Certain Amino Acids Essential for Muscle Growth

Stoppani, Jim; Wuebben, Joe
March 2003
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar2003, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p36
Focuses on a study conducted to determine the amino acids that are needed to stimulate muscle growth after a workout.


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