Once I was introduced to pre-workout drinks/supplements and felt their impact I was hooked. Not in the “addicted” sense of the word, but probably close to the denying alcoholic saying that of course I can train without it but why should I? Pre-workouts really do work – or at least some of them do. Some … Continue reading Training without pre-workout supplements
There is no shortage of articles, blog posts or even entire blogs dedicated to sell you on the idea that you should be drinking green tea if you aren’t going to die tomorrow - fat - lonely with only a stray-cat for company. So I won’t dig too much into that. As a general rule … Continue reading Buy green tea locally and drink more of it
Most people probably drink too little water. They kill their thirst with some sort of bottled or canned alternative containing either none or lots of calories. Steering somewhat clear of that discussion I will focus on the ones who actually do turn to water whenever they feel thirsty and only uses the bottled and canned … Continue reading Drinking water vs absorbing water
The claimed benefits of L-Glutamine are numerous, including; reduced recovery time, increased metabolism, increased muscle growth and many others – the experienced benefits from my point of view at least are somewhat of a shorter list. But in one area it actually delivered. My main reason for trying it was the reduced recovery time. Having … Continue reading Stop cravings – the unexpected effect of L-Glutamine
Just reached 100 subscribers, which I would like to celebrate with a little fun tip. I have written quite extensively about beta alanine and it effects on performance here: What is beta alanine - the new creatine? But recently I found a quite fun and different use of beta alanine. As some of you might … Continue reading Beta alanine tingling and sex
How do you get to sleep normally while taking pre-workout supplements? Some people do not experience any problems, but for a lot of people preworkout supplements messes with their sleep. The easy way to avoid this of course is to just skip the pre-workout altogether, but I know from my own experience how tough this … Continue reading Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems
There is an increasing focus on supplements, not just in the fitness industry but across all genres and levels of working out. You have got to give credit to the marketers of these supplement manufactures. They have made it mainstream for even girls to use supplements as part of their daily workout scheme. They are … Continue reading Correct use of pre workout supplements, habits and sleep
Having just written a “What is ..” on creatine, it was quite natural for me to transition into writing about the other supplement, I use regularly; beta alanine. This is also one of those, where if people asked what it does, I would end up giving them an explanation, that was complicated enough for them … Continue reading What is beta alanine? The new creatine?
The best way to learn, often is to teach. If you want to figure out just how thoroughly you know a subject - try explaining it to someone else. I was actually going to write a post about creatine and coffee, but after reading through a lot of studies I took a step back and … Continue reading What is creatine?