Tag: muscle recovery

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

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Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and for support during physical activities. Beetroot has become very popular due to…


Whey Protein: The Best “Whey” to Recover from Exercise & Build Muscle

By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP Working out is hard work! Whether you get up early, hit the gym during lunch, or pound the pavement before or after dinner, exercise takes time and dedication. That hard work also comes with significant rewards and health benefits. Just like there is a right way to exercise, there is…


Myths About Post-Workout Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed onset muscle soreness

Athletes and fitness buffs wear Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness with pride. It’s that ‘burn’ that you feel following a good ab session, or even that little tension in your legs after doing squats. We’ve all experienced it and know it to be a great feeling, but not having the burn doesn’t mean that your workout…


Fitness Spotlight: How to Build and Maintain your Stamina!

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We’ve all heard the words “Stamina” and “Endurance” in the fitness world. These are important terms that you definitely need to know about whether you’re trying to lose weight, train for a marathon, or just take on a new challenge to switch up your workout routine! First, let’s start off with what exactly stamina is….