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AIS Sports Supplements Evidence Map

Sub-categorySports foods Medical Supplements Performance supplements Food polyphenols Antioxidants Sick packs Amino Acids Other The Rest Stimulants
Consult WADA list for examples
Prohormones and hormone boosters
Consult WADA list for examples
GH Releases and 'peptides' BETA-2 Agonists Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMS) Metabolic Modulators Other
CHARACTERISTICS (when product is used appropriately) SPORTS DRINK SPORTS GEL SPORTS CONFECTIONERY SPORTS BAR ELECTROLYTE SUPPLEMENT ISOLATED PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT MIXED MACRONUTRIENT SUPPLEMENT (BAR, POWDER, LIQUID MEAL) IRON SUPPLEMENT CALCIUM SUPPLEMENT VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENT MULTIVITAMIN SUPPLEMENT PROBIOTICS CAFFEINE BICARBONATE B-ALANINE CREATINE BEETROOT JUICE / NITRATE GLYCEROL CHERRIES, BERRIES & BLACKCURRANTS QUERCITIN, ECGC, EPICATECHINS & OTHERS VITAMIN C & E N-ACETYL CYSTEINE ZINC LOZENGES & VITAMIN C BCAA/LEUCINE TYROSINE COLLAGEN SUPPORT PRODUCTS KETONE SUPPLEMENTS CARNITINE HMB FISH OILS PHOSPHATE OTHER EPHEDRINE STRYCHNINE SIBUTRAMINE DMAA METHYLHEXANAMINE DMBA 1,3-DIMETHYBUTYLAMINE OCTOPAMINE OTHER HERBAL STIMULANTS DHEA ANDROSTENEDIONE 19 NORANDROSTENENEDIONE/OL OTHER PROHORMONES TRIBULUS TERRESTRIS AND OTHER TESTOSTERONE BOOSTERS MACA ROOT POWDER GH RELEASES AND PEPTIDES HIGENAMINE ANDARINE OSTARINE LIGANDROL GW1516 (CARDARINE) COLOSTRUM
Performance enhancement
Supports performance of endurance event of 90+ min of sustained exercise (e.g. marathon, Ironman, road cycling race)

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports performance of sustained higher intensity exercise of 40-90 min (e.g. half marathon, road cycling time trial)

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports performance of intermittent high-intensity exercise (e.g. team and racket sports)

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports performance of high intensity event of 1-10 min (e.g. swimming race, rowing, kayaking)
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports performance of single sprint or power activity of 1-10 s (e.g. 100 m running, shot put, Olympic lifting)
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports skills and concentration within prolonged skilled/technical event (team sport, golf, shooting)

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Health, training and recovery
Supports training capacity: ability to train harder

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports training adaptation

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports (re)fuelling

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports gut health or function

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports (re)hydration

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports muscle mass gain

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports loss of body fat
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Supports immune system

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Reduces injury risk
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Restores health and function when used to prevent or treat a diagnosed nutrient deficiency

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Be careful, there are some concerns
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Reduces soreness, muscle damage, inflammation

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed

Some evidence of benefits but more research is needed
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Assists with sleep and jet lag
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Ease of use
Has side-effects or concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Needs practice and tweaking to account for individual variability

Be careful, there are some concerns
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
Can be easily integrated into a sports nutrition plan

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Good evidence of benefits

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns

Be careful, there are some concerns
Little evidence of meaningful benefits - why use it?
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There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful

There is strong evidence of problems - Be very careful
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