Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Research from the University of Exeter has shown that dietary supplements significantly boost stamina during high-intensity exercise.
The results suggest that taking the supplement to boost nitric oxide can allow people to exercise up to 20 percent longer and could produce a 1-2percent improvement in race times.
Participants were randomly assigned to take either a blackcurrant cordial placebo drink or the genuine supplement, which was Ark 1 from Arkworld International Limited - which contains the L-arginine amino acid which enhances the production of nitric oxide in the body.
The results showed that the supplement:
Improves severe-intensity exercise endurance by 20percent
Significantly reduces systolic blood pressure
Reduces the oxygen cost of exercise
The report is published online by the Journal of Applied Physiology. (ANI)