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Effects of a Multivitamin/Multimineral Supplement in Young Males in Military Training

Posted August 16, 2013

In a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover study involving 240 young Chinese males with physical overtraining, supplementation with a multivitamin/multimineral supplement for a period of one week was found to be associated with significant improvements in functional recovery of the pituitary-adrenal axis, pituitary-gonadal axis, pituitary-thyroid axis, and immune system, as well as improvements in psychological parameters – all of which were adversely affected by the training.

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Vitamin D: A Key To Endurance Sports Performance

Posted June 29, 2013

Low Vitamin D levels are very likely limiting your running performance, and may compromise your health. As runners, we want to do everything possible to perform well and have a great season. We are meticulous about our training schedules, hydration, sleeping habits, etc. Yet many times we fall short when it comes to nutrition.

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Chia Seed: Stamina Sustainer

Posted June 5, 2013

Stamina is the capacity to continue an activity for some period of time or to repeat a movement continuously. The length of time that we require to keep going determines the type of stamina required. It ranges from local muscular stamina, which is required to perform a series of powerful movements, such as press-ups or wood chopping, to total stamina, where sustained effort is required during a prolonged period. It could be measured in hours, as with the long-distance runner, or even days or weeks, as in the case of Arctic explorers.

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Use lychee fruit to boost your endurance and workouts: Research

Posted June 3, 2013

In addition to being chock full of potent vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, lychee fruit can also help improve your workouts and make you lose more weight, studies have shown.

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Could Beet Juice Be The Answer to Increasing Your Endurance?

Posted February 3, 2013

The health benefits of beet juice (also known as beetroot juice) have been appreciated for thousands of years, and beet juice was even a common remedy for the ancient Romans. However, studies conducted in the past few years have identified a new and exciting potential benefit of drinking beet juice: an increase in endurance.

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Aging Is Easier with Endurance Exercise

Posted December 29, 2012

Endurance training such as that done for track competitions may protect against the effects of aging in older individuals, a study of telomeres — the caps on chromosomes that include repetitive, noncoding DNA sequences — suggested.

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Bananas Pips Sports Drinks As Energy Source for Athletes

Posted June 2, 2012

Bananas beat sports drinks as energy source for athletes, a new study has revealed. The fruit, which is rich in potassium and nutrients, has always been a favorite for endurance runners and cyclists. Now scientists have confirmed that as well as maintaining the same levels of energy as carbohydrate drinks, bananas also possess healthier sugars.

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