Participants in a study using Pomegranate powder extract showed an improvement in aerobic exercise at 1000 mg in humans. They found that participants experienced an increase in blood flow, a delay in fatigue, and an improvement in performance.
When we think intra workout supplementation, we often find ourselves thinking BCAA, BCAA, BCAA, but what about essential amino acids (EAAs)? For years we’ve been led to believe by supplement companies that BCAAs are all you need for intra workout supplementation, but research shows that isn’t the case.
Cissus quadrangularis, commonly used in the past for analgesic and pain management purposes. Fast-forward to the 21st century and new research shows that in active, exercise-trained individuals, Cissus improved joint pain and reduced levels of inflammatory biomarkers in the body (Bloomer et al. 2013). This is obviously huge, because unlike glucosamine and chondroitin, we now actually have a compound that works for active individuals like yourselves.
I am sure by now we have all seen proteins now advertising that they are a better alternative to milk and whey based proteins. Beef protein is one of those newer fad proteins advertising that it is better for you without any of the digestive issues some people associate with whey. An important question, however, is: what is beef protein?