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Bodybuilding.com Supplement Company of the Month: JYM Supplement Science
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Bodybuilding.com Supplement Company of the Month: JYM Supplement Science

For years, JYM supplements have dominated in the market; and for good reason. Jim Stoppani reveals the story, keys to success behind his brand, and how he plans to stay on top for years to come! February 08, 2019 5 min read
How Do I Lose Weight Fast?
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How Do I Lose Weight Fast?

Once you decide you want to aim for a deadline, everything changes… or does it? Here’s how to approach short-term weight-loss, and what you can really achieve in a month’s time! February 06, 2019 2 min read
The Complete Guide To Losing Weight
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The Complete Guide To Losing Weight

Are you stuck in a cycle of yo-yo dieting or can't seem to lose weight no matter what you do? Here's the right way to eat and work out to get lasting results! February 06, 2019 1 min read
How Fast Should I Lose Weight?
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How Fast Should I Lose Weight?

If you think losing as fast as possible is the way to go, sorry, but there’s a better way! Here’s what the science says is the right pace to lose weight and keep it off. February 06, 2019 1 min read
What Are The Best Macros For Weight Loss?
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What Are The Best Macros For Weight Loss?

There’s no magic number for weight loss, but there are some tried-and-true places to start. From there, you can customize to fit your tastes, goals, and needs! February 06, 2019 2 min read
What Is The Best Kind Of Exercise To Lose Weight?
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What Is The Best Kind Of Exercise To Lose Weight?

Tired of destroying yourself in the gym, or boring yourself to tears on the treadmill? There’s a better way. Here’s a two-pronged approach to training for lasting weight control! February 06, 2019 3 min read
How Do I Lose Weight Without Losing Muscle?
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How Do I Lose Weight Without Losing Muscle?

There are two types of weight loss: One you want, and one you definitely don’t. Here’s how to establish your priorities to point your diet and training in the right direction! February 06, 2019 2 min read
How Do I Eat For Weight Loss?
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How Do I Eat For Weight Loss?

Simply eating less isn’t the way to succeed. Here are some quick changes you can make to the way you eat to see results and hold onto them for the long term! February 06, 2019 2 min read
5 Pro Tips for Getting More Out of Your Supplements
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5 Pro Tips for Getting More Out of Your Supplements

Industry researcher Darryn Willoughby, Ph.D., talks misuses and misunderstandings around some of the most popular supplements. His advice can keep you from wasting your hard-earned money, not to mention your hard-earned gains. January 23, 2019 3 min read
Are My Vitamins and Supps Safe After the Expiration Date?
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Are My Vitamins and Supps Safe After the Expiration Date?

Maybe your favorite supplement or vitamin has a "best by" date on it. Maybe it doesn't. Either way, here's what you need to know if you find a bottle and start to wonder if you should take a scoop or give it the old heave-ho! January 14, 2019 8 min read
The Complete Guide To Testosterone Boosters
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The Complete Guide To Testosterone Boosters

Natural test boosters claim to stimulate your body to produce more testosterone to support muscle growth. Find out which ingredients will deliver the best results! December 21, 2018 1 min read
Do Testosterone Boosters Help You Build Muscle?
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Do Testosterone Boosters Help You Build Muscle?

If there are two things men associate with testosterone, it’s libido and muscle. Here’s what you need to know about the second of those, and what you can do to help make it work better! December 21, 2018 1 min read
What Do Testosterone Boosters Do?
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What Do Testosterone Boosters Do?

It’s not hard to find supplements claiming to increase testosterone. But it can be harder to determine how, exactly, they do it. From sleep improvement to mineral deficiencies, here’s what your test booster does! December 21, 2018 1 min read
How Can I Make My Test Booster More Effective With Exercise?
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How Can I Make My Test Booster More Effective With Exercise?

A test booster on its own can be helpful. But with the right training approach, it can be far, far more! Here’s how to structure your training to boost T-levels naturally! December 21, 2018 1 min read
What Ingredients Are In The Best Testosterone Boosters?
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What Ingredients Are In The Best Testosterone Boosters?

The ingredient label of a test booster can make for some confusing reading. Here are the big-hitter ingredients to know before you buy anything! December 21, 2018 3 min read
Are Testosterone Boosters Safe?
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Are Testosterone Boosters Safe?

