A recent meta-analysis suggested that creatine only has a “trivial-to-small” effect on muscle growth. However, that language might understate the actual impact of creatine.
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Vitamin D deficiency is shockingly common in athletes, and low levels are associated with reduced strength. A recent meta-analysis suggested that vitamin D supplementation failed to enhance strength in athletes, but there’s more to this paper than meets the eye. Read on to figure out if vitamin D supplementation might be worth considering.
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