“The goal of sports nutrition must be twofold: To optimize performance and to avoid injury. At the elite level of competition, where differences in skill are razor thin, the winner is invariably the athlete who was able to train harder without illness or injury.”
Stephen Cherniske, M.Sc
Faculty: American College of Sports Medicine
GOAL I: To optimize results with effective raw materials and true bioenergetics
1. KYSO™ (Knock Your Socks Off)
- Increases oxygen and fuel delivery to muscles by dilating blood vessels.
- Demonstrated by Pulse Oximeter and exercise metrics
- Sample program available
- Ingredients: Beta Alanine, Citrulline, Citrulline DL-Malate 2:1 and M/D Inositol nicotinate.
- No banned ingredients for sports competition
- Non-GMO, gluten-free
- No excipients, binders, sweeteners, flavors or preservatives
- A breakthrough key ingredient, making this product unique and patent protected.
2. Timed-Release Protein.
Protein is the # 1 sports supplement. No one can compete with Costco at the commodity level, but we can with innovation.
A. Four Phase delivery producing 5+ hours of satiety and elevated amino acid availability
Phase 1: Whey protein isolate
Phase 2: Soy Protein isolate
Phase 3: Sacha Inchi (Inca Nut)
Phase 4: Fibersol™ soluble fiber
This is an advantage for athletes and body builders because it provides better repair and recover benefits compared to whey protein isolate alone. Also a huge advantage for intermittent fasters and people wanting to lose weight because of the 5 hour satiety. Someone using just WPI in these programs would have to use twice as much product to achieve the same steady blood sugar and energy level.
B. Premium quality. The protein market was rocked in 2016 when it was discovered that most of the dairy protein from China and much of the ingredient from India was adulterated with a chemical called melamine. The problem persisted until just last year and this material is still in supply chains around the world. We use only premium quality WPI from grass-fed US suppliers, and only non-GMO soy protein isolate from US suppliers. The Sacha Inchi protein from Peru is ICS-certified organic.
C. The cleanest protein available today. Look at the label of most protein powders and you’ll find:
- A variety of gums, including xanthan gum, guar gum, carrageenan, and gellan gum, which act as thickeners, stabilizers and emulsifiers. These can lead to gastrointestinal (GI) side effects such as gas and bloating. Carageenan has been shown to be a GI irritant, and may cause inflammation in the small intestine and colon.
- Artificial sweeteners and flavors
- Silicon dioxide, a flow agent that has zero nutritional value.
Timed Release Protein has no gums, thickeners, sweeteners, flavors or silicon dioxide.
A powdered superfood with clinically proven benefits:
Each serving provides:
Mind, mood and Vital Energy: from:
330 mg of Arginine Alpha-ketoglutarate
2 mg Pyridoxal-5-phosphate
10 mg CoQ10
580 mg Inositol
2,000 mg D-Ribose
500 mg organic beet concentrate
Antioxidant / anti-inflammation from 2,000 mg of best-in-the-industry superfruit concentrate.
4. Fitness Quest Ultra
Formulated for athletes and weekend warriors over 40 to deliver 4 key benefits:
- Zen focus: with Alpha GPC (L-Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine) and guarana. NOTE: both ingredients have been found (at doses provided) to enhance memory, concentration, mood, information processing speed and reaction time.
- Joint comfort: with Univestin™ and Amlexin™, two patented, clinically proven plant based anti-inflammatories.
- Prevention of over-use injuries (by reducing inflammation)
- Vital Energy: from Arginine Alpha-ketoglutarate, guarana and CoQ10
Each capsule contains:
* Alpha GPC 100 mg
* Univestin™ plant-based
anti-inflammatory: 75 mg
* Amlexin™ plant-based
anti-inflammatory 75 mg
* Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate 200 mg
* Guarana 75 mg
* CoQ10 10 mg
Instructions for use:
Take one or two capsules about 30 minutes before exercise or competition. Do not take after 4:PM
NOTE: First level benefits (focus, energy) will be experienced right away, but second level benefits (joint comfort, memory, cognition) may take a few days and are cumulative.
