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    Vindicating Vitamins: Protecting Your Health Is Never A 'Waste'

    By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.

    Don't fall for sensational headlines and slanted science about vitamin/mineral supplementation. Nothing short of your long-term health is at stake.

    Date Added: Dec 20, 2013

  • 3 Fats That Can Help You Lose Weight

    By: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD

    Not all dietary fats will make you fat. Here's the latest word on healthy fats that can help support your health and burn extra blubber!

    Date Added: Aug 6, 2014

  • Fat-Loss Hope Or Hype: The Truth About Garcinia Cambogia

    By: Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS

    Some say it's hyped, but others say it's just misunderstood. Hear from the researcher behind the most important studies and make your own decision!

    Date Added: Jun 12, 2014

  • Citrulline Malate: The Fatigue Fighter!

    By: Mike Roussell, Ph.D.

    No modern pre-workout or pump-boosting supplement is complete without citrulline. Here's why this amino acid is earning its way to the ergogenic hall of fame!

    Date Added: May 1, 2014

  • Research Roundup: Breaking Insights In Supplementation

    By: Contributing Writer

    Every month, academic journals publish dozens of new studies about training, nutrition, and athletic performance. We read the research and zero in on the take-home lessons so you don't have to!

    Date Added: Mar 13, 2014

  • Death By Protein: Debunking The 'Protein Is As Bad As Smoking' Study

    By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.

    A new study says that a high-protein diet will kill you, but boatloads of carbs are fine. Sound suspect? You're right. Jim Stoppani goes behind the headlines to bring you the real story!

    Date Added: Mar 11, 2014

  • 3 Types Of Muscle-Building Supplements For Overall Growth

    By: Train

    In its inaugural edition, TRAIN magazine, the newest health and fitness bible, reveals the truth about how they work and what you should be taking when.

    Date Added: Jan 2, 2014

  • Ask The Supp Guru Special Edition: Does Fish Oil Cause Prostate Cancer?

    By: Jim Stoppani, Ph.D.

    Just when you thought that the case for fish oil supplementation was airtight, along comes a study connecting essential fatty acids with prostate cancer. I'm here to set the record straight about this deeply flawed research.

    Date Added: Jul 15, 2013

  • From The Gut: Support Your Local Probiotic

    By: Contributing Writer

    A diverse community of microorganisms guards your digestive health. But emerging science suggests they may also be the answer to greater nutrient uptake and better performance.

    Date Added: Jun 19, 2013

  • Magic Mushroom: What 'The Caterpillar Fungus' Can Do For You

    By: Steven Stiefel

    Cordyceps is a strange-looking fungus with a bizarre back story and a hard-to-pronounce name, but don’t discount it without reading this!

    Date Added: Mar 28, 2013

  • Stone Age Sustenance: Fill The Gaps In Your Modern Diet With Smart Supplementation

    By: Fighters Only

    The cavemen were lucky: Today's produce is literally half the quality it once was. Fill the gaps in your modern diet with smart supplementation!

    Date Added: Mar 25, 2013

  • 7 Exciting New Supplements

    By: Muscle & Fitness

    Here's a look at the new supplements that are gaining momentum among fitness professionals worldwide.

    Date Added: Nov 16, 2012

  • Research Roundup Vol. 5: Breaking Insights In Training, Nutrition, And Supplementation

    By: Chris Lockwood, Ph.D.

    I read the studies and zero in on the take-home lesson so you don't have to!

    Date Added: Oct 2, 2012

  • Research Roundup, Vol. 2: Breaking Insights In Training, Nutrition And Supplementation

    By: Chris Lockwood, Ph.D.

    We read the studies and zero in on the take-home lessons – you reap the benefits of all our hard work. If you want to train smart, this is where you start.

    Date Added: Apr 4, 2012

  • Ric's Corner: Jerry Brainum & Old School Bodybuilding Part 2.

    By: Ric Drasin

    Ric asks Jerry about his stance on the supplement industry, and as expected he has much to say. To support healthy aging, Jerry has moved beyond the bodybuilding realm into wellness items like resveratrol, but in the same breath denounces current industry practices of ingredient stuffing and proprietary labeling. Flashback to the supplement scene in the 70's, and one was limited to Blair's and the occasionally unsavory Bob Hoffman line.

    Date Added: Mar 28, 2012

  • Supps To Fill You Up

    By: Muscle & Fitness

    You don't need a lot of high-tech gadgets to fight off hunger pangs. You just need the right supplements.

    Date Added: Mar 28, 2012

  • Research Roundup, Vol. 1: Breaking Insights In Training, Nutrition And Supplementation

    By: Chris Lockwood, Ph.D.

    We read the studies and zero in on the take-home lessons – you reap the benefits of all our hard work. If you want to train smart, this is where you start.

    Date Added: Nov 30, 2011

  • Resveratrol Benefits: How Good Is This Grape-Skin Supplement?

    By: Marie Spano

    Reservations about resveratrol? Learn what this cutting-edge ingredient is all about, and get caught up with the latest resveratrol research!

    Date Added: Nov 18, 2011

  • Turbo Boost: Nitric Oxide Pre-Workout Special

    By: Muscle & Fitness

    To understand the complexities and effectiveness of the supplement products in today’s pre-workout category, you need to understand where it all started: NO Boosters

    Date Added: Nov 18, 2011

  • Beneficios Del Aceite De Pescado: Inclina La Balanza A Tu Favor Con Nuestra Guía Redactada Por Expertos

    By: Layne Norton

    Hay muchísima información y propaganda sobre los suplementos de aceite de pescado, pero ¿deberías probarlo tú también? Por supuesto.

    Date Added: Aug 15, 2011

  • Proteína De Huevo: Descubre Los Fundamentos Científicos Con Nuestra Guía Redactada Por Expertos

    By: Chris Lockwood, Ph.D.

    ¿La proteína de huevo (como suplemento) es una manera de incubar tu nuevo crecimiento o te dejará el físico cascado? Conoce la respuesta en este artículo.

    Date Added: Aug 15, 2011

  • Stack Up Your Post-Workout Shake With Dextrose!

    By: Alex Stewart

    If there's still any speculation as to the benefit of a post-workout shake with dextrose, this information will put any concern to the wayside!

    Date Added: Nov 2, 2010

  • How Fish Oils Help Balance Your Nutrition For Optimal Health!

    By: Dr. Matthew Isner

    You may eat clean or you may eat junk food...but if you aren't eating fish then your diet is out of balance! Discover why fish oils are essential in your nutrition plan for optimal health!

    Date Added: Jun 17, 2010

  • New Sports Nutrition Frontier: Transmucosal Delivery System For Muscle-Building Supplements.

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    One of the most exciting and innovative areas of research in boosting bioavailabilty for certain sports nutrition ingredients is the development and utilization of transmucosal delivery systems... Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 16, 2010

  • The 'Magic Pill', Reality Or Fantasy: Mitochondria Secrets May Have Answer!

    By: JSNitro

    The magic pill doesn't exist but cutting-edge science has made a breakthrough and found the link. Inside the cells of our bodies are tiny organelles called mitochondria. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jun 15, 2010

  • MHP Probolic-SR Review: Does New Protein Technology Work?

    By: Matt Canning

    Upon reviewing Probolic-SR by Maximum Human Performance the results to me are mixed. The following three reviews provide just a small view into one of many protein supplements... Find out more right here.

    Date Added: Jul 1, 2009

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-14-09!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about olive oil, caffeine, genetics and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Apr 29, 2009

  • Is ADMA Killing Your Pump? Next Generation N.O. Product Pushes The Limits!

