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Excerpt — Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements

Competing in heat or cold

Most athletes, whether in training or competition, have been forced to perform in either hot and humid or cold conditions.

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Understanding supplements

The battle for regulatory power is likely to be an ongoing one, but the hope for the future is a dietary supplement industry that provides more scientific, rather than testimonial-based, evidence for the claims being made, and more importantly, one that requires independent testing from a third party to ensure the purity and safety of the ingredients for consumers.

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Supplement guide

The supplement entries use the symbols listed in the following table to easily identify the supplements that have been proven to be beneficial or possibly beneficial for the corresponding performance variables.

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Tart Cherry supplement

Tart cherries are grown primarily in Michigan in the United States.

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