BURNING FAT/LOSING WEIGHT: Caloric deficit is the only way to burn fat/lose weight. These products help you do that.
Advocare 24-Day Challenge Bundle: Hands down, one of the best systems for jumpstarting weight-loss and developing healthy habits. It’s foolproof.
Thermoplus: Stimulant free (caffeine, ephedrine, etc.) fat-burner/metabolism booster.
RED BURNER: Probably the greatest legal fat burning supplement on Earth. Use this to get really shredded (below 10% bf).
PROTEIN: Food>supplements, but sometimes, you just need a protein shake.
True Nutrition Custom: Most protein powders are garbage and packed with do-nothing fillers. True Nutrition allows you to customize what type of protein (hemp, pea, beef, whey, whey-isolate, egg-white, casein) you have, and in varying percentages: you can do an 80% pea and 20% whey, or virtually any other combo, if you so choose. You can vary flavor intensity, and add BCAAs, collagen, energy-boosters, and pretty much anything else you want (including carb-sources), and get as many pounds as you want. It comes out to be cheaper than most brand name protein blends, and given the quality and purity of blend, a pricelessly better value. If you’re set on protein powder, this is the only one I’d recommend.(non-affiliate)
BUILDING MUSCLE: Nothing beats eating whole foods, but sometimes, you need to feel like you’re doing something extra for yourself.
PRE-WORKOUT: open your veins for gains
NECESSARY: Fish oil. Go without it at your own risk, but it’s basically the fountain of youth. In high enough doses, reverses disease (says Charles Poliquin) and also keeps joints and everything else well-oiled.
TRAINING GEAR: Don’t lift in running shoes. You’ll screw up your body and your lifts.
BOOKS: Feed your mind
“Atlas Shrugged” and “The Fountainhead”: If you enjoy training/pushing yourself and carving your own path, you will really like these books.
“Siddhartha” by Herman Hesse: If you’ve ever felt like an outsider and didn’t know why and then searched for meaning, you will enjoy this book.
The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics): Probably the manliest tale ever told.
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage: Read this if you liked Siddartha.