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  • Grenade® Stim Free, COMING SOON!

    COMING SOON! A stimulant free version of everyone's favourite, trusted slimming aid, Thermo Detonator, has been formulated at Grenade® HQ! This is a great option alongside the existing range, as it offers an effective product for those who are hyper-sensitive...

  • Another Use for Glutamine?

    The amino acid glutamine has always been a big favourite of bodybuilders and some sportsmen, as it’s been implicated in cell volumisation, boosting growth hormone, immunity and other processes that are useful to active people. One thing it has never...

  • Push Ups for Pecs, Tris & Abs

    That’s right, abs too! As we all know, push ups are an excellent exercise that you can do just about anywhere. They work the chest and triceps and to a lesser extent, the shoulders. Put your feet up on an exercise ball or a chair and you can do inclines...

  • Get set for USN® B4-Burn!

    Get set for USN® B4-Burn – a pre-workout formula that’s designed JUST for women! With zero beta-alanine, there's no unpleasant 'pins and needles' of the face and ears side effect. Its zero sugar content, along with key ingredients to include...

  • Get Set for Six Nations: Supplement Stack Special!

    Ok, so you’re a professional rugby player (or just a guy who wants to maximise their strength, power, speed and endurance), what supplements do you take? Here’s the shortlist: 1. Protein - if your diet is really good and you get 5 good meals or...

  • Vitamin Pills: Just Say 'Yes'!

    These days, in the rush to get ratings or sell magazines, the media seems more willing to sacrifice balanced reporting in favour of controversy. Health, diet and exercise stories are among the topics about which the truth gets butchered more than most! One...

  • Dark Chocolate Increases Performance!

    Many Tropicana readers will have heard of the performance benefits of beet juice. It has this effect for the same reason as your pre-workout 'NO-booster' – because it increases nitric oxide, which improves blood flow and oxygen delivery to muscles,...

  • Take Care of Your Joints & be a Winter Sprinter!

    Running is a great exercise. Lower body toning, a reduction in body fat and cardiovascular conditioning are just some of the benefits associated with this popular and inexpensive exercise, but there are a couple of drawbacks. Whilst a cold, crisp and sunny...

  • Jingle All the Whey!

    USN® are launching a selection of BRAND NEW products, but there is a festive twist – all details remain top-secret (even to the Tropicana team!) until December! In eager anticipation, we tried to press USN to tell us more about the mystery line-up,...

  • Go GREEN!

    As a kid, when you’re mother told you to, “Eat your greens” she advised well; green vegetables deliver nutritional benefits that help to maintain a peak state of health. They’re especially valuable to those who are very active, owing...

  • Subscribe to our Tropicana YouTube Channel!

    We introduced our YouTube channel back in June, with the intention of bringing you a host of fitness, nutrition and supplement-related material that could support you in reaching your goals. Our videos include product reviews, brought to you by our resident...

  • Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

    Magnesium is involved in numerous biological processes, playing an integral role in energy metabolism, as well as muscle and nerve function. For those who are very active and train regularly, ensuring an adequate intake of this mineral is especially important....

  • Advice on Food Prep from Richard Elston

    When it comes to achieving the physique of your dreams, regardless of your goal, nutrition is paramount to your success. Being organised and ensuring your meals are planned out helps you to make the most of your time, leaving you to focus on your training....

  • More Fantastic New Products from Reflex®

    Following the recent launch of their new supplements including Digezyme® and Beta-Alanine, Reflex® are due to release a further two products in November: 100% Egg White Protein and HMB 500mg capsules. Egg white (albumin) has one of the highest...

  • NEW Products Available from USN!

    USN have launched two brand new products to assist you in reaching your goals. Firstly, the Diet Whey Meal Replacement Bar is the latest addition to their Weight Control Series. They’re designed to provide nutritional support in two ways: to replace...

  • NEW! The Isopure® range is Now Available via Tropicana Fitness!

    Isopure® is an award winning brand, renowned for its products which contain superior quality protein isolate. For more than thirty years, Isopure® have strived to perfect what they stand for – producing a protein that is void of impurities,...

