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Creatine Monohydrate

Without question, you've probably heard of creatine before.  As one of the most popular supplements in the world, you either supplement with it yourself or know people who do. What's more, from the extensive list of fitness supplements, creatine is one of few that reliably delivers benefits again and again. Today, we'll go over creatine, what it is, how it works, and how to use it. What Is Creatine And How Does It Work? Creatine is an organic acid, composed...

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Whey and Casein Proteins

Whey and casein are two of the most popular proteins in the world. Walk into any supplements store these days, and you’re bound to see dozens of these proteins on the shelves. The question is, what are whey and casein protein, and how do they benefit us Today, we’ll go over everything you need to know about them. Let’s dive in. What Are Casein and Whey Proteins? Before we can answer this question, we first need to have a bird’s...

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Amino Acids - EAAs and BCAAs

If you’ve ever spent time looking at information on supplements and nutrition, you’ve probably come across the BCAA and EAA abbreviations. And, with the amount of praise they receive, you’ve probably asked yourself things like: “What are these, and are they worth taking?” So, because there are so many contradicting opinions, we are here to shed some light on the topic today and give you some actionable advice. What Are BCAAs and EAAs? Let’s begin with BCAAs – branched-chain amino...

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Fast-Releasing Sugars

You’ve probably come across fast-releasing sugars at some point. Maybe you’ve read about them in a fitness forum, or perhaps you’ve experimented with them yourself. In any case, you’re probably wondering: “What exactly are these fast-releasing sugars, and how do they affect me?” Today, we’ll go over everything you need to know. What Are Fast-Releasing Sugars? Before we answer this question, we first need to take a quick look at what carbohydrates are. Carbs are organic molecules, and we typically...

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