Athletes, don’t let banned substances in supplements keep you out of the Olympics or tar your achievements there. To protect yourselves, your careers and your sports, make sure you consider taking only dietary supplements and natural products that have been certified by a trusted third-party provider to be free of banned substances.Read More
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What is an intra-workout drink? why is it important? find out on this article referencing several research on the topic.Read More
Lean. Ripped. Shredded. No matter what you want to call it, the process of stripping body fat from your frame and revealing the dramatic muscle beneath isn't easy. It requires patience, dedication, consistency and hard work.
Did we mention patience? Because damn, sometimes that scale will just not budge, despite what you'd rightfully consider superhuman effort.
In those moments of doubt—when you've hit the gym regularly, dieted religiously, avoided temptations, and otherwise applied the perseverance of a monk to your fitness efforts, all to no avail—sometimes an outside perspective is key.
Enter Sebastian Balcombe. With a degree in exercise physiology and a long resume in the arena of sports nutrition, Balcombe has dedicated his life to solving this very problem. As the founder and CEO of Athletic Edge, he has put his extensive background in the training and nutritional sciences to work in formulating products that help men and women achieve their physique transformation goals.Read More
Testosterone impacts more than your muscles and sex drive; it can affect your physiology, career, and relationships. Give yourself an "Edge" with this complete guide to testosterone.
Believe it or not, testosterone plays a large role in driving and motivating you toward reaching your goals in life. If you want to make your dreams a reality, you need to learn more about the forms of testosterone, the optimal levels specific to your age, and the natural ways to influence your levels. This knowledge will give you the edge you need to maximize your quality of life.Read More
By now, you know that pre-workout and post-workout nutrition is important. These are key windows of opportunity for ingesting nutrients that can improve exercise performance and recovery between workouts, as well as reducing fatigue and muscle damage.
You also might have heard about intra-workout supplementation, the scientific-sounding name for supplementation taken during your workout. But is this just another category of supplements made up by slick marketers to convince you to buy something that offers no real benefit besides lightening your wallet? Or is intra-workout supplementation born from real scientific data and highly beneficial to anyone looking for an edge in maximizing their progress, increasing recovery, and decreasing muscle soreness and breakdown?
If you've used a properly formulated intra-workout supplement, you probably already know the answer. But if you've been too skeptical to ever try one, or if you've tried an improperly formulated product, it's time to learn the facts and intricacies of intra-workout supplementation and set realistic expectations about their benefits.Read More
Some days, you hit your workout feeling energized and powerful. You finish knowing you gave it your all, leaving nothing on the table.
Other days, you struggle immensely. You work as hard as you can, but you’re exhausted. You try to shake the fatigue and grogginess, but it feels like you’re just going through the motions and there’s nothing you can do to change how your body is responding. You desperately need some kind of edge to fight this struggle.
Why does this happen? Maybe you’ve researched some of the reasons why, but you still haven’t figured out how to combat that fatigue—until now.Read More