Nutrition for Exercise and Sports

Banned by the usoc growth hormone increase muscle mass

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Unformatted text preview: eta ­hydroxyl ­beta ­methylbutyric acid (HMB) ($100 per month) Promote muscle growth May help increase muscle mass by 0.5 ­1 kg during early stages of training. Long ­term safety and efficacy unknown. Glutamine ($10 ­20 per month) Enhance immune func;on; preserve muscle mass May help athletes prevent upper respiratory tract infec;ons. Protein ­rich foods are a good source of glutamine. Branched ­chain amino acids (BCAAs – Increase muscle mass; energy source leucine, isoleucine, valine) May be helpful for untrained athletes during early stages of training. Dairy products are a good source of BCAAs. No evidence of improving performance in endurance athletes when used as fuel source. Ra<onale Reality Anabolic Steroids Dangerous and/ or Illegal Substance Increase muscle mass and strength Effec;ve but illegal in the U.S. Side effects include stunted growth in adolescents, r...
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