Sports Supplements

A supplement is any product that delivers nutrients to the body in addition to those supplied by food. A balanced diet is sufficient for most people, but many athletes take supplements to improve their training results and athletic performance. Popular safe supplements include multivitamins to correct nutritional deficiencies and products containing protein, creatine or glutamine to increase muscle strength and size and to enhance performance. Learn about safe and effective supplements by following advice from today's top experts and nutritionists.

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What to Look for in a Pre-Workout Supplement

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By: Andy Haley

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By: Rob Scott

HEALTH ALERT: Third-Party Testing Finds Heavy Metals in Many Popular Supplements

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By: Andy Haley

3 Warning Signs A Supplement Isn't Effective

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By: Rob Scott

How to Choose the Right Protein Powder for Your Workout Goals

Protein Powder – often referred to as an "essential" supplement for fitness fanatics who are serious about getting results. Whether you think it is or...

By: Justin Ochoa