Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
You are healthy, but you have more stress than you like. You do not sleep well, your brain does not run as smoothly as it should and you feel a bit gloomy every now and then. Supplementation with the amino acid L-theanine can alleviate all those stress-related symptoms, Japanese neurologists report in Nutrients.
Four months after women started eating two hands of almonds every day, the wrinkles in their face were reduced by around 10 percent after 4 months.
Sounds pretty crazy? Not after reading this fascinating article Japanese scientists published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
When it comes to respiratory fitness, short but intensive interval training is more effective than traditional time-consuming endurance training. But when it comes to fat loss...
A few days ago we wrote about a study from the last century, in which carrots protected against breast cancer. Well - 1 study is no study.
Having sleep problems? Strength training can help, sports scientists at Appalachian State University in the US discovered.
Carrots are food for ordinary people. They are definitely not hip, cheap and some fashionable food bloggers even look down on them. But those very ordinary carrots seem to reduce the risk of cancer.
If you do weight training to build muscle mass, you may as well use weights that you can do 30 reps with instead of weights that you can only manage 10 reps with, American sports scientist Brad Schoenfeld discovered.
If you remove sugars from your diet and replace them with palatinose, your body composition will improve. Human study. Sponsor alert!
Garlic powder boosts testosterone production and reduces cortisol production. Animal data.
Strength athletes using whey hydrolysate lose body fat, we wrote yesterday. How exactly is that possible? A 2014 animal study may hold the answer.
Whey hydrolysate stimulates muscle growth just as well as whey concentrate, but also causes fat loss in one way or another.
If trained cyclists take capsules without active substances, and know that, they perform better. They will cycle faster...
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