IOC consensus statement supplements

Indirect performance enhancers Some supplements improve a crucial element that is not necessarily directly linked to performance, but by improving that specific element, the supplement will improve your overall performance in the long run. Some examples to get the idea: Supplements that enhance recovery: Athletes […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

Ergogenic aids Some generic truths about supplements The fact that a supplement was scientifically proven to enhance performance doesn’t necessarily mean it will improve your performance. Every supplement works under certain conditions. If those conditions do not apply to you, you are wasting your money. […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

For practical use Why are supplements for practical use so popular? Sometimes it is impractical to reach nutrition goals with “normal” food. It’s much easier to add some water to powder than cooking a meal. Besides being the easy solution it solves a lot of […]

IOC consensus statement supplements

Prevention of nutrition deficiencies Do you have a deficiency? When we speak about nutritional deficiencies we mainly speak about a shortage of one or more minerals and vitamins (micronutrients). A simple blood test can usually tell you whether or not you are missing out on […]