If your looking to get bigger and stronger supplements can help you add the extra nutrition needed to your diet to give you a good boost and can sometimes help you grow muscle or loose weight much faster.

Below are my 5 recommended supplements. These could be looked at as the staples of the supplement world and have been proven to give a great boost to results if taken correctly in combination with a good diet.

What are the best supplements for building muscle?

Protein shake

The protein shake is hands down the most popular supplement. A protein shake is an easy and affordable way to add the extra protein needed to build muscles into our diets. There’s so many different types of protein shakes available today. For more information about protein shakes and how to choose the right one for you. Click here


Creatine is a very popular supplement for weight training and sports. If taken correctly, It’s been scientifically proven to increase the bodies ability to produce energy, allowing you to train harder and faster. To learn more about creatine I’ve got a dedicated page, click here.


If your every struggling for motivation or feeling too tired to hit the weights then a pre-workout powder is a quick and easy way to get fast and effective energy. To learn more about pre-workouts Click here.

Weight gain shake

If your naturally skinny and are struggling to put on muscle then the weight gain shake is going to most likely be just what your looking for. The weight gain shakes mix and work just like the protein shakes, except they come packed with high amounts of calories and extra nutrition.
If your what’s called a ‘hard-gainer’ your going to need to add extra calories into your diet and this is the easiest way to do it. People sometimes worry about putting on fat when using weight gain shakes. It’s easily possible to stay lean and put on good quality muscle with a weight gain shake but you need to be careful you use the right one. Some companies pack there shakes with lot’s of bad calories and sugar. Click here to see how to find the right weight gain shake. I will also share with you the shakes I’ve used and highly recommend that have been brilliant for staying lean and gaining muscle.


Branch Chain Amino Acids are another popular sports supplement. They are put together from three essential amino acids. Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. To learn more about BCAAS’s and how they can help you Click here.