Sports Nutrition

Sports Nutrition

Replacing pre-workout supplements for whole food options:

Amino Acid – Arginine

For pre-workout this amino acid assists in the conversion of Nitric oxide (NO). NO causes blood vessels to open wider promoting greater blood flow, it releases growth hormone, insulin and other substances in the body to assist in building muscle mass long after your workout is complete

Arginine Food Sources: Peanuts, pecans, cashews, almonds, chocolate

Caution: If you suffer from Herpes simplex (Cold Sores) Limit your arginine consumption as high consumption of arginine can compete with the amino acid lysine causing an out-break

 

Whole-grain Oats

Whole-grain oats are made up of mainly complex carbohydrates offering; slow release energy ideal for pre-workout. Oats are highly nutritious providing you with calcium, iron, manganese, B-vitamins, magnesium and zinc all important nutrients required for energy production and recovery

Tips: Consume at least 1 hour prior to your training session

Caution: If you are celiac or gluten sensitive opt for the non-contaminated variety which are gluten-free (available at most health food stores)

 

Organic cold-pressed coconut oil

Coconut oil is fantastic to use as an energy source pre-workout. Unlike other oils/fats it is made up of medium chain triglycerides meaning it will be used up as energy and won’t be stored in the body as fat. Furthermore it contains lauric acid, which has been shown to boost the immune system ideal for recovery

 

No.1 suggested Natural Supplement

Cell Charge – Contains 77 organically sourced plant based minerals that your cells require for optimal function and detoxification. Contains 38 potent electrolytes which charge your cells and regulate fluid balance and 18 plant based amino acids

 

Suggested for those suffering from

  • Body builders/Athletes who are looking to increase nutrient uptake at the cellular level
  • Fatigue
  • Mineral deficiency
  • Toxic overload
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Oxidative stress
  • Muscle cramps and spasms

 

For more information or to make a booking, call Lisa Crowley on 0449 895 935 or email lisac@innerwestholistichealth.com.au

 

 

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