HOW AMINOS IMPACT YOUR TRAINING


After training, your muscles are counting on amino acids from protein to kick-start the rebuilding process. Essential Amino Acids play an important part in this process, and a subset of that group known as Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are favored by athletes for their ability to be absorbed directly into muscle tissue. But how…

BENEFITS OF CONCURRENT TRAINING


Those who are relatively new to training, or who’ve been away from the gym for an extended period of time, might not want to focus exclusively on strength or endurance exercise. A study published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine suggests incorporating both styles of training into a weekly routine can optimize muscle size, strength and…

How can a fatty acid help with fat loss?


CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) CLA is a fatty acid found in beef and dairy products. It has many health benefits including bodyfat loss. Recent research shows our present farming techniques have lowered the amount of CLA in beef and dairy product, which means supplementation of CLA will be critical to receive all the health benefits that…

Platinum Hydrowhey – Advanced Hydrolyzed Whey Protein!


Platinum Hydrowhey was recognized by thousands of Bodybuilding.com customers as 2010’s New Supplement of the Year. What else would you expect from Optimum Nutrition’s, fastest, purest and most advanced protein technology?     By hydrolyzing the protein in this premium formula we’ve created our fastest-acting whey protein yet.* Hydrolyzing breaks larger proteins down into smaller pieces…

Two Great Supplements from Optimum Nutrition


Optimum Nutrition’s Hydrowhey By hydrolyzing the protein in this premium formula we’ve created our fastest-acting whey protein yet.* Hydrolyzing breaks larger proteins down into smaller pieces that are able to get into your system rapidly, enabling your muscles to start rebuilding quickly.* For added effectiveness, we’ve also enhanced this revolutionary formula with ACTITOR™ peptides, digestive…

EXERCISE STRESS VS. MENTAL STRESS


When you’re working in the weight room, muscle tissue is being broken down from the physical stress of lifting. It’s built back bigger and stronger during the recovery phase with amino acids from protein and about 48 hours of rest. But what happens to this process when you’re under mental stress? A study published in…

MILK’S FAT BURNING POTENTIAL


According to a study published in the journal Cell Metabolism, a natural milk ingredient known as nicotinamide riboside helps burn more fat while promoting greater endurance capacity. Lab mice getting high doses of this ingredient didn’t become obese despite being put on a high-fat diet. They also became better runners. True Strength Moment: It’s unlikely that…