This list of supplements can enhance and preserve cognition. \
1. WHEY As we get older we need greater amounts of high-quality protein than active younger people.
0.8 Grams per kilogram If you weigh 160lbs. you need 58 grams of protein per day.
2. CREATINE When taken with Whey protein the two are synergistic when it comes to boosting the effects of resistance training.
3. BRANCHED CHAIN AMINO ACIDS (BCAA’s) They reduce perceived exertion and mental fatigue during exercise.
4. GLUTAMINE When 2000mg of Glutamine were given to nine healthy adults, they experienced a four-fold increase in growth hormone output.
5. VITAMIN D May contribute to cognitive protection, due to it’s ability to reduce brittle bones.
6. CARNITINE Helps to combat the age-related decrease in cellular energy and critically supporting energy recovery.
7. OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS It’s anti-inflammatory ability may alleviate muscle soreness experienced after resistance training.
8. D-RIBOSE Helps speed recovery after high-intensity
All these supplements support the powerful benefits of resistance training and protect against age-related cognitive decline.