maltodextrin for bodybuilding

Maltodextrin for Bodybuilding

If you’ll recall, we introduced you to maltodextrin back in December.  It didn’t get much in the way of press or popularity so we kind of let it be until Spring rolled around.  At which point, we talked about all the different side effects you will experience as you supplement with maltodextrin, both positive and negative.  Some day we’ll get around to writing up an in-depth post about the benefits that we are trying to realize from maltodextrin supplementation.  Today, we’re going to explore how to use maltodextrin to maximize results when bodybuilding! Bulking with Maltodextrin Many people who are struggling to consume the amount of calories needed for a successful bulking schedule turn to maltodextrin as a simple way to get a boost in their diet.  Truth be told, one can only eat so much food. ...

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green coffee bean extract

Best Green Coffee Bean Extract

By now you already know that green coffee bean extract is going to help you achieve your weight loss goals.  Scientifically proven to be an effective fat burning supplement, an impressively large amount of green coffee bean farmers, cultivators, extract manufacturers, and distributors have popped up all over the world.  Since most of the civilized world has been hell bent on improving self-image through fitness and body building over the past decade, the demand for products that take advantage of natural fat burning ingredients has sky rocketed. The market being flooded with so many different options to choose from can make it tricky to figure out what the best supplements are for you.  We’re here to help.  Today we’ll be taking a look at the best green coffee bean extract to meet your needs. Pure Green...

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what is tribulus terrestris

What is Tribulus Terrestris?

We introduced many of you to tribulus terrestris back in April when we chose to lead off with a blog post about the side effects of Tribulus Terrestris you need to be aware of.  Last month, we came back with the benefits of tribulus terrestris and why we used it in our products.  Today, we’re going to explore what tribulus terrestris is, where it comes from, and what the future has in store.  There might be a bit of speculation on our part, but we won’t make any uneducated guesses that may lead you astray! What is Tribulus Terrestris? In short, tribulus terrestris is a plant.  It’s got fernlike leaves and a small yellow or white flower that blossoms regularly.  The plant can be found in southern Europe, across Asia, throughout all most of Africa, and much...

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hawthorn berry side effects

Hawthorn Berry Side Effects

In April, we wrote a short blurb about the five largest benefits of ingesting hawthorn berry.  Today, we’re prepared to post a follow up with the five side effects that you need to be aware of should you choose to supplement with hawthorn berry or digest a manufactured product that contains hawthorn berry.  As per the usual, we at Vaxxen feel the benefits far outweigh the potential side effects.  Side effects of hawthorn berry supplementation aren’t known to be too common whereas the benefits are ringers for each man and woman that chooses to try it out! The Five Side Effects of Hawthorn Berry SupplementationNausea and Upset Stomach – Easily the most common side effect of really any supplementation, and hawthorn berry ingestion is no different. Hawthorn berry is going to deliver a variety of...

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what is l-citrulline

What is L-Citrulline?

First and foremost, L-Citrulline is similar to a few over the other ingredients that we talk about when it comes to supplementation.  As a non-essential amino acid, your body doesn’t actually require L-Citrulline to survive.  In fact, the L-Citrulline doesn’t do anything for you at all, really.  When we supplement with L-Citrulline, we are actually trying to increase the levels of arginine in our system.  We’ll get to more about how that happens in a second.  Before you go any further, you should review what the benefits of L-Citrulline supplementation are, the correct dosage for whatever your goals may be, and maybe some workouts that will maximize the effects of your supplementation.  Only then can you fully appreciate what L-Citrulline is and what it is used for. Use L-Citrulline to Increase Arginine Levels Apart from the fact...

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saw palmetto

Saw Palmetto Uses

A couple of weeks ago, we talked to you about serenoa repens, or saw palmetto, and the benefits it has for women.  While the benefits we spoke about in that article are certainly very appealing and something that all women need to keep in mind when they are searching for supplements, there are a number of other uses for the ripened fruit extract.  With that said, today we’re going to go in a different direction than we typically do.  Let’s take a look at the different use cases for saw palmetto outside the fitness and personal health realm… Saw Palmetto for Your Face A number of beauty product line companies have hopped on the restorative benefits of saw palmetto band wagon.  You can find a variety of oils with serenoa repens as the main ingredient.  Cleansing oils...

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Caffeine Anhydrous

What is Caffeine Anhydrous?

Post cycle therapy has been an increasingly popular practice among the fitness community.  Two things are common around the body building and running groups these days: One, supplementation is an undeniably helpful and successful practice that leads to results otherwise unattainable and two, a lot of the more effective supplements come with unwanted side effects that can bring you down if gone unchecked.  An alarming amount of the side effects are intensified once supplementation cycles have been finished and are only treated through healthy post cycle therapy.  Your hormones are thrown all out of whack and you need some help recovering, there is no shame in it.  We’ve told you before that we use caffeine anhydrous in our products.  Today we’re going to explain why we use it and what caffeine anhydrous is. Why Caffeine Anhydrous? Some...

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why use creatine

Why Take Creatine?

Many of our readers have already discovered the power of creatine supplementation.  It’s likely that if you’re looking to enhance your peak production in the gym or on the track, you’ve at least considered creatine as a supplementation before.  When stacking creatine with other supplements, you’re able to make powerhouse combinations to take your performance and physique you’ve never seen before.We’ve traveled a long and weary road together when it comes to the importance of creatine supplementation.  We’ve given you the information you need to make a decision on what the best creatine for you is, how much creatine you need, even where to purchase your creatine!  Despite writing an in-depth guide to supplementation leading to bigger and stronger muscles, we’ve never really taken the time to tell you WHY you should take creatine.  Sometimes...

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green tea extract dosage

Green Tea Extract Dosage

Switching gears back to the ideal administration tactics and levels of supplements, today we’re going to explore the different levels of green tea extract dosages.  We’ll look at the different serving sizes and what each dosage level will do for you.  Green tea extract is something that you will struggle to overdose on, so there isn’t really a worry when it comes to that, but it’s really important that you understand just how mean you actually need to accomplish whatever your goals may be.  Before we get in to that, be sure you review the benefits of green tea extract supplementation, and the side effects that you should be aware of before you begin supplementation. 10mg – 50mg Depending on the type of green tea that you drink and where you buy it from, the level of...

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alpha gpc benefits

Alpha GPC Benefits

This is something that we’ve been building up to for a while.  Back in May we talked to you about the side effects of Alpha GPC that you needed to be aware of when supplementing with Alpha GPC.  Then in June, we took it a step further and told you where you could acquire your own Alpha GPC to experiment with.  Last month, we explored the effects of different dosage levels when you are supplementing.  Today, we’re going to talk about the benefits of Alpha GPC supplementation and what you should stack it with to get the most impressive results you can. Alpha GPC Benefits – Almost 100% Mental Alpha GPC is different from all the other supplements that we spend time talking to you about.  With Alpha GPC, there are no physical benefits that we’re aware...

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