  • Boost Your Immune System This Autumn

    The immune system is an intricate mechanism that helps to defend our body against infection and disease. Whilst taking steps to maintain its function makes perfect sense, there is a lot of misleading information out there, making it difficult to separate...

  • The Damaging Effects of Sugar

    Sugar is quite possibly the single, worst constituent of the modern, Western diet. Available in many forms – dextrose, fructose, sucrose and maltose are just some of the names you are likely to see in a list of ingredients on packaging. Generally, the...

  • Nutrient Timing – Increase Muscle & Reduce Body Fat

    It has long been considered an unreasonable goal, working towards gaining lean muscle mass and reducing body fat simultaneously. Whilst this can be undoubtedly challenging, it’s certainly not impossible. Making some adjustments to your training regimen...

  • LIMITED EDITION Raspberry Ripple Ultra Whey™ Review!

    We’re excited about the newest flavour of Sci-MX Ultra Whey™, Raspberry Ripple. At BodyPower Expo back in May of this year, Sci-MX gave attendees the chance to vote for their favourite flavour, with Chocolate Peanut Butter and Bannoffee as the...

  • COMING SOON! All NEW Flavour Carb Killa Bar!

    COMING SOON! Following on from the hugely popular Caramel Chaos Carb Killa Bar, comes a brand new flavour launch: Cookies ‘n’ Cream! When the original landed earlier this year, it literally flew off our shelves! The combination...

  • Plantastic Protein – Why it's Not Just For Vegans!

    Whey protein will always be the number one protein for building muscle, with its virtually perfect ratios of essential amino acids, but a new trend is the introduction of vegan proteins. Rice, pea and hemp proteins are all growing in popularity and they have...

  • Eat to Increase Energy

    We can all feel tired from time to time, but over a sustained period, fatigue can suppress the immune system, leaving you more prone to illness and a slower rate of healing/recovery. Proper nutrition can help to combat lethargy, as well as improve mood and...

  • NEW Brainwave, the Braintenance Drink™

    Look out for NEW Brainwave, the Braintenance Drink™, one of our latest product arrivals! This innovative soft drink is called such due to its unique blend of ingredients, designed to help increase mental focus whilst supporting well-being, without featuring...

  • Stay in Peak Health: Eat a Rainbow!

    Whenever possible, include fruit and vegetables in your diet that are deeply colourful, as this an indication of their phytonutrient content and thus, the potential health benefits they offer. Phytonutrients are a group of compounds that have been shown to...

  • Pull Ups – Best for Upper Body?

    If you were only allowed to do one exercise for upper body, what would it be? To answer this question, you would probably want to consider a movement that worked as many major upper body muscle groups as possible; something you can do just about anywhere...

  • Push Ups for Pecs, Triceps & Abs

    That's right, abs too! As we all know, push ups are an excellent exercise that you can do just about anywhere. They work the chest and triceps and to a lesser extent, the shoulders. Put your feet up on an exercise ball or a chair and you can do inclines to...

  • Nutrient Density Vs. Energy Density

    When planning meals, the terms nutrient density and energy density are often referred to. In the following article, we’re going to explain what these mean, so that you’re able to optimise your food intake, which will consequentially bring advantages...

  • Go Nuts!

    You’d be Nuts Not to Eat Nuts! It wasn’t that long ago that most health messages about nuts and seeds were negative. ‘They have too much fat and too many calories’ they’d say. This used to be based upon the simplistic and flawed...

  • A Simple Dessert Recipe Using Reflex Micellar Casein!

    Casein is perfect for consumption at night (it's often referred to as 'night time protein'), as it's digested over a gradual period of eight hours or more, providing a sustained release of amino acids. This helps to ensure that muscles receive adequate nutritional...

  • Debunking Muscle-Building Myths for Women!

    More recently, there has been a shift in the type of physique women are aspiring to achieve; a more toned, athletic look is becoming more favourable over the once sought after waif-like appearance. Lean muscle mass creates a sculpted and well-defined, yet...

  • Happy 35th Birthday, Tropicana Fitness!

