Supplements

Does Supplementing with the Amino Acid Glutamine Boost Muscle Hypertrophy?

From Cathe Athletes and bodybuilders are always looking for a training edge. For athletes, it’s a performance edge. For bodybuilders, it’s a muscle building advantage. Some bodybuilders, amateur and professional, even resort to taking supplements in hopes of boosting muscle growth. One such supplement is glutamine, a supplement available with other amino acids and in …
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Are Anti-Oxidants Killing Your Gianz?

Will Brink, Brinkzone Are anti-oxidants (AA) killing your gainz? Maybe…It’s been known for some time that high dose AA, as well as other OTC anti-inflammatory agents such as NSAIDs, appear to  diminish hypertrophy and body composition adaptations to RT. Translated, AA and NSAID’s may negatively impact gainz. Precisely why has not been fully elucidated but the obvious …
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Beta-Alanine, Widely Used, but Rarely Tested for Safety!?

Individual Studies Find Serum / Muscle Taurine is Reduced by >20%, However the Totality of Evidence Suggests… Regular SuppVersity readers will be familiar with the way(s) in which taurine (#TAU) and beta-alanine seem to both complement and antagonize each other. Beta-alanine, in particular, has been found to deplete muscular (and other tissue) taurine stores – a problem, …