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An objective look at L-carnitine supplementation for fat-loss and enhanced performance

Opening Comments Over the past 25-plus years carnitine has received a lot of attention, both from researchers and supplement companies alike. Indeed, both camps are interested in carnitine’s role in fat metabolism; however, it is for two very different reasons. … Continue reading

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FDA Flexes Muscle at DMAA – But Should We Even Care?

Opening Comments Times may be tough, but people still want to get JACKED! That is, not unless the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has something to say about it. Over the past couple of months things have really heated up … Continue reading

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Amino Acid Supplementation – ARTICLE REVIEW

Exogenous amino acids stimulate human muscle anabolism without interfering with response to mixed meal ingestion. Douglass Paddon-Jones, Melinda Sheffield-Moore, Asle Aarsland, Robert R. Wolfe, and Arny A. Ferrando Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 228: E761-E767, 2005. PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15572657 ABSTRACT. We … Continue reading

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Other Novel Forms of Creatine: A Brief Follow-up Commentary

Opening Comments So just a little while ago I did a little digging around on BB.com to see the Top 10 Selling Products, just to see what people were spending their hard-earned money on, and without naming the product, I … Continue reading

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Creatine Monohydrate vs. Creatine Ethyl Ester: Settling the Score!

Opening Comments A little over two weeks ago I gave a presentation to the Army ROTC cadets at Rutgers University, wherein I fielded some questions following the presentation. During that time I was asked the question of whether or not … Continue reading

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