Category: Starred

What is L-Norvaline?

A new study published in Toxicology in Vitro has been causing quite the stir in supplement circles as it appears that a common pre workout nitric oxide booster may be cytotoxic to brain cells. The ingredient in question? The arginase inhibitor, and nitric oxide extender, L-Norvaline. Let’s take a look beyond the attention-grabbing headlines, dive […]

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Maximize Your Training Program

Creating the Ultimate Programming Part 1 How to Utilize Post Activation Potentiation (PAP) Into your Workout Routine Bigger, Faster, Stronger. We have all heard it. In today’s fitness world everyone is looking for innovative methods to help achieve maximum fitness levels in a short period of time. One method gaining popularity rapidly with strength coaches […]

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How to Almost Guarantee Success (The Hustler Edition)

They say that to be successful you should make your bed every morning. They also say that to be successful you should be depressed, suicidal, and overall in a very dark place mentally. Who are these people making these ridiculous rules? What they don’t tell you is that making your bed in the morning likely […]

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Say no to Beta Alanine in your Preworkout!

Beta-alanine has been a staple ingredient in pre-workouts supplements since it burst onto the scene a little over a decade ago. It’s both adored and loathed by masses of people for the same reason — the tingles, a.k.a paresthesia. While these spidey-sense type feelings confer no direct benefit to athletes (aside from making them feel […]

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What’s in Your Supplement? Clinical Dosing and Transparency

What’s in Your Supplement? Clinical Dosing and Transparency 2-4 Minute Read Do you want your supplements to work? Does the money that you invest into your supplement regimen matter to you or are you cool with simply throwing money away? The answers to these questions likely seem pretty obvious but how many of us have […]

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