3 Supplements to Boost Your Bodybuilding Efforts

At present nearly 75% of American men are believed to be either overweight or obese according to a study published in The Lancet.  Considering these statistics it is no wonder that so many men are frantically trying whatever means possible to get rid of their ‘dad bod’ in favor of a more chiseled physique reminiscent of an underwear model. While there are many trending diet plans that can help a guy shed some unwanted weight, bodybuilding may be the single best way to not only lose weight but keep it off as well. You can furthermore ensure that you get the most out of your physique-altering bodybuilding program by making use of a quality supplement that will give your efforts a very welcome boost.

Whey protein is always a winner

Whey protein is the go-to supplement for countless bodybuilders, professional athletes, and regular exercise enthusiasts who are looking to lose weight, gain muscle and enjoy increased strength and energy.  Whey protein digests fast, making it the perfect post-workout supplement as it can help boost your muscle’s recovery ability significantly. For optimal results, choose a supplement that contains both whey and casein protein to ensure that your body remains in an anabolic state for an extended period of time while protein synthesis is optimized and muscle breakdown minimized. Twenty to thirty grams of whey protein (or a whey-casein blend) taken post-workout will help you significantly to obtain the physique you have always dreamed of.

MK-677 boosts lean muscle growth

While bodybuilders have been making use of growth hormone (GH) for a long time to speed up muscle gain and improve performance, the use of GH does have notable risks such as increased mortality and cancer risk. These concerns can, for the most part, be negated by the use of a GH secretagogue such as MK-677 which increases the internal production of GH.  By taking an MK-677 supplement you can enjoy increased muscle growth and strength without experiencing a testosterone increase. According to fitness professionals, up to 25mg of MK-677 should be taken in the early morning as it may trigger some sleeping disturbances if taken later during the day. Be prepared to eat a lot more though as you are bound to experience quite a few cravings while your body adjusts to its increased GH levels.

Fuel your workouts with caffeine

If you are dying for a physique that even Jason Momoa would be jealous of, you may want to consider pairing your bodybuilding efforts with a caffeine supplement. Numerous studies have shown that caffeine not only increases alertness and increase your pain tolerance during exercise but helps burn fat and allow for longer, more intense workouts as well. There are a large variety of capsules,drinks, bars, and powders to choose from, depending on your own personal preference. The recommended caffeine dosage is between 150 and 300 mg and should be taken between thirty minutes and an hour prior to your workout.

Getting into shape takes both hard work and immense dedication. By making use of quality supplements you can get the most out of your bodybuilding workouts and get the physique you ultimately desire.

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