Anssi Manninen is a Finnish exercise physiologist specialising in sports nutrition and ergogenic aids and has consulted elite athletes in all sports. Anssi holds a MHS in sports medicine from University of Kuopio Medical School.

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Recently, two exercise physiologists, Wendy Repovich and Janet Peterson, presented at the ACSM fitness summit and debunked some nutritional myths. Some were utter nonsense. Read below to see what I am talking about!
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For decades, the USDA has taught us that a diet low in fat and high in starch promotes fat loss... Where's the proof? A recent JAMA study provides support for very-low-carb diets. Learn more right here and see if you agree.
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Numerous studies have shown that high-protein diets increase satiety and thus facilitate fat loss. Read on right here to learn about three types of diets and how effective they are...
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This is an investigation into the metabolic responses of high-glycemic or low-glycemic meals consumed during recovery from prolonged exercise. This is a good read if you are prepared for some technical jargon.
Section: Nutrition ::

This article examines the latest scientific findings related to bodybuilding nutrition. We will be discussing more about protein/carb diets and what studies are suggesting is the best course of action.
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Many exercise scientists maintain that the low-carbohydrate diets suck because you will lose muscle mass rather than body fat. However, this is clearly not the case...
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Ephedrine is classified as a sympathomimetic drug and central nervous system stimulant. Its ability to act as a sympathetic agonist and increase thermogenesis (production of heat) has led to its use in weight loss/fat loss...
Section: Supplements ::

These findings reinforce the notion that GAKIC supplementation may be a useful aid for strength-power athletes, similar to creatine supplementation.
Section: Sports ::

With many types of creatine on the market, all claiming to be the best, how do you choose the best one for you? Here is the scientific truth!
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