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Human study: TWK10 increases endurance subjects by 58 percent

Human study: TWK10 increases endurance subjects by 58 percent

Human study: TWK10 increases endurance subjects by 58 percent
Human study: TWK10 increases endurance subjects by 58 percent


Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 makes mice super fit. Does the probiotic do the same for humans?

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L-Carnitine makes fasting easier and more effective

L-Carnitine makes fasting easier and more effective
L-Carnitine makes fasting easier and more effective


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.

Hunting for the active substances in Antrodia camphorata

Hunting for the active substances in Antrodia camphorata

Hunting for the active substances in Antrodia camphorata
Hunting for the active substances in Antrodia camphorata


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.

Grape Seed Extract speeds up damaged muscle tissue recovery
Grape Seed Extract speeds up damaged muscle tissue recovery


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.

Discovered: super saiyan probiotic Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01

Discovered: super saiyan probiotic Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01

Discovered: super saiyan probiotic Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01
Discovered: super saiyan probiotic Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01


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.

The temporary muscle-building effect of the citrulline-glutathione combination

The temporary muscle-building effect of the citrulline-glutathione combination
The temporary muscle-building effect of the citrulline-glutathione combination


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.

Citicoline improves concentration

Citicoline improves concentration
Citicoline improves concentration


A fairly modest daily dose of 250 mg citicoline works better than a 500-mg dose. Human study.

Obacunone, nomilin... Weird anabolic substances in ordinary citrus fruits


Obacunone, a substance in citrus fruits, has an anabolic effect. It is not the only substance in citrus fruits with some muscle-strengthening potential.

Taurine protects steroids users' testes


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.

Multi-angular strength training gives biceps a more intensive growth stimulus


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.

