Why You Should Avoid Carnitine Supplements like the Blazes!

The Carnitine and TMAO-Connection The other day one of my clients at the gym asks me about carnitine supplements, since she just started using one. I said ‘Oooff, I must recommend against that!’ Why? Because carnitine side effects just might be…quite serious. L-Carnitine is an amino acid found in for example red meat and it … Continue reading Why You Should Avoid Carnitine Supplements like the Blazes!

Testosterone Boosting Herbals to Improve Sports Performance

Testosterone is the business, the man, the boss, the chops. The male sex hormone will make you perform better… grow lean muscle more easily and burn fat at a much faster rate … let you get stronger and more self-assured. Aggression and strength are increased, which can be important for sports competition. Small wonder that … Continue reading Testosterone Boosting Herbals to Improve Sports Performance

A Few Questions on Vegan Nutrition and Performance

Today it’s personal trainer James McCarthy asking several questions in one, all on Plant Based Nutrition…enjoy! Q: Hey Mark, You mentioned about vegans having higher testosterone, what would be in a vegan diet that keeps testosterone high? As I’ve always been told that fats predominantly saturated eg coconut oil are or egg yolks, butter etc … Continue reading A Few Questions on Vegan Nutrition and Performance