    By: Cytogenix

    Why is it that some workouts you just can't stimulate a blood-engorged muscle pump despite countless torturous sets and ultra-focused reps? The answer...

    Date Added: Apr 22, 2009

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-07-09!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about exercise and depression, prednisolone, injury detection and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Apr 15, 2009

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-02-09!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about anabolic steroids, lifting weights and insulin, stretching and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Apr 7, 2009

  • Justin.tv Chat #55: Anthony Almada On New Supplement Research!

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Learn all about the latest new supplement research with guru Anthony Almada from GENR8!

    Date Added: Apr 7, 2009

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 02-19-09!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about probiotics, smoking & alcohol, shock therapy and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Mar 12, 2009

  • What Is Vitargo? Anthony Almada Sheds Light On Recovery Supplement!

    By: Eyad H. Yehyawi

    What's the big deal about post-workout recovery and this product? I wanted to learn as much as I could about this... To find my answers, I had the privilege and honor to interview Anthony Almada. Learn more.

    Date Added: Feb 6, 2009

  • CYTOCELL - Reducing Muscle Damage For Even Faster Growth!

    By: Cytogenix

    By its very nature, weight training is destructive. We train hard to increase the size and strength of our skeletal muscle by subjecting it to weight-induced stress... Learn more about what CYTOCELL is and how it may promote a better recovery.

    Date Added: Feb 6, 2009

  • EPO Blood Building - The New Rage In Bodybuilding And Sports Supplements!

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    One of the hottest topics capturing the attention of athletes, coaches and trainers centers on using the drug rhEPO. Discover how blood building is becoming a hot topic for debate as athletes continue looking for the edge. Find out more.

    Date Added: Feb 4, 2009

  • What Are You Taking? A Simple Guide To What's In Supplements.

    By: Brad Borland

    Microfiltered, isolates, extracts, ethyl esters, concentrates, acetyl-L, sulfates, what on earth do all of these terms mean? Below is a short list of some of the more popular supplements on the market and what these different forms or additions do.

    Date Added: Nov 7, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 10-14-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about exercise inflammation, genetics, acne and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Oct 20, 2008

  • Unrelenting Muscle Is Here - Beat ROS & Increase Creatine Effectiveness!

    By: MuscleTech

    Being a bodybuilder places us in a very elite realm and although we pour every ounce of sweat and blood into our workouts, we inevitably hit a muscle-building wall. Here enters creatine...

    Date Added: Aug 21, 2008

  • The Real Deal Or An Impostor? 5 Steps To Avoid Garbage Products

    By: Marie Spano

    Somewhere between the glossy ads and inflated marketing claims or testimonials lies the truth. Few dietary supplements have scientific studies... Get educated with these 5 useful steps!

    Date Added: Jul 16, 2008

  • Anabolic Enzymes: Maximizing Your Muscle-Building Potential!

    By: Shannon Clark

    If you are dedicating time during your day to lifting weights, it only makes sense that you would want to get the best results you could... Find out how simple digestive enzymes can play a huge role in this age-old quest!

    Date Added: Jul 14, 2008

  • Exercise Metabolism: Role Of Glycine Propionyl-L-Carnitine (GPLC)!

    By: Contributing Writer

    Athletes and fitness enthusiasts are constantly looking for methods to improve exercise performance and to lose body fat. GPLC shows promise for favorable outcome in exercise performance & metabolism. Read more!

    Date Added: Jul 9, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-26-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about chitosan, fruits and vegetables, glucosamine, and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Jul 2, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-24-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about effects of drinking, cranberries, nitric oxide, and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Jun 26, 2008

  • AMP #32 - Steve Nissen Podcast Interview: HMB Inventor!

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    Welcome to Interview #32 in the Awesome Muscles Podcast Interview Series. Today, your host, Daniel Gastelu, talks with Dr. Steve Nissen, Professor of Nutrition. Find out how his career led to the creation of HMB (Beta-Hydroxy Beta-Methylbutyrate)!

    Date Added: Jun 26, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 6-18-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about pycnogenol, consuming eggs, garlic & antioxidants, and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Jun 20, 2008

  • Effects Of L-Carnitine-L-Tartrate On Muscle Recovery & Growth!

    By: MuscleTech

    Get the latest science behind the importance of L-Carnitine-L-Tartrate. Here are some results from those studies and what they have concluded about LCLT. Will they really improve muscle recovery and growth efforts? Time will tell.

    Date Added: Apr 17, 2008

  • DMAE Supplementation: A Fountain Of Youth?

    By: Jeff Behar

    Manufacturers claim it has an anti-aging benefit. The media and the manufacturers have even referred to the compound as 'a facelift in a jar.' Learn more.

    Date Added: Apr 14, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 4-01-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about red cabbage, building better abs, solid meals vs MRPs, and more. Check them out.

    Date Added: Apr 3, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 3-27-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about tomatoes, bodybuilding, myostatin inhibitors, and how fat is bad for you. Check them out.

    Date Added: Mar 28, 2008

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 3-13-08!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about subcutaneous fat, exercise and cancer, your brain and exercise, and the importance of breakfast. Check them out.

    Date Added: Mar 18, 2008

  • Critical Health: Calcium And Fat-Burning!

    By: Critical Health

    Recent studies have shown that a diet supplemented with low-fat dairy calcium triggers a greater response for fat loss. The study tells why.

    Date Added: Jan 21, 2008

  • Critical Health: Late-Breaking Discoveries On HMB!

    By: Critical Health

    Critical Health: Sports Medicine's interest in HMB has been increasing over the last few years. See some of the results right here!

    Date Added: Dec 17, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 11-15-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about steroids and adrenal glands, healthy bones, ibuprofen, and Hawthorne berry. Check them out.

    Date Added: Nov 19, 2007

  • 2007 Bodybuilding & Sports Supplement User's Guide. Table Of Contents.

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    The 2007 Bodybuilding & Sports Supplement User's Guide is the ultimate guide to promote a better understanding about effective ingredients, proven fat burners, and much, much more!

    Date Added: Nov 19, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 09-06-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about nutrition & cardiovascular health, effects of carbs & BCAA's during exercise, and protein. Read on to learn about some of the studies that have been taking place.

    Date Added: Sep 17, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 08-22-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about soy protein, whole grains & fiber, green tea, and probiotics. Read on to learn about some of the studies that have been taking place.

    Date Added: Aug 27, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 08-13-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about water and how it may effect your heart, effects of Strength training on free testosterone, weight management, and Panax Ginseng - Can it get you lean?

    Date Added: Aug 14, 2007

  • Clayton's Health Facts: Omega-3 Fatty Acids.

    By: Clayton South

    Omega-3 fatty acids are classified as essential because the body can't make them from other substances and they must, therefore, be obtained through diet or supplementation.

    Date Added: May 21, 2007

  • Herbs In Sport: Learn About Various Types & Uses.

    By: Lada Plihalova

    First time I was attracted to herbs by some schoolwork about forbidden drugs in sport. Here is a brief list of herbs you can use for bulking and cutting phases of training. Learn about Nettle, Klamath weed, Yerba and several more.

    Date Added: Apr 21, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 04-06-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about Synephrine (is it safe & effective?), effectiveness of glutamine, importance of breakfast, fats, BCAA's and problems around the holidays.

    Date Added: Apr 10, 2007

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research - 02-19-07!

    By: Clayton South

    Learn more from these studies about fruits & vegetables effecting weight loss, antioxidant effectiveness, low carb diets, functional food, colloidal silver and supplements...

    Date Added: Feb 26, 2007

  • Has Science Gone Too Far With Human Performance And Development?

