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Imaginary training can replace the real thing


Strength athletes who replace some of their workouts with sessions in which they imagine training with weights achieve almost the same progression as athletes who don't miss any training sessions.

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Dry eyes? Maybe tuna will help
Dry eyes? Maybe tuna will help


If you suffer from dry eyes, fish oil supplements may help. So may foods with omega-3 fatty acids.

You're less strong with your eyes closed


You lose strength if you close your eyes during physical exertion.

Supplements with omega-3 fatty acids effective against dry eyes

Supplements with omega-3 fatty acids effective against dry eyes
Supplements with omega-3 fatty acids effective against dry eyes


If you are no longer very young, you may notice that your eyes produce less tear fluid. If you like to put a medical label on such discomforts, you can tell that you suffer from 'dry eye disease'.

Handful of ornithine caps before strength training boosts growth hormone level


Give a guy who weighs 80 kg a dose of 8 g L-ornithine HCl before a weight training session, and his growth hormone level will increase by a factor of three.

600 mg alpha-GPC = more post-training growth hormone

600 mg alpha-GPC = more post-training growth hormone
600 mg alpha-GPC = more post-training growth hormone


A choline sort that you can buy off the shelf in the better supplements stores boosts the growth-hormone peak after a weights workout.

How to use galantamine for lucid dreaming


Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are aware that you are dreaming and you can decide for yourself what you dream.

Little time, but still want to get fitter? Try interval training

Little time, but still want to get fitter? Try interval training
Little time, but still want to get fitter? Try interval training


Recognise the problem? You want to increase your fitness, but you don't have time to go jogging for 90 minutes three times a week. The solution?

Combination of strength training with fish oil supplementation keeps aging muscles strong


Fish oil augments the increase in muscle strength from strength training.

Burn more calories to increase your life span


For every 287 calories that the septuagenarians expended on physical activity, their chance of dying declined by 30 percent.

So it's really possible | Increasing your muscle mass during a rigorous weight loss diet


If you want to lose weight in a short time but want to keep your muscles intact, you can combine a strict weight loss diet with daily intensive training. But what if you want to build muscle at the same time?

Beta-alanine works better if you take it with meals


Taking the supplement during a meal leads to a faster increase in carnosine concentration in the muscles than when it's taken between meals.

Alarming drop in testosterone levels in young men


According to American scientists, young men today have as much as a third less testosterone than the young men of 15 years ago.

Why moderate continuous activity is a better antidepressant than HIT


Exercise is an effective remedy for depression, but not all forms of exercise are equally suitable as an anti-depressant.

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