The Ultimate Foundation Stack

When gains in strength and size begin to slow, what do coaches and trainers tell you to do? Quit the specialized, exotic routines and go back to the basics. Spend your time and energy on the "foundation" exercises and your gains will restart. The same is true of supplements. Yet all too often in the quest for maximum gains in strength, lean muscle, and maximum recovery, athletes spend too much time and money searching for the "next big thing" in supplements when what they need is right in front of them. Intense weight training depletes certain key compounds and amino acids that need to be provided pre-workout and/or replaced post-workout. Muscle relies on Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) as its primary fuel source for explosive movements and needs a continuous influx of phosphates to rebuild its stores. Creatine Monohydrate acts as a very efficient phosphate donor allowing your body to effectively regenerate new ATP. The Branched Chain Amino Acids (Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine) are used directly by muscle as an additional, important fuel source during intense training. HMB, a metabolite of Leucine, works primarily by minimizing the muscle tissue breakdown that occurs during intense training.

The Bigger Picture: If your goal is to create the strongest foundation possible for your strength training program, consider stacking HMB, Creatine, and BCAAs. While each of these tried and true foundational supplements work very well on their own, as each has its own unique mechanism of action, by combining them together the individual effects are further augmented providing an even stronger supplement foundation for new gains. What's more, as Leucine, found in the BCAA group as well as being the parent compound of HMB, is highly involved in protein synthesis, consuming this stack with a high-quality blended protein will further solidify your supplement foundation.


The Ultimate "Foundation" Stack
ON Instantized BCAA + Creatine Powder
ON HMB 1000 Caps
ON Pro Complex
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