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Well my fellow, loyal, Gone Liftin’ readers, the holiday season is right around the corner… we all know what THAT means!! Turkey – stuffing – gravy – corn – butter – HEAVEN!! With the holiday season, regardless how strict and dedicated you think you are, you WILL break. This isn’t a bad thing or something that you should dwell over, too much. But rather, embrace the fact that the chances of overeating are high, and that likely you will have a caveman-like feast, where the only thing standing between you and your food is a proper, clean, eating utensil. Don’t sweat it, iron cowboy. It’s all good, and it’s expected that the holiday season will present some “unfavorable” food choices. It’s ok – rest easy…

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If you have been watching TV or been on the internet or read a magazine within the past 15-20 years or so, you have surely come across a “revolutionary new product designed to shed fat and add slabs of muscle while eating what you want!!!” … or some kinda “soccer-mom” epic bullshit, along those lines. Yes, “fat burners” have taken over our world. It doesn’t take much to convince the average Joe (or Jane) that he / she can eat what they want and still lose weight. I don’t mean to be rude or insensitive, but some people are fuckin’ stupid as shit!! Yea, I said it. Rather than utilizing their frontal lobe for rational thought, they fall into the hype and let their hopes and desires convince themselves something not scientifically possible. Instead of asking “how the hell can a pill make me lose fat while I can eat anything I want, when I want?” most people will ask “how much is this magical pill and how much of it do I need?!Continue Reading…

Horny mothafuckin’ Goat Weed – HELL YES!!! Let me just come right out and say it – Horny Goat Weed is the shiznit! It is arguably one of the best, if not the best, supplements a man OR a woman could take. The benefits of Horny Goat Weed cannot be described in a mere short article such as this, so we are going to reference a tremendous website on the topic, called BestHornyGoatWeed.com

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On the site, you will find a plethora of information about this magical herb, but here we are going to outline and detail the biggies, and why anyone and everyone should throw this supplement into their repertoir. We’re gonna give you but just a little taste here. The rest is up to you… Continue Reading…

Know what to buy - where to buy - how to buy - why to buy

Know what to buy – where to buy – how to buy – why to buy

Nowadays, there are more supplements than we can keep track of. So many companies pop out of the wood work all of a sudden and claim to be the best. Like with anything, there is pure and utter marketing trash designed to rob you, and there are actually some legitimate companies trying to sell a legitimate product. The latter may seem far and few between these days, but there are actually good companies out there with a good creedo and a good product.

Many supplements you see and take are not what they seem to be. There’s alot of trickery, hoaxes, and great marketing out there today, simply designed to burn a hole in your pocket – BE AWARE!!! Before going out and just buying any old supplement, whether in a store or online, it is important to know some basics about purchasing supplements safely so you are not putting total shit in your body, and so that you are not wasting your hard-earned money! Continue Reading…

Have you ever heard of Apple Cider Vinegar? You probably have, as it isn’t any kind of “best-kept-secret” type of thing. Apple Cider Vinegar is, as you probably guessed, vinegar made from apples and / or apple cider. As the years go by, Apple Cider Vinegar is being touted as a health and diet aid more and more these days. This is a good thing, because Apple Cider Vinegar really IS as good they say it is. If you haven’t heard of it or haven’t thought much of it, it’s been the craze with the nature / hippy types for years. Although, their reasons for living and dying by Apple Cider Vinegar are likely not equal to the reasons that we at Gone Liftin’ are on the case… Continue Reading…

Well, let’s not pretend that we all haven’t bought some bullshit, junk-filled “protein bar” cause we were either too lazy to make real food, or in a rush, or in a bind. Whatever the case may be, we have all eaten protein bars which claim to be great for losing weight, but when you look at the ingredient label, you are disgusted with the lies. Most protein bars (and we say “protein” extremely loosely!) are filled with sugars or whack oils or other shit carbs that are counterproductive. What the hell is the point?! There isn’t one, dammit! Those companies are out for money and to fool the general public. Yes, yes they are. But then enters Quest Nutrition into our lives. We must all pay homage to this company! Continue Reading…

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Amino Acid Manifesto
Casein Protein is a slower digesting protein which is good for absorbing protein to your muscles over a sustained period of time.

Casein Protein is a slower digesting protein which is good for absorbing protein to your muscles over a sustained period of time.

After going through the Top 5 Whey Protein Supplements, we are going to now discuss The 5 Best Casein Protein Supplements. Casein Protein differs from Whey in that is much slower digesting, and releases into your muscles over a sustained period of time. Casein is ideal before bedtime, as protein will be slowly released into your muscles as you sleep and recover.

Casein Protein is great to have on hand in combination with your Whey, as you get the best of both worlds: fast-digesting Whey, and slow-digesting Casein!

Let’s get right to the Gone Liftin’ approved, 5 very best Casein Protein supplements… Continue Reading…

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Amino Acid Manifesto
Whey Protein is ideal post workout for faster absorption of good quality protein into your muscles.

Whey Protein is ideal post-workout for faster absorption of good quality protein into your muscles.

After reading through our Amino Acid Manifesto Series, including The Protein Manifesto, you should have a pretty good understanding on the importance of protein and amino acids. On top of that, you just might have a hankering for some good quality Whey Protein supplements. Well isn’t it lucky for you that you’re here?! Yea… it is!

Whey Protein is essential to include into any dietary regime that involves gaining lean mass. This fast absorbing protein should be consumed post-workout, and while there are tons and tons of companies putting out Whey supps all the damn time, it is important to know what you’re buying, and stick with reputable brands!

Below, we will run down a list of 5 of the best Gone Liftin’ approved Whey Protein supplements: Continue Reading…