Some protein sources are better than others, according to science. Here’s how to tell whether a protein is—or isn’t—high quality.
Creatine is one of the best and safest supplements. But are you using it the wrong way? Find out when research says is the best time to take creatine.
Collagen comes with a big price tag and even bigger health claims. But are they justified? Here’s what the experts and science have to say about this increasingly popular supplement.
Having trouble figuring out whether the protein bar you like is actually good for you? You’re not alone. The options can overwhelm anyone. Which is why we worked with nutrition experts to identify what you really need to know the next time you shop.
“What supplements should I take?” It’s easily one of the most common questions I’ve been asked during the past 10 years, as supplements transformed from a niche market into a perceived quick fix for everything from fat loss to increasing your strength 1.675%. And while the supplement industry clearly doesn’t need any help selling their […]
Many supplements proclaim amino acids are the key to building muscle. But do you really need amino acids? Discover what science says about this supplement.
After years of making fun of Popeye and his spinach-fueled muscles, it might be time to apologize to the original muscle-bound vegetarian. The cartoon might seem outdated and outlandish, but research now shows that the concept might not be that far fetch. According to research compiled by Examine.com, nitrates, a powerful compound found in green […]
“Fat burning supplements are bullshit.” It has been a common belief until research showed some potential hope for a few fat burning pills that might work.
It’s hard to know what supplements work. Despite their popularity, these three overrated products don’t have the science to support their lofty claims and are not worthy of your money.
If you happen to follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy hosting random Q&A’s using the hashtag #AskBorn. And while I love the rapid fire interaction, sometimes 140 characters just isn’t enough. That’s why I cover certain questions more in-depth, providing you with the details that will help you understand my answers. Ask […]
Whey protein concentrate, whey isolate, and whey hydrolysate. So many options, and so little clarity. Now you can finally know: what is the best protein powder for you?
Protein is essential for muscle gain and fat loss. But how much do you need? This protein guide answers all your questions and helps you personalize a plan for your body.