    We’ve spent the week wrapping up what has been an exultant BodyPower Expo 2015, and a celebratory one at that. Our 35th Birthday has allowed us to reflect upon how we’ve grown as a company, and how we can continue do this over the coming years....

  • Cholesterol – Banishing Myths!

    Cholesterol is VASTLY misunderstood, and remains one of those topics that is met with a lot of negativity and bad press, but this is largely to do with assumptions that are made based on hearsay and inaccurate sources of information. So, what exactly is cholesterol?...

  • Go Nuts For Coconuts!

    What is it about coconut oil that warrants it being such a highly promoted foodstuff? The answer lies in its nutritional composition, with predominant focus on its fatty acid content. Coconut contains medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) which are metabolised...

  • USN Protein Mousse

    If you're looking for a treat that's sugar free and delivers 15g of protein per serving with an impressive amino acid profile, try USN Protein Mousse! This deluxe dessert option is available in three delicious flavours: Caffé Latte, Peach & Mango...

  • Lowering the Glycaemic Index (GI)

    The Glycaemic Index (GI) measures the rate at which carbohydrate foods are broken down into single glucose molecules and enter the bloodstream. For overall health and weight reduction purposes, following a low GI eating plan is advisable; when blood glucose...

  • PhD Nutrition BCAA Intra+ Now in Stock!

    Intra BCAA+ from PhD Nutrition is a unique and innovative branched-chain amino acid drink, formulated with coconut water powder, delivering over 7000mg of essential branched-chain amino acids per 15g serving, along with over 2600mg of l-glutamine, plus a...

  • Mutant ONE 'All-In-One' Now In Stock!

    ‘We are MUTANT’ - Leave Humanity Behind! MUTANT delivers experimental muscle building formula's that are designed to help you build freaky, mutated muscle. MUTANT MASS was the first to arm the Nation of MUTANTs with the world's #1 weight gaining...

  • Now Available! The World's First High Protein Coconut Water

    CocoPro, the world’s first high protein coconut water has landed at Tropicana Fitness. The drink combines 20 grams of whey protein (per 330ml serving) with the natural nutritional properties of coconut water to deliver muscle recovery and hydration...

  • 'Energy On The Go' with Acti-Snack

    Acti-Snack, a supercharged range of natural dried fruit, nut & seeds which combines health, nutrition and taste to help you meet your sports nutritional objectives, carbs for fuel, protein for recovery or a balance of proteins, fats & carbs for endurance....

  • Battle Oats – Gluten Free, On-the-Go Snacking Covered!

    Battle Oats are convenient on-the-go nutrition bars that taste awesome! Made with coconut oil and natural butter NOT palm oil and margarine like many others, Battle Oats are breaking the mould and making protein snacking healthier. Whether you’re a...

  • 7 top tips from sports nutritionist Matt Lovell

    Here are a few tips from sports nutritionist and brand ambassador for Kinetica Sports Matt Lovell, these should help keep any footballer on the straight and narrow in warmer climates. 1. Hydration and salts – higher temperatures mean our boys...

  • Grenade Hydra 6 Available Now!

    ULTRA PREMIUM - 50% WHEY ISOLATE / 50% MICELLAR CASEIN The First 50/50 Slow/Fast Protein Blend. Hydra 6™  has been formulated with the ultimate form of whey protein - Whey Protein Isolate – and the ultimate form of casein –...

  • NEW SMARTSHAKE COMING!

    We are very excited to be one of the first companies in Europe to stock the new Smartshake Slim. This revolutionary two compartment bottle is perfect for mixing whey, BCAAs and pre-workouts. The easy-to-grip Slim is great to use when running, on a cardio...

  • Muscle Mousse has Landed!

    Click here to buy! Not only does Muscle Mousse feature fantastic branding, the product itself is extremely credible. This delicious high protein mousse is perfect as a snack through the day and especially pre-bed due it's casein and whey proteins which have...

  • We're the Official Arnold Series™ Retailer!

    We are proud to announce that we will be stocking MusclePharm Arnold Series! Our first delivery is scheduled to arrive in February, the first products to land will be Iron Mass 2270g in Chocolate and Vanilla flavours, Iron Whey 908g and 2270g in Chocolate...

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