Jones has found that beet root juice is effective for increasing older individuals’ exercise tolerance and lowering blood pressure.
Jones explains why nitric oxide is important to various physiological processes, including the delivery of oxygen to muscles and the production of oxidative energy.
Jones explains that beet root juice contains an abundance of inorganic nitrate, which converts to nitric oxide in the body. Nitric oxide helps deliver blood and oxygen to muscle tissue.
Jones explains how he discovered beet root juice as a nitrate source.
van Loon discusses why branched chain amino acids (BCAA’s) are not a good source of energy for athletes.
Fatty acids found in fish oil and antioxidants found in red fruit and berries are important for brain development.
Advice on the use of antioxidants depends on the type of training. Athletes should consume antioxidants during resistance training, but not endurance training.