by Debra A. Wein, MS, RD, NSCA-CPT
Personal Training Quarterly January 2013
Vol 1, Issue 1
Beets, a rich source of antioxidants and nitrates, may serve to improve blood pressure and blood flow throughout the body, including the muscles, brain, and heart. Consuming beetroot juice prior to high-intensity exercise may help improve a workout by increasing the amount of time before lactic acid builds up.
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