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Fitness Tip 10/31/14 – Working out at home

Working out at home I have had a few people ask that I do an article on working out at home – and I’ve been putting off writing it for a while because I didn’t want to just to a half-assed article that didn’t really give any information.  I’m hoping that I can put together […]

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Review: Dark Matter

Quick Summary Product: Dark Matter Category: Post Workout Flavor: Blue Raspberry Mixability: 3/5 Flavor: 2.5/5 Effectiveness: 2.5 Value: 3/5   Detailed  Review Lets start with the basics: this review is based on a single sample pack that I got at the Mr. Olympia Expo – which isn’t really an accurate way to assess if a […]

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Review: Fusi-BCAA

Quick Summary Product: Fusi-BCAA Flavor: Fruit Punch Category:  BCAA/recovery Mixability:5/5 Flavor: 4/5 – tastes more like pink lemonade… in a good way. Effectiveness: 4/5 Value: 4/5 – hard to tell, can’t find flavored online for sale. unflavored is 113 servings for $45 TOTAL: 17/20 Detailed Review Yet another BCAA product!  I swear everyone is jumping […]

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A Look at the Many Flavors of 5×5 Training

I keep thinking/talking about writing an article on this complete with full history and sources etc but never seem to get around to it. So instead I thought I’d make this thread with a short on-the-fly introduction and a few important writeups on the topic. These articles I’ve posted are public domain as far as […]

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Review: Mr. Hyde

Quick Summary – for those with ADD Product: Pro Supps Mr. Hyde Flavor: Punch Category: Pre-workout Mixability:4/5 Flavor: 3.5/5 Effectiveness: 4/5 Value: 4/5 TOTAL: 15.5/20 Detailed Review In contrast to “Fierce Domination” from SAN, this product has a great name!  I heard from a friend that this one was pretty good, so I was pretty  […]

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Fitness Tip 10/17/14: Do SOMETHING!

It has been a while since I’ve written a fitness tip… I’ve been busy testing out and writing reviews on the pile of supplement samples that I got at the 2014 Mr. Olympia Expo.  Sorry about the lack of Fitness Tips – but at least there are a bunch of new supplement reviews to read […]

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Review: SAN Fierce Domination

Quick Summary – for the attention span challenged: Product: SAN Fierce Domination Flavor: Blue Raspberry Category: Pre-workout Mixability: 3.5/5 Flavor: 4/5 Effectiveness: 4/5 Value: 4/5 TOTAL: 15.5/20  Detailed Review Lets just get this out of the way right at the start – this product has a terrible name.  I reviewed this product last year and […]

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Review: Adaptogen Intra Amino

Quick Summary: Product: Adaptogen Intra Amino Flavor: Extreme Fruit Punch Category: BCAAs/recovery drink Mixability: 5/5 Flavor: 5/5 Effectiveness: 4.5/5 Value: 3.5/5 – 30 servings for around $32-36 – hard to find online right now TOTAL: 18/20 The Whole Story: I don’t think I’ve ever tried this one in the past – some of the others […]

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Review: ON Pro BCAA

Quick Summary: Product: ON Pro BCAA Flavor: Raspberry Lemonade Category: BCAAs/recovery drink Mixability: 3/5 Flavor: 5/5 Effectiveness: 4.5/5 Value: 3/5 – 20 servings for around $24 – not great TOTAL: 15.5/20 The Whole Story: Another BCAA product sample from the 2014 Mr. Olympia Expo… I had some high hopes for this one because Optimum Nutrition […]

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Review: BSN Amino X

Quick Summary: Product: BSN Amino X Flavor: Watermelon Category: BCAAs/recovery drink Mixability: 5/5 Flavor: 3.5/5 Effectiveness: 3/5 (hard to say because it doesn’t give actual ratios of BCAAs) Value: 3.5/5 – 30 servings for around $27 – not terrible TOTAL: 15/20   The Whole Story: In case you have been following along – this is […]

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