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Supplementation with glucosamine and chondroitin regenerates damaged intervertebral disc | Case study


Almost twenty years ago, Dutch researchers published a case study in which a man who had had problems with a damaged intervertebral disc for 15 years recovered through supplementation with glucosamine and chondroitin.

Proof: plank is better for your core than crunches

Proof: plank is better for your core than crunches
Proof: plank is better for your core than crunches


If you want to build up a good mid section, with strong lower back muscles and abdominals that can take a punch or two, you're better off doing an exercise like the plank rather than crunches.

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Vitamin C strengthens muscles in the elderly


This study suggests that not only foods that are rich in vitamin C, but also supplements containing vitamin C can help maintain strength in the muscles of the elderly.

Train your core and upper body with the same exercises

Train your core and upper body with the same exercises
Train your core and upper body with the same exercises


Study published by Norwegian sports scientists at University College in the European Journal of Applied Physiology.

Ellagic acid in berries, raspberries and strawberries blocks skin aging


Ellagic acid blocks the harmful effect of UV radiation on skin cells. UV radiation is the main cause of skin aging.

More vitamin K2, more testosterone

More vitamin K2, more testosterone
More vitamin K2, more testosterone


This Japanese animal study makes the list of supplements that may increase testosterone production a bit longer...

Lose weight faster with vitamin C


We are all so concerned with the obesity epidemic that we tend to look to high-tech science for solutions. In doing so, however, we forget that we can also lose weight by introducing subtle changes to our diet.

Steroid users are more vulnerable to the coronavirus

Steroid users are more vulnerable to the coronavirus

Steroid users are more vulnerable to the coronavirus
Steroid users are more vulnerable to the coronavirus


Ever since the outbreak of the coronavirus, anabolic experts have been telling juicers that anabolic compounds might increase their chance of a serious corona infection. According to these studies, they are probably right.

Vitamin D and corona | Less chance of infection, illness and death


And again a scientific medium publishes a meta-study that concludes that an adequate vitamin D level protects against the corona virus.

Pau d'arco speeds up oestrogen breakdown


And this anti-oestrogenic effect could enhance that of blueberries we talked about yesterday...

Blueberries have an antioestrogenic effect


The phenols in blueberries make cells less sensitive to the detrimental effects of estradiol, but leave the desirable effects of the hormone intact. Animal study.

The life-extending effects of apples and berries reinforce each other


Apples (preferably with skin) and berries are healthy. And this is especially true for their combination, Chinese researchers discovered.

Animal study: acerola inhibits growth of fat tissue


Bodybuilders are always on the look out for strategies that will help minimise the growth of fat reserves while they're on a high-calorie diet. This animal study suggests that taking an acerola supplement might be one such strategy.

MCP protects against uranium


Supplementing with Modified Citrus Pectin [MCP] makes that heavy metals leave your body faster.

Why you should include the hyperextension in your workouts 22.04.2021
How cacao helps heart and blood vessels function better 21.04.2021
L-Carnitine gives football players the edge 20.04.2021
Spinach fights stress, inhibits stress hormone 19.04.2021
Do vitamin C & beta-carotene reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes? 18.04.2021
How pumpkin may reduce muscle breakdown 17.04.2021
Rapid weight loss without losing muscle: combine intermittent fasting and cardio 16.04.202
Meta study | Vitamin D protects against the coronavirus 15.04.2021
Eggs not dangerous for heart and blood vessels 14.04.2021
Almost all ecdysterone supplements are underdosed 13.04.2021
Cardamom oil | Liver protector & life extender? 12.04.2021
Every cup of coffee you drink diminishes your chances of prostate cancer (a little) 11.04.2021
More irisin (and much healthier) due to green cardamom oil 10.04.2021
Getting older? Belly button mushrooms improve motor coordination 09.04.2021
Why nocturnal nosh-ups make you fat 08.04.2021
Do omega-3 fatty acids keep the coronavirus out? 07.04.2021
The antiviral effect of fresh ginger 06.04.2021
Obese teenagers benefit most from a combination of strength training and cardio 05.04.2021
What kind of stuff is chromium dinicocysteinate? 04.04.2021
Alpha-carotene: the life elixir in carrots 03.04.2021
Fish oil allows your eyes to get used to the dark faster 02.04.2021
This is the difference between organic and regular zucchinis 01.04.2021

