HAK NUTRITION BLOG

Sucralose: Friend or Foe?

Obesity is the fastest growing epidemic sweeping across the globe. A large portion of the blame for the rising obesity rates falls at the feet of added sugars in the diet, in the form of soda, desserts, and other packaged goods. Excessive sugar consumption is well documented to adversely impact overall health and metabolism, and is a key contributor to...

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Betaine - The Secret to Strength, Power and Performance

Creatine, Beta Alanine, Caffeine.   These are the heavy hitters in the supplement industry that seemingly everyone from newbies to seasoned vets knows about. There’s nothing wrong with any of those supplements, but if those are the only ones you’re familiar with, you’re missing out on a great many supplements.   Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered today with...

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Tart Cherry: The Mighty Recovery Fruit

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of satisfaction (and exhaustion) that comes over you after a rigorous training session. You pushed yourself to the limits and survived to lift another day!   All is great in the world, until the next morning rolls around and you can’t even roll out of bed without groaning from the debilitating soreness covering your...

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Training while Traveling: A How-To for Making Gains on the Road!

We all have a set routine when it comes to training in our normal surroundings. For most of us, it’s going to the local gym to lift weights; for others, it’s working out in the convenience of their own home using the home gym they’ve set up. When we’re in a routine, getting workouts in is easy and convenient, because...

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Boost Your Brain Game with Nootropics

We’ve all seen The Matrix or Limitless and wondered at one time or another what kind of pill would really give us the ability to “free our minds” and truly push the neurological and cognitive boundaries of the human mind. Sure, various stimulants might boost some cognitive abilities and enhance focus for a couple hours, but that usually comes with...

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Drink Up! How Proper Hydration Powers Performance

How much water do you drink everyday? Have you ever really given it much thought? We’ve all heard the general recommendation before to drink eight 8oz glasses each day, but have you ever really tracked that amount? What about water-rich fruits and vegetables...does that count towards daily intake? Is the same amount of water need when working out in cold...

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Get Shredded for Summer - 7 Steps to Fat Loss

The dark, bleak months of winter are finally over, and summer is just around the corner. And with that comes parties, barbecues and most important of all beach season, which means it’s time to shed the fat from the winter bulk and get shredded!  But, what’s the most effective way to get a dynamite beach body and how do you...

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