Where we tack all our yarns on Supplements, Ingredients, Biology, and any other banter that accumulates in our humble Cave.
December 10, 2021 2 min read
Coming in for Episode 2 of The (returned) Cave Supplement podcast, we (Lloyd from Aussie Cave, and Thomas representing New Zealand's Cave) talk supplementation for testosterone support, with a focus on the two herbs Fadogia Agrestis and Tongkat Ali (aka. Longjack).
Brought to you in a casual, "here were my findings" way combined with discussion and our own anecdotal experiences, this chat was engorged with juicy information and many questions raised. We talk about balls and wood a lot, so do be warned.
November 23, 2021 1 min read
The Cave Session Podcast returns with our Aussie team, Bossman Lloyd and longtime Cave-Slave Harry diving deep into the recently trending muscle building compounds Ecdysterone and Turkesterone.
These age old ingredients have been making headlines on the back of Andrew Huberman's JRE appearance and Derrick from More Plates More Dates talking up the science (and his products).
But do they really work and are you getting an effective dose in your supplement to do something? Lets take a hard honest and informed look together.
September 30, 2021 2 min read
In the second instalment of Making Synapses we discuss Caffeine, its Historical use, Pharmacology of Caffeine - including what your body does with caffeine, and what caffeine does to your body. Following this, we talk tolerance and withdrawal considerations, then finishing off with some Day-to-Day chat and tips for using caffeine effectively as a tool in life and preventing dependency.
August 30, 2021 1 min read
In the inaugural episode of Making Synapses we discuss different carbohydrates and their impacts on cognitive factors including mood, motivation and energy through the lens of biochemical changes, specifically talking the neurotransmitters and hormones: serotonin, dopamine, cortisol, and insulin.
June 03, 2021 6 min read
May 21, 2021 4 min read
More and more we're finding Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) production to be a key point of discussion for both the fitness and biohacking crowds. It's always a welcome topic of question for us in store, and for good reason given ATP's importance to all aspects of human performance and even just being alive, affecting everyone in everyone waking or sleeping second.
So with this in mind, we've prepared the following article to help establish the basics of: what ATP is; the function of ATP; how ATP production is regulated; and what you can do to increase your own ATP production.
May 01, 2020 9 min read 1 Comment
We get it, you've actually taken a look at the back of a supplements label for once and thought ... What in the bloody dickens are these ingredients? At the moment its feeling like a new "innovative patent-pending" ingredient breaking the market every other week, and it sure is making for confusing label reading. But never fear mate, by the end of this article you'll be a library of knowledge on ActiGin®, so that'll be one less confusing ingredient!
April 22, 2020 5 min read
April 20, 2020 4 min read 1 Comment