SPORT & FITNESS SUPPLEMENTS
Sport nutrition can be a complicated topic for athletes seeking a balanced way to eat healthy, satisfying meals that also help achieve peak performance.
To simplify the role of nutrition and hydration for sports performance, it’s helpful to break it into it’s components.
All the energy we need for life — as well as for exercise — comes from the food we eat and the fluids we drink.
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Each category of food is important for health, and we should eat from each group, but the ratios of food we consume is often the topic of debate.
What is a Supplement?
A supplement is something added to the diet, typically to make up for a nutritional deficiency. Ideally, it should be used in addition to well-balanced nutrition. Supplements include the following:
- Amino Acids
- Other Botanicals
Common Sports Supplements Used by Athletics
Vitamins are essential for the body to function properly, but there may be a link between the B-vitamins (thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, B-12 and folate) and performance in high-level athletes.
Caffeine has been used by endurance athletes for years as a way to stay alert and improve endurance.
For some athletes, creatine supplementation improves repeated bouts of high-intensity exercise, such as sprinting, weight lifting or power sports.
Glucosamine has been used to treat osteoarthritis and helps stimulates cartilage.
Glutamine (L- Glutamine) is a classified as a nutritional supplement and is not regulated or banned by most sports organization.
Hydration and Sports Drinks
Adequate fluid intake for athletes is essential to comfort, performance and safety. The longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids. Some sports drinks may be helpful under the right circumstances, but some are no better than sugar water.
Protein is a necessary nutrient that everyone needs to function properly. Both athletes and sedentary individuals need to get adequate protein.
There is clear evidence that shows an athletic performance benefit of ribose supplements.
At Jenny’s Your Friendly Pharmacy you can find a wide variety of Sport & Fitness Supplements of the highest quality, which can help you reach your training and nutrition goals in a safe and most effective way.
Sport & Fitness Supplements that we offer:
- Mass Builder
- Muscle Builder
- Weight Loss
We invite you to talk with our Pharmacist to learn more about the Sport & Fitness Supplements from Jenny’s Your Friendly Pharmacy!