This article was originally posted by Ryan at the original HillRunner.com Blogs.
I came across a good summary of what we know currently on kinesio tape that I wanted to pass along. Also, mixed results for mega doses of antioxidants.
Good kinesio tape?
In recent years, we’ve heard of the bad side of long term megadoses of antioxidants.
There’s a new review of studies out looking specifically at Vitamin E and some related compounds with some interesting results:[quote]On the basis of vitamin E and NAC studies, acute intake of antioxidants is likely to be beneficial. However, chronic intakes of most antioxidants have a harmful effect on performance.[/url]
In other words, short term intake appears to be good. Long term intake, not so much.