POSTED ON March 10, 2015

Performance-Enhancing Drinks: 5 Juicing Secrets You’ve Never Heard Of

0 Comments / CATEGORY: Nutrition

Beet it Up

Are you a cyclist looking for that extra boost? One University of Exeter study has shown that beetroot juice helped cyclists finish 3% faster in 2.5 and 10 mile trials! For better muscle and cardio performance make sure you drink a smoothie with some of those dark red bulbs 2 to 3 hours before your next workout.

Be a Green Machine

A lot of people are jumping on the green juice bandwagon, but not too many really understand why they’re doing it. Green, leafy vegetables help boost your magnesium levels, which many people (especially men) don’t get enough of in their typical diets. Magnesium will activate enzymes that put your energy production into overdrive, while keeping your nervous system and muscles in tip-top condition!

Vitamin “See, I Told You So!”

Everyone knows they should be drinking more Vitamin C, but did you know it doesn’t have to come from fruit? These days, if you can’ t get your hands on some fresh oranges, you can seek out a supplement, like the Advocare Vitamin C boosters that we offer at our Core Fitness smoothie bar. Don’t skimp on Vitamin C! It’s an important one; so however you end up getting it, make sure you go overboard!

Cherry Good For You

Cherries are good for more than just cocktail toppers; these little red power-bombs can really help you pack a punch during your next workout! Make sure you’re throwing the sour tart variety (known as Montmorency cherries) into your next exercise smoothie for what research has proven to be a great way to prevent muscle fatigue and damage.

Nutty for Coconut

The pure salts, vitamins, and sugars in coconut water will give you an energy boost without the crash. Freeze some as ice cubes and throw those into the blender with the rest of your favorite ingredients for your next explosive fitness juice! Love these recipes? We’ve got more where that came from! Stop into Core Fitness’s juice bar next time you’re in the neighborhood, and we’ll give you a crash course on what to throw into your (or our) blender the next time you’re looking to prep for a killer workout!

post a comment

Fill out all required fields to send a message. You have to login to your wordpress account to post any comment. Please don't spam, thank you!

  • Core Fitness is an amazing work-out facility. The entire team of staff, coaches, and trainers are top-notch to say the least.

    - Russ Richardson

  • Moving home and having to find a new box was nerve wrecking but everyone at CrossFit Up Dog welcomed me with open arms. The staff is amazing and the classes are always a challenge! Everyone is so motivating and fun to be around. I couldn't have picked a better box on the beach to be apart of!

    - Leigh Schwartz

  • I began at Crossfit Up Dog in November, 2013. Over the last 16 months I've lost 60 lbs, completely transformed my health, broken through physical barriers I never thought were possible and gained more new friends than I can count.

    - Zach Brockman

  • Crossfit has changed the projection of my life both physically and mentally. I owe my success to the crossfit community at Core that rallied around me and pushed me to success.

    - Katelyn Guild

  • CrossFit has changed the way I live my life. At Crossfit Up Dog I look forward to getting up and hitting the box, so I can see results day in and day out. I do not always meet my goals, but with CrossFit I have learned to appreciate progress – progress that is tangible.

    - David Neace

  • CrossFit Up Dog is a place I can go to get a challenging workout with a great community that supports and encourages me in exceeding my goals.

    - Amy Shroff