The Complete List of Recommended Supplements
From Our Post-Workout Supplementation Guide
Written by Calvin Sun

If you’ve read our guide on post-workout supplementation, you know that I cover a variety of protocols to help optimize repletion, repair, and recovery for a variety of goals. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of all the products I suggest taking for any of the given protocols in the book. Bookmark this page as we’ll update it in the future with new product recommendations and additional supplements we think might help you perform your best.

Protein Powders

NOW Foods Whey Protein Isolate

Thorne Research Whey Protein Isolate

Optimum Nutrition Hydro Whey

Vega Sport Performance Protein (plant-based)


Optimum Nutrition Creatine Monohydrate

BulkSupplements Creatine Monohydrate

Thorne Research Creatine Monohydrate

BulkSupplements Pure Creatine HCL


Thorne Amino Complex

Scivation Xtend

BulkSupplements Pure BCAA Powder (unflavored)

BulkSupplements Pure L-Leucine Powder


Great Lakes Hydrolyzed Collagen

Sports Research Collagen Peptides


NOW Foods L-Glutamine

BulkSupplements Glutamine

Carbohydrate Powders

NOW Foods Dextrose Powder

NOW Foods Maltodextrin

Thorne Carb Fuel


Sleep Supplements

Thorne Research Glycine (1 gram capsules)

NOW Foods Glycine (powder)

Natural Vitality Calm Magnesium Citrate (powder)

Thorne Research Magnesium Citrate (135mg capsules)

NOW Foods GABA (500mg capsules)

Thorne Research L-Theanine (200mg capsules)

Soothing Caramel Bedtime Tea by Yogi Teas

Pre-Workout Supplements

NOW Foods Alpha-GPC

NOW Foods Acetyl-L-Carnitine

NOW Foods Beta-Alanine

Confused on how to put these supplements together for your goals? Check out our book, “Post-Workout Supplementation: An Evidence-Based Guide To Enhance Performance and Optimize Recovery”. Now also available on Amazon Kindle!

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I totally agree with this list. My favorite one is creatine.
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