Summer Fit: Supplement Tips for Achieving a Set Body

There are several supplements on the market that can help you lose fat, so you get the definite body you want. Whether it is through increased metabolism, whether through increased use of fat as a source of energy, or through a “block” in the formation or filling of fat cells … the trick here is to know which products will give you the best results!

Here’s a summary of some products you can try to improve the results you’re already getting and find out why they’re effective.

5 useful supplements to get a definite body

Green tea

Green tea to get a body setGreen tea contains substances called polyphenols that are responsible for a number of benefits to your health, namely Epigallocatechin Galate, or EGCG.

This compound helps you to lose weight, because EGCG helps you to increase fat oxidation, that is, to use fat as a source of energy , and to increase insulin sensitivity, which means that your pancreas does not you need to release so much insulin to ensure good absorption of nutrients by the cells.

In addition, some studies also point to a lower absorption of Carbohydrate (30% less) when ingested together with 4g of Green Tea extract [1] and less post-workout muscle pain [2], which will help to increase the intensity of the following workouts and, with this, to guarantee even better results!

The beneficial effects of EGCG on loss of fat mass are clear at doses between 400 and 500mg of EGCG. Typical green tea extract supplements usually have a concentration in EGCG of 50%, so you will have to take twice as much to get the 400-500mg of EGCG. These effects are clear for people with high caffeine sensitivity or who are not accustomed to ingesting it.

Try the Green Tea Giga Caps from ESN to get 550mg of EGCG in each capsule.

Caffeine

Caffeine - Lose Fat and Set the BodyCaffeine is a powerful stimulant that acts on and inhibits adenosine receptors. Given that this causes sedation and relaxation, caffeine, by prohibiting its action, induces a state of alertness and wakefulness.

This greater alertness and wakefulness will allow you to do more intense and prolonged workouts and, with that, to guarantee better results.

To be more specific, caffeine boosts your anaerobic and aerobic performance, muscle power, fat oxidation, testosterone levels, metabolism, and even decreases your subjective perception of effort, that is, whether you are feeling a lot or little tired – all these effects are your friends in the fight against fat because you will increase your caloric expenditure, not only during your training but also throughout your day!

The doses of caffeine will greatly depend on the person’s tolerance to this substance. What I advise you to do is to try different doses of caffeine, starting from a lower level (100mg) to a higher level (500mg, for example). Researchers often advise doses between 4-6mg / kg body weight.

You can try Prozis Caffeine (200mg). Alternatively, you can always turn to traditional coffee. Try the Prozis – Coffea Arabica coffee capsules from Honduras or Colombia.

If you are very used to caffeine, the effects may be less noticeable. If you want to benefit from these effects again, try reducing or even stopping your caffeine intake for 1 month.

Acetyl L-Carnitine

Acetyl L-Carnitine for a defined bodyCarnitine is an amino acid that our body can create from lysine and methionine, and the deposit of this amino acid is made almost entirely in muscle tissue.

This amino acid is responsible for the transport of the fatty acids to the mitochondria, where the fat is oxidized and the energy is thus produced. By stimulating the oxidation of existing fatand preventing its accumulation, carnitine is a common supplement for the loss of fat mass .

Some studies also point to an increase in insulin sensitivity and a reduction in fatigue and lactic acid production. All these aspects help you to do more effective workouts. In addition, carnitine also helps in reducing muscle damage, as some studies have concluded that the biological markers of muscle damage were reduced when there was carnitine supplementation.

To increase the effectiveness of this supplement, try Acetyl-L-Carnitine, from XCore.

Glucomannan – Konjac Fiber

Glucomannan to help define the bodyGlucomannan is a fiber extracted from the roots of elephant yam which has been increasingly used in fat mass loss regimes by facilitating the maintenance of the feeling of satiety.

Being a water-soluble fiber, the combination of the two helps in the formation of a gelatinous mass that fills space in the stomach and helps prevent excessive intake of food . In addition, the whole digestive process slows down with this mixture, which helps in maintaining satiety for longer.

Try to take Prozis Glucomannan about 30/45 minutes before meals with 2 glasses of water so that the gelatinous mass builds up and start to take effect immediately.

Chitosan

Chitosan + Vitamin C to lose weight and set the bodyChitosan is a polysaccharide derived from chitin, which is present in the exoskeleton of crustaceans. The “secret” of its functioning is in the combination of this compound with fats, which results in a gelatinous substance that is not absorbed by your body. Thus, the fats you eat will be absorbed by this compound, not getting absorbed by your body, facilitating the loss of fat mass . This effect was verified by a meta-analysis performed on this supplement [3].

You can try the combination of Chitosan with Vitamin C, since this can increase the action of the first in the absorption of fats. Prozis has developed a product for this purpose – Chitosan & Vitamin C 580mg – 90 capsules.

Try taking 1 capsule about 30 minutes before large meals, but do not exceed 3 capsules daily.

Tips and timings for taking supplements

These are some of the products that I consider more relevant for those looking to lose fat mass, ie increase muscle definition.

You should always take into account the specific recommendations for ingestion of each of these products. Some of them should be taken before meals – such as Glucomannan or Chitosan – and others should be taken before training – such as Caffeine, Green Tea extract or Carnitine.

In addition, it may be worth dividing the shots at different times of the day, depending on the recommended daily dose of each of them. To ensure that you are doing the indicated, consult the recommendations of each of the products on the Prozis website.

Regardless of the products you consider on your supplement list to help you lose fat, do not forget that the most important thing is always the diet you do – supplements are always extra help.

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