Video for Gymchat 235 - Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief (Kurtis Frank)

Can you improve focus & reduce stress with nutritional supplements?

Thanks again to everyone who watched and sent in questions for the discussion Gymchat 235 - Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief [with's own Kurtis Frank, joined by Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett] - much appreciated. If you haven't seen it yet (or simply want to go over a particular point again), here's the entire video.

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It was a great discussion. Josh and Kurtis discussed what does and how, who primarily takes ALCAR & why, basic properties of ALCAR, training-related benefits of ALCAR, differences between ALCAR and the various forms of L-Carnitine, dosages, role of ALCAR in fatty acid mobilisation, benefits of Rhodiola and how it works, use of the term 'adaptogens', recommended users of Rhodiola, fitness-related benefits of Rhodiola, benefits of Rhodiola for conditions such as PTSD, other supplements with similar benefits, more research they'd like to see on these particular supplements; and a whole lot more. If you're ready to find out how Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief works and can make a real difference, make sure you watch this one.

The Supplements Discussed

There were a number of supplements mentioned in the discussion, with the main ones being :

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Gymchat 235 - Supplementation for Focus & Stress Relief (Kurtis Frank).Kurtis Frank. Photo by Kira Beriault.Is it possible to improve mental focus or reduce stress with nutritional supplements? There have been a number of claims surrounding these areas - particularly concerning both Rhodiola Rosea and Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR). This week we'll be examining these two in detail; discussing exactly what works (and the research surrounding it) and what doesn't. Helping us uncover this fascinating topic is's own Kurtis Frank, joined by Personal Trainer (and Strength Athlete) Josh Hewett. Fantastic. If you've got questions/comments for Kurtis or Josh, just swing by the event page for this Gymchat. And if you'd like to point your friends/colleagues to the discussion, just use the 'share' button at the top of that page. The more the merrier.
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