8 foods to improve your endurance

To improve your endurance you must suffer but not only! Here are 8 foods to improve your natural endurance and doping without doping

The grenade

Pomegranates are rich in polyphenols, such as punicalagin, which prove to be remarkable antioxidants and powerful anti-inflammatory. Consuming it would reduce muscle pain and inflammation by 10%, according to research from the University of Texas.

Peanut butter

Eat two tablespoons of peanut butter before training. It contains an amino acid, L-tyrosine, dopamine precursor, which contributes to the improvement of your concentration and your mental capacities, according to a study carried out at the University of Maryland.

The Gherkin

High potassium content, low sodium level. Pickle is the food you should eat to balance the electrolyte or mineral salt levels that you lose when you sweat during a workout ( Journal of Athletic Training ).

La bettrave

Beets are rich in nitrate, a compound which, transformed in the body into nitric oxide, has the property of regulating blood pressure and promoting vasodilation. What save a few seconds on your best times ( Journal of Nutrition ).

Dried tomato

Thirty grams of sun-dried tomatoes provide your body with almost a third of the recommended daily dose of iron, which helps capture and transport oxygen to the muscles ( Institute of food ).

The banana

Scientific studies have shown that bananas are as good for endurance as “sports” drinks (according to the Human Perfomance Lab ). Without chemical compound and much less expensive than the latter, it will make you crack.

The Orange juice

The consumption of a glass of orange juice, source of vitamin C, would stimulate almost 10% the absorption of iron by the body … Which contributes to good oxygenation of the muscles ( Clinical Nutrition ).

Turkey breast

Turkey meat contains an amino acid derivative, beta-alanine, which will increase your performance by promoting the elimination of lactic acid, according to a study published in the International Society of Sports Nutrition .