Want to lose fat and get healthier? Green tea extract works - and better when taken this way! Australian researchers wanted to find out if EGCG - the main bioactive substance in green tea - worked better if taken on an empty stomach or with food. They tried several different methods; empty stomach, with cereal, or in a [...]
Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in your body. Your body can synthesize it, so it is not an essential amino acid (EAA), but your requirements may at time outpace your rate of synthesis, making glutamine conditionally essential. Historically, however, glutamine has been considered conditionally essential only in the critically hurt or sick — [...]
Bodybuilders who take 2.5 grams of betaine per day will change their body composition - more muscle, less fat! Study Researchers experimented with two dozen experienced recreational bodybuilders – men aged between 18 and 35. All of the men followed the same intensive training schedule for six weeks. Half of them were given a placebo; [...]
Study Two groups of 12 female students, with no experience strength training, worked out with weights for 9 weeks. They followed the same training schedule: twice a week they trained their lower body, and once a week they trained their upper body. The workouts were based on basic multi-joint exercises. One group took 2.5 grams [...]
August 4, 2018 we'll be in Toronto, Ontario for the CPA Natural Nationals. This event will be awarding 13 IFBB Pro Cards!!! We'll have a booth at the Delta Marriott and be cheering on our athletes, Sonja Johnson (bikini) and Tanya Mah (bodybuilding). Hope to see you there!
If you want to learn how to build your arms, ask a guy who had none and then got them to grow. 5 tips to building bigger biceps: 1. Use perfect form. I used to let my elbows swing out away from my body when doing curls. This worked my shoulders more than biceps. Keep your [...]
IFBB Pro Chris Johnson is co-promoting the Naturals Classic (http://ift.tt/2ANOv9A). This drug-tested event is a qualifier for the CPA Natural Nationals and is open to all competitors across Canada. There is a Novice division for first time competitors. The day is April 7, 2018 and will be held at Pier 21 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. In [...]
AG Survey Results First off, thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out our quick eight question survey. We really, really appreciate it. The only way we can get better is to know what needs fixing. We also very much appreciate those of you who filled out the comments section...and we'll answer some [...]