Alright Maniacs, it's Fitness Friday and yours truly, Nostradumbass himself, has come down from his throne on Mount Pompous to weigh in on a very special sale we're introducing courtesy of the serial killers over at Feel It Nutrition, who just murdered the competition by slashing prices on all BSN products by 15%!
Now I don't like to go on record with a product endorsement because I don't want to be held responsible for the results that you may or may not achieve.
But this is different. This is BSN.
The same BSN that is the official supplement company of the UFC. And yes, the same BSN that won "Brand of the Year" from Bodybuilding.com three years in a row.
There's a reason I kicked our staff writer to the curb on this one -- and it's not because of my bloated ego (for once). It's because I've paid my dues in the gym for many years and I can say without exaggeration you won't encounter a finer product line that is not only inexpensive, but tailored to fit almost any fitness goal.
And it works. That's not a Nostradumbass prediction, that's a guarantee.
I hear a lot of our readers hemming and hawing in the comments section about what nutritional supplements to take, and I'm pleased to see that many of you are already on the BSN bandwagon.
If you're not, then what the heck are you waiting for? Spring has sprung, and unless you're certified gangsta, the warmer weather means you'll have to ditch those baggy pants and puffy North Face jackets.
Since we're laying it all on the line, it's time to start calling some people out. I've read somewhere in the comments section that Joey Abs likes to take Brand X because it's ten bucks cheaper and is just as good.
This is the same guy that can bang out ten reps of 350 lbs. on the bench because he only lowers the weight two inches per rep. If you want to take advice from Mr. Abs, who insists on screaming out the number of each rep and leaving a greasy headprint on the bench, then maybe BSN isn't for you.
But if you're serious about making the time in (and out) of the gym matter, there are a couple of products you absolutely must have in your arsenal.
Earlier I mentioned the accolades of BSN. Aside from their alliance with the UFC and some of its top stars like Forrest Griffin, the highly rated N.O.-Xplode has won "Muscle Builder of the Year" from Bodybuilding.com for a fourth straight year.
Now it can be yours for 15% off.
One of the reasons I like N.O.-Xplode is because the nitric oxide increases the blood flow in my body and keeps my muscles at DEFCON 1 throughout my training (but particularly in response to stress).
For all the fighters out there, I don't have to tell you that once you’ve gotten a hold of an arm and you’re trying to secure the armbar, every ounce of strength and energy counts.
Now as a gym rat I’ve always been a fan of nitric oxide, but the early days had me swallowing horse pills for an inconsistent and often delayed effect.
BSN has eliminated that headache by making N.O.-Xplode in powder form. If you haven’t tried the blue raspberry, I highly recommend it. It tastes like a Snoopy Sno-Cone!
Aside from the nitric oxide, N.O.-Xplode has a proprietary blend of four advanced creatine analogs designed to increase ATP production during training. I was blowing past my usual "sticking points" in about a week.
I also like the balance of the caffeine and the alkaloids. Instead of having that energy rush that makes your heart race like you narrowly missed an oncoming cement truck, I was focused and alert. No jitters!
Naturally you can’t just pop the top and suck down a N.O.-Xplode smoothie. It works fast, for me it took about 15 minutes. You have to first establish your tolerance (and level of sweetness) so start small and work your way up.
Try to avoid taking it unless you plan on training or exercising immediately afterwards. You don’t need to be walking around the office high-kicking the water cooler.
Assuming you've done the right thing and taken advantage of this limited time sale on BSN products, you've already gotten yourself through a hardcore workout. So why throw it away on a protein drink that calls itself Muscle Milk but tastes more like Milk of Magnesia?
Syntha-6 protein from BSN is by far the BEST TASTING protein drink on the market and offers maximum lean muscle development. Because it's fortified with important digestive enzymes, it doesn’t leave you feeling bloated or stuffed, making it great for your heavy days when you need to take more than one dose.
You can even slam one before bed and let its blend of branch chain amino acids, glutamine peptides, MCT’s and fiber feed your muscles for up to 8 hours, allowing for maximum recovery and tissue repair.
Why punish yourself with those alleged "designer proteins" that force you into either vanilla or chocolate flavors? Syntha-6 is available in eight delicious varieties which keeps things fresh when you're spending five or six days a week in the gym.
Stop telling yourself you're going to get to the gym and just get there. Once you do, be sure to have an assortment of BSN products to get the most out of your training.
Now is the time to stock up and take advantage of the 15% off sale. Or you could get Brand X and spend another summer wearing your T-shirt in the pool. Just tell everyone it's cheaper than using sunblock.
Act now, this opportunity ends April 2.