Irwin Naturals Nitric Oxide Pre-Sport (60 softgels)

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• Pre-workout booster
• Supports cellular energy production*
• Supports blood circulation*
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Nitric Oxide Pre-Sport™ is designed to help you maximize performance when you workout or participate in any sporting activity. When it comes to performance, Nitric Oxide is key. Nitric Oxide is a naturally-occurring compound in the body that plays a key role in cardiovascular health. Nitric Oxide is produced in the inner lining of blood vessels and helps to relax and dilate vessels, allowing more blood to flow throughout the body. This unique formula features L-Citrulline, an amino acid that is readily converted to L-Arginine, which can then be converted into Nitric Oxide within the body.

This powerful formula also includes Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT’s). MCT’s are a preferred source of quick cellular energy.* They are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream and immediately converted into energy at the cellular level.* Nitric Oxide Pre-Sport™ also contains Yerba Maté and Ginseng, specialized ingredients traditionally used to help increase the feeling of energy and Ginkgo traditionally used to support blood circulation.*

This product can be taken an hour before engaging in any sporting activity or can be taken daily for ongoing maintenance.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Nitric Oxide

Nitric Oxide
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Athletic Performance
Dose: 4 gram three times per day
It has been speculated that AAKG may increase production of nitric oxide, a substance known to enhance blood flow. In one study, AAKG improved measures of strength and short-term power performance in weight lifters. (more)
Athletic Performance
Dose: 4 gram three times per day AAKG (arginine alpha-ketoglutarate) is a compound made from the amino acid L-arginine and alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) a substance formed in the body’s energy-generating process. It has been speculated that AAKG may increase production in muscles of nitric oxide, a substance known to have blood-flow-enhancing effects. A double-blind study gave trained weight lifters either 4 grams of AAKG or a placebo three times a day during an eight-week weight-training regimen. AAKG had no effect on body composition but did improve measures of strength and short-term power performance.1
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1. Campbell B, Baer J, Roberts M, et al. Effects of arginine alpha-ketoglutarate supplementation on body composition and training adaptations. Sports Nutrition Review Journal 2004:1(1):S10 [abstract].

Nitric oxide is the popular name for AAKG (arginine alpha-ketoglutarate), a compound made from the amino acid L-arginine and alpha-ketoglutarate, a substance formed in the body’s energy-generating process. AAKG is a popular supplement among bodybuilders and other athletes because of claims that it increases production of nitric oxide in muscles. Nitric oxide is known to have blood-flow-enhancing effects,1 which could in theory increase the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to exercising muscle. While L-arginine by itself is known to increase nitric oxide production, no research has been done to show that AAKG does the same. However, double-blind trials of AAKG suggest it improves some measures of strength and power resulting from weight training.2, 3

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