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Review: Mesomorph

Product: Mesomorph by ABS Flavor: Rocket Pop Category:  Pre-Workout Quick Summary Mixability: 4/5 – gritty stuff at the bottom of the shaker Flavor: 5/5 – they nailed it with this flavor! Effectiveness: 2.5/5 – causes so much face itching that it was distracting Value: 3.5/5 – 25 servings for $33 TOTAL: 15/20   Detailed Review […]

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BSN N.O.-Xplode 2015 Version

Product: N.O.-Xplode Pre-workout Igniter by BSN Flavor: Fruit Punch Category:  Pre-Workout Quick Summary Mixability: 4/5 – some grit at the bottom of the shaker Flavor: 4.5/5 – very well done fruit punch Effectiveness: 5/5 – I never EVER thought I would say that about NO-Xplode Value: 4/5 – 30 to 45 servings for $30 TOTAL: […]

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Review: Megatron by SAN

Quick Summary Product: Megatron by SAN Flavor: Green Apple Category:  Stimulant Free Pre-Workout Mixability: 3/5 – mixes ok, gritty Flavor: 1.5/5 – the aftertaste ruins it Effectiveness: 3/5 – if you can get past the taste. Value: 3/5 – 30 servings for $36 TOTAL: 10.5/20 Detailed Review This review is based on a single sample […]

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Review: Razor 8 Blast Powder

    Quick Summary Product: Razor8 Blast Powder by Allmax Nutrition Flavor: Key Lime Cherry Category:  Pre-Workout Mixability: 3.5/5 – mixes ok, gritty Flavor: 4/5 – the gritty part tastes like lime powder Effectiveness: 3.5/5 – pretty good. Value: 4.5/5 – 60 servings for $34 TOTAL: 15.5/20 Detailed Review Lets start out with a couple […]

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Review: Platinum Beef Protein from Muscletech

Quick Summary Product: Platinum Beef Protein by Muscletech Flavor: Double Dutch Chocolate Category:  Protein Mixability: 0/5 – barely mixes Flavor: -15/5 – tastes bad.  really really bad. with an even worse aftertaste. Effectiveness: 0/5 – I couldn’t drink it Value:  0/5 – Doesn’t matter what it costs, it tastes awful TOTAL: -15/20 (that is negative […]

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Review: Secret Sauce by MuscleMeds

Quick Summary Product: Secret Sauce from MuscleMeds Flavor: Punch Category:  Post Workout Carbs Mixability: 4/5 – mixes quickly Flavor: 2/5 – chalky, terrible aftertaste Effectiveness: 2/5 – I wouldn’t be able to drink it often enough for it to be useful Value:  2/5 – $40 for 20 servings TOTAL: 10/20 Detailed Review Quick note: This […]

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Review: Rival Whey

Quick Summary Product: Rival Whey from Rivalus Flavor: Chocolate Category:  Protein Powder Mixability: 5/5 – mixes instantly Flavor: 5/5 – tastes like hot cocoa Effectiveness: 5/5 – it is whey protein and delicious… Value: 3/5 – whey isolate is always expensive… TOTAL: 18/20 Detailed Review Today I tried out Rival Whey from Rivalus.  At the […]

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Review: VPX Bang Energy Drink

                    Quick Summary Product: Bang Flavor: Blue Razz and Power Punch Category:  Energy Drink Mixability: 5/5 – premixed Flavor: 5/5 – Blue Razz; 3.5/5 – Power Punch Effectiveness: 5/5 Value: 4/5 – Less than $2 a can from some online retailers TOTAL: 19/20 (Blue Razz); 17.5/20 […]

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Review: Flap Jacked Mighty Muffin

Quick Summary Product: Flap Jacked Mighty Muffin Flavor: Double Chocolate Category:  Protein Snack Mixability: 4/5 Flavor: 3/5 Effectiveness: 2/5 – based on taste and cost Value: 1/5 – 12 muffins for $43 on Amazon TOTAL: 10/20 Detailed Review This was one of the more interesting samples that I got at the 2015 Mr. Olympia Expo […]

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Gym Etiquette – Rack Your Weights

Put Your Weights Away!! Last week we talked about how to use a dumbbell rack, and I hope that you learned a lot from that lesson.   We are going to continue along that same line with an instructional piece on another topic that seems extremely challenging for many people at the gym.  That topic is […]

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