Out of every 10 elderberry supplements 1 is counterfeit 31.03.2021
Leafy vegetables, broccoli and blueberries, no juices | 4 nutrition tips to survive breast cancer 30.03.2021
Strength athletes' heart and blood vessels can take a couple of eggs for breakfast 29.03.202
L-Carnitine reduces ADHD symptoms 28.03.2021
Xanthohumol, a life extender in hops and beer 27.03.2021
These are the healthiest parts of butter lettuce 25.03.2021
Raspberry ketone: lose weight and strengthen your bones at the same time 24.03.2021
Do you want to live longer? Eat more fruits and vegetables (without agro-industrial toxins) 23.03.2021
On a diet? Take 2 spirulina tablets before meals and lose even more fat 22.03.2021
150 g white button mushrooms a day help immune system recognise pathogens 21.03.2021
More sleep can double your testosterone level 20.03.2021
This is the difference between organic and regular bell peppers 9.03.2021
How a flavonoid in parsley boosts testosterone levels 18.03.2021
Covid-19 infection with hardly any symptoms - thanks to the tanning bed? 17.03.2021
Surviving breast cancer with fewer & slower carbohydrates 16.03.2021
Pycnogenol keeps skin young 15.03.2021
Serum insulin-like factor-3 reveals the long term testicular damage of steroids use 14.03.2021
Eggplant protects the heart during myocardial infarction 13.03.2021
Date seed | A testosterone booster that makes you healthier 12.03.2021
Rosemary oil, a natural stimulant for the late hours 11.03.2021
How your TV remote control can help you lose weight effortlessly 10.03.2021
Bowel cancer less likely to develop in asparagus lovers 09.03.2021
What kind of anabolic steroid was 2-alpha-methyl-nandrolone? 08.03.2021
Date palm seed increases testosterone levels 07.03.2021
Aronia reduces cellulite 06.03.2021
Dutch research | Hesperidin improves sports performance 03.03.2021
Stimulant from orange 2S-hesperidin works immediately after intake 04.03.2021
Half a gram of 2S-hesperidin speeds up your sprint 03.03.2021

Stopping a weight loss diet over the weekends increases fat loss and prevents muscle breakdown Three grams glycine improves your sleep 25.02.2021
Fighting obesity with semaglutide | Just as effective as bariatric surgery? 24.02.2021
Meta study | To failure strength training equivalent to non-failure strength training 23.02.2021
Diet with less sodium and more potassium has slight slimming effect 22.02.2021
Again: going to failure in strength training is not necessary for optimal results 21.02.2021
The ergogenic effect of cardamom oil in sports 20.02.2021
Silicon supplement rejuvenates skin, hair and nails 19.02.2021
Creatine reduces the need for sleep 18.02.2021
Optimists live longer 17.02.2021
Susceptible to cold and flu? This tea boosts your immune system 16.02.2021
The longevity top 3: rosmarinic acid, pomegranate and curcumin 15.02.2021
Why antioxidants won't make DNP any less risky 14.02.2021
Endurance athletes perform better if they avoid these foods 13.02.2021
Litre of non-alcoholic beer keeps marathon runner healthy 12.02.2021
Quercetin makes bones heavier and stronger, says meta-study 11.02.2021
Interval training helps the obese lose weight 10.02.2021
Date palm seed tea increases testosterone levels 09.02.2021
Natural eggshell membrane (NEM) | Working out while protecting your joints 08.02.2021
Stress course lowers athletes' cortisol level 07.02.2021
Bimagrumab | A muscle enhancer turns into a weight loss drug 06.02.2021
How propolis blocks skin aging 05.02.2021
Creatine has a similar effect in your brain as in your muscles 04.02.2021
Echinacea purpurea better flu virus inhibitor than oseltamivir 03.02.2021
Rutin supplement for stronger bones 02.02.2021
Strength training with or without anabolic steroids | This is the difference 01.02.2021

Strength training | Listening to music during warm-up enhances strength afterwards 31.01.2021
Cup of coffee reduces RSI arm pain 30.01.2021
Who says cyanostane really works? 29.01.2021
Autonomous people live longer 28.01.2021
Positive emotions extend life expectancy by ten years 27.01.2021
Blueberry juice improves memory 26.01.2021
Date palm pollen supplement increases testosterone levels 26.01.2021
Designersteroid methylepithiostanol damages liver and kidneys 24.01.2021
Strength training fights belly fat better than aerobic training 23.01.2021
More apples, less lung cancer 22.01.2021
The anabolic effect of water in strength athletes 21.01.2021
Get fit, delay aging 20.01.2021
Antiviral effect of Nigella sativa may protect covid patient 19.01.2021
Natural nootropic mangiferin increases reaction speed and alertness, improves memory and mood 17.01.2021
Meditation delays molecular aging 16.01.2021
Mangiferin, a nootropic for a faster sprint 15.01.2021
How to train the upper chest with push ups 14.01.2021
Do you suffer from corona blues? Go outdoors... 13.01.2021
Steroid users mainly suffer from psychological side effects 12.01.2021
Nigella sativa is an effective fat loss supplement, meta study 11.01.2021
Women's upper body muscles respond to strength training just as well as men's 10.01.2021
Rhodiola and ginkgo combination boosts endurance (no training required) 09.01.2021
Resistance training and cardio training offer protection against burnout 08.01.21
Break an addiction? Supplementation with 100 milligrams of DHEA per day increases your chance of success 07.01.2021
Cumin supplement improves cholesterol 06.01.21
Lower fat percentage with sufficient magnesium in diet 05.01.2021
Schisandrin-B, the fat cell destroyer in Schisandra chinensis 04.01.21
Weight-loss attempts make you healthier, even if they fail 03.01.2021
Move more, sleep more (and better) 02.01.21
Sedentary lifestyle causes body to deteriorate faster 01.01.2021

