Nootropics

August 13, 2016

Nootropics Giveaway

In this week’s podcast we explored the world of smart drugs with Nootropedia’s Mansal Denton and I’d like to announce a fun giveaway to the readers and listeners of The Trading Edge. If this week’s episode has sparked your curiosity around nootropics then enter for a chance to win a bottle of Luminate Focus (value $35 US).   Luminate Focus is an interesting pre-blended nootropic stack that blends together both the well known stack of CILTEP with caffeine and l-theanine (which we talked about on the podcast). Read more about Luminate Focus here. There are 2 simple steps to enter the giveaway and they are as follows: […]
August 8, 2016

Episode 29 – Exploring The World Of Smart Drugs With Mansal Denton

Listen to the Episode Below (01:02:13) Play / pause 1x 1.5x 2x 0:00 0:00 01:02:13 volume Episode 29 – Exploring The World Of Smart Drugs With Mansal Denton iTunesGoogle PlayShare Leave a ReviewClammr ItListen in a New WindowDownloadSoundCloudStitcherSubscribe on AndroidSubscribe via RSSLeave a ReviewSubscribe on Android Sign up for our weekly newsletter Stay up to date with the podcast, and get notified when the next podcast drops. Subscribe Summary In this week’s episode we are going to be exploring a rather esoteric topic in the domain of performance enhancement and that is the world of smart drugs. Now if you’ve […]
February 18, 2015

Creatine Isn’t Only for Athletes, Bro

Readers of The Trading Edge know that I strongly believe that trading well is akin to peak performance. However sustained peak performance is only available to us when there is a strong congruence between mind, body, and technique. In this guest post, guest contributor Mansal Denton, gives a new spin on one of the most popular and scientifically proven supplements – creatine. Mansal Denton is an avid biohacker and his new venture, Hyperion Strength, focuses on optimizing performance for both mind and body. Millions of athletes and bodybuilders take creatine as a supplement to get bigger, stronger, and perform better in athletics. […]
September 25, 2014

Review of AddieUP – Does the supplement with the provocative name live up to the hype?

Power Energy Focus All of us have probably heard of the pharmaceutical drug Adderall.  It is the well known psycho-stimulant prescribed to sufferers of attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Unsurprisingly Adderall has also risen in popularity with student and hard charging populations who are seeking to improve their performance and cognitive faculties. Unfortunately for many individuals Adderall can be dual-edged sword.  On the one hand there are those stimulatory positive effects already mentioned, but prolonged use or abuse can lead to an impairment in cognitive function, addiction, and a variety of potential physical ailments. And so begins the […]
August 24, 2014

Review of Nootelligence Focus – How does this nootropics beverage stack up?

Can this new class of nootropics beverage raise your game and performance? Focus Intelligently. In the ever expanding nootropics and cognitive enhancers space, one of the most rapidly expanding areas is the nootropics beverage space. Nootelligence Focus is one of the leading entrants in the growing realm of energy/nootropics beverages and competes against familiar names like 5-hour Energy and new players like Neurofuel, brain toniq, and upcoming entrant Think Drink. These are still early times in the nootropics beverage space so there are still some shades of grey around what should be considered a nootropics beverage vs. an energy drink […]
July 23, 2014

Avoid Chasing the Dragon – How To Cycle Nootropics and Keep Them Effective

Forward In my mind the term “chasing the dragon” conjures up images of addicts and opium dens of times past. But metaphorically the term alludes to the feeling that the next ingested dosage of a drug will result in a nirvana that seems and feels imminent and conclusive, yet upon consumption never quite yields the promised experience— leading to the desire for the next dose that still promises the same—thus chasing the dragon but never catching it.  -Source:  Wikipedia As any hard charger knows, there are no biological shortcuts and that ultimately Mother Nature has a funny way of evening the tables. In […]
June 27, 2014

BrainStack Nootropics Review – Can BrainStack give you a trading edge? #tradingstack 

Are you looking for the perfect nootropics trading stack that will help you learn faster and retain more, improve your productivity and efficiency, and increase your drive and motivation? These are the claims made by Maven Labs, the makers of the pre-formulated nootropics stack BrainStack.   Read on to see if BrainStack can give you that edge. In a previous post we spoke about building your own nootropic stack but in our never-ending search for the perfect trading stack we happened upon Maven Labs’s BrainStack.   BrainStack is one of the more popular pre-formulated options in a growing marketplace of pre-mixed […]
May 23, 2014

Beginners Nootropic Stack for Traders #tradingstack

I often get asked where is a good starting point with nootropics, especially as it pertains to creating your own stacks.   If you haven’t done so already, let me first kindly refer you to post titled the Nootropics for Traders – 4 Step Plan. Now in this post I will give you a good all-round beginner stack for trading that addresses some of the common issues that nootropics can often help traders cope with. Do you experience the following when trading? Anxiety Lack of focus Difficulty recalling events Difficulty learning new patterns Or are you looking for an extra edge? What To […]
April 29, 2014

How To Interpret the Braverman Assessment

  Ok you’ve invested the time in completing the Braverman Assessment. So how do you interpret the results and what do you do about it? Read on to find out dietary and supplement dosage recommendations as well as my personal brand suggestions. Understanding your results   The Braverman Assessment has two parts:  Read Part 1 to find your dominant nature and Part 2 to find out if you have a deficient nature.  A typical result for a Dominant nature is 35, if your other natures are 15 points below then this suggests a Deficient nature.   A typical result for a […]
April 28, 2014

Are your Neurotransmitters Out of Balance?

Are you starting to lose your edge … Are you chronically fatigued? Are you having to consume more and more caffeine to get focused and to get work done? Do you have an issue with addictions? Is your memory beginning to slip? Is your anxiety getting worst? Are you having troubles sleeping? Do you have problems sticking to a healthy diet? Are you having troubles maintaining an exercise routine? If you answered yes to more than one of these questions read on. The Brain’s Neurotransmitters   The underlying issue for many of the symptoms we describe can often be attributed to a […]
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