Bikini season will be here before you know it, so whether you’re looking to put the finishing touches to your body by burning those last few stubborn pounds, tone your tum or add just a touch more lean muscle, these are the supplements that’ll help.
Mix and match the best supplements throughout your day to create the most effective stack to drive your fat loss transformation and cut a slimmer silhouette.
For perfect protein: Gold standard whey
It was a multi-gong winner in Bodybuilding.com’s 2015 supplement awards. It’s got 5.5g of naturally-occurring BCAAs, along with 4g of natural glutamine and glumeric acid. Protein is a key component in muscle building and aiding the onset of fat loss. As a key supplement, it also runs the fat-fighting promotion. According to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, scientists suggest long- term adherence to a moderately higher-protein diet will have a positive effect on weight loss.
Transforming yourself takes dedication, but sometimes you’ll lack motivation. Fortunately, a good pre-workout will give you that extra push through the gym doors. NLA’s pre-workout formula is scientifically-backed to drive focus and increase fast-twitch muscle fiber activation so you can attack your workouts. It’s also stacked with green tea extract to aid fat loss. Research in the International Journal of Obesity found the antioxidants in green tea helped to decrease bodyweight. Don’t worry, it won’t give you coffee jitters.
Natural fat burner: BSN Isoburn
Packed with 20g of protein per serving, as well as fat-burning support from L-carnitine and green coffee extract, it’s a stimulant-free powder with natural fat-burning ingredients scientifically backed to aid your fat-fighting mechanism and weight loss. Research in The Journal of Physiology found carnitine supplementation has ergogenic effects and increased work output by 11% in a performance trial of 30 minutes. It’ll support your fit physique with cutting-edge compounds in each scoop.
Overnight gains: MuscleTech platinum 100% casein
Guzzle protein before bed to keep your body working into the night, so you’re always driving yourself towards getting fitter. The K-casein included in this 100% formula stabilizes the delicate casein micelle and helps prolong the digestion of your casein. Plus, it’s got 1g of good fat, essential for feeding your cells. The Journal of Sports Science & Medicine suggests casein protein supplementation may provide the greatest benefit for increases in protein synthesis, to bolster fat loss.
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