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Sigma Nutrition Radio

Apr 25, 2017

Eric Trexler is a PhD student at UNC Chapel Hill, under Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan. He has a research focus on how exercise and nutrition affect metabolism, performance, and body composition. Eric comes from a background in natural bodybuilding, powerlifting, and strength coaching, and currently holds certifications in sports nutrition (CISSN) and strength and conditioning (CSCS). Eric completed his undergraduate degree at The Ohio State University, and his master’s degree at UNC Chapel Hill.
In This Episode We Discuss:

Proposed mechanisms of action of citrulline
Citrulline malate vs. L-citrulline
Nitric oxide "boosters"
Why arginine is ineffective
Dietary nitrates and nitrate supplementation via beetroot/pomegranate
What athletes might this work for?
Research on cordyceps supplementation for exercise performance