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Endurance athletes perform better if they ban cookies and other starch and sugar-loaded foods from their diet, and replace them with almonds. A human study, involving eight cyclists and two triathletes, that Chinese researchers published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition suggests this.

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The worldwide decline in vitamin intake is contributing to the increase in the number of overweight people. Scientists at the French research institutes INSERM and INRA draw this conclusion from an animal study in which they gave mice half of the amount of vitamins that the animals require. Thanks a lot, food industry.

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Bodybuilding supplements containing methoxivone may have an exceptionally strong oestrogenic effect. Irish researchers at Queen’s University Belfast in Belfast, write about this in the September 2014 issue of Food Chemistry. They tested a methoxivone supplement in test tubes and observed an oestrogenic effect 130 times above the level that toxicologists regard as acceptable.

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Bodybuilders who skip the occasional workout – because they lack the time or inclination – make just as much progress as bodybuilders who never miss a session. But athletes who skip more than twenty percent of their training sessions are definitely jeopardizing their progression, according to a study that sports scientists at the University of Brasilia published in the Asian Journal of Sports Medicine.

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If you’ve made the effort to read this post, you may well have a pitch-black bottle of BPI’s Solid in your kitchen. One of its ingredients is an extract of Borassus aethiopum, which according to the manufacturer has an anabolic effect that is comparable with that of the steroid fluoxymesterone. Interesting for bodybuilders who are after strong, hard and well-defined muscles. With prominent veins running over them.

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Twenty or thirty years ago, thousands of bodybuilders took extracts from plants such as Smilax officinalis [sarsaparilla] and Dioscorea esculenta [wild yam]. These contained the steroid-like diosgenin [structural formula shown here]. And lo: a Japanese animal study published recently in the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology suggests that diosgenin does indeed have an anabolic effect.

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Exercise reduces your chances of developing type-2 diabetes, but even if you already have diabetes exercise is good for you. Definitely if you exercise for longer than the daily half hour that is advised. An American epidemiological study published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise has confirmed this.

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Strength training will result in more muscle mass when combined with a protein-rich diet. Nothing new here, but that strength training combined with a protein-rich diet is healthier might be news to you. Researchers at Pusan National University in South Korea reach this conclusion in a small human study that they published in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.

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Sports food manufacturers do nothing with the amino acid glycine. To them glycine is at best a pricey filling agent. But this image is not justified, according to an animal study that physiologists at the University of Melbourne published in Clinical Nutrition. According to their study, glycine has an anticatabolic effect.

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Take two tablets a day containing an extract of the Asian climbing plant Gynostemma pentaphyllum, and you’ll lose nearly a kilogram fat in a month. Without dieting, and without extra exercise, according to a study published by nutritionists at Chonbuk National University, Korea in Obesity.

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If infertile men take one capsule containing Ashwagandha – Latin name Withania somnifera – every day for a couple of months, their testosterone level rises by 17 percent and their sperm cell concentration increases by 167 percent. Doctors at Mahalaxmi Clinic in Mumbai, India write about it in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

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Under stressful conditions the concentration of the hormone cortisol in the body rises. If the increase is big enough, the amount of testosterone you produce decreases and with it your libido. You can prevent this by eating a handful of goji berries every day, a Chinese animal study suggests.

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If you do heavy physical work or weight training, you’ll not only make your body more muscled and stronger, but you’ll also make it last longer. Muscle mass extends life expectancy write researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine in the American Journal of Medicine.

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About five years ago we wrote a piece on the slimming supplement Sinetrol, about the fact that it could help you lose up to half a kilogram a week. And it’s not based on suspect stimulants – the active ingredients are polyphenols from citrus fruits. According to a recent human study, Sinetrol is safe – and may even have a mild muscle-building effect.

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