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Targeted repletion may be the competitive edge every serious athlete needs

: From baseball to bodybuilding – targeted repletion may be the competitive edge every serious athlete needs.   The key word being “targeted.”  We all know athletes, particularly college and professional athletes, will push their bodies and skill to the edges of potential, and beyond.  The physical discipline and mental focus in elite athletes can be extreme.  Every improvement in physiology can potentially move the athlete into new realms of performance.... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Lack of this Nutrient May Induce Muscle Cramps. Spoiler – It’s Not Magnesium

  An expert panel of 6 medical specialists recently published a study on choline and its role in muscle metabolism.  This nutrient – just as important but lesser known compared to its B vitamin cousins – plays a fundamental role in muscle physiology and its deficiency may be a cause of muscle cramping, in otherwise apparently healthy people.   Perhaps choline’s most well-known function is its role as part of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine, which is ... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Thursday, June 10, 2021