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Table 3 Gradual improvements of the strength and endurance parameters in placebo and GMCT supplemented subjects during the study

From: Combined extracts of Garcinia mangostana fruit rind and Cinnamomum tamala leaf supplementation enhances muscle strength and endurance in resistance trained males

Parameters Evaluations Placebo (n = 19) GMCT (n = 19)
Mean ± SD p value* Mean ± SD p value*
1-RM Bench press (kg) Baseline 48.21 ± 8.89 49.21 ± 9.03
Day 14 49.00 ± 8.60 0.1034 55.47 ± 8.75 < 0.0001
Day 28 50.42 ± 8.38 0.1189 68.11 ± 8.82 < 0.0001
Day 42 51.63 ± 8.62 0.0471 72.68 ± 10.28 < 0.0001
1-RM Leg press (kg) Baseline 67.79 ± 31.36 73.58 ± 21.33
Day 14 69.00 ± 30.73 0.2152 82.84 ± 20.79 < 0.0001
Day 28 71.00 ± 30.40 0.2134 95.11 ± 26.42 < 0.0001
Day 42 73.00 ± 30.14 0.0660 102.89 ± 25.20 < 0.0001
No. of maximum repetitions-Leg press Baseline 4.26 ± 1.33 4.16 ± 3.32
Day 14 5.42 ± 1.12 < 0.0001 7.16 ± 2.99 < 0.0001
Day 28 6.05 ± 0.97 < 0.0001 9.26 ± 2.79 < 0.0001
Day 42 6.32 ± 1.11 < 0.0001 10.74 ± 2.56 < 0.0001
  1. *Intragroup comparison between baseline and respective days of evaluation in placebo and GMCT group using t-test (p < 0.05)