    By: Mark Subsinsky

    Has science gone too far? In the bodybuilding world, we are pretty damn close. In this article, I examine the song 'Science Gone To Far' and reflect on the lyrics and our world today. Bonus material on Myostatin… Check it out!

    Date Added: Dec 26, 2006

  • A 'Round Table' Discussion About The Benefits Of Orotic Acid.

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    As King Arthur's Round Table was meant to give equal voice, so shall this Round Table be for The Kingdom of MAN to have a voice. Discussion often elicits deeper thought... Today we will discuss Orotic Acid.

    Date Added: Oct 4, 2006

  • Coconut Oil: Another Reason To Love The Tropics!

    By: Jayson Kroner

    Past and current civilizations exhibit health patterns and life expectancies that continue to bewilder health professionals. But why? The coconut might hold some of those answers. Learn more about it right here.

    Date Added: Oct 3, 2006

  • PPARs And Their Use In Improving Health And Wellness!

    By: Derek Beast Charlebois

    There are three different PPAR isoforms, each of which have a distinct action when activated. Learn what these are right here and what drugs are being studied to use them to our advantage.

    Date Added: Jun 6, 2006

  • Muscle Science Round-Up: A Look Into Muscle Gain And Fat Loss.

    By: Iron Man Magazine

    An introspective look at 12 research reports that can jump-start our muscle growth and fat loss - From nutrition nitro to de-catabolizing your cardio to spot reduction to speed moves for mass.

    Date Added: May 10, 2006

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 3-23-06!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    The questions and answers posted here are about lowering your body fat, how long you should take creatine, zma and other supplements and more. Read on to see how the Doc responds.

    Date Added: Apr 4, 2006

  • Protein Handbook For Beginners: The Value Of Protein Supplements.

    By: Jeff Behar

    Supplements can be extremely valuable to the busy bodybuilder particularly if you are at work or on the go. Learn what protein is best for you here.

    Date Added: Mar 30, 2006

  • The Scoop On Labrada's Super Charge And The Effects Of Coffee!

    By: Dr. David Ryan

    I have tried several pre-workout supplements introduced to the supplement market over the years and have not been impressed. Learn why Super Charge is different and how it works.

    Date Added: Mar 21, 2006

  • Glucuronolactone And The Athlete.

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    What is glucuronolactone? This article will give an exhaustive look into what it is and the benefits it may have. Learn more about it right here.

    Date Added: Mar 15, 2006

  • Supplement Savvy - 2/23/06.

    By: Christopher Mohr

    For this issue of Supplement Savvy, I'm going to share with you a new study about CLA and its effects during resistance training. Learn more about it right here.

    Date Added: Feb 28, 2006

  • Free Radicals And Vitamin E.

    By: Par Deus

    Learn more about what free radicals are and how they effect the body in a negative way. Studies have shown antioxidants to reduce this damage. Learn more...

    Date Added: Dec 30, 2005

  • Should I Take Casein Or Whey Protein?

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    Understanding the link between the structure and function of a particular muscle will help you to make the right decision, put together an intelligent program and start adding some high quality muscle mass.

    Date Added: Dec 27, 2005

  • Supplementation: A Look At Why You Should Take Nutritional Supplements!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    I believe there are two reasons we should all take a high quality vitamin and mineral supplement. Those are less health problems as we age, and to improve health and functioning. Learn more right here.

    Date Added: Dec 24, 2005

  • MRP LoCarb -The Ultimate Anabolic, AntiCatabolic, Fat Burning, MRP Shake!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    What is MRP LoCarb? Well to learn about what it is exactly then you have come to the right place. This amazing product is loaded with the consumer in mind. There were no short cuts taken here. Learn more...

    Date Added: Dec 15, 2005

  • MRP's And Body Composition!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    What exactly is a meal replacement powder? Is it a substitute for having a salad, vegetables, steak and desert, and maybe even a glass of red wine? Don't be ridiculous. Learn more about what these are right here.

    Date Added: Dec 13, 2005

  • Caffeine: The Wake-Promoting Therapeutic.

    By: Fawnia Dietrich

    Caffeine is a stimulant/diuretic drug contained in coffee, tea and kola nuts. This is the stuff that makes coffee so addictive. The article reveals a variety of information ranging from lack of sleep to effects on pregnancy. Check it out.

    Date Added: Dec 7, 2005

  • Leucine: The Anabolic Trigger!

    By: Layne Norton

    It has been shown that in order for protein balance to become positive post workout, dietary protein, specifically the amino acid leucine, must be consumed. Learn how that happens right here.

    Date Added: Dec 6, 2005

  • Rejuvenating Your Brain With Acetyl-L-Carnitine And Alpha-Lipoic Acid!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    The combination of acetyl-l-carnitine and alpha lipoic acid has been shown to help neurons maintain optimal energy levels and rejuvenate aging brains. Learn more about these two supplements and what they do right here.

    Date Added: Dec 5, 2005

  • Supplementing Her Sex Life!

    By: Par Deus

    The topic of female sexual health has always seemed to take a back seat to the male side of things. This article focuses entirely on the female sexual experience and what can be used to improve it!

    Date Added: Oct 31, 2005

  • Chemically Correct: Caffeine Part I.

    By: Par Deus

    Despite how caffeine affects my individual biochemistry, I find its widespread use fascinating. Here are my discoveries of a drug that is socially accepted by all ages. Get the scoop on caffeine right here.

    Date Added: Oct 20, 2005

  • 20 Supplements For A Healthy Holiday Season!

    By: Jayson Kroner

    The nutritional sciences have blessed us with a number of supplements that can help support the five major areas of vulnerability during the holiday season. Let's examine each right here!

    Date Added: Oct 12, 2005

  • Rooibos: Science And Practice!

    By: Lisa Marie

    The science behind rooibos is growing. The benefits are becoming recognized for what they are. This amazing nutritional product is surely one to try. Read on to learn more.

    Date Added: Aug 23, 2005

  • Stop Congress From Passing The Dietary Supplement Access & Awareness Act.

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    It is time again to flex some Bodybuilding.com community muscle like we did in support of Arnold earlier this year. But this time we need to let our politicians know, ENOUGH ALREADY, and to leave our dietary supplements alone.

    Date Added: Jul 28, 2005

  • Tell Congress To Protect Dietary Supplements!

    By: Other Writer

    As you read this, Congress is considering new legislation that would take away your access to safe, effective and affordable dietary supplements.

    Date Added: Jul 26, 2005

  • Codex Or CAFTA Do Not Regulate How Supplements Are Sold In The U.S.A.

    By: Press Releases

    Find out the latest info regarding Codex, European Directive regulations and CAFTA...

    Date Added: Jul 18, 2005

  • Choline: Supplements Of This Essential Compound Help Many Types Of Athletes!

    By: Peak Performance

    Will runners, swimmers, and basketball players benefit from choline supplementation? Well to find out more about this unique compound read on to get all the details. The results will surpise you.

    Date Added: Jul 12, 2005

  • Magnesium: Why Magnesium Matters To Athletes!

    By: Peak Performance

    Just how important is magnesium to athletes? Well new research suggests that even small shortfalls in magnesium intake can inhibit athletic performance. Continue reading here to learn more about this mineral.

    Date Added: Jun 30, 2005

  • WADA & NCAA Banned Substance Lists.

    By: Athletes.com News Page.

    Find out what supplements are banned in the WADA & NCAA organizations!

    Date Added: Jun 20, 2005

  • A Review Of Pre-Workout Nutrition Protocols And Ribose!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    While we already know how important post-workout nutrition is we have not stepped into the realm of pre-workout nutrition in addition to whether or not Ribose helps increase power. Read on to see if a pre-workout shake works better than you thought.

