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5 Best supplements for men

The 5 best supplements for men to help the body cope with the every-day stresses and fast pace of a busy day!

  1. Feeling generally run down tired and just a bit out of sorts Vitamin D for that added boost as it plays a big part in the nervous system and is very good for the immune system and bone health. It is better to take Vitamin D in the mornings as it could disrupt your sleep.
  2. If your body feels like it is taking strain after a workout you should look at taking Omega-3 fatty acids or increasing food which is high in this compound in your diet. They reduce inflammation, stress and are good to increase endurance. Foods that contain this are salmon, chia seeds and nuts.
  3. For those who are not sleeping very well try adding magnesium to your daily intake of supplements.
    Magnesium is not only good for your bones and muscles but it is also good for brain function. For very active men Magnesium is a must!
  4. For strained or tired muscles it is best to start taking creatine, it is an organic acid that helps muscle cells create ATP.
  5. Probiotic the good bacteria filled with many health benefits that can actually give your workout that added boost.

As with any sort of supplement and various forms of medications, supplements, vitamins and so, it is always advisable to take them under a doctor or nutritionist supervision to ensure you are taking the correct doses and supplements to meet your required need.

Try to each fresh raw/uncooked vegetable whenever and wherever you can as they contain most vitamins in their purest form and from which you can get the most benefit.

As with exercise there really is no quick shortcut way to achieve your optimum health.  Instead, the path is really quite difficult and daunting!  But patience, perseverance and hard work pay off to lead to a healthier, fitter and happier you.  When you are healthy and happy it encourages others around to follow suit and so too will their followers.

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5 Sports supplements for woman

Women have a natural layer of fat that is just harder to shape those six packs.  Women also have to cope with their body playing nasty tricks on them at least once a month, not to mention all the ups and downs it has on the moods.  Add to the mix the fast paced life style woman lead today balancing work and home life it is no wonder that by the time you hit the gym your body is already all but burned out for the day and in need of an extra boost.

Here are 5 supplements that added to your daily diet can give you that added boost to help those endorphins put the smile back on your face and enjoy your workout.

  1. Green tea extract
    Green tea has been around for centuries and has many beneficial qualities. The extract that is taken from the tea is the polyphenol epigallocatechin gallate.
    This extract helps to support muscle recovery after an intense workout and aids in the support of healthy joints while increasing the metabolic and fat burning rates.
  2. Vitamin C
    Whilst Vitamin C is always top of the list to help support the immune systems and a known anti-oxidant it is also synthesized amino acids, collagen and hormones with the added bonus of destroying free radicals created from exercise and stress.
  3. Calcium
    Calcium our friend when it comes to promoting good bone health, but calcium is also required to help with muscle contraction and without an adequate supply of this essential mineral muscle contraction does not work correctly.
  4. Creatine
    Creatine is a compound that naturally occurs in muscle tissue, it helps to draw needed water into the muscle cells and may help increase the amount of energy reserves the body has for increased endurance and strength.
  5. Vitamin D
    Usually always pictured with a sun shining somewhere as it is the vitamin from the sun.
    It is also known to be associated with greater muscle strength and may even help to support fat loss and is a good combination to be taken with calcium.

If you need a pick me up throughout the day there is still that one hot beverage that is a favorite amongst people worldwide – caffeine!  It improves sports performance, reduces fatigue and makes you more alert. It has the potential to lift your spirits and lighten your mood which has a positive effect on a person’s health.

The main benefits of fruit infused water

People have been doing it since way back but recently fruit infused water has become a big trend with as a healthy alternative to various other drinks.

Here is a look at some of the benefits one may get from infusing our water with fruit:

  1. Hydration
    It has to be number one on the list let’s face it we all know that we are supposed to drink those eight normal glasses of water a day. So why not make it a little tastier to encourage a person to reach their daily required intake to get our bodies hydrated, rid it toxins, get rid of fatigue, headaches and keep our complexion bright.
    The fruit or a combination of fruits of your choice infused for no less than 30 minutes will give the water a great flavor.  Served chilled and in a glass water bottle for the best results.
  2. Skin Health
    Keeping your body hydrated with water leads to clearer smoother skin. Good hydration equals fewer wrinkles and a much healthier skin because water intake helps regenerate new skin cells.
  3. Detox
    Water is great for ridding the body of any toxins.

Here are some Fruit combinations and what they can aid with infused into the water:

Lemon – aids in digestive health and boosts the metabolism

Ginger – aids in nausea, digestion and weight loss

Apple – high in antioxidants, Vitamins C and B complex

Mandarin and or Orange – you cannot beat these fruits for the Vitamin C and amazing taste they add

Cinnamon – the many benefits of this spice are well known and it gives everything a great flavor

Cilantro – adds a unique taste to the water mix