Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 makes mice super fit. Does the probiotic do the same for humans?
Fasting for a couple of days every so often is very healthy, but a lot of people find this really difficult. They feel hungry and tired. Chinese doctors discovered that supplementation with L-carnitine can help these problems.
Extracts from Antrodia camphorata have countless positive health effects, including a number that are extremely interesting for elite athletes. No wonder biotech companies and researchers are trying to find out what the bioactive substances in Antrodia camphorata are.
If you're black and blue after a mountain bike fall or have taken a beating during training, your sore muscles will probably recover faster if you take a grape seed extract supplement.
Researchers at the National Taiwan Sport University have discovered a probiotic that might give an ordinary mortal superhuman characteristics. They found Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01 in the belly of the world's strongest woman.
If bodybuilders or fitness enthusiasts use a daily supplement with citrulline and glutathione, they build up more muscle mass. Well, at least for a few weeks.
A fairly modest daily dose of 250 mg citicoline works better than a 500-mg dose. Human study.
Obacunone, a substance in citrus fruits, has an anabolic effect. It is not the only substance in citrus fruits with some muscle-strengthening potential.
Steroids users may prevent the decline of their testosterone and sperm production by using taurine. Egyptian pharmacologist Maha Ahmed of Misr University for Science and Technology in Giza suspects this may be the case. Animal data.
The most useful studies on the optimal modus of strength training often have a certain Captain Obvious content, and the research that sports scientists at the University of Tampa published in Sports is no exception to this rule.
If you eat a couple of large chunks of watermelon before a heavy training session today, you'll have less problems with sore muscles tomorrow.
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