All Things Purple

It's been known for a few years now that beetroot, more specifically beetroot juice, can help to improve some types of athletic performance by up to 16%!! This is through a widening effect on the blood vessels, allowing more oxygen to arrive at the muscles and being able to work at a higher intensity with less fatigue. Pretty neat really!

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Research has been expanding into all types of fruits and vegetables containing dark purple pigments in their skins or juices. Not only are they a potent source of antioxidants and vitamins and fantastic for recovery but some of them are also showing performance enhancing benefits. Once again another win for adding a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet! 

The key is knowing the right timing of when to include these kind of fruits & veg to maximise your performance, and that's where we can help!