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...Take Home Points on  Supplements for Swimmers Despite the volumous options, few supplements have evidence supporting benefit in swimmers. Creatine, Caffeine, and Beta-Alanine are the few with some...

...for thought on tainted supplements. Supplements often get a lot of criticism, which isn't completely unwarranted. There are horror stories about elite level athletes failing drug tests, because they unknowingly...

...intake of iron). Nevertheless, energy intake, as a whole, seems to balance energy expenditure. Another finding is that swimmers use dietary supplements that are frequently excessive and unnecessary. 3. What...

...include caffeine, sodium bicarbonate and nitrates. However, always practice the use of ergogenic aids in simulated competition conditions during training so athletes new to dietary supplements know what side effects...

Caffeine is the most commonly used ergogenic aid or supplement in athletics. Bazzucchi et al (2010) had two groups perform a maximal dynamic contraction of the elbow...

...will be the next big enhancement? Nutrition and more UW swimming 12. One area on the rise seems to be nutrition, what are your views on supplements in swimming? Do...

...Americans, Olympic qualifiers, professional triathletes, Boston Qualifiers and Triathlon World Championship qualifiers Just remember, when we talk about supplements, remember that food should be the first thing you change, then try nutraceuticals...

...with Beta-Alanine Beta-alanine (BA) and sodium bicarbonate (SB) are two regularly used supplements. In swimming, both of these supplements are meant to buffer acidity, extracelluarly and intracelluarly. This study analyzed...

...sports and school activities.” Supplements vs. Real Food We adults, as a whole, do a poor job of providing kids with optimal nutrition choices, and ironically the situation doesn’timprove at...

...types of protein are casein, commonly found in supplements which advertise ‘time-released formulas’ or ‘overnight recovery aide’, as well as the more known whey protein.  Whey is the type of...

   
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