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Supplments any recomendation(2 posts)

Supplments any recomendationDeadGame
Jan 24, 2003 4:45 PM
Do any of the aerobic supplements work like Coenzyme-10 etc..
Send me the money insteadKerry Irons
Jan 25, 2003 6:33 PM
A slight possibility exists that one of these supplements could boost performance in a double blind controlled study, but since these guys never do double blind controlled studies, no proof of that possibility exists. The reason I am so doubtful is that every one of these boosters is based on a plausible theory but is not backed up by credible clinical evidence. Supplements are an unregulated industry - they lobbied congress with big money to make sure the FDA can only intervene to protect the public safety. One has to be suspiscious of a bunch like that. I the past 30 years, there has been one miracle supplement after another, and none of them stay as fads for more than 2-3 years, then it's off to the next fad. The primary effect you will get is self belief, and that can be quite a performance booster in itself.