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Keto and Collagen: Phase 2 Collagen Formulas

January 29th, 2020

Keto and collagen – how do we merge the two? Keto is also known as the low-carb movement. Low-carb is a global macro trend that could last years or decades. It may morph into the “low sugar” movement as people separate fiber carbs from sugar carbs, but low-carb will remain. If low-carb is the macro […]

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FitExpo LA 2020

FitExpo LA 2020 Recap

January 28th, 2020

This weekend we visited FitExpo LA. This location is FitExpo’s biggest show of the year – and the show did not disappoint. We were pleasantly surprised at the turnout of brands. Whether you attended, wished you could have, or if you are a brand thinking about jumping into the expo scene, pay attention to the […]

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Nutrition and Supplementation in Gaming: The Ultimate Guide

January 7th, 2020

Proper nutrition is critical to an athlete’s performance, focus, stamina, and recovery. Field sport athletes have known about the importance of a proper diet for decades, but only recently has the same attention been given to the eating habits of eSports athletes, or nutrition in gaming. While much debate has raged over whether gamers really […]

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#TeamCSI Challenge: Austin Half Marathon

January 6th, 2020

A couple months back the Bare Performance Nutrition (BPN) team announced the Run One More Challenge. The challenge is to run either the Austin 5k, Half Marathon or Full Marathon with team BPN this February. But, true to BPN’s brand and owner Nick Bare’s way of living, they’re asking participants to “Run One More”, or […]

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A New Era of Pre-Workouts: PeakO2 vs. Beta-Alanine

December 16th, 2019

For more than a decade, product developers formulating pre-workouts have  turned to beta-alanine and citrulline. Backed by numerous studies, beta-alanine is about as much of a “proven commodity” as you’ll find in the world of sports nutrition supplements, save creatine or caffeine. But, beta-alalnine is mostly in the formula for the sizzle (the tingle), not […]

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Not All EAAs Are Created Equal

December 16th, 2019

First, before we can talk about EAAs, it’s important to note that BCAAs are contained in the EAAs, and that the two are complementary. Amino9™ is a Leucine-enhanced, clinically-substantiated* blend of all nine essential amino acids, including the three BCAAs — leucine, isoleucine, and valine. Amino9™ is designed to help bodybuilders, competitive athletes, and anyone […]

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TeaCrine® And Caffeine — Simply Unbeatable

December 16th, 2019

Let’s talk TeaCrine® and caffeine. If you’re like most people, your day starts pretty much the same — roll out of bed and straight into the kitchen for a much-needed cup of coffee. What is it about coffee that’s so warm, comforting, and refreshing? Why is it the go-to way to start your day? Well, […]

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TeaCrine®’s Energy vs. Caffeine’s Energy

December 11th, 2019

What makes TeaCrine®’s energy different from caffeine’s? Well, both modulate adenosine, which is what signals fatigue. But, caffeine hits adenosine head-on. Adenosine can no longer fire the fatigue signal. TeaCrine®, on the other hand, “unlocks” adenosine through the side door. It isn’t as aggressive as caffeine’s signal, so adenosine can still fire – just to […]

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Formulate for CrossFit: How to Disrupt the Endurance Category

November 25th, 2019

There is no “GNC” for CrossFit. If endurance athletes go to Bodybuilding.com, they don’t see themselves. Targeting thousands of CrossFit boxes individually is incredibly expensive, and exhibiting at endurance races across the country is also prohibitively expensive. So, how do you target this large market without a physical retail partner? Formulate for CrossFit with direct-to-consumer […]

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How To Formulate for Endurance Sports (& CrossFit)

November 16th, 2019

Many have tried to formulate for endurance sports, but this category is still growing. This is part II of a two-part series on CrossFit & endurance sport formulation. In Part I we discussed what has been missed and potential opportunities. Now we touch on potential formulations. CrossFit is unique because it requires both power and endurance. […]

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