Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
If, after a demenading workout, endurance athletes not only get carbohydrates but also proteins during the first two hours, they perform better the next day than if they consume only carbohydrates after their training session.
O my. Doping hunters from the German Sport University Cologne are developing a completely new type of doping testm, that does not require sweat, blood, urine, hair or mouth swabs. Human data, published in Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.
Egyptian pharmacologists have discovered that russelioside B, a substance that occurs naturally in an Arab cactus, increases energy consumption and thwarts the growth of fat cells in more than one way.
Many people who want to lose weight do so by eating less. They become 'restrained eaters'. But food manufacturers can easily break these people's willpower and get them to eat too much.
A diet with less salt makes you happier, more vital and leaner and is perhaps also good for your muscle growth. This Australian study might make it clear why.
The cells of Leydig - present in the body of both men and women - manufacture more anabolic hormones than good old testosterone.
There are now a lot of human studies from which you can conclude that supplementation with Chlorella is interesting for athletes. In this new research from Japan Chlorella increases the absorption of oxygen.
If you remove white bread from your diet, and replace it with fiber-rich and whole kernel rye bread, your brain may start to function better. And probably your chance of dementia decreases as well.
Those who want to lose excess pounds of fat under supervision, have a tad more chance of success with commercial organizations such as the Weight Watchers than with professionals who are affiliated with a hospital.
Athletes who use anabolic steroids have a different type of personality than natural athletes. Users are more impulsive, less patient and, to put it more poetically, more tormented by their inner demons.
The more low-fat yogurt, low-fat cottage cheese and buttermilk you consume, the less likely you are to have a heart condition - and the less likely you will die as a result of a heart attack. However, a hefty intake of non-fermented dairy increases your chance of a heart attack.
A daily dose of 3 grams of L-tryptophan makes human behavior more dominant, but at the same time reduces our tendency to argue and quarrel.
The more vitamin D circulates in your body, the fitter you are. Compared with lower vitamin D levels, optimal vitamin D levels make muscle cells absorb more oxygen for oxidation processes.
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