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Workout Supplements: The Real Scoop

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Muscle milk, protein powders, bars, goo, ready-made drinks... do any of them make a difference in your results or in your workout?
Air Date: 7/30/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Pamela Peeke, MD
PamPeeke DoctorCoat0009Dr. Pamela Peeke is an internationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Calling herself an "edutainer," Dr. Peeke uses her trademark wit and wisdom to provide audiences with a healthy lifestyle message in such a memorable and entertaining style that she is one of the most requested physician speakers in America. She has been named one of America's top physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America.

Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Peeke has teamed with the U.S. Surgeon General to create the Surgeon General Walks for a Healthy and Fit Nation.

Dr Peeke is the lifestyle expert for WebMD's 90 million members, using a multimedia educational approach that includes The Everyday Fitness with Dr. Pam Peeke blogs, newsletters, podcasts and her healthy diet and lifestyle community exchange.

Dr. Peeke's newest book, The Hunger Fix: The 3-Stage Detox and Recovery Plan for Overeating and Food Addiction, launched September 21, 2012 on Katie Couric's new show, Katie, followed by Good Morning America, Nightline and a bi-coastal book tour. Within five days of launch, The Hunger Fix became a New York Times bestseller.
  • Book Title: The Hunger Fix
Workout Supplements: The Real Scoop
Have you seen all those ads for pre-workout supplements?

They all seem to promise that they will make your workout easier, or more successful. Some even suggest that you'll have more energy and lose more weight.

And there is no shortage of choices, coming in the varieties of Muscle Milk, protein powders, carbohydrate bars, goo, and ready-made nutrition drinks... just to name a few. But do any of them truly make a difference in your results OR in your workout?

Listen as Dr. Pamela Peeke and Melanie Cole, MS, hash out the dizzying world of workout supplements and give you the real and final scoop on what works and what doesn't.
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