Nutritional Strategies to Balance Exercise-Induced Inflammation

by Laurel Wentz, PhD, RD, CSSD
NSCA Coach April 2014
Vol 3, Issue 2


While acute inflammation is a normal response to high-intensity training, chronic inflammation results in depressed immunity and impaired muscle response. Learn about nutritional strategies to help balance exercise-induced inflammation to optimize performance outcomes.

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This article originally appeared in NSCA Coach, a quarterly publication for NSCA Members that provides valuable takeaways for every level of strength and conditioning coach. You can find scientifically based articles specific to a wide variety of your athletes’ needs with Nutrition, Programming, and Youth columns. Read more articles from NSCA Coach »



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Laurel Wentz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Science at East Carolina University and a post-Doctoral research officer at Bang ...

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