You can buy test boosters anywhere from reputable online stores to a dispenser in a truck stop bathroom. So yes, it’s reasonable to inquire about safety! Here’s what you need to know. December 21, 2018 1 min read
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Supplements For Soldiers: Why Whey Beats Carbs
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Supplements For Soldiers: Why Whey Beats Carbs

In the face of the physical onslaught of military training, are all calories the same? A new study pit protein against carbs and found a clear victor. December 13, 2018 3 min read
Protein And Aging: Everything You Need To Know
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Protein And Aging: Everything You Need To Know

Adding more protein to your diet may help you combat muscle loss, maintain your body composition, and battle the undesirable effects of aging. December 07, 2018 7 min read
Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know
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Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

Protein is essential for your own muscle growth and development, but is it safe during pregnancy? Research is slim on this topic, but here are some solid guidelines to help navigate your nutritional needs while your baby grows. December 07, 2018 5 min read
What Is Creatine Monohydrate?
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What Is Creatine Monohydrate?

Creatine is a favorite among athletes of all types, but questions about it abound. If you want to know what it’s made of or whether it’s a steroid, here are your answers! December 03, 2018 1 min read
When Should I Take Creatine Monohydrate?
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When Should I Take Creatine Monohydrate?

Is there a best time to take this proven performance booster? Here’s what the science says. December 03, 2018 1 min read
Is Creatine Monohydrate Safe?
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Is Creatine Monohydrate Safe?

To hear some people tell it, creatine is dangerous stuff. Is there any truth to the rumors? Here's what two Ph.D.'s have to say about this popular supplement. December 03, 2018 2 min read
What Are the Benefits of Taking Creatine Monohydrate?
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What Are the Benefits of Taking Creatine Monohydrate?

Creatine monohydrate has a great reputation in the lab and in the gym. Here’s what has been shown to happen when you take it along with training! December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Is the Best Form of Creatine?
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What Is the Best Form of Creatine?

There are a number of forms of creatine to choose from, at different price points and in different formulations. Which one is the right for you? December 03, 2018 1 min read
How Does Creatine Monohydrate Work?
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How Does Creatine Monohydrate Work?

For most lifters and athletes who take it, creatine seems to work. But exactly how can sometimes be a mystery. Here’s what one Ph.D. believes makes this popular supp so effective. December 03, 2018 1 min read
What Does Creatine Monohydrate Do?
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What Does Creatine Monohydrate Do?

Millions of people take creatine, but what does it actually do? Here’s the Ph.D.-level view of what this staple supp does in your body. December 03, 2018 1 min read
Supplement Company of the Month: NLA for Her
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Supplement Company of the Month: NLA for Her

NLA for Her arrived in 2013 to meet a pressing need among fit-minded women. It rapidly became a favorite for both noncompetitive lifting ladies and top-notch figure, fitness, and bikini pros! November 21, 2018 4 min read
What Do Fat Burners Do?
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What Do Fat Burners Do?

Losing weight is mostly about increasing the amount of fat your body uses for energy in the course of a day. Fat burners increase your metabolism to help you shed the pounds. November 19, 2018 1 min read
The Complete Guide to Fat Burners
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The Complete Guide to Fat Burners

Fat burners can be an effective weight-loss aid when used properly. However, you need to go in with the right mindset and behaviors in place! Here's what you need to know. November 19, 2018
Do Fat Burners Work?
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Do Fat Burners Work?

Fat burners are not magic pills. First, you need a good diet and plenty of physical exercise. Get those in order and the fat burners can kick it up a notch. November 19, 2018 3 min read
How Do I Know If My Fat Burner Is Working?
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How Do I Know If My Fat Burner Is Working?

Give your fat burner at least 2-3 weeks (along with a good diet and ample exercise) to show results. Don't fixate on what the scale tells you; how do you look and feel? November 19, 2018 1 min read
What Is In The Best Fat Burners?
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What Is In The Best Fat Burners?

Some fat burners contain stimulants, usually caffeine or green tea. Others are stimulant-free and use L-carnitine, CLA, and other ingredients to accelerate weight loss. November 19, 2018 2 min read
Are Fat Burners Safe?
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Are Fat Burners Safe?

