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How Informed-Choice Sets The Bar On Supplement Purity
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How Informed-Choice Sets The Bar On Supplement Purity

Taking a supplement contaminated with a banned substance might cost you your job or impact your health. And if you're dialing in your nutrition to the gram, you need to be sure that what’s on the label is what’s in the supplement. Here's how a 175-year-old company is making sure your supps are safe and contain what they claim to! September 20, 2018 5 min read
Your Expert Guide to HMB Free Acid
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Your Expert Guide to HMB Free Acid

This new take on a familiar supplement has been getting a lot of attention. But is it all its fans say? Here's where the science is right now. September 19, 2018 8 min read
Are Supplements Regulated? Yes. Here's How.
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Are Supplements Regulated? Yes. Here's How.

No, the supplement industry isn't perfect. But the horror stories about lack of regulation aren't true, either! Here's what the rules say, and what it means for you. August 28, 2018 4 min read
How Much Protein Should You Consume Every Day?
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How Much Protein Should You Consume Every Day?

Sure, anyone can look up the recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for the macronutrients and vitamins they consume every day. Unfortunately, those numbers, at least for protein, are too low to support maximum healthy muscle growth. July 17, 2018 4 min read
4 Reasons Why Caffeine Makes Workouts Better
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4 Reasons Why Caffeine Makes Workouts Better

Caffeine is more than just a pick-me-up. Learn how it can improve your lifts and enhance your results every time you hit the gym. July 03, 2018 2 min read
Supplement Company of the Month: Muscle Beach Nutrition
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Supplement Company of the Month: Muscle Beach Nutrition

It started as a place where bodybuilders could come together and share equipment, knowledge, and suntan lotion. Today, it's a state of mind that has found its way into a superior product line used by athletes around the world. June 20, 2018 6 min read
BCAA Bashing: Have The Big Three Of Aminos Been Debunked As Muscle-Builders?
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BCAA Bashing: Have The Big Three Of Aminos Been Debunked As Muscle-Builders?

A recent barrage of marketing may have you asking yourself: Do BCAAs work, or were they disproven by a new research paper? Here's what the science says, from an industry insider with decades of experience. June 12, 2018 5 min read
4 Reasons Many Multivitamins Don't Work Like They Should
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4 Reasons Many Multivitamins Don't Work Like They Should

Are you spending money on a multivitamin that doesn't work optimally? Here are four reasons why many multivitamins fall short of their goal. June 12, 2018 3 min read
16 Ways to Boost Your Testosterone
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16 Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

Boost your testosterone levels naturally by following these 16 tips that emphasize nutrition, training, supplementation, and lifestyle changes. May 24, 2018 9 min read
Your Expert Guide To Nitrosigine
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Your Expert Guide To Nitrosigine

Since your blood vessels are the pathways that transport oxygen and nutrients throughout your body, it helps to keep those pathways strong. This new-ish supplement promises to do just that. May 21, 2018 3 min read
Podcast Episode 43: Deep-Diving Sports Nutrition And Cognition With Dr. Douglas Kalman
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Podcast Episode 43: Deep-Diving Sports Nutrition And Cognition With Dr. Douglas Kalman

Registered dietician and co-founder of the International Society of Sports Nutrition Doug Kalman gives his perspective on a wide range of currently popular supplements for performance, and enhanced cognition. Plus, he answers the age-old question: Is brown rice really any better than white rice? May 14, 2018 39 min read
Supplement Company of the Month: Ascent
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Supplement Company of the Month: Ascent

The best protein starts with the best ingredients and the right processes. Ascent worked hard and long to get just the right combination of the two, and you get the benefit of all that hard work. May 11, 2018 3 min read
What's The Difference Between Whey And Casein Protein?
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What's The Difference Between Whey And Casein Protein?

Wondering which of these proteins best suits your needs? Get all your questions answered with this side-by-side comparison. May 08, 2018 5 min read
Caffeine: Your Best Fitness Friend Or Your Secret Enemy?
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Caffeine: Your Best Fitness Friend Or Your Secret Enemy?

Why is it that some people can take their pre-workout and rep out like a champ, while others can have the same shake and not feel any buzz at all? The answer may lie deep within your DNA. May 04, 2018 3 min read
Ask The Supplement Expert: Is Creatine OK With Keto?
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Ask The Supplement Expert: Is Creatine OK With Keto?

