Considering thiamin's role in reducing the buildup of lactic acid, wouldn't this be a no-brainer supplement for athletes to improve performance and/or recovery?
Is it commonly used and I've just missed the boat so far?
It is concluded that TPP caused serum lactate levels and heart rate to be lower than placebo and Vo2max to be higher in athletes performing aerobic physical activity.
Thiamine supplementation significantly suppressed the increase in blood glucose in the normal thiamine group and significantly decreased the number of complaints shortly after exercise in the subjective fatigue assessment of 30 items.
I took a B-complex after a long bike ride yesterday and feel pretty good today. I think I'll keep trying it.
Anyone else use B supplements?
And in case you all tell me to eat liver, I eat it fairly regularly.