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Hydration

Reliv Innergize! and ProVantage

Reliv Innergize! and ProVantage (Photo credit: Reliv International)

Hydration is important to athletic performance. Physical fatigue, muscle cramps and even impaired mental function are caused from dehydration. Studies have shown that the benefits of isotonic sports drinks go beyond simple hydration. American College of Sports Medicine recommends a carbohydrate-based sports beverage throughout strenuous exercise to provide sustained power, replace energy and ensure rapid muscle recovery. Patented Innergize!® performs better than water alone, replacing electrolytes and other key nutrients lost during exercise.

Staying hydrated  this season. How improtant is water? Probably the most important, because there is no meaningful form of life without water. Our body’s dependence on water is reflected in the fact that a person can live many days without food but can’t survive more than three days without water

Still think plain water is enough?

 

Innergize! provides your body with the combination of vitamins, minerals and amino acids it needs to stay in top form. It’s the perfect complement to your active lifestyle. With Innergize!, you can excel — on or off the playing field!

 

At the gym: Keep yourself running with a bottle of Innergize! on the treadmill to replace electrolytes critical to endurance.

 

On the field: Hit a home run when you fill the water cooler with Innergize! to give the little league team an extra advantage.

In hot weather: Combat dehydration and overheating when you’re mowing the lawn in the summer sun.

For everyday energy: Enjoy Innergize! daily for a refreshing way to keep you going through work and errands all week long. With two delicious options — orange or lemon — there’s a flavor you’re sure to love!

Distinctive, advanced ingredients mean Innergize! Stands out in a crowd of sports beverages.

ChromeMate®: plays a vital role in energy production, muscle development and metabolism.

OptiZinc®: helps repair muscle damage and speed recovery after workouts while strengthening immune system.

L-Carnitine & L-Glutamine: help burn fat, promote lean muscle development and transport fatty acids to release more energy.

Potassium & Sodium: support muscle exertion without cramping and perspiration without salt depletion.

Studies show the ingredients ChromeMate and OptiZinc in Innergize! are more readily absorbed and retained compared to other

chromium and zinc supplements. A patented, advanced blend of vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates designed to help prevent dehydration and restore energy… you’ll be able to work out longer and more effectively with less fatigue while maintaining your electrolyte balance.

Antioxidants in the form of Vitamins C and Vitamin A — including beta carotene… …it protects cell membranes against damage including protecting skin from environmental stress.

ChromeMate®, the most readily absorbed form of chromium available… …your body will be able to process carbohydrates more efficiently and will receive a boost in energy production, muscle development and fat and cholesterol metabolism.

OptiZinc®, the most readily absorbed form of zinc available… …you’ll receive numerous benefits to your immune system and help in repairing muscle damage, which helps you recover faster after you workout.

L-Carnitine and L-Glutamine… …it helps transport fatty acids to release more energy and promotes lean muscle development.

Balanced level of sodium and potassium which are important cellular electrolytes… …it supports muscle exertion without cramping and perspiration without salt depletion.

Two delicious flavor options…  orange or lemon …there’s a flavor everyone is sure to love!

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

 

 

 

Fitness

Spring is in the air and we are eager to get outside and exercise one way or another. Whether it is running walking riding bike working in our yards, we are all going to be getting more exercise than we did this past winter. But as we start moving again we must remember that no fitness program is complete without proper nutrition.

Eating a well-balanced diet is important, but may not always be enough. Supplements can fill in the gaps our diets may leave. Relìv nutritional formulas are a great source of nutrients. Either one of the essential nutrition products, Relìv Now® or Relìv Classic®, provide the ideal starting point for optimizing fitness levels, and the targeted solutions provide added support for increased physical activity.

However before you get started here are some fitness facts. And always consult you Doctor before starting any fitness routine.

