According to a study fenugreek consumption dramatically increases strength and muscle gains (youtu.be So, much so that compared to the placebo group the people taking the fenugreek increased their leg press by up 100 lbs and 14 lbs for bench press. The only side effects were that it prevents cancer and make pee smell a little bit like maple syrup, which is kind of what fenugreek kind of taste like it, maple syrup a little bitter after taste. However if you sprout them I have in this video they taste a lot better. Sprouting helps to increase nutrients. Also, sprouting is a good way increase your salad fixings and they are super cheap. All you have to do to sprout is put 4 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in a 32 oz jar, soak over night, and rinse twice a day for 5 days. I found sprouting makes them taste so much better. I will have one tablespoon of ground up fenugreek seeds with one big handful of sprouted fenugreek seeds in my salad every night. Also, fenugreek you can't really taste in a fruit smoothie all that much, so that's another way of getting them. I think I'll give fenugreek a good 3 month trial and report back. Tell me if fenugreek works for you. You can find fenugreek at international stores for fairly cheap. You can buy fenugreek either in the seed form or in leaf form.