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Supps

The supps that boost testosterone

Kamal Patel is a director of Examine.com, the research-based resource on supplementation and nutrition, and a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. He is based in San Francisco, California. There are many supplements on the market claiming to enhance testosterone but many of them are herbal supplements that may well improve libido and boost confidence and do absolutely nothing for testosterone levels. These libido enhancers include herbs such as tribulus terrestris, maca, and fenugreek, all which have very noticeable effects on sex drive, yet have no effect on testosterone levels. Other herbs, such as eurycoma…

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Supps

4 top supps for stronger bones

Kamal Patel is a director of Examine.com, the research-based resource on supplementation and nutrition, and a nutrition researcher with an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. He is based in San Francisco, California. The human body contains 206 bones and they serve far more purpose than simply allowing you to move and protecting your organs. They also make red and blood white cells and store minerals, so healthy bones are essential for optimal health. Here’s four supplements that can help improve bone density and strength. 1 Calcium This element is one of the major mineral components of bone. A…

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Recovery Supps

The best supps for better sleep

Dr. Spencer Nadolsky is a practicing medical physician. He is based in Suffolk, Virginia. We spend a third of our lives asleep, and with our general health and mental and physical performance so closely correlated to the amount and quality of the sleep we get, it’s surprising more people don’t consider supplementation. The reason why we need to sleep is still not understood, but we do know that it has a plethora of beneficial effects and, without it, your ability to function diminishes rapidly. We also know that one night or two nights of impaired sleep isn’t the end of…

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Fat Loss

The pro secrets of getting lean

James Ellis is a WBFF pro and physique coach. He is based in London Eat protein and fats for breakfast When I want to kickstart fat loss I make sure my breakfast is based around quality protein and fats, regardless of what time I am training that day. I typically eat eggs or meat and nuts with some omega-3 oil taken separately. Protein and fats digest slowly, giving a very stable blood sugar release, and the omega-3s support cognitive function and switch-on lipolytic hormones. It also keeps my carb cravings at bay and allows me to burn more fat in…

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Recovery Supps

Add muscle while you sleep

Restoring your levels of the sleep hormone melatonin is essential in keeping your body and mind in the best possible health, says Mike Mahler Mike Mahler is a hormone optimisation researcher and supplement designer. He is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.  ptimal melatonin production is essential for getting optimal sleep, because it’s the hormone that tells your body it’s time to start switching off and relaxing so you feel tired and want to go to sleep. You’ll know your levels are good if you always start yawning at night and feel tired and ready for bed. Poor melatonin production means…

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