Rhodiola Rosea

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All natural sports supplement VO2 BOOST® was scientifically engineered to significantly increase VO2 max (aerobic capacity) and running economy to enhance athletic endurance and performance. No other formula on the market is as complete as VO2-BOOST® for increasing VO2 max as demonstrated in the clinical study shown below. 

RHODIOLA ROSEA INCREASES VO2MAX AND ENDURANCE PERFORMANCE

Zhang ZJ, Tong Y, Zou J, Chen PJ, Yu DH. (2009) Dietary supplement with a combination of Rhodiola crenulata and Ginkgo biloba enhances the endurance performance in healthy volunteers. Chin J Integr Med. 15:177-183.

PURPOSE: To determine whether the ingestion of Rhodiola would enhance the endurance performance of healthy volunteers and change relevant hormones in a favorable manner.

METHODS: Seventy healthy male volunteers (age ranges from 18 to 22 years old) were randomly assigned to Rhodiola group (n = 35) or placebo group (n = 35) for 7 weeks. Endurance performance (VO2max) was measured at the baseline and the endpoint.

RESULTS: Sixty-seven subjects (34 in the Rhodiola group and 33 in the placebo group) completed a 7-week treatment. The Rhodiola group displayed a significantly greater baseline-to endpoint increase in maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) than placebo group in both absolute (P=0.020) and relative values (P=0.023).

CONCLUSION:  Rhodiola supplementation can improve VO2max and endurance performance.

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