Watermelon prevents sore muscles


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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Echinacea makes you carefree 28.10.19
Omega-3 fatty acids sabotage breast cancer cells by boosting free radicals 26.10.19
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How omega-3 fatty acids help beta-carotene to better protect against cancer 22.10.19
Ginger, a herbal anti-diabetic drug 21.10.19
Supplementing with astaxanthin turns walking into bodybuilding 20.10.19
Quercetin is a geroprotector 19.10.19
L-Theanine, the complete stress buster 18.10.19
More almonds, fewer wrinkles 17.10.19
Supplement with lactic acid and caffeine makes athletes' muscles bigger 16.10.19
Meta-study compares interval training with traditional endurance training 15.10.19
Meta-study confirms that carrots protect against breast cancer 14.10.19
Sleep better - do strength training 13.10.19
Carrots protect against breast cancer 12.10.19
Strength training with high reps great for building muscle mass, not for building strength 11.10.19
Replacing sugar with palatinose increases muscle mass and reduces body fat 10.10.19
The anabolic effect of garlic 09.10.19
How using whey hydrolysate makes athletes lose body fat 08.10.19
Do you want to lose some fat? Replace whey concentrate with whey hydrolysate 07.10.19
Supplementation with placebos is often effective, but is counterproductive for some athletes 06.10.19
Onions, garlic, eggs, olive oil and beans protect against melanoma 05.10.19
Carrots and spinach cooked healthier than raw 04.10.19
Phosphatidylcholine, a choline analog in eggs and meat, protects against dementia 03.10.19
Add ginger to your food to boost calorie burning 02.10.19
Increase your daily intake of choline, reduce your chance of Alzheimer's 01.10.19
Loading phase increases performance improvement by nitrates 30.09.19
Daily dose of 600 milligrams of carnitine reduces muscle cramps 29.09.19
One and a half grams of chia oil per day: more muscle, less fat 28.09.19
HMB works just as well as leucine 27.09.19
The use of anabolic steroids makes Candida fungi even more aggressive 26.09.19
People with a lot of DHA in their blood live longer 25.09.19
Push-ups just as good as bench presses for strength building 24.09.19
Words of encouragement make you stronger and fitter 23.09.19
Eat spinach and quinoa and live longer 22.09.19
Training together is less painful 21.09.19
Magnesium-rich diet reduces mortality risk 20.09.19
How drinking two glasses of cranberry juice per day improves your health 19.09.19
The slimming effect of drinking water at mealtimes 18.09.19
3 grams of MSM per day counteracts hay fever attack 17.09.19
Aza-6-Gingerol, an experimental ginger-based fat-loss drug 16.09.19
Three grams of sumac powder per day lowers your glucose and insulin levels 15.09.19
Optimism extends lifespan by 15 percent 14.09.19
Lifting weights protects against Parkinson's 13.09.19
Supplementation with EMIQ makes leg muscles bigger 12.09.19
Successful weight loss diet? Quinoa ecdysteroids help you stay slim 10.09.19
Stop worrying, go and start strength training 09.09.19
Terbutaline increases muscle mass at the expense of fitness 08.09.19
Ecdysterone analogue Bio103 has more anabolic effect than its mother compound 07.09.19
DHEA boosts muscle build-up from strength training 06.09.19
Worried about the cardiovascular side effects of anabolic steroids? Don't count on taurine... 05.09.19
Walnuts make bad cholesterol harmless 04.09.19
Anabolic steroid user ends up in prison remarkably often 03.09.19
Brewer's yeast boosts endurance capacity 02.09.19
Physical activity as a longevity drug | More is better 01.09.19
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If you stretch your pecs when you train your lats you'll manage more reps 30.08.19
Sumac extract accelerates the aging of breast cancer cells 29.08.19
L-Citrulline helps you hold on to muscle mass during a weight-loss diet 28.08.19
Supplementation with magnesium inhibits muscle breakdown in cyclists (a tiny bit) 27.08.19
Garlic, prostate cancer and Death Receptor 4 26.08.19
We know too little about anabolic steroids, doctors admit 25.08.19
You need to know this before you buy ketones 24.08.19
Vitamin C boosts breast cancer survival chances 23.08.19
More testosterone and less estradiol in coffee drinkers 22.08.19
Omega 3 fatty acids reduce cancer mortality 21.08.19
Bench presses are just as stressful for the pecs as for the triceps 20.08.19
DHEA-supplementation boosts post-interval training anabolism 19.08.19
During a caloric overload, shiitake reduces the increase in body fat 18.08.19
How multi-vitamins can help you stay slim 17.08.19
How to make the bench press more effective 16.08.19
Handful of almonds in the afternoon lower fat mass, increases fat-free mass 15.08.19
For core muscles development, plank exercises and back extensions are irreplaceable 14.08.19
Want to develop your serrati? Try decline pushups 13.08.19
Endurance athletes can also use chia to load 12.08.19
2 g of carnitine daily makes bodybuilders stronger 11.08.19
1973 animal study: DMAE extends lifespan 10.08.19
Blackcurrants boost dopamine, make physical activity more enjoyable 09.08.19
Sodium citrate allows tennis player to win more often 08.08.19
Not fully recovered - but training again? 07.08.19
Frequent contact with friends and family protects against dementia 06.08.19
Why olive oil can help us live longer 05.08.19
Do you want to live longer? Go play chess! 04.08.19
A life with a purpose lasts longer 03.08.19
Lion's Mane as a life extender 02.08.19
Green tea has no effect on testosterone 01.08.19
S7h, a novel anabolic steroid? 31.07.19
Betaine gives bodybuilders more muscle and less fat 30.07.19
Meta study: paleo diet is a perfect weight-loss diet 29.07.19
These substances in red bell peppers stimulate fat burning 28.07.19
Do you sleep badly in the summer? Maybe ornithine can help 27.07.19
A warm shower in the evening improves your sleep 26.07.19
The modest fat loss effect of chlorogenic acid 25.07.19
Stressed out strength athletes take longer to recover post-workout 24.07.19
Sleep improvement makes cardio training and strength training more effective 23.07.19
Fenugreek improves effect of creatine more than carbs 22.07.19
Two leg press sessions per week reduce the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy during breast cancer treatment 21.07.19
Ginsenoside Rg1, a natural anabolic from the ginseng plant 20.07.19
Can a few hundred mils of caffeine boost the anabolic effect of oxandrolone? 19.07.19
Phyllanthus amarus prevents hangover 18.07.19
Don't feel like training? Caffeine makes exercise more enjoyable 17.07.19
Which exercise is better? The conventional deadlift or the Romanian deadlift? 16.07.19
Pullovers: bad exercise for the pecs, but good for the triceps 15.07.19
The more soda you drink, the bigger your chance of cancer 14.07.19
Sleeping with lights on increases the risk of prostate cancer 13.07.19
One cup of green tea burns five grams of fat 12.07.19
Gelidium elegans, the slimming algae 11.07.19
Hormonal recovery after anabolic steroid cycle lasts longer than 4 months 10.07.19
Using whey during strength training helps tendons grow stronger 09.07.19
Using knee wraps for squats increases wear and tear in your knee joint 08.07.19
Is Quorn a better muscle builder than milk protein? 07.07.19
Time-restricted feeding without positive or negative effects in female strength athletes 06.07.19
Runners benefit from deep squats too 05.07.19