The research study constituted a test in order to determine whether a 15-day consumption of Betaine, which is a substance obtained from Glycine, would increase muscle endurance.
The test results of twenty-four willing male subjects proved that Betaine is a significant compound for the human body’s muscle endurance especially for individuals involved in workout programs.
Cooke, M. B., Rybalka, E., Williams, A. D., Cribb, P. J., and Hayes, A. (20090. Creatine Supplementation Enhances Muscle Force Recovery After Eccentrically-Induced Muscle Damage in Health Individuals. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, 6:13. Retrieved 18 Jun 2009, from The JISSN. Website: http://www.jissn.com/content/6/1/13
Through the research study, healthy individuals who have been subjected to eccentrically-induced muscle damage are informed with another option that shall enhance force recovery. The compound Creatine monohydrate or Cr contains certain chemicals that help with the dietary supplementation of the body consequently speeding up the recovery of damaged muscles in the process.
Kammer, L., Ding, Z., Wang, B., Hara, D., Liao, Y., and Ivy, J. L. (2009). Cereal and Nonfat Milk Support Muscle Recovery Following Exercise. Journal of International Society of Sports Nutrition, 6:11. Retrieved 18 Jun 2009, from the JISSN. Website: http://www.jissn.com/content/6/1/11
After comparing the effects of cereal consumed with nonfat milk and a sports drink on muscle recovery immediately after an individual’s involvement with endurance exercises, it has been found out that cereals and nonfat milk significantly increase glycogen and protein synthesis even after endurance exercises, which helps in muscle recovery.