Where to Buy Bodybuilding Supplements

Natural food resources are the best form of supplements

If you are below a year of training, then please don't consider supplements, it is not going to give you that body you see on TV. The initial years of your training should be mostly around wholesome foods.

Eat lots of the following but that is what works.

1. Eggs

2. Milk

3. Yogurt

4. Meat

5. Soya

6. What ever that has protein :)

Supplements are important, but not everything in bodybuilding. Surely they are no Magic Pills.

Order of usage of supplements should be somewhat sequential in this way:

1. Protein Powders

2. Multivitamins

3. BCAA

4. Post Workout Drinks - Recuperation (Creatine, Glutamine etc)

5. Pre Workout Drinks - Performance Enhancers (Creatine, Glutamine, NO, & so on)

This directly relates to its cost implications. To be honest, to shell down minimum of Rs 5 - 6K per month for a student is quite difficult on a monthly basis, at-least I couldn't afford it then. But that doesn't stop us from utilizing our money for a good diet. Trust me about 10 years back, we were able to consume about 250gms of protein from natural wholesome diet.

1. Eggs - 25 Whites - about 90gms protein

2. Meat (Chicken/ Mutton/ veal/Beef/ Fish) - 400 gms - about 100 gms protein

3. Milk - 1 Liter - about 40 Gms protein

Vola, this is sufficient for a 100 kilo bodybuilder to make up for his diet. And this would cost per day about

Eggs: 25 eggs @ 50 RS400gms Veal @ 50 Rs1 Liter Milk @ 15 RSSo at about 3500RS all is done for 200gms of protein requirements. Then when you are about 2 years into body building and have gained solid base from lifting, supplements help to go beyond.

Supplements are really handy when you are working, at-least you guys don't have to carry egg white in bottles.

Train Hard, Hog well & Rest, these are the best training years of your life, enjoy them & happy growing.

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Paul Holtz 8 years ago

Natural food resources are the best form of protein supplements. The article has plenty of examples of natural body building supplements. I would also recommend that there are so many types protein supplements but natural one is the best of all. That the article is very finely explained the need of body building supplements. The images in the article elaborate the results of natural body building supplements. Its a great hub. Thanks for the hub.


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soni2006 8 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks Mr. Holtz for visiting and providing your views on this hub.


drobertson 7 years ago

I have been searching for articles about bodybuilding supplements and protein supplements as well. I find this article very appealing and informative because it has lots of examples and easy-to-follow steps in building a leaner and fitter physique. I've also read some reviews at www.supplementmania.com that these products should contain more natural substances in order to have a better and safer experience with less withdrawal symptoms in the future.

Many thanks for the hub, I really enjoyed and learned from it.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks drobertson for review of this hub. Yes I have tried over here to explain some things on bodybuilding supplements which are rare and different so I think that's why I have a lot of visitors on this hub.


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ajayrocks 7 years ago

One thing which i want to ask you (but dont think it as a challenge )I am the exception of your diet points cause whatever you said i am still having them since last 8 years but still i look like thinner than an average body Why?

Here is my diet:

1)In morning before going to college on 5.30 clock

a glass of milk with Roti & ghee

2)on 9.30 My favorite Idli dosa

3)on 2.00 Chole parathe approx 1 plate

4)On 5'o clock in evening My lunch given my mom

5)on 9'0 clock my dinner

6)on 11'o clok I drink again milk with almond & chashew & i have to drink it because of my mom~!

I dont know why do i look thin?Please tell me?


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ghomefitness 7 years ago from Chicago,IL

Very good info as usual. Your hubs are very well researched.


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soni2006 7 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks a lot friend for giving your opinion.


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joecseko 6 years ago from New York, USA, Earth

Soni, you know how much I respect you and your writing. If I may, I just wanted to argue against the use of soy as a source of protein for men. Soy is rich in phytoestrogen. While research isn't altogether conclusive, these plant estrogens may have an antagonistic relationship with testosterone. The Shaolin monks use soy to help devirilize themselves.

Other than that, as always, you've written a very informative article.


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks a lot joecseko for your respect to my articles. I respect you also for that. I have searched for soy according to your ideas and thinking and found that some of your statements are correct. I appreciate your feedback. Yes, soy is rich in phytoestrogen and this can be related to testosterone to some extent but when I again researched for soy as a source of protein, I found out many articles which are against soy as a protein and many which say that soy is rich in protein. One example is this news article which reveals some amazing facts about soya: http://www.thefactsaboutfitness.com/news/soya.htm

Speaking about the country where I live in, i.e., India, people basically use soya: Here is a link to an assessment of India soy protein market: http://ideas.repec.org/p/ags/saeaed/6796.html

After going through the above report, it is for sure that in India, people use soya as a protein and especially bodybuilders and weight trainers consume soya supplements for their protein needs.


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joecseko 6 years ago from New York, USA, Earth

Soni, that is one more reason why I have great respect for you. Based on my comment, you did the research. Now I have new material to read. Thank you, sir.


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

It's my pleasure joecseko. Research will never stop. Thanks a lot for being such a nice person to show me ways.


BRAM2002 6 years ago

Nutrition is important for any bodybuilder


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soni2006 6 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Yes, it is Bram2002. Thanks for your commment.


hit training 6 years ago

Great Hub. Soy is a great source of protein in the Indian scenario as most of the population is vegetarian apart from pro bodybuilders, weightlifters and wrestlers Soy is a favorite with majority of the population.


Health Store 6 years ago

I agree with one of the people who commented here natural is always better than synthetic, very nice hub Soni very well researched and well structured, also thanks hit training for sharing your info regarding soy best regards to all


charan  5 years ago

hello sir i need to build leanmuscle tell me some supplements


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soni2006 5 years ago from New Delhi, India Author

Thanks a lot hit training health store and charan for your comments. Soy is of course an excellent source of protein for vegetarians, but as I am a nonvegetarian, I love chicken and eggs.


abdul mannan 5 years ago

sir i am start going to gym and my age is 16 years. it is right that i am going gym. many peoples said your age is less you dont have to go gym. so what can i do.


aamir 5 years ago

i want to protein for bodybuilding pls give me same suggesion for protien


Aj 5 years ago

i m approx 18 year old and i m nt too much healthy so plzz suggest me the body building supplement ... I have smart face cut but no healthy body...... So plzz tell me the name of the body supplement powder or tablet with price and side effect if any....thnq


amit rao 5 years ago

sir

my name is amit rao.and my age is 20 year old.i want to healthy bod......so plz tell me the name of body powder.


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