Top 5 Supplements for Intermittent Fasting

July 14, 2017

Intermittent Fasting is not easy, but it sure is effective. Intermittent Fasting (IF) is a diet strategy where you have an eating window (8-10 hours) and then a fasting window (14-16 hours) each day. For more information regarding this diet strategy and its effectiveness, click here.  If you are one of the many who are adopting this new eating strategy, supplements can really help you optimize your results. Here are the Top 5 Supplements for people using Intermittent Fasting as their diet. 1. BCAA's  When you are in a fasted state, you cannot have anything with calories. This can become very difficult when you have a bad day and feel starving. It also can cause some unnecessary muscle breakdown to...

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What Wednesday: Carnitine

July 05, 2017

What Is It: Carnitine is an amino acid (a building block for proteins) that is naturally produced in the body. This nutrient has a very high concentration in muscle tissue which will come into play later when discussing the benefits of this ingredient. Carnitine when used as a supplement, will play a role in metabolism, energy, and muscle preservation.  Carnitine plays a very important role in helping your body oxidize or use fat for energy. Energy can be getting through your day or in the gym working out. The use of these fat cells are converted into energy, thus speeding up your metabolism. The fat cells this ingredient uses are stored so it will burn fat for better body composition. This prevents...

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