113: Antioxidants: Good For Lifters or Too Protective?

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It used to be “common knowledge” that athletes needed more antioxidants – of course, right? They are so active and generate so many free radicals they must. No brainer. Then the backlash came… if you always protect the body from stress will it ever learn to build up stronger and adapt to exercise on its own? Well today’s episode reviews a research study on this topics and then follows with several ideas and theories on this topic that will hopefully help you form your own opinion based on the available data. John always reviews the full text of every article, but to see the abstract of the study discussed, click here:

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