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Author Archives: Jose Antonio, Ph.D.

Caffeinated Gum for Workouts

Who doesn’t like chewing gum? Exactly. Most everyone loves the rubbery stuff. It’s great while you work; it’s great when you’re bored out of your mind; and for some it even takes the edge off when you’re hungry. Not to ...

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Before or After?

What’s the most important meal of the day? If you answered, “Breakfast,” then you need to take a remedial course in sports nutrition. The classic work by Paul Cribb, Ph.D., showed that taking the identical supplement—protein, carbs and creatine—before and ...

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Protein, Oats and Performance

Did you know that protein derived from oats has ergogenic benefits? Though we know the importance of animal-based proteins, the nonanimal sources may indeed be an alternative to add to the dietary arsenal of vegans and meat eaters alike. Recently, ...

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Eat More Acid

If you slept through chemistry class, you probably forgot the mnemonic device for memorizing the essential amino acids: PVT TIM HALL (say Private Tim Hall). The essential aminos include phenylalanine, valine, tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, methionine, histidine, arginine (essential in the ...

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