Posts Tagged ‘vitamins’

Vitamins have many effects in the body and specific to athletes, they are involved in muscle contractions and energy expenditure. Elite athletes have an increased need for vitamins because of the higher stress that is placed on the body during training. The following is a list of all of the vitamins, their functions...

Vitamin and mineral supplements, as well as fruit and vegetable replacements, abound in today’s nutrition marketplace.  Their advertising claims are impressive, but can pills really enhance your health and performance?  Are any problems associated with taking nutritional supplements?  Do athletes have a higher...