Being athletic comes at a cost. Of course, the benefits of an athletic lifestyle far outweigh the risks; the risks are real yet can be minimized and possibly eliminated. Athletes push their bodies fast, hard and continually for long periods. Some extreme athletes push even harder constantly testing limitations.
Creating a prevention plan for yourself is a crucial step in limiting the chances of injury to your body. Here are some key steps you will want to take as part of your injury prevention program.
Above all, have fun. Adhere to a program that protects your body but be sure not to be too significant about it. The main goal should be to have fun and to do it in a way that enables you to spend a lot more time enjoying and a lot less time hurting.
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The following is adapted from The Search for the Perfect Protein.
Today, many people suffer from a condition they may not even know exists: “leaky gut.”
You see, the gut requires adequate amounts of essential amino acids to regenerate itself every few days. If they are lacking in the body, then the gut membrane can become more permeable, creating an increased susceptibility to “leak” fragments from proteins and microorganisms into the bloodstream from the intestines.
As you can imagine, this is very bad. Some people contract infections from their own intestines, which can lead to a blood infection, resulting in sepsis or meningitis.
The word “micronutrients” sure sounds nice.
Health marketers use it as a generic catch-all term, but usually without any specific meaning.
It’s easy to have an idea about what it probably is –– small nutrients, right? –– and it’s easy to understand that they are probably important.
But what are they really? And what do they do? Are there different kinds?
This article will help you clear up the confusion so you can make an informed choice about your health and nutrition and what is or is not a worthwhile purchase.