Nutrition

The 2017 Starter's Guide: Supps

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Following a new workout regime while incorporating new dietary changes can sometimes be hard on your body. It can delay your recovery time and the results that you want. With that said, consider dabbling with some basic supplements that can help meet your nutrition and energy needs.

GOLD STANDARD PRE-WORKOUT:

ON's Gold Standard Pre-Workout unleashes amplified energy*, focus*, and supports enhanced endurance* to help you reach the pinnacle of your game, crush your next set, get that last rep, and achieve some true gains*. This formula raises the bar by providing you with what you need to achieve your True Strength — including caffeine to help dial in intense energy*, mental alertness*, and sharp focus* before you hit the gym. Get it here.


GOLD STANDARD BCAA:

Gold Standard BCAA is built on a foundation of Branched Chain Amino Acids prized by athletes for their ability to help spare muscle during endurance training* and help kick start the muscle building process after weight training*. This banned substance tested formula also includes electrolytes, antioxidant vitamin C and other performance supporting ingredients in a lightly flavored mix that encourages use throughout your training. Get it here.

GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY:

Whey Protein Isolates (WPI) are the purest form of whey protein that currently exists. WPIs are costly to use, but rate among the best proteins that money can buy. That’s why they're the first ingredient you read on the Gold Standard 100% Whey label. By using WPI as the primary ingredient along with premium ultra-filtered whey protein concentrate (WPC), Optimum Nutrition packed 24 grams of protein into every serving to support your muscle building needs after training. Additionally, this superior quality powder has been instantized to mix easily using a shaker cup or just a glass and spoon. Get it here.

GOLD STANDARD 100% CASEIN:

Right before or after training, rapidly digesting whey protein helps start recovery. Between meals and before bed, when nutritional support won’t be available for a while, casein protein can help provide longer lasting amino acid support. Casein proteins gel in the acidic environment of the stomach. As a result, it can take longer for caseins to be broken-down into their amino acid subcomponents than whey. Get it here.


ALSO TRY: CAKE BITES

Cake Bites is an anytime snack for active adults looking for tasty new ways to get quality protein. With these deliciously whipped bite-sized cakes, any day can feel like a cheat day. We’re sure you’ll also appreciate the grab and go convenience of each individually wrapped 3-cake serving. Get them here.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


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