is essential to maintain a positive nitrogen balance to help you add quality muscle to your physique. The selection of the right protein at the right time can enhance your ability to keep your