Caffeine is an important supplement for improving training intensity. It is more effective for morning than afternoon workouts. Consuming caffeine supplements in the afternoon was less effective and produced more side effects.
Over the last decade, researchers have elucidated the fact that in order to speed up one’s metabolic rate, you must eat, not diet. Researchers have also discovered how certain individual foods and combinations can increase your fat-burning potential. One individual macronutrient, namely protein, has been found to substantially raise the metabolic rate and promote fat loss.
Mediterranean people have a relatively low rate of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and other misfortunes that plague other countries. This has led many to conclude that the traditional Mediterranean diet is the answer to the question, "What is the best diet for weight loss?".
Vitamin C has antioxidant properties that mitigate the many negative effects associated with oxidative damage to biomolecules such as DNA within the human body.1 Vitamin D is somewhat different. Like other vitamins, it promotes overall health— but it also plays an active role in promoting muscle growth and strength.
One product benefiting from the “Oz Effect” is garcinia cambogia (GC), a plant native to Indonesia; also grown in India, regions of Africa and parts of Southeast Asia. GC has long been used to increase the satiety effect of meals, as it suppresses the appetite via an effect on brain serotonin concentration.
If you’re experiencing the symptoms of low ‘test levels’ - therapy can be prescribed in the way of patches, gels, injections, and pellets and some pills over the counter.
Negative consequences assumed to be associated with coffee drinking included dehydration, high blood pressure, ulcers, heart disease and probably one or two more bad things. Much to my delight (and the rest of us in “coffee town,” aka…Seattle), coffee is now tight on the heels of tea in the race for healthy and functional “beveragehood.”
Want to lose fat? Then, count your calories and burn off more than you consume. This mantra has been repeated so many times throughout the past several decades that this simple mathematical equation has spun off into numerous diet programs, meal plans, calorie-counting apps and even devices you wear that estimate how many calories you are burning.
A lot of research has been done in the area of creatine supplementation. The vast majority of this research has looked at the effect of creatine on strength and muscle size or hypertrophy. This means subjects are given creatine while performing weight training.
According to a position paper by the International Society of Sports Nutrition, there is a plethora of evidence that shows that the acute consumption of caffeine can help both strength-power and endurance activities. And for you science geeks, the proof is in the hundreds of studies published on caffeine. However, there’s no need to review all of these studies. Here are seven reasons