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  • Week 4: A WOD A Day to Burn the Fat Away

    Week 4: A WOD A Day to Burn the Fat Away If you've stuck with us, you are nearly one month into a new workout regimen. If you're just starting, you can find a complete index of crossfit workouts here. To make the process as simply as possible, we've provided supplement suggestions for you as well. These supplements were chosen for their fat burning and muscle building prowess! Supplement Recommendations Natural Green Coffee Bean ExtractFrom $4.15Do you want to workout but find you lack the energy? Boost your drive with Green Coffee Bean Extract! Citrulline Malate From $2.64 Feeling...

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  • Week 3: Sweat it Out

    Week 3: Sweat it Out Keep on keeping on with week 3's workouts! If you're just starting, you can find week one here and week two here. As always, we've provided supplement suggestions for you that promote maximum weight loss and enhanced performance! Find a complete index of crossfit workouts here. Helpful Supplements Sulbutiamine Capsules$6.65Boost your energy and focus with sulbutiamine today! Yohimbine CapsulesFrom $7.98Jumpstart your fat-loss with Yohimbine! Man Up Monday Repeat 3-5X 20 squats20 skaters20 plié squats20 side lunges (each leg)20 donkey kicks (each leg)...

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  • Week 2: A WOD for Every Week Day

    Week 2: A WOD for Every Week Day We're back with another week of workouts for you guys. Shake things up and try something new. Check out the supplement suggestions for maximum weight loss and enhanced performance! Find a complete index of our crossfit workouts here.  Try these Supplements We don't just want to throw some workouts at you and call it a day. We want you to succeed. To do that, you need proper nutritional support. First up on our list of suggestions is the Ultimate Weight Loss Stack. This stack is chock full of supplements designed to annihilate fat as well as boost your en...

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  • Work It Out: A Week of Exercise Routines

    Work It Out: A Week of Exercise Routines Need a workout for today or just burnt out on your normal routines? Give these a try! We've also included some supplement suggestions to help you kick start your weight loss journey. Want more crossfit? Here is a complete list of crossfit workouts. Suggested supplements Need help deciding which supplements to help you power through your workouts and shred fat? Look no further, we have some great options just for you! Green Coffee Bean Extract is a great option when you need an energy boost during your workouts. Plus, they have the added benefit o...

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  • How to Take Your Pre Workout Supplement

    How to Take Your Pre Workout Supplement Should You Take a Pre Workout Supplement? Whether you are just starting your fitness journey or you've been around the block a time or two, you have likely heard of pre workout supplements. With the sheer variety available on the market, it can be hard to know where to begin. However, before you run out and buy your first pre workout supplement, stop to evaluate if you even need one in the first place. What is Pre Workout? Most pre workout pills or blends include one or more stimulants, so you should be aware of your caffeine tolerance before taki...

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  • Nootropics for Life After College

    Nootropics for Life After College The internet is a vast source of information. You can watch days of your life vanish as you click on one BuzzFeed test after another, convincing yourself that you really do need to find out which mythical creature you are (and then retaking the test when you don't get the answer you want). However, believe it or not, there is more to life out there than meaningless tests on the internet. In fact, if you're a college graduate or busy professional there are numerous hurdles that far outrank BuzzFeed in importance, if not in entertainment. For instance, if y...

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  • How to Get Better at Pull Ups

    How to Get Better at Pull Ups Whether you can do zero or twenty, pull ups and chin ups are hard for pretty much everybody. This tutorial will go over how to get better at chin ups and pull ups regardless of your current skill level. What are Pull Ups and Chin Ups Need More Energy? If you find that your muscles are overly fatigued and that you getting smoked way too fast, you may want to look into a preworkout supplement. A combination of beta alanine and citrulline malate will help improve athletic performance, fight lactic acid, and reduce fatigue and muscle soreness. Check out our ...

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  • Top 5 Ways You Are Supplementing Wrong

    Top 5 Ways You Are Supplementing Wrong When it comes to taking your supplements, you may have a ritual in place. Perhaps you take them at a certain time of day, with meals, or whenever you happen to remember. You may also notice that your supplements don't seem to be working as well as they should. Believe it or not, there is a right way (and a wrong way) to take your supplements. Here are the top 5 offenders.  1. Supplements in General If you are taking your supplement all at once, be it a nootropic or for your general health, you may want to reconsider. While some supplements are a ...

