Study backs Gencor’s fenugreek extract as sports nutrition

Published study shows Testofen increases strength, endurance and lean body mass in men

A new study has been published in the Transitional Sports Medicine Journal showing that Gencor's unique extract of fenugreek known as Testofen, increases strength, aerobic endurance and lean body mass in healthy, exercising men.

Testofen is frequently associated with supporting levels of free testosterone, healthy sexual desire and vitality, and reduction of normal symptoms associated with andropause in men.

To add to its dossier, this newly published study examined Testofen's effectiveness in lean body mass, fat mass, upper and lower body muscular strength and endurance in response to an 8- week, resistance training programme with and without daily supplementation of the extract.

Testofen has positive effects on anabolic and androgenic performance

"After years of research showing Testofen's positive effects for men, we wanted to assess its efficacy on muscle strength and endurance," said R.V. Venkatesh, Managing Director at Gencor Pacific. "The results verified the powerful effects of Testofen and supported our initial hypothesis that participants would experience improvements in body composition, muscle performance and endurance."

The double-blind, randomised, dose-response, clinical trial of 8-weeks was conducted at RDC Global with 138 healthy, non-smoking male participants. The findings suggest that Testofen is both effective and acts in a dose-response manner. The study concluded that Testofen at doses of 300 mg per day and 600 mg per day in conjunction with an effective exercise regime, had superior positive effects in lower body strength. Testofen at a dose of 600 mg per day also showed decrease in body mass, body fat and an increase in lean mass at 8 weeks. The 600 mg group also demonstrated an increase in testosterone concentration from baseline to 8 weeks.

This is consistent with existing clinical studies showing that Testofen has positive effects on anabolic and androgenic performance in adult males and adds to the body of literature on the product.

"These significant and positive results show that Testofen may be an effective ergogenic aid for those wanting to rapidly improve their exercise performance and body composition above and beyond exercise training only," said Chase Shryoc, VP of Sales and Business Development. "We are thrilled about the results of this study and look forward to incorporating Testofen into its next sports nutrition product."

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