    Date Added: May 23, 2005

  • Tyrosine & Effects On Performance.

    By: Christopher Mohr

    Bodybuilding.com readers are quite an inquisitive group, which is great. This week was no exception with a great question coming in about Tyrosine. To learn more about this amino acid please read on.

    Date Added: May 19, 2005

  • L-Carnitine - Metabolic Rocket Fuel.

    By: Jayson Kroner

    Why do you train? Is it the rush, the burn, the chiseled physique? It makes no difference. All athletes face one commone obstacle... the wall. Well read on to find out about a great supplement to help with your energy needs.

    Date Added: May 13, 2005

  • HMB: Overrated, Overpriced, Or Overlooked: Part 1.

    By: Derek Beast Charlebois

    There is one supplement that pops up in discussions every so often. Today that supplement happens to be HMB. In this article we will examine the current research and science behind HMB to see whether my progress was affected by HMB.

    Date Added: May 5, 2005

  • Chokeberry Juice: A Study Reviewed!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    This week I'm going to cover a few products that are a bit more obscure. Folks may encounter them, so I believe it is worth covering them.

    Date Added: Apr 6, 2005

  • Project Clout: Seize The Power!

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    The wait for a proven multi-component performance enhancer is over! What you are about to witness is one of the only supplements available anywhere, where every single ingredient is proven to extend your performance and recovery...

    Date Added: Mar 29, 2005

  • Be In The KNOw About NO!

    By: Layne Norton

    Products that increase nitric oxide claim to have positive influences on body composition and recovery by increasing blood flow to skeletal muscle. Is that true? Find out here...

    Date Added: Feb 25, 2005

  • Orotic Acid: The Sexiest Sports Nutrition Nutrient In Existence!

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    In this the first complete article covering this truly remarkable new supplement we hope reveal its genuine potential in enhancing your athletic performance and body composition.

    Date Added: Jan 4, 2005

  • Bovine Colostrum: A Miracle Discovered.

    By: Evan Waters

    This supplement could prove to be the answer to all our prayers. Learn all about Bovine Colostrum!

    Date Added: Dec 30, 2004

  • A Primer On Self-Medication!

    By: Mark Subsinsky

    The intent of this article is to discuss some of the issues involved in self-diagnosis and self-medication and ways to improve the successful use of medication. No judgment is made of the application and use of prescription medication in the process.

    Date Added: Dec 16, 2004

  • Lab Reports: Can They Be Trusted?

    By: Clayton South

    The newest battle between supplement manufacturers has resulted in an attack upon science and the consumer. Not surprisingly, false laboratory reports on nutritional supplements have caused confusion amongst consumers. What is the truth? Find out here...

    Date Added: Nov 26, 2004

  • Should There Be MORE Or Less Regulation On Supplements?

    By: Topic Of The Week

    The Topic: Should There Be MORE Or Less Regulation On Supplements? Find out what people from our popular message boards think...

    Date Added: Nov 24, 2004

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-19-04!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    This week I'm going to bring to you some of the work I heard recently at a conference I attended.

    Date Added: Nov 19, 2004

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 10-10-04!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    One particular herbal supplement that is common among individuals is ginseng. Learn all about ginseng here!

    Date Added: Nov 9, 2004

  • FDA Authorized Claims That Can Be Made For Foods And Dietary Supplements!

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    Yes, claims for foods and dietary supplements are FDA (Food and Drug Administration) authorized and regulated, contrary to what the media would have you think...

    Date Added: Oct 27, 2004

  • CLA: Conjugated Linoleic Acid Research.

    By: Mike Hajoway

    A deficiency of CLA in the diet may be a major factor in causing Americans to gain so many fat pounds. CLA is a potent antioxidant...

    Date Added: Sep 10, 2004

  • Iron And Athletic Performance

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    A lot hinges on the ability of the body to transport oxygen. Oxygen is transported in the blood by the pigment of the red blood cells (hemoglobin). Iron is a component of...

    Date Added: Aug 27, 2004

  • HCF-1 Super Supplement: The Future Of Sports?

    By: Bob Cicherillo

    There is a new product in development, ready to explode onto the supplement scene and make all else obsolete. It's the newest advancement in science, and cutting edge technology to say the least...

    Date Added: Aug 18, 2004

  • GAKIC: The Ultimate Anti-Fatigue Agent?

    By: Anssi Manninen

    These findings reinforce the notion that GAKIC supplementation may be a useful aid for strength-power athletes, similar to creatine supplementation.

    Date Added: Jul 30, 2004

  • The Pro's And Con's Of Dietary Supplementation: Part 1!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    Let's take a look into some of the pro's and con's of supplementation and hopefully the next time you see an ad for one of these products, you will be well equipped to sort through the hype and carefully scrutinize the science behind what is being...

    Date Added: Jul 12, 2004

  • Vitamin A For Bodybuilders!

    By: David Robson

    Vitamin and mineral research is a very complex area. Required intake varies from person to person and different vitamins and minerals perform different functions. This article, the first in a series, will focus specifically on the function of Vitamin A and its importance to bodybuilders.

    Date Added: Apr 9, 2004

  • Beta-Alanine & Histidine: The Muscle Burning Fire Fighters!

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    As I write this, I am as an athlete and avid supplement user very excited about several brand new and potentially huge performance enhancing natural compounds. Find out what it is and what it can do for you!

    Date Added: Apr 4, 2004

  • Supplement Savvy - Research Main Page!

    By: Christopher Mohr

    Chris Mohr's weekly review of the latest supplement studies! Find out what works and what doesn't so you can get the best possible results.

    Date Added: Mar 21, 2004

  • My Current And Previous Supplements Review!

    By: Nathan Underhill

    Over the past year, I've purchased a good amount of supplements, and surprisingly, they've all worked to a certain degree, some better then others. Find out which supplements worked best!

    Date Added: Feb 23, 2004

  • An Efficient Approach To Losing Weight!

    By: Other Writer

    You do not have to starve your body to lose fat. Starving your body will only result in your body shedding muscle and not fat. In order to lose fat, you have to use a two pronged approach. Learn what they are...

    Date Added: Feb 20, 2004

  • Octopamine: Eight-Legged Fat Loss!

    By: Contributing Writer

    Several years of intense research has led me to a new fat loss agent that is not only highly unique but also extremely powerful. The name of the compound is Octopamine HCl...also known as Norsynephrine HCl.

    Date Added: Feb 5, 2004

  • More On Citrulline Malate!

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    I believe Citrulline Malate has the potential to be the next big thing in helping to redefine human athletic performance.

    Date Added: Feb 5, 2004

  • Enzymes Complete!

    By: Joel Tietge

    Every enzyme eventually wears out and dies. Enzymes actually work and communicate with one another to form cooperatives when necessary and maintain equilibrium within all the bodies’ systems. Learn the facts on enzymes!

    Date Added: Jan 12, 2004

  • What About DMSO?

    By: Dennis Weis

    The therapeutic relief of DMSO in a matter of minutes and at most one hour after an application. Always remember though that DMSO is not the answer to a professional medical and sports evaluation!

    Date Added: Dec 30, 2003

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid: A True Anti-Oxidant!

    By: Mike Hajoway

    Supplementing with alpha lipoic acid can result in measurable gains in both strength and muscularity. Therefore, alpha lipoic acid could be very beneficial in your quest for muscle growth.

    Date Added: Dec 13, 2003

  • Serious Supplement Muscle Science!

