East Asian herb eleuthero is suggested to enhance exercise endurance, but research evidence is conflicting. Popularly used in Russia and China as an adaptogen, eleuthero is believed to be capable of improving workout performance by: Reducing fatigue. Eleuthero may be capable of enhancing endurance exercise performance by staving off fatigue, but research is mixed. … [Read more...]
Pre-workout supplements are taken by athletes, bodybuilders and weekend warriors to improve workout performance. Pre-workouts typically include a mix of nutrients meant to improve performance, boost fat loss, promote blood flow, support muscle mass, and enhance focus and other aspects of cognition.
Adaptogenic herb rhodiola may augment endurance exercise performance. As an adaptogen, Rhodiola rosea is best recognized as a stress relieving herb. Among its other potential health benefits and uses includes an ability to improve pre-workout performance by: Boosting endurance capacity. Rhodiola seems to fight fatigue and improve performance during endurance … [Read more...]
Sugar alternative isomaltulose may promote fat burning during exercise. Isomaltulose is a sugar growing in popularity as a pre workout replacement for standard sugar. Its physiological properties may imbue pre workout formulas with such potential benefits as: Enhanced fat oxidation. By promoting the usage of fat during exercise, isomaltulose may increase fat loss. … [Read more...]
Asian herb astragalus may help boost endurance during exercise. Astragalus is a medicinal herb used to boost immunity, reduce inflammation, and help with specific conditions such as diabetes. It has also been claimed to improve workout performance by: Boosting endurance capacity. Astragalus has been shown to extend time until exhaustion during exercise in … [Read more...]
Cordyceps fungus might be able to improve endurance exercise performance, but study findings are mixed. Cordyceps are fungi, some of which have medicinal properties. Some people take cordyceps supplements as a pre-workout because they might: Reduce fatigue. There is some evidence to suggest that cordyceps may be able to prolong time until exhaustion during endurance … [Read more...]