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Lifting Speed - Fast or Slow?
Just what is the ideal cadence for the concentric (lifting) part of a rep? Our physiology and biology expert Rob Clarke analyses a recent research paper that sheds some much needed light on this contentious issue among serious lifters.
About Gakic : Glycine-l-arginine-alpha-ketoisocaproic acid – supplement formula which may help to delay the onset of fattigue
Glutamine : Glutamine has been studied extensively over the past 10-15 years and has been shown to be useful in treatment of serious illnesses, injury, trauma, burns, cancer and its treatment related side-effects as well as in wound healing for postoperation…
Green Tea : Green tea (Camellia sinensi, Epigallocatechin Gallate [EGCG]) originated in China, and it is believed to have been in use for over four thousand years. Green tea contains many polyphenolic antioxidants and is widely consumed the world over.
Guarana : Guaranine, an alkaloid extracted from guarana, possesses the same beneficial effects as caffeine. It acts as a general stimulant
Guggulsterones : Guggulsterone is a plant sterol found in the resin of the guggul plant, Commiphora mukul. Molecules of guggulsterone have two stereoisomers
HCA : Hydroxy Citric Acid a natural citric acid which may help curb the appetite according to the studies
Histidine : an amino acid that is found abundantly in haemoglobin. Has been used in the treatment of arthritis and anaemia and sexual functioning
HMB : The branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) metabolite B-hydroxy B-methylbutyrate monohydrate (HMB) has been shown to support the body's ability to minimize protein (i.e., muscle) breakdown and damage to muscle cells, which can occur after intense training.
KetIscoproate acid : A down line ingredient from an important amino acid involved in muscle preservation during training.
Carnitine : A compound that is required to transport long chain fatty acids across the inner membrane of the mitochondria
Milk Thistle : Milk thistle extract is a potent antioxidant which prevents harm from free radicals and lends nutritional support to the liver. Milk thistle seed extract contains silymarin, a unique type of flavonoid-like compound considered the active ingredient.