Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes become healthier if they take 3 grams of sumac powder every day. No, no capsules with an extract, but just sumac powder from the shop or the local supermarket.
Epidemiologists have known for years that optimists live longer than pessimists. That does not yet prove that optimism in itself is 'healthy'...
Fitness fanatics, power lifters and bodybuilders work out nearly every day in the gym, and during their workouts they end up lifting literally tons of weight. This heavy work is good for their brains.
Human study, not sponsored. Effective dosage: 40-50 mg/day.
If you have high blood pressure, many doctors and patients think you shouldn't be doing strength training.
If you have lost body fat as a result of a successful weight loss diet, supplementation with ecdysteroids can help you to maintain your new weight. A forgotten human study we found in a patent from 2014.
Strength training with short pauses between sets is especially good for reducing your worries. Human data.
Strength athletes who use terbutaline, a beta-2 agonist that resembles salbutamol, build up more muscles, but in the longer term may also become less fit and lose stamina.
A French research company, which investigates whether ecdysterone may keep people with muscle diseases healthy for longer, has chemically altered the ecdysterone molecule into a compound that may have a greater muscle-enhancing effect than ecdysterone itself.
The over-65s build up more muscle mass and strength if they take 50 mg DHEA in combination with strength training. Human data.
Sounds good, but we are convinced by no means.
Walnuts protect against cardiovascular disease, and thanks to a small human study published by Ella Haddad in Nutrition Journal we better understand why.
Anabolic steroid users end up in prison ten times more often than non-users. That is the conclusion reached by Danish researchers in an epidemiological study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
Supplements that contain lots of pieces of genetic material - or nucleotides as they're called - enhance athletes' endurance capacity. Human study.
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