Deer Antler Extract for Sports & Fitness
Also indexed as:Deer Antler Velvet Extract, Deer Antler Base
Why Do Athletes Use It?*
Some athletes say that deer antler supplements naturally boost the body’s production of anabolic hormones, such as testosterone, which promote muscle growth. Some athletes claim the supplement can improve aerobic power and endurance and muscular strength.
What Do the Advocates Say?*
Some advocates say that deer antler extract contains bioactive substances that have anti-inflammatory and anti-fatigue actions in the body. Some advocates say that this supplement can dramatically increase stamina and energy, and improve joint health.
*Athletes and fitness advocates may claim benefits for this supplement based on their personal or professional experience. These are individual opinions and testimonials that may or may not be supported by controlled clinical studies or published scientific articles.
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