Category: Supplements

  • Does Glutamine Work On Muscle Growth?

    does glutamine work

    Aside from creatine and protein, glutamine is probably the most popular bodybuilding supplement of the last decade. Purported benefits include better recovery, more muscle growth, and enhanced mental performance. But there has been something of a backlash against glutamine supplements in recent years, with critics pointing out that your body can make glutamine and claiming that taking in extra is just […]

  • Here Are the 10 Essential Vitamins and Minerals You MUST Get From Your Diet

    essential vitamins and minerals

    The human body is a complicated machine capable of many stunning achievements, including manufacturing some of its own nutrients. Most substances that we need to maintain life and health cannot be manufactured in the body, though, and these are the essential nutrients. Most vitamins fall into that “essential” category, so we MUST get them from our diets. What follows is a list of […]

  • Can You Take Zinc For Muscle Growth?

    zinc for muscle growth

    Nothing is more important to bodybuilders than adding more muscle mass naturally, and we’re wiling to try some pretty unusual supplements to help in that quest. We would do well, though, to NOT overlook some common vitamins and minerals, like zinc. Some experts have claimed for years that zinc helps build muscle,  while others say that it’s a nutrient vital to […]

  • Are BCAAs Safe in Pill Form?

    Are BCAAs Safe

    Branched-chain amino acids, or BCAAs, are popular bodybuilding supplements that have been shown to increase protein synthesis and help make athletes leaner and stronger. As with any substance that you put in your body, though, the first question you need to answer is, are BCAAs safe? The BCAAs — leucine, isoleucine, and valine — are three of eight […]

  • 5 Benefits of Protein Supplements And Why You Should Be Taking Them Now

    benefits of protein supplements

    Protein supplements have been around in various forms for centuries, and they’ve been used for everything from fueling ancient armies to building muscle and strength for modern athletes. Even with all the fancy new supplements that come on the market each year, a good, solid protein powder remains at the top of just about every serious strength […]