The effect of acute taurine ingestion on endurance performance and metabolism in well-trained cyclists.

@article{Rutherford2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of acute taurine ingestion on endurance performance and metabolism in well-trained cyclists.},
  author={J. A. Rutherford and Lawrence L. Spriet and Trent Stellingwerff},
  journal={International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          322-9
        }
}
This study examined whether acute taurine (T) ingestion before prolonged cycling would improve time-trial (TT) performance and alter whole-body fuel utilization compared with a control (CON) trial and a placebo (PL) trial in which participants were told they received taurine but did not. [] Key Method Eleven endurance-trained male cyclists (27.2 ± 1.5 yr, 74.3 ± 2.3 kg, 59.9 ± 2.3 ml · kg⁻¹ · min⁻¹; M ± SEM) completed 3 trials in a randomized, crossover, blinded design in which they consumed a noncaloric…

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