Supplements Information 2017-10-02T05:05:02+00:00


Supplements aid in enhancing nutrition while helping in the building of muscle, the burning of fat, and the recovery needed for good health. Super foods can often be used instead of some supplements.  Supplement such as protein shakes or bars can help you eat healthy quickly at inconvenient times.

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Sometimes its difficult to get all the essentials with just foods we take in. Supplementation can help!


Supplements are things such as:

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Organic Herbs
  • Antioxidants
  • Proteins
  • BCAAs (Branched Chain Amino Acids)
  • Joint formulas
  • Meal replacement bars or shakes
  • Athletic enhancement products

Supplements recommendations based on specific goals:

  • General Health and Immune System
  • To Lose Fat To Build Muscle
  • To Build Strength
  • To Increase Energy
  • Quicken Training
  • Recovery, Reduce Pain, Inflammation, Increase Healing

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Supporting information on each type of supplement can be found in the products page of

Warning: Most research studies using and analyzing supplements are relatively short term, so be careful when believing labels claiming results. New products have often not researched long term effects on health. Make sure they are backed by real research claims.


Common Training Supplements

Protein or Meal Replacement – Extra protein helps in building muscle and strength.

Creatine: Creatine is great for building of muscle strength while allowing for higher intensity workouts.

Caffeine: Is often referred to as having characteristics that burn fat. Drink these before a meal for effectiveness.

L-Caritine: This one is a current hot topic. L-Caritine is currently used as a fat burn booster and increases metabolic rate of the body.

Glucosamine: This is the “joint,” supplement, good for all connective tissues. It aids in the repair and

BCAAs: These supplements are know as Basic complex amino acids. BCAAs are the building blocks( amino acids) of protein. Supplement with BCAAs and you will notice an increase in endurance, energy, and an improvement