Articles

What is Maltodextrin?

What is Maltodextrin?

September 17, 2019

What is Maltodextrin? Carbohydrate is a vital energy source for both endurance performance and high intensity intermittent activities. Athletes and body builders aim to maximise their body’s carbohydrate stores in preparation for competition using a process known as ‘carb loading’ or ‘carbing up’. This allows endurance athletes to increase the amount of fuel available to ...

Read more

WHAT ARE BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS (BCAAs)?

WHAT ARE BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS (BCAAs)?

September 17, 2019

What are Branched-Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs)? Amino acids are the ‘building blocks’ which combine to form the proteins needed by the body for many important functions including tissue growth and repair, and energy production.  There are 20 amino acids that make up the estimated 2 million different types of proteins in the human body. Of ...

Read more

What is a glucose disposal agent?

What is a glucose disposal agent?

September 17, 2019

What is a Glucose Disposal Agent? Glucose is the body’s preferred fuel. It comes from the breakdown of the carbohydrate we consume and is the predominant energy source for high intensity activities lasting from 30-seconds to approximately 90-120 seconds, such as performing a set of 8-20 repetitions of a resistance exercise at a high intensity, ...

Read more

What is CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)?

What is CLA (conjugated linoleic acid)?

September 17, 2019

What is CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid)? Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) is a group of Fatty Acids found in a limited number of foods. The highest levels of CLA occur in Ruminant Animals, with beef, milk-fat, and cheese, being the most common animal products containing CLA. Technically speaking, CLA is a type of Polyunsaturated, Omega-6 Fatty ...

Read more

What is Creatine?

What is Creatine?

September 17, 2019

What is Creatine? Creatine is a substance that is produced naturally in the body.  Approximately 5% is found in the brain, kidneys and liver. The remaining 95% (120-140g) is stored in the skeletal muscle, where it forms a high-energy molecule known as phosphocreatine. It is the breakdown of Phosphocreatine which produces ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) to ...

Read more

What is Glutamine?

What is Glutamine?

September 17, 2019

What is Glutamine? Glutamine is the most Abundant Amino Acid in the human body. It makes up approximately 60 percent of our skeletal muscle and plays an important role in Protein Synthesis, the function of the immune system, and gut health.  Muscle tissue is a major site of Glutamine production, where it forms the Anabolic ...

Read more

What is an Intra-Workout supplement?

What is an Intra-Workout supplement?

September 17, 2019

What is an Intra-Workout supplement? It is essential that we consume the right nutrients, in the right amounts and at the right time if we are to perform at our best and achieve the greatest results from our training. Many supplements are designed to be consumed before a training session while others are intended for ...

Read more

What is a pre-workout supplement?

What is a pre-workout supplement?

September 16, 2019

What is a pre-workout supplement? In order for us to obtain the greatest benefit from our training, we need to be fully prepared both physically and mentally to meet the demands and challenges of each workout.  This means having sufficient levels of energy and being highly focused. However, no matter how motivated we are, at ...

Read more

What is a Testosterone Support Supplement?

What is a Testosterone Support Supplement?

September 16, 2019

What is a testosterone support supplement? Testosterone is a powerful naturally occurring Steroid Hormone and the most important androgen (male sex hormone) It has a number of Anabolic effects including directly increasing muscle mass and strength and promoting the release of Growth Hormone. It is largely responsible for the sex differences in strength and muscle ...

Read more

What is Whey Protein/Micellar Casein?

What is Whey Protein/Micellar Casein?

September 16, 2019

What is Whey Protein? Whey Protein is the protein fraction of Whey, the liquid portion of milk that separates from the curds during the cheese making process. It is a complete, high-quality, easily digested protein, containing all of the Essential Amino Acids and various other important nutrients for health and performance. What are the benefits ...

Read more

What is a Water Loss supplement?

What is a Water Loss supplement?

September 16, 2019

What is a water loss supplement? Water makes up approximately 60% of the adult human body and is an essential nutrient for every cell. It plays many vital roles within the body including transporting substances in the blood, such as protein and carbohydrates, flushing waste, regulating our internal temperature, and lubricating joints. Therefore, it is ...

Read more

What is a Greens supplement?

What is a Greens supplement?

September 13, 2019

What is a Greens supplement? Most of us at sometime will have been told to eat our Greens. The wisdom of this advice is demonstrated by the growing amount of scientific evidence which shows that Greens not only provide many nutrients essential for good health, but also for optimal physical performance. For example, spinach alone ...

Read more

What is a joint protection supplement?

What is a joint protection supplement?

September 13, 2019

What is a joint protection supplement? Exercise can provide many benefits for our joints, such as increased strength and mobility, but over time, the activities of daily life can lead to ‘wear and tear’ which may result in inflammation, pain and stiffness. A joint protection supplement is a specially formulated combination of substances that helps to promote ...

Read more

What is a sleep supplement/natural sleep aid?

What is a sleep supplement/natural sleep aid?

August 17, 2019

What is a sleep supplement/ natural sleep aid? Sleep is an essential, yet often overlooked component of health and well-being, as it can help to enhance the function of our immune system, reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, enhance mood, mental wellbeing and fertility, and aid memory consolidation, brain recuperation, and learning. ...

Read more

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – PART 12 – Brown fat V White fat?

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – PART 12 – Brown fat V White fat?

May 17, 2019

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES This is the twelfth in a series of original articles we will be publishing looking at the science behind fat loss. Join our mailing list to be informed when we have added the latest article.   Is all fat bad and can it actually make you leaner?  The short answer to the ...

Read more

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – PART 2 – How much fat should we have?

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – PART 2 – How much fat should we have?

April 8, 2019

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES This is the second in a series of original articles we will be publishing looking at the science behind fat loss. Join our mailing list to be informed when we have added the latest article. PART 2 – How much fat should we have? There is no simple answer to the question ...

Read more

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – Part 1 – Why do we get fatter?

TIME 4 FAT LOSS SERIES – Part 1 – Why do we get fatter?

April 2, 2019

Time 4 Fat Loss series This is the first in a series of original articles we will be publishing looking at the science behind fat loss. Join our mailing list to be informed when we have added the latest article.   Part 1 – Why do we get fatter? The short answer is energy imbalance. ...

Read more

Time 4 Fat Loss series – Introduction

Time 4 Fat Loss series – Introduction

April 1, 2019

Time 4 Fat Loss series We will be publishing a series of original articles looking at the science behind fat loss. Join our mailing list to be informed when we have added the latest article.   The Scientific Approach to Fat Loss Whether you’re a competitive body builder preparing for a competition or a recreational ...

Read more

The benefits of Time 4 Joint Pro

The benefits of Time 4 Joint Pro

February 25, 2018

The benefits of Time 4 Joint Pro by Dede Deane   So guys I feel I have to share this story with you all about Time 4 Joint Pro. I always recommend all pro combat athletes to take a joint formula because of the rigors of their training, however this story has blown my mind as ...

Read more

TIME 4 WATER LOSS – HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF USING THEM

TIME 4 WATER LOSS – HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF USING THEM

November 24, 2017

TIME 4 WATER LOSS – HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF USING THEM – by Dede Dean   Time 4 Water Loss supplement is a true market leader when it comes to cutting water weight, but unless you use them in the right way you won’t get the optimum results this product brings.  Here ...

Read more