Category: Supplement Reviews



For Bodybuilders Ten Supplements

For Bodybuilders Ten Supplements

This article was featured in Flex Magazine, June 1995 issue. For more information on how to subscribe to Flex, please take a look at our Magazine section. The information in this article is for educational purposes only. It is not medical advice and is not intended to replace the advice or attention of healthcare professionals. [...]

Glute Bridges on the Balance Pad

Lie on your back on a mat or on the floor with your heels on a balance pad. Your arms should be relaxed at your sides. To make this exercise more difficult, keep your arms off the floor. Exhale and push into your heels, lifting your buttocks off of the floor. Your neck and shoulders [...]

For Maximum Muscle And Performance Supplement Timing

For Maximum Muscle And Performance Supplement Timing

Creatine Creatine is best taken pre and post-workout. Taking 3 to 5 grams of creatine pre-workout helps to boost the body?s phosphate reverses, allowing for more energy, strength and a greater workout intensity. Post-workout creatine acts to replenish bodily phosphate levels lost during intense workouts. When loading creatine, you can also take it at various [...]

Chin to Chest Stretch

Sit upright on a ball or chair with your feet shoulder width apart. Arms are relaxed with your hands resting on your thighs. Tuck your chin gently toward your chest. Turn your head slightly to the left until you feel a slight stretch. Hold for 10-15 seconds. Repeat to the right side, holding for 10-15 [...]

Superman on the BOSU

Lie facedown on the BOSU ball. In the start position, your forearms and toes should be resting on the floor. Pull your navel toward your spine to engage your core. Lift forearms and toes off the floor, finding your balance point. Squeeze your buttocks to keep your legs up. Squeeze your shoulder blades together and [...]

The Matrix And Injuries

The Matrix And Injuries

Glucosamine Sulfate Glucosamine sulfate is one of the basic substrates for synthesis of these important macromolecules in connective tissue. The synthesis of glucosamine from glucose and glutamine is the rate-limiting step in GAG production, and hence in repairing cartilage. Following cartilage trauma or tearing, the body may not be able to make enough glucosamine for [...]

Nutrition And Supplementation  Guide To Workout

Nutrition And Supplementation Guide To Workout

The nutrients you consume before, during and after your workout have a huge impact on your energy levels, workout intensity and recovery. In this article I’m going to explain how to use food and supplements correctly to make sure you get the most out of every workout! The best way to approach workout nutrition is [...]

Torso Rotation on the BOSU

Stand upright on the top of the BOSU. Your feet should be slightly apart, arms out to the side and shoulders down. Inhale, then exhale and twist from the waist to one side. Slowly return to the start position. Repeat to the other direction. Your hips should remain facing forward at all times. Repeat 3-4 [...]

Knee Extensions

Stand up straight with an exercise band under one foot. Ensure that you have a good grip on the exercise band and that you have a good amount on tension on the exercise band. Inhale and lift the foot slowly, resisting against the band, until your hip and knee are at approximately 90 degrees. Exhale [...]

Burning Fat & Building Muscle

Burning Fat & Building Muscle

A ripped, muscular physique is the goal of most, if not all bodybuilders and fitness buffs alike. As summer approaches we all start thinking about getting lean after a long fall and winter of bulking and packing on real muscular bodyweight. But in the process of all that bulking we seemed to have let our [...]