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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

What is Vitamin B12’s Relationship with Shoulder Injuries?

  In this prospective study, researchers followed 87 people to determine if their vitamin B12 levels correlated to a higher risk of a rotator cuff tear.  The rotator cuff are muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder and maintain joint integrity, and this is one of the first studies to look at this specific injury and its relation to B12. To begin the study, levels of vitamin B12 were measured as well as other nutrients including vitamin D, zinc, calcium, magnesium, and... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Monday, June 7, 2021