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Do nitric oxide supplements make muscles bigger and increase endurance?

Nitric oxide supplements are widely used for bodybuilding and athletic performance, but do they really work?

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Power Balance admits no science behind wristbands

In a past blog, A Skeptical Look at Power Balance Products, I told you that I felt the Power Balance bracelet, that many of you were writing me about, was a marketing gimmick and a soon-to-be-passing fad. Shaquille O’Neal (a fellow … Continue reading

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Active Girls Make Better Grades

Girls who spend more time in vigorous physical activity may do better in school, even if they are not particularly fit, study findings hint. According to this report from Reuters Health, Dr. Lydia Kwak, at Karolinska Institute in Huddinge, Sweden, and … Continue reading

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Student’s Research: Energy Drinks Don’t Improve Performance

The energy drink industry generated more than $6 billion in sales in the United States last year. But how much energy do the beverages actually generate? One young researcher who spared no energy to find out.

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