GUIDE TO PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS FREE FORM AMINO ACIDS These are completely digested proteins and are the simplest form of proteins supplements. Amino Acids do not need to be digested further and are thus rapidly absorbed by the body. They are useful during and after workouts when rapid supply of amino[…]

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PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS

Creatine and athletic performance There is scientific evidence that short term creatine use can increase maximum power and performance in high-intensity anaerobic repetitive work (mere seconds to 2minutes) by 5 to 15%. This concerns multiple sets of low Reps at Max weightlifting. Single effort work shows an increase of 1[…]

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CREATINE : WHAT RESEARCH SAYS

GUIDE TO PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS FREE FORM AMINO ACIDS These are completely digested proteins and are the simplest form of proteins supplements. Amino Acids do not need to be digested further and are thus rapidly absorbed by the body. They are useful during and after workouts when rapid supply of amino[…]

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PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTS

CALCIUM AND CREATINE ABSORPTION Two steps in creatine absorption are of particular significance. Absorption at the level of the intestines and absorption at the level of muscle cells. At the intestinal level I have not seen any data to show that either elemental Calcium or Calcium provided from foods (whey,[…]

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CREATINE ABSORPTION BASICS

PEPTIDE-BONDED vs FREE FORM AMINO ACIDS Glutamine and BCAAs in intact whey protein are peptide-bonded amino acids, meaning that they are part of the amino acid chains that make up the protein. On ingestion, these need to be broken down by digestive enzymes to release the amino acids that will[…]

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BENEFITS OF FREE FORM BCAAS AND GLUTAMINE

Caffeine is a real deal mental and physical performance booster and is definitely one of the most health friendly compounds gifted to us by mother nature. I like caffeine so much that if I have to choose 5 supplements, caffeine will definitely feature among them. My day starts not with[…]

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CAFFEINE AND TRAINING: PROMOTING RECOVERY

There appears to be some confusion about how to supplement with Creatine. Some protocols recommend a loading phase followed by a maintenance phase while others question the necessity of a loading phase. The aim of this article is to shed light on this topic. Please keep in mind that in[…]

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HOW TO SUPPLEMENT WITH CREATINE?