When it comes to burning fat sometimes diet and exercise just aren’t quite enough, especially for those looking do it as fast as possible. Fat burning supplements are specially designed nutritional supplements that give your body that extra boost in shifting unwanted body fat, to help you achieve the goals and physique you are after.
Fat burners come in a variety of forms that target different aspects of fat metabolism. Easily the most popular form are the thermogenic fat burners, which are designed to speed up the body’s metabolism so that uses up considerably more energy even when doing normal activities. When combined with a calorie deficit, this will lead to fat stores being used for energy much more rapidly. Most fat burners also contain ingredients that act as effective appetite suppressants to combat that constant feeling of hunger that often accompanies calorie restricted diets, making the process a little easier not just on your body but also on your mind.
However, it must be remembered that fat burners only provide a boost to your fat loss potential. They will not work alone and must be combined with a healthy calorie controlled diet for you to obtain the greatest benefit from them. This article will list 10 of the best and most popular fat burners available here from CSN.
Anabolic Designs Shredabull
Anabolic Designs is one of the most respected bodybuilding and supplements out there, renowned for producing some of the most effective products of the market. Shredabull lives up to this reputation and is one of the most complete all in one fat burning products on the market. Shredabull contains powerful ingredients to greatly enhance thermogenesis by synergistically stimulating the thyroid gland and boosting resting metabolic rate. Shredabull also contains a powerful Neuro Zone matrix to boost exercise performance, cognitive function, and reduce fatigue without the jitters and harsh crashes experienced by most stimulants. Shredabull work combines numerous ingredients to form a two pronged assault of growth hormone release and cortisol suppression, to hammer catabolism and those fat stores into submission.
MusclePharm Shred Matrix
Shred Matrix from MusclePharm is a powerful 8 stage fat burning supplement. Stages 1 and 2 uses ingredients such as caffeine, guarana and cayenne pepper to increase the body’s energy production and metabolism, and to tap into those fat stores for the fuel for exercise on a low calorie diet. Stages 3 and 4 focuses on preventing those hunger pangs getting the better of you, and suppressing your appetite on those lower calorie diets. Stage 5 of Shred Matrix uses gingseng and 5-HTP to promote natural serotonin release to enhance positive mood and well being. Stage 6 is all about combating fatigue by providing you with razor sharp focus and mental support, but without the jitters. On low calorie diets sometimes that extra little boost of energy can be all you need to get you through the day without feeling drained and lethargic. Stage 7 uses potent ingredients actively target and eliminate excess water, to give you dry and lean look. Finally, Stage 8 provides you with all the digestive enzymes and nutrients to maximise the efficiency of your digestion and absorption. Shred Matrix really is the ultimate all-in-one fat burner.
Arnold Swarzenegger Series Iron Cuts
Iron Cuts hails from a series of products inspired by and with the input of the big man himself. Iron Cuts is a 3 in 1 fat metabolizing and cutting formula that contains precise ratios of active ingredients. Iron cuts works by supporting optimal levels of testosterone, whilst simultaneously limiting the negative effects of oestrogen and cortisol. Effectively controlling these important ingredients leads to a much harder, dryer and leaner look. As well as providing you with the optimal hormonal environment for maintaining muscle mass and burning fat, Iron Cuts also utilizes other powerful fat burning ingredients such carnitine L-tartrate, green tea extract, ginseng root and N-actyle-L-tyrosine. These ingredients will maximize your body’s ability to preferentially use fat as a fuel source.
Thermoxyn is specifically designed to give you an unrivalled edge in fat burning potential. It is one of the strongest and most concentrated fat burning products currently on the market. Thermoxyn contains a potent energy blend in the form of caffeine and theacrine, a powerful new stimulant that is very difficult to build a tolerance too, to give you the mental focus and energy to function effectively even on a calorie deficit. Thermoxyn contains two ingredients to maximize theromgenesis and lipolysis, and inhibit the body’s storage of excess calories as fat stores. Thermoxyn utilizes Lemon Verbana to preserve and protect mass during a calorie restricted diet. Preventing muscle loss is extremely beneficial when trying to burn fat, as more muscle = more calories burnt. The standard function that all fat burners provide is to increase your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), this is the rate at which your body burns calories in order to just survive. Ingredients in Thermoxyn are designed to rapidly increase this rate so that you are using more calories all the time.
