Beta-Alanine: AN UPDATE


With the increase in understanding of Aerobic and Anaerobic exercise, its the best time to know more about an awesome ingredient especially of importance to athletes engaged in either aerobic or anaerobic exercise – Beta alanine   What it does? Acts as a Muscle Fatigue Fighter Powers Strength Training Workouts Provides Quick Recovery in Between the Sets…

THE RIGHT AMOUNT OF VITAMIN C


Vitamin C from citrus, other fruits and some vegetables is a potent antioxidant that can combat the potentially damaging effects of oxidative stress. Free radicals can be released during times of stress, including intense exercise. But a study published in Current Sports Medicine Reports cautions against getting too much of a good thing. In an analysis of…

HOW MUCH POST-WORKOUT PROTEIN?


One of the most frequently asked questions among weight lifters is what type of protein to use and when. Whey is a popular choice because of its rapid digestion rate and high concentration of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs), particularly Leucine which can amount to as much as 10.6% of the shake’s composition, according to…

POTASSIUM POWERS MUSCULAR MOVEs


Potassium is an electrolyte that plays an important role in muscle contractions and nerve transmissions. It’s also involved in storing carbohydrates as fuel for exercise. A deficiency of this mineral can contribute to muscle weakness and even cramping. So what types of food should you include in your pre-workout meal to make sure you’re ready…

CGT-10: A Great Supplement


It’s fascinating to know that this second abundantly present amino (one after glutamine) lay its hands in varied ways on sports nutrition. – FOR POWER ACTIVITY: Present even more than glutamine in type 2 muscle fibres leading to its utmost importance for power athletes – TAURINE + CREATINE: Acts synergistic to creatine in helping the…

PAIR CARNITINE AND OMEGA-3 FOR FAT LOSS


Why? – In order for your body to actually “load” carnitine into the muscles, it has to be accompanied by insulin. – Omega-3 fatty acids come into the equation because they will improve the health of every cell wall and make them more sensitive to insulin. Having your cells be more sensitive to insulin allows…

BENCH MORE REPS WITH CITRULLINE


Citrulline is an amino acid first isolated from watermelon in 1930. Citrulline malate is a supplemental form of this organic compound. The effect of an 8-gram dose on 41 volunteers was described in a study published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Scientists had healthy male subjects perform 8 sets of bench presses with…