Drive Sports Craze Pulled from Shelves

Craze Pre Workout Pulled From Shelves

Why is Craze being Pulled from Shelves? Company’s are unsure whether ingredients in Craze are safe. Founder of Driven Sports, Matt Cahill has a criminal record of distributing risky substances in the market. Driven Sports is doing everything they can to prove Craze is safe but things don’t look good for this product line. Driven SportsRead More

Caffeine Powder

Caffeine

Caffeine Supplementation .9-4.5mg/lb…2-10mg/kg…150lb=140-680mg/day Caffeine enhances nervous system activity providing mental and physical improvements. This stimulant could be found in coffee, soft drinks, tea, and chocolate. It has the ability to reduce fatigue, increase alertness, and causes a feeling of euphoria. It is often seen as the most effective ingredient to promote stimulation in a pre workout.Read More

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate 136mg/lb…300mg/kg…150lb=20,400mg/day Food Source: Baking Soda This antacid is used as baking soda and is naturally created in the body. The pancreas produces sodium bicarbonate into the small intestine as food digests and the stomach empties. This decreases the acidity of food as it enters the intestines and protects against acidic gastric digestive fluids. As aRead More

Tyrosine: Phenylanlanine to Epinephrine

Tyrosine

L-Tyrosine 45.33mg/lb…100mg/kg…150lb=6800mg/day NOW L-Tyrosine The amino acid Tyrosine is produced in the body from Phenylalanine. Tyrosine is a precursor to L-DOPA (L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine), which then converts into Dopamine. Dopamine then has a chance to stimulate synthesis of Norepinephrine or even further synthesis Epinephrine. Dopamine, Norepinephrine, and Epinephrine are known as catecholamine. Physical Stress Reliever Physical stessors are proven to decreaseRead More

Beta-Alanine Molecule

Beta-Alanine

Beta-Alanine 18mg/lb…40mg/kg…150lb=2700mg/day Beta-Alanine is an amino acid found in chicken, beef, and fish.  Beta-Alanine increases Carnosine levels in the muscle that limits hydrogen ion build-up. Greater Carnosine levels help regulate hydrogen ion build up and ultimately increase anaerobic performance by delaying fatigue. More high intensity training can be conducted before signs of rapid fatigue. UsersRead More

Essential Amino Acid Table

Essential Amino Acids: BCAAs

m4s0n501 Essential Amino Acids Essential Amino Acids are not produced in the body but can be found in various protein based foods and supplements. They can be consumed before or after a workout for results.  These amino acids improve protein synthesis, increase muscle mass gains, and increase strength through resistance training. Prime sources for essential amino acidsRead More

Dendrobium Orchid

Dendrobium Extract: DMAA Alternative

Dendrobium Extract: DMAA Alternative Dendrobex is extracted from the Dendrobium orchid found in China, India, and other tropical Asian regions. Dendrobium extract has been used in traditional Chinese medicine to strengthen the immune system, provide energy, and promote hydration. Improve Hydration Dendrobium increases salivation and was used in the past to help against sunstroke, dry mouth,Read More

DMAA

DMAA: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

DMAA (1, 3, Dimethylamylamine) DMAA 1,3-Dimethylamylamine Methylhexanamine  2-Amino-4-methylhexane 4-Methyl-2-hexanamine 2-Hexanamine Geranium Extract Geranium Stem History of DMAA In the 1950s, DMAA originally started off as a very effective nasal spray called Forthane but severe side effects like headaches, tremors, and increased blood pressure caused it to be withdrawn from the market. Sharing similar structural propertiesRead More