Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "

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HMB makes athletes fitter and faster


Rowers, runners, swimmers, cyclists and other endurance athletes build up more stamina if they take 3 g HMB every day. In addition, HMB makes athletes faster, protects their muscle mass and speeds up the breakdown of fat mass.

This combination of protein, free essential amino acids and creatine works better than whey

This combination of protein, free essential amino acids and creatine works better than whey
This combination of protein, free essential amino acids and creatine works better than whey


American researchers write that in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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High blood pressure? Get fit and live longer


If your blood pressure is so high that your doctor worries about your health, then a good fitness trainer can boost your survival chances considerably.

Combination of strength training with fish oil supplementation lowers blood pressure

Combination of strength training with fish oil supplementation lowers blood pressure

Combination of strength training with fish oil supplementation lowers blood pressure
Combination of strength training with fish oil supplementation lowers blood pressure


When people start exercising with weights, they become stronger. If they combine their workouts with fish oil supplementation, they will not only get stronger, but also lower their blood pressure - read: reduce their risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

This type of runner is more likely to collapse


Swedish researchers at the University of Gothenburg put together a profile based on 28 interviews.

Fenugreek extract raises testosterone levels in women

Fenugreek extract raises testosterone levels in women
Fenugreek extract raises testosterone levels in women


If women use 2 capsules with 300 mg fenugreek extract every day, the concentration of free testosterone and estradiol in their blood increases.

Will A-nor-anabolics replace SARMs?


No, this remarkable anabolic molecule is not interesting for pharmacological bodybuilders. But producers of 'supplements' who will no longer be able to put SARMs in their capsules? They may think otherwise.

Beta-alanine helps against anxiety
Beta-alanine helps against anxiety


Exam nerves? Agoraphobia? Scared of the dark? A Japanese study has shown that you can overcome anxiety more easily by taking beta-alanine.

Powerlifting makes your muscles stronger - but not the muscles in your lower back


Should powerlifters who want to protect their lower back include hyper-extensions in their training routines?

Why energy drinks contain glucuronolactone


If you ask an average nutritionist why energy drinks contain glucuronolactone, she'll probably sigh in a scientific way, shrug her shoulders and tell you that glucuronolactone is 'nonsense'. But...

Eat more nuts, get slimmer


If people start eating a little more nuts every day, they will not get fatter in the longer term, but slimmer. Epidemiology.

AHCC increases chances of survival after being infected with a deadly virus


Supplementation with AHCC, a sugar chain from shiitake, protects against deadly viruses. American animal study.

When you should use whey hydrolyzate instead of whey concentrate


If, for whatever reason, you can only use shakes with little protein, then you should probably use a shake with whey hydrolyzate.

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