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What are some good pre workout supplements for endurance training?

What are some good pre workout supplements for endurance   training?

Depends: Most endurance training workouts are best fueled by a well balanced diet that includes fruits and vegetables. Having an adequate of amount of carbs is important to maximize the glycogen stores in the muscles, which provides the muscles with energy. Supplement with adequate hydration, a small of amount of protein as well. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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I'm seriously want to gain muscles on my things and calfs?What supplement and training must I apply to gain more power and endurance?

I'm seriously want to gain muscles on my things and calfs?What supplement and training must I apply to gain more power and endurance?

Legs: Let's assume you meant "thighs and calves". Your training for the lower body should focus on compound exercises. Squats and deadlifts should be your starting points. Supplements are just that, not replacements for excellent nutrition. Excellent nutrition trumps any supplement on the market every day of the week. ...Read more

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I'm a competitive swimmer aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics. What are some medication/supplements to enhance endurance and testosterone? I train 10x/wk

I'm a competitive swimmer aiming for the 2016 Rio Olympics. What are some medication/supplements to enhance endurance and testosterone? I train 10x/wk

Natural supplements: are the best way to attempt boosting your testosterone. Medications have side effects and are illegal for the Olympics! Zinc supplementation has been shown to be of some benefit in optimizing testosterone levels Vitamin D and whey protein may also be of some benefit. The most important thing to do is train and eat right. Best of luck! :) ...Read more

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What are the best supplements to take?

What are the best supplements to take?

Be smart here...: FDA doesn't regulate supplements & can't remove potentially dangerous ones from the market. In 2012, the Inspector General reported of 127 products, 20% made claims about treating diseases (which is allowed only for prescription drugs) & 7% didn't include the required FDA disclaimer. Avoid those with suspicious claims, be wary of products labeled in other languages. Look for the "USP" purity seal. ...Read more

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What is the best time to take supplements?

What is the best time to take supplements?

It Depends: It depends on the supplement: some require being taken on an empty stomach and some should be taken with food. Some are better in the a and some before bed. Examples: vitamin d should be taken with food that has some fat in it. Chromium is taken right before meals acidophilus should not be taken at the same time as an antibiotic and melatonin should be taken before bed. Let me know which one u nee. ...Read more

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When is the best time to take supplements?

When is the best time to take supplements?

When evaluation: Determines that you have a specific deficiency or impairment in absorption that requires correction or a specific condition for which a supplement is known to be truly helpful. Otherwise a nutritious diet will provide for your needs without supplements, and will taste better, too. Enjoy. ...Read more

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What essential fatty acid supplement is best?

What essential fatty acid supplement is best?

Essential FA's: We all need omega-3 fatty acids because we cannot synthesize them. Fish or other marine oils give us both epa & dha without having to convert them from plant-based ala. Research companies & make sure you buy a product that is free of heavy metal and other contaminants (not just "cheap"!) good place to review products: http://www.Consumerlab.Com/ get 1-2 g/day epa and at least 500 mg/day dha. ...Read more

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What is the best supplement for reverse aging?

What is the best supplement for reverse aging?

There is not one: Remember that "supplements" have no definitive or proven real effect in the body. There are a miriad of substances that claim reverse aging: antioxidants like vitamins e, c, a. Some claims of the seed of apricot, vital procolageno , hyaluronic acid, collagen. Retinoids. And many more. Definitively smoking causes more wrinkles and premature death. ...Read more

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What are the best supplements for a man of 60?

What are the best supplements for a man of 60?

Whole foods: Do not take supplements in the absence of a known deficiency. Speak to your doctor about any concerns you have and decide together if any supplements are necessary. Don't trust the hoopla, hyperbole and hype that you need a supplements. If you eat properly, vitamin d may be your only deficiency, but check with your doctor. ...Read more