PYRUVATE DOES NOT IMPROVE PERFORMANCE IN FEMALES
Ehler, L., Sanders, M., & Antonio, J. (2000). Effects of low dose pyruvate on body composition, endurance, and muscular strength in moderately fit females. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 32(5), Supplement abstract 141.
A 6-week study assessed the effectiveness of pyruvate on body composition and exercise performance in moderately fit females (N = 13). No significant difference was observed in lower extremity muscular strength and time to exhaustion on a treadmill between pyruvate and placebo groups.
Implication. Pyruvate does not improve exercise performance in females.
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