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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Protein Bar or Candy Bar: Can You Guess Which Is Which?

According to the Nutrition Business Journal, the US supplement industry is a 37-million dollar industry. That includes sports nutrition such as protein...

Are You Getting the Most From Your Protein Supplement?

The protein supplement is in the top five most used supplements in the United States, which means with their popularity comes a lot of profits to be...

Turmeric: Is This 'Miracle Food' the Real Deal? Here's What the Research Says

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past three months, you've probably heard about turmeric. If not, here's a quick rundown: Turmeric is ...

What Are Amino Acids?

Amino acids. You've probably heard those words before, but do you really know what they mean? Where do they come from? What do they do? Why are th...

5 Natural Remedies for Muscle Soreness

Muscle Soreness? 5 Natural Remedies! High performance is a goal set by any driven athlete. If you are a "no pain, no gain" kind of player, know that you...

WATCH: Competitive Eater Downs Entire Tub of Protein Powder, Consumes 11,760 Calories in 2 Minutes

Matt Stonie is currently the top-ranked professional eater in the world. He knocked off Joey Chestnut to win the 2015 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contes...

5 Ingredients In Pre-Workout Supplements That Don't Work

The United States supplement industry is worth nearly $37 billion dollars. I'll let that sink in for a minute. Protein powders, vitamins and minerals,...

The Endurance Benefits of Coffee

Coffee has always been a controversial topic as it pertains to athletes; is it healthy, does it help athletic performance, and ultimately should...

REPORT: 81 Consumer Supplements Contain Anabolic Steroids

If you've been taking a supplement to build muscle, lose fat or for any other purpose, you may want to put down the pill bottle and read this new re...

The Recovery Benefits of Tart Cherry Supplements

Athletes know that supplementing your diet with protein shakes, bars, and vitamins can help with recovering from a hard workout or game. A new...

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