HAK NUTRITION BLOG

Does Alcohol Ruin Body Composition?

When people start working out regularly and revamping their nutrition, one of the first things to go is alcohol. Many associate alcohol as the sole reason they’re overweight, whether it be beer, wine, or mixed drinks. However, when you’re out with friends or together with family for special occasions, there’s bound to be alcohol somewhere and you won’t go near...

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Carnitine for Fat Loss

Walk into any supplement shop and the number of products promising weight loss is simply stunning. All sorts of complicated formulas have been developed all with the goal of helping you lose that spare tire around your midsection. But, what if it wasn’t necessary to buy some overpriced and ineffective supplement? What if you could get greater fat loss and...

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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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Top 5 Supplement Ingredients to Extend Endurance

How much ya bench, bro?!   This is a question asked more times than can be counted at gyms across the world. A maximum load bench press is a solid indicator of upper body strength, and can be a decent measure of an athlete’s ability to significantly move a considerable amount of weight -- for a single repetition.   Being...

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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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Meal Prep Hacks to Meet Your Goals

Whether your goals are gaining muscle, shredding fat, or improving overall athleticism, what ultimately determines the success you have in achieving your own goals boils down to what you eat on a daily basis. Yes, your workouts are important, but no matter how hard you train, it won’t matter if your diet isn’t in check. When it comes to staying...

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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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