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Can Vitamin D make you a better athlete?

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Every morning, I take 2 vitamin D capsules, and I like to tell myself that I can actually feel an improvement in my immune system and general energy levels. However, it’s always nice to be backed up by research. Recently, I saw this review on vitamin D and athletic performance, and thought that it was too nice not to share on the blog:

This study offers interesting new information about how vitamin D status in humans relates to muscular recovery from exercise.

More pre-exercise vitamin D meant less post-exercise muscle weakness and better recovery through the entire recovery process. Less pre-exercise vitamin D meant more weakness and worse recovery.

Read the article here: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/research-review-vit-d-recovery 

Another interesting article about vitamin D and athletic performance:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/23/phys-ed-can-vitamin-d-improve-your-athletic-performance/?_r=0 

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