Taking supplements can provide additional nutrients when your diet is lacking.
During the winter, vitamin D supplements can help you avoid a deficiency and magnesium supplements can help activate the vitamin D in your body.
Many fitness fans look for help from supplements to help reach their workout goals.
Health shop Holland & Barrett recommend three of the best to add to your gym routine.
Vitamin and mineral supplements
Many muscle building supplements are formulated to work as hard as you do.
Precision Engineered Muscle & Size Gainer is just one of these. It utilises two quality carbohydrate sources and three protein sources (whey protein concentrate, milk protein concentrate & casein).
It contains high quality milk and egg protein and is nutritionally balanced with nine essential vitamins, six essential minerals and 1 amino acids.
The free and peptide bonded amino acids in this formula work synergistically with the branched chain aminos for maximum protein absorption and usage.
This combination of fast & slow absorbing proteins helps provide your body with a staggered supply of amino acids.
Zinc plays a role in growth, building and repair of muscle tissue, muscle strength and endurance.
Beth Morris Clinical Nutritionist at BioCare recommends L Glutamine Powder.
She said: “It is a natural amino acid which helps to retain more water in the muscle which is necessary for growth, repair and muscle building after exercise.
“This powder can be added to a protein shake after exercise.”
Protein shakes can help develop lean muscle mass, encourage fart loss, increase satiety, deliver essential nutrients and even improve metabolic activity.
Precision Engineered Muscle & Size Gainer is designed to aid muscle mass gains.
It combines three protein sources in the form of Whey Protein Concentrate, Milk Protein Concentrate & Casein.
This combination of fast and slow absorbing proteins helps provide your body with a staggered supply of amino acids.