Supplements Part 1
Many people now take supplements to help them with health and fitness. The supplement industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In 2012 it was reported that nutritional supplements were producing about $32 billion in revenue in the US and it is projected to double that by topping $60 billion in 2021 according to the Nutritional Business Journal.
The supplement industry is however filled with exaggerated claims and pseudo-science that are not supported by credible evidence. Many people can make the mistake of putting too much emphasis on supplement at the expense of a proper diet. Unfortunately, most diet supplements are overpriced or useless. If it seems too good to be true, it often is...
If you are considering taking a supplement a few things to consider-
This blog will look at the research behind supplements taken from research conducted by the International Society of Sports Nutrition- exercise & sports nutrition review update & research recommendations.
Creatine is a supplement that is often used to help improve muscle strength and athletic performance. There have been numerous studies that have indicated that creatine supplementation can increase body mass and/or muscle mass during training.
The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) also states that in their view it is the most effective nutritional supplement available to athletes to increase high intensity exercise capacity and muscle mass.
In this article I write about what creatine is and ISSN exercise & sports nutrition review update: research & recommendations 2018.
How many times have we heard someone say, “so and so seems to be able to eat anything they want and not put on weight, while I just have to look at food and I seem to put on weight, no matter what I eat, I put on weight”
There can be a few things going on-
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