Is Caffeine as amazing as we think it is? An Introduction into the world that is Caffeine.

Is Caffeine as amazing as we think it is? An Introduction into the world that is Caffeine.

Ah, Caffeine.  The (legal) stimulant king. Caffeine is an extremely well-researched supplement with a lot of proven benefits. Because there is so much to it, I’m going to do a few parts. Thus begins the caffeine saga.  A story of epic proportions, on par with that of the Iliad, the Odyssey, or greater than dare I say it… Twilight LET’S BEGIN Caffeine is a potent stimulant that is ubiquitous throughout our society. A staggering 85% of United States Citizens use…

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Green Tea Extract, is it a miracle fat buster or complete garbage?

Green Tea Extract, is it a miracle fat buster or complete garbage?

When I began my research on green tea extract,  I expected to find the vast majority of research saying it’s crap.   But, as it appears, the research I have done shows promising results. I have been pleasantly surprised. Green tea extract is not a miracle fat loss pill that will cause you to lose 24.3 pounds in 10 minutes. However, some research supports it can aid in weight loss. Nothing extremely significant, and it also appears to highly depend…

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Part two of ZMA! So, is it a dud or not?

Part two of ZMA! So, is it a dud or not?

  How exciting!  The day has arrived for Part 2 of our ZMA series! If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, immediately leave this post and read it.  Do it. Otherwise, the majority of this post will make little sense. 🙂 You can view it, here! Okay, so, I’m assuming you have read Part 1 by now.  I’ll go ahead and do a mini recap. In Part 1 of ZMA, we spoke about zinc, magnesium, and B6, as well as…

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Is ZMA a MEGA test booster, or a MEGA dud?

Is ZMA a MEGA test booster, or a MEGA dud?

Alright, my supplewhat readers.  Supplereaders? Eh, why not. Anyway, I was requested by my number one fan/hair stylist to do a post on ZMA. How exciting!  My first reader-requested article! Okay, so, let’s begin. What is it? ZMA is a combination of three ingredients:  Zinc monomethionine, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium Aspartate.  This combination is touted by many to not only greatly enhance sleep, but also work as a natural testosterone booster and even increase anabolism (Growth/Muscle growth). ZMA was first…

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Get to the point! Is it garbage or not!? BCAAS part 2!

Get to the point! Is it garbage or not!? BCAAS part 2!

  Last week we began our BCAA adventure. If you haven’t read it already, take a look at the first part here. I’m sure you all were waiting with bated breath for the finale of our BCAA experience! Wait no longer.  We will continue today with a rather interesting study. This study appeared to contain promising results. It indicates that the supplement containing BCAAS outperforms the carbohydrate-only drink and the whey protein drink used by some of the participants. In fact, this study…

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Supplement of the Supplegods!? Bee Cee Double A’s (BCAAs) Part 1

Supplement of the Supplegods!? Bee Cee Double A’s (BCAAs) Part 1

BCAAS! Super awesome BCAAS! The go-to drink for the gym going gym rat extraordinaire!  BCAAS equal muscles, right? more BCAAS more MAASCLES!  No explanation necessary! Go grab a bucket of your favorite BCAAS and eat it by the scoopful! So a definite SuppleYES, right? Eh. Not quite. A little bit of background on the almighty Branched Chain Amino Acids.  They are a group of three aminos, Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine.  They are essential amino acids, so it is necessary to…

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