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Table 2 Muscle strength for the bench press and leg press exercises throughout the study period

From: Eight weeks of resistance training in conjunction with glutathione and L-Citrulline supplementation increases lean mass and has no adverse effects on blood clinical safety markers in resistance-trained males

Variable Baseline RT and Supplementation (week)
4 8
Bench Press (kg)
 Placebo 91.27 ± 22.63 93.56 ± 21.59 97.27 ± 25.42
 CIT-malate 93.72 ± 21.93 96.81 ± 21.97 100.63 ± 26.30
 GSH + CIT 88.54 ± 19.24 92.81 ± 18.59 95.45 ± 23.53
Leg Press (kg)
 Placebo 397.81 ± 69.84 440.43 ± 78.71* 470.77 ± 101.12*†
 CIT-malate 389.72 ± 104.56 429.36 ± 115.85* 469.45 ± 126.49*†
 GSH + CIT 342.54 ± 74.99 394.54 ± 71.72* 423.36 ± 97.65*†
  1. Mean ± SEM. Bench press and leg press strength expressed in kg. *Significantly different from baseline (p < 0.05); †Significantly different from week 4 (p < 0.05)