My post yesterday was all about the benefits of beets for athletes, and the general population as well. After picking up two bunches of beets at the farmer’s market, I had some to spare. So, I roasted some, and boiled some. A friend sent me a red velvet cupcake recipe, that had beets as an
For athletes, as well as for the average person, beets are a super food. Why is this you ask? Multiple reasons, lets talk about why. Beets contain high amounts of inorganic nitrate. Nitrate gets converted to nitrite, and finally to nitric oxide. During exercise, nitric oxide is important for: Mitochondrial respiration Regulation of blood flow
Over the weekend, I was looking for an outing to go on, which would get me out of the house, give me a little exercise, but also not be too challenging on my hamstring. We have never been to the Baltimore Farmer’s Market and Bazar, and we have been missing a lot. What a wonderful

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