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Advanced Cellular Regeneration

Energy, endurance, and recovery. These are some common words that come to mind when looking to improve training and athletic performance. Anytime you can simultaneously support natural energy and a reduction in muscle damage from exercise, that might peak your interest. Senactiv® is a proven ingredient shown to support muscle energy and regeneration by boosting citrate synthase activity, clearing senescent cells from exercised muscles, and reducing inflammation due to high intensity exercise. It is a 100% natural compound from the ingredient manufacturer NuLiv Science composed of two highly purified and fractionated extracts from Panax notoginseng and Rosa roxburghii.  Senactiv is backed by over 10 years of research and has the performance to really back it up. It has been shown to increase...

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Stack3D.com "Soul continues its impressive formulating in its packed out superfood supplement"

Stack3D.com caught a preview of our new superfood supplement Essence Active Greens and this is what they had to say: "The up-and-coming and well-put-together performance brand Soul Performance Nutrition has shared the formula behind the product it teased in August with Essence Active Greens. It is the brand’s debut in the superfood category that we were expecting a strong combination of ingredients from, purely because that’s what you get in Soul’s only other supplement, Electrolyte Endurance Powder. Soul Performance Nutrition has definitely filled out its second product, as suspected, packing Essence Active Greens full of several well-dosed ingredients, making for a very comprehensive supplement. You can see the full facts panel for the product in the image below, with a...

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The centuries old herbal tonic

If you could name any ingredient that has stood the test of time one of them would have to be green tea. It has been around for centuries and is known globally for its potential health benefits.  Green tea contains of a number of bioactive compounds including catechins and polyphenols. Increases in antioxidant capacity have been shown following the consumption of tea and green tea catechins. This can have a positive effect on oxidative stress and oxidative DNA damage as they can be scavengers reactive oxygen species. Among the many beneficial compounds in green tea the most mentioned catechin is epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Green tea and EGCG have been studied for its ability to suppress the expression of some inflammation related...

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The endurance adaptogen

Some plants, mushrooms, herbs, and botanicals have been used thorough history to support a reduction in stress, anxiety, fatigue and boost endurance, mental performance, and immunity. They are now popularly known as adaptogens. One adaptogen known to support stamina and endurance is cordyceps mushrooms. Cordyceps originate in mountains regions of China and Tibet and other East Asia countries. Cordyceps contain many micronutrients but the bioactive phytonutrient compounds in contained in cordyceps is where their benefits are derived. Like some other mushrooms they are high in beta-glucan polysaccharides, they also contain the compound cordycepin.  Cordycepin is structurally similar to adenosine and seems to act as an analogue. This explains why cordyceps are known for endurance. Studies have shown they increase cellular energy...

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The multi-benefit algae

One of the "big three" greens, chlorella is a nutrient dense algae that grows in freshwater sources. Like other algae it has many health benefits but with its hard cell wall it cannot be digested. Look for "cracked cell" sources for the best absorption and access to all its benefits. Chlorella has an impressive nutrient profile and is full of protein, antioxidants, vitamin C, B9, B12, and a trace amount of minerals like, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, copper, and magnesium. With its diverse nutrient profile chlorella could have immune system support benefits. Some studies have shown an increase in the production of antibodies and an increase in natural killer cell activity when consuming chlorella.  One of chlorella's most interesting characteristics...

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