Archives for: Supplements

The Truth About Supplements

Tough Truths of Supplementation by Sol Orwell Examine.com Sometimes things are only amazing because they are new Usually, the first time a supplement is going to be used in a human trial the conditions of the trial are manipulated a bit to get a positive result. Now, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, and it…Read More

Sports Nutrition Roundtable

Sports nutrition is essential to all areas of performance, so this week we brought in special guests Kiefer, James Fitzgerald and Mark McLaughlin to give their thoughts on how athletes should be eating. If you want to get stronger, more explosive and improve your conditioning, you have to pay attention to your diet. Check out…Watch Video

Citrulline Malate – Your Key to Winning In the Last Round?

Citrulline-Malate

Citrulline Malate is a dietary supplement and amino acid precursor to arginine that has been getting more and more press in the area of enhancing performance. The fact that it is a precursor to arginine doesn’t mean that I’m going to start talking about mind blowing pumps and nitric oxide production (okay I might a little, but it won’t be in the context that you think) – So please don’t stop reading.…Read More

Research Review: Can Fish Oil Help Build Muscle?

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Omega-3 PUFAs Augment the Muscle Protein Anabolic Response to Hyperinsulinaemia-Hyperaminoacidaemia

Long-chain n-3 fatty acids, more commonly referred to as Omega-3 polyunsaturated fats, are unsaturated fatty acids that cannot be synthesized by the human body; intake of these “essential fatty acids” is vital for normal metabolism. In the last 20 years, Omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (or PUFAs, for short) have been the subject of an abundance of research, mostly touting their many potential pathways for improving health.…Read More

BioForce Nutrition is Born!

I’m excited to announce the arrival of the BioForce Nutrition line of supplements! In this likely long winded post, I’m going to explain why someone who isn’t a big believer in supplements in the first place will now be selling my own line of them through the site and in gyms….…Read More