Best MCT Oil for Keto

MCTs can turbo-charge your keto diet. Fact or fat? Well, both. High-fat diets – like the ketogenic diet – shift how your body uses fuel. Instead of glucose, your body produces ketones for energy from stored and consumed fat. If done correctly, the ketogenic diet can help you melt the pounds off. Even quicker when… [Read More]

Best Tasting Protein Powder with Water

Remember your first time tasting a protein powder? I do, and I had a very unfortunate first-time experience. Essentially, it tasted, from my protein-noobie perspective, very, very bad. First world problems—I know. Granted, the poor taste was my fault. I was a cheap high school student looking for a cheap protein supplement. And so —… [Read More]

Best Intra-Workout Supplements 2020

Training for an upcoming marathon or triathlon? Going on a super long hike this weekend? Or are you just a regular ol’ gym-rat who consistently spends 1.5+ hours at the gym to sculpt every damn muscle in the body? Regardless of whoever you are and whatever your fitness goals, you need energy to get from… [Read More]

Training Fasted vs Fed for Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding requires an intense commitment to exercise and nutrition. Between measuring each gram of food and the hours at the gym, you’re employing all of your willpower to lose fat and build muscle. Fasted training is thought to burn fats at a higher rate during training.  Therefore, it’s become one of the more popular dietary… [Read More]

Can you take BCAAs and Pre-Workout Together?

One big, glaring problem with the supplement industry is the lack of transparency and oversight. You still find proprietary blends, shady manufacturing processes, and dangerous ingredients hidden under natural-sounding names. That’s why you’d be justified in asking, “Can you take BCAAs and pre-workout together?” Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple yes or no answer. It depends… [Read More]

Best Pre-Workout Carbs Supplement

Of all the supplements that you can take pre-workout, the most overlooked by far are carb supplements. Which is crazy because carbohydrates are the body’s favorite form of energy and a high-quality workout is going to require a lot of energy. Part of the problem is that most pre-workout carb supplements are pretty poor, usually… [Read More]

Best Carb Supplement for Bulking

Forget Keto, Paleo and Atkins –  Carbs are Crucial to Gaining Strength and Building Muscle Unless you’re really clued up on your nutrition, you might not appreciate just how important carbs are for a successful training regime. We all know we need carbs for a balanced diet, right? But do you know exactly why? And… [Read More]

Best Protein and Carb Powder Combo

The basics of good performance nutrition lean heavily on proteins and carbs. In many ways, these are the essentials, while other nutrients are a ‘bonus’. This is because carbs and proteins represent the energy and building blocks you need, so they demand your attention. Today, we’re going to go through the basics of how to… [Read More]

Best Weight Loss and Recovery Supplements

Supplements for recovery and weight loss overlap but have distinct goals. Today we’re going to talk about what these supplements can do for you and what you should look for when it comes to good recovery/weight loss. We’ll separate the two for now, before talking about great synergist supplements later. First… Weight Loss Supplements A… [Read More]