Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
The age you are likely to reach doesn't just depend on your genes and your lifestyle. How you feel about aging is also a determining factor in the age you are likely to reach.
A new extract of black pepper - Piper nigrum in Latin - may help athletes to build more muscle mass and at the same time block the growth of their fat mass.
Depressed patients recover faster if they not only use medication, but also exercise for half an hour twice a week. It doesn't matter if they spend that half an hour on strength training or cardio training.
Ageing is accompanied by a steady increase of the stress hormone cortisol, which is why elderly people often feel less well than when they were young. But not if they eat about 40 cherries a day - or a supplemental equivalent thereof. Human study.
Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 makes mice super fit. Does the probiotic do the same for humans?
Fasting for a couple of days every so often is very healthy, but a lot of people find this really difficult. They feel hungry and tired. Chinese doctors discovered that supplementation with L-carnitine can help these problems.
Extracts from Antrodia camphorata have countless positive health effects, including a number that are extremely interesting for elite athletes. No wonder biotech companies and researchers are trying to find out what the bioactive substances in Antrodia camphorata are.
If you're black and blue after a mountain bike fall or have taken a beating during training, your sore muscles will probably recover faster if you take a grape seed extract supplement.
Researchers at the National Taiwan Sport University have discovered a probiotic that might give an ordinary mortal superhuman characteristics. They found Bifidobacterium longum OLP-01 in the belly of the world's strongest woman.
The temporary muscle-building effect of the citrulline-glutathione combination 09.11.19