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Omega 3 fatty acids reduce cancer mortality


If you consume relatively large amounts of omega 3 fatty acids, via fatty fish and perhaps also via supplements, your chance of dying is lower than if your diet contains low levels of omega 3 fatty acids.

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Bench presses are just as stressful for the pecs as for the triceps
Bench presses are just as stressful for the pecs as for the triceps


An Israeli animal study.

DHEA-supplementation boosts post-interval training anabolism


During a bench press session, the triceps have to endure as much as the pecs, and after an intensive bench press session, triceps and pectorals therefore need about the same amount of recovery time.

During a caloric overload, shiitake reduces the increase in body fat
During a caloric overload, shiitake reduces the increase in body fat


An Israeli animal study.

How multi-vitamins can help you stay slim


The worldwide decline in vitamin intake may be contributing to the increase in the number of overweight people, an animal study suggests.

How to make the bench press more effective
How to make the bench press more effective


Just raise your legs, bro.

Handful of almonds in the afternoon lower fat mass, increases fat-free mass


Human study from down under.

For core muscles development, plank exercises and back extensions are irreplaceable


According to some trainers, bodybuilders and other athletes do not need isolation exercises for the core muscles at all. If you're doing lunges while you're stuck to an elastic band to make you more unstable, you'll train the core muscles just as well - or even better. Say the trainers.

Want to develop your serrati? Try decline pushups


Only the best bodybuilders have well-developed serrati. Having visible serrati asks good definition, but the muscle group itself must of course be well developed.

Endurance athletes can also use chia to load
Endurance athletes can also use chia to load


Chia is healthier than fast carbohydrates in a 1001 ways, and sports scientists at the University of Alabama suggest that cocktails of chia and carbs work just as well as the carb-bombs produced by the sports drinks industry.

2 g of carnitine daily makes bodybuilders stronger


If bodybuilders or other strength athletes take 2 grams of L-carnitine every day with a meal, they become stronger and can make sets with more reps. Human study.

1973 animal study: DMAE extends lifespan


If you give aging, but not too old, healthy lab mice a little DMAE every day, they live 50 percent longer than lab mice that are not given DMAE.

Blackcurrants boost dopamine, make physical activity more enjoyable


A glass of blackcurrant juice, taken for long-term moderately intensive exercise, makes that activity less tiring. Human study.

Sodium citrate allows tennis player to win more often


If tennis players take a hefty dose of sodium citrate two hours before a match, their chances of a victory increase by about a third.

Not fully recovered - but training again?


Two days after a murderously heavy workout your muscles still feel like they're on fire. You haven't recovered, but nevertheless you train again. Not a good idea according to Finnish sports scientists.

Frequent contact with friends and family protects against dementia


Research from the UK. The results will not be a great surprise to readers of this website.

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