Flexible Fueling is a program that does not come with an expensive shopping list of supplements. Training productively and fueling appropriately is really all we need to get the job done.
Weight loss supplements are almost always an expensive, useless and often dangerous scam. However for athletic performance and condition, there are a small number of supplements that are legit and supported by research.
Examine.com is an excellent and reputable resource you can consider your first stop for credible information on any supplements someone is trying to convince you that you "need".
This guide is a work in progress, and I'll add more soon.
Can be helpful in meeting an optimal level of fueling and macronutrient provision if you are lacking in appetite.
Whey protein is considered the best choice on the basis of the amino acid profile and bio-availability. In my opinion a WPC (Whey Protein Concentrate) is the best value, and one brand should be much the same as another so don't pay extra for fancy packaging.
Vegans could consider a pea or soy based protein supplement.
A well researched, safe and inexpensive supplement.
Creatine makes more fuel available within the muscle cells, meaning performance gains in strength training, leading to muscle growth.
Be aware that this means water retention within the muscles, which gives the illusion of "bigger" muscles but is likely to mean a higher weight on the scales even when fat loss is occurring. This can mess with your head a bit, so if it's likely to cause an issue, give it a miss.