Nutrition

FitMiss Ignite Review — A Pre-Workout Just for Women?

FitMiss is part of MusclePharm, a brand probably best known for their inexpensive protein supplement Combat Whey and their Combat Crunch protein bars. FitMiss was launched in 2008 "specifically designed to meet the needs of women" and while we tried...

Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy Review — Too Many Ingredients?

It's no exaggeration to say that Optimum Nutrition is one of the most prominent names in the supplement game, and quite possibly the number one brand out there. The main reason for this is their ubiquitous whey powder Gold Standard, the most...
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Foods Every Strongman Athlete Should Eat

In addition to being a strength and conditioning coach I hold a certification in Sports Nutrition as well. To help the athletes I work with, I combine my knowledge from both fields. Together they create synergy making them more...

FitMiss Delight Protein Powder Review — Best for Women?

FitMiss is actually part of MusclePharm, a brand perhaps best known for its line of "Combat" whey supplements (so called because they sponsor a lot of MMA fighters). But FitMiss was founded in 2008 to serve women — the website claims...

MusclePharm Assault Pre-Workout Review — What’s Up With the Dosages?

MusclePharm is a Denver-based nutrition company that’s known for making some of the most inexpensive supplements on the market, many of which are targeted at MMA athletes — you may be familiar with their Combat Whey protein and Combat...

Vitamineral Green Vs. Garden of Life Perfect Food — Surprising Differences

These two green superfood drinks have a lot in common: they're both proudly raw vegan, they taste pretty similar, and they're packed with grasses and probiotic bacteria. But they also have a lot of differences: one has five kinds of...

Life Extension Creatine Capsules Review — Why the Vitamin C?

Based in Fort Lauderdale, Life Extension has been a brand for over 35 years. They've got their own magazine, they sell dozens of products related to nutrition, and their site says many of their strategies are "so advanced they’re...

Why Omega-3s Are Extra Helpful for Strength Athletes

Multivitamins and meal replacements will often be delighted to tell you that they provide all of your essential vitamins and minerals, but will conveniently leave off one nutrient that’s essential for optimal health: Omega-3 fatty acids. There’s no official recommended...

Six Star Pro Nutrition Pre-Workout Explosion Review

Six Star Pro Nutrition is a supplement company owned by Iovate Health Sciences, the same company behind MuscleTech and StrongGirl, and the brand is targeted a little less toward bodybuilders and more toward pro athletes like baseball, basketball, and...

Elivate Nutrition Hypertrophy Review — Is It Better for Your Kidneys?

Elivate Nutrition — not to be confused with Elevate Nutrition — is a Colorado-based supplement company that has quite a following among functional fitness athletes, although they also sponsor a few strongwomen. The company's blog has an impressive variety...

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It's been 7 years since Brian Shaw first won the World's Strongest Man contest, but he's been competing in the event every year since...
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