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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Can Athletes Benefit From Nootropics?

Nootropics is the name given to a broad class of "cognitive-enhancing" supplements. These supplements are touted to increase alertness, cognition and...

Do B Vitamins Actually Improve Your Performance?

Vitamins are an important part of any diet. They assist your body in a variety of ways to ensure it is functioning properly and regularly. Consuming...

Sports Supplements: What's Safe, Effective and Legal?

supplement savvy sports supplements Supplement Savvy: What Works, What's safe and What's legal Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD After attending...

Simple Sport Supplement Tips for Beginners

As exciting as the supplement ads are online and in magazines, you need to consider several things before ordering them and making plans on stocking up....

Creatine Benefits for Athletes

Creatine is one of the most popular sports supplements on the market. It gives you the majority of energy for short-term, maximum exercise such as...

What is Casein Protein?

Having the many options of various protein supplements can sometimes leave us lacking an understanding for the characteristics of a particular protein....

EXOS Launches New Line of Supplements

EXOS has teamed up with Thorne Research to launch EXOS Performance Nutrition, a line of high-quality nutritional supplements. EXOS is a leader in ...

5 Questions High School Athletes Should Ask Before Using Supplements

In just about any sport, it's important to be bigger, stronger and faster than your opponent. For this reason, high school athletes seek out the best...

The 5 Essential Sports Supplements

As a physique contest prep coach and personal trainer I get asked all the time "what sports supplements should I take to _____ (insert gratuitious ad...

The One Thing You Need to Do to Build Muscle

We've all seen the 150-pound soaking wet trainee who seemingly kills himself in the gym day-in and day-out, but his efforts to gain muscle are not being...

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