Sports Supplements Articles

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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Whey vs. Soy Protein: Which Is Better for Lean Muscle Gains?

Many people wonder whether whey or soy protein is the better choice to build lean muscle mass. There's a lot of bad information out there, which may...

Get Stronger With Branched-Chain Amino Acids

What They Are Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)—leucine, isoleucine and valine—are the most ...

How Protein Makes Muscles Bigger

Everyone is talking about protein, and rightfully so. It's one of the keys to building muscle. Yet, despite its popularity, most people don't fully ...

Top Workout Supplements

Supplements are a huge topic of debate in the fitness industry, and rightfully so—they have become a billion dollar industry. As the name implies,...

Best Probiotic Supplements

Ever read a vitamin container label that says "helps combat free radicals" or "high in antioxidants"? What are free radicals and what's the best cho...

The Best Dietary Supplements for Hockey Players

All hockey players—all athletes for that matter—should know exactly what they are putting in their bodies. The worst thing a player can do is to...

Athletic Performance Benefits of Creatine

One of the best workout supplements on the market today, creatine has a number of great benefits for athletes. Unfortunately, athletes are constan...

Do's and Don'ts of Dietary Supplements

As a sports dietitian, I'm always getting asked about dietary supplements. Questions like "are they necessary?" and "'which ones are safe?" are freq...

EAS Launches New Recovery Protein Powder

EAS 100% Whey Protein has been a favorite among athletes and bodybuilders due to its muscle-building formula and great taste. EAS has now created an a...

Study Shows Correlation Between Vitamins, Iron and Teen Fitness

A recent study conducted at the University of Zaragoza, in Spain, examined the correlation between levels of vitamins and iron in the bloodstreams o...

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