Sometimes seen as controversial, sports supplements are widely used by athletes and bodybuilders as effective and legal aids to boosting performance and to help with stamina during long training sessions. These sports supplements can be bought in many different forms such as powder, capsules or liquid, and whilst some are classed as all-in-one treatments, others are specifically targeted at helping the particular requirements of athletes that want to build muscle or burn fat as examples.
All over the UK there are many online and traditional sports supplement shops that offer their customers big choices of products from many different leading brands and producers. These can include amino acids, carb powders, glutamine, nitric oxide, testosterone boosters or protein powders. Big brands like Maximuscle, Atlas, Nutrisport, or Core Nutrition are just a small selection of the makers or providers of items for this ever increasing market.
Most of the sports supplement shops have knowledgeable staff who are able to offer advice to their new or established customers. Taking supplements in the correct quantities and mixes is vital to ensure that an athlete doesn’t do more harm than good to their body, and so caution is always advised if starting on sports supplements for the first time.