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Another Win in Baja for Team Pulsar Construction/Hammer Nutrition

March 18, 2011

Team Pulsar Construction/ Hammer Nutrition at the Tecate SCORE San Felipe 250

Simi Valley, CA – Along the narrow loop extending from San Felipe, Mexico, adjacent to the Sea of Cortez, the world’s fastest gather to tackle the tough terrain to the finish line. Nearly 250 entries gather to compete over 250 miles of desert racing along a course that is considered, “The Best of Baja.” In a race filled with silt, jagged rocks, narrow passes between walls of rock, and sections of shattering speed, only the world’s finest find themselves up front at the finish. Continue Reading »

Branched Chain Amino Acid (BCAA) May Help Reduce Weight Gain

March 15, 2011

Branched chain amino acid (BCAA) supplementation may help reduce risk of weight gain

In mid-December 2010 a study was reported in the online version of the Journal of Nutrition. The results of this study suggest that there is an association between an increased intake of BCAAs (l-leucine, l-isoleucine, and l-valine) and a reduced risk of obesity and becoming overweight.
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