Ephedrine or Ephedra - A Nutritional Supplement
Muscle Supplements

Ephedrine or Ephedra – A Nutritional Supplement Study

If you followed the Olympics in 2016 to any degree, you probably noticed a recurring headline. Even with all the broken records and major upsets, these Olympics will always be known for the disqualifications and scandals surrounding the use of banned substances. Many of these substances were anabolic steroids, however, a number of disqualifications involved […]

Ephedrine – A Weight Loss Supplement
Sports Nutrition

Ephedrine – A Weight Loss Supplement

Ephedrine is a stimulant acting as ß2-agonist, which means it mimics norepinephrine. An increase in sympathetic activity is associated with increased lipolysis, heart rate, heart contractility, and glycolysis. Again, the increase in lipolysis will result in a higher level of circulating FFA, which will likely increase ß-oxidation. Ephedrine also possesses thermogenic properties. Thermogenesis is an […]