Montmorency cherry juice reduces muscle damage caused by intensive strength exercise.

@article{Bowtell2011MontmorencyCJ,
  title={Montmorency cherry juice reduces muscle damage caused by intensive strength exercise.},
  author={Joanna L Bowtell and David Paul Sumners and Amy Lynn Dyer and Patrick Fox and Katya N Mileva},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 8},
  pages={
          1544-51
        }
}
PURPOSE Montmorency cherries contain high levels of polyphenolic compounds including flavonoids and anthocyanins possessing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. We investigated whether the effects of intensive unilateral leg exercise on oxidative damage and muscle function were attenuated by consumption of a Montmorency cherry juice concentrate using a crossover experimental design. METHODS Ten well-trained male overnight-fasted athletes completed two trials of 10 sets of 10 single-leg… 

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