Examining the effect of Withania somnifera supplementation on muscle strength and recovery: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Wankhede2015ExaminingTE,
  title={Examining the effect of Withania somnifera supplementation on muscle strength and recovery: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Sachin V. Wankhede and Deepak G. Langade and Kedar Joshi and Shymal R Sinha and Sauvik Bhattacharyya},
  journal={Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={43}
}
BACKGROUND Withania somnifera (ashwagandha) is a prominent herb in Ayurveda. This study was conducted to examine the possible effects of ashwagandha root extract consumption on muscle mass and strength in healthy young men engaged in resistance training. METHODS In this 8-week, randomized, prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, 57 young male subjects (18-50 years old) with little experience in resistance training were randomized into treatment (29 subjects) and placebo… CONTINUE READING
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