So picture this: You decide that 2017 is your year to get those Demigod muscle forms that you have always wanted to have since time immemorial. You sign up to your local gym and start working your butt off and you notice your new friend in the gym, (you possibly won’t admit this to him, but you look at his biceps and say damn talk about #Goals) drinking some weird shake that you asked for. He told you that it helped him build his body even faster along with some other pills you can barely pronounce, let alone remember. You like to try new things out so a few hours later, you find yourself at the supplement store, looking at shelf after shelf of all these new bizarre labels that says muscle growth. Like a child in the candy store, you get excited and just roamed around reading one brand and one type of supplement after the other.

Now the next thing that comes to mind is, “What do I pick?”

So now you worry because you have no idea what to choose from the mighty great number of selections that you see. So what you do is Google some facts about muscle enhancers and you come across this article. Sweet deal, considering that we are going to help you find the most reliable pills for muscle gain.

I call this the man-milk; whey protein powder is one of the most common household supplements in the realm of bodybuilding  It comes from is the humble plasma-like substance found settled on top of milk protein curds during the cheese-making process. What they usually do in the past is to dispose this liquid, but when they found out that this is composed of the fastest digestible protein that the body can absorb, what used to be disposable material now became liquid gold, and for good reason. Whey protein is fast to consume, and easily absorbed by the body proteins so it really promotes gaining muscle mass. It has high BCAA content which also promotes healthy protein synthesis, perfect for triggering the body’s anabolic activities. Most importantly, it is proven to be effective.  A recent review article was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and it suggests that those bodybuilders that are using protein as supplement during extended resistance-type training enjoys a significantly more increase in strength and muscle mass, compared to than those who don’t. It’s so effective that gaining access to one is almost as easy as going to the supermarket, which is a plus point in convenience. It’s easy to use, convenient, and it works fast. Check the protein content of your brands though, as some have higher percentage than the other.

For a great energy boost especially when doing heavy lifting and high-intensity work, Creatine can be very helpful. What it does is it activates the body’s energy reserves for an easier access in using it. It also helps in the muscles ability to store glycogen, a form of carbohydrate that is used by the body for anaerobic activities. In turn, it allows the body to be in a state where muscle growth is promoted, meaning leaner muscle development.

If you are looking for a healthier alternative, Tongkat Ali might be a great supplement for you. Known initially for its potent effects with men’s sexual enhancement, this type of ginseng also helps you shed unnecessary fat and promote muscle gain. This wondrous herb helps in increasing testosterone level in the body. It also helps in decreasing cortisol levels in the body. When it does, the body goes into the perfect state for anabolism – burns that unnecessary fat and promotes lean muscle growth. Tongkat Ali also helpful in alleviating chronic stress and fatigue, which can help your recovery phases be a little faster.

Supplements are a great and a convenient way to make sure that you are able to maximize the muscle gain without taking too much time. However, we must remember that these supplements can only do so much in helping you gain that weight and get that body you have always wanted. Proper diet, and the right exercise is still key for a sure way to gain lean muscle.