Holiday Special – Tips for Athletes
Athletes of different magnitude and sport discipline prepare themselves for practices, intense training sessions, competitions, and entire competitive seasons. Holiday season where everyone around will be indulging to all kinds of food should not be an exception. In this case, holiday season could also be referred to as eating season.
Holiday season kicks off with Halloween candy, continues with Thanksgiving and ends with numerous parties, enormous fests, alcohol and even a selection of deserts throughout December (or if you prefer, during Christmas time).
The Importance of Guarana Berry for Athletes
Guarana berry is quite popular in the fitness industry nowadays and is sold as a dietary supplement that is used by athletes to improve their performance.
Once thought to be a gift from the gods by native Brazilians, guarana has been used for centuries as tea in Guarani culture. Nowadays, guarana is most widely used as a healthy stimulant as it contains about twice the caffeine of the coffee bean. In addition to caffeine, it also contains theobromine and theophylline which are a different type of stimulant and can positively affect the central nervous system.
Can Tyrosine Improve Athletic Peformance?
The supplement market has grown enormously over the past couple of decades. Most of the supplements sold however have little effect on our health and specifically, our athletic performance. No supplement will ever be able to overtake hard work, but there are supplements that when combined with hard work can make you a fitness pro and keep you healthy. One of them, or part of them as their key ingredient, is L-Tyrosine which has been shown to play an important role in sports performance and delivering immense benefits to athletes.
L-tyrosine is an amino acid found mainly in animal products. In specific, eating meat is important to sports performance, not only for its ability build and repair muscle tissue, but also for activating healthy brain chemical messengers known as neurotransmitters.