Taking vitamins C and E could hurt your endurance training?

WHAT A SURPRISE! Another confusing study by the scientific community. the study says that taking 1000mg of C and 240 mg of E hampered muscle adaptation in the subjects; then the “Health Service” (that title reeks of Government) says it’s not harmful. More testing has to be done in the areas of strength and endurance…

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Research shows vitamin D2 is a poor choice for strength athletes

Power athletes and others looking for an edge to improve their performance should avoid taking vitamin D2. Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis showed that taking vitamin D2 supplements decreased levels of vitamin D3 in the body and resulted in higher muscle damage after intense…

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New Study -Probiotics could help women lose weight

Certain probiotics could help women lose weight and keep it off, according to a recent study. Studies have already demonstrated that the intestinal flora of obese individuals differs from that of thin people. That difference may be due to the fact that a diet high in fat and low in fiber promotes certain bacteria at…

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The Ultimate Nutrition Q&A

At FLEX, the nutrition questions come at us fast and furiously. It’s safe to say that diet know-how is almost every aspiring bodybuilder’s weak point, both because of rampant misinformation in the media, on the web and spread through gyms nationwide, and because it isn’t the simplest of topics in the first place. What you…

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Worst Things to Say To Someone Trying to Lose Weight

Worst Things to Say To Someone Trying to Lose Weight

What’s the worst thing anyone ever said to you when you were trying to lose weight? That’s the question we put to Health’s Facebook audience, and boy, did we get an earful! Research backs those responses up. A whopping 66% of women aged 25-55 who have dieted or are trying to lose weight say those…

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Casein Point

Protein can be a little like sex: Sometimes you want it fast; sometimes you want it slow; and sometimes a mix is even better. Casein is the fraction of milk protein that clumps after you consume it, delivering amino acids into your system more slowly and for longer periods of time. In other words, casein…

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Can a Raw Vegan Get Enough Vitamin B12 ?

B-12, is also known as cobalamin, and is key for optimum health. B-12 is involved in many important physical processes, that include the formation and maintenance of blood cells, nerve cells, and the formation of DNA, the complicated genetic stuff inside the cells. Vegans,in addition to being at risk of being skinny with pasty skin,…

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What to Drink During Your Workout - Health.com

What to Drink During Your Workout – Health.com

As much as 60% of your body is made up of water and when you work out, you can lose quite a bit. The American College of Sports Medicine notes that drinking water helps functioning of the joints and body tissues, the regulation of body temperature, and the transportation of nutrients. But some of us…

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