Does this popular diet of the day play nicely with the king of performance supplements? The answer is more complicated than you might think. April 27, 2018 3 min read
Exercise In A Pill: Are We There Yet?
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Exercise In A Pill: Are We There Yet?

Recent headlines make it seem like we're close to a time when a pill can give you all the benefits of physical training. Does actual science back it up? Here's one researcher's analysis. April 20, 2018 7 min read
Supplement Company Of The Month: RedCon1
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Supplement Company Of The Month: RedCon1

RedCon1 is all about getting people ready for battle! With a hard-charging suite of supplements and a CEO who's been around the bodybuilding block, this is one company with big plans for the future. April 18, 2018 6 min read
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Your Expert Guide To Phosphatidic Acid
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Your Expert Guide To Phosphatidic Acid

Phosphatidic acid has emerged as a promising muscle-building supplement. Let's dive into the science to find out if this ingredient will supercharge your gains or merely burn a hole in your wallet. April 13, 2018 6 min read
Ask the Supplement Expert: Does Whey Lower Testosterone Levels?
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Ask the Supplement Expert: Does Whey Lower Testosterone Levels?

For two of the most discussed topics in sports nutrition (protein and testosterone), it's amazing how little is known about the effects on the latter of consuming the former. Here's what the latest research says about how your protein supplement may impact your levels of testosterone. April 04, 2018 4 min read
Supplement Company Of The Month: Signature
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Supplement Company Of The Month: Signature

Find out exactly why and how Bodybuilding.com launched its latest sports nutrition line. Plus, see what new products are in store for 2018. February 22, 2018 5 min read
Your Expert Guide To Melatonin
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Your Expert Guide To Melatonin

Melatonin can function as a hormone that helps you sleep, but can it also help with exercise performance and body composition? Here are this supplement's uses, forms, dosage, and side effects. January 31, 2018 11 min read
Your Expert Guide To Magnesium
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Your Expert Guide To Magnesium

Magnesium helps improve your health, sleep, and exercise performance. Here's how to supplement with it, and which side effects to watch out for! January 30, 2018 4 min read
New Protein Guidelines For The New Year
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New Protein Guidelines For The New Year

If you're looking to get lean in the new year, it's all about the protein. Learn how to maximize gains by consuming the right amount of this macronutrient.  January 26, 2018 4 min read
Your Expert Guide To Omega-3 Fatty Acids
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Your Expert Guide To Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Your body needs omega-3 fatty acids to function, but most people don't get enough of them. Here's how omega-3 foods and supplements can raise your body's levels and benefit your health. January 19, 2018 4 min read
Ask the Supplement Expert: Is Native Whey Legit?
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Ask the Supplement Expert: Is Native Whey Legit?

What does native whey or undenatured whey protein mean, and is this better than other kinds of whey protein isolate? Supplement expert Chris Lockwood sets the record straight. January 15, 2018 4 min read
Your Ultimate Guide To Selenium
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Your Ultimate Guide To Selenium

Selenium is an important trace mineral that's high in antioxidants. Here are the health and fitness benefits, side effects, and what happens if you don't get enough. December 29, 2017 4 min read
What Does Protein Actually Do In Your Body?
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What Does Protein Actually Do In Your Body?

It's the first supplement most lifters try, and many of us stay loyal to our favorite flavors and brands for years. But what's really going on when you take a scoop of protein? Here's the science. December 29, 2017 5 min read
Supplement Company Of The Month: Universal Nutrition
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Supplement Company Of The Month: Universal Nutrition

Find out how Universal Nutrition has thrived in the sports-nutrition industry for 40 years and what new products they have in store. December 19, 2017 5 min read
Your Ultimate Guide To Iron Supplements
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Your Ultimate Guide To Iron Supplements

Iron is an important mineral for health and fitness. Here's why it can be dangerous to get too little, or too much. December 12, 2017 5 min read
The Science Behind The Best Pre- And Post-Workout Supps
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The Science Behind The Best Pre- And Post-Workout Supps

If you already take these supplements or have been wondering about them, bookmark this page to learn about how they can enhance workouts, and when and how much to take for maximum muscular results! November 29, 2017 9 min read
Jim Stoppani's 5 Pillars Of Supplementation
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Jim Stoppani's 5 Pillars Of Supplementation

Learn how supplementation can enhance your life, your performance, and your health from one of the world's leading experts. November 27, 2017 3 min read
Your Expert Guide To Whey Protein
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Your Expert Guide To Whey Protein

