For those who are trying to take their performance to a higher level, a recent study published in the journal Nutrition Research suggests a sports beverage containing caffeine, amino acids and creatine might help. Scientists found that this pre-workout supplement didn’t really make a difference when volunteers exercised at 90% of peak velocity, but then they pushed beyond 100% their time to exhaustion was extended.

True Strength Moment: Despite goal lines that are set 100-yards apart, it’s been said that football is a game of inches. For sprinters, the difference between winning and losing can be measured in 10ths of a second. Those interested in fine-tuning their performance against competitors or their own personal best might try stacking Instantized Creatine powder with a couple scoops of ON’s new Essential Amino Energy. That’ll create a tasty fruit-flavored beverage containing essential amino acids, natural energizers and well-researched creatine monohydrate.