SARMS are banned substances surrounded by plenty of confusion, so what do we actually know about them? Tune in for a deep dive into SARMS, DIY nutrition products that are cheap and accessible, and how to reduce inflammation but still prioritize recovery.
More show notes and discussion in the TrainerRoad Forum.
Topics covered in this episode
- What are SARMS, the side effects, and why are they illegal? 18:09
- How much inflammation is too much and is it necessary to get faster? 39:49
- Are antioxidants and NSAIDS bad for recovery? 50:01
- Should you lick your heart rate strap? 1:10:55
- How to use Plan Builder if you don’t have a race on your calendar? 1:12:47
- Strength training without a gym 1:15:03
- How to identify limiters 1:17:19
- Ultra-distance training with short workouts 1:21:33
- How to train for a Gran Fondo 1:23:37
- DIY cheap nutrition options 1:27:25
- Why we produce mucus when training 1:34:51
- Does blackcurrant make you faster? 1:54:48
Studies and Resources
- Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs) – What Athletes Need to Know
- Recreational Use of Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators
- FDA In Brief: FDA warns against using SARMs in body-building products
- Resolution of inflammation: an integrated view
- Adipo-Myokines: Two Sides of the Same Coin
- Aerobic but not Resistance Exercise Can Induce Inflammatory Pathways via Toll-Like 2 & 4
- Pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine responses to a 164-km road cycle ride in a hot environment
- Adaptations to endurance training depend on exercise-induced oxidative stress
- Nutrient Timing: A Garage Door of Opportunity?
- TrainerRoad’s Plan Builder Feature
- Prevalence of Rhinitis in Athletes: Systematic Review
- Exercise-induced rhinitis: a common disorder that adversely affects allergic and nonallergic athletes
- The prevalence and current opinion of treatment of allergic
- Rhinitis in elite athletes– Dietary Anthocyanins: A Review of the Exercise Performance Effects and Related Physiological Responses
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