Beets found to significantly improve athletic performance while reducing oxygen needs—upsetting a fundamental tenet of sports physiology.
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The “wild ride” of which I speak is a three-week series—my longest video sequence yet—exploring this phenomenon. In Priming the Proton Pump, I’ll discuss the proposed mechanism, and then delve into the pros, cons, and controversies surrounding the performance-enhancing effects of vegetables. Strap yourself in!
For more context, check out my associated blog posts: Using Greens to Improve Athletic Performance; Top 10 Most Popular Videos of the Year; Cancer-Proofing Your Body; Increasing Muscle Strength with Fenugreek; Plant-Based Diets for Rheumatoid Arthritis; and Breast Cancer & Alcohol: How Much Is Safe?