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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Brain pills!? What the hell are Nootropics?

Brain pills!? What the hell are Nootropics?

Have you seen Limitless?  Bradley Cooper takes a pill that provides him with a four-digit IQ, that allows him to “access and use 100% of his brain.” He pretty much has superpowers because of the brain-enhancing pill he takes.  The fact that he has a four-digit IQ would make him virtually omniscient. I’ll take a truckload of godlike super pills, please. Oh, and I would like to touch on the myth that “we only use 10% of our brain.” This…

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Cows, Raptors and Amino Acids!

Cows, Raptors and Amino Acids!

Aminos! What are Aminos?  Aminos are those drinks the absurdly ripped guys use during their workout, right?  You ingest aminos, you get muscles!  Easy peezy.  Not much else to it. Well, no.  It’s a bit more complex than that.  Let us begin with a bit of history on Amino Acids. The first amino that was discovered was an amino acid called Asparagine.  It was first isolated in 1806 by two chemists, Louis Nicolas Vaquelin and Pierre Jean Robiquet.  I’m sure…

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