    By: Planet Muscle

    In this issue we discuss many of the latest supplement and nutrition studies, and what they mean to you.

    Date Added: Nov 21, 2003

  • Lipoic Acid: The Super Supplement!

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Lipoic acid is a powerful antioxidant. That alone would justify it's place in our must have supplement list. But lipoic acid does much more.

    Date Added: Nov 13, 2003

  • Citrulline Malate: The Next Big Thing?

    By: Joey Rodrigues

    I believe Citrulline Malate has the potential to be the next big thing in helping to redefine human athletic performance. Check out the studies that prove it!

    Date Added: Nov 5, 2003

  • All About Ghrelin!

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    For decades scientists and metabolism experts around the world have been singing he same tune. Weight loss comes down to calories. Recent research has uncovered a hormone that has gone un noticed until now. Find out what Ghrelin is and why there is so much hype about it!

    Date Added: Oct 14, 2003

  • How ZMA Can Benefit You?

    By: David Galanis

    There is an amazingly effective new sports performance product called ZMA that has been clinically proven to significantly increase both anabolic hormone levels and muscle strength in trained athletes.

    Date Added: Oct 1, 2003

  • All About Glucosamine!

    By: David Galanis

    The main basic purpose of glucosamine is to create long chains called glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), which the joints and cartilage require for repair. Find out how it can help you!

    Date Added: Sep 29, 2003

  • How Alpha-Lipoic Acid Can Benefit You?

    By: David Galanis

    After all, there are dozens of ingredients on the market that have powerful antioxidant functions. However, the unique qualities possessed by ALA, functioning as both a water- and fat-soluble antioxidant make it an intriguing ingredient and a supplement worthy of serious consideration.

    Date Added: Sep 22, 2003

  • Ephedra: Why All The Fuss?

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Ephedra is used by bodybuilders and other athletes, and by those wanting to lose weight/body fat, for two main reasons. First of all it increases their energy and training drive. Secondly, under certain conditions, it increases metabolic rate and the mobilization and oxidation of body fat.

    Date Added: Sep 16, 2003

  • All About Antioxidant Supplementation!

    By: ISSA

    I have collected a series of articles form various publications that collectively summarize many of the most current perspectives on supplementing antioxidants.

    Date Added: Sep 9, 2003

  • An In-Depth Analysis Of L-Tyrosine.

    By: Mauro Di Pasquale

    Dr. Di takes a scientific look into claims that tyrosine can do wonders for sports performance and weight loss, and for anything else that may ail you.

    Date Added: Aug 27, 2003

  • The Truth About HMB!

    By: ISSA

    Beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbuteric acid, or HMB, is a metabolite of the essential amino acid Leucine. HMB is thought to play a role in the regulation of protein breakdown in the body. Learn what it is and how it can help you!

    Date Added: Aug 21, 2003

  • From Milk To Muscles: The Whey Story!

    By: Planet Muscle

    Several weeks ago I was asked to explore the ins and outs of whey protein. Overlooking the media hype, this is what I found. The truth. No outrageous claims to gain 25 lbs in 6 weeks, just the best proteins!

    Date Added: Aug 14, 2003

  • All About SAMe!

    By: Daniel Gastelu

    In part I, I review the basics about SAMe and its effectiveness for treating osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia, with some information to consider concerning exercise for sufferers of arthritis.

    Date Added: Jul 31, 2003

  • Uncovering Vitamin C.

    By: Joel Tietge

    We're always told to take our vitamins and more often than not, the first vitamin that comes to mind is vitamin C. The term 'C complex' now has meaning and value. I'm hoping that this article will be the first in a series about common vitamins and uncommon knowledge.

    Date Added: Jul 22, 2003

  • Applied Bodybuilding Research: The Latest News!

    By: Clayton South

    Check out the latest research in the health industry from the top researchers in the world. All the up to date info lifted in one place!

    Date Added: Jul 21, 2003

  • Ecdysteroid: Bogus Bug Stuff Or Legit Ergogenic Aid?

    By: Virtual Muscle

    As a group, ecdysteroids are naturally occurring, polyhydroxylated plant sterols that have a plethora of non-hormonal anabolic and ergogenic activities in mammals. Learn what it is and how it can help YOU!

    Date Added: Jul 9, 2003

  • Miraculous Mushrooms: Maitake, Reishi, Shiitake, Cordyceps!

    By: Joel Tietge

    Learn how you can benefit from the use of mushroom products. Mushrooms have been consumed for thousands of years for their taste, nutrient content, and most importantly their numerous unique compounds and medicinal properties!

    Date Added: Jun 23, 2003

  • The Power Of Vitamin C!

    By: Reform Mag

    No other vitamin seems to have so many favorable effects on the body than this incredible pill. Vitamin C is not readily stored in your body and therefore needs to be replenished on a daily basis. I think the other important reason to supplement with extra vitamin C is because most people don't get enough in their daily diet. Written by Rick Schaff.

    Date Added: Jun 16, 2003

  • All About Ribose.

    By: ISSA

    A new dietary supplement ingredient, ribose, claims to increase ATP and energy levels, based on scientific research. Learn how it can help you!

    Date Added: May 23, 2003

  • Bio-Phase Nitrogen Intake: Increase Muscle Now!

    By: Planet Muscle

    All types of whey can be quickly absorbed through the lumen of the gut and intestine under specific metabolic dynamics, peculiar to the inherent bioactive peptide functions. Find out what you need to know to get the highest quality protein!

    Date Added: May 23, 2003

  • Super Protein: Making Sense Of The Mess!

    By: Planet Muscle

    Today, while there are more quality protein products than ever, we have all become guilty of selling smoke and mirrors and just lately, say in the last five years, this has gotten out of hand. All of the trade magazines are partially responsible.

    Date Added: May 20, 2003

  • Fighting Cancer With Whey!

    By: Will Brink

    Scientists have continued their research on whey proteins with even more impressive results. In previous articles, I've chronicled the extensive research showing the many potential health benefits of whey protein concentrate. Find out how whey protein has been proven to help fight cancer!

    Date Added: May 16, 2003

  • Cell Fusion: The New Science Of Liposomes & Polar Lipids.

    By: Planet Muscle

    Cellular fusion is the top priority when delivering active materials into the body for a specific cellular response. Find out the new science about liposomes and polar lipids. Learn why!

    Date Added: May 15, 2003

  • The Vindication Of Soy Protein!

    By: Will Brink

    The article goes against what the mags think people want to hear about their protein products. Soy has been bashed for so long, and the market for other proteins like whey has becomes so big, that they didn't want any article showing soy in a positive light.

    Date Added: May 5, 2003

  • A Brief Overview Of Herbalism.

    By: ISSA

    Learn how different herbs can help you improve your energy, strength, health and many other things! Find out how it can help you!

    Date Added: May 2, 2003

  • What About Vitamin E?

    By: David Knowles

    When it was discovered, it was thought that the function of vitamin E in plants was strictly for reproductive purposes. Today, however, vitamin E is being termed a wonder vitamin due to its positive effects that are being seen in a vast number of health areas. Learn how it can help you and why you need more!

    Date Added: May 1, 2003

  • The Whey It Is: The Truth About Whey Protein!

    By: Will Brink

    I hope this article finally clears up the major confusion people have surrounding whey. Whey is great stuff for many reasons, but you won't add mounds of muscle in ultra short time from the simple addition of whey to your diet.

    Date Added: Apr 24, 2003

  • All About Green Tea!

    By: Other Writer

    Green tea can be a great addition to the fitness enthusiast's arsenal. It is no wonder why the media blitz is telling you that green tea is the latest greatest supplement. But it is no more the latest supplement than food is. Find out why!

