Studies related to Fatigue and Pyruvate

The Effects Of Pyruvate Supplementation On Body Composition In Overweight Individuals

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 26
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
A 6 week trial of pyruvate at 6g daily in healthy overweight persons on an exercise program resulted in significant reductions in body fat (-2.5kg relative to placebo) and fat percentage (20.3% relative to 23%).

At 4-6 weeks (last third of trial), pyruvate group was significantly less fatigued than control and had increased reports of vigor.