Safe And Natural Sports Supplements

May 2010, Xtend-Life Expert

Summary

Nutrition plays a big part in exercise and sports This is because your body needs the right nutrients and fuel to function at its very best. The key is to get the right amount. Unfortunately, some people go overboard and resort to steroids and drugs in order to perform better than their bodies can handle. And some take a cocktail of powders and other chemical-based substances that have little or no scientific backing.

Most of us know that being physically active is vital for maintaining general health and wellbeing. It doesn't matter what you do, just as long as it involves movement that gets your heart rate up, your muscles working, and your lungs expanding and contracting. Yes, that means getting off the couch for a start!

Despite the obesity epidemic globally, more and more people are becoming very passionate about sports and exercise. Some of these people have distinct goals in mind such as losing excess weight, improving fitness and coordination levels and/or gaining some natural muscle mass. Others are looking to improve their health, feel better and help prevent conditions associated with a sedentary lifestyle.

Nutrition plays a big part in exercise and sports

This is because your body needs the right nutrients and fuel to function at its very best. The key is to get the right amount.

Unfortunately, some people go overboard and resort to steroids and drugs in order to perform better than their bodies can handle. And some take a cocktail of powders and other chemical-based substances that have little or no scientific backing. 

It is true that most sports supplements are actually ordinary supplements with higher doses. This is because most athletes require a lot of oxygen when performing. The combined effect of large intakes of oxygen with depleted nutrients during exercise can lead to the formation of oxidative stress in the body, ultimately raising the number of those nasty molecules called free radicals.

Natural health supplements, like Total Balance contain potent bio-active ingredients that provide a wide range of health benefits which could be helpul when it comes to neutralizing free radicals.

The unique delivery system of Total Balance ensures that your body not only absorbs optimal amounts of these bio-active ingredients, it also gives you the boost you need by replenishing depleted levels of key nutrients, brought on by various factors such as age, exercise intensity, and how healthy your system actually is.

For example, take L-Arginine which is found throughout our Total Balance range. Researchers have recently found a 16.7% increase in the anaerobic threshold (a fancy word for exercise capability) for subjects aged 50+ after they took a supplement containing L-Arginine.

Other natural supplements like our Omega 3 / DHA Fish Oil are good for helping maintain an athlete's overall health and wellbeing, regardless of his/her age or fitness level. So with this in mind, why not try these awesome 'sport supplements' from Xtend-Life. They may not look like some of the heavily-marketed sport supplements out there, but they're definitely a much safer option and could even be more beneficial for you!

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