Everyone wants the next best supplement. Whether you want fat loss, muscle gain, sports performance, or mirror confidence. However, research behind many supplements is lacking the plentiful claims by many supplement companies. The branched-chain amino acid (BCAA), leucine, has been associated with increases in muscle and numerous other benefits. The benefits of this BCAA may…

In the competitive arena of sports, athletes are continuously seeking training aids and supplements that may provide them with a competitive edge. Substances that increase athletic performance (i.e., enhanced muscular power, strength, and endurance) are referred to as ergogenics. Recently, studies reported that an over-the-counter supplement named citrulline malate enhanced aerobic energy production, augmented muscular force…

Weight loss supplements are a major topic of conversation in the exercise world.  They are designed to decrease weight and help you reduce body fat.  There have been a few studies that have looked at their benefits with increasing physical performance.  In today’s culture we want to take a supplement that gives us the fastest…

Take Home Points The predictors from most to least influential were: older age, female sex, BMI (>30), smoking, alcohol consumption, season, no vitamin supple use, no bicycling, no sporting, no gardening, medication use, poor appetite, and without a partner. Vitamin D this and Vitamin D that…you can’t open a health section of any paper without…