Supplements

Quake by Scivation – Product Review

10pm Friday – About to do back and shoulders Took Quake 10.0 about 20 minutes ago.  My legs are shaking as I’m typing this and I’m feeling like a madman who must workout! So far so good.. will continue this after my workout tonight.. 11:30pm update – had a good workout, killed back.. did 30 min HIT cardio.. felt little …

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Amphetalean Extreme by Beast Labs: Product Review

While at the 2010 Olympia Expo, I came across this sample of “Amphetalean” by the folks over at Beast Labs.  The models were kind enough to drop 3-4 samples in my bag, thus allowing me a few days to try out this product.  Before this fat burner, I had used Red Line (in pill form) and had felt its energy …

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So Many Supplements, So Little Time… and Money

by Tony Cress So You’ve decided to finally get yourself in the best shape you’ve ever been in your life.  You started going to the gym, watching what you eat, started lifting weights instead of just walking on the treadmill and talking to any person you know in the gym, and you decided to start shaving your chest.   Come on, …

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how to organize your pills (vitamins, supplements, etc)

It’s easy to organize your pills/vitamins/supplements! I take over 14 kinds each day and that can be a lot to keep track of. You don’t want to forget to take a pill but then you don’t want to take too much. How do you remember when it’s time to take them?

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Can you take too many vitamins?

Yes but the repercussions are usually mild-much like when you eat a very rich meal, according to Dr. Geo Espinosa, director of naturopathic medicine at the Center for Holistic Urology at Columbia University Medical Center.  Larger problems can arise, though, when you mix vitamins or herbs with prescription meds.  Garlic pills, vitamin E, fish oil, and saw palmetto can enhance …

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My morning super antioxidant drink

Steve Kim’s morning superantioxidant drink So you’ve heard of Monavie right? An MLM company pushing a super antioxidant drink. Well, the juice costs too much because that company has to pay for all of those commissions. That’s why I dislike most MLM’s, they’re more about money than product quality and value! Want a better alternative? Get this instead: Miracle Fruits …

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The truth behind MonaVie

Here’s an article I read recently about MonaVie: Was my wife targeted to buy snake-oil? Dozens of people weigh in. My wife is an active member in a nation-wide, young adults group. I am a member as well, but I’m not nearly as active (lack of time, plus my Laziness kicks in). The groups’ goals are very noble. They aim …

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Steve Kim’s Daily Supplement Routine

So you wonder how I’m able to stay looking so young and healthy?  Well, there’s a reason for it.  I take great care of myself!  So I want to share with you some tips on what I take to keep myself 10-15 years younger than the rest. Morning Antioxidant Drink (High ORAC rating) Fatty Acid Combo Pill (Omega 3, 6, 9, …

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What is ZMA?

ZMA (Zinc monomethionine aspartate and Magnesium Aspartate) is a supplement used by bodybuilders and athletes. It was developed by Victor Conte (founder of BALCO Laboratories in Burlingame, California) and is a combination of zinc, magnesium and vitamin B6. The formula is “patent pending” and the name “ZMA” trademarked by SNAC System Inc, also founded by Victor Conte. ZMA is claimed …

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Omega 3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Omega 3-6-9 is one product that truly covers all aspects of supporting heart and circulation health – it contains flax and canola seed oils for Omega 3, GLA from primrose for Omega 6, and Oleic acid for Omega 9. Omega 3-6-9 is the perfect product for those wanting to add essential oils to their diet. Consuming adequate amounts of healthy …

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What is 7-KETO?

7-KETO (3-acetyl-7-oxo-dehydroepiandrosterone) is a naturally occurring metabolite (breakdown product) of the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA).1 DHEA is the most abundant of the adrenal steroid hormones and serves as a precursor for sex hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone.

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What is Pycnogenol

Pine bark extract that acts as a powerful anti-oxidant to neutralize free radicals that contribute to premature aging.  As all serious athletes soon learn, peak performance requires more than physical training. Leading athletes need the best delivery and use of energy and oxygen. Energy and oxygen provide the forces and power that make it possible for the body to carry …

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What is Resveratrol

Resveratrol is a phytoalexin produced naturally by several plants when under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. Resveratrol has also been produced by chemical synthesis[1] and is sold as a nutritional supplement derived primarily from Japanese knotweed. Resveratrol has been shown at times to extend the life span of yeast and mice.[2] In mouse and rat experiments, anti-cancer, …

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