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Beet root juice may improve the exercise tolerance of older individuals

Beet root juice may improve the exercise tolerance of older individuals

Jones has found that beet root juice is effective for increasing older individuals’ exercise tolerance and lowering blood pressure.

Nitrates have important effects on physiological processes

Nitrates have important effects on physiological processes

Jones explains why nitric oxide is important to various physiological processes, including the delivery of oxygen to muscles and the production of oxidative energy.

Beet Root Juice Faciliates the Conversion from Nitrate to Nitric Oxide

Beet Root Juice Faciliates the Conversion from Nitrate to Nitric Oxide

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.

Nitrate-rich beet root juice reduces the oxygen cost of exercise

Nitrate-rich beet root juice reduces the oxygen cost of exercise

Jones explains how he discovered beet root juice as a nitrate source.

BCAA’S DON’T PROVIDE HELPFUL ENERGY TO ATHLETES

BCAA’S DON’T PROVIDE HELPFUL ENERGY TO ATHLETES

van Loon discusses why branched chain amino acids (BCAA’s) are not a good source of energy for athletes.

IMPORTANT NUTRIENTS FOR BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

IMPORTANT NUTRIENTS FOR BRAIN DEVELOPMENT

Fatty acids found in fish oil and antioxidants found in red fruit and berries are important for brain development.

ADVICE FOR ANTIOXIDANT CONSUMPTION

ADVICE FOR ANTIOXIDANT CONSUMPTION

Advice on the use of antioxidants depends on the type of training. Athletes should consume antioxidants during resistance training, but not endurance training.