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What health supplement can I take to achieve the best results after 10 days of treadmill workouts?

What health supplement can I take to achieve the best results after 10 days of treadmill workouts?

None: I am not sure any supplement has that sort of power, especially after only 10 days of aerobic activity. For best results you should combine strength work with the cardio. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. 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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Is it bad to take some supplements after training workouts? Like protein shake !

Is it bad to take some supplements after training workouts? Like protein shake !

Supplements: A protein shake following a workout can be beneficial because the goal of your workout is replace fat with protein. In order to make protein, you need the building blocks to do that. ...Read more

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Taking Vitamins & Supplements (Checklist)

Check with your physician on the benefits and side effects
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Schedule a followup visit with your physician to evaluate the effect
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Make sure it does not inhibit or enhance other medications you take
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Creatine and whey supplements hello there, I have been working out for 6 months now, at the gym and i want to start taking supplements so im going to take creatine whey and dextrose, after workout, my question is im going to do 20-30 min of aerobics after

Those : Those supplements have not been deemed safe in high quality literature, including peer-reviewed literature, and are not deemed effective or safe for enhancing training regimens. They have, however, been documented to cause muscle breakdown such as rhabdomyolysis in multiple case studies. ...Read more

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What does creatine do?Shud i take it b4 or after my workout.I've also tried some supplements lyk mass gainers and whey proteins.Which shud i take when

What does creatine do?Shud i take it b4 or after my workout.I've also tried some supplements lyk mass gainers and whey proteins.Which shud i take when

Gain muscle mass: A single 5 g (5000 mg) oral dose in healthy adults results in a peak plasma creatine level of approximately 120 mg/l at 1–2 hours post-ingestion. Creatine has a fairly short elimination half-life, averaging just less than 3 hours, so to maintain an elevated plasma level it would be necessary to take small oral doses every 3–6 hours throughout the day. Follow directions! ...Read more

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Taking Vitamins & Supplements (Checklist)

Work with your physician to learn which supplements will help you most
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Only use high quality, pharmaceutical grade supplements
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Take the supplements as directed for best effects
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Can i take amino acid supplements before my workout and after my workout or should I just take them after i train?

Can i take amino acid supplements before my workout and after my workout or should I just take them after i train?

No: Or not take it at all.Guess what? I am going to mention that a good diet is best.Side effects include kidney problems, no effectiveness on anything.Do not be lazy.Do the work and eat well. ...Read more

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Taking Vitamins & Supplements (Checklist)

Take a multivitamin
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Women, take calcium with vitamin D3
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For joint pain, take glucosamine 1500 mg
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Always ask your doctor before adding supplements
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Whats a good supplement to take when you workout?

Whats a good supplement to take when you workout?

Carbs &Protiens: When you workout, you deplete muscle glycogen , glycogen is the primary fuel your muscles use for energy production; therefore, optimizing glycogen stores is important and it's one of the reasons energy levels decrease when reducing carbs. Promote glycogen synthesis, but it's also crucial to feed some protein to stimulate protein synthesis and inhibit what's known as proteolysis. ...Read more

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