Nick Coker



Nick Coker, MS, CISSN, holds a Master of Science in kinesiology from Georgia Southern University, where he conducted research in the areas of supplementation and body-composition changes. Additionally, he has worked with collegiate athletic teams to monitor changes in performance and body composition across a competitive season.

Nick is currently working as a graduate assistant while completing his PhD at the University of Central Florida. He currently holds a nationally accredited certification as a sports nutritionist through the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN).

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  • The 4 Best Caffeine-Free Supplement Ingredients To Boost Your Workout

    Need a break from caffeine-based stimulants, but still want a boost in energy levels before hitting the weights? Here are four alternative supplements that'll get the job done! 

  • The Case for Pre-Workout Protein

    The post-workout shake is a fitness tradition that's as old as the gym. But what if you flip the script and take it before training? Turns out there are some good reasons to do so.

  • Protein Supplements For Kids: What The Science Says

    Protein is important for proper growth and development, but before you replace the carrot sticks and crackers with a shake, learn how much protein your kid needs for proper growth and development and which protein foods are best.

  • Your Expert Guide To Green Tea

    Green tea is said to support everything from weight loss to healthy skin and normal aging, but does the science really support the hype?

  • What Does Zinc Do? Your Expert Guide To Zinc Supplements

    Zinc is an essential mineral that helps the body in many ways, from a stronger immune system to metabolism and hormones. Find the best zinc supplement for you!

  • Your Expert Guide To Vitamin C

    Just how important is vitamin C? Research shows vitamin C has antioxidant, immune-boosting, and recovery-enhancing properties you just can't ignore!

  • How Polyphenols Can Help You Burn Fat And Enhance Recovery

    Polyphenols have been linked to everything from weight loss to heart health, exercise performance to recovery—but what is the best way to supplement your routine?

  • The Top 3 Supplements For Gaining Mass

    There are a million supplements out there, but which ones are right for you when you're trying to gain mass? Every lifter is different, but these three supps have helped a lot of people get big the right way.

  • Transform Your Energy Drink Into A Powerhouse Pre-Workout!

    Is an energy drink a legitimate pre-workout? Close, but not quite. Here's what you need to lose fat, improve cognition, and enhance your performance by turning your favorite energy drink into a supercharged pre-workout!

  • What's The Best Type Of Creatine? We Compare Them

    Creatine is one of the most popular supplements around. But with so many options available, how do you know which is the right form of creatine to take?

  • Top 4 Supplements For Getting Bigger Faster

    Eating right and lifting heavy can help you increase muscle size. But supplements can give you an extra boost to maximize your growth potential. Here are our top 4 supplements for building muscle.

  • L-Citrulline vs. Citrulline Malate Performance Comparison

    Citrulline is closely related to the production of nitric oxide within the body. So which form of citrulline better boosts performance: L-citrulline or citrulline malate?

  • 5 Ways To Make Caffeine More Effective!

    Get the most out of your daily caffeine intake by learning how and why caffeine works. Once you know this, you'll know how to use it to achieve your major performance goals!

  • 4 Supplements To Maximize Your Gains From Protein

    Protein powder should be a staple in everyone's supplement stack. But if you're ready to take the next step and add to your stack, our recommendations can get you one step closer to your goal.

  • 4 Underrated Benefits Of Testosterone

    Muscle tends to get all the attention, but boosting your testosterone can impact your health, your heart, your mood, and more! Here's what you need to know and how to put it into action.

  • Maintain Your Gains With HMB

    HMB can be a beneficial supplement for those who are new to resistance training, or for those ready to take on the challenge of a lifting program.

  • Top 5 Benefits Of Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is an often-overlooked, under-consumed nutrient that plays a major role in your overall health and performance in the gym. Learn how to make sure you're getting enough so you can be on top of your game!