• What is the best protein bar around in 2019?

    With so many protein bars on the market today it is high time since we put them all to the test and gave you our verdict on which we think is the best. We have shortlisted some of our favourites and each bar is rated across a number of ...

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  • 29 Detailed Quest Bar Flavour Ratings and Reviews

    Our review of each flavour of Quest bars. Quest Nutrition have exploded onto the scene with their Quest protein bars and singlehandedly shattered people's expectations of what a protein bar is as well as setting new benchmarks in taste and ...

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  • Strategies To Optimize Muscle Growth Via Training And Diet

    The ultimate goal of any bodybuilder is of course to increase muscle mass. Here we identify some important factors in the muscle building process.

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  • 35 Best (& Cheapest) Protein Sources For Building Muscle

    Protein is a small nutrient made of amino acids that is essential for growth and function of the human body. The human body can manufacture several amino acids required for protein production, nonetheless a set of essential amino acids ...

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  • Ask the Experts - Fat Loss Special

    Question 1 - What is the most important determinant of fat loss? Well there are a lot of things but the biggest thing is to make sure that you are in a caloric deficit. Obviously protein/carb/fat breakdown is going to heavily influence ...

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  • Bulking Plan For The 'Hard Gainer'

    If you're a hard gainer looking to bulk up, you need to eat. A LOT. We can't stress that enough. Read our article and you'll see what we mean...

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  • Dieting Without Losing Muscle Mass

    Discover why our bodies are set up to defeat our best efforts when dieting, and how we can burn fat without losing muscle in the process.

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  • Is there a limit to the anabolic response to a high protein meal?

    Today in the bodybuilding world there is a furious debate concerning not just protein frequency but the limits beyond which further protein consumed ceases to be of benefit. Traditionally, most people in the strength sports have assumed ...

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  • Optimising Nutritional Intake - Part 1

    With all the new methods of optimising our diets around today, we thought it would be good to look at some of the research conducted in this field as part of an on-going series discussing ways readers can look to optimise their nutritional ...

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  • Optimising Nutritional Intake - Part 2

    In the first part of our series we looked at evidence in whether the distribution of protein had an effect on body composition as well as whether breakfast was necessary. Today it is the time to look at whether when we eat our food ...

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  • Optimising Nutritional Intake - Part 3

    At the end of part 2 it would have been clear to many readers that the timing of when we consume nutrients can have a bigger role in our fitness efforts than commonly assumed. In part 3, we take a look at circadian rhythms and the effect ...

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  • 16 Key Foods for a Natural Muscle Building [Bodybuilder’s Diet]

    Bodybuilding is a very competitive sport. The best way to get real bodybuilding results it by eating real food, not relying on supplements alone. Making smart decisions when it comes to food is the best way to fuel your muscles properly.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Laxogenin

    Laxogenin is a key ingredient in many supplements, yet few of us know what it actually does. Here we explore how it can assist in our quest to build muscle and strength.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Epicatechin

    Epicatechin is a bioactive compound famously found in dark chocolate. Could it help you to achieve your dream physique? Find out how epicatechin works here.

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  • 9 Reasons Protein Shakes Are Great for Weight Loss

    Protein has been scientifically proven to be a key factor in weight loss and getting into shape and using a protein powder is an easy way to hit your daily target of this macronutrient. Read all about why protein shakes are great for ...

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  • Can high fat diets cause poor sperm quality?

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  • Fructose in visceral fat link

    Can fructose be linked to visceral fat? In this article, we investigate the results found in one study published by the American Society of Nutrition.

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  • Can nutrient timing affect the anabolic response to weight training?

    Something which is endlessly discussed on bodybuilding forums is how nutrition should be tailored to fit our training needs. In particular, the period prior, during, and after training (peri-workout).

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  • Can a high protein diet in bodybuilders lead to metabolic acidosis?

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  • 12 High Calorie Foods For Bulking

    Check out these 12 high calorie foods, your best bet for bulking up.

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  • Does Soy Protein Lower Testosterone?

    Soy protein and its effects on testosterone is a heavily debated topic. Here, we discuss the research and give our own recommendations on protein for vegans.

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  • Does Vitamin D affect Athletic Performance?

    Vitamin D deficiency is common and often associated with low mood and poor bone health. But how can Vitamin D affect athletic performance? Read all about what Vitamin D does in the body, and the best foods and supplements you can ...

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  • New Year, New Me Guide

    Are you looking to make some positive changes this year but don't know where to start? This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to be your own coach. From macros, to workout splits, to recipes. New year, new you!

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Plasma

    PLASMA is targeted at those wanting to test the boundaries of endurance performance and aesthetic demands.

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  • Everything You Need to Know About SARMS

    SARMS, also known as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators but what are they?

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  • Hitting Macros During Food Shortages – COVID-19 March 2020

    Supermarkets have been hit harder than we could have possibly imaged by Coronavirus (Covid-19). While many of our staple foods, from pasta to chicken, are out of stock, we've put together a guide to finding ways around this so that you can ...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Phosphatidic Acid

    This third instalment of our Natural Muscle Builders series explores Phosphatidic Acid. This unbiased guide presents the current research and offers guidance on how and when to use the supplement for best results.

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  • Serious Mass Vs True Mass: Which is Best & What’s the Difference?

    If you are shopping around for your next mass gainer shake, chances are you've stumbled across Serious Mass and True Mass. But which should we choose? Here we delve into the pros and cons of each, from macros to value, taste and more, and ...

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