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Ginseng For Weightlifting

One of the most popular adaptogens in the health and fitness communities is ginseng. Adaptogens are a group of plants with qualities that work with the body to combat stress, re-balance, and be healthier physically. They all differ from each other and contain a unique set of benefits for people looking to improve their gym performance and recovery as well as anyone interested in general health and wellbeing. Ginseng is a renowned adaptogen and has a long history of…

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Cacao Seeds

The Benefits of Cacao for Bodybuilding and Testosterone

Cacao is one of the best superfoods to eat for testosterone, energy, mood, lifting, and general quality of life. It has all these benefits because it contains a potent blend of various fatty acids, antioxidants, minerals, amino acids, and MA-O inhibitors. Briefly, cacao is able to increase testosterone levels by supplying the minerals magnesium and zinc as well as tyrosine, an amino acid. It also has many vitamins necessary for hormonal and bodily function as well as 9g of…

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Coffee Being Poured into a Mug

Caffeine vs. Guarana for Lifting

Caffeine (from coffee beens) and guarana are both popular natural stimulants included in many pre workouts. Caffeine and guarana are close to the same thing. Caffeine is present in guarana but is usually derived from other sources and is associated with coffee. The caffeine in pre workouts and energy drinks is usually synthetically made while the guarana included is usually an extract of the plant. Guarana is a Brazilian plant with red fruit that grows up to 40 feet…

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Close Up of Jolt Pre-Workout

Jolt Pre-Workout Review (2021)

Jolt pre workout is made by Braniak Labz and stands out as a DMAA-heavy, stimulating pre workout. At a large dose of 100mg of DMAA per serving, there needs to be a disclaimer that this pre workout is not at all ideal for those with any sort of heart condition or health issue that might cause a confliction with this pre workout. Also, DMAA is a banned substance in the United States and is also not allowed by the…

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Close Up of Somatomax

Somatomax Supplement Review (2021)

Somatomax is a multi-purpose sleep supplement marketed as a sleep and hormone enhancing blend which will allow you to ride the “new wave of hGH release”. It’s made by hi-tech pharmaceuticals and boasts of a myriad of benefits. The main claims Somatomax makes is that it increases hGH (human growth hormone), improves sex, promotes “feelings of well-being”, and improves the quality of sleep. It is mainly sold as a sleep supplement however contains a broad range of ingredients that…

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Man Pouring Beta-Alanine into a Cup

5 Proven Benefits of Beta-Alanine for Lifting

Among protein, creatine, and BCAA’s, beta-alanine (β-Alanine) is one of the most commonly toted supplements to take for enhanced performance and optimized results from lifting. A simple search on google about beta-alanine will return many reported advantages beta-alanine boasts such as increased endurance and stamina, increased overall strength, lower muscle point of fatigue, better results in building lean muscle, and more. Beta-alanine is a non-essential amino acid meaning it can be produced by the body and does not need…

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