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  • Nootropics for Shift Work

    Nootropics for Shift Work Maybe it’s a nurse. Or it could be a policeman, or a truck driver, or even a gas station attendant. Odds are you know somebody who works night shifts. You are probably used to them seeming a little burnt out and tired at social functions. But are you aware of just how deeply their disrupted circadian rhythms affect their cognitive abilities? No matter how you slice it, humans are not biologically hardwired to stay up all night. Force yourself to do it, and it is likely that you are going to experience some degree of mental fallout [1]. Everybody knows that lost s...

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  • Which Racetams Are Right For You?

    Which Racetams Are Right For You? Piracetam is widely recognized as the most classic of all cognitive enhancers, and if you hadn't already heard of it, you have now. You may not have heard of piracetam's equally attractive classmates in the racetam class of supplements: aniracetam, oxiracetam and pramiracetam. At least two of these cognitive enhancers have your name on them (I'll get to why first) but which ones? So why try the racetams? Well, I'll tell you what my personal racetam stack does for me. Attention pickup artists and salespeople: spoken communication that flows like water. ...

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  • 5 Ways Testosterone Supplements Benefit Your Body: A Guide Part 2

    5 Ways Testosterone Supplements Benefit Your Body: A Guide Part 2 Now that you've read the guide to 6 supplements to boost testosterone (if you haven't you should), check out how they work within your body. Mechanisms Of Action 1. The primary function and mechanism of action for all of these supplements is boosting testosterone levels within the body. It should also be noted that when using such supplements it is critical to look for those which achieve this effect in a natural manner. One of the problems with anabolic steroids, for example, is that once supplementation is stopped it can...

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  • 6 Supplements to Boost Testosterone: A Guide Part 1

    Boost Testosterone with these 6 Supplements So What's the Point of Testosterone Boosters? Manliness...slowly...draining(CC BY 2.0) Why might someone consider taking supplements to enhance or increase their levels of testosterone? After all, this is a natural substance produced within the body. In fact, testosterone is the primary male sex hormone which is responsible for things like a deep voice, amount of body hair, and even muscle growth. This is also why men have more of all these things than women, despite the fact that women do also produce small amounts of testosterone naturally....

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  • Food to Defeat the Drive-Thru: Chicken-Spinach-Cheese Quesadillas

    Food to Defeat the Drive-Thru: Chicken-Spinach-Cheese Quesadillas Healthy Quesadillas Recipe Who hasn't pulled into a drive through when they're short on ideas for dinner? Many of us will sacrifice the long-term nutrition benefits for the short-term taste bud party fast-food can provide simply because it is easy. Well I say screw that noise. I can count on one hand the number or times I've eaten fast-food in the last 2 years and my stomach/thigh areas have thanked me for it. So if you're craving some sloppy fast-food cuisine, try out this quesadilla instead. Plus, this quesadilla s...

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  • Nootropics to Defeat Stress and Anxiety

    Nootropics to Defeat Stress and Anxiety Nootropics are a class of cognitive enhancers: legal supplements designed to positively and safely impact various areas of brain function. Nootropics boast a broad range of functions from regenerating nerve growth to boosting memory retention to increasing information transmission between the brain’s two hemispheres and more. More than a few nootropics are notable for their stress-relieving effects. Here’s a brief rundown of three of the most popular. L-Theanine for Anxiety and Stress (CC BY 2.0) First up is L-Theanine. L-Theanine, an amino acid...

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  • Recipes for Boosting Brain Power

    Recipes for Boosting Brain Power (CC BY-ND 2.0) Everyone has seen the lists of cognitive enhancing foods, but they're just that -- lists. Here you will find an actual meal plan designed to improve your memory, as well as help you lose weight and build lean muscle. You may be wondering at this point, why not just take nootropics (also known as smart drugs) to improve your cognition and be done with it? You absolutely can. There isn't any reason you couldn't use supplements to acheive the results you are looking for; however, poor nutrition will yield poor results from the products you...

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