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What you have to realize is this is compromising your body if you’re not hydrating during exercise. With the loss of fluid you lose electrolytes, sodium and potassium, as well as essential trace minerals. According to Certified Specified Specialist in Sports Nutrition, Nina Anderson, “trace minerals are very important because they help restore proper blood volume and the blood sugar levels and they are necessary for enzymatic reactions that promote proper blood volume. Without them the performance of the athlete is going to diminish especially if you are lifting weights or going for endurance exercises. “
Along with an intense training and proper nutrition, supplements can play a big part in giving triathletes that extra boost that they need to perform at their peak on race day. Supplements May Provide Benefits During Training Certain supplements are proven to help triathletes with common ailments such as muscle ache, while they can also have a great impact on a racer's performance on their big day. Here are a few supplements that are all-natural and can aid in preparation, performance and recovery for your next race. Bromelian Bromelain, a proteolytic enzyme, is an important supplement for triathletes. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, or UMMC, bromelain is a mixture of protein-digesting, or proteolytic, enzymes found in... Continue Reading →
Among the New York and Boston Marathon, the Chicago Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in the U.S. today. Runners and spectators from all over the world will be in attendance at the big race this weekend including one of our ambassadors, elite distance runner for Saucony Hurricanes, Tina Muir. A Storied History Beginning in 1905, the Chicago Marathon (organized first by the Illinois Athletic Club 1905 to 1909, then sponsored by the Chicago Daily News after 1910) was held annually, with significant community and spectator support, until the early 1920s. The First Chicago Marathon was run on Saturday, September 23, 1905. That first race began in Evanston and finished in front of a standing-room-only paying crowd... Continue Reading →