Use of supplements to achieve indirect performance benefits

There are a lot of different kinds of supplements on the market. This blog post will specifically discuss the types of supplements that are used to indirectly improve performance. The list of such supplements is very long, but there is still a lot of research to be done to prove its effectiveness. In this post, […]

Use of supplements to achieve direct performance benefits

There are many different kinds of supplements on the market. This blog post will discuss the types of supplements that are used to achieve direct performance benefits. Other blog posts in this series are: Should I take supplements or not? How do I know if they’re safe? Use of supplements to correct and prevent nutrition […]

Use of supplements for practical reasons

There is a lot of different kind of supplements on the market. This blog post will specifically discuss the types of supplements that are used for practical reasons. They’re also the most bought supplements by athletes. Other blog posts in this series are: Should I take supplements or not? How do I know if they’re […]

Use of supplements to correct and prevent nutrition deficiencies

There is a lot of different kind of supplements on the market. This blog post will specifically discuss the types of supplements that can be used to correct and/or prevent nutrition deficiencies. Other blog posts in this series are: Should I take supplements or not? How do I know if they’re safe? Use of supplements […]

Should I take supplements or not? How do I know if they’re safe?

A lot of athletes use supplements however they’re not always aware of the exact effects those supplements have and if they really need them in the first place. The term supplement doesn’t have a singular definition. The IOC defined it in its consensus statement as:   “A food, food component, nutrient, or non-food compound that […]