Recharge your muscles

Mejia, Michael
November 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov98, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p74
Provides information on the basic approach to combat fatigue factor. Neurotransmitters implicated in central nervous system fatigue; Beneficial effects of branched-chain amino-acid supplementation; Proposed mechanisms of peripheral fatigue. INSET: Proposed mechanisms of peripheral fatigue..


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