top sports nutrition supplements scotland

#1 CREATINE MONOHYDRATE

Creatine is the most thoroughly researched and best selling sports supplement on the market. It helps with muscle recovery, strength gains and water retention.

Ideal dosage: 3-5g/day

#2 OMEGA 3

Omega 3 is an essential supplement for joint health, muscle recovery and cardiac efficiency. It can be found in fatty foods like fish, nuts, avocado, chia seeds, or concentrated in softgel supplements.

Ideal dosage: 2-4g/day

#3 COENZYME Q10

CoQ10 helps with muscle recovery and endurance in intense strength training sessions by reducing oxidative stress in muscles.

Ideal dosage: 1200mg/day

#4 L-GLUTAMINE

Glutamine supplies are depleted during exercise, reducing muscular performance and endurance. Supplementing glutamine will help muscles perform better and recover faster, and also help to protect the immune system from the effects of overtraining.

Ideal dosage: 5-10g/day

#5 GLUCOSAMINE

Glucosamine is an essential component in the production of cartilage which makes it a great supplement for joint health and protection when lifting heavy weights for extended periods.

Ideal dosage: 1500mg/day

About the author : Sam Henderson

I am a Dundee-based personal trainer who loves lifting weights and guiding people through their fitness journey. I'm an ameteur strength athlete and compete in the 74 kg class of the International Powerlifting Federation.

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