Supplementation

M6 KNOWLEDGE BOMBS: 3 FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BCAAS

By Daniel Pierce Branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) have become a staple in many serious athletes’ supplement arsenals for good reason. They help accelerate recovery and protein synthesis while limiting delayed onset muscle soreness. Because of this, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of products on the market specifically built around delivering the benefits of BCAAs. However, while most discuss the recovery benefits, there’s still a lot of real science that is not commonly known. BCAAs have a caloric value. Due [...]

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M6 Knowledge Bomb: Open Prep Part II

 If you have read anything I have written or ever been to one of my seminars, you know that I firmly believe calorie/macro QUANTITY supercedes QUALITY, but by a VERY slim margin.   This statement could not be any more true NOW, in open season.   One of the biggest mistakes I see very year before the open is the need to “diet.” Everyone is going to “clean it up” and make sure they are eating “right” – whatever that means. [...]

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M6 KNOWLEDGE BOMB – Cluster Dextrin® Increases Time to Exhaustion in Elite Athletes

By Daniel Pierce If you haven’t heard by now, Cluster Dextrin® (highly branched cyclic dextrin) is a favorite among many experienced supplement users and for good reason. It supplies great steady-state energy, replenishes glycogen without spiking insulin levels, and clears the stomach faster than many other performance carbohydrate sources. Also, what’s helping it gain popularity in elite trainer and athlete communities is the continuing body of positive research that is continually growing. (more…)

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CEO Jason Phillips on the Barbell Shrugged Podcast

CEO Jason Phillips drops some serious knowledge bombs on the Barbell Shrugged Podcast. Listen to him cover everything from adrenal fatigue and neural inflammation into what it like to help many of the fittest Games athletes with their performance nutrition. He even covers sex drive! This is one Podcast you don’t want to miss! (more…)

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