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13 top superfoods & supplements for athletes

January 14, 2010

Many athletes spend a lot of time and money on training and equipment but don’t care too much about optimal nutrition for performance, recovery and immune defence. Cheap carbohydrates and proteins can however only take you that far. If you open the door to the world of superfood and natural supplements you will find plenty of interesting stuff. Maybe it’s time to raise your goals?

Astaxanthin – increases strength, endurance, recovery time and immune system

Beet juice – endurance booster

Warrior Food – high quality protein supplement

Bee pollen – increases energy, vitality and stamina

Barley grass – alkalizing, reduces oxidation, mineral support, rebuilds the blood

Spirulina – all the essential nutrients, strengthens the body’s defence mechanism

Chia seeds – for sustained energy

Glucosamin/Chrondroitin – reduce inflammation and joint pain, speed up recovery time

SuperViragon – immune defence booster against colds and flu

Systemic enzymes – improves digestion and nutrient absorbtion, softens stiff joints

Acai / Antocyanines (Medox) – powerful purple antioxidant reduces oxidative stress and boosts immune defence

Maca root – regulate and support endocrine health, metabolism and energy levels

BoKU Superfood – a green superfood powder for optimal daily nutritional intake

3 Comments leave one →
  1. January 16, 2010 19:47

    Två frågor:-) ; Var är bilderna i förra inlägget tagna? (Fina!) Var köper du de grejerna du skrivit om i detta inlägget?
    En fråga till förresten. Har du några kurser? (mat, träning, filosofi-what ever)
    /Frågvise Nilsson 😉

    • fredrikolmqvist permalink*
      January 18, 2010 12:10

      hej, bilderna är tagna med mobiltelefon där jag brukar springa, i naturområdet vid Botaniska Trädgården i Göteborg. Grejerna jag skriver om kan man köpa i hälsokostaffärer och på internet. Det händer att jag håller föredrag o bildvisning om trail running.F

  2. January 18, 2010 21:44

    Aha! Hoppas du meddelar här när nästa event blir! 🙂

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