Pertaining to any substance that impairs exercise performance.
[ergo- + G. lysis, a loosening]
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Coverage includes special topics such as maximizing one's glycogen stores before a mission and consuming ergogenic rather than ergolytic foods, however, the focus is mostly on general foods.
Research indicates the majority of low-carbohydrate diets are potentially ergolytic (performance decreasing) to endurance and high-intensity exercise.
Most reviews evaluating the central fatigue hypothesis suggest that BCAA is not an effective ergogenic supplement, nor is it ergolytic.