    Date Added: Apr 22, 2003

  • Vitamins Complete: Part 3!

    By: Joel Tietge

    This article is meant to get you familiar with the various beneficial compounds that are present in food. Many of these compounds have yet to be considered actual nutrients and are commonly unknown by most people.

    Date Added: Apr 15, 2003

  • NO2 Supplement Guide

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Learn all about NO2 (Nitric Oxide) and why it is becoming one of the most popular supplements on the shelf today!

    Date Added: Apr 14, 2003

  • Bodybuilding Nutrition: Vitamins A to K.

    By: Ben Black

    This is the first article of my Bodybuilding Nutrition series, which is aimed at helping you get a better understanding of nutrition and how it affects our bodies. Today's topic: Vitamins - from A to K.

    Date Added: Apr 11, 2003

  • What REALLY Killed Steve Bechler? It Wasn't Ephedra!

    By: Other Writer

    The mainstream media made up their collective minds about what killed Steve Bechler before they even heard any of the facts. Don't be fooled. Read the truth written by scientists from Baylor University!

    Date Added: Mar 17, 2003

  • Vitamins Complete!

    By: Joel Tietge

    Vitamins and minerals are generally considered to be the most important aspect of maintaining optimal health. Learn why!

    Date Added: Mar 5, 2003

  • Vitamins E & C: Why The RDA May Be Wrong!

    By: IDS Sports

    Is it possible that the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for certain vitamins such as E and C could be too low? Well to be frank, yes! But the question that needs to be asked is whether higher doses confer additional benefits?

    Date Added: Feb 28, 2003

  • Maximize Your Results: Part 3!

    By: James Cipriani

    In this installment, we are going to cover what supplements to take and how to take them. And for those who are following the routine posted in the first part of the series, we are going to change our workout this week.

    Date Added: Feb 28, 2003

  • Glutamine & The Ultimate Delivery System.

    By: IDS Sports

    Glutamine has been touted as the best of the best of the amino acids. It is the most abundant amino in the body and has great bodybuilding potential. Find out why along with what the ultimate delivery system is!

    Date Added: Feb 19, 2003

  • Protein Supplements Vs. Protein Foods!

    By: ISSA

    The biggest advantage of protein supplements is not that they can build more muscle than chicken or egg whites or any other whole food protein, the biggest advantage is convenience. Lean why!

    Date Added: Jan 24, 2003

  • The Power Of Protein!

    By: Anthony Ricciuto

    In the world of power and strength, is there any nutrient more popular than protein? Of course not! Learn why!

    Date Added: Jan 20, 2003

  • My Review On Optimum Nutrition's 100% Whey!

    By: Clayton South

    For anyone wanting to add size, while not putting their wallet on a diet, get some 100% Whey by Optimum!

    Date Added: Jan 15, 2003

  • Glutamine, Creatine's Sexy Sister?

    By: Curtis Koch

    If you are looking for a product that prevents sickness, speeds recovery, prevents sore muscles, and stimulates growth hormone production look no further than glutamine.

    Date Added: Jan 15, 2003

  • Creatine: Beyond The Confusion!

    By: Curtis Koch

    Are you looking for a straight forward view on creatine. Learn anything and everything you need to know on creatine, how it works, how well, and what will it do for you!

    Date Added: Jan 9, 2003

  • What Should You Look For In A Protein Powder?

    By: Clayton South

    There are many things you need to consider when trying to choose what protein product will best suit your needs. I will go over those things and hopefully by the end you will be more confident and prepared to find one that's right for you!

    Date Added: Dec 27, 2002

  • The Best Bang For Your Buck!

    By: Ryan Ward

    One of the worst parts of having a bodybuilders lifestyle is affording all those supplements that will give you that competitor's edge; and being a teen bodybuilder only increases this problem. Learn how to get the best bang for your buck!

    Date Added: Dec 10, 2002

  • What Supplements Should You Take?

    By: Clayton South

    One thing that bodybuilders must consider is how and where to spend their supplement dollars. Learn how to not waste your money!

    Date Added: Dec 7, 2002

  • Food vs. Supplements

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Food vs. Supplements: The age old question. Learn what the difference is between the two and how one is more important that the other!

    Date Added: Dec 3, 2002

  • Myostatin, The Future Not Yet Here...

    By: Dean Goudie

    Myostatin is described as a protein found in the blood that appears (research is still in the early stages) to set a limit on the muscle your body can build.

    Date Added: Nov 26, 2002

  • Understanding Creatine.

    By: Jon Huston

    Understanding how and why phosphocreatine works is of significance to anyone who makes participated in any form of exercise. The role of phosphocreatine in skeletal muscle metabolism and resistive exercise is an interesting but somewhat controversial topic, which needs to be explored in order to understand how muscles work.

    Date Added: Nov 13, 2002

  • My Take On Supplements

    By: Shawn LeBrun

    After speaking with them, I realize often times that all the supplements in the world wouldn't help this person because they are under the assumption that just by taking supplements, they will totally transform their bodies into huge, ripped, muscular ones.

    Date Added: Nov 5, 2002

  • Supplements In the Real World

    By: Dean Goudie

    There are many supplements out there, and there are tons of questions being asked constantly about all them.

    Date Added: Oct 23, 2002

  • Ephedrine - A Dangerous Drug?

    By: Matt Danielsson

    If you open a bodybuilding magazine or walk into any given supplement store, you get flooded with the wildest claims about the latest diet supplement pill that will make you lose X amount of pounds a week and turn you into a hulking Greek God in 6 weeks.

    Date Added: Oct 10, 2002

  • Teen Supplements: Stack to Grow Part 1

    By: Yunier C.

    Supplements if taken correctly can do a great deal of good and bad if not taken correctly. Be it from the most basic vitamins up to your creatine monohydrate, each supplement has its individual role.

    Date Added: Oct 7, 2002

  • The Safety Of Creatine

    By: Layne Norton

    Is creatine safe for use? This article will answer the question once and for all. With scientific studies!

    Date Added: Oct 1, 2002

  • Glutamine - Miracle Supplement?

    By: Intensity Magazine

    If you're an athlete then you probably already know that glutamine can benefit your training and muscle building efforts.

    Date Added: Sep 17, 2002

  • BCAA Supplementation For Athletes!

    By: Intensity Magazine

    Food supplements are supplements and not nutritional replacements and should be used in addition to regular food not instead of it.

    Date Added: Sep 12, 2002

  • Supplementing For Size

    By: David Knowles

    So, you're looking to gain some weight, but don't know what to buy. Well, search no further; you have come to the right place for the information of which you are seeking.

    Date Added: Sep 10, 2002

  • The Low Down On Creatine

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    This is the one sport that that has never made it into mainstream media and probably never will. Simply put, bodybuilding is a sub-culture. That alone makes being a bodybuilder all than much harder.

    Date Added: Sep 4, 2002

  • Considering Glutamine?

    By: Diane Fields

    Looking for a way to feel centered and calm? You guessed it, recent research is hinting at the ability of glutamine to alter mood.

    Date Added: Aug 26, 2002

  • The Inside Scoop On L-Glutamine

    By: Phil Campbell

    Research shows that L-Glutamine helps facilitate the release of growth hormone.

    Date Added: Aug 22, 2002

  • The Creator Of EndoCre3!

    By: Other Writer

    Walk into any gym and ask how many bodybuilders believe creatine boosts muscle power leading to more iron lifted leading to greater gains. Virtually every hand will go up, with stories extolling the power of this nutrient.