Goal II: To stimulate repair and prevent injury
1. Joint Venture™
The first and only product to provide two research-proven plant-based anti-inflammatories with high-potency curcumin and Aronia extract.
For athletes, inflammation is enemy # one. It delays recovery, increases risk for injury, and produces motivation-killing pain. Thus most athletes and a good percentage of regular exercisers, rely on NSAID’s (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen.
But chronic use of these drugs is associated with serious adverse side effects. A newer NSAID class, COX-2 inhibitors like Celebrex, were thought to reduce the number of adverse events, but instead brought new risks, and one (Vioxx) was banned after (according to the American Heart Association) causing more than 30,000 fatal heart attacks.
The biochemist who formulated Joint Venture was part of a global research team that developed plant-based anti-inflammatory compounds, with safety and efficacy demonstrated in 11 published studies. These patented compounds – Univestin™ and Amlexin™ – are combined with other ingredients known to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress, improve joint comfort and range of motion.
Each capsule provides:
Hydrolyzed collagen 100 mg
Aronia berry concentrate 100 mg
Univestin 80 mg
Amlexin 80 mg
Curcumin (95% curcuminoids) 75 mg
NOTE: Effective recovery and injury prevention can only be accomplished with attention to both sides of the metabolic see-saw. Reducing damage, and also stimulating repair. Two products that address this are CollaMacaVera and Synergized DHEA.
This product contains hydrolyzed collagen peptides, organic Peruvian Maca and the highest possible concentration of aloe vera, to provide a comprehensive rebuild and repair support for joints, tendons, ligaments, muscle, bones and skin.
Each rounded tsp provides:
8 grams of Hydrolyzed collagen peptides
3 grams of organic Peruvian Maca
250 mg of Aloe vera 200:1 concentrate
3. Synergized DHEA
DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) is the most comprehensive repair signal in human physiology. It activates stem cells throughout the body and brain, and levels decline sharply after age 40. Why then is it not a staple supplement in every gym in the nation? The answer is: confusion.
Chemically, DHEA is an anabolic steroid, which simply indicates that it drives repair and rebuild activity. It does not cause abnormal muscle growth like synthetic testosterone analogs. Nor will it help an athlete run faster, jump higher or lift heavier weights. But the mere classification of this molecule has caused sports governing bodies (NCAA and USOC) to ban the supplement, leaving the people who actually need it (men and woman over 40) confused.
We have prepared a detailed and referenced position paper for gym owners, as well as a 46 page e-book, The Case for DHEA, which lays out an impeccable argument for the prudent use of this supplement. Both are available for free at FitnessQuest.com.
Each capsule of Synergized DHEA for Men provides:
Pharma grade, micronized DHEA 25 mg
DIM (Diindolylmethane) 50 mg
Alpha lipoic acid 50 mg
Each capsule of Synergized DHEA for Women provides:
Pharma grade, micronized DHEA 15 mg
DIM (Diindolylmethane) 75 mg
Alpha lipoic acid 50 mg
Chaste tree berry extract 50 mg
4. MMIS (Multi-mushroom Immune Support)
MMIS is a unique blend of medicinal mushroom concentrates, including Shiitake, Chaga, Reishi and Turkey Tail, fortified with purified beta glucan. Two capsules daily are recommended for “general immune support,” while 4 to 8 per day can be used at the first sign of infection.
Each capsule provides:
Reishi (ganoderma) 200 mg
Chaga (Inonolus obliquus) 100 mg
Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) 100 mg
Turkey tail (Coriolus versicolor) 100 mg
1,3/1,6 beta glucan 60 mg
5. Topical analgesics
Because even well-nourished athletes sometimes need pain relief, we offer:
CBD 280 Cream Full-spectrum CBD oil in a base of tropical oils and medicinal plant extracts. Each 3.3 oz jar contains a minimum of 280 mg of Cannabidiol (CBD) derived from organic, sun-grown hemp.
This remarkable pain gel works within minutes and can be applied prior to or after workouts. Non-greasy and will not stain clothes.