Whether you’re looking to get into shape or you’re a fitness enthusiast, Muscle Works is a unique supplement shop in Wellington that can provide you with the knowledge and tools necessary to reach your fitness goals.
Father and son Ken and Troy Muller opened Muscle Works in January to provide a wide array of fitness supplements. The store is located in the Pointe at Wellington Green.
“We do carry all of the mainstream brands,” Ken said. “But we also try to bring in and seek out the brands that you’re not going to find in your typical national vitamin and supplement stores.”
The Mullers sample as many of the protein supplements in the market as possible, to ensure that you’re getting the best product available for your needs. “We sample them before they even go on our shelves so that we can speak to customers about our experiences with them, like the quality and flavor,” Ken explained.
Muscle Works’ supplements vary from pre-workouts to proteins for people who are serious about their fitness. “It can be anyone from moms who are looking to lose some weight to high school athletes,” Ken said.
The store also carries supplements for bodybuilders and professional athletes. “Just a couple of days ago, a member of the New York Giants was in here, and we were talking about different supplements for him,” Ken said.
Based on what a customer is looking for, the Mullers are able to assist with finding the proper supplements. “We try to guide customers in the right direction and give them different options that we feel, in our opinion, would be best for their needs,” Troy said.
Even if you don’t know exactly what you want, the Mullers are able to educate you on what’s out there. “Some people just know they want to get back in shape and are getting into the gym perhaps for the first time,” Ken said. “They just want some guidance on whatever it is they’re going to be taking.”
The Mullers give their clients as much information as they need to make informed decisions about the supplements. “We provide them with a packet of information that they can use,” Ken said. “They can then pick and choose whatever works for them.”
Many of the supplements at Muscle Works are based on regular gym attendees. Some of the supplements include proteins, ranging from clean protein whey isolates, which are the quickest absorbing and digestive proteins, to mass gainers, which are highly filled with calories and carbohydrates, for people trying to put on mass size.
“We also carry post-workout supplements, which are to be taken directly after a workout,” Troy said. “They’re made to formulate recovery, help with the following day being less sore and putting on lean size.”
This is the Mullers’ first business together. Both have athletic backgrounds, with Ken being a former college baseball player and high school baseball coach. “I’ve been into fitness and training from the days of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the movie Pumping Iron,” Ken said.
The Mullers are a family of athletes. “Troy played football at Georgia Southern University, and my other son was an all-county baseball player,” Ken said. “We’ve always been around supplements and eating healthy, so it became a natural adjunct in our lives to start a supplement store.”
Muscle Works is located at 10220 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 130, in the Pointe at Wellington Green. For more information, visit www.muscleworkssupplements.com or call (561) 753-9225.
Above: Muscle Works owners Troy and Ken Muller in their Wellington store.