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Top Supplements to Increase Performance

Jul 17, 2008
In the past decade we've seen an explosion in the number and range of sports supplements and legal anabolics being use by bodybuilders and athletes of all types. The demand for sports supplements is growing larger everyday as competitive athletes of all types strive to reach the peak of their performance. Today's supplements are increasingly designed to make use of athlete's full potential.

Today's legal anabolic supplements are much more targeted and effective than in the past thanks to increases in technology and understanding of the function of these compounds. Today you can find supplements that will increase size, strength, stamina and endurance. For this reason it's important that athletes do their research to determine which supplement is most appropriate for their own personal goals.

If possible the supplements should have some background and testing so the athlete can determine if it is safe and effective for it's intended use. Today's legal steroids cover a broad range of categorizations and usages. The goal is to ensure that the athlete's are able to safely and effectively increase their performance. Below is a list of the different types or categories of today's sports supplements.

Anti-oxidant type supplements that provide protection from free radicals. Free radicals are created during exercise and they will cause both muscle damage and post workout soreness. Decreasing exercise induced soreness can improve the athlete's ability to train hard and heavy.

Fat reducing supplements that are geared towards weight loss. These types of supplements can help an athlete lose body fat while maintaining his hard fought for lean muscle gains. Some examples are pyruvate, arginine and chromium. Other more potent examples include Ephedra. A separate sub-category are those anabolic substances that preserve strength and muscle mass while dieting or cutting body fat. This category includes supplements like Mega-TRN and Furazadrol.

Muscle building supplements to help the athlete increase his body weight, specifically the lean muscle mass. These are often called legal steroids by some and include such popular supplements as Superdrol, Phera-plex and Halodrol.

Supplements to decrease paid caused by muscle soreness like ibuprofen. Care should be taken with these as they can be damaging to the liver, especially if taken together with the muscle building anabolics listed above.

Today's athletes are fortunate to have such a broad range of supplements to help them improve their natural performance. Please be responsible and learn as much as possible about the supplements you're considering, especially those that could be considered as legal steroids.
About the Author
The authors website provides more detailed descriptions of popular legal anabolics. In addition, you can find up to date sports supplement information at the blog there as well.
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