Diet and Nutrition

  • Vitamin D and Muscle Damage

    The benefits of Vitamin D are gaining some notoriety – more people are aware than Vitamin D deficiency is common and of the critical role Vitamin D plays in bone health. However, Vitamin D has a whole host of benefits. A recent study on Rats found that Vitamin D may reduce muscle damage and inflammation. […]

  • The best supplements to use for Crossfitters

    CrossFit has really blown up in popularity over the past three years or so. Whether you’re an average gym goer looking to get into better shape or an elite athlete, CrossFit promotes a single training philosophy, and that is one of hard work! Many of CrossFit’s workouts will tax multiple energy systems and have been […]

  • The Diet Revolution

    Revolution is a strong word, with strong connotations: Revolutionise: Change radically; make different; cause a transformation. The question that has to be asked before embarking on a dietary revolution is why are you doing it? Are you lacking in strength and power?  Are you carrying too much extra cushioning? Or are you simply aspiring for […]

  • Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

    Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil: Coconut oil is extracted from the kernel or meat of fresh and matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. BULK POWDERS™ use the extra virgin grade oil which is obtained naturally and not leached, deodorised or refined, which leads to modification of the oil. What is Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil? BULK POWDERS™ Organic […]

  • Sports Supplements Infographic

    We know a lot of you find sports supplements confusing.  And we’ve tried to simplify it.  Using all the queries sent to our customer service team over the last 12 months, we have devised an infographic covering 90% of the questions we are regularly asked. This guide includes an overview of some of our more […]

  • Rhodiola Rosea powder (4% Rosavins)

    What is Rhodiola Rosea (4% Rosavins)? Rhodiola Rosea, also known as Golden Root, Arctic Root, Rose Root, Russian Rhodiola and Aaron’s Rod originates from Siberia and Northwestern China and grows in the colder climates around the world. It is considered an adaptogen, meaning this natural plant source helps our bodies adapt to internal or external environmental stresses, and […]

  • Montmorency Tart Cherry Extract

    What are Montmorency Tart Cherries? These light coloured red fruits grow on Montmorency trees mainly in the USA. They have previously been researched for argobiological studies but more recently for their health benefits and interesting link to sports nutrition. What do they do? Recovery: As you know, recovery is critical to sports performance and needs […]

  • BULK POWDERS™ Interview

    In January we had the opportunity to film at BKK Fighters in Colchester with professional Thai fighter Stuart Barlegs. We spoke to Stuart about the demands of his training, the importance of nutrition to his success, and the use of sports supplements to aid his performance and recovery.   Stuart supplements this diet with a […]

  • Creatine Ethyl Ester Review

    Creatine, in it’s purest form, is the most popular sports supplement on the market, second only to Whey Protein. It’s performance benefits are widely reported, leading to its adoption by many athletes as their preferred form of supplementation, and it’s clear to see the reasons why.   Creatine is the fuel source for the energy […]

  • HMB

    In the second of our series, we look at another supplement that not everyone is familiar with. This month, we focus on HMB. For experienced sports nutrition users, HMB is nothing new. If you’re new to sports nutrition, you may have heard of HMB, but not be overly familiar with its benefits. HMB is an […]