Category Archives: Supplements

Examine.com’s Supplement-Goals Reference Review

A few weeks ago I was given the opportunity to look over Examine.com’s Supplement-Goals Reference Guide. I’m familiar with some of the contributors to this website, so I had a feeling it would be worth my time.  It definitely was–here’s … Continue reading

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Garcinia Cambogia (Hydroxycitric Acid) Review

A few weeks ago I saw a website advertising garcinia cambogia extract.   The website claimed it was a “miracle fat burner.”  It also claimed those who used the supplement in a study lost an average of about 20 lb in … Continue reading

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101 Ways to Increase Testosterone Naturally Review

I’ve had the chance to look over 101 Ways to Increase Testosterone Naturally by Ryan Magin.  I’m always interested in learning ways to boost testosterone, so I enjoyed reading through this one.  Here’s my review: As advertised, this 27 page … Continue reading

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ECY Stack: Ephedrine, Caffeine, and Yohimbine for Fat Burning

A lot people come to this blog looking for information on the ECA Stack (ephedrine, caffeine, and aspirin) and for Yohimbine HCL.  Both are effective supplements, but I will repeat something I’ve said before–don’t take ephedrine and yohimbine together. I’ll … Continue reading

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Creatine Side Effects and Safety

My regular readers/subscribers know creatine monohydrate is one of the few supplements I believe in (see also: Does Creatine Work?).  I’ve been using it for years without any problems, and the extensive body of research speaks to the efficacy and … Continue reading

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Deer Antler Spray Review

There has been a lot of hype and controversy regarding Ray Lewis and deer antler velvet spray supplement.  The buzz happened right around the time of his Super Bowl appearance, and supplement sales skyrocketed overnight due to the intense media … Continue reading

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Vitamin D, Muscle, and Testosterone

My regular readers know I don’t put much faith in supplements.  I have a very short list of supplements that work, and I’m very skeptical of bodybuilding supplements in general.  But Vitamin D is one I think every trainee should … Continue reading

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Lower Cholesterol Naturally (Without Statins)

I had a medical checkup about a year ago. I felt great, but I was preparing to get married and wanted to make sure I didn’t have any health problems. The only bad news was high cholesterol.  I was disappointed … Continue reading

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Raspberry Ketones Review: I Smell a Rat

A few days ago I noticed an advertisement for a new “weight loss supplement”: raspberry ketones.  This one has apparently been endorsed by Dr. Oz and is being advertised all over the internet. I’ll tell you what the research really … Continue reading

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