Fitness Facts:
o With regular exercise, fitness levels start to improve after 2 to 3 weeks, with measurable improvement after 4 to 6 weeks.
o Most people feel better mentally after only doing a little exercise.
o For aerobic conditioning, your exercise should be “FIT”:
• Frequency – at least 3 times per week
• Intensity – working within your target heart range
• Time – at least 20 minutes without stopping
o If you skip exercising for a while after being in shape, you will lose some benefits of your program.
o Exercise not only improves your body but also improves mental function and clarity.
o Exercise releases stress. It also helps elevate your mood and reduces the risk of depression.
o To lose weight and keep it off, you should exercise a total of at least 60 minutes a day. But 30minutes a day is all you need to gain the health benefits of exercise.
o Sneaking in two or three chunks of 15 or 20 minutes of activity is just as effective as doing it all at once.
o Exercise makes the heart pump more efficiently so everything you do is easier.

No matter what you want to do ie;’strength training, walking around the neighborhood or a marathon,’ the proper nutrients can improve your stamina, endurance and recovery and help protect you from injury. When you’re active, your body’s need for micronutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, increases, along with the need for energy to fuel your activity, protein to build and repair muscle tissue and additional fluids to replenish those lost through sweating.

Iron
Iron can significantly improve endurance levels. Iron is a component of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen from the lungs to muscle cells via the blood. Many women, vegetarians and some athletes don’t get enough iron in their diet. Symptoms of iron deficiency are fatigue, lack of energy and a high exercise heart rate. Low iron also can lead to more frequent injuries and slower recovery time after exercise.

Antioxidants
Strenuous exercise can increase the number of free radicals your body produces. Free radicals can damage cells, leading to tissue damage, slower recovery time and lower energy production. As a group, antioxidants help protect against free radical damage and maintain iron levels. A new study says an antioxidant combo of vitamin E, beta-carotene and vitamin C may help athletic performance. Vitamin C helps manufacture collagen, a connective tissue protein, and aids in manufacturing thyroxin, an energy-controlling hormone. Vitamin C also enhances iron absorption and helps the body resist infection. In addition, coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), vitamins A and E, zinc, and beta-carotene can protect muscle cells from free radical damage. CoQ10 is important in maintaining intense muscular activity and is a potent antioxidant, which can help protect against heart disease, cancer and hypertension. Research has shown that athletes have less cell damage when they consume more vitamin E.

B Vitamins
The B vitamins work together in energy metabolism and muscle function. These vitamins include B-1 (thiamin), B-2 (riboflavin), niacin, B-6, and biotin.

Potassium
Potassium aids in muscle contraction and balances fluids and minerals when you sweat.

Zinc
Zinc helps regulate metabolism. Exercise increases zinc loss from the body. A zinc deficiency can reduce muscle function.

Calcium
The average adult consumes only half the recommended daily intake of 1,000-1,300 mg of calcium each day. When you’re calcium deficient, your bones weaken, which increases the risk of stress fractures, especially if you run or do other impact activities. Calcium is critical for bone formation and strength, nerve impulse transmission, muscle contraction, blood clotting and blood pressure control.

Protein
Protein is not only used as a source of energy but is also necessary to repair tissue, build muscles, and produce enzymes and hormones. It’s important to consume high-quality protein, such as soy protein.

Enzymes
For muscle recovery, protein-digesting enzymes such as bromelain and papain are ideal to help reduce inflammation. Bromelain, for example, has been shown to reduce swelling, bruising, healing time and pain following physical injuries. It also reduces inflammation associated with tendinitis, sprains and strains, and other minor muscle injuries.

Email me cinjoco@hotmail.com and I can set you up with our patented formulas:

    Such as Innergize!® which features ingredients like ChromeMate® and OptiZinc®, the most readily absorbed forms of chromium and zinc available.

 

 

 
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ProVantage® soy-based performance enhancer supplies a balance of nutrients formulated to improve performance, endurance, recovery and repair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Patented Arthaffect® joint support formula helps repair and rebuild joint tissues with over 20 ingredients hailed by researches worldwide for their benefits.

 

 

 

 

Support your body with building blocks it needs to keep you performing at your peak. You’ll find it easier to get fit — and stay fit — when you feel good from the start.
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