FITNESS SWAPS

SWAP OUT: Sports Gel FOR Raisins!
Studies show that participants performed equally as well whether they ate raisins or a sports gel before exercise. Both contain quickly digestible carbs, enabling the body to save its muscle fuel for later in the workout. Have a quarter of a cup of raisins up to 45 minutes
before a workout.

SWAP OUT: Ibuprofen FOR Cherry Juice!

People who drank cherry juice before an endurance race felt significantly less pain than a placebo group did. Cherries are rich in anthocyanins, compounds that reduce inflammation.

SWAP OUT Sports Drinks FOR Whole Wheat Cereal with Milk!

Researchers found that two servings of Wheaties with milk replenished the fuel stores in athletes’ muscles as well as carbohydrate-based sports drink did. And the milk provides a bonus: amino acids that help repair muscles’ fibers.

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One Response

  1. do raisins contain grape seed extract? thank you.

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