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A defence of machines and isolations

Posted on 24/01/2020

I'm going to preface this article with the following: I train for powerlifting. This means that I, myself, practice and train the 'big three' exercises, squat, deadlift and bench press, multiple times per week and use accessory movements to improve my strength on them. I'm in no way saying these...

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Amino Acid Spiking

Posted on 24/01/2020

When you are choosing a protein supplement to help increase your overall protein intake for the day, one of the determining factors (aside from flavour, of course) is likely to be the amount of protein you get per 100g, or per scoop. The higher the number, the fewer ‘tag along’...

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8 Simple Steps To Build More Muscle

Posted on 24/01/2020

You are reading a blog on the site of a sports nutrition supplement company, therefore, it’s safe to assume that you have an interest in sporting performance. Of course, we know that you are most likely to be a keen gym goer, someone who likes wearing stringer vests, booty shorts...

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How To Do Intermittent Fasting & Does It Work?

Posted on 24/01/2020

Intermittent fasting is a dietary approach which has experienced a sudden rise in interest over the last few years in the fitness industry, but is actually not a new approach at all. Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an approach which at it’s core is very simple – eat sometimes, and don’t...

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What are the benefits of protein powder

Posted on 24/01/2020

This may seem a little obvious but bear with us here, there may be some stuff that you haven’t thought about. I mean, obviously, whey protein powder gives you protein, with a complete amino acid profile and turns you into a big shredded genetic freak, right? Or, is it that...

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Five Alternative Uses For Protein Powder

Posted on 24/01/2020

Protein powder is probably the most common sports supplement on the market. The most widely used protein powder is whey, but there's been a huge rise recently in plant-based versions like rice and pea (or our own vegan blends), although technically it’s classed as a food because whey, pea or...

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The benefits of BCAAs

Posted on 24/01/2020

Branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most common sports supplements, often used alongside whey protein, creatine and beta alanine. We all know that one gym bro who’s bag rattles like a snake on the banks of the Mississippi, he’ll happily tell you all the supplements he takes...

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How much caffeine should you take before exercise?

Posted on 24/01/2020

When it comes to ergogenic aids for exercise performance caffeine is one of the most common and most effective supplements on the market. Used for years by runners, cyclists and power lifters for its beneficial stimulant properties and one of the supplements on the ISSN list of recommended ergogenic aids...

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What supplements should I take - The next step

Posted on 24/01/2020

It’s no secret that there are a lot of supplements out there to choose from, ranging from the vitamins and minerals with which we’re all familiar, to exotic or extremely scientific-sounding things like guaranine or 1,3,7-Trimethyl-1H-purine- 2,6(3H,7H)-dione (both of those are just caffeine, by the way). This inevitably raises the...

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