Warrior Blaze Reborn
Warrior Blaze Reborn is the re-imagination of the extremely popular Warrior Blaze. Warrior Blaze Reborn is an extremely potent product that utilizes high levels of stimulants to rapidly boost metabolic rate and thermogenesis. These include caffeine, bitter orange peel, and l-tyrosine. However, Warrior Blaze Reborn doesn’t just totally rely on stimulants, it also provides effective ingredients that assist with marconutrient metabolism and blood glucose maintenance. Chromium, l-carnitine and a bioavailability catalyst are research proven to perform these roles. Finally, Warrior Blaze Reborn contains an amino acid compound called 5-HTP, which promotes the release of serotonin in the brain to enhance your mood, even when you are in a large calorie deficit.
Cobra Labs The Ripper
The Ripper by Cobra Labs is a full strength fat burning product, which gives an energy boost comparable to any pre workout. Those of you who have tried The Curse from Cobra Labs will know just how potent their products are, and The Ripper is no different. The Ripper contains numerous research proven ingredients to boost fat metabolism and energy production including, caffeine, acetyl l-carnitine, chromium, green tea and green coffee extract. The Ripper splits its ingredients into two main matrixes. The first one is a potent Extreme Muscle fuel complex to provide you with the energy to maintain your exercise intensity even for those times when in a major calorie deficit. The second complex is the Ripper Shred Matrix which is designed to mobilise fat stores to be used as energy, and to give the maximum fat loss benefit of your exercise. If you are after an extremely potent fat loss product that will flood you with energy, then The Ripper is a stand out choice.
Grenade Thermo Detonators
Grenade Thermo Detonators are one of the most, if not the most, popular fat burners for many years now. In fact, Thermo Detonators were awarded the European Diet and Weight Management product of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2015, and for good reason. Each serving provides a huge 500mg of green tea extract, 420mg of Bitter Orange Peel, and 225mg of caffeine. If you follow the advice and take two servings per day, you can see that this provides a massive fat burning boost. Grenade takes pride in not only using effective ingredients, but also in the quantities they need to truly be effective. This is unlike most companies who use these ingredients as a selling point, rather than to enhance their product’s effectiveness. Thermo Detonators will give you an excellent pre-workout boost of energy whenever you are feeling fatigued.
Reflex Thermo Fusion
Reflex has a reputation as a brand that provides some of the highest quality products on the market, and is easily one of the most popular brands here at CSN. They are renowned for the high quality and no BS of their products. Thermo Fusion continues this trend by providing not only the right and most effective ingredients, but also in the quantities they need to actually make the difference. Although not as “sexy” looking as some of the other products on the list, you would be hard pressed to find a product with a better ingredient profile. And what makes Thermo Fusion even better is that it is made in an Informed Sport Registered site, which is ideal for any drug tested athlete.
Ripped Fast is a powerful herbal fat burning product that makes an excellent alternative to ephedrine-based products that cause so many unwanted reactions. It is a balanced blend of thermogenics, lipotropics, energizers and diuretics to smash body fat levels and reduce unwanted water retention. Ripped fast contains the tried and tested fat burning ingredients such as caffeine, chromium, cayenne pepper and dandelion root. Here at CSN Ripped Fast is one of our most popular all round fat burners.
Animal is a brand known for being hardcore with a no nonsense maximum strength range of products. Animal Cuts is one of our go to products for a high strength fat burning formula is needed. It contains a huge 29 different active ingredients to hit all conceivable areas of fat burning from thyroid function, to insulin sensitivity, to water retention. Animal Cuts have you covered in all areas to boost the fat burning capabilities of even the most resistant individuals.
BSc Sports Biomedicine and Nutrition