Whey, branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), creatine, psyllium husks, caffeine and other non-food items that athletes add to their diet to improve training and recovery. Questions are about which supplements are appropriate in which circumstances, and the details of using them.
I spent about 6 to 7 years working out hard both in the gym and running, when I was in college. When I graduated and got a job, I stopped working out cold turkey. After about 3 years working, I ...
Many creatine distributors, health forums, etc. recommend avoiding mixing creatine with citrus juices, as supposedly the citric acid could combine with the creatine to produce creatinine, which isn't ...
I use creatine and L-glutamine for my workouts, typically taking the L-glutamine about an hour before my workout, and creatine immediately after. (I don't take them together because I understand they ...
I've reached a point where my training runs are long enough (2 - 3 hours) and far enough (15+ miles) that I need to take on board some additional energy in the form of gels and/or sports drinks in ...
I am looking for some diatary ways to keep my metabolism high, especially between meals. What kinds of foods or supliments can help keep your body processing long after you've consumed them? Ideally ...
Glucosamine is quite popular and is featured prominently in pharmacies and supermarkets in Australia. I was once recommended by a GP to take glucosamine tablets to reduce joint soreness as I exercise ...