Lab: Workout supplements short on creatine, BCAAs


Do you take a muscle-building supplement? If so, you should check out this story from OFFduty staff writer Jon Anderson.

Jon writes about a recent study that found some supplements contain lower-than-advertised amounts of popular workout boosters. He writes:

The supplement experts at ConsumerLab.com just released their latest tests on two of the most popular types of workout boosters, creatine and branched-chain amino acid products, or BCAA.

Of the 19 products tested, four failed quality testing altogether, while others were dinged for vague labeling and inflated prices, according to the New York-based independent watchdog group.

Read the rest here.

Sara Davidson

Sara Davidson is an ultrarunner and contributor to PT365. She's run 7 marathons and 32 ultramarathons -- including her first 100-miler. This fall she is training for the Marine Corps Marathon using our PT365 Run Plan. Reach her at sdavidson@gannett.com .