Dr. Mark Kern, Ph.D, R.D
San Diego State University’s Exercise & Nutritional Sciences Department
20 Elite cyclists with category 1-3 professional cycling licenses
Institutional review board (IRB)-approved, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study
Peer reviewed. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in May of 2018. Abstract published in one of the leading journals, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE).
Each test subject performed two sets of exercises on PR Lotion and two on control. In visits 1 and 2, subjects performed a series of high-intensity exercises, including a ramp test with workload increased every 3 minutes, a 30-second sprint at maximum effort, and a 5-minute time trial. In visits 3 and 4, subjects rode a 1-hour time trial of maximum work over duration.
Result #1: Train Harder
Result #2: Go Longer
Result #3: Recover Faster