Le­gal boost New ways to power up

Runner's World (UK) - - Warm Ups -

A re­view of (le­gal) per­for­manceen­hanc­ing aids for en­durance train­ing gave the nod to two sup­ple­ments you may not have con­sid­ered: in re­search, sup­ple­men­ta­tion with the amino acid beta-ala­nine (5g per day) re­duced per­ceived ex­er­tion and mus­cle fa­tigue dur­ing ex­er­cise. And sodium bi­car­bon­ate can help counter the buildup of lactic acid in mus­cles dur­ing high-in­ten­sity ex­er­cise.

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