The importance of good nutrition receives a lot of emphasis for anyone recovering from an injury. Nutrition – the vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and fats your body needs – are important but they alone aren’t enough.
When training, doing that ‘one-more-rep’ can be a mental, physical and emotional battle. During a competition, sometimes keeping focused and pushing through the pain and exhaustion takes everything you have. And then you get to the hard part.
Plants are unique. They contain the enzymes needed to break them down for digestion. If you take an apple fresh from the tree and start chewing, it releases enzymes that go to work breaking down its sugars and fibers.