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5 Powerful Benefits Of L-Glutamine You’re Missing Out On
Are you taking advantage of the benefits of l-glutamine? Check out the top 5 benefits of l-glutamine and why this supplement should be in your post-workout shake!
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5 Protein Powder Types You Should Consider Trying
Looking to increase the amount of protein you consume each day? Maybe you should add one of these five protein powder types into your supplement regimen.
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Kelly Starrett: Changing The Way You Think About Water
You're drinking water, but are you properly hydrated? In this article Kelly Starrett helps you to maximize your salt and mineral intake and stave off dehydration
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Yellow fish oil capsules on a black table in front of a bowl of raw salmon.
Krill oil is the new fish oil. Take a look at the benefits of krill oil, the differences between krill oil vs. fish oil, and why Omega-3 is crucial to your health.
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5 Reasons To Use Nitric Oxide Supplements
Nitric oxide works as an energy booster, burns fat, builds muscle, helps you recover and pumps you up!
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An Idiot's Guide To Nootropics And Smart Drugs
Nootropics, or "smart drugs", are a rapidly growing category of nutritional supplements that can assist with improving focus, memory, mental clarity and your mood.
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Priming the Machine: The Importance of Pre-workout Nutrition
No clue where to start with pre-workout nutrition? Read this article to learn what kind of meal to eat and the best supplements to pair with that meal.
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Whey Protein: The Most Frequently Asked Questions
Get the inside "scoop" on one of the most popular supplements on the market: whey protein. Learn what it is, how it benefits you, and if it can be used when lactose intolerant.
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14 Popular Supplement Myths Busted!
It's time to separate fact from fiction, and learn the truth behind 14 common muscle building and fitness supplement myths you've probably already heard.
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Should I Add BCAAs to My Supplement Stack?
Are BCAAs an essential part of your supplementation plan? Or is it all just marketing hype? See what the research says and decide for yourself!
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ZMA Supplements: Do They Improve Sleep & Test Levels?
Have you heard the murmurs about ZMA increasing testosterone levels and improving sleep? Ever wonder if it was true? We've got the article for you!
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4 Supplements You Should be Taking This Bulking Season
Looking to put on lean muscle mass this bulking season? If you answered yes, you may want to read this article describing 4 proven supplements to take!
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Supplement Like The Pros, Part 2: A Complete Analysis
This article is a comprehensive look at all the supplements that pro natural bodybuilders take, pulled from interviews, talks and profiles.
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A Beginner's Guide to Protein Scientific Research
All the information about protein & protein supplementation on the web can be a little hard for the average person to digest. Learn everything you need to know.
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Your Guide To Workout Nutrition And Supplementation
Maximize your workouts and gains by mastering the 5 stages of workout nutrition, including pre and post-workout nutrition.
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Did you know that glutamine is one of the top 3 supplements in the arsenal of competitive natural bodybuilders? Find out why!
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5 Facts Every Hardgainer Should Know About Protein
Gaining muscle is hard, but not impossible. Implementing these 5 science backed facts about protein will help the hardest of “hardgainers” gain muscle.
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Capsaicin: A Potent Fat Loss Supplement
Are you in need for an extra edge during your cut to keep the food cravings at bay and the fat loss at a maximum? Learn if capsaicin is right for you!
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A New Caffeine? What You Need to Know about Teacrine
Teacrine is a new ingredient being used in preworkouts formulas. Learn what the research has to say about the supplement & why it might be helpful to you!
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Skinny Vs. Fat: How To Supplement For Your Body Type!
Team Scivation lays out exactly what supplements you need to help build that Greek-God-like physique you have always dreamed of.
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Workout Supplements For High Intensity Exercise
High intensity exercise allows you to perform more work in a shorter amount of time. Learn how to maximize these workouts by choosing the right supplement ingredients.
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Seasonal Variations In Cow’s Milk & Whey Protein
Learn why differences in whey, including color caused by changes in a cow's seasonal diet and beta-carotene intake, are not indicative of overall protein quality.
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Support Anti-Aging & Fat Loss
Niagen allows you to improve cell function and energy performance by bolstering mitochondrial capacity. The result...Niagen functions as a potent anti-aging & fat burning super supplement.
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Estrogen Dominance: The Effects Of Estrogen On Body Composition
Estrogen plays a huge role in body composition. Too much & you'll gain unwanted fat. Not enough & your bones will become brittle. So how do you optimize?
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Swolverine athlete pouring yellow vitamins into hand.