    Date Added: Aug 8, 2002

  • Intricacies of the Glycemic Index

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    The bodybuilder looking to gain the most from his/her training, the glycemic index is pretty familiar territory. Most of us understand the differences between low and high, which foods are high or low...

    Date Added: Jul 31, 2002

  • How To Make Your Supplements WORK!

    By: Eric Satterwhite

    For the past few years I have taken upon my self to learn as much as possible about the human body, both from a structural and a bio-chemical stand point.

    Date Added: Jul 29, 2002

  • Sports Drinks - Fact Or Fiction

    By: Contributing Writer

    These miracle drinks that "replenish electrolytes, hydrate the body, quench thirst, quench the body" flood the sports market with bogus claims and false advertising.

    Date Added: Jul 19, 2002

  • Legalization of Anabolic Steroids

    By: Other Writer

    This article has been removed.

    Date Added: Jun 28, 2002

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) Part 2

    By: Derek Charlebois

    Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) has been getting a lot of attention lately. Making more and more people try it. From what I read and what other people have told me, ALA sounds like a great supplement.

    Date Added: Jun 18, 2002

  • Creatine: Fact and Fiction

    By: Layne Norton

    I don't usually like to write whole articles about supplements because I believe diet and training to be far more important than any combination of supplements. However there are a few supplements that work, creatine being the most notable of all of them.

    Date Added: Jun 6, 2002

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid

    By: Ray Sahelian, M.D.

    Pick up any health magazine and you’re bound to find an article about antioxidants such as vitamins E, C, and beta-carotene. But there’s a new antioxidant on the block that’s worth looking into. Why? Because this nutrient does more than some of the run-of-the-mill antioxidants. Lipoic acid can actually help treat certain medical conditions. And you don’t have to wait forever to find out if it’s working. Learn more!

    Date Added: May 8, 2002

  • Saw Palmetto

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Specifically, Saw Palmetto has been found to prevent the binding of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) to androgen receptors by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone into DHT. DHT appears to be a major factor in the onset of BPH. Protect yourself!

    Date Added: May 8, 2002

  • Multi Vitamin and Minerals

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Multivitamin and mineral supplements are perhaps the most important single supplement that can be consumed by bodybuilders and athletes. For the human body to perform at its maximum potential, it must be fed a vast and complex array of vital nutrients. Learn more.

    Date Added: May 1, 2002

  • Amino Acids

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Bodybuilding.com's Amino Acids supplement is an effective and useful blend of essential amino acids for the human body. Learn dosage, side-effects, symptoms of deficiency and more!

    Date Added: Apr 23, 2002

  • L-Lysine

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    L-Lysine is a necessary building block for all protein in the body. L-Lysine plays a major role in calcium absorption; building muscle protein; recovering from surgery or sports injuries; and the body's production of hormones, enzymes, and antibodies. Get in-depth info and research!

    Date Added: Mar 19, 2002

  • Chitosan

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Chitosan (pronounced Kite-O-San) is a dietary supplement that is from the shells of shellfish such as shrimp and crab. A unique and natural source of fiber, Chitosan has the amazing ability to bind to fats and cholesterol, encapsulating them before they can be absorbed by the body. This may be a dieter's dream!

    Date Added: Jan 28, 2002

  • HMB

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    HMB is short for beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate. It is a new and exciting supplement that is one of the most popular body building supplements today. HMB is a metabolite of leucine, one of the body’s essential amino acids. Get the latest news on HMB!

    Date Added: Jan 28, 2002

  • Antioxidants

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Antioxidants work in a variety of ways to reduce the effects of free radicals. They can greatly decrease the damage caused by free radicals, stop them from forming to begin with, or "oxidize" them by combining with them and neutralizing their harmful effects through stabilization. Learn how they can help you with this comprehensive guide!

    Date Added: Sep 25, 2001

  • Soy Protein Guide!

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Soy protein is a complete protein that ranks right up there with the best in the Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAAS). Soy protein is generally very low in or free of fat, cholesterol, and lactose. Soy protein is approved for those who are lactose intolerant, and can be used as a meat substitute. Read the latest study!

    Date Added: Jul 21, 2001

  • Vitamin A

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Vitamin A is fat-soluble, stored in body fat. Although not necessary to intake every day, Vitamin A is vital to the body. 90% of it is stored in liver. See how it works and why you need it.

    Date Added: Jul 19, 2001

  • Vitamin C

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    There are numerous benefits that can be attributed to Vitamin C, including strengthening of bones and connective tissue, aiding in the healing of wounds, and increasing the performance of the immune system. Perhaps one of Vitamin C’s best attributes is its amazing anti-oxidant ability. You'll be amazed when you finish this article at how much Vitamin C will help your workouts.

    Date Added: Jul 1, 2001

  • Vitamin E

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Vitamin E, along with Vitamin A is an incredibly powerful antioxidant. It is fat-soluble and produces the superoxide dismutase (SOD), a powerful free radical eliminator. Learn more about this amazing vitamin!

    Date Added: Jun 29, 2001

  • Calcium and Vitamin D

    By: Big Cat

    Calcium and Vitamin D work so synergistically together, that I thought it best to cover them together rather than separately. Calcium is of obvious importance to the human body as it comprises our bones, teeth, nails, hair, and is a vital mineral in maintaining a healthy body. Vitamin D is used by the body to help stimulate the increased absorption of ingested calcium, among other things. Vitamin D is very versatile and you don't want to be without it!

    Date Added: Apr 7, 2001

  • Caffeine

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Caffeine is a power and energy accelerant! It's perfect to super energize your body for powerful workouts. This fast-acting substance delivers the right molecular structure to your energy systems for maximum energy and power output. Caffeine much like Ephedra acts to increase mental alertness and neurologically provide the surge you need to maximize your training. Learn more about it!

    Date Added: Mar 29, 2001

  • Ribose

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Recent studies show, however, that supplementing with high quality ribose hastens energy recovery in all types of skeletal muscles. This means you'll be able to work out longer and build muscle faster because you will recover quicker from intense workouts, having the energy to do more! Right on, read more!

    Date Added: Mar 19, 2001

  • ZMA FAQ!

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    ZMA is a scientifically designed anabolic mineral formula. It contains Zinc Monomethionine Aspartate plus Magnesium Aspartate and vitamin B-6, and is an all-natural product that has been clinically proven to significantly increase anabolic hormone levels and muscle strength in trained athletes. Holy Mackeral!

    Date Added: Feb 14, 2001

  • Top 50 Selling Supplements

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Why show you the top 50 products that we sell? This can help you make a smart buying decision! The most popular products are usually the ones that work the best! People are buying them over and over and telling friends about them everyday.

    Date Added: Jan 5, 2001

  • Flavonoids

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants with anti-blood-clotting properties. Scientists believe their positive effects on countering oxygen-caused damage in the body-such as fatty tissue deposits-can help avoid heart problems, promote better circulation, and overall better health as free radicals in the body are eliminated. Learn more!

    Date Added: Nov 29, 2000

  • MSM

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Like Glucosamine and Chondroitin, MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane), may provide raw materials the body needs in order to make cartilage in the first place. MSM is a pure, organic, non-toxic, non-metallic element that occurs widely in nature. Gain knowledge for your joint-health!

    Date Added: Sep 2, 2000

  • Melatonin

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Melatonin may play an essential role in sleeping, disorders, depression, and immune system deficiencies. As light inhibits its production, and darkness stimulates it, melatonin regulates the body's internal clock. See what research says about it.

