Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
A diet that delivers a little bit of ginger every day may not only protect against chronic diseases, but also prolong life.
Thanks to a receptor in our nose, we can smell alpha-cedrene, a substance in cedar oil. Muscle cells have that receptor as well. And if muscle cells 'smell' alpha-cedrene...
Traditional healers in Europe have used lemon balm - scientific name Melissa officinalis - for centuries as an elixir of long & healthy life. Researchers in Iran published the results of an in-vitro study, which would indeed suggest that lemon balm may be a longevity drug.
Anabolic steroid users may not only react more aggressively to provocations because the amount of androgens that circulates in their body. The knowledge that they are using anabolic steroids may also plays a significant role.
If you give this stuff to mice, their stamina increases spectacularly - and their muscles will get stronger. All without training.
American private researchers come to this conclusion in a human study... which has been sponsored by a producer of krill oil.
Okay, okay - the life of fruit flies. But still.
If you could put religion in a pill, they would have a more powerful life-prolonging effect as they were heavier dosed.
Why do so many - thank God not all - extremely muscular bodybuilders like to wear those monstrously large watches? And why do these same athletes remarkably often prefer to drive these equally monstrous large automobiles?
Maybe athletes build up more muscles in the long term if they take a few grams of N-acetylglucosamine every day.
A tiny amount of physical exercise, which is too modest to increase muscle mass and reduce fat mass, improves physical exercise in combination with ursolic acid supplementation. Animal study.
A deadly disease spreads across the world from South America. Journalists call it 'the new Aids', but its official name is Chagas disease. Maybe supplementation with a simple amino acid will help doctors to stop it.
Cup of green tea per day halves the mortality risk of women with ovarian cancer 04.07.18