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Ashwagandha improves sex for women

Ashwagandha improves sex for women

No, ashwagandha is not an aphrodisiac for women. It won't give them more libido if they take the stuff. But nevertheless, the Indian herb can make wo [...]
High-protein diet does not cause kidney damage

High-protein diet does not cause kidney damage

The idea that a diet containing relatively high amounts of protein leads to kidney damage is persistent. And even this Australian study, in which the [...]
Boost training with curcumin

Boost training with curcumin

Athletes looking to extend their endurance capacity may achieve better results by taking high doses of curcumin. And curcumin supplementation may al [...]
600mg of Ashwagandha helps with building muscle and burning fat

600mg of Ashwagandha helps with building muscle and burning fat

If bodybuilders or other strength athletes take ashwagandha they build up more muscle and lose fat more quickly, write Indian researchers in the Jour [...]
How to make a super-pancake that builds muscles and burns fat

How to make a super-pancake that builds muscles and burns fat

If you make pancakes by adding whey to your batter and replacing the flour with resistant starch, then according to sports scientists at Skidmore Co [...]
Nigella sativa, plant-based insulin substitute

Nigella sativa, plant-based insulin substitute

A very modest dose of Nigella sativa - known in the Middle East as Habbat ul Baraka or Habbat ul Sauda, and in Europe as black cumin - helps the bod [...]
Lower cortisol levels with fish oil

Lower cortisol levels with fish oil

A modest dose of one gram of fish oil per day lowers cortisol levels, write Italian researchers in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. The participa [...]
Boost strength in size in 6 days with Alpha-GPC

Boost strength in size in 6 days with Alpha-GPC

Athletes for whom strength or speed is important can boost their chance of success by taking 600 mg alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine [abbreviated to [...]
Build more muscle with Eccentric strength training

Build more muscle with Eccentric strength training

Strength training using extremely heavy weights, with which athletes can only manage the return (eccentric) part of the movement on their own, buil [...]
Protect muscle breakdown with L-carnitine

Protect muscle breakdown with L-carnitine

A daily dose of 2 g L-carnitine protects athletes' muscles from breaking down, according to a human study that sports scientists at the Islamic Azad [...]
Whey protein works better combined with added extras

Whey protein works better combined with added extras

Strength athletes with a bit of nous don't just consume whey, but mix it with substances like creatine, beta-alanine, HMB and sodium bicarbonate, to [...]
Lower oestrogen levels with physical activity

Lower oestrogen levels with physical activity

The more you move, the less oestrogen circulates through your body. Biostatisticians at the University of Maryland published the results of a study t [...]
Damaged tendons heal faster with Vitamin B

Damaged tendons heal faster with Vitamin B

A hefty dose of vitamin B5 – aka pantothenic acid – speeds up the healing of wounds. Researchers at the French institute Inserm discovered this in t [...]
Vitamin D helps maintain muscle after 50

Vitamin D helps maintain muscle after 50

People in their 50s who don't do any exercise or physical work lose a little bit of muscle and with it strength as the years pass. Taking a moderate [...]
20gram Whey shake for easier fatloss

20gram Whey shake for easier fatloss

Athletes who do weight training and want to lose weight can keep their appetite under control – and therefore also increase the chance of their weig [...]
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