Don't be re-active about your health. Be pro-active and start integrating these 5 vitamins into your daily supplement routine to help boost your immune system.
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Prioritize Your Supplement Purchases
Spend your hard-earned money wisely by following the supplementation priorities in this article. Maximize your supplement purchases and get the best possible results.
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Vitamins and Minerals: Important or Just Marketing Hype?
Vitamins and minerals are the most popular supplements in the market place today, but do we really need them?
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Antioxidants Supplements And Antioxidant Foods
Matt Weik takes a look at the purpose and benefits of antioxidant supplementation, and takes a look at common foods that are antioxidant rich.
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Fatigue Fighters -  6 Nutrients That Amplify Your Efforts
Tired of being tired? Try these six energy releasing supplements and amplify your workouts. Improved energy leads to better performance and gains.
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How To Shop For Creatine Supplements
Learn about the different types of creatine powders, pills, liquids and blends. Determine how much creatine is required to get the maximum energy benefits!
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5 Best Post Workout Nutrients You Should Consume
The post-workout window is an important time to consume the nutrients needed to refuel your body and maximize performance. Learn which nutrients to consume!
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How Much Do You Really Know About Supplements?
It's time to test your knowledge of sports, performance and nutritional supplementation. Take this quiz and post your results to see how you "stack" up.
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The 5 Most Effective Immunity-Boosting Nutrients
Fortify your immune system with these 5 immunity-boosting nutrients! Use them on their own or combined to keep your body performing and growing at peak efficiency.
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Muscle Building Supplements - Don't Forget The Basics
Whey protein. Creatine. Nitric Oxide. BCAAs. You probably use these supplements every day. But what supplements should you take for overall health?
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3 Beneficial Ingredients to Look for in Preworkouts
A lot of lifters love doubling up on their preworkout scoops before their workouts, but which ingredients are proven to be the best to add muscle mass?
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Diet & Supplements For A Better Pump!
Improve your muscle pumps during your workouts and amp up your muscle building efforts today with these nutrition and supplement tips from Dr. Lonnie Lowery.
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Cliff talks about Branched Chain Amino Acids; what they are good for, when you should take them and how much you should take.
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Supplement Like The Pros, Part 1: Top Supplements
Want to look like a pro bodybuilder? This article looks at the top supplements used by professional natural bodybuilders, and fitness and figure athletes.
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Creatine: The Common Questions Answered
Common creatine questions are answered. This article also addresses rumors and myths. A must read if you're taking (or planning to take) creatine.
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Swolverine athlete doing butterfly kipping chest to bar.
As an athlete, you're constantly striving to be better. Learn how supplementation with beta-alanine can improve endurance, increase power, and delay muscle fatigue.
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The Key Amino Acids, Minerals, And Antioxidants For Recovery
Dustin Elliott explores the important aspects of recovery and muscle hypertrophy, and explains the science behind Betancourt's Bullrush and Bullnox
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Essential Supplementation - HMB: Hype or Help?
Many studies have been done recently on HMB supplementation. Is this product all hype? Or is HMB the next big muscle-building breakthrough?
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Supplements For The Frequent Traveler
Frequent traveler Nick Ludlow provides the ultimate guide to supplementation on the road. Improve your progress by learning what to take, and when to take it.
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Betancourt Nutrition’s PUMP’D
Elliot Reimers provides the inside scoop on the science behind Betancourt Nutrition's hot new pre-workout Pump'D, which provides massive pumps through nitric oxide support.
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Why You Need A Quality Multivitamin
Not all multivitamin products are the same. Dosages are often formulated for non-athletes, and the bioavailability of contained micronutrients is typically extremely low.
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Scivation Xtend: A True Supplement Staple?
A review of the popular supplement Scivation Xtend. Xtend helps with recovery, cell volumization, energy, and improves protein assimilation and synthesis.
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Tip # 17 - Derek advises supplementing essential fatty acids into your diet. EPA, DHA and GLA should be supplemented to benefit from sufficient amounts.
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Why Intra-Workout Supplementation Works
Learn how intra-workout nutrition has evolved over the years and why investing in the right intra-workout supplements can help you achieve your goals!
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Supplements - How Not To Get Scammed!
This article gives you some tips and information on how NOT to get scammed when buying bodybuilding supplements.
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Muscle Building Supplements For Hardgainers!
Maximize your hard work at the gym and time at the dinner table by adding these 5 hardgainer muscle building supplements.
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