Supplements are an integral part of any exercise agenda, but how do you know which ones are best for you? Here you’ll find out everything you need to know to make an informed decision that suits your specific needs.
NutritionLisa Simonelli Rennie, CPT, BA-Kinesiology and Health Sciences
You’ve seen the stocked shelves in the nutrition isle, the shiny containers and perplexing names. But what do you know about supplements? Do you even need them? While supplements are not a prerequisite to reaching your fitness goals (some bros may argue this point), some of them can definitely be a big help along the way. We’re not talking about the dangerous fat burners or anything like that, but rather the ones that do what the name implies -- supplement your nutrition and effort in the gym. We break down the complicated jargon and shoot it to you straight, giving you our professional insight into what you should add to your routine, what might help and what to avoid. Before you dive headfirst into supplements, find out what our experts have to say about them.