    Date Added: Aug 22, 2000

  • Pantothenic Acid

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    In addition to being involved in the Krebs cycle of energy production, Vitamin B5 is involved in the production of red blood cells and adrenal hormones. The body converts it to a catalyst called coenzyme A. This catalyst is very critical to energy production in the body. Vitamin B5 works with the other B vitamins to help in the ATP making process. See what else it does!

    Date Added: Jul 23, 2000

  • Yohimbe

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Yohimbe has been one of the most popular supplements for men and women for years. It vasodialates blood vessels and shows very effective antioxidant potential. There's more...read on!

    Date Added: Jun 1, 2000

  • OKG

    By: Joachim Bartoll

    Studies in the medical field have shown that ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate preserve muscle protein synthesis and spares nitrogen. Read the latest study and see how it can help you.

    Date Added: Apr 12, 2000

  • Methoxyisoflavone

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Meet the Flavone family: 7-Isopropoxyisoflavone (Ipriflavone) and 5-methyl-7-methoxy-isoflavone (Methoxyisoflavone). These powerful anabolic compounds have just been brought to market by several pioneering companies. The results thus far are highly impressive to say the least. In fact, they may just be the sports supplements that everyone's been looking for! Non-hormonal anabolics are the future. Read on!

    Date Added: Mar 10, 2000

  • Tribulus Terrestris

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Tribulus terrestris is a testosterone enhancer. Studies suggest that it works very well. Instead of being a testosterone precursor, it leads to the production of the luteinizing hormone (LH). Learn exactly how it works!

    Date Added: Mar 4, 2000

  • Ecdysterone - The Future Of Supplementation.

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Ecdysterone is a powerful compound to say the least and based on the research, it can definitely help you maximize your genetic potential. Best of all, it's proven safe and effective for men, women, and even teenagers! In fact, ecdysterone may just be the next herbal extract to create a revolution in the health, fitness, and bodybuilding world. This is the most comprehensive ecdysterone info page on earth!

    Date Added: Feb 18, 2000

  • Egg Protein

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Egg Protein has been used by athletes around the world who are looking for a great quality protein. Learn all about this great form of protein.

    Date Added: Feb 8, 2000

  • Conjugated Linoleic Acid

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    CLA is research proven to build muscle, reduce body fat, and induce an optimum cellular environment for improved health! Read the latest study and see if it's right for you!

    Date Added: Feb 7, 2000

  • Pyruvate

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Research indicates that pyruvate not only has phenomenal effects on weight loss by burning fat, but also stimulates energy for higher performance in exercise. Besides fat loss benefits, pyruvate enhances the transport of glucose and protein into muscle cells thereby boosting performance levels in exercise. It works by increasing amount of ATP available to the energy engines of cells, mitochondria, as well as inhibiting fat production. Learn more!

    Date Added: Feb 1, 2000

  • Vanadyl Sulfate

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Athletes have long used vanadyl sulfate to increase their performance. It is believed to play a role in regulating the body’s blood sugar levels, similar to insulin. Studies show that vanadyl sulfate mainly helps the muscle cells uptake glucose. Learn more!

    Date Added: Sep 10, 1999

  • Licorice Root

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Bodybuilders benefit from supplementing with licorice in a number of ways. Every positive attribute of licorice applies to bodybuilders. Anti-inflammatory, antitoxic, digestive aid, anti-oxidant, and adrenal gland support all adds up to huge gains for athletes, weightlifters, and bodybuilders! Read on.

    Date Added: Jul 19, 1999

  • L-Carnitine

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    L-carnitine is a very popular supplement that promotes growth and development. It is also used for fat-burning, increasing energy, and improving resistance to muscle fatigue. Learn more!

    Date Added: Jun 24, 1999

  • St. John's Wort

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Recently, a lot of scientific research has been done on St. John's Wort, and they have shown that it has many positive effects when taken as a supplement. It has been used widely to support conditions of anxiety, depression, herpes virus, infection, and minor injuries, as well as ear infections. There are some very interesting studies talked about in this article.

    Date Added: May 23, 1999

  • Ginkgo Biloba

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Ginkgo biloba is amazing to say the least. Studies show that it can improve brain and memory function by enhancing oxygenation, protect the heart and restore blood circulation, help preserve general vitality and health, fight common allergic reactions, and correct vision and hearing problems. Keep reading to learn more!

    Date Added: May 10, 1999

  • GABA

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    In addition, GABA has some startling effects on promoting fat loss. How does this work? GABA stimulates the production of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). It is HGH that has been found in studies to facilitate the metabolism of fats in the body. HGH is also known for it’s powerful muscle-building effects. Awesome! Increasing HGH is definitely a good thing, especially for bodybuilders. Get the latest info!

    Date Added: May 6, 1999

  • Kava Kava

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Kava has been used for thousands of years to produce a wealth of psychological and physical effects. According to studies and observation, kava has a stimulating effect on the mind that causes a calming, relaxed feeling of contentment and serenity. It allows the human mind to reach levels of consciousness beyond normal and give a feeling of happiness and sensory enhancement. Check out the studies and see who it can help.

    Date Added: Apr 18, 1999

  • Coenzyme Q10

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Coenzyme Q-10 may even help facilitate weight loss due to its stimulating effects on the body’s metabolism. Evidence suggests that Coenzyme Q-10 can help in a number of ailments and diseases including: diabetes, angina, give support with chemotherapy, male infertility, mitral valve prolapse, give support with HIV, gingivitis, and congestive heart failure. Learn more!

    Date Added: Apr 9, 1999

  • Chrysin

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Chrysin is a naturally occurring isoflavone chemically extracted from the plant Passiflora coerulea. Honeycomb also contains small amounts. It's a powerful anti-estrogen that can help you!

    Date Added: Mar 28, 1999

  • Ionic Whey Protein

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Out of the many protein sources out there, whey protein is the ultimate. It comes from milk. During the process of turning milk into cheese, whey protein is separated out. Learn more about it and check out the complete list of protein products that are the best.

    Date Added: Mar 18, 1999

  • DHEA

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    DHEA is HOT, and you will see why. As a pre-cursor hormone, as it leads to the production of other hormones. When this compound is supplemented, it has been shown to have awesome effects. Although the methods by which it actually works are not fully understood, research shows it may be a sort of fountain of youth, slowing the aging process. Read on to find out much more!

    Date Added: Feb 19, 1999

  • Creatine

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Simply put, creatine monohydrate is the most popular and effective bodybuilding supplement on the market. Everyone consistently using creatine is making HUGE, AMAZING gains! So, what is creatine? Find out with this huge article! Read the latest studies and a huge Q and A.

    Date Added: Feb 1, 1999

  • Goldenseal

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    This herb has been used primarily for its infection-fighting ability. It works by keeping bacteria from adhering to cells. Goldenseal is such a great healing supplement! Read all about it.

    Date Added: Jan 28, 1999

  • Chromium Picolinate

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Chromium Picolinate is thought to be the best source of chromium. Chromium is a trace mineral that is essential to the body's production of insulin. See how it can help with fat loss and more!

    Date Added: Jan 5, 1999

  • Chromium

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Chromium, a trace mineral, is essential to the body's production of insulin. Insulin is a hormone that stabilizes the body's blood sugar level. See how chromium can help you lose weight and gain energy!

    Date Added: Jan 4, 1999

  • Whey Protein Guide!

    By: Bodybuilding.com

    Whey protein (the highest quality and best form of protein) is incredible stuff. It provides the body with the necessary building blocks to produce amino acids that are used for building muscle tissue. Whoa! Nearly every bodybuilder knows the importance of protein supplementation. If you're not convinced, read on, full scientific info coming your way!

    Date Added: Jan 4, 1999

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