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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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NAC Lowers DOMS, Initially, but on Day 5-6 it Makes Things Worse | Plus: Putative Performance Benefit is Negligible

  As a SuppVersity reader, you know what hormesis is and are aware that the proinflammatory assault of exercise, is an essential stimulant to musculoskeletal adaptation – a number of human and dozens of animal experiments show: if you quell the production of pro-inflammatory reactive oxygen species with high doses of vitamin C and E the growth and health response to …
Nutrition

The Most Dangerous Nutrition Myth

  How We’re All Being Played for Suckers Here’s what you need to know… Using large amounts of individual antioxidants can be damaging. It can interfere with muscle growth, recovery, and overall health. Taking large amounts of individual antioxidants doesn’t quench free radicals. Instead, the antioxidants themselves turn into free radicals. Stress, smoking, alcohol, and pollution aren’t …