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Summary of Adaptations to Exercise

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
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Notes
grade-c Notable - See study
Supplementation of resveratrol before exercise can fairly effectively prevent the benefits associated with intense exercise (increases in oxygen capacity and HDL-C, reductions in LDL-C and blood pressure) in otherwise healthy men. Theoretically, the mTOR inhibition of resveratrol may also inhibit muscle protein synthesis.
grade-c Minor Moderate See 2 studies
It is thought that, secondary to reducing the rate of muscular damage, that adaptations gained from exercise are attenuated; there is mixed evidence to support this, but is seems possible with antioxidants

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