Lactic Acid: The Athlete’s Enemy

As an athlete, or simply someone who trains to beat your personal best, you know how to put your body through its paces. While you’re planning to participate in a big event, or scheduling your training program in preparation for a big sports event, there’s one thing that should never get in your way: acid. And, in particular: lactic acid.

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Foods that Fight Fatigue

Are you constantly tired and no matter what you do, how much you sleep or which vitamins and supplements you take, you just can’t get over that exhausted feeling? It just feels like there is nothing you can do to stop feeling so tired… but changing your diet is an easy way to fight it! Eating the right foods to beat fatigue doesn’t have to be difficult! Follow these simple tips for a healthier diet that will give you more energy and reduce fatigue.

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Alkaline Water: Great or Gimmick?

Taking your health seriously starts with what your drink. If you’re drinking enough water, every day, you already know that this simple act creates a strong foundation for your diet and well-being. But the quality of the water you drink is important too. 

 

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Mineral Deficiencies in Healthy Diets

Long before we were able to order take-out, or heat up a TV dinner, humans ate a far more mineral-rich diet. Because preserving food was near-impossible before the advent of electricity, our diets were defined by what was in season, available, or easily caught. We could only eat fresh fruit, as there was no way to store it for later. But, as our global population has expanded, and agricultural practices have focused on quantity over quality, the very best source of our essential minerals, our soil, has become depleted.

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