For the purposes of this forum let's assume I popped out of the womb yesterday. I took my first stroll and found a strange place called a gym. In this new world people subjected themselves to all sorts of torturous devices & activities. Naturally, being a newborn, Monkey see Monkey do. So now my muscles are completely destroyed, the easy part is over.
Now I need the nutrients to recover my lil greenhorn muscles & eventually I can run with the bulls. This leads me to my question and to be honest the whole point of this post. In a descending order(starting with the most vital) what supplements are most important. This may seem like a silly question but I am on a budget. I can go out and buy all the magnesium asparate, glutamine, bcaa's, creatine, vitamins, etc. which doesn't do much good without protein. I'd like to have a complete list & buy the most necessary nutrients I can with my money. Someday I might get a raise & buy everything but I live in the real world for now. I want to gain muscle mass btw.
Anyone up to the challenge?