Supplements: lies, damn lies and statistics!

in Other

The great leader Sir Winston Churchill once said “Don’t trust any statistics you didn’t fake yourself.” His rather cautious view of statistics is probably shared by many of us. After all, you’re no doubt aware of the phrase ‘lies and damn lies and statistics’, which essentially suggests that no matter how absurd an argument, there’ll... MORE

L-carnitine: back on the block

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Thought that L-carnitine was old hat for endurance performance? Joe Beer explains why you need to think again and shows how L-carnitine could offer significant performance benefits for endurance athletes. MORE

Different but equals

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In today’s politically correct world, we’re supposed to say that there are no differences between men and women. But as everyone knows, that’s just not true. While women and men are equals, biological science has unequivocally demonstrated that they are different in many ways, including sport performance. With a higher level of muscle mass and... MORE

Too much of a good thing?

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If you’re reading this, the chances are you’re already pretty physically active, and you’re not down the pub most nights, nipping out for frequent fag breaks and finishing off the evening with kebab and chips, so pat yourself on the back for being ahead of the game! But while you do that, try and spare... MORE

Sh*t happens guv!

in Email Newsletters, Endurance psychology, Other, Psychological aides

It’s strange how so many people seem to regard physical and mental functions of the human body as completely separate entities. Strange, because the brain is hardwired into every part of the body, and we have masses of evidence showing that much of what we experience and how we function physically is powerfully regulated by... MORE

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