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LIFT HEAVY? THEN YOU NEED THIS CHEAP PROTEIN

A New Function for Collagen Peptides by TC Luoma T-Nation The subject of collagen supplementation creates very little buzz in the weightlifting world, which is downright weird. Hell, it’s the main component of connective tissue, which includes ligaments, tendons, and cartilage and accounts for roughly 25 to 30% of the protein mass in the human body. If …
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The best post-exercise protein: Trial compares whey and pea

By Nikki Hancocks Nutra Ingredients USA Post-exercise whey protein consumption mitigates muscle damage better than pea protein but the two sources may be comparable when leucine and BCAA levels are alike, according to a new randomised trial. The optimal protein dosing for increased rates of myofibrillar protein synthesis (MPS) and gains in fat-free mass (FFM) …
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Lipoic acid supplements help some obese but otherwise healthy people lose weight

Science Daily A compound given as a dietary supplement to overweight but otherwise healthy people in a clinical trial caused many of the patients to slim down, research by Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University showed. The research, published in the Journal of Nutrition, analyzed the effects of 24 weeks of daily, 600-milligram …
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Some asthma drug can boost sprint and strength performance in athletes

Science Daily Unclear if World Anti-Doping Agency ‘approved’ versions have same effect, finds evidence review A type of asthma drug, known as ß2-agonists, can boost sprint and strength performance in athletes who don’t have the respiratory condition, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports …