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ATP Science Aurum Oil Review
ATP Science Aurum Oil Review
ATP Science has done it again, releasing their last pillar of health; ATP Aurum Oil. It is a vegan friendly omega supplement rich in essential fatty acids and nutrients
Meal Replacement Shake & Weight Loss
Meal Replacement Shake & Weight Loss
Given that most of us live a busy life and are constantly surrounded by a fast-paced environment, we are all looking for convenient and easy solutions to help us lose weight and stay healthy...
Getting Rid of Water Retention
Getting Rid of Water Retention
Many follow the guidelines of how to achieve the ultimate lean look but for some people they still cannot achieve their desired goal. Many may assume that it is fat, but it may just be excess water...
What Does 30g of Protein Look Like?
What Does 30g of Protein Look Like?
We all know that protein is the best macro for any bodybuilder, trainer and athlete. It’s vital for helping us build muscle, lose fat, stay lean, improve recovery and support performance. Studies...
5 Ways to Effortlessly Cut Body Fat
5 Ways to Effortlessly Cut Body Fat
Unless your genetically gifted, losing weight and being ripped and toned can be an incredibly tough goal to achieve. But you can make things easier for yourself with some simple tips and tricks...
Black Rice
Black Rice
Black rice, also known as purple rice and forbidden rice, has been around for thousands of years, but has recently risen the ranks in popularity to the point where people are calling it a superfood...
Matcha
Matcha
What is Matcha? Matcha is a high quality, finely ground green tea, notable for its characteristic bright green colour. It is consumed as a beverage and also used as a natural colouring and...
Ask Us Anything - Have a Physical Job? Make Gains at Work.
Ask Us Anything - Have a Physical Job? Make Gains at Work.
"My job involves a lot of manual labour and heavy lifting. How can I best optimise my muscle gains?" A job that involves heavy lifting can be great for muscle building, and some people would...
Fermented Foods
Fermented Foods
Fermentation is a metabolic process through which bacteria and yeast convert sugars and starches in food and drink items into acids and alcohols. It is a process that helps to produce a lot of...
Wheat Germ
Wheat Germ
Wheat germ is a component of the wheat grain. It is considered a by-product in the manufacture of white flour but it is retained in whole grain flour, and it is responsible for some of its...
Macro Calculator for Females
Macro Calculator for Females
Macronutrient or macros is a type of food or nutrient which is consumed in large quantities in the diet. Overall, there are 3 core macronutrients including carbohydrates, proteins and fats and...
Amino Acids Side Effects
Amino Acids Side Effects
Ther term "amino acid" is used to describe a class of compound containing both an amino group and an organic acid. Amino acids have a huge variety of roles that support health and wellbeing, and...
Fish Oil vs Krill Oil Dosage
Fish Oil vs Krill Oil Dosage
Fish oil has long been praised for its many benefits. These most notably include improving cardiovascular health by lowering triglycerides and blood pressure, and easing the pain and inflammation...
Fish Oil Side Effects
Fish Oil Side Effects
Fish oil is extracted from oily fish like Salmon, Mackerel and Cod, and as is the case with many supplements which are derived directly from edible sources, it is widely known as a very safe and...
How Many Scoops of Protein?
How Many Scoops of Protein?
Protein is an essential nutrient needed for growth and repair, and for the manufacture of essential functional and structural components within the body, including the muscles. The amount of...
Whey vs Casein
Whey vs Casein
Traditionally recognised as the ‘fast’ and ‘slow’ proteins of the sports nutrition world, whey and casein are the two pillar proteins of sport supplements. But which one is better for putting on...
Creatine - Does It Work?
Creatine - Does It Work?
Creatine is often considered by the training and sports science community as one of the most powerful and effective supplements there are. In fact, creatine can be said to be truly the ‘best...
Virgin Coconut Oil
Virgin Coconut Oil
Virgin coconut oil is the name given to oil extracted from fresh (i.e. within 24 hours) coconut palms (Cocos nucifera L.) by wet processing with minimal heat exposure....
Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil
What is Coconut Oil? Coconut oil as its name suggests comes from coconut palms or Cocos nucifera. It is often referred to as copra oil, because copra is the name given to the dried meat, or...
Latest Research News - Sea Buckthorn Berry for Heart Health
Latest Research News - Sea Buckthorn Berry for Heart Health
One of the most noticeable trends over the past few years is the increasing popularity of functional nutrition. As superfoods slowly edge their way into the mainstream, people are dosing up on...
L-Carnitine vs Acetyl L-Carnitine
L-Carnitine vs Acetyl L-Carnitine
L-Carnitine is arguably one of the oldest and most popular single-ingredient supplements in the sport of bodybuilding, having been around for some 3 decades. In contrast, its acetylated form,...
