As a Personal Trainer and Weight Loss Coach I get asked all the time, what supplements will help me lose weight or gain muscle. This is actually really tricky, since most of the supplements on the market are bogus and pretty much worthless. Since most supplements are pretty much bogus let us discuss a few that are actually beneficial. The first to discuss is a protein supplement. First of all, the reason to take a protein supplement is twofold, one to get added protein into your system, and the second it can be used as a meal replacement. So why is protein beneficial?