Whey is one of the best supplements for helping you build muscle and lose fat. Here's what makes it so powerful. November 07, 2017 9 min read
Your Expert Guide To Theacrine
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Your Expert Guide To Theacrine

Want a way to boost your energy and focus without all the jittery side effects of caffeine? Look for this ancient Chinese ingredient in your workout products. November 06, 2017 3 min read
Your Expert Guide To ATP Supplementation
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Your Expert Guide To ATP Supplementation

Our bodies create ATP to power all our movements, but they don't usually produce enough. Can you take ATP as a supplement? October 20, 2017 4 min read
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5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Fat Burner
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5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Fat Burner

On a mission to burn as much fat as possible? Whether you're cutting for competition or simply looking to lose a few pounds, here's what you need to know to get the most out of one of the most popular types of supplements! October 19, 2017 5 min read
Supplement Company Of The Month: ProSupps
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Supplement Company Of The Month: ProSupps

ProSupps started with one product and a group of guys who wanted something better. Almost eight years later, they have top-of-the-market products and innovative new ones in the pipeline. October 17, 2017 7 min read
Your Expert Guide To Garcinia Cambogia
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Your Expert Guide To Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia cambogia may not be the magic pill of weight loss, but studies show it does have several other health and fitness benefits that could make it worth adding to your fat-loss stack. October 04, 2017 6 min read
Your Expert Guide To Zinc
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Your Expert Guide To Zinc

Zinc plays a lot of roles in your body, from helping your immune system to maintaining healthy levels of testosterone. Find out how to get all you need of this important mineral. October 04, 2017 5 min read
4 Supplements To Improve Your Sleep
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4 Supplements To Improve Your Sleep

Tossing and turning instead of catching up on some much-needed sleep? You know how important rest is for recovery and performance. Now learn which supplements help you get the most out of sleep! October 04, 2017 4 min read
How To Supplement For Endurance Sports
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How To Supplement For Endurance Sports

The unique challenges of races, triathlons, and other epic endurance journeys require a committed nutritional approach. Especially if you want to look and feel great at the end! Learn from this hybrid athlete's approach so you don't suffer unnecessarily! October 03, 2017 4 min read
The 3 Best Supplements For Fat Burning
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The 3 Best Supplements For Fat Burning

Looking to kick your fat-burning program up a notch? Look no further than these three fat-burning supplements proven to help burn excess weight and help combat what you hate about dieting! September 29, 2017 4 min read
Your Expert Guide To MSM
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Your Expert Guide To MSM

Should you be supplementing with MSM? This ingredient could give you a boost when it comes to decreasing muscle soreness and recovery time. Find out all of this supplement's potential benefits. September 25, 2017 4 min read
Your Expert Guide To Vitamin B Complex
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Your Expert Guide To Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B isn’t just one vitamin, but a whole category of nutrients that are essential for giving you energy and helping your body function right. Find out what they are and what they do for you. September 21, 2017 8 min read
Your Expert Guide To Turmeric
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Your Expert Guide To Turmeric

A super-powered natural supplement might be hiding in your kitchen. Turmeric is rich in antioxidants, which have benefits that are only recently coming to light. Here's why you should add it to your stack. September 20, 2017 3 min read
Your Expert Guide To Glucosamine
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Your Expert Guide To Glucosamine

Glucosamine is one of the most common supplements people take when they have sore joints. But what do we really know about these supplements? Are they worth your time and money? September 20, 2017 4 min read
Your Expert Guide To Vitamin D
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Your Expert Guide To Vitamin D

Vitamin D is crazy good for you, and you can get it from the sun for free. But is that enough? Find out what vitamin D does and why you might need a supplement. September 18, 2017 6 min read
The Top 3 Supplements For Gaining Mass
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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. August 30, 2017 5 min read
Death By Protein? Nope. Here's The Truth.
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Death By Protein? Nope. Here's The Truth.

No, you shouldn't throw out your protein powder in response to recent and tragic headlines. The much-publicized death of an Australian bodybuilder was a case of a rare condition that got out of control. Here's everything you need to know! August 17, 2017 4 min read
The Case For Pre-Workout Protein
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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. August 16, 2017 5 min read
5 Kick-Ass Supplements For A Summer Six-Pack
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5 Kick-Ass Supplements For A Summer Six-Pack

Are you fantasizing about strolling down the beach with your washboard abs glowing in the sun? It's not too late to get your six-pack on. Maybe you just need a little help. June 29, 2017 4 min read
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