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Citrulline malate may help you pump out a few extra reps

According to this meta-analysis, taking six to eight grams before a resistance training session could help crank out a few more reps. There was some evidence of publication bias, though.

Study under review: Acute Effect of Citrulline Malate on Repetition Performance During Strength Training: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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What are the acute effects of citrulline malate (CitMal) supplementation, compared to placebo, on the number of repetitions performed to failure during resistance training in healthy adults?

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