Fat burners are stimulants, so you do have to be aware of how much you take in each day. With some common sense and knowledge, you can safely use these supplements to accelerate fat loss. November 19, 2018 2 min read
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Protein Supplements For Kids: What The Science Says
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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. November 05, 2018 5 min read
The Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements
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The Complete Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Pre-workout supps are designed to put a little kick in your step so you can make the most of your gym trip. Find out what ingredients are in most pre-workouts, what they do, and how pre-workouts help you reach your fitness goals. October 31, 2018
What If I'm Sensitive To Stimulants?
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What If I'm Sensitive To Stimulants?

Supplement makers understand that not everyone likes caffeine or other popular stimulants, and work hard to find alternatives to get people energized before their workout. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Who Should Or Shouldn't Take A Pre-Workout?
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Who Should Or Shouldn't Take A Pre-Workout?

The people who benefit the most from a pre-workout exercise with intensity. If you lift light weights and do a little cardio, you probably won't feel the effects. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Are Some Pre-Workouts Better For Women?
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Are Some Pre-Workouts Better For Women?

Many pre-workout servings are calculated with large, muscular men in mind. Some supp makers create special formulas just for women but, in general, women would be well-served to start with less than a full serving of pre-workout and see how it feels. October 31, 2018 2 min read
Are Pre-Workouts Safe?
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Are Pre-Workouts Safe?

If you plan on taking a pre-workout, or any other supplement, you need to become a label-reader. Look for brands that have been tested by reputable third-party inspectors. October 31, 2018 1 min read
What Ingredients Are In High-Quality Pre-Workouts?
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What Ingredients Are In High-Quality Pre-Workouts?

Caffeine is the main active ingredient in most pre-workouts. Some may contain other ingredients that increase blood flow, increase endurance, or help stimulate muscle tissue. October 31, 2018 5 min read
How Can I Prevent Feeling Jittery After I Take A Pre-Workout?
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How Can I Prevent Feeling Jittery After I Take A Pre-Workout?

Caffeine is known for making people jittery, so try other kinds of pre-workouts. Having a small meal with your pre-workout can help, too. October 31, 2018 1 min read
When Should I Take A Pre-Workout?
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When Should I Take A Pre-Workout?

It takes some time for the ingredients in your pre to get to your muscles. By taking the supplement 30-60 minutes before you hit the gym (not as you're pulling into the parking lot), you'll be good to go. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Should I Buy Or Make My Pre-Workout Supplement?
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Should I Buy Or Make My Pre-Workout Supplement?

Unless you stick to some very basic formulas, your odds of creating an effective pre-workout—and doing it for less than what you’d pay over the counter—are not great. But there’s no law against it. October 31, 2018 1 min read
What Is A Pre-Workout Supplement?
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What Is A Pre-Workout Supplement?

When taken prior to an exercise session, the ingredients in pre-workouts will increase your energy, focus, pain tolerance, or force production by the time you hit the gym. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Can I Take Other Supplements If I Take Pre-Workouts?
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Can I Take Other Supplements If I Take Pre-Workouts?

Yes, indeed. Just make sure the ingredients in your pre-workout—especially stimulants—don't show up in large doses in the other supps you take. October 31, 2018 1 min read
Can't I Just Have Coffee Or An Energy Drink Before A Workout?
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Can't I Just Have Coffee Or An Energy Drink Before A Workout?

These will definitely give you a buzz, but there's more to a good workout than feeling the rush. Most good pre-workouts contain other ingredients that prepare your body to work hard and add new muscle. October 31, 2018 1 min read
3 Expert Tips For Picking The Best Protein Powder For You
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3 Expert Tips For Picking The Best Protein Powder For You

For lifters and athletes, it's a given that protein powder can help you meet your goals. But which kind should you choose? Follow this handy guide and choose wisely. October 29, 2018 3 min read
The Hormone That Could Be Hindering Your Weight Loss
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The Hormone That Could Be Hindering Your Weight Loss

If you've tried everything to lose weight and gotten nowhere, estrogen dominance may be the problem. Learn the simple changes you can make to get your hormones in check and your results back on track. October 23, 2018 3 min read
What Lifters Need To Know About Essential Amino Acids
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What Lifters Need To Know About Essential Amino Acids

Meet the most important aminos not currently on your radar! These are the siblings of branched-chain amino acids who don't make the headlines, but should definitely make their way into your supplement arsenal. October 09, 2018 4 min read
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