HAK NUTRITION BLOG

Low Reps or High Reps for Muscle Growth?

It’s a never-ending debate in gyms across the globe -- heavy weight for low reps or lighter weight for higher reps. Both sides of the debate have their staunch loyalists, with each side touting their methodology as the end-all, be-all holy grail of gains.   But which method truly delivers the best results for the average trainee?   Let’s find...

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Orotic Acid -- A Better Beta Alanine?

For well over decade, beta alanine has been known as the premier endurance boosting compound used by athletes to last longer and beat back the burn. The problem for many is that beta alanine often comes a somewhat unpleasant side effect at higher doses -- parathesia, a.k.a. the tingles.   While beta alanine is often lauded for its ability to...

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PeakO2: Performance Enhancing Mushrooms

Athletes are always looking for the next big thing that’s going to give them the crucial edge they need to be bigger, faster, stronger, and all around better than their competition. One of the newest and most intriguing ingredients the past year or so has been PeakO2™, a mushroom extract that’s gaining quite the following for its ability to boost...

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5 Squat Variations you NEED to Try

It’s no secret squats are the king of all exercises. No other exercise is more metabolically demanding or better for building muscle than squats. Sure the leg press, leg extension, and leg curl machines are decent options for targeting various portions of your legs, but no single exercise provides more muscle-building, fat-torching benefits than squats. In fact, we’d go so...

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The Truth About Supplement Serving Sizes

Like it or not, a lot of the success of supplement companies boils down to marketing. You read that right, the success of a brand isn’t solely dependant on the quality of their formulas, ingredients, or even pricing. It’s really about grabbing your attention through advertising. In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s an arms race currently happening in the industry...

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Power Fat Loss with Paradoxine

In the battle against bulging bellies, humans are always looking for the next great thing that will ramp up fat loss, enhance lean mass, and give them the aesthetic physique they’ve always wanted. The problem is, most fat loss agents are really nothing but a cocktail of stimulants that leave you feeling jittery, edgy, and anxious.   This had led...

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Alpha GPC for Brain and Muscle Gains!

Nootropics are all the rage these days, is it really that much of a surprise. Nootropics, also known as smart drugs, heighten focus, improve cognition, increase alertness, and enhance memory and learning. Given humans innate desire to constantly improve themselves and the things around them, it makes perfect sense why nootropics are such a big interest these days.   The...

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