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preworkout

Which preworkout supplement ingredients work best?

There is a good reason caffeine and beta-alanine are the two most popular ingredients found in preworkout supplements. There is plenty of research on both ingredients, and the research is overwhelmingly positive on their ability to improve workout performance. The same is not true for tyrosine. Verdict: caffeine and...

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soy protein cardio

Does soy protein improve cardio?

We don't think of protein as a way to improve cardiovascular performance in the same light as we do with strength gains. If protein improves strength, does it also do the same with cardio? More specifically, does soy protein improve cardiovascular performance?

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caffeine

Does caffeine increase strength?

Caffeine Caffeine is a popular supplement used to improve performance and increase alertness. Americans consume 200-300 milligrams of caffeine per day. As one of the most widely used ingredients in pre-workout supplements, it's important to verify its efficacy in improving exercise outcomes. What is Caffeine? Caffeine is a substance found naturally in...

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sports drinks

Do sports drinks improve performance?

Sports Drinks Commercially available sports drinks such as Gatorade and Powerade contain carbohydrates, electrolytes, and other nutrients. These products claim to improve rehydration and provide energy to keep workouts going longer. This presumably leads to increased strength, endurance, and overall performance gains. Given these claims, do we really need to consume...

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