Should High School Athletes Take Supplements?

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The background: First of all, just as a disclaimer, I have no degrees in science, nutrition, exercise, or anything of that matter.  Yes I have a bachelor’s in business and finance, but not a degree for the discussion of high school athletes using supplements.  The background that counts though, is 15 years coaching varsity baseball, 15 years of owning gyms, …

Dynamine, TeaCrine and Caffeine: A Synergistic Overview

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Haling out of California, Compound Solutions is one of the hottest names in ingredients in today’s sports nutrition market place. Known for a variety of branded ingredients, easily the hottest ingredient that they have right now is TeaCrine and the new comer, Dynamine. In a climate that was long dominated by now ‘banned’ stimulants such as DMAA, AMP Citrate and …

SARMS VS Prohormones/Andros & Legality

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Introduction: Putting on muscle is already a tough task for many.  It’s sometimes hard to follow a very consistent diet and programming the perfect routine for muscle growth.  Let alone your body recovering properly between each training session.  So much is involved when seriously trying to gain some mass but even having everything perfected can lead to plateauing.  This is …

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GNC Protein Powder – How Does It Compare?

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GNC has been an established retail chain selling health and nutrition related products including vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet, and energy products since the 1960’s.  They are a combination of corporate-owned and franchised stores all across the world. A local GNC is the most common store that someone new to the fitness world goes to.  I know I …

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Creatine Confusion – Common Misconceptions & The Truth

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Photo: “365/301 Supplements and Weights and Shakes oh my!” by California Cow is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Sometimes I like to sit back and drink in the random weight room chatter. If you have never had the pleasure, turn off your tunes for 30 seconds and soak up the nonsense around you. You will hear the most random comments ranging from, “is …

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SUPPZ Nutrition Stores Top Proteins Of 2017

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To be a top selling protein powder in a billion dollar supplement industry is by no means an easy task.  Supplement companies need to create a protein powder that excels in multiple categories.  Taste alone in a saturated industry is not enough anymore.  With the addition of 3rd party testing, customers can feel better that they won’t end up with …