Anabolic steroids and the heart
01/17/11
By AST Sports Science
Filed Under: Research

There are a lot of misconceptions about anabolic steroids and their side-effects. The main reason for this is that there is no data on long term steroid use in the dosages used by athletes.

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I’m a cyclist will BETA-X help increase my performance?
01/16/11
By AST Sports Science
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

You’ll see a boost in both sprint power and increase in time to exhaustion. You’ll ride faster and stronger for longer.

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Is Yohimbine a testosterone booster or fat metabolizer?
01/15/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

Yohimbine is a highly unusual compound as it is a natural alpha-2 antagonist that promotes sympathetic activity by central as well as peripheral mechanisms to promote fat loss.

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Research Update: Supplementing with Glutamine for maximum muscle recovery
01/13/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Research

Recent findings show that strenuous physical exercise and the exhaustive training programs that bodybuilders follow lead to glutamine depletion due to lowered synthesis and enhanced uptake by liver and immune cells.

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Creatine reduces lactic acid during exercise
01/12/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Research

Researchers have discovered that supplementation with creatine monohydrate increased the aerobic breakdown of glucose and reduced the production of lactic acid.

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The Athlete’s Bio-Passport is Here: Drug cheats beware!
01/11/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Research

Competitive athletes take note, testing for banned substances has reached an entirely new level.

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How much VP2 do I need to gain muscle mass? Should the amount be based upon my current weight or my target weight?
01/10/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Questions & Answers

A structured nutritional approach is essential for effective fat loss and/or muscle gain. However, I don’t believe that setting “a target weight” accurately assesses progress in either of these objectives.

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Nutrition Myths that Need to be Squashed
01/07/11
By Paul Cribb Ph.D. CSCS.
Filed Under: Articles

Take a look at these popular myths and the research that squashes them. If you believe any of these myths you maybe sabotaging your capacity to make great improvements.

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