November 12, 2013
Monkey Interviews up and coming MMA star Ashley Reece after his FCC lightweight clash against Martin Chester - a fight that has been billed as the best amateur fight in UK MMA history!
October 31, 2013
We spoke to our favourite Hungarian, Monkey Nutrition’s Eszter Pati, on the week of her win at the UKBFF. She gives us the lowdown on her busy training schedule and offers up some pearls of wisdom for anyone looking to get in shape.
October 16, 2013
Struggling to push on with your bench press numbers? The Professor, David Green, has some words of wisdom to get you back on an upward curve.
August 15, 2013
This is something taken from Dan John, who maps out five basic movements which everyone should do.
August 12, 2012
Carbohydrates are the most efficient nutritional source for the bodies energy requirements, converting to glucose much more freely than proteins and fats. Every single cell in the body utilizes glucose for fuel and most of this glucose (provided through the metabolism of carbs) is stored in skeletal muscle and the liver as glycogen. The rest is carried around in the bloodstream to supply your brain and other organs. When you exercise and your blood sugars drop the glycogen stores serve as a r...
March 14, 2012
INSULIN - 'THE ANABOLIC REGULATOR'
Insulin is quite possibly the most misunderstood hormone amongst strength athletes and this is due to its connection with carbohydrates. As you may already know, high levels of insulin promote fat synthesis and at the same time decrease the break down of the fat. However the degree to which insulin promotes fat storage, as well as carb storage and protein synthesis at any one time, depends on an individuals body state. This is all to do with the degre...
October 16, 2011
It is important to understand exactly what is occurring within your body during and after exercise and to address this accordingly. Once you do this the gains you seek to achieve will come thick and fast!
During exercise you lose vitamins and minerals and increase the adrenal production of the stress hormone Cortisol; leading to an increase in protein degradation (it eats your muscle!), a decrease in protein synthesis and a weakened immune system. In response to the stresses of intense exe...
September 25, 2011
Probably the best value for money in sports nutrition supplementation today, the Monkey Matrix Pak contains no less than 86 ingredients crucial to aiding recovery, conditioning and promoting overall good health.
With 500mg of Vitamin C, the Monkey Matrix Pak provides 833% RDA of this extremely powerful antioxidant, which is a key factor in amino acid metabolism. Vitamin C protects muscle cells from free radical damage, making it integral in both recovery and growth processes. Following ...
September 20, 2011
The most powerful muscle builder on the market; Monkey Dynamite blows the competition out of the water! Each Pack contains 11 tablets that in turn contain a potent mix of 41 essential ingredients! Amidst this unsurpassable list of vital muscle builders is IGF-1; the most important Growth Factor in the body! Studies show that IGF-1 has been shown to be much more powerful than Human Growth Hormone. In addition Monkey Dynamite contains the steroidal hormone DHEA, the powerful non-hormonal anab...
July 05, 2011
When purchasing a protein product it is important you understand what you are actually getting for your money. Most brands will blind you with science, putting emphasis on trade marked super protein complexes. This is all very well if they are going to give you a break down of these complexes, showing amounts for each ingredient, but they don't. The reason for this is because although the various protein combinations sound great, the relatively tiny amounts of each different prote...