Ketone Bodies
Ketone Bodies
Even for the average fitness enthusiast, the term ketone or ketone body may not mean much. There are some who associate it with the highly popularised “ketogenic diet” (also called Atkins...
Protein Rich Foods
Protein Rich Foods
Protein is the word – and the macronutrient - on everyone's lips at the moment. Bodybuilders and athletes have long known the benefits of a protein rich diet for performance, power and lean muscle...
Testosterone and the Immune System
Testosterone and the Immune System
Nearly everyone you ask would say they have a pretty good handle on the biological differences between men and women, but it's a good bet that only a small minority would mention the immune system...
Latest Research News - Marine Antioxidants for Weight Loss
Latest Research News - Marine Antioxidants for Weight Loss
Fucoxanthin is a Xanthophyll pigment found in marine algae and brown seaweed. It's a strong antioxidant, and has been gaining a lot of attention in the last few years because it has shown promise...
Nutrition and Supplements for Beginners
Nutrition and Supplements for Beginners
High protein levels will be necessary when using muscles. Generally protein should range from making up 10 to 20% of a person's daily food intake, when you are lifting weights...
Whey Protein Hydrolysates Review
Whey Protein Hydrolysates Review
Whey protein hydrolysates represent the top tier of whey protein supplements. They are generally the most expensive and offer the most benefits for muscle recovery and growth. But just like their...
Muscle Building Foods
Muscle Building Foods
Muscle Building Foods – What role does food play in building muscle? Muscle Building is not just about sweating it out in the gym. Those size and strength gains are going to be a lot more difficult...
Garlic
Garlic
Garlic is actually the bulb of a plant closely related to onions. It has been widely used in cooking and herbal medicine for many thousands of years, and its many beneficial properties are still known
Sugar Cravings
Sugar Cravings
We’ve all experienced it; that intense craving for a piece of chocolate, lolly or anything sweet and calorie dense. Called sugar cravings, or in more severe cases, sugar addiction; the term...
Immune Boosting Supplements
Immune Boosting Supplements
Being sick is probably one of the things people hate most. Whether it’s a nasty cold or a full blown flu, most would give anything to keep themselves from getting sick. With the absence of infection b
Gluten Free Protein Powder
Gluten Free Protein Powder
Over the recent years, consuming gluten-free diets has been a trend popular among many people for various reasons. As a result there has also been an increase in demand for gluten free supplements,...
How To Increase Growth Hormone
How To Increase Growth Hormone
While nutritional manipulation of growth hormone levels is popular, its important not to overlook the basics when it comes to growth hormone release. This article will review some of the key factors..
Sulbutiamine
Sulbutiamine
Learn more about Sulbutiamine, a synthetic derivative of Thiamine which may improve memory, muscle weakness and erectile dysfunction
Ketogenic Diet
Ketogenic Diet
It can be said that the Atkins diet is a form of ketogenic diet. In this section we will look at how the ketogenic diet can be applied to bodybuilding and some things to look out for.
Carbohydrate Benefits
Carbohydrate Benefits
There's many myths that exist when it comes to carbs, with many having divided views on just how much is appropriate. This article explores what intake is beneficial when it comes to carbohydrates.
Advanced Carbohydrates Guide
Advanced Carbohydrates Guide
Most of us know that carbohydrates are an important and essential nutrient for us to consume on a daily basis to provide us with the energy we need. On top of that,...
Meal Planning
Meal Planning
Meal Planning Nutrition is vital and what many consider the largest factor in achieving your goals. However many of us forget this fact due to our busy work and social schedules coupled with...
Electrolytes in Sports
Electrolytes in Sports
Muscles move via electrical nerve conduction. In order to help promote nerve conduction, we need electrolytes. Electrolytes are simply substances containing a charge, either positive or negative...
Recommended Protein Intake Per Day
Recommended Protein Intake Per Day
Protein Kinetics - There is no lack of articles regarding the benefits of protein for health. But how much protein per day is right for you? This article shall give you the facts...
BCAAs vs Protein
BCAAs vs Protein
Protein supplements are becoming the macro nutrient receiving the most attention from the bodybuilding community. These supplements promote a positive nitrogen balance, providing an anabolic state...
Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)
Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)
Cells are the simplest building blocks of the human body. At that cellular level, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) plays the vital role as an ‘energy currency’.
Essential Amino Acids (EAAs)
Essential Amino Acids (EAAs)
Essential amino acids are those necessary for good health that can’t be synthesised by the body, so need to be ingested as part of the diet. Eight amino acids are...