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.
Inflammation afflicts so many people today it might be hard to believe that your body naturally produces the best anti-inflammatory in the world. They’re called enzymes – specifically metabolic enzymes. Of course, this prompts the question.
Systemic and proteolytic enzymes deserve a lot more attention for their impact on your health. They really are the rock stars! Their job is different from digestive enzymes which break down food and aid absorption into the blood stream.