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Getting to the gym is the hardest part of working out, but if one takes a pre workout supplement beforehand they are more likely to have a productive day at the gym. Using pre workout supplements help with muscle recovery and more enhanced energy. The question is, which supplement do should someone take? Creatine, Glutamine, and Taurine are ingredients in pre workout supplements that will make working out more productive. First Creatine is an organic acid that is made naturally in the body.
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Unfortunately, research on these supplements, herbal or otherwise, has not transmitted to the public as quickly as the diet enhancers themselves. The phenomenon leaves many consumers misguided by skewed advertising and uninformed about the potential risks involved in ingesting these seemingly harmless, over the counter substances. The following is an attempt to look at one particular herbal supplement, Ma-Huang (active ingredient, ephedrine), more critically. THE CLAIMS: What is MaHuang? MaHuang is an herbal supplement found in products such as Metabolife and SoBeTrim, which claim to stimulate weight loss.
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