Best L-Carnitine Supplements

Carnitine is an amino acid, a building block for proteins. A major function of L-carnitine in the human body is to transport fat across the cell membrane for use as an energy source. It’s found mostly in muscle cells, but also exists in bone and is particularly active in the fatty environment of the brain. […]

10 Best Whey Protein Powders for Men and Women

If you have had any exposure to the fitness world, you most certainly have heard of the importance of protein powder. It’s no gimmick.  Protein supplementation is perhaps the single most important element in fitness nutrition. What does protein do? In short, protein provides your body with the building blocks needed to repair and grow. It is […]

Muscletech Hydroxycut Fat Burner Guide

In the diet industry we have hot ingredients that are universally known, like: green tea, Yohimbe, and coffee bean extract… But when it comes to actual multi-ingredient branded products, Muscletech’s Hydroxycut is the most well-known line of thermogenic fat burners out today. But does this wide-known ‘celebrity status’ actually mean that Hydroxycut products are ‘the […]

Optimum Nutrition Platinum PRE Review

Optimum Nutrition is one of the most widely known sports supplement makers. You may know them by their front-line product, Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein, which we fully reviewed a short time ago. Now, we’re here to look at their pre workout Platinum PRE. This isn’t to be mistaken with their other pre workout Gold […]

Top 5 Benefits of MCT Oil

MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglyceride, and it is a form of fat. According to Brian St Pierre (writing for Precision Nutrition) they are “absorbed straight into our portal vein and sent straight to the liver, bypassing normal fat digestion and absorption” [1]. Because of this they are seen as distinctly different to other types […]

Top 3 MCT Oil Side Effects and how to avoid them

MCT oils have become very popular recently, and are now seen as one of the healthy super foods, a term that may have no scientific basis, but is generally considered an effective way to mark particularly healthy foods. MCT stands for Medium Chain Triglycerides, these are triglycerides (fats) that have shorter chains than usual. This […]

Do Meal Replacement Shakes Actually Work?

If you’ve ever wanted to lose weight then you have probably heard of the meal replacement shake (even if you weren’t sure exactly what it was). Companies like Herbalife, Slimfast, and new kid on the block Huel have divided opinion among fitness professionals, dieticians, and the general public. Some swear by them and many have […]

10 Best Pre Workout Supplements

A quality, well made, complete pre workout means more to us than words can describe. Yeah, this sounds dramatic, but once you’ve found your perfect mix of stimulant and performance in a pre-workout supplement… It just all makes sense. Purposes align. With the right pre-workout, variables in your life that once mattered and really interfered […]

5 Benefits of CLA Supplementation

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) is a mixture of fatty acids that are found in meat and in dairy products, but which can also be consumed as a supplement. CLA has become very popular in bodybuilding circles, and is increasingly becoming popular in the general gym-going population. CLA has been found to have many benefits, but […]

Goat Protein Vs Whey Protein Supplements

Unless you’ve grown up consuming goat products, the whole idea of goat milk and goat milk containing products may seem a bit off. In America at least, dairy milk is king. Any differentiation from that, even the consideration of almond or coconut milk alternatives appear as a radical tinfoil hat man or cat lady playbook […]