Glucosamine sulfate is a substance found in the fluid around your joints.  Supplements containing glucosamine sulfate may come from natural sources such as shellfish or they can be made in a laboratory. Can glucosamine prevent joint damage? Some athletes take glucosamine supplements in the hopes of preventing or reversing joint damage caused by intense sports […]

Sports bars can be a good choice if you need some energy before you play a sport. They can also help you repair your muscles after playing a sport. However, it is not necessary to use sports bars. You can get the energy you need from food before you play a sport. If I use […]

Creatine is naturally made by our kidneys and liver. It is carried throughout the body in the blood and provides energy to your muscles. Your body makes most of the creatine you need, but it is also found in meat, poultry and fish. Creatine supplements have a much higher dose than what is found in […]

Protein powder is one of the most popular sports supplements for athletes and people who want to gain muscle mass. However, getting enough protein can easily be done by eating protein-rich foods. Extra protein from protein powders is rarely needed. Protein powders can be costly and do not have any benefits over a balanced diet. […]

When you consider the obesity statistics throughout the Western world, it is no wonder that people the world over are searching for the one ‘wonder pill’ that will help them eliminate fat, shed the unwanted pounds and bring back the vestiges of their lost youth. The diet industry and the infomercial people know this…which is […]