Black Seed Oil makes you lose fat without losing muscle mass 31.12.20
Propolis versus CRP and TNF-alpha 30.12.20
LGD-2226 | Web shops are selling yet another new type of SARM 29.12.20
Why big studies say supplements don't work 28.12.20
Good and not so good exercises for your biceps 27.12.20
Got a cold? Continue gentle training 26.12.20
Chemical weight loss won't lift depression 25.12.20
Curcumin supplement increases muscle strength and fitness in people over 65 - again... 24.12.20
Schisandra chinensis increases muscle strength by 8 percent 23.12.20
Strength athletes gain more strength by training properly 22.12.20
GLPG0492 | The SARM that disappeared 21.12.20
Curcumin increases the muscle strength of people over 65 20.12.20
The results of the largest study among steroids users ever 19.12.20
Whether or not you are used to caffeine, a cup of coffee improves sports performance 18.12.20
MRI captures anticatabolic effect of curcumin 17.12.20
Animal study | Quercetin helps prevent virus infection after strenuous exercise 16.12.20
Animal study | Thyme oil increases testosterone levels 15.12.20
Phyllanthus amarus supplement protects against sore muscles 14.12.20
Anti-inflammatory diet keeps you muscular and strong 13.12.20
A little bit of physical activity drastically increases the survival chances of breast cancer patients 12.12.20
This supplement reduces the risk of coronavirus infection by a factor of 12 11.12.20
Muscle mass extends life expectancy 10.12.20
13-OXO-ODA, esculeoside-A and GABA in tomato juice reduce menopause symptoms 09.12.20
Another study in which glucosamine reduces mortality risk... 08.12.20
Quercetin prevents stress hormone cortisol from breaking down muscle cells 07.12.20
Supplementing with quercetin or red onion forces the body into giving muscle preferential treatment over fat 06.12.20
Multivitamins: not such a crazy idea 05.12.20
Creatine boosts protective effect of resistance training on bone mass 04.12.20
How creatine, leucine or HMB may enhance the effect of anabolic steroids 03.12.20
Burning fat with circuit training goes better with extra vitamin D 02.12.20
Make your carbohydrates healthier and live longer 01.12.20

Strength training with free weights is more effective and motivating than strength training with machines 30.11.20
Vitamin D supplement reduces cancer mortality 29.11.20
Meditation prevents colds 28.11.20
Ecdysterone kills breast cancer cells 27.11.20
Magnesium lowers cortisol levels 26.11.20
Afternoon nap helps you live longer 25.11.20
Eat more beans and live longer 24.11.20
Face mask has no adverse effect on sports performance 23.11.20
Resveratrol turns vitamin C into an even more effective skinceutical 22.11.20
Cysteine sulfoxides in onions increase testosterone levels 20.11.20
Prunes boost IGF-1 levels in humans 19.11.20
Prostate cancer grows half as fast in walkers 18.11.20
This combination of astaxanthin and collagen keeps your skin young 17.11.20
Cyclists bike faster with paracetamol 16.11.20
Q10 improves survival odds in heart failure | Meta study 15.11.20
A multivitamin pill a day helps you maintain your weight 14.11.20
Pycnogenol keeps your bones strong 13.11.20
Less frequent migraines due to zinc supplements 12.11.20
Multivitamin protects against viruses (11.11.20
Co-enzyme Q10 versus heart failure 10.11.20
This deca is not going to make your muscles grow 09.11.20
A high intake of vitamin B6 protects against pancreatic cancer 08.11.20
Strength training in a hypoxia tent results in more muscle mass and more fat loss 07.11.20
On a diet? One capsule of Grape Seed Extract per day doubles the rate at which you lose fat 06.11.20
Rosehips contain slimming medicine 05.11.20
Drinking water during cardio raises your growth hormone level 04.11.20
Astaxanthin, an anti-wrinkle supplement 03.11.20
More carotenoids in your blood, longer telomeres 02.11.20
Anabolic steroids make heavy physical exercise more addictive 01.11.20