Month: August 2017

Athlete’s Advocating the Need for Supplements in Health and Fitness – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

by Matt Weik The news we all have been accustomed to hearing is that a professional athlete tested positive for a banned substance (PED) and puts the blame on the supplement industry that a product they were taking “must have been tainted and caused a false positive.” We all know the narrative. However, it appears...
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15mg Capsaicin pre-workout makes more intensive strength training possible – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

Bodybuilders and other strength athletes who take a supplement containing 15 mg capsaicin 45 minutes before their workout are able to get more reps out of their sets – and can thus train more intensively. Brazilian sports scientists at Sao Paulo State University discovered this. StudyThe researchers got 10 trained men to do squats on...
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Betaine May Make Muscles and Bones Stronger – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

Betaine, a bodybuilding supplement, which has been shown in small studies to have an anabolic effect on muscle tissue, may also help to strengthen bones. This is suggested by an in-vitro study that Italian researchers at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute published in the Journal of Translational Medicine. StudyThe Italians exposed human osteoblasts – the...
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Phosphatidylserine and Athletic Performance – IronMag Bodybuilding & Fitness Blog

Genuine advances in sports nutrition are rare, which is why the discovery back in the 90s that creatine supplementation really did improve anaerobic performance created such a stir. However, apart from caffeine use, there’s been no equivalent ‘magic bullet’ supplement for aerobic athletes. But according to Andrew Hamilton, new research on a naturally occurring compound...
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